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News - July 25, 2018

Repeated false alarms would bring fines

At the urging of Police Chief Steve McCulley, who says responding to false alarms wastes more than 900 hours a year of Atherton Police Department officers' time, Atherton's City Council has given preliminary approval to a new town ordinance that would impose a $400 fine for the fourth and subsequent false alarms in any 12-month period.

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