Town Square

Post a New Topic

Second mountain lion spotted in Woodside

Original post made on Apr 18, 2011

A mountain lion was spotted early this morning in Woodside, the second such sighting to occur in the town in as many days, emergency officials said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, April 18, 2011, 10:29 AM

Comments (4)

Posted by PV Neighbor, a resident of Portola Valley: Brookside Park
on Apr 18, 2011 at 12:16 pm

So what do ya say San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services, If we promise to make ourselves appear larger and make noise, will you do the same rather than shoot our animal neighbors?


Posted by Haricot Vert, a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on Apr 18, 2011 at 2:17 pm

Not to criticize the Almanac's editing, but how did your headline writer determine that it was a second mountain lion and not just a second sighting of the same mountain lion? Something distinctive about the animal(s) that we're not being told? Just wondering.


Posted by Joe, a resident of Menlo Park: Suburban Park/Lorelei Manor/Flood Park Triangle
on Apr 19, 2011 at 12:42 pm

Why is it news every time there is a mountain lion sighting in either Woodside or Portola Valley? Those communities border their habitat. It's like telling people in Alaska there has been a moose siting or people in Tahoe saying they saw a bear.

These residents should be accustomed to it by now and take appropriate action like the folks in Alaska and Tahoe -- stop hitting the panic button every time somebody sees a mountain lion.


Posted by cougar, a resident of Woodside: other
on Apr 19, 2011 at 2:15 pm

it is a bit much to see the constant postings

Joe: +1


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Scott’s Seafood Mountain View to close, reopen as new concept
By Elena Kadvany | 13 comments | 4,029 views

When Grandparents Visit
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 712 views

Freshman Blues Don't Mean Wrong College
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 633 views

Having A Hard Time Getting Your Child To Dive Into Their Summer Reading? Take A Trip To Bookopolis…
By Erin Glanville | 0 comments | 596 views

Background and Ideas for the Comp Plan
By Steve Levy | 7 comments | 499 views