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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 | 2977 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 | 3637 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 | 3130 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 | 2862 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 | 3194 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 | 2975 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 | 3407 Views

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Fire district takes reins on Atherton evacuation plan

Atherton officials have cleared the way for the Menlo Park fire district to take the lead on disaster and evacuation planning...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2008
Last comment by Getting prepared, on Sep 16, 2008 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 2844 Views

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M-A Bears kick off football season

The Bears are big. Even bigger than last year when M-A went 7-0 (11-2 overall) in the PAL and lost to Palo Alto in the CCS...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2008
Last comment by Grizzly Sue, on Sep 19, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 2952 Views

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Atherton meets on high-speed rail

Wondering why Atherton officials are opposing the California High Speed Rail initiative? The City Council is hosting a special...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2008
Last comment by Adam, on Jan 17, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 20 comments | 3225 Views

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Candidate forums set for Atherton, Menlo Park

Atherton candidates to square off on Oct. 2; Menlo Park forum scheduled for Oct. 8. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=2572...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2008
Last comment by Kathy Armstrong, on Oct 4, 2008 at 4:28 pm | 22 comments | 3375 Views

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Atherton: Fifth candidate joins council race

The race for two seats on the Atherton City Council got a little more interesting. Less than an hour before the 5 p.m. filing...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Craig Hirst, on Oct 6, 2008 at 9:31 pm | 4 comments | 3121 Views

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Atherton: Ex-official seeks records on candidate, councilman, staff

Atherton's former finance director John Johns is seeking an array of e-mails, memos and other documents in three California...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by Kathleen O'Keefe, on Jan 11, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 5 comments | 4376 Views

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Atherton: Ex-official seeks $1 million from town

John Johns, Atherton's former finance director, is seeking $1 million in damages from the town for "malicious prosecution." Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by michael stogner, on Oct 17, 2008 at 9:45 pm | 2 comments | 3731 Views

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Marsala says town owes contractors fee refunds

An e-mail sent out by Atherton Councilman Charles Marsala urging builders to see if the town overcharged for their business...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by Charles Marsala, on May 15, 2009 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 2816 Views

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McKeithen leads in campaign fundraising

In the race for two seats on the Atherton City Council, incumbent Kathy McKeithen edged out her challengers as the fundraising...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 22, 2008 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 2993 Views

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Atherton candidates react to early returns

Early returns show Kathy McKeithen and Elizabeth Lewis in the lead in a four-candidate race for two seats on the Atherton...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2008
Last comment by andrea gemmet, on Nov 4, 2008 at 10:53 pm | 1 comment | 2835 Views

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McKeithen, Lewis elected to Atherton City Council

Incumbent Kathy McKeithen and newcomer Elizabeth Lewis were elected Tuesday to four-year terms on the Atherton City Council....

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Wendy Surkis, on Nov 5, 2008 at 4:42 am | 1 comment | 2615 Views

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District collects taxes, doesn't provide water

Residents of unincorporated Los Trancos Woods and Vista Verde don't seem to be losing sleep over the fact that the Los Trancos...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2009
Last comment by , on Jan 25, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 2762 Views

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Atherton: Lewis tops in campaign spending

Elizabeth Lewis not only won a seat on the Atherton City Council in November, but she blew away the competition when it came...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Louise, on Feb 4, 2009 at 12:40 am | 2 comments | 2584 Views
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