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Atherton

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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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Atherton Sending Obama The Bill For Security After Fundraising Visit

The town of Atherton is sending a bill to the White House, asking the Obama Administration to pay up after a fundraising visit earlier this month.

04/23/2013

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris speaks during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Obama Apologizes For ‘Best Looking’ Remarks About California AG Harris

President Barack Obama raised a few eyebrows at a fundraiser in Atherton Thursday when referring to California Attorney General Kamala Harris.

04/05/2013

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