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Alhambra Student Missing

Ryan Menjivar has been reported missing since this morning.

Ryan Menjivar, a senior at Alhambra High School, has been reported missing.

According to an email from Alhambra High principal Nermin Fraser, Menjivar did not show up for school on Tuesday morning. His family is working with Martinez police to find him.

Anyone with information as to his whereabouts should contact the Martinez police at (925) 372-3440.

skipped every third Friday February 27, 2013 at 03:20 AM
Isn't this kind of thing a bit normal for a 17 or 18 year old kid ? Playing hooky ? Sure glad the internet wasn't around when I was in H.S.
Patcher February 27, 2013 at 03:34 AM
Do you have additional info, such as vehicle driven, general area where he lives? This would be helpful if you want people to help find him.
Jim Caroompas (Editor) February 27, 2013 at 03:58 AM
So far that's the only information we have available. We'll post more as we get it.
carol miller February 27, 2013 at 04:04 AM
Ryan is an excellent student who is kind to everyone. His integrity is exceptional, he is a true gentleman.
Becca H February 27, 2013 at 05:57 AM
He lives in the Village Oaks neighborhood. He lives 4 houses away from me.
Martinez Therapist February 27, 2013 at 06:25 AM
Most teens at least connect with one or two people if they are leaving or not showing up where they are supposed to be. It sounds as if Ryan has not connected with anyone. Praying for his family.
Valerie Stone February 27, 2013 at 06:45 AM
Not that many kids "play hooky". I didn't; and none of my kids did, either. I absolutely wouldn't assume that first when a parent is worried that his/her child is missing.
Maria G February 27, 2013 at 07:36 AM
There may have been a possible sighting in the Sacramento area at the American River College. Any ideas as to where or how to send this link to any other community blogs in that area?
Linda Meza February 27, 2013 at 01:22 PM
@Maria you can contact the Patch site for the area you believe Ryan was spotted in and request they re-post this alert.
jesalnic one February 27, 2013 at 09:38 PM
Thats so scary,for my family at 17 & 18 that was very unusual we were still considered kids, as a matter of fact same goes for the nephews and nieces, I work at the county hospital next door & I hate to say it but there are alot of..."Unusual" people who hang out around here, I PRAY to god he is safe & sound & returns home quickly & safely
suzi romack February 27, 2013 at 10:06 PM
my prayers are with the family
Sophie Klotovich February 27, 2013 at 10:40 PM
Im still in shock today, I was in one of his class this year. He is a bright kid. He is amazing. And to hear that he is still missing just really breaks my heart. Please just one bit of any information call the martinez police. I just want him back as much as his family does. this is coming from a 15 year old girl
Doreen Bagno February 27, 2013 at 11:06 PM
Praying for Ryans's Safe return to His Family and Friends God Bless
elizabeth martinez February 28, 2013 at 02:38 AM
praying for his safe return back home where he belongs. This is very sad & scarry. May God Bless Him & bring him home very soon. My family & I are moving to Martinez in March & this is just scarry news! :'(
Marilyn February 28, 2013 at 05:15 AM
Hope and Prayers to him and his family
Penny Wendt February 28, 2013 at 05:24 AM
We live in Village Oaks as well. If you need anything please let us know. We pray for a quick and safe return.
The Bumala Family February 28, 2013 at 07:14 AM
Your comment is awaiting moderation. Our family is praying, we’ve got a candle in our window. This boy is treasured and loved and cared for. Please come home Ryan, know in your heart that there is much still to love. There is still much to smile about. There is a beautiful world to enjoy, hands to hold you and arms to hug you with. your friends and your family want only for you to be home…happy…safe. if you come home there will be much to be thankful for. Tonight here in our community of Martinez we are all focused on the same things: finding you, hugging you, bringing you home…safe…because we love you!
Micky and Malvon February 28, 2013 at 08:59 PM
Love and prayers Ryans safe return, Ryan if you read this please contact your family, they as well as the rest of us want you to come back home, you are missed and loved very much!
Stacey March 02, 2013 at 06:39 PM
Does anyone know if there are any new developments, or if an organized search effort is still underway? There is a real shortage of information for people who would like to help. Why have the police not held some kind of press conference to inform and organize the community based on any leads they might have? All we're hearing are rumors and bit and pieces of information. So many of us are sick at heart over this, my own kids are Ryan's age. This is the first thing I think about in the morning, and the last thing at night, I can't imagine how hard this must be for his family. Let's bring Ryan home!
Johnson Family March 03, 2013 at 05:16 AM
The students at the school have put together some flyers for volunteers to place around Martinez. We too are praying for Ryan and his family even though we don't know them. As parents of 8 children of our own, each and every one is very dear to us. We cannot imagine our lives without a single one of them. Ryan, if you read these comments know that you are predestined with a plan for God's purpose. You are loved not only by your family, but also by your community. We pray that you are safe and that you come home quickly. Because a lot of people are concerned for you.
Patcher March 04, 2013 at 10:52 PM
I agree with Stacey, there has not been a lot of information coming forward from the PD. If in fact he's been spotted in the area of Sacramento as stated in another comment, shouldn't that be mentioned by someone? The Martinez community as a whole are concerned for this young man.

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