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New law: School districts can't invest bond funds

A new state law prohibiting school districts from investing their own construction bond money while waiting to spend it was...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Info, on Oct 21, 2016 at 8:01 am | 3 comments | 1168 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Atherton, Woodside, Menlo Park

Crime reports for Atherton, Woodside, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/10/20/police-calls-atherton-police-report-stol...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 20, 2016 at 8:27 pm | 6 comments | 2538 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Little Hoover Commission to update Special District Report

I recently received the June ADVOCACY ALERT of the Association of California Healthcare District's(ACHD) sent to directors...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Oct 20, 2016 at 5:58 pm | 22 comments | 488 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: New Laurel School Upper Campus opens on time

Menlo Park has a brand new school. On Monday, 300 students moved into their new Laurel School Upper Campus. While they were...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Clunge, on Oct 20, 2016 at 1:38 pm | 4 comments | 1948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tuesday: Menlo Park school district seeks public comment on financial issues

Meetings meant to get public input on how the Menlo Park City School District should balance its budget will continue on...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2016
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Oct 20, 2016 at 12:14 pm | 52 comments | 3070 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park district school board candidates file campaign finance reports

Candidates for two seats on the board of the Menlo Park City School District have filed their campaign finance reports. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 19, 2016 at 8:11 pm | 6 comments | 1317 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park teachers endorse Ackerman and Saywell for school board

Hi my name is Vincent Lopez. I have taught in MPCSD for nine years; I currently teach third grade at Oak Knoll in Menlo Park....

Original post made by Menlo Park Education Association on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 19, 2016 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments | 270 Views

MENLO PARK

Mark Zuckerberg says diversity means having Donald Trump supporters on its board of directors

CNN news report: http://money.cnn.com/2016/10/19/technology/mark-zuckerberg-peter-thiel/...

Original post made by Peter on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by Petey, on Oct 19, 2016 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school group wins $10 million grant

Summit Public Schools, the nonprofit that operates 11 charter high schools, including Summit Prep and Everest in Redwood...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Q&A, on Oct 19, 2016 at 8:44 am | 10 comments | 1456 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Home-invasion robberies prompt petition for license-plate-reading cameras

In the wake of a second home-invasion robbery of an occupied Portola Valley home in six months, a petition to install fixed...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by local, on Oct 19, 2016 at 7:24 am | 8 comments | 2200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley council sets 'town safety' meeting after home-invasion robberies

In reaction to two home-invasion robberies in Portola Valley, the Town Council is hosting a "town safety" meeting at 7 p.m....

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Deputies investigate another home burglary

Sheriff's deputies were on the scene investigating today (Tuesday, Oct. 18) after receiving a call about another residential...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Kaz, on Oct 18, 2016 at 11:42 pm | 4 comments | 2362 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council gets earful on short-term rentals and their impact on rural character

The sharing economy, in the form of short-term rental outfits like Airbnb, has become a disruptive force in parts of Woodside. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by ECommerce use and occupancy tax, on Oct 18, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 14 comments | 4212 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Square dancing comes to Menlo Park

<I>Submitted by Pat Ho, a Los Altos resident, long-time square dancer and a member of Stanford Quads.</I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Sue Kayton, on Oct 18, 2016 at 8:10 pm | 1 comment | 318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District holds groundbreaking for new Upper Laurel School

On Thursday, May 21, the Menlo Park City School District held a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new third- to fifth-grade...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 18, 2016 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 3198 Views

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Election could alter future of Sequoia Healthcare District

Running for seats on the board of the Sequoia Healthcare District are incumbents Kathleen Kane and Kim Griffin, and challengers...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2016
Last comment by Take it to term, Mardy!, on Oct 17, 2016 at 9:26 pm | 3 comments | 1918 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Term limits for Town Council?

Of the 20 incorporated towns and cities in San Mateo County, five – Redwood City, Foster City, San Mateo, Millbrae and...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2016
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 17, 2016 at 1:18 pm | 5 comments | 2290 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Another home invasion by three armed men

Three armed men invaded an occupied home on Valencia Court in Portola Valley late Thursday, Oct. 13, corralled the three...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2016
Last comment by PV Mom, on Oct 17, 2016 at 12:25 pm | 6 comments | 4852 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council OKs moving food-truck event to Civic Center

Off the Grid, a weekly food truck gathering at the Caltrain station parking lot in Menlo Park on Wednesday nights, has won...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Clunge, on Oct 17, 2016 at 11:45 am | 10 comments | 2272 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Spambots On The Loose On The Almanac Town Square Page

I think the moderators on the Almanac Town Square page need to check in on this page sometime -- it seems that a group of...

Original post made by Stop the Trolls on Oct. 16, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Oct 16, 2016 at 1:45 pm | 3 comments | 170 Views
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