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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park officials agree to 3% raise for city employees

Menlo Park city officials on Monday announced a tentative agreement with city workers that includes a 3 percent raise and...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 28, 2015 at 5:21 pm | 13 comments | 1855 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Roger Reynolds' carriage house is likely doomed

The carriage house on the former Roger Reynolds Nursery site at 133 Encinal Ave. in Menlo Park will likely face demolition...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Jul 22, 2016 at 9:27 am | 13 comments | 3348 Views

MENLO PARK

Eric, Wendy Schmidt to move family ventures to new Menlo Park building

Eric and Wendy Schmidt of Atherton plan to build a three-story, 25,000 square-foot office building in Menlo Park to serve...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by pearl, on May 18, 2016 at 8:05 pm | 13 comments | 4846 Views

MENLO PARK

Trump IMPLODES on 60 Minutes

Forget that today at the RNC, a "GOP delegate Calls Trump Supporters ‘Brownshirts’ Who ‘Act Like Fascists’" http://www.mediaite.com/online/gop-delegate-calls-trump-supporter...

Original post made by Trump has mental difficulties on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Trump has mental difficulties, 7 hours ago | 13 comments | 464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The letter of the law

<I> This editorial appears in the Feb. 25 issue of The Almanac.</I> It is difficult to imagine a more bitter rivalry in...

Original post made by Porter on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Urania, on Mar 9, 2009 at 4:42 pm | 13 comments | 3249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California warns Menlo Park district to raise scores for black, disadvantaged students

The schools that don't meet the minimum standards under the act are subject to "corrective action." Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by another in the willows, on Mar 25, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 13 comments | 2566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools boards vote on layoffs

Tonight, Wednesday, March 10, school boards in Portola Valley and Menlo Park are slated to vote on teacher layoffs and other...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Hillview, on Mar 22, 2010 at 6:15 pm | 13 comments | 2694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinions: Support pours in for Measure C

Math teacher, parents urge a 'yes' vote Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9494 posted...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Plubius, on Apr 22, 2010 at 7:40 pm | 13 comments | 3527 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest High School Flies the Flag of Mexico

Friday afternoon/ Sept. 16 the flag pole at Everest High School, of Sequoia Union High School District, was flying what appeared...

Original post made by Carol Collins on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 13 comments | 2172 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local schools take safety precautions

Local schools reacted quickly to reassure parents they are taking precautions to prevent a tragedy like the one that happened...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 21, 2012 at 6:30 pm | 13 comments | 3145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin charter backers appeal to county board of education

The group trying to establish a Mandarin immersion charter school in the Menlo Park City School District has appealed to...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Dec 12, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 13 comments | 4555 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report Card from Redwood City School District

I received this mailing yesterday. These mailings are not cheap. How much did it cost, and to whom was it mailed? Is this...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Aug 24, 2016 at 2:49 pm | 13 comments | 348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lawyer explains when school district can exclude public

After promising to involve the public in future planning, the Menlo Park City School District invited a lawyer to a board...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 22, 2016 at 11:49 am | 13 comments | 1739 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: 'Laurel Mom' spearheads plan for kid-friendly bike route

In October, Laurel School's upper campus, the new site for its third- through fifth-graders located at 275 Elliott Drive,...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by eduardo, on Aug 9, 2016 at 7:58 pm | 13 comments | 3092 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Yet another cyclist dies from Sand Hill Road accident

The Mercury News is reporting that Deborah Johnson, a 54-year old Palo Alto business consultant, died Tuesday after a bike...

Original post made by Sean on Jul. 29, 2007
Last comment by Lee, on May 17, 2009 at 2:02 am | 13 comments | 4900 Views

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Editorial: Start planning for rail projects now

High-speed rail, with its promise of bullet trains running between Northern and Southern California, presents a conundrum...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2008
Last comment by observer, on Jan 18, 2008 at 11:02 pm | 13 comments | 3177 Views

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Sheriff's detainment could prompt new county policies

San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks says he's moved on from an incident in which he was caught in a Las Vegas brothel bust...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 4, 2008 at 3:41 pm | 13 comments | 3485 Views

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Missed connections

With concerns about gas prices, dependence on foreign oil and climate change rising rapidly, how easy it to get around on...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by PA resident, on Jul 22, 2008 at 4:17 pm | 13 comments | 3462 Views

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Letter: Council should oppose huge Cargill project

News of Cargill's development plans for 12,000 homes and 30,000 new residents on the Redwood City baylands should attract...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Edward Whittington, on Feb 12, 2010 at 6:43 pm | 13 comments | 2465 Views

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In defending police lawsuit, Menlo Park runs up tab of nearly $350,000

In a lawsuit that may have revealed more about our litigation-happy society than about the law enforcement abuses it sought...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by no winners, on Jan 13, 2010 at 10:15 am | 13 comments | 5811 Views
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