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Atherton: Still the Worst (Caltrain Electrification Edition)

The Merc reports that Athertonians are yet again uniting the Peninsula, specifically by making everyone else hate them. The...

Original post made by SP1863 on Jul. 10, 2016
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 11, 2016 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 1419 Views

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Atherton: How can town cut cost of civic center?

Should Atherton save money by building only a new police headquarters while deferring the building of its other offices and...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2018
Last comment by The Answer is Quite Clear, on Sep 7, 2018 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 1394 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Town Council being asked to waste public funds

14 April 2017 Dear Town Council Members, Please do not spend $49,500 of the Town of Atherton’s limited tax revenues...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 15, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1338 Views

ATHERTON

M-A stages 'The Man Who Came to Dinner'

"The Man Who Came to Dinner," a Broadway comedy about a radio personality who recuperates in a small town in Ohio after a...

Original post made on May. 23, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1323 Views

ATHERTON

Will Noah's Ark pass by the police gym and cafe?

As I write this, Isabella, Almendral, and Selby Lane entrances off El Camino are all completely flooded. Why is the town...

Original post made by Confused on Feb. 20, 2017
Last comment by Clarity, on Feb 21, 2017 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 1283 Views

ATHERTON

Is Atherton Leaning Toward Brexit ?

With so many unexpected twists and turns to the political climate these days, it's natural to consider whether the Town of...

Original post made by Independence on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 12, 2016 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 1275 Views

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Unlikely candidate aims for Atherton council seat

A global pandemic. Wildfires. Environmental degradation. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2020/08/28/unlikely-candidate-aims-for-atherton-council-s...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2020
Last comment by Valerie Gardner, on Aug 29, 2020 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 1274 Views

ATHERTON

Has Atherton Declared War

At times it seems that the Atherton Town Council and staff have become sue happy. Spending vasts amount of resident's hard...

Original post made by Nervous Nellie on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Loser!, on Sep 28, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 1267 Views

ATHERTON

Federal revenues from and services to Atherton residents

Congresswoman Eshoo has stated " Our mutual constituents; through their elected officials should be able to have any and...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 2, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1193 Views

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Property Tax Revenues to the Town of Atherton

Property Tax Revenues to the Town In November each year (due December 10), property owners pay their 1st installment of...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 16, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 17, 2019 at 4:52 pm | 4 comments | 1141 Views

ATHERTON

Is It Time for an Atherton Referendum ?

The issue of spending up to $50,000 for yet another consultant's report is one report too many. The Atherton City Council...

Original post made by Observer on Oct. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1127 Views

ATHERTON

Is this how we want our tax dollars spent?

Having already spent or caused to be spent $80k of taxpayers’ money on their so-called Fire Services Fiscal Review and...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Mar. 19, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1118 Views

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Atherton mayor endorses newcomer for council over incumbent

Atherton Mayor Rick DeGolia has endorsed Diana Hawkins-Manuelian, who is challenging incumbents Elizabeth Lewis and Cary...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2020
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 19, 2020 at 8:37 pm | 6 comments | 1117 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Town Council continues to tilt at windmills

After 5years and wasting hundreds of thousands of dollar of Atherton residents' taxes the Town Council is continuing to tilt...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 13, 2019 at 11:34 am | 13 comments | 1111 Views

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Atherton's "concerns" with financial equity

From the Joint Fire Board/Town Council Meeting Agenda packet regarding the Town's Matrix Study of the Fire District: "...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 20, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 23, 2019 at 9:54 pm | 32 comments | 1049 Views

ATHERTON

Why Atherton Residents Can Trust City Council to Make the Right Choices after Parcel Tax defeat

Why Atherton Residents Can Trust City Council to Make the Right Choices after Parcel Tax defeat With the defeat of the...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lewis on Nov. 14, 2017
Last comment by Trust, on Nov 14, 2017 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 1045 Views

ATHERTON

Avoiding a Paradise lost

Good Morning Atherton Town Council, Atherton Town Manager, Atherton Police Department Chief, Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 17, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1042 Views

ATHERTON

Is Atherton Town Council too embarrassed to share minutes and video of its meeting?

At its 18 Dec meeting the Town Council discussed its so called Fiscal Review of the Fire District (a separate public agency...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 11, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 17, 2020 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 875 Views

ATHERTON

ATHERTON - PLAYING WITH FIRE

For many years, the Atherton City Council has toyed with the idea of leaving the Fire District and instead either providing...

Original post made by Observer II on Jan. 13, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 14, 2020 at 5:57 am | 1 comment | 721 Views

ATHERTON

Town to give it's contractor permission to start work at 7 AM and on Saturday

If you are building a home in Atherton your contractor cannot start work until 8 AM and cannot work on Saturday. However,...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 15, 2020 at 9:53 pm | 3 comments | 710 Views
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