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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 | 2935 Views

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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 | 3412 Views

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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 | 3914 Views

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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 | 5981 Views

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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 | 1505 Views

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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 | 1400 Views

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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 | 23502 Views

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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 | 1934 Views

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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 | 4354 Views

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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 | 2254 Views

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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 | 5191 Views

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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 | 2065 Views

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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 | 1706 Views

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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 | 2718 Views

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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 | 16245 Views

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Former Atherton councilman Jim Dobbie dies

Jim Dobbie, who resigned his seat on the Atherton City Council in March because of poor health, died yesterday (July 24)...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Ken Goldman, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:55 pm | 4 comments | 3626 Views

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Atherton homeowner fined, barred from use of home

The owner of a home on Redwood Way in Atherton has been barred from his home for a year and fined after a judge ruled in...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by support your local sheriff, unless..., on Aug 5, 2014 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 5408 Views

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Menlo Charity Horse Show jumps into its 44th year

The 44th annual Menlo Charity Horse Show, benefiting Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, will be held Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Linda, on Aug 5, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 2743 Views

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Atherton works to reduce pedestrian risks on El Camino Real

Atherton has been working with Caltrans on ways to make El Camino Real safer for at least 18 months, since a September 2012...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by matt from the block, on Aug 9, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 22 comments | 5085 Views

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Con men scam local author and physician

It can happen to the best and the brightest, apparently. Physician, author, speaker and world traveler Walter Bortz of Portola...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by "Living Longer for Dummies.", on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 1494 Views
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