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Atherton says no to huge garbage rate hike -- for now

Proposed garbage rate increases in Atherton ranging from 63 percent for using the smallest garbage cans available to 98 percent...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Live in Lindenwood, on Feb 17, 2011 at 8:15 pm | 6 comments | 3097 Views

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Man killed by train was investigated for involvement in Atherton elder abuse case

Jon Armstrong, the pedestrian who died after being hit by a train on Friday, April 2, in San Bruno was a 52-year-old Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Holly L., on Feb 18, 2011 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 2204 Views

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Atherton says no to garbage rate hike -- for now

Proposed garbage rate increases in Atherton ranging from 63 percent for using the smallest garbage cans available to 98 percent...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Shame on them, on Feb 26, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 1599 Views

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Atherton hires efficiency experts to scrutinize operations

Two consulting firms have been hired to review the town of Atherton's police, building, and public works departments to analyze...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Person, on Mar 4, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 7 comments | 2651 Views

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Coach Ben Parks named to sports hall of fame

Another honor is ahead for Ben Parks, a former football and wrestling coach at Menlo-Atherton High School in Atherton, an...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Tim Sullivan, on Aug 22, 2011 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 4538 Views

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Teacher put on leave after student calls cops

A teacher at Selby Lane School in Atherton has been placed on paid administrative leave after a 13-year-old student in his...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 19, 2011 at 11:22 am | 3 comments | 1708 Views

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Atherton councilman no longer a defendant in Buckheit lawsuit

==BI This is an expanded version of a previously published article.== A federal judge has removed Atherton City Councilman...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by M, on Mar 10, 2011 at 10:29 am | 8 comments | 3218 Views

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Atherton: Soaring garbage rates back on council agenda

How should the Atherton City Council proceed with an inevitable garbage rate increase -- earlier proposed at 63 percent to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 15, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 5 comments | 1663 Views

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Menlo Park raises garbage rates 7 percent

Menlo Park residents will be paying 7 percent more to throw things out, starting April 1. That translates into an additional...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 17, 2011 at 3:17 pm | 7 comments | 2289 Views

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Atherton: Top choices for city attorney post

An Atherton citizen advisory committee and an ad-hoc committee of two council members have made recommendations to the City...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Legal Scholar, on Mar 16, 2011 at 4:14 pm | 13 comments | 2531 Views

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Atherton: Investigator says complaints against officers 'unfounded'

For the second time in two months, an outside party hired by the town to conduct an internal affairs investigation has declared...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by annoyed, on Mar 18, 2011 at 2:00 pm | 12 comments | 2220 Views

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Atherton council agrees to lower proposed garbage rates

Garbage rates will go up in Atherton, but not as high as the town first proposed, the City Council decided Wednesday night....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 17, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 1522 Views

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No settlement in Atherton lawsuit

The lawsuit filed by the development firm Pacific Peninsula Group against the town of Atherton is still active, after the...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 18, 2011 at 6:56 am | 11 comments | 2608 Views

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Recruiter hired to find new town manager

The Town Council of Woodside on March 3 voted to hire a recruiter to find a new town manager, and the firm that the council...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Alistair, on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1577 Views

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Atherton likely to fight developer lawsuit challenging road-impact fees in court

==BI This is an expanded version of a previously published article.== An Aug. 22 court date is set for the lawsuit filed...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 23, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 16 comments | 3845 Views

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Atherton meetings in YouTube spotlight

Although many local city council meetings are televised or webcast for the benefit of residents who aren't able to attend...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by johny, on Apr 8, 2011 at 11:52 pm | 17 comments | 3148 Views

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Editorial: Atherton cops behind the camera

Atherton Mayor Jim Dobbie is reportedly not happy that he and fellow City Council members and other officials who attend...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by lingering doubts, on Apr 5, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 4 comments | 1659 Views

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Coyotes race through Atherton

"That was something," said Joni Woodside as she described watching a pack of at least three coyotes chase a deer through...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Melinda Tevis, on Apr 7, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1807 Views

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Atherton's public works chief retiring

Duncan Jones, Atherton's public works director since 2003, is retiring on April 29, the town announced Monday. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Guido Veloce, on Apr 11, 2011 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 1966 Views

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Police warn of 'grandparent scam'

The Atherton Police Department last week issued a warning about a phone scam that targets grandparents -- an operation known...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jason, on Apr 19, 2011 at 11:39 am | 14 comments | 2665 Views
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