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AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County vigil for victims of Orlando shooting

In the wake of the June 11 shooting at an Orlando nightclub that left 49 dead and dozens injured, San Mateo County will hold...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 18, 2016 at 4:26 pm | 16 comments | 1571 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo sees swift appointment of new sheriff as an affront

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors had a 30-day window to choose a successor to former sheriff Greg Munks, who resigned...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Jul 19, 2016 at 11:35 am | 16 comments | 3482 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Obama's Role in Israel's Prime Minister Election

The Hill.com has an interesting perspective on the role President Obama played in Israel's recent election for prime minister. http://thehill.com/policy/international/236565-neta...

Original post made by Hill.com Reader on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Mar 24, 2015 at 3:10 pm | 16 comments | 833 Views

ATHERTON

Parcel tax for Redwood City schools fails

Measure E, a parcel tax to support the Redwood City School District, failed to win the necessary two-thirds vote it needed...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Bob Becktel, on Jul 3, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 16 comments | 3000 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police officer exonerated in 'theft'

There is "no foundation" for an allegation of theft against an Atherton police officer, according to the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by john p johns, on Jul 5, 2009 at 9:08 am | 16 comments | 3484 Views

ATHERTON

just say no to the Atherton Parcel Tax

I was at the regular city council meeting last month. I observed Councilwoman Elizabeth Lewis say she would not approve...

Original post made by jim carney on Sep. 5, 2009
Last comment by richard buckley, on Sep 11, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 16 comments | 3493 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Managing the Atherton news

The Atherton Town Council, city attorney and city manager should be ashamed of themselves after agreeing to settle an embarrassing...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 28, 2010 at 9:35 pm | 16 comments | 2562 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to refund $1.6 million in road 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. 18, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 19, 2010 at 5:38 pm | 16 comments | 2284 Views

ATHERTON

An Open Letter to Mayor McKeithen

Dear Kathy I regret to advise you that I will be unable to attend next week's city council session as I have been called...

Original post made by John P. Johns on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Lots of angst, on Jun 16, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 16 comments | 2658 Views

ATHERTON

Why I'm about to sue Atherton (again)

During the past 24 months I have submitted as 100 public records requests. During the past 24 months I have sought to...

Original post made by John P Johns on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 3, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 16 comments | 4388 Views

ATHERTON

Sequoia Healthcare District slate wants to stop tax

If a trio of candidates for the governing board of the Sequoia Healthcare District are elected, they pledge to try to stop...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 22, 2010 at 7:08 am | 16 comments | 1888 Views

ATHERTON

Alamnac I find myself looking at the blogs less & less

Dear Almanac, It is only because of all the bashing I find myself looking at the blogs less & less. It's sad because I am...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 21, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 16 comments | 1657 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton faces more legal claims by former employee

Atherton officials may have thought they put the nasty business of finance director John Johns' firing behind them when they...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by socrates, on Feb 23, 2011 at 9:55 am | 16 comments | 2823 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton likely to fight developer lawsuit challenging road-impact fees in court

==BI This is an expanded version of a previously published article.== An Aug. 22 court date is set for the lawsuit filed...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 23, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 16 comments | 3940 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton interim police chief appointed

Atherton Police Chief Mike Guerra is leaving on July 15 the post he has held since November 2009, in a department he has...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 12, 2011 at 10:57 pm | 16 comments | 5837 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO - City Council Meeting of Nov 16, 2011

Town of Atherton CITY COUNCIL ATHERTON CHANNEL DRAINAGE DISTRICT November 16, 2011 7:00 p.m. JENNINGS PAVILION 150...

Original post made by APOA on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 20, 2011 at 4:27 pm | 16 comments | 1841 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Atherton about to be roiled by library spat

We hope Atherton residents think twice before they sign a petition calling for a costly referendum on whether to build a...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Local native, on Jan 4, 2012 at 7:10 pm | 16 comments | 2521 Views

ATHERTON

When should police records be destroyed?

How long is long enough to retain records of citizen complaints against police officers, or internal investigations of police...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 25, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 16 comments | 3126 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton meets on library in park

Atherton residents who want to learn more about and comment on a plan to build a new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park will...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by 21st century , on Mar 10, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 16 comments | 2700 Views

ATHERTON

Man killed by train in Atherton

A Walnut Creek man, 33, was struck and killed by a train at Watkins Avenue in Atherton around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by DRose, on Jul 15, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 16 comments | 5251 Views
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