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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 | 16521 Views


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 | 3887 Views


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 | 5571 Views


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 | 2939 Views


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 | 5413 Views


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 | 1739 Views


Atherton: Four candidates for three council seats

With the close of the filing period on Aug. 8, Atherton has an official roster of City Council candidates for the Nov. 4...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Sad, on Aug 13, 2014 at 12:25 am | 1 comment | 1499 Views


Atherton: New bright green bike lanes on Middlefield near Marsh

Bright green paint and new pavement markings reminding motorists to share the road with cyclists can now be seen on both...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Joan Hebert, on Aug 25, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 8 comments | 3773 Views


Atherton police release sketch of 'distraction' burglary suspect

Atherton police have released a sketch of a man who posed as a plumber, walked uninvited into a home on Mesa Court, and distracted...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by June Curran, on Sep 8, 2014 at 5:48 pm | 6 comments | 8979 Views


Atherton police arrest burglary suspect they say entered occupied home

Atherton police are warning residents to keep doors and windows locked after the arrest of a woman who allegedly entered...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Sep 10, 2014 at 9:58 am | 3 comments | 2649 Views


Atherton: Public hearing on housing element

A public hearing on Atherton's housing element, a state-mandated plan for providing housing to people of all income levels,...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1099 Views


Atherton: Reverse outsourcing, at least for two employees?

Atherton's City Council will consider making two current part-time contract jobs into full-time town positions when it meets...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Expect More?, on Sep 16, 2014 at 8:28 pm | 7 comments | 2280 Views


Officers again target traffic-law violators in Atherton, Menlo

Motorcycle officers return to Atherton and Menlo Park on Wednesday, Sept. 17, to ticket traffic violators in another special...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Sep 18, 2014 at 9:22 am | 11 comments | 10089 Views


Atherton residents: Surf Air noise problem getting worse; new meeting set

Last December local residents who live under the flight path of Surf Air, a new airline whose passengers pay one monthly...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 30, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 2 comments | 1238 Views


Almanac endorsements: Atherton City Council

It's been tough going for the Atherton City Council, which has operated with only four members for much of the last 15 months...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Skeptical, on Oct 10, 2014 at 5:29 am | 7 comments | 2057 Views


Atherton may study El Camino lane reduction

Atherton's City Council is scheduled to vote on Wednesday (Oct. 15) on authorizing a study of the effects of reducing from...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on Oct 15, 2014 at 3:19 pm | 20 comments | 2953 Views


Atherton moves toward study of reducing lanes on El Camino

Atherton's City Council has asked firms to propose how they would study the effects of reducing El Camino Real in Atherton...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 23, 2014 at 10:00 am | 25 comments | 3829 Views


Earthquake! Atherton gets ready for a big one

As scientists warn that a major earthquake is almost certain to strike California in the near future, Atherton residents...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cyrus Safai, on Oct 17, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 1 comment | 2574 Views


Woodland students help schools in West Africa

McKenna Brown, 14, an eighth-grader at Woodland School in Ladera, recently organized two drives to collect classroom materials...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jasmine, on Oct 22, 2014 at 12:52 am | 2 comments | 1714 Views


Atherton police offer Halloween safety tips, free glow necklaces

The Atherton Police Department will give out free glow necklaces to children and their parents on and before Halloween, starting...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by John Doe, on Oct 31, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 1413 Views
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