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Two women shaken by mid-day armed robbery in Atherton

A rare armed robbery that reportedly involved two elderly women confronted by two men occurred on Tuesday (March 3) in Atherton...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2020
Last comment by Downtowner, on Mar 5, 2020 at 3:32 pm | 8 comments | 7795 Views

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Today: Separation from fire district on Atherton council agenda

At its March 4 meeting, the Atherton City Council may decide to direct staff to initiate a process for separating from the...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 4, 2020 at 8:31 pm | 2 comments | 3130 Views

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Menlo fire chief picks apart Atherton's idea of splitting from district

Menlo Park Fire Protection District board members joined about 20 residents on Feb. 18 at the district's Station 3 in Atherton...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2020
Last comment by Steve Taffee, on Feb 26, 2020 at 2:58 pm | 8 comments | 5721 Views

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Fire services, new Menlo College housing project on Atherton council agenda

There are several notable items on Atherton City Council's Wednesday, Feb. 19, agenda, including reviews of a townwide publication...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 21, 2020 at 10:21 pm | 11 comments | 3425 Views

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Violent robbery leaves Stanford student unconscious, cashless

A group of men robbed three Stanford University students on Sunday, knocking one of the students unconscious before fleeing...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3244 Views

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Town to give it's contractor permission to start work at 7 AM and on Saturday

If you are building a home in Atherton your contractor cannot start work until 8 AM and cannot work on Saturday. However,...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 15, 2020 at 9:53 pm | 3 comments | 982 Views

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Naming rights for Atherton civic center on council agenda

The Atherton City Council will discuss how it will recognize donors who support the town’s $31.6 million new civic center...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2020
Last comment by Romney Supports Hunter Biden, on Feb 5, 2020 at 11:24 am | 6 comments | 3168 Views

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Atherton: Man fires shot at car carrying his brother, sparking shelter-in-place order before he surrenders

A man who allegedly fired at a car that carried his brother and three other people, including a child, in Atherton was arrested...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2020
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 4, 2020 at 1:35 pm | 6 comments | 7214 Views

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Town's departure would be a 'tremendous blow,' says fire board president

As Atherton considers a separation from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, which has provided the town's fire services...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2020
Last comment by Renee Batti, editor, on Jan 29, 2020 at 8:39 am | 2 comments | 3658 Views

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Safety, preserving 'single-family home environment' among mayor's goals

Rick DeGolia, Atherton's mayor for 2020, sat down with The Almanac to outline his goals for the year. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 28, 2020 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 3595 Views

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Atherton signs off on Caltrain proposal to permanently close its train station

The Atherton City Council decided on Wednesday, Jan. 15, to accept a proposal from Caltrain to permanently close the town's...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2020
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 23, 2020 at 6:48 am | 29 comments | 16130 Views

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Is Atherton Town Council too embarrassed to share minutes and video of its meeting?

At its 18 Dec meeting the Town Council discussed its so called Fiscal Review of the Fire District (a separate public agency...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 11, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 17, 2020 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1096 Views

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Atherton Caltrain station may close permanently

Caltrain is proposing to permanently close the Atherton train station, which currently operates only on weekends, according...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 16, 2020 at 2:19 pm | 21 comments | 6767 Views

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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 | 972 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 | 5103 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 | 16793 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 | 2333 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 | 1620 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 | 2714 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 | 4233 Views
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