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Board meets on leasing Ladera School site

Original post made on Dec 14, 2011

==B Wednesday:== A decision on starting the bid process for leasing the Ladera School site, which was put off last month so Las Lomitas Elementary School District board members could consult with their absent attorney, is scheduled for the board's Wednesday, Dec. 14, meeting.

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Posted by Boardermom
a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on Dec 14, 2011 at 9:25 am

I have to believe that one of the District's hopes is to create a bidding war between Woodland School and Phillips Brooks School over the school site. For years, Phillips Brooks sought to build a new school along the 280/Sand Hill corridor without success. As a former Menlo Park resident and a parent at another private school located in Menlo Park, I can tell you from my personal experience over the course of 10 years that the neighbors along Avy Avenue have not had a positive experience with the PBS traffic. I cannot tell you the number of times mothers in big SUV"s--and I'm a mother in a big SUV too--blatantly blocked traffic while waiting to either drop off or pick up their children from school. PBS has a reputation of entitlement and my guess is that entitlement will spill over into the Ladera community if the district is hoping to create a bidding war between the two schools. And if you think I'm crabby, don't even get me started on the traffic caused by the Rosewood Hotel. . . .