Atherton settles sexual harassment, discrimination lawsuit

Atherton has agreed to shell out $230,000 to settle a sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuit a former police officer filed against the town and one of its employees, attorneys said Monday.

In the April documents filed in San Mateo County Superior Court, former Atherton police Officer Pilar Ortiz-Buckley accused Public Works Supervisor Troy Henderson of making salacious remarks and grabbing her in the police break room. Read more...