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MENLO PARK

Safe gun-storage requirement debate ahead in Menlo Park

Menlo Park Vice Mayor Drew Combs has proposed that the City Council consider an ordinance requiring all community residents...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2020
Last comment by Kelly, on Jan 26, 2020 at 2:24 pm | 7 comments | 3083 Views

MENLO PARK

City Council, Please follow the wise leadership being provided by the Town of Atherton and the City of Palo Alto.

City Council, Please follow the wise leadership being provided by the Town of Atherton and the City of Palo Alto. ...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 7, 2020
Last comment by Sara T, on Apr 10, 2020 at 12:55 pm | 7 comments | 1609 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Panel discussion on public schools and COVID-19

On Wednesday, May 20, Menlo Park City Councilman Ray Mueller will lead an online discussion with three superintendents on...

Original post made on May. 19, 2020
Last comment by Ray Mueller, on May 20, 2020 at 10:47 pm | 7 comments | 3483 Views

MENLO PARK

Layoffs. Reduced police enforcement. A shuttered community center. Bracing for lean times, here's what Menlo Park is cutting.

Faced with enormous anticipated budget shortfalls in the upcoming fiscal year, the Menlo Park City Council authorized budget...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2020
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Jun 4, 2020 at 5:04 pm | 7 comments | 6341 Views

MENLO PARK

'Caltrain passengers in great peril': San Mateo County supervisors criticize tax plan from SF supervisors

A sales tax proposed on Tuesday by San Francisco's Board of Supervisors to support Caltrain, which would be assessed in all...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2020
Last comment by morris brown, on Jul 31, 2020 at 5:49 pm | 7 comments | 3376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summit Prep wants to reserve seats for volunteers' children, but high school district says no

Summit Preparatory Charter High School, the high-performing four-year-old school that enrolls about 80 children from the...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by Summit Parent, on Dec 18, 2006 at 10:48 pm | 7 comments | 6268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Neighbors fear 'serious consequences' of Hillview rebuild

A petition signed by 80 neighbors of Hillview Middle School raises concerns about the proposed expansion plans at the school...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 9, 2007 at 9:50 am | 7 comments | 5463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park Afterschool Childcare

If you are planning on registering you incoming kinder this week in one of the Menlo Park School District elementary schools...

Original post made by still concerned on Feb. 3, 2008
Last comment by involved parent, on Feb 7, 2008 at 6:35 pm | 7 comments | 4275 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Bike tunnel idea a waste of money

It is a shameful waste of the city of Menlo Park's money to pay a consultant $41,000 to study the feasibility and placement...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Same old rant, on Sep 11, 2008 at 12:54 pm | 7 comments | 3928 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A landmark emerges on the M-A High School campus

Lysistrata, Aristophanes' comedy in which Greek women from all sides of the Peloponnesian War withhold sex from their husbands...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Aug 7, 2008 at 10:53 am | 7 comments | 3977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lehman-related financial losses for schools larger than first thought

Financial losses have risen for school districts as a result of the county treasurer's reassessment of the local impact of...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by a neighbor, on Oct 22, 2008 at 7:20 am | 7 comments | 3629 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton inspector volunteers to help China quake victims

Atherton building inspector Kenneth Huo recently traveled to the earthquake-ravaged Chinese province of Gansu with a five-man...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Veronica Caballero, on Jan 21, 2009 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 3274 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stewart, Lewin stepping down from high school board

There will be two new faces on the Sequoia Union High School District board this fall, as both incumbents with seats up...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by you should know, on Jul 27, 2009 at 10:59 am | 7 comments | 4026 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Superintendent disputes drop-out number; The Almanac responds

In your Oct. 21 editorial, you stated that the Sequoia Union High School District has an "above-average dropout rate." This...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 4, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 7 comments | 3531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Critical clause strangely missing from document package e-mailed to charter school

A cover letter e-mailed from the high school district to Everest charter high school, for unknown reasons, did not include...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Apr 5, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 7 comments | 4159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote NO on Measure G

Editor, James Keller, Executive Vice Chancellor of San Mateo County Community College District($188,000/yr.) filed the pre-election...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 19, 2011 at 4:01 am | 7 comments | 6664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shefren and Kane participate in Chambers farcical "Golden Apple Award" to Sequoia Healthcare District

In a previous post, I said: "Taxpayers should take note of the Districts expenditures on this event, and see which Directors...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 4, 2011 at 8:58 am | 7 comments | 2868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Serious growth at Las Lomitas

Shocked when a survey showed not enough residents would approve a new parcel tax large enough to meet the schools' needs,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Samantha, on Jun 4, 2011 at 6:58 am | 7 comments | 3612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher on medical leave after tirade

A Selby Lane School math teacher whose angry tirade and aggressive actions prompted a student to leave his classroom and...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Ethan, on Apr 29, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 7 comments | 3742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A teacher, school district settle dispute

Menlo-Atherton High School algebra teacher Manuel Delgado has settled out of court with the Sequoia Union High School District...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Unknown Person, on Nov 2, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 7 comments | 4299 Views
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