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Viewpoint - May 22, 2013

Editorial: Atherton faces big decision on police costs

Although expectations were high, not much was said at last week's only opportunity for public comment prior to the start of what promises to be a series of tough labor talks between Atherton and its police union. The largely calm discussion did not include remarks by anyone from the police union, which has sent mailers to residents warning that the town could lose officers if it demands compensation cuts similar to those recently imposed on non-represented employees, including the police chief and city manager.

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