Swatting Call Puts Atherton High School On LockdownA high school in Atherton was on lockdown Tuesday, after police received a swatting call from a young man saying he was armed and threatening to shoot.
Bay Area Stays 'Uncontested Epicenter' Of Nation's Priciest Homes Amid Pandemic; Atherton Most Expensive Zip 4 Years RunningWhile the COVID-19 pandemic has upended the Bay Area's rental market, the region continues to be the most expensive housing market in the country by far in 2020.
Caltrain Board Approves Closure Of Atherton StationThe Caltrain Board of Directors on Thursday approved closure of Atherton's Caltrain station and elimination of its weekend service, possibly beginning in December.
Loughlin, Giannulli Plead Guilty In College Admission Scandal; Will Serve Prison SentencesActress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, have agreed to plead guilty to charges in the college admissions bribery case and serve time in prison.
College Admissions Scandal: Elizabeth Henriquez Of Atherton Sentenced To 7 Months In PrisonA Bay Area woman was sentenced Tuesday to seven months in prison for paying bribes to rig her two daughters' college admissions exams and get one of them into Georgetown University as a fake tennis recruit.
Coronavirus Fears Close Menlo School, Private College Prep In AthertonCoronavirus fears in San Mateo County have led to the closure of a Menlo School, a private college preparatory school in the exclusive enclave of Atherton Wednesday for the rest of the week.
Prosecutors Urge Longer Sentences For Atherton Couple In College Admissions ScandalA Bay Area couple is facing the harshest sentences yet among the parents who have pleaded guilty in the college admissions scandal.
Atherton Stays Most Expensive Zip Code In U.S.; 55 Bay Area Zip Codes In Top 125The wealthy Peninsula enclave of Atherton held on to its top spot as the nation's most expensive zip code.
WhatsApp Co-Founders Carve New Compounds By Buying Blocks Of Homes In Silicon ValleyTwo tech titans are carving out new compounds in Silicon Valley, gobbling up homes over entire blocks.
Firefighters Free Stuck, Mewling Kitten From Drain Pipe in AthertonA crew from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District rescued a tiny black kitten trapped in a water drainage pipe in Atherton on Friday afternoon.
Family of Toddler Injured by Falling Tree Branch on Campus Sues Menlo CollegeThe family of a toddler who was seriously injured when part of a massive oak tree crashed onto her on the Menlo College campus in Atherton last year filed a multi-million-dollar lawsuit against the school.
5 Silicon Valley Zip Codes Among 10 Priciest In U.S.The communities in and around Silicon Valley continue to lead the nation in expensive real estate, being home to half of the 10 priciest zip codes in the nation.
Atherton Police Can't Afford To Live In The Community They ServeNot a single Atherton police officer has ever lived in Atherton, where the median home price is nearly $7 million. As a result, their commutes aren't short.
Atherton Power Shut Down to Rescue 2 from Downed LinesPG&E de-energized the power grid for portions of Atherton and West Menlo Park to save the lives of two people trapped in a car in Atherton with live electrical wires on the hood.
Caltrain Strikes Unoccupied Classic Car on Tracks in AthertonAn unoccupied vehicle caught fire when it was struck by a train Saturday night in Atherton.