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Atherton police budget gets boost due to officer disability

Mounting overtime costs resulting from the number of officers out on disability, coupled with the expense of recruiting new...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by talk about "mud"!!, on Feb 28, 2014 at 2:29 am | 8 comments | 2109 Views


Atherton: Jim Dobbie resigns from council

Jim Dobbie, a six-year Atherton City Council member, has resigned his post, only eight months before his term was to end....

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Mar 7, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 4 comments | 4899 Views


County names new environmental health director

Heather Forshey will join the San Mateo County Health System on March 24 as the new director of environmental health. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
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Menlo College student pleads no contest to drug charges

More jail time and three years of probation are ahead for a former Menlo College student after he pleaded no contest to a...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by prison gardens bloom money, on Mar 16, 2014 at 12:46 pm | 4 comments | 5106 Views


Exhibit opens doorway to decades past

A vibrant new art exhibit at Menlo College celebrates the institution's 85th anniversary. Read the full story here

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Judy Seitelman, on Mar 23, 2014 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 5246 Views


Atherton: Plans rev up for new $32 million Town Center

Will Atherton residents be willing to contribute nearly $20 million toward a new Town Center? Community leaders helping to...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sore eyes, on Mar 26, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 19 comments | 52195 Views


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 | 2707 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 | 4417 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 | 10286 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 | 3552 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 | 5025 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 | 3134 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 | 3613 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 | 4051 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 | 6355 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 | 1706 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 | 1656 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 | 23775 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 | 2142 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 | 4691 Views
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