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Golf club well proposal resurfaces in Menlo Park

Two years after the idea first came before Menlo Park's environmental quality commissioners, the panel will review a proposal...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Old MP, on Apr 1, 2014 at 5:37 pm | 5 comments | 2200 Views


Atherton: Making roads safer for bicyclists, walkers

An El Camino Real shrunken to four traffic lanes, with a shared bike and pedestrian trail on one side and a bike lane buffered...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 21, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 13 comments | 3847 Views


Atherton challenges Caltrain electrification report

Less than a mile of train tracks runs through Atherton, but that hasn't stopped the small town from making an outsized effort...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:27 am | 11 comments | 9140 Views


Atherton sees rising revenues, spending

Atherton officials are projecting robust revenues and a budget surplus for the 2014-15 fiscal year, prompting them to propose...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Liars!, on May 28, 2014 at 9:01 am | 7 comments | 2953 Views


Lawsuit against Circus Club alleges age discrimination, retaliation

The former head of maintenance at the Menlo Circus Club who was fired last November is suing the exclusive Atherton club...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by suzanne, on May 21, 2014 at 6:55 pm | 6 comments | 4395 Views


Atherton council favors using Watkins House as police crash pad

Atherton police officers who need to catch some shut-eye between 12-hour shifts will soon have a pretty nice place to do...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Huh?, on May 28, 2014 at 9:03 am | 5 comments | 2659 Views


Atherton council: No interest in outsourcing cops

Atherton City Council members began their review of the town's 2014-15 budget at their May 21 meeting by making it clear...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Broken promise by Bill Widmer, on May 24, 2014 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 3148 Views


Atherton: Buckheit lawsuit saga appears to be over

A May 20 federal appeals court decision is likely to close the door on the four-and-a-half-year fight involving an Atherton...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 28, 2014 at 11:34 am | 10 comments | 3599 Views


Atherton urges Surf Air to fly at higher altitudes

Taking a new approach in efforts to reduce airplane noise over Atherton, the town is sending a letter to the Federal Aviation...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Will Emite, on May 28, 2014 at 8:35 am | 11 comments | 5453 Views


Atherton: Motorcyclist suffers major injuries on El Camino Real

A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital with major injuries late Tuesday night (June 3) after he struck the rear of a car...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by KL, on Jun 9, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 1 comment | 1293 Views


Atherton parcel tax reduction unlikely

The Atherton City Council is poised to approve a full-rate parcel tax for the 2014-15 fiscal year at its regular meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Liars, on Jun 10, 2014 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1060 Views


Lyme foundation raises $500K at Portola Valley benefit

The Bay Area Lyme Foundation raised nearly $500,000 at its second annual LymeAid benefit concert at a Portola Valley home....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Seidel, on Jun 12, 2014 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 22980 Views


Former CFO sues Menlo College

A former chief financial officer of Menlo College filed a lawsuit Monday against the college, claiming he was terminated...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2014
Last comment by RICKY, on Jun 21, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 1 comment | 1491 Views


Atherton: An appeal for preservation

A volunteer nonprofit group has embarked on a ambitious plan to raise $2.5 million to restore and renovate the Carriage House...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Dame Support Needed for Town Center , on Jun 30, 2014 at 6:17 am | 11 comments | 3950 Views


Those were the days

In 1931 a chauffeur enjoys a moment with a small dog, seen on the running board of this elegant coupe. (Photo courtesy of...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by June Curran, on Jul 2, 2014 at 7:31 am | 1 comment | 1955 Views


Man killed by train in Atherton

A Walnut Creek man, 33, was struck and killed by a train at Watkins Avenue in Atherton around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by DRose, on Jul 15, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 16 comments | 4786 Views


Wednesday: Atherton may name project manager for Town Center

Finalizing a contract with mack5, the company chosen to manage the building of a new Atherton Town Center, will be on the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Jul 15, 2014 at 7:20 pm | 4 comments | 1728 Views


Three potential candidates start process in Atherton

Three people have taken the first steps toward running for the Atherton City Council in November. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Wrong, on Jul 16, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 1433 Views


Atherton council selects civic center project manager

Atherton's City Council approved a contract with a project manager for their new civic center, moving the project a step...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 17, 2014 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 2408 Views


Atherton pedestrian struck by car dies of injuries

Atherton resident Shahriar Rahimzadeh, 32, died at about 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, at Stanford Hospital of injuries sustained...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 29, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 126 comments | 15519 Views
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