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Election: Candidate filing period opens

As voters cast their ballots for the nation's president on Nov. 6, Menlo Park and Atherton residents will also make choices...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Election, on Jul 18, 2012 at 6:30 am | 1 comment | 1638 Views

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Candidate filing period opens for November election

As voters cast their ballots for the nation's president on Nov. 6, Menlo Park and Atherton residents will also make choices...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by The Election, on Jul 18, 2012 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 1622 Views

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Lewis takes out candidate papers in Atherton

Elizabeth Lewis, who is completing her first term on the Atherton City Council, has signaled her intention to run for re-election....

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 4, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 22 comments | 2170 Views

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Atherton OKs policy for police donations

Is it possible for residents to help support their town's police force through charitable donations without opening the door...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Stev, on Jul 21, 2012 at 8:39 am | 5 comments | 1843 Views

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Cary Wiest takes out papers for Atherton race

Cary Wiest, who unsuccessfully ran for a seat on the Atherton City Council in 2010, has taken out candidacy papers for the...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by New blood, on Jul 20, 2012 at 11:11 pm | 2 comments | 1708 Views

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Today: Atherton meets on ballot language

The Atherton City Council will meet at 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, to approve language for three measures on the November...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Laurie, on Jul 25, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 4 comments | 1634 Views

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Atherton: Library question heads for ballot after heated debate over language

==B This is an expanded version of an earlier article.== After four and a half hours of at times sniping comments and polarized...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by James "Skip" Law, on Jul 28, 2012 at 4:59 pm | 5 comments | 2050 Views

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Update: Three more take out papers in Atherton

Denise Kupperman, a leader in the effort to build a new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park, Bob Roeser, and Jo-Ann Sockolov...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 29, 2012 at 11:46 am | 3 comments | 2052 Views

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Guest opinion: Misuse of social media by 'Athertonians' blog

In connection with the Atherton Library controversy the moderators of the Yahoo blog "Athertonians," which was set up a number...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 6, 2012 at 6:14 am | 41 comments | 3031 Views

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Atherton's full plate: three meetings in seven days on Little League, library, Town Center

After capping the month of July with a four-and-a-half-hour special meeting, the Atherton City Council is gearing up for...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by literate but confused, on Aug 3, 2012 at 8:34 am | 3 comments | 1669 Views

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Atherton: Lewis files for re-election to council

With only one week left before the filing deadline, Elizabeth Lewis filed papers today (Aug. 3) to run for re-election to...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Keith Wollenberg, on Aug 6, 2012 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 1747 Views

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Atherton voters to decide on Little League facilities in park, rebuilding Town Center

Atherton voters will be asked on the November ballot whether they want to see permanent Little League structures in Holbrook-Palmer...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Sorry Didi, on Aug 27, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 10 comments | 1973 Views

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Atherton: McKeithen not running; filing period extended

==B This is an expanded version of a previously published story.== With three-term incumbent Kathy McKeithen giving up...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 15, 2012 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 1570 Views

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Letter: Writer sees flaws in new library argument

Sandy Crittenden's letter about Atherton's library-in-the-park debate is misleading, either from exaggeration, ignorance,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by specious argument, on Sep 5, 2012 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 1705 Views

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Judge dismisses charges against man shot by CHP in Atherton following high-speed chase

A judge has dismissed charges against a man accused of driving a car at California Highway Patrol officers and sheriff's...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by nick s., on Apr 27, 2014 at 9:46 am | 7 comments | 3013 Views

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Letter: Save Atherton's park by building library there

The Save Our Park signs I've seen around town perplex me. Surely replacing a money-losing existing structure that does not...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by What is at Risk, on Sep 21, 2012 at 2:26 pm | 4 comments | 2825 Views

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Willie Mays named 'history maker' by San Mateo County

Willie Mays, a resident of Atherton since 1969 and considered by many the best all-around baseball player of all time, has...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Number 24, on Sep 25, 2012 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 2192 Views

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Letter: Put Atherton library in park

A new library in the park, owned and controlled by the town, with specifically dedicated funding that already exists, would...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Perserve Our Park, on Oct 1, 2012 at 8:21 am | 11 comments | 4732 Views

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Two pedestrians seriously injured on El Camino

Atherton Mayor Bill Widmer has sent a strongly worded message to Caltrans demanding that improved safety measures be put...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 2, 2012 at 2:56 pm | 27 comments | 4920 Views

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Letter: Train noise disruptive for library users

Atherton residents who live within a few hundred yards of the Caltrain tracks, who visit the town offices or use the tennis...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Commissario, on Oct 3, 2012 at 7:17 pm | 9 comments | 3358 Views
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