Town of Atherton

Come learn about the amazing society of honey bees, demonstrated by Ms. Ellen and Uncle Jer through storytelling and puppetry at the Atherton Library (2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane) on Saturday, July 27, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. Learn how bee dance, taste honey and see live bees in a safe observation hive! Best for families with children ages 5+.

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Watch Incredibles 2 at Holbrook-Palmer Park on July 26

Under the stars at Holbrook-Palmer Park, the town of Atherton will be showing the movie, Incredibles 2 on a big outdoor screen at 8:00 pm on Friday, July 26.. Come early to pick a spot for your family and get some treats. Pick up your free summer learning challenge book and log! We will be […]

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Town of Atherton celebrates Earth Day on May 4

The town of Atherton is celebrating Earth Day on Saturday, May 4, from 12:00 pm to 3:30 pm at Jennings Pavilion in Holbrook Palmer Park. This will be an educational event on current topics related to climate change, energy efficiency, and water quality. The Town, with support from the Environmental Programs Committee, will be hosting […]

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PG&E Middlefield Road gas distribution pipeline replacement begins March 18

PG&E crews will replace the existing gas distribution main along Middlefield Road from Eighth Avenue in unincorporated San Mateo County, extending through Atherton, and ending at Ringwood Avenue in Menlo Park. The project is scheduled to begin Monday March 18, 2019, weather permitting, with completion date by the end of September. In order to perform […]

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Atherton Police Department reports on recent community meeting about residential burglaries

The Atherton Police Department issued the following statement to follow up with information  shared with the Atherton Community on 01/31/2019 at Holbrook Palmer Park: The Town of Atherton has had several residential burglaries over the past several months. In 2018, the Town of Atherton had a total of 22 residential burglaries. Since January 1, 2019, […]

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Pine tree falls on Atherton rooftop early Christmas morning

It was not Santa on an Atherton rooftop just before 2:00 am on Christmas morning but rather a large pine tree. Three people were inside the single story home when the tree fell and a  branch penetrated the roof and ceiling of an occupied child’s bedroom. No one was injured inside the home. Firefighters used plastic […]

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Atherton’s 94027 remains the #1 most expensive zip code in the country

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According to Property Shark, Atherton’s 94027 remains the #1 most expensive zip code in in the country, thanks to a considerable spike in its median sale price “It’s news to no one that Silicon Valley is home to some of the most expensive residential real estate in the country – or world, for that matter, the […]

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Holbrook Palmer Park holiday event on Dec. 2

The annual holiday tea with Santa will be held at Holbrook Palmer Park on Sunday, December 2 from 11:30am to 2:00 pm. Activities include a visit from San from 11:30 to noon, an interactive puppet show, crafts and toy raffle giveaways. Parents should bring cameras and wear festive Christmas clothing. There will be sandwiches, cookies, […]

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Opinion: What Atherton needs to do to avoid a fire disaster

When Atherton approved, many years ago, the subdivision of the Flood Estate into the individual properties that now constitute Lindenwood a serious error was made. That subdivision approval did not include any emergency egress or access on either the North side or the East side of Lindenwood.  In the intervening years the fuel load, the […]

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Atherton library turns into haunted house at town’s Halloween event

Ghosts and goblins and assorted other spooky characters got a place to hang out yesterday afternoon in Atherton. The town’s library was transformed into a haunted house targeted for kids 6 to 12. Menlo-Atherton High School students were on scene to assist with the scares. InMenlo contributing photographer Robb Most captured some of the action. […]

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Halloween event at Atherton Library on Oct. 26

It’s that time of year again! The Town of Atherton will host a Halloween event full of fun, treats, and friendly fright on Friday, October 26 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm. The event will take place at the Atherton Library (2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane) and will feature a Halloween jumpy house, balloon twisting, a costume […]

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