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Los Altos School District Board Election 2014 – Forum Video Oct. 8

Los Altos School District Board Election 2014 – Forum Video Oct. 8

Thank you to an anonymous donor for underwriting the KMVT video of the Los Altos School District Board Election Forum Oct. 8. I have added timing markers for Questions/Answers and Candidate Statements so that you open the video jumping directly to which topic questions strike your fancy.  Who has the time to listen to the […]

Marshall Tuck California Superintendent of Education!

Marshall Tuck California Superintendent of Education!

In case you’ve been on a desert island, there are two Democrats vying for the somewhat decorative office of California Superintendent of Education.  Incumbent Tom Torlakson was a teacher in Contra Costa County for 10 years before spending about 20 years in the State Assembly and State Senate.  Challenger Marshall Tuck, age 40, was an […]

Los Altos Elections 2014 – high school, water, hospital

Los Altos Elections 2014 – high school, water, hospital

Lalahpolitico suggests Walter and Torok for MVLA High board, Schmidt for the water district, Reeder and Fung for  the hospital district. See the reasons why… MVLA High School District – VOTE FOR Walter, Torok Lalahpolitico will vote for two candidates – Fiona Walter and Debbie Torok.  There are three seats open. Seven candidates are vying […]

LASD Election 2014 – Logan, McClatchie, Swan Endorsement

LASD Election 2014 – Logan, McClatchie, Swan Endorsement

Los Altos, CA, October 13, 2014 –– LosAltosPoltico.com endorses the re-election of Tamara Logan and the election of Martha McClatchie and John Swan to the Los Altos School District Board of Trustees.  We encourage the entire LASD community to cast votes for Logan, McClatchie and Swan on their mail-in ballots or at the polls November […]

Sangeeth Peruri FINRA – EX-hedgefund manager

Sangeeth Peruri FINRA – EX-hedgefund manager

Sangeeth Peruri’s wiretapped involvement in the Doug Whitman insider trade case – essential article excerpts and links – in an easily skimmable format. BACKGROUND: Last week I  published a letter from Bill Balson, resident of Los Altos Hills, airing concerns about the LASD school board candidate Sangeeth Peruri.  Mr. Peruri has had an encounter with […]

Concerns About the LASD Enrollment Growth Task Force

Concerns About the LASD Enrollment Growth Task Force

Lalahpolitco has been referring readers to a 2013 LANN publication — Simple Math, When 1+1 does not = 2  –  about  problems with the process and the report results of the EGTF, but that page on that website often fails to load in finite time. I want people to be able to read it.  So […]

Why I’m Voting YES on Measure N – the $150M School Bond

Why I’m Voting YES on Measure N – the $150M School Bond

How I stopped worrying and learned to love the bomb, er bond! Being Right isn’t the main thing It is a fact Measure N has been hastily thrown together. It is a fact that it is unspecific about what projects it will do. I do agree with almost all of the nolasdbond.org Measure N criticisms […]

Insider trading case splatters on Sangeeth Peruri LASD election

Insider trading case splatters on Sangeeth Peruri LASD election

Once you run for elected office – even  a local non-partisan office like school board – your right to privacy declines. So here  is a letter from Bill Balson which airs Sangeeth Peruri’s unlucky run-in with a skirmish in the SEC’s ongoing war on insider-trading —  with the Doug Whitman case. I have combed through […]

Facilities Master Plan Advisory Committee – Measure N Project List

Facilities Master Plan Advisory Committee – Measure N Project List

  At their first meeting Sept. 10, the approximately 25 – 30  members of the new Facilities Master Plan Advisory Committee were issued  a one-inch binder, got a 90 minute lecture,  and were assigned a homework sheet to turn in before their next meeting on Wednesday the 24th.  Superintendent Jeff Baier, Asst. Superintendent Randy Kenyon, […]

LASD Board Candidates Forum – Video Collection

LASD Board Candidates Forum – Video Collection

Here is the 40 minute video of the LASD Board Candidates Forum – Rotary September 4, 2014 for Los Altos School District trustees.

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