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AROUND TOWN

Update: Deputy sued over courtroom gun incident

Update: Former courthouse custodian sues San Mateo County and deputy sheriff, seeking to recover damages in connection with...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 30, 2016 at 7:20 am | 12 comments | 2569 Views

AROUND TOWN

FAA approves Surf Air route to take planes over Bay

Commuter airline Surf Air has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to start flying a new approach...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 15, 2016 at 5:44 pm | 12 comments | 5192 Views

AROUND TOWN

New sheriff appoints new undersheriff

Assistant Sheriff Trisha Sanchez will be the county's new undersheriff, effective Sunday, July 17, as Acting Sheriff Carlos...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 14, 2016 at 7:39 pm | 12 comments | 1805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury: Caltrans 90% responsible for Atherton crosswalk fatality

A jury has found the California Department of Transportation 90 percent responsible for the 2010 death of a 62-year-old man...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Duke - Atherton resident, on Feb 16, 2017 at 7:51 pm | 12 comments | 9384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fox News: Trump commits "political suicide" & attacks the basic Foundation Core of Democracy - threatens peaceful transition of power after he loses

First time in 160 years, since the traitors in 1860 refused to recognize a duly elected American leader. Fox News: "political...

Original post made by No Air to Breathe on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Oct 21, 2016 at 10:19 pm | 12 comments | 445 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

2016 Democratic Presidential Primary Begins to Shape Up

The 2016 Democratic Primary is beginning to look like the Hatfields and McCoys. Only it is the Clintons and O’Malley who...

Original post made by Family Feud on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Noe noe noe, on Nov 12, 2015 at 11:17 am | 12 comments | 1076 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Fire Director - Double Duty

From the San Mateo Daily News Harbor "District appoints new commissioner: Menlo Park resident Virginia Chang Kiraly, fire...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Nov 20, 2015 at 11:55 am | 12 comments | 1121 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Atherton installing pedestrian-activated stoplight where man was killed

A pedestrian-activated stoplight should be operating on El Camino at Almendral Avenue by the end of the summer, Atherton...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Slow Crosser, on Jun 17, 2016 at 4:54 pm | 12 comments | 3902 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton resident calls for probe of police department

An Atherton resident who said he was wrongfully arrested in 2008 on domestic violence charges was exonerated Jan. 14 by a...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Candle Lighter, on Feb 6, 2010 at 11:36 pm | 12 comments | 3791 Views

ATHERTON

A police commission is needed for Atherton

Yesterday, February 25, 2010 I submitted a citizen's complaint. This complaint included the following allegations of misconduct...

Original post made by John P Johns on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 2, 2010 at 6:44 pm | 12 comments | 1851 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton poised to settle Johns lawsuit with $225,000 payment

The town of Atherton and former finance director John Johns are poised to sign an agreement awarding him about $225,000 to...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by just a thought, on Apr 4, 2010 at 12:05 am | 12 comments | 8904 Views

ATHERTON

Why The Almanac Matters

Not listed here on line, but contained on page 6 of todays Almanac print edition is an article about the status of Atherton's...

Original post made by Ed on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by GoodQuestion, on Aug 25, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 12 comments | 1667 Views

ATHERTON

Council appoints interim Town Manager in secret

Sadly our Town Council has considered three unnamed candidates for the position of interim Town Manager and has selected...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Oct 19, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 12 comments | 1803 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Investigator says complaints against officers 'unfounded'

For the second time in two months, an outside party hired by the town to conduct an internal affairs investigation has declared...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by annoyed, on Mar 18, 2011 at 2:00 pm | 12 comments | 2434 Views

ATHERTON

What happened to that FBI probe?

Remember a couple of months ago about John Johns claim that FBI agents were interviewing people in Atherton about government...

Original post made by JT on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by HR, on Mar 30, 2011 at 1:33 am | 12 comments | 1824 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park home invaded, victim assaulted

An early-morning call led Menlo Park police to the scene of a home invasion on Sunday in the 1000 block of Windermere Avenue....

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by truth, on May 24, 2011 at 10:40 am | 12 comments | 2252 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Why the hurry in Atherton layoffs?

We know there is a sense of urgency in Atherton to bring some stability to the city's growing budget problems. The town has...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Arlin Murry, on Jun 12, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 12 comments | 2417 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton wrestles with donations to police department

Is it legal for the Atherton City Council to require that private donations to the police department be made anonymously? Read...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Jun 23, 2011 at 6:22 am | 12 comments | 2617 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Atherton council backs staff layoffs; union files lawsuit, seeks restraining order

In a closed-session meeting this afternoon (July 12), the Atherton City Council "affirmed the actions of the City Manager...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 13, 2011 at 7:35 pm | 12 comments | 2338 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton council meets on outsourcing

The Atherton City Council meets tonight (Wednesday, July 20) to consider outsourcing contracts for public works and emergency...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 24, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 12 comments | 2087 Views
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