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Solution to Drainage Lawsuit about to be Filed

Apparently, the Town of Atherton has a relatively new drainage policy that I just learned about in the context of a courageous...

Original post made by Candle Lighter on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by maybe so but, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:06 pm | 5 comments | 1619 Views


Search is on for New Atherton City Manager

Yes, this is wishful thinking. However when it does become time to look for Gruber's replacement, the City Council would...

Original post made by talent scout on Jan. 16, 2010
Last comment by Candle Lighter, on Jan 26, 2010 at 10:53 pm | 11 comments | 1619 Views


Council appoints interim Town Manager in secret

Sadly our Town Council has considered three unnamed candidates for the position of interim Town Manager and has selected...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Oct 19, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 12 comments | 1619 Views


Coyotes race through Atherton

"That was something," said Joni Woodside as she described watching a pack of at least three coyotes chase a deer through...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Melinda Tevis, on Apr 7, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1619 Views


Two local schools hit by burglars in one week

Reading, writing, breaking and entering -- two local schools discovered an unfortunate addition to their curriculum during...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 18, 2011 at 10:28 am | 5 comments | 1619 Views


League of Women Voters provide election info and video links on their website

Go to and check out the ballot measures and candidates for the November election. Notable videos include...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 2, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 1619 Views


Grand jury slams county on pension fund

In its second report in two years on this topic, the San Mateo County civil grand jury lambastes county officials over a...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Poster, on Apr 18, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1619 Views


Portola Valley: Ball field renovation to start in June

The Portola Valley Town Council has agreed to accept a bid of $403,888 from the Jensen Corp., a landscape contractor, to...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by hmmmm..., on May 9, 2013 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1619 Views


Peninsula Cities Consortium issues high-speed rail challenge: 'build it right or not at all'

Atherton, Menlo Park and three of its allies in the Peninsula Cities Consortium have issued a new call for the California...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by AMAZED, on Jul 10, 2010 at 8:47 am | 4 comments | 1618 Views


How do you know it's a police officer?

After a young woman from Atherton was pulled over recently by what turned out to be a police impersonator who stole her car...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 28, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 1618 Views


Menlo Park History Museum

I was thinking the other day how nice it would be if the City of Menlo Park had a History Museum. Having incorporated in...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on May 11, 2012 at 8:13 pm | 12 comments | 1618 Views


Confusing bike trail leads to accident on Facebook campus

Steven Lowenthal likes to bike to work. But the avid cyclist, who clocks up to 145 miles on weekend bike rides, found his...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by pedestrian, on Aug 31, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 4 comments | 1618 Views


Girl killed in I-280 crash is identified

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified the girl who was killed in a crash on Interstate...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Diego campos , on Jul 5, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 1618 Views


Newspapers Commit Suicide

Friday morning the San Francisco Chronicle fired 30 people, without notice. Now the San Diego Union-Tribune is getting rid...

Original post made by Steve Frank on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by also jaded, on May 11, 2009 at 8:27 am | 2 comments | 1617 Views


A Challenge to the Atherton City Attorney

The following is an e-mail to the Atherton City Attorney calling attention to what appears to be a fraudulent misrepresentation...

Original post made by John P. Johns on Jul. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1617 Views


Saturday: Open house for Filoli volunteers

The many ways to volunteer at Filoli will be discussed at the semi-annual volunteer recruitment open house at 9:30 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Say What??, on Jan 20, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 1617 Views


Why did Sequoia Healthcare District give $102,500 to Star Vista?

Star Vista, formerly Youth and Family Enrichment Services (name change courtesy of $55,000 pro bono services of the Taproot...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1617 Views


Two in custody following car chase and crash

Two suspects in an attempted armed robbery of a jewelry store in North Fair Oaks are in custody and two more are being sought...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by North Fair Oaks neighbor, on Jan 17, 2013 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1617 Views


Almanac: Covering community for 50 years

On Sept. 8, 1965, the first issue of the Country Almanac appeared in mailboxes all over Portola Valley and Woodside. The...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by Yera, on Sep 9, 2015 at 2:49 pm | 3 comments | 1617 Views


Menlo Park facing serious deficit -- is it being covered up?

I just raad an email letter from Chuck Bernstein and he shows where the City is facing a huge 3.4 million deficit. I looked...

Original post made by looking on on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 8, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 28 comments | 1616 Views
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Removing El Camino lanes from parking or vehicle movement >> HSR v BART
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