Current Air Quality

Due to continued heavy smoke moving into the Bay Area from the Camp Fire in Butte County, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is extending the Winter SpareTheAir Alert through Tuesday, November 20.

It is recommended to stay inside if possible and monitor those with known respiratory problems. 

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  • email accounts
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SMC ALERT is free. (Your carrier may charge you a fee to receive alerts on your wireless device). SMC ALERT is available in all cities and towns in San Mateo County. Please read the FAQ's for more information.

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Town Closure

The Town will be closed next week on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We will re-open on Monday, November 26 at 8 am.

Construction is NOT allowed on 11/22. It IS allowed on November 23.

As usual, the Police Department remains unaffected by any closures. 

From Town staff to our Atherton family and friends, Have a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday!


Thank You!

Thank you for being a part of Atherton Online.

Also, the Bike Pedestrian Advisory Committee meets the week after the Holiday closure on Tuesday, November 27 at 4:30 p.m. in the Chambers - AGENDA.

Have you read the Project Activity Blog for the Library Abatement and Demolition project? The webpage can be accessed by clicking HERE. Please check back each week for updates on the project.

Have a wonderful weekend. 


Theresa DellaSanta
Deputy City Manager/City Clerk

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