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Woodside housing element doesn't pass state muster just yet

Woodside will need to make changes to its housing element before resubmitting it to the state by the end of January, according...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2022
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Oct 22, 2022 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 2753 Views

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Woodside planning director to retire at the end of October

Woodside Planning Director Jackie Young is stepping down from her role after 14 years, after playing a central role in developing...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2022
Last comment by Don Pugh, on Sep 27, 2022 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 2644 Views

WOODSIDE

Amid burglary concerns, Woodside will install license plate readers in town

Twenty license plate readers will be installed around Woodside despite concerns from some residents that the amount of crime...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2022
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Jul 28, 2022 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 3763 Views

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Two Woodside council incumbents are running for reelection

Woodside Mayor Dick Brown and Councilman Brian Dombkowski are seeking reelection this fall, along with former Council member...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2022
Last comment by Angela Swartz, Almanac Staff Writer, on Jul 25, 2022 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 2440 Views

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Letters to the editor: Housing growth in the face of wildfire threats, stance on death penalty

This week, readers weighed in on housing, growth in Midpeninsula towns at heightened wildfire risk and the death penalty...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Jul 12, 2022 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 2443 Views

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Fourth of July celebrations return in person to the Peninsula

Events across the Peninsula will be taking place in person this year to mark Independence Day. From concerts to fireworks,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2022
Last comment by Eric Mills, on Jul 3, 2022 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 1787 Views

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How Emerald Hills got their animals to safety during the Edgewood Fire

Emerald Hills residents quickly came together to get their animals, including horses and ponies, out of the area when the...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2022
Last comment by vicki coe, on Jun 30, 2022 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 2369 Views

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Cal Fire officials: Edgewood Fire is now 100% contained

Cal Fire officials on Monday said the Edgewood Fire in the Emerald Hills area of Woodside and Redwood City is 100% contained. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2022
Last comment by PH, on Jun 27, 2022 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 4295 Views

WOODSIDE

'It was crazy.' Emerald Hills residents watched flames erupt just a few hundred feet away

Locals packed up kids, dogs and even horses when the Edgewood Fire prompted evacuation orders on Tuesday. Emerald Hills returned...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2022
Last comment by vicki coe, on Jun 27, 2022 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 2641 Views

WOODSIDE

Fire near Edgewood Park now 80% contained

A brush fire that grew to over 20 acres in an area between Woodside, Redwood City and Edgewood Park Tuesday afternoon was...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2022
Last comment by Dogs Are Smarter Than People, on Jun 23, 2022 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 16173 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: State housing mandates are problematic for Woodside

Longtime Woodside resident Karen Offen writes that SB 9 has received plenty of attention over curtailing local control, but...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2022
Last comment by Woodside Lifer, on May 11, 2022 at 7:59 pm | 24 comments | 4035 Views

WOODSIDE

Fear is obscuring the benefits to more housing in Woodside

On April 25, my spouse and I attended a special meeting of the Woodside Planning Commission about the Housing Element of...

Original post made on May. 8, 2022
Last comment by Woodside Lifer, on May 9, 2022 at 9:41 am | 4 comments | 1219 Views

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Woodside council votes to become a five-member body, but a ballot initiative might block it

Woodside Town Council will gradually move from a seven- to five-member body, but a resident, feeling the council has ignored...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2022
Last comment by Woodsider Lifer, on Apr 14, 2022 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 2113 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: Woodside Town Council should stick with seven districts

Woodside resident Kevin Greenwood argues the town is misguided in its bid to switch from seven districts to five, and that...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2022
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Mar 29, 2022 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 2463 Views

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PG&E's flying tree-trimming work at Wunderlich Park in Woodside sparks safety concerns, citation from Cal Fire

Pacific Gas and Electric is accused of using a helicopter outfitted with a massive, multi-blade saw in Wunderlich County...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 3, 2022 at 6:37 pm | 4 comments | 4095 Views

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In aftermath of mountain lion exemption, Woodside residents question council and staff’s judgment

Residents are criticizing the town of Woodside for trying to block housing development by claiming the town is a mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2022
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 1, 2022 at 11:52 am | 53 comments | 8157 Views

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A grassroots movement to preserve nature turns 50

When you see the foothills, mountains and Baylands of the Peninsula, you may think about the hiking, biking or riding trails...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2022
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Feb 17, 2022 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 3409 Views

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Guest opinion: Woodside's mountain lions prefer duplexes

Former Town Council member Daniel Yost said Woodside should find creative ways to meet its state housing goals rather than...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2022
Last comment by Duffy Price, on Feb 14, 2022 at 12:59 pm | 5 comments | 3478 Views

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Woodside decides it's not a mountain lion habitat, allows developers to propose housing under SB 9

Facing legal action and national scrutiny, the Woodside Town Council backpedaled on claiming a townwide exemption from a...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2022
Last comment by Pat, on Feb 8, 2022 at 5:09 am | 5 comments | 5379 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside freezes SB 9 projects, citing an exemption for mountain lion habitats

The town of Woodside is blocking new housing from being built under a new state law, arguing the residential growth would...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2022
Last comment by gtspencer, on Feb 7, 2022 at 1:59 pm | 40 comments | 53909 Views
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