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MENLO PARK

Police calls: Thieves bust in front doors in four Menlo Park home burglaries

Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/01/10/police-calls-front-doors-broken-thr...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Dennis J. Oliver, on Jan 11, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 5726 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park meeting Wednesday on flood-control project

The agency charged with improving flood protection around San Francisquito Creek is preparing for its next ambitious project...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by Who is in the lead?, on Jan 16, 2017 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1790 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters deserve high pay, chief says

Firefighters, says Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman, deserve to be well paid. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2017
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Jan 20, 2017 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Hillview Robotics" wins 2nd place at Northern California Championship

Are 12 year old 7th graders too old to still play with Lego? Not if you throw in some motors and sensors and ask them...

Original post made by Manfred Kopisch on Jan. 22, 2007
Last comment by Arthur Hogan, on Jul 8, 2007 at 9:35 pm | 2 comments | 4282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Camp Galileo Inspires Next Generation of Educators; Offers 1,000 Summer Camp Scholarships

Question: What would inspire a former Navy submarine officer to detour his plans for medical school, opting instead to pursue...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Mar. 5, 2007
Last comment by , on Mar 5, 2007 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 6622 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why put your child in danger?

<B>The following letter by Maria Ploeger was published in the Almanac's March 28 print edition:</B> Editor: Last week's...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 27, 2007
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Mar 28, 2007 at 7:25 am | 2 comments | 4009 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Academic honors: Report the information here

Report information about academic honors and scholarships in the comment box below. ...

Original post made by Richard Hine on May. 16, 2007
Last comment by Newshound, on May 16, 2007 at 8:06 am | 2 comments | 3916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools spend $15,000 a year per student

The Portola Valley School District starts its 2007-08 fiscal year on an upbeat note: a balanced $10.8 million budget, a projected...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2007
Last comment by Marjorie Mader, on Jul 30, 2007 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 3748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School communities take up climate change on their own

California's official campaigns against global warming may be taking a hands-off approach to K-12 public school greenhouse...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2007
Last comment by David Boyce, on Nov 28, 2007 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 3330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood wins 'inclusive' school award

Ravenswood City School District, in East Palo Alto and east Menlo Park, announced Tuesday that it has been named as the nation's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Lucille Strong, on Dec 10, 2007 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 4154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park trustees say "si" to Spanish immersion kindergarten

Young parents passionate about launching a Spanish immersion program for kindergartners at a Menlo Park school next August...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by MPCSD mother, on Dec 21, 2007 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 3931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remembering Marilyn Franklin

Marilyn Jensen Franklin, who devoted her entire 40-year career in education to the Menlo Park City School District, will...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2008
Last comment by jdub9, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 2 comments | 4197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Election 2008: It takes a village to spend school bond-measure funds

If voters approve Measure J on Feb. 5, thereby giving the high school district some $165 million to further improve its campuses...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by John, on Jan 31, 2008 at 11:07 pm | 2 comments | 3963 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Experience Key for La Entrada GeoBee Champ

Persistence has paid off for La Entrada eighth-grader Sam Falkenhagen. He won the middle school’s National Geographic geography...

Original post made by carol jensen on Feb. 1, 2008
Last comment by carol jensen, on Feb 1, 2008 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 3724 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MP district pursues after-school care at Laurel

There's a huge need for after-school childcare at Menlo Park City schools, and the district is going to do something about...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2008
Last comment by Nick Taylor, on Feb 11, 2008 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 3426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sen. Joe Simitian loses seat on education finance subcommittee

State Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) will keep his chairmanship of the Senate Environmental Quality Committee but will lose...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2008
Last comment by PTO Board Member, on Feb 26, 2008 at 8:04 pm | 2 comments | 3408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Save Canada College housing

The Woodside Town Council holds the key to a project that will bring much-needed housing to some staff and faculty members...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by Mr. Clarification, on Feb 27, 2008 at 10:58 am | 2 comments | 3039 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Conclusive testimony on artificial turf left out

In last week's otherwise fine article regarding Portola Valley's Town Council rejection of an expensive consultant study...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by Socrates, on Mar 31, 2008 at 7:00 am | 2 comments | 4913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bio of candidate Bill Youstra

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=1852 posted Wednesday, March 26, 2008, 6:54...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2008
Last comment by Kris Schmidt, on Apr 14, 2008 at 6:37 pm | 2 comments | 3883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Neighbors at odds with district over Oak Knoll School plans

<b>Correction:</b> This story misidentified changes to the plans sought by nearby neighbors. The residents would like the...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2008
Last comment by there's a better way, on Apr 30, 2008 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 3213 Views
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