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Atherton scrambling to fix records access

On the heels of an Aug. 20 showdown in Town Hall over access to public records, Atherton officials are scrambling to fix...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by James Thompson, on Sep 10, 2010 at 10:14 am | 7 comments | 2012 Views

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Guest opinion: Let Atherton decide: add taxes or cut spending

Atherton, like most communities, faces severe financial stress. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10129...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by save out town, on Sep 17, 2010 at 9:23 am | 6 comments | 2006 Views

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Neighbors seek injunction to stop M-A lights

At Menlo-Atherton High School, the light towers are in place over the football field and football season has arrived. Neighbors...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Sep 20, 2010 at 10:23 am | 67 comments | 4490 Views

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Atherton continues high-speed rail litigation

The fight goes on: Atherton will "continue with legal remedies" to force the state's high-speed rail agency to address the...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by fair view, on Sep 28, 2010 at 11:06 am | 13 comments | 2415 Views

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Atherton City Council candidate forum set for Sept. 30

Voters will have a chance to hear from Atherton City Council candidates, and contribute to a pool of questions the contestants...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 23, 2010 at 7:52 am | 13 comments | 2710 Views

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New 'Shop Local' program aims to boost area business, shopping

A new program to connect shoppers in Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside and Atherton with local businesses is launching...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Mikey, on Sep 21, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 1725 Views

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Atherton inches forward on new Town Center

The town of Atherton took another step forward in the effort to upgrade its aging and cramped government offices when the...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Sep 22, 2010 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 1827 Views

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Atherton: Compromise reached on Parker Ave. lots

Rules that significantly limited house size on Atherton's Parker Avenue have divided residents of that street for years,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Sep 22, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 1476 Views

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Letter: A plea on behalf of pets and wildlife

This is a warning to cat or dog owners about rat poison. We recently lost our sweet and gentle dog Rudy to what appears to...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by So very sad, on Sep 22, 2010 at 10:14 pm | 2 comments | 1756 Views

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Atherton inches forward on Town Center

The town of Atherton took another step forward in the effort to upgrade its aging and cramped government offices when the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Outsource, on Sep 23, 2010 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 1621 Views

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Foster brothers expect to be back in business next summer

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or in this case, when a rough economy makes finding a job impossible, buy an old...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by David Henig, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 1544 Views

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Atherton city manager resigns

The Atherton City Council will have to start looking for a new city manager. The current manager, Jerome "Jerry" Gruber,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Litigation, on Sep 28, 2010 at 8:16 am | 26 comments | 9789 Views

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Atherton mayor: City manager's departure is opportunity for 'fresh start'

The resignation of Atherton City Manager Jerry Gruber, effective Oct. 22, was not a result of City Council pressure, but...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Sep 30, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 28 comments | 2309 Views

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Atherton plans interim city manager

An interim city manager will be overseeing Town Hall in Atherton while the City Council sorts through resumes and eventually...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Cambrian, on Oct 24, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 11 comments | 2075 Views

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Atherton: Cutting cost of code enforcement

The Atherton City Council is soliciting new proposals for code-enforcement work. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=7479...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by black and BLUE, on Oct 8, 2010 at 9:57 am | 7 comments | 1966 Views

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Police search former editor's home

A probation-violation inquiry by officers of the Atherton Police Department and county law enforcement resulted in a search...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jan 24, 2011 at 2:33 pm | 15 comments | 2006 Views

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Four Atherton candidates offer ideas for fixing town

Lawsuit settlements and attorney fees totaling around $900,000 in the past year. Two building officials abruptly retiring...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Oct 14, 2010 at 11:53 am | 15 comments | 1806 Views

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Voter's Guide: Atherton candidates offer ideas for fixing town

Four residents vying for three seats on the Atherton City Council address issues ranging from eliminating the town budget's...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:13 am | 25 comments | 2076 Views

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Atherton: Assistant city manager resigns

In the wake of Atherton City Manager Jerry Gruber's resignation, Assistant City Manager Eileen Wilkerson has announced her...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 18, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 22 comments | 2190 Views

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Fatalities prompt Atherton to examine El Camino safety

Plans are under way to try to improve the safety of El Camino Real as it passes through Atherton between Selby Lane and Valparaiso...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 19, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 11 comments | 2053 Views
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