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Atherton, California is located in San Mateo County. Zip codes in Atherton, CA include 94027. The median home price in Atherton is $6,895,000 which is roughly $1,301/per square foot. More Atherton information.

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1 hr ago | The Jewish News Weekly

Two tales of triumph: Actor finally able to stage play about child survivor

For 13 years, 88-year-old actor Malcolm White has struggled to bring the gripping story of a child survivor to the stage, battling against myriad setbacks, end-stage renal disease and time itself.

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5 hrs ago | Almanac

Menlo School students win dance titles

Brandon Rabaria and Jessica Fry, students at Menlo School in Atherton, were awarded the titles of Mr. and Ms.

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8 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly

Lilith, the Night Demon: Racy, raucous, homegrown opera rears its head in Bay Area

Joshua Horowitz's new opera is about a married couple locked in a battle royal over sexual positions, nocturnal emissions and the perceived inadequacies of each other's genitals.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Almanac

Wednesday: School board meets on 'Mandarin immersion'

A Mandarin-language immersion program for the Menlo Park City School District will be one of the topics on the agenda when the school board meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, in the Teacher Educational Resource Center at the district's office, 181 Encinal Ave. in Atherton.

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Almanac

Kathy Jackson saluted for improving food distribution to needy

Atherton resident Kathy Jackson, CEO of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, was recently named Feeding America 2014 Network Leader of the Year for her efforts to significantly increase the amount of food provided by Second Harvest and streamline operations to drive down costs, the organization has announced.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Almanac

Atheton divided over funding renovation of carriage house

If there was a theme at the April 16 Atherton City Council meeting, it was "more information please" as the council put off decisions on renovations to the Holbrook-Palmer Park carriage house and on whether to abandon part of the town's right-of-way on Parker Avenue, until they get more facts about both items.

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Almanac

Big Bear 5K run set for Sunday, May 4

The ninth annual 5-K Big Bear Run, open to runners and walkers of all ages, is set for 9 a.m. Sunday, May 4, starting at Menlo-Atherton High School at 555 Middlefield Road in Atherton.

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Almanac

Crews to replace Atherton water mains

Construction crews from the California Water Service Co. are planning to spend about 17 weeks on Tuscaloosa Avenue in Atherton as they replace 4,300 feet of water mains.

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Almanac

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 to fight changes in rail service.

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Almanac

Wednesday: Board may hike sewer rates 9 percent

Citing needed maintenance to the sewer system and waste-water treatment plant, the West Bay Sanitary District proposes to increase sewer rates by 9 percent as of July 1. The district's governing board will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, to consider the proposal.

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CBS Local

Home Prices Hit Pre-Recession Levels In Many Bay Area Cities

SAN FRANCISCO - Real estate website Zillow released a report Monday night that shows home prices in dozens of Bay Area cities have hit pre-recession levels.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

StreetsBlog.org

What Drives the Google Bus?

Forget measuring carbon emissions and counting blocked Muni buses . The real meaning of the Google bus is the deeper illness it reveals - a co-dependent relationship in which sprawl and gentrification reinforce each other.

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Patch.com

4 things you didn't know about Atherton

It's not uncommon to live in a city for years and not be aware of its interesting trivia.

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Palo Alto Weekly

Palo Alto set to 'enthusiastically' back open-space bond

Palo Alto officials are set to offer their endorsement tonight to an ambitious bond measure that would fund 25 open-space projects, including fresh trails in the Baylands, a new welcome center at Rancho San Antonio and the opening of upper La Honda Creek Preserve for public recreation.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

RecordNET

Tracking Stockton footprints of Muir

No one has ever researched the subject of John Muir in Stockton - as odd a historical omission as if no one had ever researched Mark Twain in the Mother Lode.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Almanac

Baseball and cars at Menlo-Atherton this weekend

A day of baseball, cars on display, and barbecue is set for Saturday, April 19, at Menlo-Atherton High School at 555 Middlefield Road in Atherton.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

InMenlo.com

Pre-Easter activities for kiddies offered on April 19

The Menlo Park Easter Egg Hunt takes place at Burgess Park from 10:00 am to noon.

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Business Journal

Take a peek at the $21.9M West Atherton home being sold by a former...

Take a peek at the $21.9M West Atherton home being sold by a former hedge fund manager convicted of insider trading A U.S. crackdown on insider trading has helped put a five-bedroom West Atherton home on the market for $21.9 million.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Sewer rates may go up 9.5 percent in West Bay district

West Bay Sanitary District customers will have to pay 9.5 percent more for sewer service if the agency's governing board approves a proposed rate increase on April 23. The rate hike is needed to pay for significant improvements to the regional wastewater treatment plant and continued maintenance of the sewer system, according to district officials.

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Almanac

Atherton studies ideas for making roads safer for bicyclists, pedestrians

An El Camino Real shrunken to four traffic lanes, with a shared bike and pedestrian trail on one side and a bike lane buffered from traffic on the other, is just one of the projects envisioned in the draft master plan for bicycle and pedestrian circulation in Atherton presented to the City Council at a joint study session with the Parks and ... (more)

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