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MENLO PARK

Facebook's Zuckerberg, Chan to open new local school

Philanthropist couple Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are investing in yet another educational venture, this time in their...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Moderate Republican, on Oct 26, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 10 comments | 2763 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The homework myth

I'm disappointed to see Menlo Park school officials backpedal on the District's homework "ban." It seems to me they have...

Original post made by Menlo mother on Mar. 7, 2007
Last comment by a former oak knoll parent, on Apr 6, 2007 at 7:39 pm | 10 comments | 3764 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Motorists are the problem, not cyclists

<B>The following letter by Robert Cronin was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: Let's turn...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 4, 2007
Last comment by Positive Solutions, on Apr 10, 2007 at 9:25 am | 10 comments | 3501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Caltrain fatality identified as Gunn High junior William Dickens, 16

The Gunn High School student who died on the Caltrain tracks Monday night has been identified as William Dickens, 16, a junior...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 24, 2009 at 10:00 pm | 10 comments | 2743 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Siegel appointed to fill vacant Las Lomitas district school board seat

Jay Siegel, who has a child at La Entrada School and has been an active volunteer on the Las Lomitas Education Foundation,...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Fed LE Parent, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 10 comments | 2567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park teen arrested in Anaheim

A 17-year-old Menlo Park youth was arrested on sexual battery charges on Friday, May 20, at a dance at the Disney California...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Legal Eagle, on May 30, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 10 comments | 2295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo College students arrested in thefts

Two Menlo College students were arrested this week after a security guard said he saw them stealing backpacks at neighboring...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by A Parent, on Nov 8, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 10 comments | 1991 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board may change policy on busing EPA kids

A decades-long policy of having East Palo Alto teens take a bus to high school in Woodside or Belmont may come to an end...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by A-town gangsta, on Sep 25, 2013 at 11:18 pm | 10 comments | 7467 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Applications for school board seat due Feb. 7

The application deadline for the vacant seat on the Menlo Park City School District board is 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7. The school...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by member, on Feb 15, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 10 comments | 4087 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside High Class of 2014 -- say hello to the future

Some 363 Woodside High School seniors received their diplomas during a sunny morning ceremony on June 6. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 9, 2014 at 8:04 pm | 10 comments | 4976 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school district board to vote on O'Connor boundary change

The Menlo Park City School District's governing board will consider a resolution opposing the request from O'Connor Street...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Apr 23, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 10 comments | 1924 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax is subject of special Menlo Park City School District meeting

A possible parcel tax election is the subject of a special meeting of the governing board of the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jan 26, 2016 at 11:24 pm | 10 comments | 1679 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Not in my Menlo Park

The more I read, the more I see the pejorative term "NIMBY," short for "Not In My Back Yard." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4684...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by also exhausted, on Aug 12, 2007 at 9:06 am | 10 comments | 3318 Views

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Letter: Why it pays to shop with local merchants

As our budgets are stretched thinner these days and as many of us are pondering how we will manage through the holidays,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by shopper, on Dec 6, 2008 at 3:15 pm | 10 comments | 2476 Views

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Locals meet with high-speed rail officials

Local residents were treated to their first public meetings with officials from the High-Speed Rail Authority on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by d, on Jan 25, 2009 at 1:31 pm | 10 comments | 1953 Views

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Citizens need to do their homework

<I>(This letter was submitted by Peter Carpenter of Atherton, who is retiring after nine year on the board of the Menlo Park...

Original post made by News Guy on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 31, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 10 comments | 1806 Views

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Menlo College and Menlo School PA System too Loud

Curious as to whether other Menlo Park and Atherton residents think the public address system at Menlo College and Menlo...

Original post made by too loud on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by wow, on Nov 17, 2009 at 12:47 am | 10 comments | 2536 Views

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Opponents release poll on Saltworks project

If the decision were up to the participants in a recent survey of 350 residents of Redwood City, they would reject a proposal...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by AboutEIRs, on May 26, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 10 comments | 2430 Views

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Editorial: Congressional district shift won't hurt Belle Haven

When the boundaries of congressional districts represented by Anna Eshoo and Jackie Speier were released by the California...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 17, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 10 comments | 2246 Views

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Residents revisit Stanford's offer to upgrade trail along Alpine Road

Residents of Ladera and Stanford Weekend Acres gathered last week to reconsider a controversial offer by Stanford University...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by concerned resident, on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 10 comments | 1995 Views
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