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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 | 2037 Views

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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 | 1366 Views

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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 | 1840 Views

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Atherton Doesn't Win With Widmer

[Post removed. This strikes us as an over-the-top political hit piece, so we are taking it down.]...

Original post made by No more WMD on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 22, 2014 at 5:53 pm | 2 comments | 706 Views

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Atherton moves ahead with Pedestrian Bicycle Master Plan

Moving ahead with a plan to add bike lanes and to make it easier to get around town on foot, Atherton has adopted a Pedestrian...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Nov 22, 2014 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 2884 Views

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Atherton couple celebrate 70th anniversary

On Dec. 22, 1944, a young man named Joe Cotton asked Rema Nelson to marry him. Recently returned to the states from being...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2014
Last comment by Amy Renalds, on Dec 21, 2014 at 7:54 am | 2 comments | 4051 Views

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Traveling, financial concerns blitz Menlo College football

The Menlo College Board of Trustees announced Sunday that they have voted to end the school's football program, citing scheduling...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 3, 2015 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 2805 Views

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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 | 1485 Views

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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 | 2939 Views

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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 | 3846 Views

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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 | 3896 Views

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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 | 3289 Views

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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 | 2376 Views

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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 | 538 Views

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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 | 2095 Views

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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 | 3506 Views

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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 | 2723 Views

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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 | 2897 Views

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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 | 1504 Views

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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 | 2302 Views
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