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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 | 1531 Views


[VIDEO] Atherton Council June 29 2012


Original post made by APOA on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on Jul 3, 2012 at 7:31 pm | 2 comments | 1351 Views


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 | 2025 Views


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 | 1994 Views


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 | 2005 Views


Doug Whitman of Atherton found Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court on all counts of 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 | 2156 Views


Letter: Writer sees flaws in new library argument

Sandy Crittenden's letter about Atherton's library-in-the-park debate is misleading, either from exaggeration, ignorance,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by specious argument, on Sep 5, 2012 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 1895 Views


Atherton Library Site

I know the city owns the parking area to the northwest of the police station but it was my understanding that the city also...

Original post made by whatever on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 17, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 2 comments | 2365 Views


Willie Mays named 'history maker' by San Mateo County

Willie Mays, a resident of Atherton since 1969 and considered by many the best all-around baseball player of all time, has...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Number 24, on Sep 25, 2012 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 2424 Views


Atherton: Measuring the will of the voters

In addition to choosing two members of their City Council this November, Atherton residents will cast yea or nay votes on...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by save our park, on Oct 9, 2012 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 2488 Views


What makes Atherton Police department special

All of these San Mateo County police departments provide for the safe disposal of old medications: There are confidential...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Answer, on Oct 11, 2012 at 11:23 pm | 2 comments | 2282 Views


Letter: Challenge for council to take citizen survey

Whoever is elected to the Atherton City Council, now is the time for our five elected representatives to set a new direction...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2012 at 5:13 am | 2 comments | 1773 Views


What the next year will bring in Atherton

Hope the Almanac archives this and fact checks it against the state of things one and two years from now, IF the Cary Wiest/Elizabeth...

Original post made by Nostradamus on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Issues, on Nov 8, 2012 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 2371 Views


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 | 2243 Views


Widmer request $6,000 for Party at end of McKeithen's Term

On the same Atherton Council agenda that has employee furloughs, increases the retirement age by seven years, reduces medical...

Original post made by Anything is Possible on Nov. 25, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 25, 2012 at 8:16 pm | 2 comments | 1538 Views


Atherton To Disregard the Brown Act?

In Atherton's Council Packets there comes this gem: Carlson and Lewis propose the Council reaffirm its commitment to the...

Original post made by Ready, Fire, Aim on Nov. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 25, 2012 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments | 1607 Views


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 | 1970 Views


[VIDEO] DEC 11 Finance Committee Meeting


Original post made by APOA on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on Dec 24, 2012 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 1426 Views


Woman arrested on grand theft, forgery charges

A Redwood City woman was arrested Saturday on grand theft and forgery charges after investigators discovered she had...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Feb 3, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 3635 Views


Russian Orthodox church celebrates 60 years

Epiphany, January 19, 2013, was an important day for members of the Nativity of the Holy Virgin, a Russian Orthodox church...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by , on Feb 6, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 5208 Views
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