A pedestrian was fatally struck in a hit-and-run in Atherton Friday morning, a police lieutenant said.
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.
A large home in a residential neighborhood in Atherton suffered significant damage as a result of a three-alarm fire on Thursday afternoon.
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.
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.
President Barack Obama raised a few eyebrows at a fundraiser in Atherton Thursday when referring to California Attorney General Kamala Harris.
President Barack Obama praised California’s attorney general for more than her smarts and toughness at a Democratic Party event Thursday.
President Barack Obama left the Bay Area Thursday afternoon after a whirlwind visit that included four fundraising stops—two in San Francisco and two in Atherton—in less than a day.
President Barack Obama arrived at San Francisco International Airport Wednesday evening for a quick fundraising trip to the Bay Area.
The cities of Atherton, Menlo Park and Palo Alto have lost a bid to block the California high-speed rail line along the peninsula’s Caltrain corridor.