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Suspended deputy denied appeal by commission

The county Civil Service Commission on Tuesday (Nov. 10) voted unanimously to uphold disciplinary action against Deputy...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., on Nov 22, 2015 at 6:13 am | 15 comments | 1222 Views


Menlo Park fills 31 job openings

Since September, when Menlo Park police commander Dave Bertini began work as the city's interim human resources director,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Jenson, on Jan 4, 2016 at 9:00 pm | 15 comments | 2563 Views


Menlo Park: History professors discuss Trump and Hitler comparison

About 35 people came to Kepler's Books in Menlo Park on March 23 for an hour of conversation with radio veteran Angie Coiro...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by InDerFuerhersFace, on Apr 3, 2016 at 7:35 pm | 15 comments | 3331 Views


Menlo Park: Residents skeptical Facebook expansion will have 'less than significant' housing impact

Residents question a draft environmental impact report that says adding about 6,550 employees and no housing will have a...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Jun 23, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 15 comments | 3626 Views


Editorial: A more regional vision needed for Facebook expansion

Menlo Park will reap a package of community benefits valued at over $15 million as Facebook expands its campus and adds some...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by time for reality check, on Jul 31, 2016 at 1:34 pm | 15 comments | 2437 Views


Occupy group targets Saltworks project

Members of Occupy Redwood City have formed a new group targeting a planned Bayfront development. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:00 pm | 15 comments | 3593 Views


Grand Jury rebukes Atherton events rules

If Atherton neighbors have a problem with events on the Menlo-Atherton High School campus, they should take it up with the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by esquire, on Apr 8, 2009 at 11:40 am | 15 comments | 2421 Views


Pedestrian, 15, struck in Atherton crosswalk

A Redwood City girl of about 15 ended up in Stanford Hospital with a broken leg on Monday, April 6, after she was hit by...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mark Hochor, on Apr 21, 2009 at 7:34 pm | 15 comments | 2751 Views


Atherton dips into reserves with $17 million town budget

Atherton is trimming staff, cutting expenses, and dipping into its reserve fund to make ends meet in the fiscal year beginning...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Oh ya, on Jul 4, 2009 at 11:58 am | 15 comments | 2915 Views


Atherton Conflict of, er, Civic Interest League

In all of the pressure being brought by the Atherton Civi Interest League (ACIL) to support the parcel tax, no one has realized...

Original post made by Fact Checker on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Jon B., on Oct 29, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 15 comments | 3148 Views


Dead Messenger Stands Ready to Testify

Word on the street is that the City Council will be holding a public hearing on allegations of public corruption by a public...

Original post made by dead messenger on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 24, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 15 comments | 2059 Views


Elizabeth Lewis and her oversized house

During my Phase III audit of the Atherton Building Department I noticed an anomoly in the processing of a building permit...

Original post made by John P. Johns CPA on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by unimPRESSed, on Apr 10, 2010 at 11:53 pm | 15 comments | 1816 Views


committee appointment process usurped

I attended the newly formed Town Center Task Force meeting this morning along with at least 10 or 12 other worried residents...

Original post made by code blue on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by code blue, on May 6, 2010 at 5:50 pm | 15 comments | 1773 Views


Council takes first look at cuts in Town Hall staff

The Atherton City Council is beginning to look at how to cut costs in Town Hall. Atherton is home to many wealthy residents,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Why Not?, on Aug 28, 2010 at 6:23 pm | 15 comments | 1997 Views


Atherton scrambling to fix records-access problems

On the heels of an Aug. 20 showdown in Town Hall over access to public records, Atherton officials are scrambling to fix...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by SHOLMES, on Sep 10, 2010 at 3:59 pm | 15 comments | 2215 Views


Police search former editor's home

A probation-violation inquiry by officers of the Atherton Police Department and county law enforcement resulted in a search...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jan 24, 2011 at 2:33 pm | 15 comments | 1974 Views


Atherton Police Chief Mike Guerra says

"A Police Officer falsifying a police report isn't unprecedented in Atherton." " The report could have been altered, but...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 15, 2010 at 5:15 pm | 15 comments | 1773 Views


Four Atherton candidates offer ideas for fixing town

Lawsuit settlements and attorney fees totaling around $900,000 in the past year. Two building officials abruptly retiring...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Oct 14, 2010 at 11:53 am | 15 comments | 1790 Views


Atherton Committee for Privately Funding the Police Department

Didi Fisher, former mayor Nan Chapman, former mayor (who doesn't live in Atherton anymore) Chris Colby Betsy Glikbarg,...

Original post made by Believe it or not on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 13, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 15 comments | 2128 Views


Atherton: Garbage cans in the street: Residents complain of eyesores and obstructions

Atherton residents who leave their garbage cans out on the street for longer than a designated period will be subject to...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by The Professor, on Jun 24, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 15 comments | 2472 Views
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