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They may be slow, but they're not easy to find: Keeping up with the elusive Western pond turtle

A new program by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District aims to help Western pond turtles, California's only native...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2019
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Two former SHP Gators help USA beat Chile in Women's World Cup

Carli Lloyd and Julie Ertz each finished off headers into the back of the net off corner kicks and the U.S. women's soccer...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2019
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Longtime Atherton resident dies at 105

A memorial will be held on Saturday, June 29, for longtime Atherton resident Louis Matas, who died in April at the age of...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2019
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Jun 20, 2019 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 1672 Views

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Atherton budget remains healthy

The Atherton City Council will consider approving the town's 2019-20 fiscal year budget at its Wednesday (June 19) meeting,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 19, 2019 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 858 Views

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Atherton: Semitruck driver suffers moderate injuries in crash

A semitruck driver was transported to the hospital with moderate injuries on Monday morning (June 10) following a three-vehicle...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by Steve_J, on Jun 11, 2019 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 2024 Views

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Atherton resident, Warriors investor Mark Stevens receives one-year ban from NBA games after pushing player

Atherton resident and Golden State Warriors minority investor Mark Stevens has been fined $500,000 and barred from attending...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2019
Last comment by Thoughtful, on Jun 7, 2019 at 9:22 pm | 5 comments | 2745 Views

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Community role model: Rita Williams conquered 'barriers to success,' and now helps others who face them

Star journalist Rita Williams of Portola Valley retired from her job at KTVU television in 2013, but after a 35-year career...

Original post made on May. 20, 2019
Last comment by Dianne W, on May 30, 2019 at 7:09 am | 2 comments | 2354 Views

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Tuesday: Atherton's annual goals workshop

The Atherton City Council will hold a special meeting on Tuesday (May 28) to outline its goals for the 2019-20 fiscal year. Read...

Original post made on May. 28, 2019
Last comment by Really?, on May 28, 2019 at 9:53 pm | 1 comment | 1121 Views

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M-A stages 'The Man Who Came to Dinner'

"The Man Who Came to Dinner," a Broadway comedy about a radio personality who recuperates in a small town in Ohio after a...

Original post made on May. 23, 2019
There are no comments yet. 300 Views

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Home sales

A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Menlo Park recorded the highest home sale at $6.8 million for a...

Original post made on May. 20, 2019
Last comment by Renee Batti, on May 20, 2019 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 2042 Views

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Arrest in 1970s cold-case murder points to serial killer

Nearly six months after a Hayward man was charged in another murder that had gone unsolved for decades, DNA evidence has...

Original post made on May. 16, 2019
Last comment by Mar, on May 17, 2019 at 2:32 pm | 2 comments | 2016 Views

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Atherton police update residents on burglaries

Around 60 people attended a follow-up Atherton Police Department meeting about a recent rash of burglaries in town at Holbrook-Palmer...

Original post made on May. 7, 2019
Last comment by Itchy and Scratchy, on May 7, 2019 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1806 Views

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Atherton crowd marks start of civic center construction

Nearly 100 people gathered in Atherton on Tuesday, April 23, to celebrate what speakers said had taken at least two decades...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 25, 2019 at 7:21 pm | 2 comments | 1577 Views

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Residential burglary, car theft reported in Atherton

Atherton police have responded to a residential burglary and a car theft in recent days, according to department press releases. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2019
Last comment by Julia Brown, assistant editor, on Apr 25, 2019 at 3:55 pm | 3 comments | 2411 Views

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Atherton groundbreaking marks start of civic center work

On Tuesday, April 23, Atherton officials and community members will gather for a groundbreaking ceremony for a new town civic...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2019
Last comment by RanchGal, on Apr 23, 2019 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 1666 Views

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Wednesday: Atherton looks at ways to reduce traffic congestion

While its lack of commercial and multifamily zoning has kept the population of Atherton relatively stable in recent years,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Apr 18, 2019 at 10:08 am | 13 comments | 2303 Views

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Helen Alburger, early Ladera resident, dies at age 94

Helen Eileen Alburger, who with her husband was among the earliest residents of the Ladera community, died at her home on...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2019
Last comment by Sandy Crittenden, on Apr 15, 2019 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 1256 Views

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Atherton considers license plate readers as burglaries continue

In response to a rash of residential burglaries that have plagued the town since November, Atherton staff will study the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 28, 2019 at 6:00 pm | 23 comments | 2606 Views

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Bids come in below cost estimate for civic center project

Three out of four bids for the construction of a long-awaited new civic center in Atherton have come in below the estimated...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2019
Last comment by Ricki Shaw, on Mar 4, 2019 at 4:23 pm | 7 comments | 2342 Views

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Atherton forms subcommittee to examine town's rail service levels

The Atherton City Council will leave it to a subcommittee to come up with a recommendation on Caltrain service in town. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 1, 2019 at 6:00 pm | 1 comment | 1414 Views
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