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Atherton library supporters outspend foes

Original post made on Nov 12, 2012

In the battle over whether or not Atherton should put a new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park, the committee working in support of ballot Measure F, which approves the park location, had not only spent far more money than its opponents had spent, but had also spent at least three times as much as it had raised as of Oct. 20, when the latest campaign-spending reporting period ended.

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Posted by Holbrook Palmer Park Library, a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Nov 12, 2012 at 3:50 pm

It's all about subterranean baby! Keep the parking/traffic/pollution/noise/cars underground at HBP park. Keep the serenity/calm/peace of the park.


Posted by Who will Cover the Yes on F Debt, a resident of Atherton: other
on Nov 12, 2012 at 5:39 pm

Posted by follow the money, a resident of the Atherton: other neighborhood, on Nov 2, 2012 at 11:17 am

Where is the Friends money coming from? Is it some of that "no cost to taxpayer" free money? It must be coming from outside Atherton but who or whom? The whole world wants to know.

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Posted by Yes on F Donors, a resident of the Atherton: other neighborhood, on Nov 2, 2012 at 11:37 am

Donors to Yes on F prior to September 30, 2012 are:




Kathy McKeithen $500.00


Denise Kupperman $1000.00


Walter Sleeth $800.00


Joan Sanders $500.00


Sandy Crittenden $1000.00

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Posted by Yes on F Donors , a resident of the Atherton: other neighborhood, on Nov 2, 2012 at 11:57 am

To: Follow the Money,




Possible donors could be builers of the library-- maybe San Mateo County employees?




Who gives that much credit to a political campaign?

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Posted by Ranch Gal, a resident of the Atherton: West Atherton neighborhood, on Nov 2, 2012 at 1:39 pm

Who needs this library anyway? Ridiculous waste of private funds to build a monstrosity in our park where only 10% at best, of the population, has ever set foot in the old library.


Libraries sadly will be a thing of the past soon since digital books, Google, and the Internet information highway is upon us! At 60 I have an iPad with books on it and suspect that many of my generation do too! I see many older folks reading on their Kindles too.


Tearing down the Main House for a "library" is IMHO... ridiculous!

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Posted by Bernie Madoff, a resident of another community, on Nov 2, 2012 at 8:22 pm

Finally, something for the FBI to investigate in Atherton!

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