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Atherton to revisit Circus Club tax hike

(An updated version of a previously published story.) With the clock ticking on the lifespan of Atherton's current parcel...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 29, 2013 at 5:30 pm | 48 comments | 5729 Views

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Grand jury: Cities like contracted police services

Three cities that have contracted with the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office for police services report significant costs...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:00 pm | 24 comments | 2763 Views

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Atherton: DeGolia files candidate papers, Ruggeiro takes them out in City Council race

Two residents who each came within one vote of taking a seat by appointment on the Atherton City Council earlier this month...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 28, 2013 at 11:26 am | 12 comments | 2914 Views

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Menlo Park: Huge tree limb lands on car

An Almanac reader submitted these photos of a huge oak tree limb that broke off and landed on a car parked near the gym at...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 30, 2013 at 2:56 pm | 3 comments | 4305 Views

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Editorial: Atherton parcel tax a political football

Every four years Atherton ties itself in knots when first discussing, and then voting on, whether to renew the $750 parcel...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by frightenedbyatherton, on Aug 8, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 18 comments | 2768 Views

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Atherton: Fifth resident pulls candidate papers

Michael Stogner, one of seven Atherton residents who applied for appointment to a vacant City Council seat last month, has...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 4, 2013 at 8:40 pm | 6 comments | 1689 Views

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Those were the days

During the 1930s, Beltramo's beverage and liquor store on El Camino Real in Menlo Park was a town landmark. In the photo...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Patricia Shipe, on Aug 5, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1919 Views

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Atherton: Second candidate for council seat

Diane Sandhu, a member of the town's Audit/Finance Committee, has qualified for a spot on the November ballot in the race...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1474 Views

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Menlo Park may keep binding arbitration for police misconduct cases

A proposed contract with the police sergeants union eases Menlo Park's retirement obligations for new employees. But the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Gov't out of control, on Aug 14, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 4952 Views

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Atherton removes Circus Club tax hike from ballot measure

After hearing from a number of unhappy residents and having second thoughts about a July 17 decision on the town's parcel...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Agreed, on Aug 14, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 2 comments | 1953 Views

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LETTERS

<B>Letter: What you can do to Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14460 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1614 Views

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Atherton: Parcel tax opponents miss deadline

There will be no ballot argument against Atherton's parcel tax renewal measure in November -- but not for lack of trying...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 26, 2013 at 1:09 pm | 34 comments | 8284 Views

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Atherton: Parcel tax opponents miss deadline for ballot argument

There will be no ballot argument against Atherton's parcel tax renewal measure in November — but not for lack of trying...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by real deal, on Sep 3, 2013 at 1:05 pm | 44 comments | 3357 Views

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Atherton: Thefts, burglaries prompt warning

The Atherton Police Department is reminding residents to lock their vehicles and the doors and windows of their homes on...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Of course, on Aug 29, 2013 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 2470 Views

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Atherton: Hosts of Obama visit may be off the hook for extra police, public works costs

The town of Atherton is likely to drop its efforts to require two Atherton couples who hosted fundraising events for President...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 5, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 34 comments | 5725 Views

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Presidential visits: Atherton plans to charge hosts for costs of extra police protection

Here's a heads-up for Atherton residents: If you plan to host a fundraiser for Paul Ryan, Hillary Clinton or any other future...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Sep 10, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 6 comments | 9739 Views

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Atherton Little League plans face opposition

Last November, in an Atherton election that sharply divided the town, there was one measure on the ballot most voters agreed...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Barry B., on Sep 19, 2013 at 3:14 pm | 47 comments | 49203 Views

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Code enforcement gets a boost in Atherton

Although Atherton will continue to cite violators of its city ordinances only when a complaint is received or a public official...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 17, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 10291 Views

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Atherton whittles down unfunded liability with portion of surplus funds

Atherton's unfunded liability debt will be $2 million lighter with the City Council's decision to apply that portion of the...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Good move, on Sep 29, 2013 at 8:52 pm | 4 comments | 7156 Views

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Pedestrian killed in Atherton

A man was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in Atherton early Friday morning, according to police. Middlefield Road...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Lost a noble friend, on Oct 1, 2013 at 11:39 pm | 15 comments | 6230 Views
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