Woodside Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Woodside, CA.

Results 1 - 20 of 191 for "u:almanacnews.com" in Woodside, CA

  1. More Woodside residents are moving undergroundRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Almanac

    Woodside residents seem to be moving underground at an increasing pace. In the past five years, the town has approved 40 basements.

    Comment?

  2. Woodside volunteer 'Nancy' Gonzalez dies at 84Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Almanac

    Mary Catherine "Nancy" Gonzalez, a Woodside resident instrumental in organizing town cleanup days, died March 27 in Burlingame after a short illness. She was 84. Growing up in Palo Alto, she attended Palo Alto High School and the Convent of the Sacred Heart.

    Comment?

  3. Woodside council nixes moratorium on 'super basements'Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Almanac

    The Woodside Town Council chose not to adopt a moratorium Tuesday on super-sized basements while the town updates basement regulations that date to the 1980s. The council met in a study session April 14, likely the first of several on this topic, to consider a town staff recommendation to adopt an urgency ordinance temporarily limiting approval of new basements to the conventional variety that stays within the footprint of the structure above.

    Comment?

  4. Obituary: Woodside volunteer 'Nancy' Gonzalez dies at 84Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Almanac

    Mary Catherine "Nancy" Gonzalez, a Woodside resident instrumental in organizing town cleanup days, died March 27 in Burlingame after a short illness. She was 84. Growing up in Palo Alto, she attended Palo Alto High School and the Convent of the Sacred Heart.

    Comment?

  5. Atherton: Why town might leave library systemRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Almanac

    Atherton's City Council is considering adopting a set of "talking points" that make it clear that unless a number of concessions are made, Atherton will consider leaving the county library system before the town will share the library tax funds it generates. The matter will be discussed at the council meeting on Wednesday, April 15, starting at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at 94 Ashfield Road.

    Comment?

  6. Why Atherton might leave county library systemRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Almanac

    Atherton's City Council is considering adopting a set of "talking points" that make it clear that unless a number of concessions are made, Atherton will consider leaving the county library system before the town will share the library tax funds it generates. The matter will be discussed at the council meeting on Wednesday, April 15, starting at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at 94 Ashfield Road.

    Comment?

  7. Recent home sales: Atherton, Menlo Park, WoodsideRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Almanac

    Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the County Recorder's Office. Information is recorded from deeds after the close of escrow and published within four to eight weeks.

    Comment?

  8. Woodside student leads effort to remake school libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Almanac

    Erin Miller in the renovated library at Summit Preparatory Charter High School in Redwood City on March 19, 2015. A new reading library was recently created at Summit Prep Charter High School in Redwood City by Woodside resident Erin Miller and many volunteers.

    Comment?

  9. Tax scams target Woodside, Atherton residentsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Almanac

    Residents in Atherton and Woodside have been targets of recent tax scams - one involving attempts by the scam artist to collect a resident's tax refund and the other where impostors claim they are from the IRS and demand payment of back taxes. In Woodside, a resident told sheriff's deputies that someone had tried to file a tax return using the resident's name and Social Security number, in an apparent attempt to pocket the refund.

    Comment?

  10. Editorial: Increase the pressure on water wastersRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Almanac

    Many individual area residents and our local water agencies have made tremendous efforts to save water in the face of the drought that's parching the state. But more effort will be required as we enter our fourth year of dry weather with no relief in sight anytime soon.

    Comment?

  11. Deputies suspect mountain lion killed goat at La Honda ranchRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | Almanac

    San Mateo County sheriff's deputies suspect a goat at a La Honda ranch was killed by a mountain lion Sunday morning, according to the county's Office of Emergency Services. Deputies responded to a report of an Alpine goat found dead at a ranch in the 7500 block of Alpine Road around 10:30 a.m. Personnel from the state Department of Fish and Wildlife were also notified and came to the ranch.

    Comment?

  12. Mass-market hydrogen-powered car at Earth FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Almanac

    The Mercedes Benz F-CELL car, powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, displayed decals hinting to visitors to the 2015 Woodside/Portola Valley Earth Fair that its only exhaust is water vapor. Of the several factory-manufactured cars parked with their hoods up at the 2015 Earth Fair in Woodside on Saturday, March 28, electric motors powered all of them.

    Comment?

  13. Recent home sales in Menlo Park, WoodsideRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | Almanac

    Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the County Recorder's Office. Information is recorded from deeds after the close of escrow and published within four to eight weeks.

    Comment?

  14. Tonight: 'Rough and Tumble' WoodsideRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | Almanac

    During the 1850s, gold rush San Francisco was growing at a frantic rate. Down the Peninsula, things moved far slower, except in the Woodside neighborhood, where the redwoods provided lumber jacks with jobs, and the scandalous political history of San Mateo County took root.

    Comment?

  15. Woodside survey shows: Most cyclists stop for stop signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Almanac

    Two students at Woodside Elementary School, Luke Weigle, right, and Peyton Warford stood at the intersection of Canada Road and Glenwood Avenue recently to analyze cyclists' behavior at stop signs. California law requires bicyclists to stop at stop signs, but many bicyclists regularly and blatantly ignore this rule of the road.

    Comment?

  16. Occupy Woodside: Town's streets taken over by ... rosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Almanac

    A Gold of Ophir Rose minges with a Fortunia Rose in an oak tree on Manuella Avenue in Woodside. The display reaches about 30 feet high.

    Comment?

  17. Survey: Most cyclists stop for stop signsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Almanac

    California law requires bicyclists to stop at stop signs, but many bicyclists regularly and blatantly ignore this rule of the road. Are the scofflaws in the majority? Or are they a minority whose behavior may make them more memorable to observers? According to a recent survey, at the corner of Glenwood Avenue and Canada Road in Woodside, a little more than a third of the cyclists blow through stop signs, but that's when no one appears to be observing them.

    Comment?

  18. Retreat center sues county over plan to reorganize as drug, alcohol rehab facilityRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Almanac

    The owners of the Stillpath Retreat Center at 16350 Skyline Blvd. in the unincorporated woods above Woodside are suing San Mateo County in federal court. At issue, according to a complaint filed March 25 with the U.S. District Court for Northern California, is a unanimous decision by the county Board of Supervisors in March 2014 to overturn the Planning Commission's decision to allow the retreat center to reorganize as a non-medical drug-and-alcohol rehabilitation center for people with addiction problems.

    Comment?

  19. Mass-market hydrogen-powered car at Earth FairRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Almanac

    Of the five factory-manufactured cars parked with their hoods up at the 2015 Earth Fair in Woodside on Saturday, March 28, electric motors powered all of them. "OK," a reader might say.

    Comment?

  20. How to register your kindergartnerRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Almanac

    In all four districts, children who will be 5 years old by Sept. 1 are eligible to attend kindergarten.

    Comment?

Woodside Job Listings
View or post Woodside job listings on Topix.
Woodside Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Woodside from Topix.
Woodside Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Woodside on Topix.