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Three file for Atherton council race so far

Incumbents Jim Dobbie and Jerry Carlson, and town Audit Committee member Bill Widmer have filed papers to run for a seat...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 16, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 25 comments | 4756 Views

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Update: Wiest files papers for Atherton council race

Cary Wiest, a real estate appraiser and an apparently new resident of the town, filed candidate papers for the Atherton City...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Aug 23, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 13 comments | 2215 Views

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Atherton councilwoman: Let's end the rancor

An attempt to gather Atherton City Council members together for a refresher course on the council's Code of Conduct appears...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Harpooner, on Aug 18, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 49 comments | 4338 Views

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Four vie for three Atherton council seats

Voters will have a choice of four candidates to choose from in filling three vacant seats on the Atherton City Council on...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 12, 2010 at 6:24 pm | 6 comments | 2051 Views

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Atherton residents sue over football field lights

A group of about a dozen Atherton residents whose homes are near the campus of Menlo-Atherton High School have filed a lawsuit...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Oct 5, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 112 comments | 6177 Views

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Judge rejects defense argument in pornography case

The judge in the case of former newspaper editor Brian Bothun, who is facing charges of felony possession of child pornography,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 20, 2010 at 8:32 am | 4 comments | 2038 Views

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Illegal parking nets bucks for Atherton

Atherton police issued parking citations in connection with the Menlo Charity Horse Show that could increase department revenues...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by PardonezMoi, on Aug 21, 2010 at 9:00 am | 6 comments | 2079 Views

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Suspect arrested in burglary of Encinal School

A burglary at Encinal Elementary School at 195 Encinal Avenue in Atherton led to the arrest of a Redwood City man two blocks...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmmmmm, on Aug 24, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 1755 Views

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Atherton video remains online despite privacy complaint

A video of an Aug. 20 meeting in Atherton Town Hall between the city manager and three unhappy members of the public seeking...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 3, 2010 at 6:57 am | 59 comments | 4507 Views

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Council takes first look at cuts in Town Hall staff

The Atherton City Council is beginning to look at how to cut costs in Town Hall. Atherton is home to many wealthy residents,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Why Not?, on Aug 28, 2010 at 6:23 pm | 15 comments | 1987 Views

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Tempest brews over camera in Atherton Town Hall

Does the town of Atherton have the right to videotape members of the public doing business in Town Hall, even if they have...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by BlackBart, on Sep 1, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 5 comments | 2103 Views

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Council OKs refund of road-impact fees

The Atherton City Council agreed Aug. 18 to refund about $427,000 in road-impact fees to builders who engaged in major home...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mike McPherson, on Aug 29, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 9 comments | 2201 Views

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Firms to compete for city attorney position

The Atherton City Council agreed in principle, in a unanimous vote on Aug. 18, to invite area law firms to make their cases...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 4, 2010 at 4:07 pm | 4 comments | 2697 Views

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Atherton calls on feds to halt funding for state's high-speed rail project

The proposed elevated high-speed railroad would be akin to a six- to eight-lane freeway bisecting Atherton -- "a blight"...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by D. P. Lubic, on Sep 12, 2010 at 10:17 pm | 17 comments | 3466 Views

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Board OKs temporary lights at M-A for sports

Let there be light, said the governing board of the Sequoia Union High School District on Wednesday (Sept. 1), and, within...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 17, 2010 at 6:01 pm | 7 comments | 1934 Views

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Las Lomitas school district explores parcel tax increase

The governing board of the Las Lomitas Elementary School District agreed unanimously to hire a pollster to test voter opinion...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Jason, on Dec 15, 2010 at 4:11 am | 5 comments | 1760 Views

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Police arrest 167 on suspicion of DUI; 113 vehicles screened in Atherton, but no arrests

Police in the Bay Area have arrested 167 drivers since Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 7, 2010 at 8:57 am | 4 comments | 1693 Views

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Atherton scrambling to fix records-access problems

On the heels of an Aug. 20 showdown in Town Hall over access to public records, Atherton officials are scrambling to fix...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by SHOLMES, on Sep 10, 2010 at 3:59 pm | 15 comments | 2190 Views

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Atherton scrambling to fix records access

On the heels of an Aug. 20 showdown in Town Hall over access to public records, Atherton officials are scrambling to fix...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by James Thompson, on Sep 10, 2010 at 10:14 am | 7 comments | 1924 Views

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Guest opinion: Let Atherton decide: add taxes or cut spending

Atherton, like most communities, faces severe financial stress. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10129...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by save out town, on Sep 17, 2010 at 9:23 am | 6 comments | 1940 Views
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