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Atherton gives official notice of June 6 election

Mercurynews Mar 1: Once again, the issue is how to pay for the whole new Town Center… (more…)

Wednesday: Should Atherton allow Airbnb-type rentals?

Almanacnews Mar 1: While services, such as Airbnb, have made it easy to rent out all or part of your home for a short term, Atherton has maintained that such rentals for fewer than thirty days are an illegal commercial use of house and has fined those found doing so. (more…)

Redwood City's Fox Theatre sold to Atherton businessman

Almanacnews Feb 28: Current owners will continue to run theater for at least the next 4 years… (more…)

Menlo College students raise funds for Syrian refugees

Almanacnews Feb 28: Students at Menlo College in Atherton, working with Associate Professor…Information on the fundraising (illustration) effort is on the website Crowdrise. (more…)

Menlo names Frechette as its first men's volleyball coach

Paloaltoonline Feb 28: Menlo College men’s volleyball is set to kick off its inaugural season in the fall and it will do so under the guidance and tutelage of a familiar face in former women’s volleyball head coach, Atlee Frechette, who played briefly at Menlo-Atherton. (more…)

CCS soccer playoffs: Crosstown rivals collide in Open semis

Comprehensive coverage in Mercurynews Feb 28: In the opposite side of the bracket, No. five Menlo-Atherton will take on top-seeded Mitty at Westmont High in Campbell. (more…)

Tuesday: Woodside council faces decision on architectural review board seat

Almanacnews Feb 28: …remodeling of properties in Atherton, Menlo Park and Woodside.The council dropped (illustration: José Manuel Suárez) the matter… (more…)

Jason Walsh: Highway 37 flooding an omen of Greek-epic proportions

Sonomanews Feb 28: And you thought taking Atherton was bad: Based on this seventeenth century engraving, post-Atlantis commuters’ detour would have started with a left at U.S. circled around the Pillars of Hercules, and picked up the route in the oceanus right of Africa. (more…)

Tuesday is deadline to request parcel tax vote by mail ballots

Politics – Almanacnews Feb 27: On or before March seven mail the voted mail-in ballot or deliver it to the Voting Center or to the drop-boxes located at Menlo Park city hall or Atherton town hall during business hours. (more…)

El Camino bound for CCS boys' soccer semifinals for first time since 1970

Smdailyjournal has a long article Feb 27: In CCS Division I action, the No. six Menlo-Atherton boys downed No. fourteen Andrew Hill 2-1 in overtime.With the El Camino boys’ soccer head coach turning (illustration: Faeryan) “the large 5-0” on Mon… (more…)

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Big weekend for high school swimming, track and field

Paloaltoonline Mar 10: Saturday’s large high school swim meet at Sacred Heart Prep, which features Menlo-Atherton, Gunn and the host Gators, could best be described as a mini version of the CCS meet. (more…)

Would it pay for Atherton to leave fire district?

Almanacnews Mar 9: Town seeks bids on a study of its fiscal options… (more…)

NorCal girls hoops: Priory blows out Hamilton in NorCal opener

Lengthy story in Paloaltoonline Mar 9: The Division I top seed Menlo-Atherton had no trouble in its 1st game, a 72-26 victory over No. sixteen McClymonds. (more…)

Bears' Winterling refuses to hibernate, heats up his shooting

Paloaltoonline Mar 9: Menlo-Atherton was struggling to stay in the game Wed with visiting Oakland Tech when Kai Winterling found the touch from long distance. (more…)


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