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Parcel tax for Redwood City schools fails

Measure E, a parcel tax to support the Redwood City School District, failed to win the necessary two-thirds vote it needed...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Bob Becktel, on Jul 3, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 16 comments | 3578 Views

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Atherton police officer exonerated in 'theft'

There is "no foundation" for an allegation of theft against an Atherton police officer, according to the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Shocked Resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 9:53 pm | 7 comments | 2185 Views

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Atherton police officer exonerated in 'theft'

There is "no foundation" for an allegation of theft against an Atherton police officer, according to the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by john p johns, on Jul 5, 2009 at 9:08 am | 16 comments | 3793 Views

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Atherton council members accuse colleagues of censorship

Two members of the Atherton City Council are accusing their colleagues of censorship for making it harder to place issues...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by red herring, on Jun 28, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 20 comments | 4085 Views

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Atherton council members accuse colleagues of censorship

Two members of the Atherton City Council are accusing their colleagues of censorship for making it harder to place issues...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jun 23, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1722 Views

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Atherton dips into reserves with $17 million town budget

Atherton is trimming staff, cutting expenses, and dipping into its reserve fund to make ends meet in the fiscal year beginning...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Oh ya, on Jul 4, 2009 at 11:58 am | 15 comments | 3064 Views

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Town overcharged building fees; builders may be entitled to refunds

Anyone building a home in Atherton who got permits before December 2006 might want to get out a calculator and give the building...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by curious, on Jun 25, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 2977 Views

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Trial starts for Atherton employee accused of battery

Opening arguments are set for 9:45 a.m. on Monday, June 29, for the trial of Atherton public works supervisor Troy Henderson....

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by disgusted, on Jun 28, 2009 at 1:01 pm | 11 comments | 2974 Views

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New history book is all about Atherton

Atherton is the latest town to get the local history treatment, with a new coffee-table book called "Under the Oaks: Two...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Margo Ritter, on Sep 9, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 6 comments | 3279 Views

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Atherton staff testify to sexual harassment by public works supervisor Troy Henderson

Atherton Sgt. Kristin Nichols and former town employee Lois English testified Tuesday to numerous incidents of sexual harassment...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by songwriter, on Jul 5, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 26 comments | 4294 Views

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New Atherton rule: Is aim to stifle dissent?

Members of a city council might detest each other in private, but they usually manage to keep things civil in public, at...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by On-point comment, on Jul 6, 2009 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 2938 Views

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Jury: Atherton public works supervisor not guilty of assault

A jury on July 2 returned verdicts of "not guilty" on misdemeanor counts of assault and battery against Atherton public works...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Problem, on Jul 10, 2009 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 2686 Views

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Atherton to vote Wednesday on tax renewal

The Atherton City Council is slated to decide Wednesday whether to ask voters for a five-year renewal of the $750 annual...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by warren buffet, on Jul 16, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 3 comments | 3050 Views

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Atherton puts parcel tax on fall ballot

Atherton voters will be asked to approve a four-year renewal of the $750 annual parcel tax when they head to the polls on...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by $500,000, on Jul 18, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 9 comments | 2553 Views

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Atherton's 'best friend' touched many hearts

While some people consider dogs mere pets, Atherton resident Phoebe Rowles takes to heart the expression "a dog is man's...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Such a lovely story!, on Jul 20, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 2811 Views

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Atherton voters face decision on renewing town's parcel tax

Atherton voters will be asked to approve a four-year renewal of the $750 annual parcel tax when they head to the polls on...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Dr. NO, on Jul 22, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 4 comments | 2235 Views

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Covering the community for 40 years

Before receiving that telephone call back in 1969, Marion Softky had never dreamed of having a second career as a journalist...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 2952 Views

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Atherton: Refunds look unlikely for town's road-impact fee

Atherton has had a problem with some of its construction-related fees in recent years. Amid threats of litigation, the off-haul...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Aug 7, 2009 at 11:38 am | 7 comments | 3105 Views

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High-speed rail: Atherton resident files suit

Accompanied by attorneys Mike Brady and Zachary Tyson, Atherton resident Russell Peterson filed a lawsuit against the California...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by John McDonald, on Sep 7, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 14 comments | 6677 Views

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Atherton: Higher fees raise big-picture questions

Advertising an event with a big banner sign at the intersection of Marsh and Middlefield roads is going to get a lot more...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by R U Kidding, on Aug 20, 2009 at 6:59 pm | 3 comments | 2860 Views
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