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Ladera school site likely to go to highest bidder

Original post made on Oct 5, 2011

In a move that surprised the Ladera community and officials of the private Woodland School, which leases the former Ladera School site, school district officials have indicated that the district will launch an open bid process, rather than a more restricted process, to choose the next lessee of the school site.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 10:23 AM

Comments (3)

Posted by Gunther Steinberg, a resident of Portola Valley: Ladera
on Oct 5, 2011 at 1:45 pm

I trust that the Las Lomitas Board will consider the effect of going counter to the expressed interests of the Ladera community. Community cooperation and good will are a most valuable asset in many areas of interest to the district.


Posted by Neighbor, a resident of Portola Valley: Ladera
on Oct 5, 2011 at 11:23 pm

It is very sad to see the District sell-out and not do what is best for everyone involved. The neighborhood and the school are working well together. I am also surprised at just how long they are taking to make this decision.

Las Lomitas Board Trustees: Please remember there are others involved including your own students who live in our neighborhood. Keep things the way they are!!!!


Posted by Jack Hickey, a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on Oct 7, 2011 at 2:28 pm

If the market value is demonstrably much higher than the current lease, the District should make the current lessee aware of that fact. Splitting the difference for the sake of good will makes sense.


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