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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: What kind of school district will its new superintendent lead?

I like adventure. And when the Menlo Park City School District (MPCSD) board put my potential appointment as the district's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by Here is the other post, on Oct 23, 2016 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 708 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Election 2016: Menlo Park candidates give views on traffic, business, rail issues

A painstakingly slow process to get things done. A gap in communication between people in different parts of the city. Old...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by Martin, on Oct 23, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 1981 Views

MENLO PARK

Erik Burmeister named superintendent of Menlo Park City School District

It's official: Erik Burmeister will become the new superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District on July 1, when...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Stacey Wueste, on Oct 23, 2016 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2196 Views

MENLO PARK

School district paints bleak picture without new parcel tax

Since two parcel taxes failed to pass in a May election, the Menlo Park City School District has been pondering how to balance...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by Brown Eyed Girl, on Oct 22, 2016 at 10:29 am | 52 comments | 5298 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: County's Measure K is too vague; vote 'no'

Over the last several years, an increasing number of San Mateo County residents have come to see the light regarding the...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 22, 2016 at 7:22 am | 1 comment | 3334 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 | 327 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New law: School districts can't invest bond funds

A new state law prohibiting school districts from investing their own construction bond money while waiting to spend it was...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Info, on Oct 21, 2016 at 8:01 am | 3 comments | 1235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Atherton, Woodside, Menlo Park

Crime reports for Atherton, Woodside, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/10/20/police-calls-atherton-police-report-stol...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 20, 2016 at 8:27 pm | 6 comments | 2656 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Little Hoover Commission to update Special District Report

I recently received the June ADVOCACY ALERT of the Association of California Healthcare District's(ACHD) sent to directors...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Oct 20, 2016 at 5:58 pm | 22 comments | 518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: New Laurel School Upper Campus opens on time

Menlo Park has a brand new school. On Monday, 300 students moved into their new Laurel School Upper Campus. While they were...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Clunge, on Oct 20, 2016 at 1:38 pm | 4 comments | 2252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tuesday: Menlo Park school district seeks public comment on financial issues

Meetings meant to get public input on how the Menlo Park City School District should balance its budget will continue on...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2016
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Oct 20, 2016 at 12:14 pm | 52 comments | 3214 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park district school board candidates file campaign finance reports

Candidates for two seats on the board of the Menlo Park City School District have filed their campaign finance reports. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 19, 2016 at 8:11 pm | 6 comments | 1401 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park teachers endorse Ackerman and Saywell for school board

Hi my name is Vincent Lopez. I have taught in MPCSD for nine years; I currently teach third grade at Oak Knoll in Menlo Park....

Original post made by Menlo Park Education Association on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 19, 2016 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments | 293 Views

MENLO PARK

Mark Zuckerberg says diversity means having Donald Trump supporters on its board of directors

CNN news report: http://money.cnn.com/2016/10/19/technology/mark-zuckerberg-peter-thiel/...

Original post made by Peter on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by Petey, on Oct 19, 2016 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school group wins $10 million grant

Summit Public Schools, the nonprofit that operates 11 charter high schools, including Summit Prep and Everest in Redwood...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Q&A, on Oct 19, 2016 at 8:44 am | 10 comments | 1591 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Home-invasion robberies prompt petition for license-plate-reading cameras

In the wake of a second home-invasion robbery of an occupied Portola Valley home in six months, a petition to install fixed...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by local, on Oct 19, 2016 at 7:24 am | 8 comments | 2443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley council sets 'town safety' meeting after home-invasion robberies

In reaction to two home-invasion robberies in Portola Valley, the Town Council is hosting a "town safety" meeting at 7 p.m....

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1454 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Deputies investigate another home burglary

Sheriff's deputies were on the scene investigating today (Tuesday, Oct. 18) after receiving a call about another residential...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Kaz, on Oct 18, 2016 at 11:42 pm | 4 comments | 2548 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council gets earful on short-term rentals and their impact on rural character

The sharing economy, in the form of short-term rental outfits like Airbnb, has become a disruptive force in parts of Woodside. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by ECommerce use and occupancy tax, on Oct 18, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 14 comments | 4377 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Square dancing comes to Menlo Park

<I>Submitted by Pat Ho, a Los Altos resident, long-time square dancer and a member of Stanford Quads.</I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Sue Kayton, on Oct 18, 2016 at 8:10 pm | 1 comment | 395 Views
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