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Ex-mayor may go to voters over outsourcing

==B ATHERTON:== ==I This is an expanded version of a previously published story.== In the face of the possible layoff of...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Chroniclers of Rome Burning, on Jun 23, 2011 at 12:48 am | 7 comments | 1681 Views

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Atherton wrestles with donations to police department

Is it legal for the Atherton City Council to require that private donations to the police department be made anonymously? Read...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Jun 23, 2011 at 6:22 am | 12 comments | 2338 Views

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Where should Atherton's new library be built?

Should Atherton's planned new library be built in the town's only park, the spacious and generally tranquil Holbrook-Palmer?...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:56 pm | 3 comments | 1775 Views

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Atherton: Crackdown on trash cans

Atherton residents who leave their garbage cans out on the street for longer than a designated period will be subject to...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Poster , on Jun 23, 2011 at 7:49 am | 1 comment | 1425 Views

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Atherton: Companies bid to provide town services

Atherton town officials will be reviewing a total of 18 bids from private companies offering to provide public services to...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Voter for Sustainable Government, on Jun 29, 2011 at 11:09 pm | 2 comments | 1641 Views

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Atherton: Troy Henderson retires after 35 years

Troy Henderson, Atherton's public works supervisor, is retiring this Thursday, June 30, after 35 years working for the town....

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by IKNOW, on Nov 8, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 8 comments | 2013 Views

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Tonight: Atherton reviews options for new library

A community meeting to review options for a new library in Atherton is set for Tuesday, June 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by gotaDell , on Jul 1, 2011 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 1662 Views

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Atherton outsourcing bids show 'substantial' savings

As 12 town employees watch the clock tick forward toward the July 15 elimination of their jobs, union representatives, town...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Jul 6, 2011 at 5:07 pm | 20 comments | 2570 Views

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End of a long career in Atherton

Troy Henderson, Atherton's public works supervisor, retired June 30 after 35 years of working for the town. Although he had...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Michael Boyd, on Jul 5, 2011 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 1466 Views

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Atherton: Bids to outsource services suggest 'substantial' cost savings for town

As 12 town employees watch the clock tick forward toward the July 15 elimination of their jobs, union representatives, town...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 8, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 21 comments | 2362 Views

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Atherton employees may strike over layoff plan

Members of a union representing 16 Atherton employees authorized a strike yesterday (July 5) after town negotiators, union...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 10, 2011 at 10:28 am | 21 comments | 2303 Views

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Atherton police chief is retiring

The town of Atherton announced at 4 p.m. today (July 7) that Police Chief Mike Guerra is retiring. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 11, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 55 comments | 3442 Views

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Tonight: Menlo Park downtown plan review

Menlo Park enters the next phase of its review of the proposed vision for downtown, otherwise known as the El Camino Real/downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by frugal, on Jul 11, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 1330 Views

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Atherton interim police chief appointed

Atherton Police Chief Mike Guerra is leaving on July 15 the post he has held since November 2009, in a department he has...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 12, 2011 at 10:57 pm | 16 comments | 5375 Views

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Labor council steps into Atherton staff layoff fray; council meets today

The San Mateo County Central Labor Council sent a sharply worded message to Atherton Mayor Jim Dobbie last week, urging the...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 14, 2011 at 12:55 pm | 6 comments | 1802 Views

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Update: Atherton council backs staff layoffs; union files lawsuit, seeks restraining order

In a closed-session meeting this afternoon (July 12), the Atherton City Council "affirmed the actions of the City Manager...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 13, 2011 at 7:35 pm | 12 comments | 1907 Views

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Clock ticks down toward Atherton layoffs

Atherton management is waiting until the close of business today to lay off six employees as its city attorney argues against...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 16, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 8 comments | 1451 Views

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Update: Menlo Park teen dies after shooting

A 19-year-old Menlo Park woman who was shot early Wednesday morning (July 13) in East Palo Alto has died, East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by MA Grad, on Jul 15, 2011 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 2487 Views

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Court grants temporary order halting layoffs

San Mateo County Superior Court granted a temporary restraining order Friday (July 15), blocking the layoff of Atherton town...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jimmy Hoffa, on Jul 23, 2011 at 4:21 pm | 11 comments | 3154 Views

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Guest opinion: Hard to find a financial crisis in Atherton

A few weeks ago in these pages, I urged the Atherton City Council to survey the community before firing all of our building...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by mickie winkler, on Jul 22, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 20 comments | 4755 Views
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