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West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes found in Menlo Park

In response to the discovery of adult mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus in ‎Menlo Park on July 29, the San...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Enuff, on Aug 3, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 13 comments | 3951 Views


Marsala's Fate

Charles Marsala asked a resident who was involved in a lawsuit with Atherton for $500,000. What needs to happen now? Should...

Original post made by Almanac Protecting Marsala on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 22, 2010 at 6:21 am | 13 comments | 1800 Views


Atherton Gets Ready to Settle John Johns Litigation

The Town of Atherton has posted a closed session agenda, the second in the ten days since the last council meeting, to discuss...

Original post made by Concerned Resident on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by mortgage broker, on Apr 2, 2010 at 12:27 am | 13 comments | 1468 Views


Comments by Cowards

I am very sad to see so many anonymous comments on the town square. I have no problems with people disagreeing with me but...

Original post made by James Dobbie on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by just a thought, on Apr 13, 2010 at 12:34 am | 13 comments | 2302 Views


What Atherton Could Have Settled for in the John Johns Case

Original post made by seeing red on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by drag-net, on May 1, 2010 at 5:51 pm | 13 comments | 1538 Views


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 | 2030 Views


Atherton continues high-speed rail litigation

The fight goes on: Atherton will "continue with legal remedies" to force the state's high-speed rail agency to address the...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by fair view, on Sep 28, 2010 at 11:06 am | 13 comments | 2098 Views


Atherton City Council candidate forum set for Sept. 30

Voters will have a chance to hear from Atherton City Council candidates, and contribute to a pool of questions the contestants...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 23, 2010 at 7:52 am | 13 comments | 2509 Views


Almanac Deletes all Pro-Bothun Comments

As a newspaper editor, Brian Bothun wrote an article that got an Atherton police chief criminally prosecuted ten years ago. Police...

Original post made by FREE PRESS on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 10, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 13 comments | 1695 Views


Bothun charge dismissed in court

The probation violation charge that resulted from the search of journalist Brian Bothun's Atherton home last October was...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Exonerated, on Jan 25, 2011 at 11:02 pm | 13 comments | 3357 Views


Atherton: Top choices for city attorney post

An Atherton citizen advisory committee and an ad-hoc committee of two council members have made recommendations to the City...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Legal Scholar, on Mar 16, 2011 at 4:14 pm | 13 comments | 2335 Views


John Johns for City Manager

Back in 2007 an Atherton employee did something highly unusual. When asked to figure out how to save the taxpayers of...

Original post made by Grateful Resident on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by Is it any Wonder?, on Mar 20, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 13 comments | 2548 Views


Repeat DUI driver pleads not guilty in Menlo case

An Atherton woman charged with six counts of felony drunken driving posted higher bail on Tuesday, and is once again out...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Athertonian Mother, on Apr 15, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 13 comments | 1755 Views


Atherton won't book large events in park

Wedding bells will not be ringing in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park next year, after a divided City Council on Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Davena, on Dec 28, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 13 comments | 2028 Views


Atherton library: Error discovered in draft EIR

The El Camino Real/Watkins Avenue intersection has given Atherton residents a headache for many years. It turns out that...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by it gets worse, on May 7, 2012 at 11:34 am | 13 comments | 2363 Views


Should Atherton become a 'charter' city?

Atherton has begun the process of taking more control over its own fate by changing from a general law city, operating under...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 20, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 13 comments | 1969 Views


Wait on Labor Contracts for Wiest to be Seated

Last week the council had a closed session meeting for labor contracts, this is to allow agenda item for open session next...

Original post made by Council Make-up on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 20, 2012 at 7:00 pm | 13 comments | 1402 Views


Kathy McKeithen leaves council seat fighting

She came in fighting, and she's going out fighting. Kathy McKeithen, whose three-term tenure as an Atherton City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by We are all special, on Nov 28, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 13 comments | 4613 Views


Atherton residents address police contract issues, from outsourcing to pensions

Should the town of Atherton consider outsourcing its police department? If not, how much should the town be willing to pay...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Outvoted, on May 20, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 13 comments | 5003 Views


Letter: Atherton officers perform important work, professionally

In response to the "Viewpoint" article (Atherton faces big decision on police costs) in the Almanac by the editor dated May...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Other side of the coin, on Jun 27, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 13 comments | 1777 Views
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