Town Square

Post a New Topic


Sort by:  Most recent topic/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any category label will display all recent posts in that category

WOODSIDE

UPDATE: Former Portola Valley superintendent pleads not guilty to felony charges

Former Portola Valley School District Superintendent Tim Hanretty pleaded not guilty this morning (April 6) to three felony...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Ben Dover, on May 4, 2012 at 9:30 am | 16 comments | 7351 Views

WOODSIDE

Cal Water proposes 21 percent rate increase

Cal Water has applied for a 21 percent rate increase to go into effect in July, passing on its increased costs for the water...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by menlo resident, on Jun 14, 2015 at 9:55 am | 16 comments | 7045 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside man's yacht makes it to Bay after a few glitches

In 1977, Jimmy Carter took over as president, the Toronto Blue Jays played their first game of baseball, the first Star Wars...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by the reject, on Oct 29, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 16 comments | 22259 Views

WOODSIDE

Feb. 10-11: Big changes ahead at Woodside, M-A high schools

The Sequoia Union High School District will host community meetings at Woodside and Menlo-Atherton high schools on Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Feb 10, 2014 at 3:42 pm | 16 comments | 10729 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Mayor wants to heal divide over 2015 election

Tom Livermore, chosen by his colleagues on the Town Council on Dec. 13 to be mayor of Woodside for 2017, is retired from...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 6, 2017 at 7:33 pm | 16 comments | 6187 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Town Manager Susan George announces plans to retire

The proceedings of the Woodside Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 25, had an unusual start: The meeting began with Susan...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Louise, on Jul 3, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 15 comments | 9345 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council gets earful on short-term rentals and their impact on rural character

The sharing economy, in the form of short-term rental outfits like Airbnb, has become a disruptive force in parts of Woodside. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by ECommerce use and occupancy tax, on Oct 18, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 15 comments | 8746 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside School fails in bid to dismiss tenured teacher

It's not easy to fire a teacher in California, especially one with tenure. Woodside Elementary School, a kindergarten to...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by Momto3, on Dec 7, 2015 at 4:34 pm | 15 comments | 14075 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside - Where have all the women gone?

There is an article in The Almanac titled "Woodside: Where have all the women gone?" One of the allegations is that there...

Original post made by pogo on Mar. 2, 2019
Last comment by Names? Names?, on Mar 6, 2019 at 6:03 pm | 15 comments | 2243 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Reactions to ethics investigation over board member's email

An email by Woodside town volunteer Nancy Reyering, which led to a months-long ethics investigation that cost the town tens...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Seriously?, on Feb 3, 2017 at 1:56 pm | 15 comments | 5347 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council rules on Menlo Country Club noise ruckus

Debbie Mendelson bought her home on Sheridan Way in Woodside more than 30 years ago, but she says it wasn't until after she...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by La Hondan, on Sep 16, 2019 at 4:29 pm | 15 comments | 7423 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: Live up to your principles; end the Pig Scramble

We are Woodside residents who love our town and feel fortunate to live here. We appreciate its natural beauty and outdoor...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by Jennifer, on Mar 12, 2017 at 7:41 am | 15 comments | 5292 Views

WOODSIDE

New law calms loud television commercials

A law authored by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, that turns down the volume on TV commercials went into effect Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 15, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 14 comments | 5590 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodsde: Changes in architectural review process may start soon

The ways and means of Woodside's Architectural & Site Review Board (ASRB) are headed for change. By consensus, the Town Council...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by Lifelong resident, on Oct 23, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 14 comments | 3941 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council to get reports on bills paid, as code requires

When the town of Woodside pays a bill, a check is cut in Town Hall and the transaction is recorded. So such records do exist,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Mountain View resident, on Jan 24, 2017 at 12:10 pm | 14 comments | 4278 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside road rage leads to pepper spraying and arrest

In the right hands, a can of pepper spray can come in handy. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4712...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 1, 2009 at 6:06 pm | 14 comments | 7628 Views

WOODSIDE

Editorial: Pig chase is cruel, and sends wrong message to kids

Does an event that allows children to chase down frantically fleeing baby pigs to capture one for a ribbon constitute animal...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Kelly Lehman, on Aug 18, 2017 at 6:11 am | 14 comments | 4497 Views

WOODSIDE

San Mateo County supervisors: We still support Paris climate accord

Although the United States is withdrawing from the international treaty on greenhouse gases known as the Paris climate accord,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by T R Zucker, on Jul 8, 2017 at 5:30 am | 14 comments | 4505 Views

WOODSIDE

Hanretty must pay Woodside School District $2.67 million for misappropriation

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of the Portola Valley School District now serving a two-year prison term for embezzlement...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by A WES Neighbor, on Sep 19, 2013 at 2:44 pm | 14 comments | 25193 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside water use exceeds Portola Valley's

Woodside's per-capita water use grew significantly in 2013, substantially exceeding water consumption even in Portola Valley,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by really?, on Apr 10, 2015 at 10:26 am | 13 comments | 7902 Views
<< < 2 3 4 5 6 > >>
Page 4 of 41

Stay informed.

Get the day's top headlines from Almanac Online sent to your inbox in the Express newsletter.

I Was At The Stanford Shooting. Let’s Do Better Next Time
By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 3,282 views

Some of the best jobs around
By Sherry Listgarten | 5 comments | 2,871 views

Palo Alto's Pizz'a Chicago 'not ready to quit' and seeks funds to support downsizing
By The Peninsula Foodist | 4 comments | 2,110 views

People and Relationships Never Stop Being a Work in Progress
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,608 views

 

Support local families in need

Your contribution to the Holiday Fund will go directly to nonprofits supporting local families and children in need. Last year, Almanac readers and foundations contributed over $260,000.

DONATE