News

Atherton apparently not on Obama's circuit, but Woodside may be

 

Rumors that President Obama would be stopping by Atherton during his Bay Area visit today (Feb. 17) are apparently unfounded.

However, there are other reports that he might make a stop in Woodside. If so, that could result in the closing of parts of Interstate 280 near or during the rush hour.

The White House says the president is due to arrive at San Francisco International Airport at 5:45 p.m. and will meet with business leaders at 6:45 p.m. at an undisclosed private residence.

With respect to Atherton, Police Chief Mike Guerra said that no roads would be closed off in the town and no presidential visit is in the cards.

He said that, in connection with the president's visit, one police officer from Atherton's force would help staff a police unit in Redwood City or Millbrae as part of a mutual aid agreement with other Bay Area jurisdictions.

Below are the guests expected to dine with Obama tonight. Many are residents of Atherton or Woodside:

- John Doerr, partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

- Carol Bartz, president and CEO, Yahoo!

- John Chambers, CEO and chairman, Cisco Systems

- Dick Costolo, CEO, Twitter

- Larry Ellison, co-founder and CEO, Oracle

- Reed Hastings, CEO, NetFlix

- John Hennessy, president, Stanford University

- Steve Jobs, chairman and CEO, Apple

- Art Levinson, chairman and former CEO, Genentech

- Eric Schmidt, chairman and CEO, Google

- Steve Westly, managing partner and founder, The Westly Group

- Mark Zuckerberg, founder, president, and CEO, Facebook

Related story: President Obama to visit Bay Area today.

Comments

Posted by Name hidden
a resident of Menlo Park: Suburban Park/Lorelei Manor/Flood Park Triangle

on Sep 22, 2017 at 12:28 pm

Due to repeated violations of our Terms of Use, comments from this poster are automatically removed. Why?


Posted by Name hidden
a resident of Menlo Park: Suburban Park/Lorelei Manor/Flood Park Triangle

on Sep 23, 2017 at 5:00 am

Due to repeated violations of our Terms of Use, comments from this poster are automatically removed. Why?


Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

I AM THE GOD OF HELL FIRE AND I BRING YOU
By Laura Stec | 29 comments | 1,739 views

Are We Really Up To This?
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 1,127 views

Nobu Palo Alto eyes next-door expansion
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 1,049 views

Couples: Initiators and Implementors
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 788 views

Don't be a ghost
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 521 views