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Traffic jams a fading memory at Woodside Elementary

==BI This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.== While the morning routine of dropping off kids at Woodside...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Incredulous, on Sep 16, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 3 comments | 3509 Views


Remaking Woodside Library

Plans to reorganize the interior of the Woodside town library moved ahead on Sept. 28 after the Town Council gave architects...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Wayne Davison, on Oct 7, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 3 comments | 3564 Views


Woodside: merchants seek exemption from new parking restrictions

Motorists -- potential customers, actually -- have been seen driving away from downtown Woodside after not finding a place...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by member, on Nov 17, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 3560 Views


Woodside resident, historian Gil Richards dies

Historian, writer, and longtime Woodside resident Gilbert Richards died peacefully at home on Dec. 22 at the age of 96. Mr....

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Schoneveld, on Jan 1, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 3 comments | 4316 Views


A page from our history

Woodside's original Independence Hall as it appeared in 1884. ==I Photo courtesy Jac Audiffred Collection.== Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by editor, on Jan 31, 2011 at 7:13 pm | 3 comments | 3521 Views


Masquerading 'utility workers' are suspects in Woodside burglary, sheriff's deputies say

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are on the lookout for a couple of people posing as utility workers...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by ladera neighbor, on Mar 2, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 3 comments | 3812 Views


Woodside fire chief closes out 33 years of firefighting

Residential life in Woodside and Portola Valley and nearby communities is scenic if not always idyllic. It's also dangerous....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Margie Eriksson, on Mar 20, 2011 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 5039 Views


Woodsiders to executive recruiter: Find us another Susan George

As the town of Woodside searches for a new manager, residents find much to praise, and nothing to criticize, in Susan George,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 29, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 3755 Views


Camera captures bank-robbery suspect

Authorities are looking for a suspect in the robbery of Chase Bank in Ladera on Monday morning, April 4. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 13, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 2675 Views


Two more mountain lion sightings in Woodside

Two more mountain lions were spotted in Woodside, one at 2:45 a.m. today near Woodside and Whiskey Hill roads, and another...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 27, 2011 at 3:45 pm | 3 comments | 3745 Views


Caltrain shifts to new rail operator

Over the next five months, Caltrain operations will transition from Amtrak to TransitAmerica Services Inc., following the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 2, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 3 comments | 3412 Views


Woodsider races in Sahara

Call it ironic or somewhat insane, but a 20-year-old Woodside resident and college student is willing to race for days in...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 8, 2011 at 2:14 pm | 3 comments | 3188 Views


Teens admit to arson at Woodside Elementary School

Arson and vandalism at Woodside Elementary School over three days in early August have led deputies from the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by time to think, on Oct 9, 2011 at 2:10 pm | 3 comments | 2832 Views


Former Woodside woman admits to embezzling millions of dollars

Ann Ray, a bookkeeper and former resident of Woodside, pleaded guilty in federal court July 19 to six felony counts of income...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2011
Last comment by, on Oct 29, 2011 at 8:56 am | 3 comments | 3458 Views


Daniel Feeny, 15, of Woodside wins $25,000 science prize

Woodsider Daniel Feeny, 15, has won a national science award worth more than $25,000 for the science fair project he did...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by McMullin Family, on Oct 24, 2011 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 4764 Views


Woodside picks Kevin Bryant as next town manager

Kevin A. Bryant, currently the assistant town manager for the town of Woodside, beat out 94 other candidates and will take...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Nov 11, 2011 at 7:18 pm | 3 comments | 4628 Views


Portola Valley: Council backs bans on plastic bags at checkout, Styrofoam containers

The Portola Valley Town Council has agreed to adopt a San Mateo County ordinance that bans Styrofoam food containers, and...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Plastic-Toxic Trash, on Apr 27, 2012 at 11:24 pm | 3 comments | 2793 Views


Woodside High grads take flight

Woodside High School graduating senior Gabriela Alexandra Abarca hugs guidance counselor Elaine Dessus, while waiting in...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 12, 2012 at 7:00 am | 3 comments | 10327 Views


Residents want lower speed limits in Woodside Glens

Vehicles should slow down for the sake of pedestrians on the streets of the Woodside Glens neighborhood, residents say. The...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by jims, on Nov 12, 2012 at 7:36 am | 3 comments | 4676 Views


'Pay raise' actually a cut for county manager

A unanimous San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Dec. 11 introduced a measure to raise the annual salary of the county...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 21, 2012 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 2877 Views
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