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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Mandarin charter to get $375,000 grant

The Mandarin immersion charter school that has been proposed in Menlo Park is set to receive a $375,000 grant that will go...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Parent of teens, on Nov 15, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 23 comments | 3930 Views

MENLO PARK

SJ Mercury: Menlo Park mayor says DA asked him to back off from Measure M probe

You can read this article from the SJ Mercury at: Title: Menlo Park mayor says DA asked him to back off from Measure...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 15, 2014 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school board rejects Mandarin school proposal

A petition to start a Mandarin immersion charter school in the Menlo Park City School District was unanimously denied by...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by LC, on Nov 14, 2014 at 6:15 pm | 23 comments | 4305 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituary: Wayne D. Trewhitt III

Wayne Douglas Trewhitt III, a leader in the waste management industry, died May 5 at his Woodside home. He was 76. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jim Notley, on Nov 14, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 77 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'Grateful Gathering' at Valley Presbyterian Church

Seven-year-old Nathan plopped down on a chair and said, "Wow, this is comfortable!" And then just like Goldilocks, he tried...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 329 Views

AROUND TOWN

City manager releases consultant's drafts of letters to editor, talking points

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre sent the Almanac on Wednesday night (Nov. 12) what he described as documents that consultant...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by formerly formerly, on Nov 14, 2014 at 6:50 am | 32 comments | 2673 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Healthcare District website misleading

The Sequoia Healthcare District provides "10 things you should know about Sequoia Healthcare District" on it's website. ...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 13, 2014 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 106 Views

MENLO PARK

Report says Mandarin charter school not 'likely to succeed'

A report citing flaws in the petition to start a Mandarin immersion charter school in the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by menlo park parent, on Nov 13, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 7 comments | 2287 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor urges probe into Measure M controversy (Ray Mueller plans to call for independent investigation of consultantís work on city website)

Front Page of the PA Daily News. Mayor want discussion at a Nov 18th Council meeting. claim now made that work product,...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Just hire a new city manager, on Nov 12, 2014 at 9:22 pm | 9 comments | 378 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight - Board set to vote on Mandarin charter school proposal

A decision on whether or not to authorize a Mandarin immersion charter school in the Menlo Park City School District is on...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Nov 12, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 3 comments | 668 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Electronic eyes along Portola Valley roads?

Portola Valley residents are soon to confront a tradeoff: continuing privacy in their driving habits or giving up some measure...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by Max, on Nov 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm | 12 comments | 1338 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Menlo Park consultant's election-year work needs hard look

Menlo Park's divisive Measure M initiative may have been settled at the ballot box earlier this month but, regrettably, newly...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 12 comments | 1794 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Council to consider wider, safer trail along Alpine Road

Safety on the narrow trail along the south side of Alpine Road between Saddleback Drive and Hillbrook Drive has long been...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Valerie Baldwin, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 564 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Sequoia Healthcare District vote a rejection of Hickey's platform?

Now that the Sequoia Healthcare District election is over, it is clear that the voters do not support (Jack) Hickey's platform...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 143 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park paid consultant to draft talking points, letters to editor on Measure M

Invoices show that the city of Menlo Park paid $5,125 to a consultant for drafting talking points, letters to the editor...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cool, calm, collected, on Nov 12, 2014 at 10:32 am | 70 comments | 3502 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park re-elects council incumbents

Voters in Menlo Park apparently like the City Council as is, and really didn't like Measure M. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by choices, on Nov 11, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 8 comments | 795 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: To retreat or not to retreat?

Trips by Menlo Park city staff to Half Moon Bay and Napa during the past two months came as a surprise to at least one council...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by what was discussed, on Nov 11, 2014 at 4:41 pm | 23 comments | 10920 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community college bond measure passes easily

Measure H, the $388 million community college bond measure, passed easily Tuesday. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/11/04/community-college-bond-measu...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 11, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 4 comments | 975 Views

MENLO PARK

More disclosure on use of City funds to defeate Measure M

I just picked up this copy of the Daily Post. (Nov 10th, 2014) Dave Price in his Opinion page, writes a full blown article...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 11, 2014 at 9:16 am | 23 comments | 550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin charter school asks district to provide facilities

Saying they have 84 in-district students who have said they'll attend the yet-to-be approved charter school next year, the...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Nov 10, 2014 at 7:13 pm | 6 comments | 1659 Views
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