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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 | 2187 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 | 3737 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 | 2921 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 | 15023 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 | 2748 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 | 4311 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 | 3002 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 | 5886 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 | 3412 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 | 4736 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 | 20625 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 | 3681 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 | 5055 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 | 6011 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 | 4403 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 | 3582 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 | 11003 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 | 2919 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 | 2894 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 | 3689 Views
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