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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 | 2586 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 | 3680 Views

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Atherton residents demand town fight state housing mandate

With potential changes, like a zoning overlay for townhouses, Atherton residents are feeling distressed about their town...

Original post made on May. 4, 2022
Last comment by Law ‘n Order, on May 12, 2022 at 11:27 am | 88 comments | 18108 Views

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Atherton Earth Day: Electric leaf blower bowling, a VW Beetle converted into a bike and more

Atherton's first Earth Day Festival highlighted ways attendees could be more green. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2022/04/26/atherton-earth-day-electric...

Original post made on May. 1, 2022
Last comment by Reader, on May 3, 2022 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 3003 Views

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Atherton: Thieves nab $86K worth of goods in January, but February has remained burglary-free

There haven't been any burglaries in town in February, but thieves took about $86,000 worth of goods during eight burglaries...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Mar 3, 2022 at 7:45 am | 7 comments | 4370 Views

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Filoli catches the eye of Antiques Roadshow producer

With a large outdoor space, pleasant weather and a history of filming on the property, Woodside's Filoli estate checked all...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2022
Last comment by Filoli Staff, on Feb 14, 2022 at 7:20 am | 2 comments | 5091 Views

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$50K worth of jewelry, other items stolen from Atherton home

Someone stole $50,000 worth of jewelry and other items from a home in Atherton sometime over the last week, police said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2022
Last comment by Really !, on Jan 25, 2022 at 1:44 pm | 3 comments | 3951 Views

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Glass door smashed in Atherton's fifth burglary of 2022

Atherton police reported the fifth burglary of the year on Thursday, after someone reportedly smashed a glass door to break...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Jan 21, 2022 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 3151 Views

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Atherton couple grateful for community support after burglars cause $1 million in damage

After burglars broke into their home and damaged a faucet, causing flooding while they were away on vacation, an Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 18, 2022 at 8:09 pm | 5 comments | 10124 Views

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Atherton welcomes nearly complete new civic center, grapples with burglaries in 2021

A new $32 million civic center, a wave of burglaries and state housing mandates were major focuses in Atherton last year....

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2022
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Jan 12, 2022 at 8:04 am | 3 comments | 2290 Views

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Diverging from custom, Rick DeGolia is Atherton's new mayor for the second time in two years

Rick DeGolia takes the reins as mayor for the coming year, his second term as mayor during the pandemic. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 18, 2021 at 7:25 am | 2 comments | 2181 Views

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'This has been a long time coming': Atherton celebrates new civic center

Atherton residents gathered Saturday to celebrate a long-awaited addition to the town: a new library and civic center partially...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2021
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Dec 14, 2021 at 12:28 pm | 4 comments | 3151 Views

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Atherton: Burglars break faucet, cause water damage to home

Atherton police reported a burglary in the west of the Alameda neighborhood of Atherton over the weekend. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2021
Last comment by Stinky Cheese Man, on Nov 16, 2021 at 6:24 pm | 4 comments | 3375 Views

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District Attorney's two-year investigation of alleged financial misdeeds by former community college chancellor about to conclude

This month, the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office expects to conclude its two-year investigation into Ron Galatolo,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
Last comment by Michael B. Reiner, PhD, on Sep 14, 2021 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 5003 Views

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Community briefs: Backpack donations, county parks survey, Hillview student wins chess honors

In this week's community briefs, a Menlo Park student wins chess honors, youth advisory committee applications open and more. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2680 Views

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Independent group to decide Menlo Park's voting boundaries over next decade

Menlo Park's next voting boundaries, set to last until 2030, will be decided by an unelected commission with no City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3007 Views

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Local events will commemorate Sept. 11's 20th anniversary

Palo Alto and Stanford organizations will mark 20th years since the Sept. 11 attacks on Friday and Saturday, hosting events...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2134 Views

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Police: Rise in Atherton burglaries is 'alarming'

An elderly Lindenwood resident awoke to two strangers lurking in her bedroom with flashlights one night last month. She screamed...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2021
Last comment by lspw, on Aug 11, 2021 at 4:29 pm | 7 comments | 6750 Views

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Policing, wildfires and more staff boost local towns' budgets

Woodside, Atherton and Portola Valley are finalizing the details of their 2022 fiscal year budgets, with added costs coming...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2021
Last comment by Linda, on Jun 29, 2021 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 3100 Views

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'Drive-in Variety Show' highlights local musicians and performers

Dragon Productions Theatre Company is taking audiences for a spin through the Midpeninsula's arts scene, offering a fun way...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3359 Views
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