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Residents seek vote on 'library in park' issue

Some Atherton residents plan to petition for a special election on whether a new library should be built in Holbrook-Palmer...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Local native, on Dec 13, 2011 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 2376 Views

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Jerry Rice sues over Atherton home sale

Retired San Francisco 49er Jerry Rice and wife Jacqueline filed a lawsuit Nov. 18 over the failed sale of their $13.9 million...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by I know, on Dec 18, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 4 comments | 2480 Views

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Researchers fit deer with GPS collars

The state's Department of Fish and Game announced this week that it has successfully completed the first phase of a project...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 22, 2011 at 2:27 pm | 21 comments | 24338 Views

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Atherton: Didi Fisher leads effort to vote on new library

Former council member Didi Fisher is leading an effort to put a measure on the ballot asking Atherton voters whether to build...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 20, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 2228 Views

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Atherton won't book large events in park

Wedding bells will not be ringing in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park next year, after a divided City Council on Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Davena, on Dec 28, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 13 comments | 2773 Views

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Widmer appointed mayor by Atherton council

Bill Widmer said he has several goals, including trying to replace the town's many interim employees with permanent ones....

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Special Effectives, on Dec 22, 2011 at 8:23 pm | 3 comments | 2399 Views

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Atherton council appeals to agency to keep interim city manager

One of the few things the warring Atherton City Council members can agree on is that they like the job John Danielson, the...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by Money, on Dec 23, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 2295 Views

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Atherton council sets rules for new library in the park

As consultants prepare to analyze the environmental impacts of the new library proposed for town-owned Holbrook-Palmer Park,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Coffee, on Jan 7, 2012 at 11:25 am | 9 comments | 2493 Views

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Editorial: Atherton about to be roiled by library spat

We hope Atherton residents think twice before they sign a petition calling for a costly referendum on whether to build a...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Local native, on Jan 4, 2012 at 7:10 pm | 16 comments | 2845 Views

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Atherton environmental committee in doghouse

With accusations of misconduct and misuse of funds flying, Atherton's City Council has suspended one of its own committees,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Tsk tsk, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:57 am | 7 comments | 2403 Views

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Las Lomitas offers transitional kindergarten

For the first time, the Las Lomitas School District is offering a transitional kindergarten program called "Young Fives,"...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2623 Views

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Atherton: Danielson still in charge despite expired contract

Although his one-year contract expired Jan. 2, Interim City Manager John Danielson is still in the driver's seat at Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Jan 12, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 22 comments | 3245 Views

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Atherton councilwoman cites harassment and abuse

The difficult job of serving on the Atherton City Council has been made nearly intolerable by incidents including vandalism...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 29, 2012 at 4:00 pm | 42 comments | 16277 Views

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Danielson resigns as manager, but may stay on as consultant

==B Update:== Due to an adverse ruling by a state agency, Atherton's interim city manager John Danielson has submitted his...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Interesting, on Feb 2, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 8 comments | 2533 Views

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Atherton councilwoman cites harassment

The difficult job of serving on the Atherton City Council for the past 11 years has been made nearly intolerable by incidents...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by 55 year year Atherton resident, on Feb 7, 2012 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 2089 Views

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Atherton deputy clerk named interim manager

Deputy City Clerk Theresa DellaSanta is now Atherton's interim city manager. Former manager John Danielson will continue...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2012 at 3:04 pm | 18 comments | 4163 Views

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Firefighters quickly control Atherton fire

Firefighters were able to quickly control a two-alarm attic fire at a large two-story home on Isabella Avenue in Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 31, 2012 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 2343 Views

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Armed man invades Atherton home

A man armed with a gun and a knife got away with some $322,000 in jewelry and watches after invading an occupied house in...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 31, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 9 comments | 2050 Views

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Why the rush in Atherton city manager shuffle?

> This is an expanded version of a previously published article.< With the town of Atherton scrambling at the 11th hour...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 14 comments | 3202 Views

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Editorial: Atherton struggles without leaders

In what appears to be a complete meltdown in communications between the City Council and an interim city manager, Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Feb 7, 2012 at 12:14 pm | 24 comments | 2926 Views
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