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Atherton: Police chief's complaint led to finance director's firing

The revelations just keep coming. Atherton's ex-finance director, John Johns, is seeking $500,000 in a wrongful termination...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by Joe Smith, on Jan 20, 2008 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 3762 Views

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Judge OKs release of report on Atherton's fired finance chief

The investigator's report that led to Atherton Finance Director John Johns being fired must be released to the public, San...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2007
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Dec 1, 2007 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 3263 Views

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Atherton report cites porn, expenses and 'bullying' in firing of finance director

It wasn't the hostile workplace charge that got the former Atherton finance director John Johns fired. According to an investigator's...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by counselor, on Apr 9, 2009 at 1:04 pm | 20 comments | 9976 Views

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Atherton: Report probes allegations, but makes no findings against ex-building chief

An investigator probed allegations that Mike Hood, Atherton's former building official, undermined town rules, accepted gifts...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2007
Last comment by kate, on Dec 17, 2007 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 3468 Views

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Fight over historic urns spawns Web site

An Atherton couple is taking the fight against the town's historic preservation ordinance online, with a Web site and petition...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2008
Last comment by Artifact Owner, on Jan 13, 2008 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 3075 Views

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Saving the world, one school at a time

About the author: This story was written by Menlo-Atherton High School senior Elliot Welsh, one of some 600 students who...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2008
Last comment by michelle, on Jan 14, 2008 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 3199 Views

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Pop Warner: Vikings battle Santa Clara County foes

Smoke from nearby Lick wildfires shrouded the western hills as the Menlo-Atherton Vikings battled the Gilroy Browns on Sept....

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2008
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 22, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 3 comments | 3309 Views

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Atherton meets Wednesday on town facilities

A community meeting on upgrading Atherton's town hall and other facilities is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Jennings...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2008
Last comment by Oh Please, on Feb 26, 2008 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 3079 Views

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Atherton to meet Tuesday on upgrading town facilities

A community meeting on upgrading Atherton's town hall and other facilities is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Jennings...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by howling, on Mar 2, 2008 at 11:27 am | 8 comments | 3030 Views

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Atherton fails to notify public of new laws, resident claims

For a couple of 28-year Atherton residents, timing is everything. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5901...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by Terence Kenney, on Mar 27, 2008 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 3066 Views

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Election sign-nabber strikes Atherton

Atherton resident Alicia Seebold has a "Dobbie for council" sign up in her front yard, but it's no thanks to a sign-nabbing...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2008
Last comment by Shocked, on Apr 20, 2008 at 3:27 pm | 5 comments | 3343 Views

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Cops arrest M-A students in Atherton burglary

Two Menlo-Atherton High School students confessed to taking about $2,000 in cash and other items from an Atherton home Tuesday,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2008
Last comment by Don't fence me in, on May 22, 2008 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments | 2961 Views

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Atherton council race: Dobbie way out front in fundraising

The special election for the Atherton City Council is two months away, and one candidate has already done some serious fundraising. Read...

Original post made on May. 25, 2008
Last comment by D, on May 25, 2008 at 12:42 am | 1 comment | 2946 Views

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Property rights battle takes center stage in Atherton council election

Lawsuits, youth sports and property rights were hot topics at a forum for Atherton council candidates sponsored by the Atherton...

Original post made on May. 25, 2008
Last comment by Jane Q Public, on May 28, 2008 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 2844 Views

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Atherton mayor eyes annexing the neighbors

Atherton mayor Jim Janz is serious about exploring the possibility of annexing unincorporated neighborhoods between the...

Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Ritchie Rich, on Jul 17, 2008 at 11:47 am | 10 comments | 3466 Views

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Atherton residents create their own wildfire escape plan

An ad hoc group of Atherton residents, worried about the severe fire season, is disseminating a brochure and map showing...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2008
Last comment by Susan Ayers Walker, on Jul 9, 2008 at 3:21 pm | 2 comments | 2988 Views

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Atherton targets road, drainage fixes

Atherton will trim one police officer position, but the town is poised to pull off a balanced budget with a particularly...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2008
Last comment by laughing, on Jul 24, 2008 at 10:53 pm | 3 comments | 2704 Views

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ATHERTON Grand Jury: Leave detective work to manager

Atherton City Council members should stop playing private eye and leave personnel investigations in the hands of the city...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by J. Allister, on Jul 30, 2008 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 3073 Views

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Alameda roadwork stalls traffic in Atherton

From Monday, Aug. 11, through Thursday, Aug. 14, motorists can expect delays and one-way traffic controls on the Alameda...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Aug 11, 2008 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 2817 Views

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Guest opinion: Walsh Road residents not required to clear buffer

I'm not so sure I can successfully sue you if a wildfire ignites your house and then sends embers that burn down my home,...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2008
Last comment by Linda Fuego, on Aug 13, 2008 at 12:31 pm | 4 comments | 3286 Views
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