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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: 'Platinum education'? A look at school spending from national perspective

In the recent debates over funding and parcel taxes for the Menlo Park City School District, it has concerned me significantly...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Feb 8, 2017 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 726 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Stranded motorists helped out of high water

With a couple of pushes and a carry, Menlo Park Fire Protection District firefighters helped two stranded motorists out of...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by Beth, on Feb 8, 2017 at 2:11 pm | 4 comments | 2016 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Yes on Measure X to keep schools thriving

The Menlo Park City School District community is appealing to voters once again to support a parcel tax, 10 months after...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 8, 2017 at 8:09 am | 4 comments | 536 Views

WOODSIDE

Update: Woodside ethics probe: Mayor suggests council take 'no further action'

(Expanded version of story previously posted.) Woodside Mayor Tom Livermore said he will recommend that the Town Council...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 7, 2017 at 8:53 pm | 2 comments | 1050 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools seek second chance on parcel tax

On March 7, polls in the Menlo Park City School District will be open, with one question for voters to consider: Yes or no...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 7, 2017 at 7:55 pm | 4 comments | 761 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside's earlier ethics investigation

The Woodside Town Council on Feb. 14 is set to address a matter in which the town engaged an Oakland-based attorney to investigate...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 7, 2017 at 7:51 pm | 2 comments | 1216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voting starts Feb. 6 on Menlo Park school district parcel tax

Voting by mail or in person at voting centers starts Monday, Feb. 6, on a ballot measure asking Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by Jarrod, on Feb 7, 2017 at 5:36 pm | 38 comments | 3775 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trumps lowers bank regulations; claims billionaire friends can't get loans

Any millionaire or billionaire friends of Trump in Menlo Park have the same trouble getting loans? Trump: "because frankly...

Original post made by swamp real estate sales on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by PCT mattress , on Feb 7, 2017 at 1:15 pm | 6 comments | 215 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside mayor recommends no action by Town Council on ethics investigation

Woodside Mayor Tom Livermore said Friday he will recommend that the Town Council take "no further action" on a complaint...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
Last comment by Retired Realtor, on Feb 7, 2017 at 11:15 am | 11 comments | 1545 Views

WOODSIDE

Reactions to Reyering incident

An email by Woodside town volunteer Nancy Reyering, which led to a months-long ethics investigation that cost the town tens...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Jen, on Feb 7, 2017 at 6:33 am | 1 comment | 277 Views

SPORTS

Worth a Look

Corinne Friedman's multimedia shoe sculptures, incorporating vintage jewelry, feathers, watch parts, glass and ceramic shards,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
There are no comments yet. 461 Views

FICTION

Key issue splits board in drawing maps to subdivide school district

Plans to divide the Sequoia Union High School District into five voting areas for school board elections have raised a key...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1277 Views

MENLO PARK

Mims scores early, Johnson scores a lot in M-A victory

==BI CCS football playoffs == Menlo-Atherton senior quarterback Aajon Johnson accounted for five touchdowns and the Bears...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
There are no comments yet. 838 Views

MENLO PARK

Monday: Greenheart's El Camino Real project goes before Planning Commission

Greenheart Land Company's 420,000-square-foot development at 1300 El Camino Real in Menlo Park will face the penultimate...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by Kdurnal, on Feb 6, 2017 at 9:57 pm | 13 comments | 3132 Views

WOODSIDE

Nancy Reyering's letter of resignation

Here is the text of the Feb. 3, 2017, letter of resignation by Nancy Reyering, a member of the town's Architectural and Site...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 6, 2017 at 8:13 pm | 6 comments | 742 Views

WOODSIDE

Statement by Nancy Reyering on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2007

Here is the text of a statement by Nancy Reyering, who announced her resignation Feb. 3 from the Woodside Architectural and...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 6, 2017 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments | 489 Views

MENLO PARK

Two-alarm bar fire closes El Camino in Redwood City

A two-alarm fire at a Redwood City bar this morning resulted in the closure of El Camino Real in both directions between...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1351 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituary: Bruce Halperin, M.D., Woodside resident

Woodside resident Dr. Bruce D. Halperin died unexpectedly from cardiac arrest on Sept. 8 while hiking in Montana with his...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by pogo, on Feb 6, 2017 at 6:11 pm | 12 comments | 4941 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police to get 'mindfulness' training in Oregon for $59,000

Twenty-nine Menlo Park Police Department personnel will go to Bend, Oregon, for a three-day "mindfulness" training program...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by DC MCGlynn, on Feb 6, 2017 at 10:16 am | 10 comments | 1736 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yes, Daily Post, there is a 'divident'

An open note to the MPCSD community, I don’t usually post on the Almanac Town Square Forum. In fact, this is the first...

Original post made by Erik Burmeister on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Mark D., on Feb 6, 2017 at 12:25 am | 40 comments | 2775 Views
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