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Atherton council: more spending cuts needed

Atherton staff must sharpen their pencils and find more spending cuts to avoid reaching into reserves and the parcel tax...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 25, 2010 at 10:03 am | 41 comments | 5202 Views

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Was councilwoman's house built lawfully?

The question has been raised, publicly and emotionally, for at least two years: Did Atherton City Councilwoman Elizabeth...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 8, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 42 comments | 15416 Views

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Letter: Jailed reporter elaborates on story

<I>Editor's Note: The following letter, written from the San Mateo County Jail, was delivered to The Almanac by Mr. Bothun's...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Jun 3, 2010 at 11:06 pm | 17 comments | 2498 Views

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Marsala says he won't run again for Atherton council

Atherton City Councilman Charles Marsala, who was recently embroiled in a controversy surrounding his request for a loan...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Jun 5, 2010 at 4:58 am | 14 comments | 2434 Views

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Atherton's legal costs in Johns case, including settlement, total $619,500

The town of Atherton paid a total of about $393,200 in attorney fees to investigate former finance director John Johns, and...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Thelma, on Jun 9, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 10 comments | 1950 Views

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Editorial: Time to clear the air on Lewis' house

City Council member Elizabeth Lewis becomes defensive about claims that she did not following legal procedures when she built...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 12, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 46 comments | 4369 Views

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Don Horsley, April Vargas in November runoff for county supervisor seat

Former San Mateo County sheriff Don Horsley and Coastside resident and businesswoman April Vargas will be on the November...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 10, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 1916 Views

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Atherton pays $619,000 in John Johns case

The town of Atherton paid a total of about $393,200 in attorney fees to investigate former finance director John Johns, and...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 16, 2010 at 12:00 am | 3 comments | 2018 Views

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Atherton attorney: Lewis house not legally compliant, but no action needed

The word is in from Atherton's town attorney: The size of Councilwoman Elizabeth Lewis' house exceeds the town's zoning ordinance...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by jaded, on Jun 20, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 32 comments | 3378 Views

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Atherton: Decision on management salaries delayed

The Atherton City Council has delayed a decision to adjust salaries for middle management staff under a proposal that would...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by george, on Jun 20, 2010 at 8:10 pm | 8 comments | 1999 Views

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Guest opinion: Time for residents to step up in Atherton

I am writing to extend the public dialogue on getting to a balanced budget in Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9780...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 22, 2010 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 1623 Views

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Guest opinion: Volunteers welcome to help out in Atherton

If a reader's only impression of Atherton came from local newspaper headlines and blogs, what would that person conclude?...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Huh??, on Jul 1, 2010 at 3:02 am | 5 comments | 5548 Views

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Report: High-speed rail ridership data flawed

California high-speed rail ridership studies are flawed and are "unreliable for policy analysis," according to an independent...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 3, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 6 comments | 1978 Views

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Law firm ends contract with Atherton

The law firm that employs Atherton City Attorney Wynne Furth has sent the town a 60-day notice that it is canceling its contract...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 6, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 10 comments | 1933 Views

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Supervisor Church to step down in January

San Mateo County District 1 Supervisor Mark Church announced Tuesday (July 6) he will step down from the Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by e.grimley, on Jul 11, 2010 at 12:07 am | 4 comments | 1952 Views

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Atherton appoints new police lieutenant

Sgt. Joe Wade begins a new phase of his 11-year career with the Atherton Police Department on July 11, when he assumes the...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by right on, on Jul 12, 2010 at 8:01 am | 19 comments | 2517 Views

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Carlson says he will run for another term on council

As the candidate filing period for the Nov. 2 election opens, at least one incumbent, Jerry Carlson, has stated his intention...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Ugh, on Jul 14, 2010 at 2:05 am | 1 comment | 1664 Views

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Atherton will revisit road-impact fee refund

Two Atherton councilmen who voted to refund $1.6 million worth of road-impact fees paid to the town by builders have placed...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Richard Andrews, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 3 comments | 1885 Views

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Those were the days

The Atherton Town Council and staff posed for this photograph in 1952. From left, they are: City Clerk Howard Boren, council...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 23, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 1786 Views

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Atherton to refund some road-impact fees

Residents of Atherton have little to cheer about in considering the town government's straitened financial condition, but...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, on Jul 26, 2010 at 4:25 pm | 2 comments | 1786 Views
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