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Atherton: Lewis biggest spender in council race

Atherton City Council candidate Elizabeth Lewis had spent at least twice as much as each of her three opponents had by Oct....

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Cops buying election, on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 4 comments | 3731 Views

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Lewis, Wiest win Atherton council seats

Elizabeth Lewis swept to a second term on Atherton's City Council on Tuesday, winning 1,690 votes, with the second council...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Nice try, on Nov 10, 2012 at 11:20 am | 10 comments | 3032 Views

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Atherton voters reject library in park

After more than a year spent squabbling about a divided City Council's decision to make Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park the...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Lesson in government, on Nov 8, 2012 at 9:46 am | 6 comments | 3465 Views

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Guest opinion: Mayor's letter upsetting for police supporter

On Oct. 31 we received a letter dated Oct. 18 from "The Mayor" (no name) of Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=13419...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by More Spending, on Nov 12, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 4 comments | 2158 Views

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Atherton library supporters outspend foes

In the battle over whether or not Atherton should put a new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park, the committee working in support...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Who will Cover the Yes on F Debt, on Nov 12, 2012 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 2365 Views

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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 | 2231 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 | 3393 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 | 7343 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 | 5432 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 | 2725 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 | 1804 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 | 5394 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 | 2072 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 | 2441 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 | 2288 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 | 5877 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 | 3896 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 | 2142 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 | 2166 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
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