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Woodside resident, historian Gil Richards dies

Historian, writer, and longtime Woodside resident Gilbert Richards died peacefully at home on Dec. 22 at the age of 96. Mr....

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Schoneveld, on Jan 1, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 3613 Views


Plea bargain gives elderly Menlo Park man a chance

An elderly Menlo Park resident arrested early one morning in August 2010 for possession of a small amount of methamphetamine...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 31, 2010 at 11:56 am | 2 comments | 3432 Views


Woodsiders to executive recruiter: Find us another Susan George

As the town of Woodside searches for a new manager, residents find much to praise, and nothing to criticize, in Susan George,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 29, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 3088 Views


Those were the days

This 1966 photo shows stores at Woodside and Canada roads in what was known as Leo's Shopping Center. Today, the complex...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 6, 2011 at 9:50 pm | 2 comments | 2611 Views


Today: Lane environmental center opens

The environmental education center named in honor of Portola Valley philanthropists and environmentalists Bill and Jean Lane...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Apr 7, 2011 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 2374 Views


'Mardi Gras' is theme for Woodside's Day of the Horse

WHOA! — the Woodside-area Horse Owners Association — has announced that the 2011 Day of the Horse fair and trail...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Orlando, on May 25, 2011 at 8:34 am | 2 comments | 2110 Views


County stops broadcast herbicide spraying

San Mateo County will stop the broadcast roadside spraying of herbicides while it waits to hear from consultants about other...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by Amy Shimmick, on Aug 8, 2011 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 2173 Views


Sister, brother arrested in Woodside burglary

Authorities have arrested a sister and brother in connection with a burglary with losses in excess of $100,000. The burglary...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 16, 2011 at 11:24 pm | 2 comments | 2401 Views


Woodside School appoints superintendent

==BI This is an expanded version of an article posted earlier.== Woodside Elementary School has a new superintendent/principal:...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Amanda, on Aug 29, 2011 at 12:10 am | 2 comments | 3184 Views


Old La Honda Road now open

Old La Honda Road in Woodside, which was closed this morning due to a jackknifed tractor-trailer, is now open, San Mateo...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Arla LeCount, on Oct 4, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 2 comments | 2147 Views


Daniel Feeny, 15, of Woodside wins $25,000 science prize

Woodsider Daniel Feeny, 15, has won a national science award worth more than $25,000 for the science fair project he did...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by McMullin Family, on Oct 24, 2011 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 3408 Views


Water from helicopter key in preventing conflagration

Three 500-gallon buckets of water from a helicopter helped douse a three-alarm house fire at 1200 Bear Gulch Road on Saturday,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by john, on Jun 26, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 3868 Views


Former Jackling home focus of exhibit

The former home of copper baron Daniel C. Jackling may have been demolished, but in Woodside it is not forgotten. A new exhibit,...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by GOLLY, on Jun 13, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 8034 Views


Woodside: Shanahan pushes for spending cuts

Kevin Bryant, Woodside's town manager since January, can add a notch to his belt. In submitting his first budget for review...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 22, 2012 at 6:17 am | 2 comments | 2215 Views


Woodside High grads take flight

Woodside High School graduating senior Gabriela Alexandra Abarca hugs guidance counselor Elaine Dessus, while waiting in...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 12, 2012 at 7:00 am | 2 comments | 7987 Views


Update: Former Portola Valley superintendent faces jail time, even with restitution

Former Portola Valley schools superintendent Tim Hanretty is still likely to serve jail time even if he avoids state prison...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Some Things Never Change, on Aug 2, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 8158 Views


Woodside green-lights farmers' market

The second Skylonda farmers' market this year, and the first fully legitimate one, is expected to open at 3 p.m. Wednesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Andrea, on Oct 11, 2012 at 8:20 am | 2 comments | 2704 Views


Noise from low-flying aircraft still troubles towns

For years, at Peninsula community roundtable discussions with noise-abatement officials, representatives from Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Grant, on Dec 4, 2012 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 6442 Views


Woodsiders hope for return of Nativity scene figurines

Figurines from a Christmas Nativity scene were stolen from a Woodside corner sometime between New Year's Eve and New Year's...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by rferran, on Jan 11, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 3766 Views


Woodside environmentalist Ollie Mayer dies at 94

The Devil's Slide tunnel groundbreaking in 2005 was a triumph for Olive Mayer of Woodside. She wasn't there to cheer the...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Fatima Tehranchi, on Mar 29, 2013 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 2721 Views
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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
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Response to Arguments Against Measure B
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Garden Zucchini Pancakes with Umami Tomato Meets Woodside Elementary
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 840 views