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Update on Atherton Issues

Council member Rick DeGolia

Dear Friends and Neighbors: This is my periodic letter regarding Atherton and the City Council. If you have any questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to respond. I answer every communication. The Council has been working in an extremely open

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December Letter to Atherton Residents on City Council Issues

  Dear Friends & Neighbors, This is my periodic letter summarizing major issues (as I see them) that are before the Atherton Town Council.  You are welcome to forward this to any other residents.  If you wish to be removed

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Last Day to Register to Vote

Dear Friends and Neighbors: I’ve been asked by several people to send out an update on Atherton Civic Matters.  I apologize for the delay, but there has been a lot of activity with the election and many issues before us

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April Letter to Atherton Residents

Dear Atherton Friends and Neighbors: I hope that you are well and enjoying the resurgence of Spring that came from this much needed late April rain.  My garden is showing its thanks in so many ways! This email will address

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Rick DeGolia Wins 4-year Term in 2014 Election

In 2013, Rick DeGolia received 62% of the vote in an election to fill the remaining one year of Jerry Carlson’s term. In December 2013, the Atherton Council appointed Rick to be Vice Mayor for 2014.  * * * *

Atherton Green Building Subcommittee to the Civic Center Advisory Committee

The Civic Center Advisory Committee (CCAC) has created a green building subcommittee. The subcommittee will focus on green building design, energy efficiency, and what is involved in a Zero Net Energy facility. The committee has defined its initial goals to

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July 2014 Update on Atherton Issues

Dear Friends and Neighbors: It has now been eight months since I was elected to the City Council.  I am writing to give you a summary of my view of the issues before the Council and solicit your advice.  Please

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Surf Air and Aircraft Noise Issue Update

Dear Athertonians: Several months ago I was appointed by the City Council to be one of its representatives on an Ad Hoc Council Committee to study and work to alleviate aircraft noise that mainly results from the advent of Surf

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Atherton: Relative unknown wins landslide council victory

by Renee Batti / Almanac   (Cross-posted from an expanded version of an earlier Almanac story. Image by Dave Boyce/Almanac.) Atherton voters gave political newcomer Rick DeGolia a giant thumbs-up on election day, with 62 percent of them backing his

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Congratulations, Rick!

Results of the 2013 Election, to fill the remaining one-year term for the seat of departed Councilmember, Jerry Carlson:   Message from Rick DeGolia: I want to thank everyone who has contributed to this campaign, whether by working on this

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DeGolia wins seat on Atherton City Council by large magin; residents overwhelmingly approve parcel tax renewal

Reposted from Mercury Breaking New article by Jason Green, Daily News Staff Writer Rick DeGolia will fill a single open seat on the Atherton City Council if semi-official election results hold. With all eight precincts reporting Tuesday night, DeGolia had

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What were you for Halloween?

Halloween is upon us and with it the welcome respite from the day-to-day normal into the freaky, bizarre and eerie.  So it was with the Rick DeGolia campaign that, unbeknownst to us, the serious, articulate and well-intentioned Rick transformed unwittingly

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