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ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton weighs Menlo School expansion plans

Whether the town should give Menlo School a height variance for a third-floor addition at the rear of the school's most historic...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by Menlo neighbor, on Aug 26, 2015 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 2665 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton moves ahead with new stoplight for El Camino

After years of pressing Caltrans to make crossing El Camino Real safer for pedestrians and bicyclists, Atherton appears poised...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Sep 17, 2015 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 2845 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton wants fire district in civic center

Atherton has asked the board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District to have a place in the town's new civic center. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 29, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 1452 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton drops permit fee for solar installations

Atherton's City Council made two moves toward becoming a more environmentally friendly town on Nov. 18 when it eliminated...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 25, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 2252 Views

ATHERTON

Saturday: Walk to see new plans for Flood Park

To show community members the most recent plans to revitalize the 21-acre Flood Park in Menlo Park, there will be a public...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Del Norte Ave Neighbor, on Mar 18, 2016 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 2070 Views

ATHERTON

Police calls: Cameras stolen after three windows smashed

Crime and accident reports for Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Atherton and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/03/25/police-calls-cameras-...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by jackrabbit, on Mar 26, 2016 at 8:33 am | 2 comments | 1838 Views

ATHERTON

Proposed Atherton budget foresees a $5 million surplus

Although Atherton's budget is solidly in the black, city staff is recommending levying the full amount of the town's parcel...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by New resident , on Jun 1, 2016 at 9:53 pm | 2 comments | 1317 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Crosswalk stoplight activation delayed

Atherton's pedestrian-activated stoplight on El Camino Real at Almendral Avenue, scheduled to go into operation on Aug....

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2016
Last comment by Westside Trucker, on Aug 1, 2016 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 1643 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton repeatedly asked Caltrans to make crossings safer

For years, Atherton has been asking the California Department of Transportation to make crossing El Camino Real, State Highway...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by My2Bits, on Aug 3, 2016 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 2702 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton wants to pursue cost-benefit study of fire district

Atherton's City Council is moving forward on a study of the tax revenue Atherton property owners pay to the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by fwiw, on Sep 19, 2016 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 580 Views

ATHERTON

Is Atherton Leaning Toward Brexit ?

With so many unexpected twists and turns to the political climate these days, it's natural to consider whether the Town of...

Original post made by Independence on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 12, 2016 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 171 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Early morning fire damages Selby Lane home

Firefighters quickly put out a fire involving a garage and deck that spread to the exterior of a two-story home on Selby...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by SteveC, on Jan 6, 2017 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 3564 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Atherton to discuss how to pay for civic center

On Wednesday, Jan. 18, the Atherton City Council will discuss ways to pay for the new civic center and putting a measure...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by More prudent, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 570 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Post your memories of Portola Valley town pioneer Robert "Bob" Anderson

For the last 50 years, Robert Anderson gave much of his life to founding and building the town of Portola Valley. To view...

Original post made by Bob Booster on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by Churchgoer, on Jan 27, 2007 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 4718 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Combat ritual between two male rattlesnakes in Portola Valley

Click here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksdMaCE9_g4 to view a video of a combat ritual between two male Northern Pacific...

Original post made by In Your Back Yard on Jan. 30, 2007
Last comment by Uncle Heavy, on Jul 29, 2007 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 5216 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Driver not at fault in bicycle fatality, CHP says

The Sand Hill Road traffic accident that killed bicyclist and Portola Valley resident Rodney Smith apparently happened as...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2007
Last comment by David Boyce, on Jul 3, 2007 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 4400 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Roberts market in Portola Valley: Commission postpones action

The Portola Valley Planning Commission on Wednesday night postponed action until Dec. 13 on a conditional use permit for...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by TGodfrey, on Dec 13, 2007 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 4214 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside Priory boys keep hoop streak alive

Since the end of the 2006 season, the Woodside Priory boys' basketball team has won 34 straight Private Schools Athletic...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by A Fan, on Feb 14, 2008 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 4123 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Estate has 'limited market appeal,' says panel

When it came down to it, the excesses and "limited market appeal" of billionaire Larry Ellison's 23-acre Woodside estate...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by , on Mar 27, 2008 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 3948 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley plans dinner, grand opening for $20 million Town Center complex

A select group of Portola Valley donors and their family members, 75 residents in all, are receiving invitations to a dinner...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Chris, on Sep 3, 2008 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 3416 Views
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