Atherton

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

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)

President Obama Praises AG Harris’ Looks At Bay Area Fundraiser

President Barack Obama praised California’s attorney general for more than her smarts and toughness at a Democratic Party event Thursday.

04/04/2013

President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One at San Francisco International Airport on April 3, 2013. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Departs Bay Area After Fundraisers

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.

04/04/2013

President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One at San Francisco International Airport on April 3, 2013. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama In Bay Area For Series Of Private Fundraisers

President Barack Obama arrived at San Francisco International Airport Wednesday evening for a quick fundraising trip to the Bay Area.

04/03/2013

California High-Speed Rail

Peninsula Cities Lose Bid To Block High-Speed Rail Along Caltrain Corridor

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.

03/01/2013

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Peninsula Cities Lose Bid To Block High-Speed Along Caltrain Corridor

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.

03/01/2013

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