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MENLO PARK

Climate Smart Program Makes Sense Given Menlo Park's Goals

Editor, Recent letters to the editor and anonymous comments on the Almanac's web page have been critical of the city of...

Original post made by John Nash on Apr. 21, 2008
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on May 1, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 2277 Views

ATHERTON

A police commission is needed for Atherton

Yesterday, February 25, 2010 I submitted a citizen's complaint. This complaint included the following allegations of misconduct...

Original post made by John P Johns on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 2, 2010 at 6:44 pm | 12 comments | 1513 Views

ATHERTON

Town Square Terms of Use

Mr. Hine deleted a post about my experience with identity theft I placed on this forum earlier today. Mr. Hine's reasonning...

Original post made by John P Johns on Mar. 7, 2010
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Mar 7, 2010 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 1447 Views

ATHERTON

Identity Theft - Deleted Post

Dear Readers: The following is a post I wrote this morning. This post was deleted within an hour by Mr. Richard Hine. I...

Original post made by John P Johns on Mar. 7, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 7, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1357 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton City Attorney's Law Firm Implodes

When Atherton selected Wynn Furth as the City Attorney to replace Marc Hynes, Jerry Carlson said that a deciding factor was...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Hot off the presses, on Jul 2, 2010 at 11:11 am | 4 comments | 1308 Views

ATHERTON

Living it up at taxpayer expense

While Atherton's financial condition was deteriorting, Atherton City Jerry Gruber appears to have been living it up at taxpayers...

Original post made by john p johns on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by marie antoinette, on Jun 29, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 1 comment | 1845 Views

ATHERTON

Now is the time to put the City Attorney contract out to bid

As was reported in the Daily Journal and on Atherton's website, the law firm that employs City Attorney Wynn Furth will cease...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by truthiness, on Jul 1, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 1390 Views

ATHERTON

Don't Call Jerry Carlson at Home

Dear Readers: I placed a call to the home of Jerry Carlson last week. I had not heard back from Mr. Carlson after my repeated...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Melinda Tevis, on Jul 9, 2010 at 11:44 am | 6 comments | 1556 Views

ATHERTON

An offer for Jerry Carlson to Consider

The following is the text of an e-mail I sent to Jerry Carlson offering to withdraw my criminal complaint against him. Some...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 17, 2010 at 7:50 pm | 20 comments | 2115 Views

ATHERTON

Another Brown Act Violation in the Making

Dear Readers, The following is the text of an e-mail I sent to the Town of Atherton. Due to the apparent lack of attention...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 19, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 4 comments | 1557 Views

ATHERTON

The Tornado Approaching Atherton Town Hall

The Town of Atherton is about to meet its match. Atherton is about to find out that there is something worse than a woman...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Interested Observer, on Jul 28, 2010 at 9:29 am | 5 comments | 1686 Views

ATHERTON

Why I'm about to sue Atherton (again)

During the past 24 months I have submitted as 100 public records requests. During the past 24 months I have sought to...

Original post made by John P Johns on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 3, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 16 comments | 3714 Views

ATHERTON

Censorship at Town Hall

I have been told by a reliable source that Atherton employees have been prohibited from reading or posting on this Town Square...

Original post made by John P Johns on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, on Sep 19, 2010 at 10:24 pm | 9 comments | 1627 Views

ATHERTON

Selecting a City Attorney

Wynne Furth has gotten some bad press lately. This is both unfortunate and unfair to Ms. Furth. Wynne Furth was put in...

Original post made by John P Johns on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by name game, on Oct 17, 2010 at 8:25 am | 27 comments | 1564 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Politics Intimidation and the Atherton Police Department

I wanted to comment on Tim's post. I am a registered user. For the life of me I cannot remember my password, nor am I inclined...

Original post made by John P Johns on Dec. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cronyism, Favoritism and Stonewalling by the San Mateo County DA

Is justice blind in San Mateo County? Based upon the events of the past few years it appears as though the slogan "money...

Original post made by John P Johns on Dec. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1151 Views

ATHERTON

Another whitewash by "Mr. Clean"?

The following is a text of a letter I received from Atherton Police Chief Mike Guerra in response to my citizen's complaint...

Original post made by John P Johns on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 19, 2011 at 4:30 pm | 82 comments | 4772 Views

ATHERTON

Citizen's Complaint Filed Against Atherton Police Chief

Guerra had a choice. His choice was to be part of the solution or be part of the problem. He chose the latter. Accordingly,...

Original post made by John P Johns on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Even more grateful, on Aug 12, 2011 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 1883 Views

ATHERTON

Tough Questions for the Atherton Police Chief

Dear Readers: Below is the text of an e-mail exchange between Atherton Police Chief Michael Guerra and me, in regards...

Original post made by John P Johns on Apr. 3, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 8, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 14 comments | 1639 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Internal Affairs Investigator's Checkered Past

Dear Readers The following is the text of an e-mail transmitted to the City Manager, Mayor and City Council. As indicated...

Original post made by John P Johns on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by McKeithen Supporter, on Apr 8, 2011 at 11:00 am | 14 comments | 2225 Views
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