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Wednesday: Caltrain holding public meeting on closure of Atherton train station

Caltrain will hold a public hearing to discuss the proposed closure of Atherton's 108-year-old train station at 5:30 p.m....

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2020
Last comment by rdegolia, on Aug 7, 2020 at 10:13 am | 10 comments | 3166 Views

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Atherton: Three candidates vying for two spots in upcoming council election

This November, there will be some competition for a seat on the Atherton City Council. After three uncontested elections...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 3, 2020 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 1594 Views

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Menlo Park resident to take reins of Silicon Valley Leadership Group

A Menlo Park resident and investment banking executive will take the reins of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, a prominent...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2020
Last comment by Fernando Lorenzo, on Jul 25, 2020 at 12:52 am | 1 comment | 3082 Views

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For hair salons and barbershops still in business, it's a rocky road to recovery

From interviews with operators on the Midpeninsula, it's clear the hair service industry is facing a long road to recovery...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2020
Last comment by Whatever, on Jul 11, 2020 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 5129 Views

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Community brief: M-A principal Simone Rick-Kennel named 2020 Principal of the Year

Menlo-Atherton High School principal Simone Rick-Kennel has been named "Principal of the Year" for the 2019/2020 school year...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2020
Last comment by Steven Kryger, on Jun 12, 2020 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 2705 Views

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Atherton: Council approves installing 16 new license plate readers

Atherton will pursue private bonds for funding its new civic center, and the City Council approved purchasing license plate...

Original post made on May. 8, 2020
Last comment by Tecsi, on May 12, 2020 at 11:28 am | 22 comments | 4010 Views

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Community briefs: Printing protective equipment, Atherton seeks landscaping exemption, superintendent holds fundraiser

Community briefs from The Almanac's coverage area, including news about libraries using 3D printers to create personal protective...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2020
Last comment by Fires are coming!, on Apr 29, 2020 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 2088 Views

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Construction resumes on Atherton civic center

Construction began again on Atherton’s long-awaited $31.6 million civic center project after a three-week shutdown. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2020
Last comment by Petre Carpentre , on Apr 18, 2020 at 7:59 am | 25 comments | 4311 Views

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Atherton: Civic center construction still on hold

Atherton officials are considering resuming construction of a new police station during the shelter-in-place order, but safety...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2020
Last comment by False, on Apr 6, 2020 at 7:55 pm | 2 comments | 2792 Views

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Atherton: TV-watching burglar sentenced to probation

Vallejo resident David Lee Jeffrey Magris, who was arrested for breaking into two garages at an Atherton home in December,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2020
Last comment by What?, on Mar 30, 2020 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 3564 Views

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Two council members oppose Atherton's split from fire district

Although two council members have now come out against the idea of the town of Atherton separating from the local fire district,...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 10, 2020 at 5:17 pm | 5 comments | 2973 Views

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Letter: Atherton's own Robin Hood story — in reverse

Menlo Park resident Jim Lewis argues that a town of Atherton newsletter about the town's possible separation from the Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 8, 2020 at 9:21 pm | 17 comments | 2550 Views

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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 | 6154 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 | 1732 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 | 3923 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 | 2303 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. 2165 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 | 429 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 | 2064 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 | 5722 Views
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