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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 | 3715 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 | 7723 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 | 4057 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 | 4032 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 | 17912 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 | 1308 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 | 7433 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 | 1218 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 | 5554 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 | 23699 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 | 2707 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 | 2039 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 | 3089 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 | 4717 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 | 1615 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. 6075 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 | 8082 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 | 4473 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 | 1112 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 | 4752 Views
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