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Elizabeth Lewis, Cary Wiest elected to Atherton council

Elizabeth Lewis swept to a second term on Atherton's City Council on Nov. 6, winning 1,732 votes, with the second council...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Good Effort, on Nov 14, 2012 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 2005 Views

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Mending Atherton's rifts a top priority

Now that the election is over, locating a new library in the park defeated, and a new council member on board, what's next...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Mend, on Nov 20, 2012 at 9:24 am | 17 comments | 3088 Views

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Atherton may cut staff compensation

The mayor calls it a wrap-up. The police union is calling it revenge. As the Atherton City Council meets on Nov. 28 for the...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 4, 2012 at 11:37 am | 43 comments | 7089 Views

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Kathy McKeithen leaves council seat fighting

She came in fighting, and she's going out fighting. Kathy McKeithen, whose three-term tenure as an Atherton City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by We are all special, on Nov 28, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 13 comments | 5238 Views

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A page from our history

Silas and Olive Holbrook Palmer lived at Elmwood in Atherton until the home burned down in 1958, just a few months after...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Nov 27, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 2504 Views

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McKeithen leaves Atherton council seat fighting

She came in fighting, and she's going out fighting. Kathy McKeithen, whose three-term tenure as an Atherton City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on Nov 28, 2012 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 1761 Views

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Atherton: Staff compensation cuts OKd, but council likely to reconsider next month

The vote may have been unanimous, but the outcome of the Atherton City Council's approval last night (Nov. 28) of compensation...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Truthful Reporting, on Nov 30, 2012 at 9:06 am | 10 comments | 5076 Views

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Atherton: Charges fly over mailers as election season wraps up

Atherton residents should probably be forgiven if they were confused by a flurry of last-minute campaign materials they received...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Forensics, on Dec 2, 2012 at 11:35 am | 2 comments | 1905 Views

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Editorial: Atherton tries to get a handle on employee costs

Atherton is moving in the right direction to reduce the town's unfunded liability, with the City Council on Nov. 28 passing...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by BenchMark, on Dec 7, 2012 at 9:35 am | 22 comments | 2303 Views

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Atherton: Compensation cuts OK'd, but reconsideration likely

The vote may have been unanimous, but the outcome of the Atherton City Council's approval of compensation changes for 10...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by BenchMark, on Dec 4, 2012 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 2067 Views

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Police: Driver at fault for hitting pedestrians

ATHERTON: The 89-year-old driver of a vehicle that struck and seriously injured two women in an El Camino Real crosswalk...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 12, 2012 at 5:55 pm | 22 comments | 5584 Views

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Atherton struggles for safer crosswalks

You can't always get what you want. But if the town of Atherton accepts what's on offer by the California Department of Transportation,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Dec 13, 2012 at 2:17 pm | 28 comments | 3653 Views

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Police: Motorist who struck pedestrians on El Camino was driving on suspended license

ATHERTON: The 89-year-old driver of a vehicle that struck and seriously injured two pedestrians in an El Camino Real crosswalk...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 5 comments | 2096 Views

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Guest opinion: Ex-mayor questions Atherton's debt projections

Atherton is at a crossroads. We can continue down the road we have been traveling in recent years where we have treated our...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Right, on Dec 19, 2012 at 8:10 am | 3 comments | 2018 Views

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JobTrain students bake cookies for inmates

Spending the holidays in San Mateo County jail just got a little brighter: 15 students in JobTrain's culinary arts program...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2335 Views

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Atherton council to slow compensation cuts

As expected, the newly configured Atherton City Council rescinded its Nov. 28 adoption of a resolution that would cut compensation...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Reverse, on Dec 27, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 2350 Views

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Top stories of 2012

The Almanac covers Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside and Portola Valley -- where residents like to think of their hometowns...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Wasted Library Funds, on Jan 1, 2013 at 9:45 am | 6 comments | 3484 Views

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Atherton police union dumps Teamsters, hires law firm for labor talks

Just months before contract talks with the town of Atherton open, the Atherton police officers' union has parted ways with...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Jan 7, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 6 comments | 3037 Views

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Atherton tops county in property-value growth

During a period when the average growth rate of San Mateo County's assessed property value is 3.3 percent, Atherton officials...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 16, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 2272 Views

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Tonight: Compensation cuts, city manager's housing, on Atherton council agenda

The devilish details of how to shift more of the town's financial burden for employee benefits onto employees' shoulders...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Funny, on Jan 16, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 3 comments | 2211 Views
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