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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 | 1384 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 | 2810 Views


Atherton exploring town-wide, very high-speed fiber optic network

Plans for an Atherton-wide, very high-speed optical fiber network, designed to provide faster and more reliable Internet...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Tom, on May 7, 2015 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 3662 Views


Willie Mays love-fest at dedication of new Atherton Little League field

Atherton resident Willie Mays was the subject of a grand slam of loving tributes on Saturday, May 9, as Homer Field at Willie...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by David , on May 13, 2015 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 3608 Views


Atherton approves master plan for Holbrook-Palmer Park

A master plan for the future development of Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park was adopted by the Atherton City Council on May...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Jun 4, 2015 at 4:47 pm | 2 comments | 3079 Views


Atherton: Thieves target unlocked cars in Lindenwood

Thieves took items from three unlocked cars parked in driveways in Lindenwood during the night of June 7 or early morning...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Jun 9, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 2209 Views


Middlefield Re-Striping Concern

Is the merging lane when turning East on Marsh from Middlefield going away? With the new painting going on, it looks like...

Original post made by Richard Vaughan on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Richard Vaughan, on Jul 14, 2015 at 6:51 pm | 2 comments | 465 Views


Water use in June down dramatically for local communities

Water customers in Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton cut water use by 47 percent and more in June when measured against...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jul 20, 2015 at 4:19 pm | 2 comments | 1919 Views


Atherton police invite residents to National Night Out

It should be an old-fashioned night of family fun, including a barbecue, games, face-painting and music, as well as a helicopter...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Got Jealousy?, on Aug 3, 2015 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 3326 Views


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 | 2552 Views


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 | 2750 Views


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 | 1350 Views


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 | 2161 Views


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 | 1908 Views


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

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by jackrabbit, on Mar 26, 2016 at 8:33 am | 2 comments | 1730 Views


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 | 1185 Views


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 | 1487 Views


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 | 2469 Views


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 | 347 Views


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 | 4453 Views
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