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Atherton forecast: severe budget problems ahead

Atherton's five-year budget forecast is in, and the future looks grim for the town. The town's finance director is projecting...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 24, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 1431 Views

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Atherton council sets special meeting Friday on allegations of improper conduct by councilman

The Atherton City Council is scheduling a special emergency meeting for 2 p.m. Friday, March 26, to look into allegations...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by down to earth, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:04 am | 20 comments | 4948 Views

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Update: Atherton wrestles with questions over Marsala's loan request

About 30 Atherton residents showed up for a special City Council meeting Friday afternoon, March 26, to discuss alleged improprieties...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jon Buckheit, on Mar 31, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 85 comments | 4524 Views

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Guest opinion: Wrong questions and wrong answers

The purpose of a citizen police review board is precisely what its name implies: allowing citizens of a community to review...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 30, 2010 at 6:47 pm | 2 comments | 1440 Views

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Atherton wrestles with questions over councilman's $500,000 loan request

About 30 Atherton residents showed up for a special City Council meeting Friday afternoon, March 26, to discuss alleged improprieties...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Connie, on Apr 1, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 3 comments | 1474 Views

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Atherton: Special meeting on Marsala allegations set for April 7

A second special Atherton City Council meeting to discuss "alleged improper official conduct and allegations that council...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 5, 2010 at 8:43 pm | 44 comments | 2965 Views

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Atherton poised to settle Johns lawsuit with $225,000 payment

The town of Atherton and former finance director John Johns are poised to sign an agreement awarding him about $225,000 to...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by just a thought, on Apr 4, 2010 at 12:05 am | 12 comments | 8299 Views

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UPDATE: Councilman's 'improper' conduct on agenda for special Atherton meeting April 7

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.) A second special Atherton City Council meeting to discuss "alleged...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by Willy, on Apr 9, 2010 at 8:25 am | 27 comments | 2078 Views

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Atherton councilman won't face further investigation of loan request

Atherton's city attorney may have ruled that Councilman Charles Marsala broke no law when he requested a $500,000 loan from...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 13, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 61 comments | 4373 Views

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Editorial: Atherton probe of Marsala fizzles

Atherton council member Charles Marsala used incredibly poor judgment when he asked resident Jon Buckheit for a $500,000...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 15, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 7 comments | 1852 Views

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Guest opinion: Mayor sees more in Marsala probe

Something profoundly disturbing occurred last Wednesday night. It appeared that the town I love and have served loyally for...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by lunatic, on Apr 14, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1416 Views

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Atherton asks D.A. to investigate police misconduct charge

The town of Atherton has asked the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office to investigate "the allegation of falsifying...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 16, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 20 comments | 3092 Views

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Former finance director John Johns signs lawsuit settlement; Atherton council OKS pact, 3-2

Atherton residents had a new finance director today (Monday, April 19), but it's a safe bet they didn't know it. As part...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on May 27, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 7 comments | 2344 Views

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Atherton budget study session set for Monday

Atherton City Manager Jerry Gruber and Finance Director Louise Ho will present the City Council with its first look at the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by code blue, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:50 pm | 5 comments | 1646 Views

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Speier introduces $1 billion Bay-restoration bill

Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough, has introduced a bill in the U.S. Congress to spend $1 billion to restore and clean up...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Grateful, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 1467 Views

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Atherton burglary suspect sentenced to jail

A San Mateo County judge has handed down a sentence of six months in jail to Beata Wyszynska, 59, who Atherton police apprehended...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by nitpicker, on Apr 28, 2010 at 11:55 pm | 4 comments | 1502 Views

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Night lights will go on trial at M-A football field

Night football games are likely to come to Menlo-Atherton High School in September, but at least for the 2011-12 season,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1591 Views

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Editorial: Atherton pays off another employee

The lingering legal dispute over whether Atherton had a legitimate reason to terminate finance director John Johns in 2007...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by punch line, on Apr 29, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 5 comments | 1567 Views

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Tonight: Contentious rezoning issue in Atherton

The Atherton Planning Commission will review possible changes to the town's zoning code that will allow bigger houses on...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Marie Antoinette, on May 1, 2010 at 6:44 pm | 38 comments | 2587 Views

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Menlo police chase, track down men in SUV

Menlo Park police officers chased a silver Dodge Durango into a dead-end street in Menlo Park early Monday morning, then...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Not in L.A., on May 5, 2010 at 5:37 pm | 2 comments | 1587 Views
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