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ATHERTON

The Mystery Surrounding the Deaths of my Siblings

In March, 2008 my eldest brother passed away in the middle of the night at his home in south Palo Alto. He was discovered...

Original post made by John P Johns, CPA on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 8, 2010 at 11:41 pm | 4 comments | 1313 Views

ATHERTON

My Thanks to the City Council

In addressing the City Council last night I expressed my heartfelt gratitude for having agreed to settle its lawsuit with...

Original post made by John P Johns, CPA on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 8, 2010 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 1158 Views

ATHERTON

Another Falsified Police Report by the Atherton PD

I have filed a criminal complaint with Chief Guerra and with John Warren of the District Attorney over Police Report Number...

Original post made by John P Johns, CPA on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by seeing eye, on Jun 9, 2010 at 2:18 am | 1 comment | 1308 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's embarrassment of riches

The Town's cry of a "structural deficit" is beginning to look more and more a cry of "wolf". The Town is expected to realize...

Original post made by John P Johns, CPA on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by geez oh pete, on Jul 26, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 2 comments | 1113 Views

ATHERTON

In support of Councilwoman McKeithen

I once accused Kathy McKeithen of having made unauthorized disclosures of closed session communications in violation of the...

Original post made by John P Johns, CPA on Jan. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1222 Views

ATHERTON

Greater accountability is needed in Atherton

Dear Readers: The following is a reply I received from the Town of Atherton in response to my requests for copies of Mr....

Original post made by John P Johns, CPA on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 6, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 6 comments | 1074 Views

ATHERTON

Two Atherton Police Officers Under Investigation

I am in receipt of a letter dated May 26, 2010 from from Chief Guerra advising me that administrative investigations into...

Original post made by John P. Johns on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Ok, on Jun 17, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 6 comments | 1613 Views

ATHERTON

An Open Letter to Mayor McKeithen

Dear Kathy I regret to advise you that I will be unable to attend next week's city council session as I have been called...

Original post made by John P. Johns on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Lots of angst, on Jun 16, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 16 comments | 2179 Views

ATHERTON

A Challenge to the Atherton City Attorney

The following is an e-mail to the Atherton City Attorney calling attention to what appears to be a fraudulent misrepresentation...

Original post made by John P. Johns on Jul. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1470 Views

ATHERTON

Elizabeth Lewis and her oversized house

During my Phase III audit of the Atherton Building Department I noticed an anomoly in the processing of a building permit...

Original post made by John P. Johns CPA on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by unimPRESSed, on Apr 10, 2010 at 11:53 pm | 15 comments | 1476 Views

ATHERTON

Jerry Carlson is to Blame for Atherton's Troubles

Jerry Carlson threw Kathy McKeithen under a bus last Wednesday night. Jerry Carlson missed a singular opportunity to clean...

Original post made by John P. Johns CPA on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by John P. Johns CPA, on Apr 10, 2010 at 6:58 am | 6 comments | 1299 Views

ATHERTON

Whistleblower Protection for Atherton Employess

Charles Marsala has said that I "rewrote" the Town's Fraud Policy to "serve his own agenda". Marsala's allegation appears...

Original post made by John P. Johns CPA on Apr. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jon Buckheit, on Apr 11, 2010 at 9:02 am | 2 comments | 1377 Views

ATHERTON

Wynne Furth's Conflict of Interest

It appears as though Wynne Furth is faced with a happy dilemma (if there is such a thing). The more her client misbehaves,...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1475 Views

ATHERTON

Elizabeth Lewis' Violation of the California Political Reform Act

Elizabeth Lewis voted to refund $1.6 million in road impact fees in response to a claim filed by one of her biggest campaign...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by Joan, on Apr 11, 2010 at 11:13 am | 4 comments | 1472 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's Shame

The Town of Atherton has been subject to alot of bad press lately. Marsala's loan request, Elizabeth Lewis getting into...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by John P. Johns, CPA, on Apr 12, 2010 at 9:44 am | 2 comments | 1189 Views

ATHERTON

Give Guerra a Chance to Clean up the Atherton PD

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Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 13, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 6 comments | 1346 Views

ATHERTON

Helping Those Who Help Themselves

Jerry Carlson had no problem giving Charles Marsala a free pass when Marsala solicited a bribe (er "loan") from a resident...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 23, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 5 comments | 1244 Views

ATHERTON

The Laughter of Elizabeth Lewis

During the special meeting of April 7th, Elizabeth Lewis laughed derisively at Mayor McKiethen while the mayor was defending...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1262 Views

ATHERTON

Tough Questions for Mike Wasmann

During my audit of the Building Department, I identified several properties with zoning violations of an egregious nature:...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by richard marks, on Apr 27, 2010 at 7:06 am | 1 comment | 1222 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Call for Pension Reform in San Mateo County

San Mateo County is a "1938 act" County. This little known provision of California State law means that the Board of...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1027 Views
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