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Atherton: Housing rules given preliminary OK

The City Council has given the nod to zoning ordinance amendments that will allow Atherton residents to build second dwelling...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 4, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 1897 Views


We just sent the WRONG message to all children in SMC

Yesterday I spoke to the Board of Supervisors of San Mateo County and asked them to contact DDA Steve Wagstaffe to find out...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 15, 2010 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 1967 Views


Christmas comes early this year for an Atherton cop

While the Atherton council and staff is busy battening down the hatches to continue to fight several taxpaying residents...

Original post made by Sad but true on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by fuzzy wuzzy, on Dec 18, 2010 at 12:25 am | 2 comments | 1835 Views


Dear Almanac can you explain why BFI is raising Atherton fee's more than any other city??????

Dear Almanac, Please look into why Athertons trash fee's increased more than any other city. I think you wrote Atheron was...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by Thomas Smith, on Jan 6, 2011 at 9:30 pm | 2 comments | 1659 Views


Woman injured in fall at M-A High parking lot

An 80-year-old woman was hospitalized Sunday night, Jan. 16, after she tripped on a speed bump and fell in the parking lot...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Ben, on Jan 19, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 2 comments | 1734 Views


Today: Encinal School is wearing pink

Two boys in Nova Scotia got their whole school wearing pink to defend a freshman boy bullied for wearing a pink shirt in...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by Will, on Feb 16, 2011 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 2151 Views


Atherton council agrees to lower proposed garbage rates

Garbage rates will go up in Atherton, but not as high as the town first proposed, the City Council decided Wednesday night....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 17, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 1608 Views


Atherton names new town attorney

The Atherton City Council unanimously chose William B. Conners of Pebble Beach as the town's next city attorney this morning...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 16, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 2 comments | 2177 Views


The Atherton Police Department Propaganda Machine

Exactly coincident with the "emergency budget meeting" yesterday, which was attended by Mike Guerra, former chief Glen Neilson...

Original post made by Joseph on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Godwin, on May 10, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 2 comments | 1857 Views


Atherton June Audit Committee Meeting

Town of Atherton Audit Committee Special Meeting June 16, 2011 ******** ROLL CALL Dobbie,...

Original post made by APOA on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Jun 24, 2011 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 1570 Views


Atherton: Companies bid to provide town services

Atherton town officials will be reviewing a total of 18 bids from private companies offering to provide public services to...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Voter for Sustainable Government, on Jun 29, 2011 at 11:09 pm | 2 comments | 1826 Views


Tonight: Atherton reviews options for new library

A community meeting to review options for a new library in Atherton is set for Tuesday, June 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by gotaDell , on Jul 1, 2011 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 1910 Views


Tonight: Menlo Park downtown plan review

Menlo Park enters the next phase of its review of the proposed vision for downtown, otherwise known as the El Camino Real/downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by frugal, on Jul 11, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 1596 Views


Atherton Transportation Meeting - July 2011

TOWN OF ATHERTON TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE MEETING JULY 12, 2011 Videos available at the web links embedded below. ********* 1.0...

Original post made by APOA on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Jul 14, 2011 at 7:41 pm | 2 comments | 1699 Views


Atherton mayor delays action on outsourcing

The Atherton City Council met Tuesday night (July 20) but pulled from the agenda a legal step to implement a plan to outsource...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by A big thank you to the courageous , on Jul 21, 2011 at 8:24 pm | 2 comments | 1747 Views


Atherton Council Meeting - July 20, 2011

Video of the July 20, 2011 Town of Atherton Council Meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS – REMOVAL OF ITEM 21 FROM AGENDA – OUTSOURCING...

Original post made by APOA on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Jul 24, 2011 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 2290 Views


Atherton's embarrassment of riches

The Town's cry of a "structural deficit" is beginning to look more and more a cry of "wolf". The Town is expected to realize...

Original post made by John P Johns, CPA on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by geez oh pete, on Jul 26, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 2 comments | 1419 Views


Trash-bin clutter: Atherton residents face fines

Atherton's City Council has adopted a new ordinance regarding the timely rolling out and rolling in of recycling and trash...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by annie fishback, on Aug 1, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 2596 Views


VIDEO - Finance Committee Meeting Sep 13, 2011

FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING SEP 13, 2011 ROLL CALL Jim Dobbie, Bill Widmer, Greg Conlon, Jeff Wise, Alain Enthoven PUBLIC...

Original post made by APOA on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Sep 18, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 1521 Views


Atherton council asked to OK library in park

A citizens committee is asking Atherton's City Council to approve Wednesday a plan to build a new library in Holbrook-Palmer...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by The Committee, on Oct 19, 2011 at 5:24 am | 2 comments | 2059 Views
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