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Atherton councilman won't face further investigation of loan request

Atherton's city attorney may have ruled that Councilman Charles Marsala broke no law when he requested a $500,000 loan from...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 13, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 61 comments | 4653 Views

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Editorial: Atherton probe of Marsala fizzles

Atherton council member Charles Marsala used incredibly poor judgment when he asked resident Jon Buckheit for a $500,000...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 15, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 7 comments | 1964 Views

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Guest opinion: Mayor sees more in Marsala probe

Something profoundly disturbing occurred last Wednesday night. It appeared that the town I love and have served loyally for...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by lunatic, on Apr 14, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1531 Views

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Atherton asks D.A. to investigate police misconduct charge

The town of Atherton has asked the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office to investigate "the allegation of falsifying...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 16, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 20 comments | 3275 Views

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Former finance director John Johns signs lawsuit settlement; Atherton council OKS pact, 3-2

Atherton residents had a new finance director today (Monday, April 19), but it's a safe bet they didn't know it. As part...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on May 27, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 7 comments | 2594 Views

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Atherton budget study session set for Monday

Atherton City Manager Jerry Gruber and Finance Director Louise Ho will present the City Council with its first look at the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by code blue, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:50 pm | 5 comments | 1767 Views

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Speier introduces $1 billion Bay-restoration bill

Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough, has introduced a bill in the U.S. Congress to spend $1 billion to restore and clean up...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Grateful, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 1582 Views

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Atherton burglary suspect sentenced to jail

A San Mateo County judge has handed down a sentence of six months in jail to Beata Wyszynska, 59, who Atherton police apprehended...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by nitpicker, on Apr 28, 2010 at 11:55 pm | 4 comments | 1599 Views

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Night lights will go on trial at M-A football field

Night football games are likely to come to Menlo-Atherton High School in September, but at least for the 2011-12 season,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
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Editorial: Atherton pays off another employee

The lingering legal dispute over whether Atherton had a legitimate reason to terminate finance director John Johns in 2007...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by punch line, on Apr 29, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 5 comments | 1650 Views

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Tonight: Contentious rezoning issue in Atherton

The Atherton Planning Commission will review possible changes to the town's zoning code that will allow bigger houses on...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Marie Antoinette, on May 1, 2010 at 6:44 pm | 38 comments | 2766 Views

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Menlo police chase, track down men in SUV

Menlo Park police officers chased a silver Dodge Durango into a dead-end street in Menlo Park early Monday morning, then...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Not in L.A., on May 5, 2010 at 5:37 pm | 2 comments | 1703 Views

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Former editor chooses jail over probation

Atherton resident Brian Pardee Bothun, a former reporter for the Daily Post and former editor of the Palo Alto Daily News,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 25, 2010 at 1:39 pm | 28 comments | 3259 Views

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Atherton grapples with town's 'unfunded liability'

In the short term, the town of Atherton must wrestle with a projected $1.2 million revenue shortfall as it crafts its 2010-11...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on May 8, 2010 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 1728 Views

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Obituary: Betty Jean Whelan: athlete and artist

Betty Jean Whelan of Portola Valley, who was an accomplished athlete in her youth, died Jan. 21 at the age of 81. She was...

Original post made on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Poster, on May 9, 2010 at 8:20 am | 2 comments | 1916 Views

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Atherton grapples with town's 'unfunded liability'

In the short term, the town of Atherton must wrestle with a projected $1.2 million shortfall as it crafts its 2010-11 budget....

Original post made on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on May 10, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 5 comments | 3581 Views

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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 | 5364 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 | 15547 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 | 2572 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 | 2521 Views
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