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Local NJB champions

Teamwork and talent led to triumph for a local Redwood NJB (National Junior Basketball) team when they were crowned champions...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by bobby joe fred the 16th, on Apr 18, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments | 2681 Views


Atherton awaits payment for Obama visit to town

Dear Town of Atherton: The check is <B>not</I></B> in the mail. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by sr, on Jun 16, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 1966 Views


Menlo Park may keep binding arbitration for police misconduct cases

A proposed contract with the police sergeants union eases Menlo Park's retirement obligations for new employees. But the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Gov't out of control, on Aug 14, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 5159 Views


Atherton removes Circus Club tax hike from ballot measure

After hearing from a number of unhappy residents and having second thoughts about a July 17 decision on the town's parcel...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Agreed, on Aug 14, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 2 comments | 2141 Views


Atherton: Thefts, burglaries prompt warning

The Atherton Police Department is reminding residents to lock their vehicles and the doors and windows of their homes on...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Of course, on Aug 29, 2013 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 2649 Views


Code enforcement gets a boost in Atherton

Although Atherton will continue to cite violators of its city ordinances only when a complaint is received or a public official...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 17, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 10463 Views


Editorial: Rick DeGolia for Atherton Council

Besides deciding whether to renew the parcel tax (see below) Atherton residents will select one of three City Council candidates...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Tsk tsk tsk, on Oct 24, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 2135 Views


DeGolia the biggest fundraiser in race for Atherton council seat

Rick DeGolia has raised far more funds -- and has spent considerably more of that money -- than his two competitors for a...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 29, 2013 at 8:47 pm | 2 comments | 2406 Views


Atherton poised to prohibit sleeping in vehicles on street

Although the town has had few problems with homeless people camping on its streets, Atherton is in the process of adopting...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by John, on Nov 10, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 8096 Views


Atherton police urge more vigilance in face of latest overnight thefts

The rash of burglaries in Atherton's Selby Lane neighborhood continues, with three residents calling police to report thefts...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by JoseG, on Nov 21, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 20673 Views


Atherton makes #1 on Forbes list

Congratulations to Atherton, #21 most expensive zip code in the USA according to the November 18, 2013 edition of Forbes. Unfortunately,...

Original post made by Snap! on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Stella, on Nov 30, 2013 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 1223 Views


Woman in her 40s dies in county's first flu-related death this season

The first flu-related death of the season in San Mateo County was reported Thursday. A woman in her 40s died after contracting...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 10, 2014 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments | 3253 Views


Atherton council: No interest in outsourcing cops

Atherton City Council members began their review of the town's 2014-15 budget at their May 21 meeting by making it clear...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Broken promise by Bill Widmer, on May 24, 2014 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 3620 Views


Lyme foundation raises $500K at Portola Valley benefit

The Bay Area Lyme Foundation raised nearly $500,000 at its second annual LymeAid benefit concert at a Portola Valley home....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jerry Seidel, on Jun 12, 2014 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 23785 Views


Three potential candidates start process in Atherton

Three people have taken the first steps toward running for the Atherton City Council in November. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Wrong, on Jul 16, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 1905 Views


Atherton council selects civic center project manager

Atherton's City Council approved a contract with a project manager for their new civic center, moving the project a step...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 17, 2014 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 2944 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 | 5583 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 | 1745 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 | 1241 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 | 1716 Views
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