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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transition from Hillview to MA

MA gave a talk at Hillview recently, I think 83% of Hillview 8th graders become 9th graders at MA. MA also draws from La...

Original post made by Big Jim on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by Big Jim, on Feb 8, 2017 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 294 Views

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 | 974 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 | 2320 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 | 880 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 | 1240 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 | 1484 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 | 4463 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 | 344 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 | 1869 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 | 625 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. 549 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. 1343 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. 909 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 | 3424 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 | 1217 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 | 674 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
Last comment by , on Feb 6, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 2 comments | 1423 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 | 1996 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 | 3151 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: In Trump era, city weighs options, including sanctuary-city status

Four days after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, Menlo Park's City Council voted unanimously Jan. 24 for a resolution...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Jen Mazzon, on Feb 4, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 21 comments | 3246 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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