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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 | 1748 Views

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Interim manager has a full plate

'We have a busy two months ahead.' Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=12418 posted...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 14, 2012 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 1936 Views

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Open space district adds 1,000-plus acres

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District has purchased more than 1,000 acres of property in San Mateo County this...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 19, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 1931 Views

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Atherton: Study shows big traffic impacts from proposed library in park

A traffic light will be needed to address the increased traffic congestion at Middlefield Road and Watkins Avenue if a new...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by Another interested neighbor, on Apr 1, 2012 at 4:01 pm | 2 comments | 1523 Views

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Reinstate Atherton environmental committee, town attorney recommends

The town's advisory Environmental Programs Committee should be reinstated now that an investigation of some of its practices...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Credit to Ms. Gardner, on Apr 4, 2012 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 1690 Views

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Atherton: Park is still best library site, councilwoman says

Building a two-story library in the park is still the best course for Atherton, City Councilwoman Kathy McKeithen said this...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Holbrook Library Fan, on Apr 7, 2012 at 2:17 pm | 2 comments | 1762 Views

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Judge dismisses Buckheit suit against Atherton

==B This is an expanded version of a previously published article.== A federal court judge has thrown out a $10 million...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2012
Last comment by Thomas (Sharon Heights), on Apr 7, 2012 at 8:31 pm | 2 comments | 1746 Views

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Buckheit offers Atherton deal to settle lawsuit over arrest

Saying he's "willing to be reasonable if you are," Atherton resident Jon Buckheit told the Atherton City Council on Dec....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2012
Last comment by GPS, on Apr 7, 2012 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1401 Views

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Wishing Jon Buckheit the Best

Jon Buckheit's lawsuit may have been decided for now on summary judgment. However, I encourage him to continue the fight. I...

Original post made by John P Johns on Apr. 7, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 8, 2012 at 12:06 pm | 2 comments | 1886 Views

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Atherton library: Traffic on residents' minds

Traffic was on the minds of most of the speakers addressing the Atherton Planning Commission on April 25, as the commission...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Menlo College- Yes, on May 2, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 2 comments | 1691 Views

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Remade in America--True Story, The Film Project 2012

A 1953 Silver Streak trailer needs rebuilding and so does America. In a tiny town off Route 66, idiosyncratic characters...

Original post made by Marlene Lee on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Marlene Lee, on May 2, 2012 at 6:11 pm | 2 comments | 1568 Views

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Ex-coach pleads no contest to Menlo School theft

A quick-fingered rifling of a backpack wasn't fast enough to let Michael William Taylor escape the law last October. Read...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 8, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 2 comments | 3262 Views

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Atherton: Flint likely choice as permanent chief

Interim Police Chief Ed Flint is likely to become Atherton's permanent chief when the City Council meets on Wednesday, May...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 14, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 1714 Views

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Library in the Park train is leaving the station

Anyone who thinks that the Town Council is even considering getting citizen input on its controversial 3-2 split decision...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Council Packets, on Jun 16, 2012 at 8:07 am | 2 comments | 1425 Views

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Citizens' Petition for a Special Meeting of the Town Council on the new library

The location of the new upgraded Town library has become a very controversial issue. Here is a citizens' petition for a Special...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 28, 2012 at 6:57 pm | 2 comments | 1331 Views

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[VIDEO] Atherton Council June 29 2012

TOWN OF ATHERTON CITY COUNCIL ATHERTON CHANNEL DRAINAGE DISTRICT JUNE 29, 2012 - 9:30 AM REGULAR MEETING -- CONTINUANCE VIDEO...

Original post made by APOA on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on Jul 3, 2012 at 7:31 pm | 2 comments | 1307 Views

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Menlo Park: Ex-firefighter shows paintings

Jerry Peters, firefighter for 30 years and painter for 15, will be displaying some of his works in an exhibit, "Vintage Trucks...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 7, 2012 at 7:26 pm | 2 comments | 1734 Views

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Cary Wiest takes out papers for Atherton race

Cary Wiest, who unsuccessfully ran for a seat on the Atherton City Council in 2010, has taken out candidacy papers for the...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by New blood, on Jul 20, 2012 at 11:11 pm | 2 comments | 1707 Views

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Atherton: Lewis files for re-election to council

With only one week left before the filing deadline, Elizabeth Lewis filed papers today (Aug. 3) to run for re-election to...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Keith Wollenberg, on Aug 6, 2012 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 1746 Views

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Doug Whitman of Atherton found Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court on all counts of insider trading.

http://www.fbi.gov/newyork/press-releases/2012/california-hedge-fund-manager-doug-whitman-found-guilty-in-manhattan-federal-court-on-all-counts-for-insider-trading...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 21, 2012 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 1970 Views
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