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Woodside: Firefighters quickly control grass fire

Firefighters quickly contained a grass fire on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 7) on Grandview Drive in Woodside. A tree in a backyard...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 20, 2016 at 3:04 pm | 3 comments | 1887 Views

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Woodsider homeowners respond in survey of town's building-review process

For years, Woodside town officials have heard complaints from homeowners and others that the process for getting a building...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by Canada rd, on Aug 15, 2016 at 8:52 pm | 5 comments | 1727 Views

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Woodside: Best buds at Gorilla Foundation

Actress Betty White is a "close friend" of Koko the gorilla and a long-time supporter and board member of the Gorilla Foundation...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by John, on Aug 15, 2016 at 7:26 am | 1 comment | 3046 Views

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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 Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Sister Andrea Marie, on Aug 15, 2016 at 12:48 am | 4 comments | 2708 Views

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Woodside: Michael O'Connell, airline machinist

An Irish wake for Woodside Glens resident Michael Dan O'Connell is set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Bach Dancing &...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jan Sollish, on Aug 12, 2016 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1378 Views

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Wrapping gifts for kids in need

For the fourth year in a row, the Elf Project has called on local students to wrap Christmas presents for children in need. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by Denise, on Aug 11, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 2365 Views

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Trump to announce today his tax plan - tax CUTS for BILLIONAIRES

Tax cuts for billionaires! Tax cuts for Wall Street! Tax cuts for Big Business! Cut regulations that protect Americans! For...

Original post made by Money for BILLIONAIRES on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by doesn't matter, on Aug 10, 2016 at 12:44 am | 18 comments | 212 Views

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Historic Woodside estate is still a summer home for the Fleishhacker family

Not long after the 1906 earthquake, Mortimer Fleishhacker, a successful San Francisco businessman, decided he wanted to build...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by Mike Prevot, on Aug 3, 2016 at 5:29 pm | 6 comments | 31985 Views

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Woodside: If pigs could talk, what would they say about 'pig scramble'?

If animals could talk, not just with each other but across species, it might be interesting to hear their views on being...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Laurie Powell, on Jul 14, 2016 at 1:11 am | 29 comments | 2767 Views

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Woodside: Rodeo official says pig scramble a gentler affair this year

Children caught pigs in the annual pig scramble at the Woodside Junior Rodeo on Monday, July Fourth, but it was not the spectacle...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by SherMich, on Jul 6, 2016 at 12:33 pm | 17 comments | 1394 Views

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Police calls: Woodside woman encounters lion at bottom of stairs

Crime and accidents reports for Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Atherton and Menlo Park Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Sandra Farrell, on Jul 6, 2016 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 4371 Views

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Woodside pig scrambles: Residents, veterinarians debate issue

A brief and extemporaneous debate on the values of the Old West took shape on Tuesday, June 28, at the Woodside Town Council...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Susan S, on Jul 6, 2016 at 10:29 am | 4 comments | 515 Views

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Reporter's Notebook: Respect for the cows and the horses, but the pigs? No.

Respect seemed the order of the day at the junior rodeo in Woodside. If the cows and horses were stressed, they weren't...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Eric Mills, on Jun 24, 2016 at 5:08 pm | 3 comments | 2436 Views

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Woodside School board refrains from putting tax measure on November ballot

Unless there's a last minute change of mind, the Woodside Elementary School District won't have a parcel tax on the November...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by WES Parent, on Jun 17, 2016 at 9:58 am | 4 comments | 1382 Views

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Tuesday: Woodside council hears appeal of $212,500 tree-felling fine

The Woodside Town Council will hear an appeal from a resident on Tuesday, June 14, requesting relief from a fine of $212,500...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Woodsider Lifer, on Jun 15, 2016 at 10:04 am | 17 comments | 4151 Views

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Woodside council calls for 'strong' resolution on aircraft noise problem

The Woodside Town Council directed staff on May 24 to draft a "strong" resolution in favor of quiet skies. The council wants...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by annoyed woodsider, on Jun 6, 2016 at 11:42 am | 20 comments | 2079 Views

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Dr. Barry Rosen, pioneer of addiction medicine, dies at 61

Dr. Barry Rosen, who was recognized internationally for his expertise on the disease of addiction, died at his home in Woodside...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Katya Mills, on Jun 2, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 7 comments | 13684 Views

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FAA: Most commercial aircraft over Woodside, Portola Valley adhere to noise-reduction rules

Most commercial aircraft heading to SFO pass over Woodside and Portola Valley at or near the agreed upon altitude of 8,000...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on May 19, 2016 at 5:10 pm | 4 comments | 1820 Views

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Guest opinion: Woodside decision-making process fails to engage larger community

This opaque policy-making by a few council members is part of a pattern of top-down rule that departs from Woodside's traditional...

Original post made on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Facts Please, on May 12, 2016 at 11:07 pm | 3 comments | 1507 Views

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Woodside: Hundreds line parade route for May Day festivities

Young kids, old vehicles, horses, music and candy filled the streets at Woodside's 94th annual May Day Parade on Saturday,...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by srsly, on May 9, 2016 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1433 Views
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