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Extra! Top stories of 2009

Original post made on Dec 30, 2009

Good news seemed in short supply in 2009, and that was certainly true for residents of the Midpeninsula. A year of big decisions, tight budgets and stretched resources took its toll on local governments and local school districts, with consequences that will surely resonate through 2010.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, December 29, 2009, 4:35 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by RWC Parent, a resident of another community
on Dec 30, 2009 at 12:29 pm

First semester into Everest, my son loves it. Great diverse group of students, caring faculty and administration. He is working hard and seeing his progress. Glad they persevered to start this school. We are big fans.


Posted by Menlo downtown, a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jan 4, 2010 at 1:13 pm

Can the Almanac please fact check school attendance boundaries, and print a correction?

A recent "Our Neighborhoods" has my street in the Laurel School neighborhood, whereas the official district map has us in Encinal :

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Posted by Andrea Gemmet, Almanac staff writer
on Jan 4, 2010 at 2:58 pm

Andrea Gemmet is a registered user.

Menlo downtown: If you can provide us with the name of your street, we can make sure it's listed in the correct school district in the next edition of Our Neighborhoods. If you don't want to post that information here in Town Square, please e-mail it to editor@almanacnews.com.


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