Latest Shaun Bishop Stories

2008-09-20 21:00:18

By Shaun Bishop Redwood City's replacement of a water main has diverted rainwater runoff onto an Emerald Hills property, damaging it and causing unsafe conditions, according to a lawsuit filed against the city last week.

2008-09-19 15:00:45

By Shaun Bishop Citing concerns about diversity and exclusivity, the Sequoia Union High School District's board has denied a petition for a new charter school modeled after an existing school that is sponsored by the district.

2008-09-17 06:00:31

By Shaun Bishop A proposal for a fourth charter school in the Sequoia Union High School District describes a program focused on "students of privilege" that "largely ignores disenfranchised and low-performing students," according to a report that recommends the petition's denial this week.

2008-09-06 21:00:12

By Shaun Bishop After more than three decades, Jim Lianides is finally returning to the Sequoia Union High School District. Lianides, a Woodside High School graduate, was appointed this week by the district's board as the new assistant superintendent and chief business officer.

2008-09-04 12:00:26

By Shaun Bishop Backers of a Redwood City charter high school have petitioned to open a second campus, setting up another potential battle in its turbulent history with the Sequoia Union High School District.

2008-08-28 15:01:07

By Shaun Bishop A massive new department that encompasses all of San Mateo County's health-related functions will be temporarily headed by Charlene Silva, director of the county's Health Department.

2008-08-28 06:00:43

By Shaun Bishop Federal authorities Tuesday designated more than 18,000 acres in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties as critical habitat for the threatened Bay checkerspot butterfly. The move by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service designates areas where the insect with a 2-inch wingspan can survive.

2008-08-03 21:00:11

By Shaun Bishop

Word of the Day
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.