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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 | 4987 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 | 3987 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 | 3046 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 | 3929 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 | 2584 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 | 2303 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 | 2930 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 | 4081 Views


Police issue 87 traffic-related citations in Atherton on Wednesday

Police issued 87 traffic-related citations in Atherton on Wednesday, March 4, during a day of extra patrols with a focus...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by comment?, on Mar 6, 2015 at 8:10 am | 7 comments | 4305 Views


Atherton may vie for accounting contract

Atherton is considering vying for a contract to provide financial and accounting services for the South Bayside Waste Management...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Huh?, on Mar 5, 2015 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 1281 Views


Atherton new Little League facilities due to open in April

The new Little League field and grandstand in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park should be completed in time to begin games...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Beth, on Mar 12, 2015 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 2756 Views


Atherton to bid for financial services contract with waste management agency

Although one council member was strongly opposed to the idea, Atherton's City Council has voted to allow the town to compete...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by I got a better idea, on Mar 13, 2015 at 10:03 pm | 4 comments | 2648 Views


Tonight: Atherton to ink deal with civic center architect

Atherton's City Council is scheduled to approve tonight an initial contract with WRNS Studios, the architectural firm that...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Mar 19, 2015 at 7:09 am | 2 comments | 1383 Views


Another daytime car burglary reported in Holbrook-Palmer Park

For the second time in a little more than a week, Holbrook-Palmer Park was the site of a broad-daylight vehicle burglary...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 30, 2015 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 2807 Views


What should Atherton do with millions in excess library funds?

Atherton property owners pay a library tax that generates about $1 million a year more than is needed to operate the Atherton...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Duh?, on Apr 1, 2015 at 2:49 pm | 3 comments | 1263 Views


No fooling: Atherton rental available at only $50,000 a month

Looking for a Midpeninsula rental? There's a nice seven bedroom, 9.5 bath home coming up in Atherton. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Mac, on Apr 3, 2015 at 11:22 am | 6 comments | 3861 Views


Chowchilla kidnapper, a former Atherton resident, found fit for parole

One of three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 was found fit for parole Wednesday by a two-member...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by What?, on Aug 2, 2015 at 4:28 pm | 3 comments | 3137 Views


Atherton: Human remains not found at scene of house fire

Investigators searching for possible victims in the abandoned single-story house at 29 Shearer Drive in Atherton that was...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by O, on May 10, 2015 at 7:32 pm | 5 comments | 3376 Views


Atherton not willing to give up library tax revenue without a fight

Atherton's City Council members made it clear at an April 1 study session that they have some major concerns about a county...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by NFO Neighbor, on Jul 4, 2016 at 2:26 pm | 4 comments | 2358 Views


Why Atherton might leave county library system

A set of talking points that will be before the Atherton Council for adoption at its Wednesday, April 15, meeting make...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Pam, on Apr 16, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 12 comments | 2437 Views
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