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Atherton's mounting legal troubles

As the saying goes, out of the frying pan and into the fire. Just when the Atherton City Council thought the worst was...

Original post made by drudge report on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 19, 2009 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 2038 Views

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In Atherton, disparate views on what constitutes transparent government

In the wake of recent criticism about the appointment of the new police chief and lack of disclosure about a $230,000 sexual-harassment...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by inquisitive, on Jan 22, 2010 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 1779 Views

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Atherton OKs $1.6 million refund of road-impact fees

It seemed like a good idea at the time: charge builders a road-impact fee and use it to repair Atherton roads torn up by...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by got to wonder, on Feb 24, 2010 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 1972 Views

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Study: Atherton Library needs to double in size

Atherton's quaint little branch library needs to more than double in size, expand its collection and make a number of improvements,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Cut it out, on Mar 3, 2010 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1807 Views

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Atherton forecast: severe budget problems ahead

Atherton's five-year budget forecast is in, and the future looks grim for the town. The town's finance director is projecting...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 24, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 1644 Views

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Guest opinion: Wrong questions and wrong answers

The purpose of a citizen police review board is precisely what its name implies: allowing citizens of a community to review...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 30, 2010 at 6:47 pm | 2 comments | 1713 Views

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Whistleblower Protection for Atherton Employess

Charles Marsala has said that I "rewrote" the Town's Fraud Policy to "serve his own agenda". Marsala's allegation appears...

Original post made by John P. Johns CPA on Apr. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jon Buckheit, on Apr 11, 2010 at 9:02 am | 2 comments | 1698 Views

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Atherton's Shame

The Town of Atherton has been subject to alot of bad press lately. Marsala's loan request, Elizabeth Lewis getting into...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by John P. Johns, CPA, on Apr 12, 2010 at 9:44 am | 2 comments | 1569 Views

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Speier introduces $1 billion Bay-restoration bill

Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough, has introduced a bill in the U.S. Congress to spend $1 billion to restore and clean up...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Grateful, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 1701 Views

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Menlo police chase, track down men in SUV

Menlo Park police officers chased a silver Dodge Durango into a dead-end street in Menlo Park early Monday morning, then...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Not in L.A., on May 5, 2010 at 5:37 pm | 2 comments | 1794 Views

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Obituary: Betty Jean Whelan: athlete and artist

Betty Jean Whelan of Portola Valley, who was an accomplished athlete in her youth, died Jan. 21 at the age of 81. She was...

Original post made on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Poster, on May 9, 2010 at 8:20 am | 2 comments | 2071 Views

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A.C.I.L. meeting????

I have been wondering for some time what the ACIL is up to. Today I heard they are having their annual meeting at HP pavilion...

Original post made by Ed on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 11, 2010 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 1593 Views

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Now is the time to put the City Attorney contract out to bid

As was reported in the Daily Journal and on Atherton's website, the law firm that employs City Attorney Wynn Furth will cease...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by truthiness, on Jul 1, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 1698 Views

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Atherton to refund some road-impact fees

Residents of Atherton have little to cheer about in considering the town government's straitened financial condition, but...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, on Jul 26, 2010 at 4:25 pm | 2 comments | 1903 Views

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Wasmann's Worries

Atherton Building Official Mike Wasmann is under fire. Not only has one resident questioned his credentials, resulting...

Original post made by bill everett on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, on Aug 1, 2010 at 8:38 pm | 2 comments | 1758 Views

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Homeowners: Atherton building department negligent

When Kimberly Sweidy named the home she and her husband Raymie Stata were building in west Atherton <I>Casa de Buena Esperanza</I></B>...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Memeber, on Dec 21, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 2337 Views

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Atherton's problems with the IRS

The Atherton City Manager reported on July 21, 2010 that three years worth of quarterly payroll returns have been amended....

Original post made by Bob Bigelow on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 6, 2010 at 8:29 am | 2 comments | 1593 Views

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Suspect arrested in burglary of Encinal School

A burglary at Encinal Elementary School at 195 Encinal Avenue in Atherton led to the arrest of a Redwood City man two blocks...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmmmmm, on Aug 24, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 1835 Views

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Atherton / Alameda - Cell Tower

Who authorized the new cell tower at the intersection of Atherton and the Alameda. Unsightly! They could have at least put...

Original post made by Casper on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 6, 2010 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 1628 Views

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Letter: A plea on behalf of pets and wildlife

This is a warning to cat or dog owners about rat poison. We recently lost our sweet and gentle dog Rudy to what appears to...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by So very sad, on Sep 22, 2010 at 10:14 pm | 2 comments | 1757 Views
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