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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 | 1985 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 | 2401 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 | 2085 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 | 3941 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 | 2464 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 | 1917 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 | 1821 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 | 1452 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 | 2497 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 | 2422 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 | 2382 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 | 2436 Views

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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 | 2184 Views

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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 | 2668 Views

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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 | 2763 Views

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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 | 2851 Views

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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 | 2613 Views

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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 | 2164 Views

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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 | 2810 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 | 2684 Views
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