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Atherton

Catherine (CiCi) Bellis of the United States celebrates after defeating Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia during their women's singles first round match on Day Two of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Bay Area 15-Year-Old CiCi Bellis Youngest To Win U.S. Open Match Since 1996

American teen CiCi Bellis became the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996 — almost three years before she was born — when she stunned Australian Open runner-up Dominika Cibulkova.

08/26/2014

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2nd-Ranked CiCi Bellis From Atherton Wins USTA Girls 18s

Fifteen-year-old CiCi Bellis won the USTA Girls’ 18s National Championship on Saturday to earn a main-draw wild card into the U.S. Open, beating 16-year-old Tornado Alicia Black 6-3, 6-1.

08/09/2014

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Caltrain Resumes Service Following Fatality On Tracks In Atherton

Caltrain has resumed service after a man who appeared to have stepped on to the tracks intentionally was killed by a train in Atherton on Thursday night.

07/11/2014

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Caltrain Strikes, Kills Man In Atherton

A man was struck and killed by a train near the Atherton Caltrain station early Saturday morning, an agency spokeswoman said.

03/15/2014

Graffiti spray painted on a home in Atherton. (Atherton Police Dept.)

Police Probe Threatening ‘1 Percent’ Graffiti Left On Atherton Homes

Vandals have targeted one of the Bay Area’s wealthiest communities and their handiwork has gotten the attention of the FBI.

02/25/2014

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Gas Leak Prompts Shelter-In-Place Warning For Atherton Residents

Residents were being advised to shelter in place near a reported gas leak in Atherton Friday morning, police said.

01/24/2014

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Man Fatally Struck By Hit-And-Run Driver in Atherton

A pedestrian was fatally struck in a hit-and-run in Atherton Friday morning, a police lieutenant said.

09/27/2013

Protesters shout slogans regarding the Keystone XL pipeline as US President Barack Obama arrive in Atherton, California, on April 4, 2013. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Atherton Taxpayers To Foot Bill For Obama Fundraisers

Atherton taxpayers are on the hook for costs associated with President Barack Obama’s private fundraisers held at two homes in April after the city decided to drop its efforts to collect.

09/05/2013

Firefighters climb on the roof of a burning home in Atherton, June 13, 2013. (CBS)

Atherton Home Damaged In 3-Alarm Fire

A large home in a residential neighborhood in Atherton suffered significant damage as a result of a three-alarm fire on Thursday afternoon.

06/13/2013

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Atherton Revolts Over Cost Of Obama Visit, Targets Donors

A community on the Peninsula may take the unprecedented action of slapping a lien against two homeowners who hosted an April fundraiser for President Barack Obama that cost the town $8,000 in security and cleanup costs.

06/06/2013

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