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Steph and Ayesha Curry oppose upzoning of Atherton property near their home

Steph and Ayesha Curry penned a letter to Atherton officials saying they are against developing a lot near their house into...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2023
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 6, 2023 at 7:39 am | 15 comments | 40404 Views

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Atherton guts most of multifamily housing from plan it's sending to state

Around 250 people turned out for Atherton City Council's Tuesday meeting to sound off about the town's contentious efforts...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2023
Last comment by Ayesha , on Feb 3, 2023 at 10:01 pm | 11 comments | 5993 Views

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Referring to themselves as the 'poverty pocket' of Atherton, some residents facing upzoning threaten legal action

A group of Atherton residents is pushing back against a plan to upzone their lots to allow for denser housing development...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by Fight for Democracy, on Jan 19, 2023 at 5:56 pm | 2 comments | 6855 Views

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Atherton City Council could limit picketing outside of homes

The Atherton City Council will vote at a Jan. 18 meeting on whether to limit targeted demonstrations in town, following last...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2023
Last comment by Angela Swartz, Almanac Staff Writer, on Jan 18, 2023 at 6:15 pm | 2 comments | 2999 Views

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Atherton police: Burglary reported at home on Polhemus Avenue

Police are searching for the burglars who broke into an Atherton home on Jan. 13. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2023/01/17/burglary-reported-in-atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2023
Last comment by Joy, on Jan 18, 2023 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 2327 Views

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Facing mounting pressure, Atherton adds multifamily housing back into its housing plans

Facing pressure from the state to plan for more housing, the Atherton City Council added a strip of multifamily zoning along...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2023
Last comment by Tecsi, on Jan 16, 2023 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 8135 Views

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Atherton's year in review: Buried car, housing woes and a missing Batmobile

In 2022, a car was discovered buried in an Atherton backyard, the town planned for new housing despite protests from residents...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2023
There are no comments yet. 2111 Views

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Midpeninsula braces for severe weather, high winds expected to arrive on Wednesday

A strong storm due to arrive Jan. 4 will rival the impact of the New Year's Eve storm, with the highest rainfall occurring...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2023
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 4, 2023 at 7:12 pm | 1 comment | 3924 Views

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Local law enforcement owns millions of dollars in 'military equipment.' A new state bill seeks to regulate all of that.

California's police departments and sheriff's offices are facing unprecedented oversight of their so-called "military equipment"...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 17, 2022 at 10:25 am | 7 comments | 7360 Views

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Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry sells Atherton home for $31.15 million

Are Stephen and Ayesha Curry still Atherton residents? Records show the couple quietly sold their home in West Atherton last...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2022
Last comment by Thoughtful, on Dec 7, 2022 at 8:49 am | 2 comments | 8092 Views

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Atherton depot to be transformed into 'mini' train museum

With a $400,000 grant from Caltrain in hand, Atherton is on its way to outfitting its 620-square-foot train station depot,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2022
Last comment by Ivan, on Nov 16, 2022 at 9:47 pm | 1 comment | 2726 Views

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Atherton councilman says state gave town an 'F' for housing element draft

Council member Bob Polito called on the council to come up with alternate housing element plans, arguing the town's strategy...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2022
Last comment by PH, on Nov 11, 2022 at 11:44 am | 16 comments | 4470 Views

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Atherton draft housing element still needs work, ADU figures are unrealistic, state says

Atherton is joining Woodside in receiving extensive feedback from the state on its proposed housing element, a blueprint...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2022
Last comment by What News!, on Nov 3, 2022 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 3508 Views

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Atherton: Criminal details emerge about man who owned home with buried car

As forensic experts examine a car found buried on the grounds of a $15 million property in Atherton that may contain human...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2022
Last comment by Les, on Oct 27, 2022 at 8:33 pm | 2 comments | 15975 Views

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Former Atherton mayor: 'Do not be afraid of density'

During a community meeting on the town's draft housing plan, former Atherton council member Jim Janz dared the town to not...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2022
Last comment by kbehroozi, on Oct 13, 2022 at 12:56 pm | 4 comments | 3132 Views

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Horse jumping and housing advocates converge in Atherton

Housing advocates came out to the Menlo Charity Horse Show last week to advocate for multifamily housing in Atherton. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2022
Last comment by Private citizen , on Aug 30, 2022 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 4612 Views

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Three candidates are vying for a seat on Atherton City Council

Housing and infrastructure improvements are top of mind for the three candidates who have announced plans to run for Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2022
Last comment by Thoughtful, on Aug 3, 2022 at 8:08 am | 3 comments | 3302 Views

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Atherton council dumps townhouses from its state-mandated housing plan

There was every indication going into the July 20 City Council meeting that Atherton intended to meet its state-mandated...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 26, 2022 at 5:51 am | 2 comments | 6329 Views

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Atherton welcomes the community to its new library

Atherton Mayor Rick DeGolia counted down from 10 before kids ran through a red "Welcome" banner held in front of the doors...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Jun 18, 2022 at 7:46 pm | 5 comments | 3720 Views

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Atherton council members divided on where to build multifamily housing in town

Although Atherton City Council members acknowledge they won't meet their state-mandated housing goals with just accessory...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2022
Last comment by Not-Jeff, on Jun 4, 2022 at 4:02 pm | 4 comments | 5220 Views
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