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An urgent Atherton public safety issue - We cannot ignore the lessons of Coffey Park, Redding and Paradise

November 11, 2018 Atherton Town Council, When the Town approved, many years ago, the subdivision of the Flood Estate...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by Observer, on Nov 15, 2018 at 12:41 pm | 13 comments | 896 Views

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Surf Air to return to San Carlos Airport later this month, company says

Surf Air, the controversial members-only commuter airline behind thousands of residents' noise complaints to the San Carlos...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2018
Last comment by Q&A, on Oct 15, 2018 at 9:31 am | 34 comments | 3736 Views

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Today: Atherton investigating water capture facility at Menlo College

It's been nearly four months since Atherton City Council members, responding to protests from neighbors and visitors of Holbrook-Palmer...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Sep 22, 2018 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 1717 Views

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Local CERT teams prepare for disaster

Approximately 100 volunteers who have trained as Community Emergency Preparedness team members gathered in Atherton on Saturday,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2018
Last comment by Thank you!, on Sep 22, 2018 at 10:25 am | 4 comments | 1218 Views

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Police Calls

<I>This information is based on reports from the Menlo Park and Atherton police departments. Under the law, people charged...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Laughing, on Sep 18, 2018 at 6:25 pm | 1 comment | 387 Views

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One crosswalk, 2.5 hours: 12 tickets, 10 warnings

Atherton police officers, with some extra help from the California Highway Patrol, handed out 12 tickets and 10 warnings...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2018
Last comment by Laurel, on Sep 12, 2018 at 7:43 pm | 12 comments | 4013 Views

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Council OKs civic center design cuts, but hears donors may renege on pledges

Atherton's City Council approved at least $2.5 million in cost-saving design changes for a new administration and police...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2018
Last comment by Cold Water, on Sep 7, 2018 at 4:56 pm | 1 comment | 1508 Views

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Atherton: How can town cut cost of civic center?

Should Atherton save money by building only a new police headquarters while deferring the building of its other offices and...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2018
Last comment by The Answer is Quite Clear, on Sep 7, 2018 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 383 Views

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Wednesday: How can Atherton cut cost of civic center?

Atherton's City Council will hold an early morning meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 5, to discuss options for reducing the cost...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2018
Last comment by Local news, on Sep 5, 2018 at 12:50 pm | 7 comments | 1427 Views

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Atherton: It's official -- no council election this year

Atherton's City Council met on Aug. 21 to officially cancel the town's November City Council election by appointing the three...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2018
Last comment by Not Surprised, on Aug 24, 2018 at 1:56 pm | 4 comments | 1350 Views

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Only the three incumbents file for Atherton election

Atherton has only three candidates for three open City Council seats, so council members will decide at a special meeting...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by Election , on Aug 16, 2018 at 2:16 pm | 35 comments | 2095 Views

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Civic center cost-cutting on Atherton council agenda

Atherton's City Council will work on the difficult task of trying to figure out how to reduce the costs of its planned new...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 14, 2018 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 469 Views

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Grand jury urges county cities to prepare for crushing pension costs

Few budget-eating monsters weigh as heavily on the financial futures of California cities as a notably unsexy pest: pension...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2018
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Aug 9, 2018 at 2:41 pm | 19 comments | 4282 Views

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Atherton: Repeated false alarms would bring fines

Atherton's City Council has given preliminary approval to a new town ordinance that would impose a $400 fine for the fourth...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 9, 2018 at 1:27 pm | 5 comments | 1331 Views

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Rash of car burglaries reported in Lindenwood

Atherton police say an unknown suspect stole valuables and other items from five cars in Atherton's Lindenwood neighborhood...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2018
Last comment by 'Consolidated Virginia Mining Co, on Aug 8, 2018 at 1:30 pm | 8 comments | 1889 Views

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Atherton council members considering taking on debt to build civic center

Faced with the reality of having to slash features from the plans for a new Atherton library and town offices to bring the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 4, 2018 at 6:48 pm | 36 comments | 3993 Views

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Owners of fences encroaching on town's park property must apply for permits

Atherton has sent letters to Menlo Park property owners whose Felton Gables backyards abut Holbrook-Palmer Park, informing...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2018
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Aug 4, 2018 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 1514 Views

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Cost of renting park Pavilion may skyrocket

The cost of renting the Jennings Pavilion in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park, which can host dinners for as many as 130...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2018
Last comment by George Rodericks, on Aug 1, 2018 at 3:12 pm | 10 comments | 1611 Views

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Pursuit of suspected arsonist ends in Atherton

San Mateo County sheriff's deputies arrested a 39-year-old El Granada woman suspected of arson after a short pursuit that...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2018
Last comment by D425, on Jul 9, 2018 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 1680 Views

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Atherton will redesign its civic center

Atherton will try to redesign its planned civic center to bring its cost down to about $41 million, after the lowest bid...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 25, 2018 at 8:01 pm | 8 comments | 3302 Views
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Salt & Straw Palo Alto to open Nov. 23
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 4,117 views

Lakes and Larders (part 2)
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,416 views