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ATHERTON - PLAYING WITH FIRE

For many years, the Atherton City Council has toyed with the idea of leaving the Fire District and instead either providing...

Original post made by Observer II on Jan. 13, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 14, 2020 at 5:57 am | 1 comment | 425 Views

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Man charged with burglary, trespassing in Atherton pleads not guilty

A Vallejo man who allegedly broke into and took items from an Atherton home's garage, where homeowners said they saw him...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2020
Last comment by Clunge, on Jan 2, 2020 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 3624 Views

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Rick DeGolia is Atherton's new mayor

Atherton City Council members last week chose Rick DeGolia to be the town's new mayor and Elizabeth Lewis to serve as vice...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 23, 2019 at 8:18 pm | 2 comments | 3015 Views

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Tonight: Atherton council to choose mayor, discuss fire services

The Atherton City Council has a packed schedule for its final meeting of the year when it meets tonight, Dec. 18. The agenda...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2019
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 18, 2019 at 9:32 pm | 2 comments | 1234 Views

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Property Tax Revenues to the Town of Atherton

Property Tax Revenues to the Town In November each year (due December 10), property owners pay their 1st installment of...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 16, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 17, 2019 at 4:52 pm | 4 comments | 492 Views

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Papin will not return to coach M-A football next year

Steve Papin has been let go as Menlo-Atherton football coach. M-A went 7-4 this past season in Papin’s one year as head...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2019
Last comment by Coach T, on Dec 17, 2019 at 7:05 am | 1 comment | 1479 Views

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Atherton police host ‘Shop With a Cop’ event for kids in need

Nine local students spent the morning of Dec. 11 on a holiday shopping spree at Target in Redwood City to pick out gifts...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2019
Last comment by Brian, on Dec 13, 2019 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 2636 Views

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Atherton Town Council continues to tilt at windmills

After 5years and wasting hundreds of thousands of dollar of Atherton residents' taxes the Town Council is continuing to tilt...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 13, 2019 at 11:34 am | 13 comments | 745 Views

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Students gain skills to make change at Menlo School's 'action summit'

Over a hundred students from 12 different Bay Area schools, including Menlo-Atherton High, Castilleja in Palo Alto, and Eastside...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2881 Views

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Atherton: Uber drivers, other contract workers protest outside of Uber investor's home

About 30 gig economy employees, mostly Uber drivers, on Nov. 6 protested outside the Atherton home of Bill Gurley, a venture...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Hahaha, on Nov 10, 2019 at 8:28 pm | 10 comments | 4240 Views

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Atherton City Council to examine reducing lanes on El Camino

The Atherton City Council will review a recommendation today to remove a lane from each side of El Camino Real in town to...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2019
Last comment by Carl, on Nov 6, 2019 at 6:25 pm | 5 comments | 2719 Views

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Atherton considers reducing ECR to two lanes

"Due to the limited width of El Camino Real in Atherton, reconfiguration of the travel way will be necessary to provide...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by MPer, on Nov 6, 2019 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 392 Views

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Atherton committee to weigh off-leash dog park at Nov. 6 meeting

An Atherton committee decided to continue to explore the concept of building an off-leash dog park in Holbrook-Palmer Park...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2019
Last comment by Dirt pens, on Nov 4, 2019 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 2553 Views

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Atherton council removes penalty cap on building projects that exceed time limit

The Atherton City Council voted on Oct. 16 to eliminate a $250,000 penalty cap on building projects that violate the town's...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2019
Last comment by Hmmmm, on Oct 28, 2019 at 8:53 pm | 1 comment | 1734 Views

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Atherton to host study session on license plate readers, security cameras

In response to a rash of residential burglaries that have plagued Atherton late last year and earlier this year, town staff...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2019
Last comment by Nothing to see here, on Oct 2, 2019 at 1:34 pm | 6 comments | 2301 Views

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Atherton: Man arrested for allegedly throwing skateboard at driver

Atherton police arrested a 30-year-old Menlo Park man for throwing his skateboard at a moving car in an unprovoked attack...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2019
Last comment by Cynic, on Oct 1, 2019 at 6:59 am | 6 comments | 2341 Views

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Stephen Curry buys Atherton home for $31 million, report says

Stephen and Ayesha Curry purchased a $31 million home in Atherton, according to a Variety media report. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by Carlisle, on Sep 23, 2019 at 8:45 pm | 9 comments | 7602 Views

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Two home burglaries in Atherton since Friday

Burglars used blunt objects to break into two Atherton homes directly across the street from each other in the last few days,...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2879 Views

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Is Trump coming to Atherton?

Atherton may be the destination of President Donald Trump's Bay Area political fundraising visit on Sept. 17, according to...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2019
Last comment by IOKIYAR, on Sep 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm | 44 comments | 8588 Views

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Atherton considering how to raise more civic center project funds

The Atherton City Council recently asked staff to explore how to raise additional funding for the town's civic center project,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 17, 2019 at 6:38 am | 2 comments | 2283 Views
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