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Atherton signs off on Caltrain proposal to permanently close its train station

The Atherton City Council decided on Wednesday, Jan. 15, to accept a proposal from Caltrain to permanently close the town's...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2020
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 23, 2020 at 6:48 am | 29 comments | 18128 Views

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Guest opinion: Downsizing not the answer for Atherton

We are deeply concerned about the proposal to downsize our Atherton government, which can only result in a decreased level...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 14, 2011 at 7:13 am | 45 comments | 17480 Views

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Atherton no longer is the most expensive, Forbes says

After three years of sitting at the top of the Forbes priciest American residential real estate list, as of this December...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Ethan, on Dec 30, 2016 at 2:48 pm | 3 comments | 16180 Views

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Authorities identify woman killed on Valparaiso Avenue

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has identified the woman who was found fatally stabbed in her home in the 900 block...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by Sally, on Dec 19, 2018 at 5:40 pm | 15 comments | 16004 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 | 15883 Views

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Atherton: Little League structure too big for the park?

When Atherton voters approved a 2012 ballot measure allowing ball field improvements in their town's only park, many believed...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by mighty casey, on Mar 23, 2014 at 6:55 pm | 49 comments | 15739 Views

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State board approves charter for Everest

A September opening is much more likely now for Everest Public High School, a new charter school that was opposed by the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Libertarian, on Apr 10, 2009 at 1:53 pm | 70 comments | 15649 Views

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How a curious kid from Atherton started and grew a global environmental news site

Rhett Butler says he was inspired to become a champion of the natural environment by a childhood full of family travel to...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by Marilyn Wong, on Nov 9, 2017 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 15255 Views

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FBI has its eye on Atherton

The FBI is interviewing Atherton residents and others about town matters, according to a former employee who said he was...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by RG, on Feb 16, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 92 comments | 15203 Views

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Atherton: Crowd tells county they've had enough of Surf Air

San Mateo County got an earful from a standing-room only crowd of about 185 people who packed a meeting room in Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by JustMatt, on Nov 15, 2016 at 10:35 pm | 95 comments | 14802 Views

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How a Menlo Park man, out on a walk, wound up handcuffed in Atherton

Menlo Park's Dick Winant said he was out to get a better view of the night sky on the Sharon Hills golf course. Soon, though,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by caroline V, on Mar 28, 2017 at 11:12 am | 77 comments | 14467 Views

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Coroner identifies man who died after being hit by train in Atherton Monday

The San Mateo County Coroner's office has identified Kirtee Kapoor, 46, of Menlo Park as the man who died after being struck...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2017
There are no comments yet. 14193 Views

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Atherton challenges Caltrain electrification report

Less than a mile of train tracks runs through Atherton, but that hasn't stopped the small town from making an outsized effort...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:27 am | 11 comments | 14033 Views

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Atherton's Bonnie Uytengsu gives $10M for children's hospital surgery center

When the new Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford opens late this year, the doors to its new high tech surgery center...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Margaret Beltramo, on Jul 7, 2017 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 13835 Views

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Obituary: David Palecek, 37, father of four

David Vaclav Palecek, an Atherton resident and a partner at McKinsey & Co. management consulting firm, died from complications...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Mar 6, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 5 comments | 13760 Views

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Atherton city manager resigns

The Atherton City Council will have to start looking for a new city manager. The current manager, Jerome "Jerry" Gruber,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Litigation, on Sep 28, 2010 at 8:16 am | 26 comments | 13669 Views

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Surf Air continues plans to expand local flights

Local residents and officials who had been trying to meet with Surf Air CEO Jeff Potter since the company announced a major...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Amused observer, on Apr 11, 2016 at 11:58 pm | 107 comments | 13555 Views

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Park Theatre torn down

Demolition work at the building housing the old Park Theatre, built in 1947 and closed in 2002, was underway Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Just curious, on Dec 22, 2013 at 10:35 am | 30 comments | 13549 Views

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Code enforcement gets a boost in Atherton

Although Atherton will continue to cite violators of its city ordinances only when a complaint is received or a public official...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 17, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 13452 Views

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Buckheit must pay county attorney fees

Atherton resident Jon Buckheit must pay San Mateo County $145,434 in attorney fees, a judge has ruled after agreeing with...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on Feb 17, 2013 at 7:18 pm | 32 comments | 13448 Views
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