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  1. Atherton: Council requests meeting with fire board to discuss study's conclusionsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Almanac

    One thing has been conspicuously absent since a consultant hired by Atherton came out with a report in January showing that the Menlo Park Fire Protection District spends less than half its Atherton-generated property tax revenue providing fire services in the town: any public comment from the district about the report and its conclusions. At a July 18 Atherton council meeting about the latest Matrix Consulting report , council members said the town's next step should be getting the fire district to agree to discuss the report publicly with the town.

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  2. Class notesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... and graduate students during its 245th commencement exercises, including the following students: Katelyn Bouret, of Atherton, master's of architecture; Louis Dressel, of Foster City, bachelor's of science in aerospace engineering; and Alex Liu of ...

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  3. Ravenswood graduate to run for school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... most of his life in East Palo Alto. He attended Ravenswood from kindergarten through eighth grade and then Menlo-Atherton and Sequoia high schools. After graduating, he attended Canada College. Like Sbragia, Garcia worked as a paraeducator for ...

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  4. Roster grows by seven in local racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Almanac

    ... District. In the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, appointed incumbent Robert Jones has taken out papers. And Atherton resident Colleen E. Haight, a professor of economics at San Jose State University, also picked up nomination papers. Julian ...

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  5. Measure to split California into three states removed from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... capitalist considered an eccentric entrepreneur who spent $1.2 million on the measure. Four years ago, the wealthy Atherton resident spent $5.2 million promoting a measure that would have split California into six states. It did not qualify for the ...

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  6. Junior Olympic boys water polo headed to the Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... have futures." The same could be said of Stanford's 18U A team, coached by Brandon Johnson, who coaches at Menlo-Atherton. "You have a lot of high level players and coaches, even some college freshmen, playing with 18U teams," Johnson said. "This ...

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  7. Music@Menlo Festival celebrates the breezy joys of French chamberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | SFGate

    ... a largely winning case for the allure of Gallic charm. The concert, at the Center for the Performing Arts at Menlo-Atherton, was the second in a series of cannily conceived programs built around the capital cities of Europe. London helped get the ...

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  8. Cities narrow search for recycling center operatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... require a two-thirds vote from its member agencies. SBWMA is a joint powers authority formed in 1982 to represent Atherton, Belmont, Burlingame, East Palo Alto, Foster City, Hillsborough, Menlo Park, San Carlos, San Mateo, unincorporated San Mateo ...

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  9. Local residents signing up to run in November electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | Almanac

    As the filing period for candidates in several local races opened on Monday, a number of local residents picked up the papers they must fill out to become candidates, while a few turned in their completed paperwork needed to appear on the Nov. 6 ballot. In Atherton, all three incumbents -- Bill Widmer, Mike Lempres and Rick DeGolia -- have picked up their candidacy papers, as did a possible challenger, Jeanne Jensen.

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  10. Local golf: Menlo's Ting in good shape at ACDS JuniorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... 142. Recent Gunn grad Andy Zhou is in 22nd place (144)Menlo senior Seth Pope is in a 33rd place tie (146). Menlo-Atherton grad Jonathan Dicks also competed. Redwood Shores Lucy Li and Stanford commit Brooke Seay were among the golfers at Poppy Hills ...

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  11. Atherton hosts summer concert series at Holbrook-Palmer ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | InMenlo.com

    The town of Atherton is hosting a Summer Concert Series at Holbrook-Palmer Park! Bring chairs and blankets as the event will be in a grassy area.

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  12. Local mental health non-profit SafeSpace expands services to middle schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | InMenlo.com

    ... including Hillview in Menlo Park, Corte Madera in Portola Valley, and Menlo School and Sacred Heart Lower School in Atherton. Fifty students are now involved as advisors, taking the SafeSpace story to their schools on an individual basis, as no two ...

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  13. Menlo College men looking at a tough soccer scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... for the first time on August 28 against No. 24 UC Merced. The former Cal Pac rival will make its first trip to Atherton since 2015, when the Oaks won an early-August contest, 1-0. In six lifetime meetings, the Oaks are 4-1-1 against the Bobcats, ...

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  14. Publication takes fun jabs at posh exurbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | San Diego Reader

    The publication Business Insider currently features snarky jabs at the nation's richest exurbs and suburbs such as Wellesley, Massachusetts; Kenilworth, Illinois, and Los Altos Hills, and Atherton, California. Rancho Santa Fe comes in for a few jabs.

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  15. Police calls: Police arrest man carrying brass knucklesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | Almanac

    These reports are from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under the law, people charged with offenses are considered innocent unless convicted.

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  16. Wednesday: Atherton council to discuss options for future as part of fire districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | Almanac

    This graphic from the Matrix Consulting report shows the process Atherton would have to follow to detach from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District. The same day a critical civil grand jury report on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District was issued, on July 12, Atherton posted a consultant's report that looks at the town's options for its future as part of the fire district.

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  17. 11 of the most expensive homes for sale in America's most...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | Greenwich Citizen

    Registration will allow you to post comments on GreenwichTime.com and create a GreenwichTime.com Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. This $32.5 million Silicon Valley mansion is the most expensive on-market listing in the country's priciest zip code - take a look inside There's a reason why Forbes listed Atherton, Calif., as the ritziest, highest-dollar zip code in the country in 2017.

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  18. This $32.5 million Silicon Valley mansion is the most expensive...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | Silicon Alley Insider

    This $32.5 million Silicon Valley mansion is the most expensive on-market listing in the country's priciest zip code - take a look inside There's a reason why Forbes listed Atherton, Calif., as the ritziest, highest-dollar zip code in the country in 2017. The town is nestled in the state's Silicon Valley, a region famed for its magnitude of tech behemoths like Google and Facebook, meaning that tech workers in the area make some of the highest salaries in the country.

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  19. Atherton PAL awards $20,000 in scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Almanac

    Four high school seniors from Atherton schools have been awarded $5,000 scholarships by the Atherton Police Activities League: Clairesina Fifita and Mirian Melendez from Sacred Heart Preparatory, and Joseph Lohmann and Jenny Ruiz-Venegas from Menlo-Atherton High School. Fifita threw the discus and shot put on Sacred Heart's track team and played junior varsity soccer.

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  20. Menlo Park: Watchdog says fire district not ready for growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Pacifica Tribune

    ... new development primarily in Menlo Park and East Palo Alto." The fire district serves Menlo Park, East Palo Alto, Atherton and unincorporated areas of the county with a combined residential population of about 90,000. The civil grand jury recommends ...

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