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Former Almanac reporter wins education reporting award

The California School Boards Association has named former Almanac reporter Barbara Wood a recipient of its inaugural Golden...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 18, 2019 at 10:45 pm | 7 comments | 4386 Views


Atherton to discuss future of Caltrain service in town

Atherton is starting off the new year with a discussion on Caltrain's electrification project plans for the near future....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 15, 2019 at 1:50 pm | 15 comments | 7257 Views


Year in review: Atherton looks to the skies and its civic center grounds in 2018

Atherton had to go back to the drawing table after bids for construction of a new civic center complex came in 40 percent...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2018
Last comment by Funny, on Dec 31, 2018 at 1:28 am | 3 comments | 5301 Views


Authorities identify woman killed on Valparaiso Avenue

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has identified the woman who was found fatally stabbed in her home in the 900 block...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by Sally, on Dec 19, 2018 at 5:40 pm | 15 comments | 15528 Views


Avoiding a Paradise lost

Good Morning Atherton Town Council, Atherton Town Manager, Atherton Police Department Chief, Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 17, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1412 Views


Local author cooks up easy entertaining

Skylonda resident Erin Gleeson's three "The Forest Feast" vegetarian cookbooks are known around the world -- more than 250,000...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by BerangariaM, on Dec 14, 2018 at 4:31 am | 1 comment | 4793 Views


How Peninsula Clean Energy is bringing renewable energy to San Mateo County

An assortment of elected officials from across San Mateo County recently took part in the groundbreaking of the "Wright Solar...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2018
Last comment by Kevin, on Dec 1, 2018 at 4:48 pm | 2 comments | 10978 Views


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 | 2516 Views


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 | 6740 Views


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 | 4115 Views


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 | 3719 Views


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 | 1952 Views


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 | 6962 Views


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 | 3670 Views


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 | 1804 Views


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 | 3451 Views


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 | 3465 Views


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 | 3964 Views


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 | 2167 Views


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 | 7488 Views
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