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Atherton's new mayor lays out his vision

New Atherton mayor Rick DeGolia's vision for the coming year includes a new civic center that creates all its own energy...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Tricia, on Dec 19, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 2612 Views


Atherton couple celebrate 70th anniversary

On Dec. 22, 1944, a young man named Joe Cotton asked Rema Nelson to marry him. Recently returned to the states from being...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2014
Last comment by Amy Renalds, on Dec 21, 2014 at 7:54 am | 2 comments | 3821 Views


Widmer loses new job before he has a chance to take it

The Rancho Palos Verdes City Council on Monday night, Dec. 22, voted 4-1 to rescind the offer it had made to hire Atherton...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Interesting..., on Dec 25, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 7 comments | 6072 Views


Atherton police seek man who followed 13-year-old girl

A 13-year-old girl out jogging in Atherton was followed by a white man in a dark gray Toyota Prius for about 40 minutes on...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Dec 24, 2014 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 3175 Views


Atherton police catch alleged burglars inside home

Atherton police responding to reports of a burglary on Mesa Court on Wednesday morning caught and arrested two alleged burglars. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by YAY, on Jan 15, 2015 at 4:09 pm | 5 comments | 3989 Views


Rash of suspicious incidents in Atherton

Atherton police say residents should take precautions in the wake of a series of recent suspicious incidents that appear...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Memories, on Jan 20, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 8 comments | 5346 Views


Atherton unhappy about Caltrain electrification project

Caltrain's governing board has approved the environmental report needed to go ahead with electrification of the rail service...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 24, 2015 at 2:34 pm | 21 comments | 4879 Views


Atherton considers lawsuit over rail electrification report

Atherton's City Council has asked for a closed-session meeting with the town's attorney to discuss suing Caltrain over the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Robert S. Allen, on Jan 26, 2015 at 7:19 am | 29 comments | 5652 Views


Tuesday: Atherton interviews architect finalists

Atherton will soon choose between two finalists bidding to design the town's new civic center, and is scheduled to sign an...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Jan 26, 2015 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 2593 Views


Man, 61, sentenced to 25 years to life for Atherton, Menlo Park crimes

A 61-year-old man who dropped his cell phone and ID while being chased by police, left his DNA and fingerprints at the crime...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Jan 29, 2015 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments | 3725 Views


Hit and run driver knocks out power in parts of Atherton and Menlo Park

A hit and run driver struck a power pole on Bay Road early Saturday morning, knocking out power to as many as 300 people...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 3, 2015 at 10:13 am | 7 comments | 4600 Views


Traveling, financial concerns blitz Menlo College football

The Menlo College Board of Trustees announced Sunday that they have voted to end the school's football program, citing scheduling...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 3, 2015 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 2679 Views


Atherton says it will sue Caltrain over electrification plan

Unhappy with Caltrain's response to a letter from Atherton requesting concessions on plans to electrify the rail system between...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Feb 9, 2015 at 5:15 pm | 36 comments | 4985 Views


Atherton sues Caltrain over electrification

Atherton has sued the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, alleging the agency improperly approved the environmental impact...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Bad trend, on Feb 11, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 6 comments | 3985 Views


Atherton plans tighter right-of-way regulations

Atherton's current practice of allowing everything from wireless facilities to big rocks to be placed in the town's right-of-way...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Feb 13, 2015 at 1:28 pm | 9 comments | 3043 Views


Atherton puts study of El Camino lane reduction on hold

Atherton's City Council has decided to put off a study of reducing the number of lanes on El Camino Real while waiting to...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Westside Trucker, on Feb 24, 2015 at 10:54 am | 31 comments | 3925 Views


FBI is also looking at DA's office, sources say

A source recently interviewed by the FBI has revealed that the apparent investigation by the federal agency isn't limited...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 25, 2015 at 8:16 am | 6 comments | 2580 Views


Those were the days

College dances looked a lot different in the 1940s, and this photo of a Menlo College spring formal offers a glimpse of that...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Atherton Resident, on Feb 27, 2015 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 2302 Views


Atherton: Extra patrols focus on pedestrian hazards

Extra police patrols will be in Atherton on Wednesday, March 4, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Their focus: driving behavior that...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Srini, on Mar 5, 2015 at 12:18 pm | 8 comments | 2928 Views


Atherton: Eastbound Marsh Road closed Thursday, Friday

Eastbound Marsh Road in Atherton will be closed for fence repair on Thursday and Friday, March 5 and 6, from 9 a.m. to 3...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by patrick, on Mar 5, 2015 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments | 4079 Views
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