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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 | 1368 Views


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. 5127 Views


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 | 6537 Views


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 | 4047 Views


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 | 902 Views


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 | 4221 Views


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 | 3078 Views


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 | 3512 Views


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 | 3407 Views


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 | 10763 Views


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. 4184 Views


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 | 10193 Views


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 | 3354 Views


Atherton to begin exploring gas-powered leaf blower restrictions

After a study session debate about whether Atherton town staff has the time to explore limiting leaf blower use in town,...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2019
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Sep 12, 2019 at 5:29 pm | 10 comments | 4301 Views


Atherton committee considering off-leash dog park postpones meeting

Atherton's Park and Recreation Committee is considering adding a dog park within Holbrook-Palmer Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2019
Last comment by Bored dogs, on Sep 12, 2019 at 12:27 pm | 3 comments | 3445 Views


Atherton council wants resident feedback on traffic congestion plan

To address traffic congestion, Atherton officials will start by gathering feedback from residents, and staff will study priority...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Edna Randolph, on Aug 1, 2019 at 10:52 pm | 4 comments | 3268 Views


Road rage incident evolves into armed robbery outside Stanford Shopping Center

A road rage incident between two drivers fueled into an armed robbery in which one of them lost his cellphone at the Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2019
Last comment by RanchGal, on Jul 25, 2019 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 3988 Views


Man wanted for killing of Menlo Park woman extradited to U.S. after fleeing to Mexico

Jaime Cardenas, a former East Palo Alto resident and suspect in the 2011 shooting death of Menlo Park resident Catherine...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
There are no comments yet. 5059 Views


Teens punch, attempt to rob man at gunpoint on Stanford campus

Three teens accused of punching and attempting to rob a man at Stanford University on Monday were arrested by police near...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2019
Last comment by Cleaning Society, on Jul 22, 2019 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 3488 Views


Atherton house under construction for 40 years will be demolished

A house in Atherton that has been under construction for more than 40 years will be demolished, but delays from utility companies...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by pg&e hater, on Jul 19, 2019 at 10:41 am | 6 comments | 12551 Views
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