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'Two of my favorite things for a moment collided,' Scott Wiener on Woodside, mountain lions and how other towns try to block housing

State Sen. State Wiener discusses ways Californians have tried to block housing initiatives and explains why he rolled his...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2022
Last comment by gtspencer, on Feb 26, 2022 at 9:54 am | 16 comments | 4501 Views


Bay Area legislators back sanctions on Russia after Ukraine invasion

With the Russian Federation launching a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Rep. Anna Eshoo on Thursday denounced Russian President...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2022
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Feb 25, 2022 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1897 Views


'SMARTER': Newsom administration outlines future plans for COVID-19

Newsom's health secretary outlined a "SMARTER" preparedness plan, including stockpiling masks and tests. But has the state...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2022
Last comment by ln, on Feb 18, 2022 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 2548 Views


Those mounds of dirt and rocks along I-280 are illegally dumped debris that's costing Caltrans $1M a year

Hundreds of mounds of leaves, dirt, tree stumps and construction debris are being illegally dumped on Caltrans property in...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2022
Last comment by diesel, on Feb 17, 2022 at 12:21 pm | 4 comments | 4356 Views


Confused by the new lane signage on U.S. Highway 101? Here's what you need to know

Drivers along U.S. Highway 101 are facing a dizzying array of signs and lane markings between state Route 237 in Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2022
Last comment by tt, on Feb 15, 2022 at 9:50 am | 8 comments | 6305 Views


With $500 worth of allegedly stolen bras under his clothes, a man is arrested at Stanford Shopping Center

A sharp-eyed Victoria's Secret worker at Stanford Shopping Center on Feb. 10 helped nab two people from southern California...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2022
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 12, 2022 at 5:23 pm | 1 comment | 5934 Views


Rare sighting of an Oriental turtle-dove has birders flocking to a Palo Alto neighborhood

A bird sighted last week only for the third time in California has hundreds of birders flocking to a Palo Alto neighborhood...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2022
Last comment by Resident , on Feb 12, 2022 at 5:41 am | 1 comment | 4089 Views


Lawsuit alleges San Mateo court imposes improper charges for traffic violations

An unusual lawsuit filed Thursday in the Superior Court of Alameda County names the Superior Court of San Mateo County as...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2022
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Feb 1, 2022 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 3216 Views


Ravenswood district in talks to lease two of its properties

The Ravenswood City School District hopes to finalize longterm lease agreements to develop two of its sites and use the revenue...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2022
Last comment by JOlson, on Jan 31, 2022 at 6:45 pm | 5 comments | 6094 Views


Family sues Stanford University, fraternity over son's fentanyl death

The family of a Stanford University student who died from an accidental fentanyl overdose in January 2020 has filed a lawsuit...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 27, 2022 at 7:32 pm | 1 comment | 4014 Views


Elderly women robbed at gunpoint while lunching at Stanford Shopping Center

A man who pointed a handgun at two elderly women stole their purses on Tuesday outside True Food Kitchen, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2022
There are no comments yet. 5171 Views


Here's what's changed as California's new COVID workplace rules go into effect

Updated COVID-19 workplace rules went into effect on Friday. Several of the changes increase protections for vaccinated workers. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2022
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 18, 2022 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 3198 Views


Governor signs order to prohibit price gouging on at-home COVID tests

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order this weekend aimed at preventing price gouging on COVID-19 at-home test kits,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2022
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 11, 2022 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 1690 Views


Virtual talk highlights Living with Lions

Woodside Arts & Culture Committee hosts its first Virtual First Friday of 2022 on Jan. 7 featuring a talk by Laurence Frank,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2022
Last comment by vicki coe, on Jan 7, 2022 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 1566 Views


Local school officials 'confident' they can remain open amid omicron surge

It felt like déjà vu on Saturday when Menlo School students got an email saying classes would be held remotely for a week....

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2022
Last comment by Ronen, on Jan 5, 2022 at 11:33 pm | 1 comment | 3774 Views


Elizabeth Holmes verdict: Guilty of four counts of defrauding investors through failed blood-testing company

Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes has been found guilty of four counts of defrauding investors and not guilty of four...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2022
Last comment by Anne, on Jan 4, 2022 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 2960 Views


New Santa Clara County order mandates COVID vaccination, boosters for workers in high-risk settings

With the lightning-speed spread of the COVID-19 omicron variant, Santa Clara County health officials on Tuesday issued a...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 29, 2021 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 3635 Views


San Mateo County Supervisors considering waiving parking fees for all county park visitors

A proposal to consider waiving parking fees at San Mateo County parks for low-income households has spurred the county to...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2021
Last comment by TR, on Dec 27, 2021 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 4506 Views


Pets in Need board member assumes interim executive director role

Pets in Need, the troubled nonprofit animal shelter weathering upheaval after the deaths of seven puppies in its care, has...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2021
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 25, 2021 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 2860 Views


College district paid over $200K in legal fees for former chancellor

The San Mateo County Community College District paid over $200,000 in legal fees for Ron Galatolo, the former chancellor...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2021
Last comment by Brad, on Dec 23, 2021 at 11:18 pm | 2 comments | 4555 Views
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