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Wanted: Community bloggers
The Almanac Online is seeking community bloggers. Readers who have a passion or expertise, or who are interested in sharing with other readers their thoughts about life in Menlo Park, Atherton, Portola Valley and Woodside, are welcome to apply.
Thu May 23, 2013
Woodside, 3 BR/2 BA
Excellent location with easy access to downtown Woodside, hiking and horse trails, Huddart San Mateo County Park and the 280 Freeway.
Woodside man guilty of wife's murder
Pooroushasb "Peter" Parineh, 67, faces life in state prison without the possibility of parole for the April 13, 2010, slaying of his 56-year-old wife, Parima, said San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe .
Wednesday: Woodside celebrates its history
Woodside's past, and a recognition of those who have made notable efforts to preserve it, will be celebrated between 4 and 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, at the Woodside Community Museum at Town Center.
Contra Costa Times
Peninsula real estate mogul guilty of killing wife for $30 million insurance payout
A Peninsula real estate mogul was found guilty Thursday of murdering his wife in their mansion to collect a $30 million insurance policy as creditors closed in on his crumbling empire.
Locals win ribbons at horse show
The 11th annual California Equine Foundation/United Professional Horseman's horse show took place May 9-12 at The Horse Park in Woodside with more than 170 entries competing.
Wed May 22, 2013
Too many students, too few seats
In the Sequoia Union High School District, the status quo could be in for some rough going as an enrollment growth of kindergarten-through-fourth-graders, particularly in Menlo Park, makes its way toward and through ninth grade.
Suicide or murder? Attorneys duel in closing arguments
Did Parima Parineh commit suicide in the bedroom of her Woodside home on April 13, 2010, or was she shot and killed by her husband, Pooroushasb "Peter" Parineh, who is charged with premeditated murder for financial gain? That was the key point of contention Friday in San Mateo County Superior Court in Redwood City as a prosecutor and a defense ... (more)
SF Classical Voice
Music News: May 21, 2013
Ragazzi Continuo, the Ragazzi Boys Chorus alumni, had their concert last week, and now it's the turn of the current Ragazzi to celebrate the organization's 25th anniversary .
Mon May 20, 2013
Wooside Decorator Show House runs through Friday
The Peninsula Volunteers organization is putting on its first Decorator Show House in 40 years and the first show house locally in almost 10 years.
Sun May 19, 2013
Monday: Screening of 'Tapestries of Hope'
As part of their senior project at Woodside Priory School, Clara Johnson and Stephanie Brugger are hosting the screening of the film, "Tapestries of Hope," a documentary on young rape survivors in Zimbabwe, directed by Michealene Cristini Risley of Woodside.
Fri May 17, 2013
Saturday: Imogene Woodruff service
A celebration of the life of Imogene Woodruff of Woodside will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Woodside Road United Methodist Church, corner of Woodside Road and Alameda de las Pulgas, in Redwood City.
Wed May 15, 2013
New owner applies to remodel $117 million Woodside mansion
The new owner of the mansion at 360 Mountain Home Road in Woodside has applied to the town to redesign parts of the main house and three accessory buildings on this 8.74-acre estate that sold in November for $117.5 million.
Mon May 13, 2013
Woodside Man Accused of Murdering Wife Takes Stand
A Woodside man who is on trial for allegedly murdering his wife to cash in on $30 million worth of insurance money admitted he faced financial ruin in the days before her death.
Sat May 11, 2013
This weekend: Horse show at The Horse Park
A United Professional Horsemen's Association Chapter 1 horse show is being held this weekend at The Horse Park, 3674 Sand Hill Road in Woodside.
Fri May 10, 2013
Huddart Park fire under control, chief says
Firefighters have the brush fire in a remote part of Huddart Park in Woodside under control, Fire Chief Dan Ghiorso of the Woodside Fire Protection District said.
NBC Bay Area
Swanky Woodside Mansion Helping Feed Seniors
Walking through the stately Woodside mansion, its rooms decorated by the hippest of designers, a view of the vast forested valley beyond its windows, the last notion anyone would think of is going hungry.
Small grass fire reported near Woodside
A downed power line inside San Mateo County's Huddart Park sparked a vegetation fire and caused a small power outage in the area Friday afternoon, according to PG&E. The fire, reported around 2 p.m. Friday, was sparked after a tree came down on a power line inside the park, PG&E spokesman Jason King said.
Saturday: Benefit for Riley's Place in Woodside
May and June are turning out to be big months for Riley's Place, a nonprofit that provides children in need with opportunities to interact with animals at its Woodside location, local hospitals, homeless shelters and events.
Thu May 09, 2013
Business: Locals help seniors 'downsize'
The combination of a shifting economy and aging population has created a new niche in the moving business where the focus is on helping senior citizens downsize.