Town of Atherton

Bring your little ghosts and goblins for a spook-tacular good time ! Atherton is hosting a Halloween event at Holbrook-Palmer Park in the Carriage House on Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.

There will be a costume contest, jumpy house, treats, fun activities, and a reptile show with photo opportunities with exotic creepy, slithering reptiles!

 

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Paul Allen’s Atherton estate on the market for $41,488,000

Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen’s Atherton estate is on the market for $41,488,000, the most expensive listing in the town where the median list price is $7.8 million for the 50 homes currently on the market. Allen, who died last year of cancer at the age of 65, purchased the contemporary mansion located on Camino Al Lago in […]

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Make Halloween crafts at the Atherton Library on Oct. 26

Come to the Atherton library (2 Dinkelspiel Station Lane) on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm to make felt accessories to wear for Halloween such as masks, wrist-bands, and more. This is a no-sew craft & all supplies will be provided. Rock out to the group 123 Andres! after this fun activity and […]

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Atherton Police Department offering Pink Patches to support fight against breast cancer

The Atherton Police Department is partnering with Bay Area Cancer Connections in the fight against breast cancer. The police department will be offering a limited-edition police department shoulder patch with proceeds benefiting the non-profit organization. The purpose of the department’s Pink Patch is to stimulate conversation with members of the community and to encourage public awareness […]

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The “Green Shutters” house in Atherton remains a mini-mystery

Wandering the streets of Atherton, we happened upon a for sale sign at 226 Park Lane, a 1.43 acre property being marketed as a tear down for a cool $14,988,000. That was sufficient to get our attention, but we also noticed a weathered sign — Green Shutters — so we figured there was a story […]

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Annual Atherton emergency preparedness drill on Sept. 7

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District (MPFPD), CERT, the Atherton Disaster and Preparedness Team (ADAPT), the Town of Atherton and the Atherton Police Department invite you to join us for the 4th Annual Atherton Community Emergency Drill on September 7, 2019 at Holbrook-Palmer Park (150 Watkins Avenue, Atherton). The drill begins at 8:00 am with […]

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Uncle Jer’s Bees at Atherton Library on July 27

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 […]

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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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