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  1. Woodside, Portola Valley elect new mayorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Almanac

    Woodside and Portola Valley have new mayors -- Tom Shanahan and Jeff Aalfs. Both councilmen were elected on unanimous votes of their town councils, on Dec. 9 and 10, and both are holding the office for the first time.

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  2. Woodside: No crosswalk anytime soon for Mountain Home RoadRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Almanac

    Children walking to Woodside Elementary School from the south side of town - from neighborhoods along Mountain Home and Whiskey Hill roads - have not had the benefit of a crosswalk when crossing Mountain Home Road. Crosswalks are a significant component of the town's efforts to improve safety for children walking to school, and the Town Council has been considering a crosswalk at Cedar Lane and Mountain Home, but it's off for now.

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  3. Storm brings road closures, power outagesRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Almanac

    It may not have been the Stormageddon that it was advertised to be, but the wind-driven storm that blew into the Bay Area Thursday morning, Dec. 11, caused flooding, closed roads, closed schools and power outages locally. Local towns recorded rainfall totals of 3 to 6 inches over 48 hours.

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  4. Woodside: No crosswalk on Mountain Home Road for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Almanac

    Crossing Mountain Home Road on foot or on horseback will remain a tricky business. The Woodside Town Council rejected a proposed crosswalk at Cedar Lane after hearing complaints from nearby residents and equestrians.

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  5. Stray goat found in WoodsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Almanac

    See photo of a goat currently in our care, found stray in Woodside on Nov. 14. This was called into us by a resident on the 1200 block of Skyline. This resident just moved into the home and said the goat kept wandering onto their property and spending the night in their yard.

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  6. Multi-family zoning in Woodside?Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Almanac

    The Woodside Planning Commission on Dec. 3 dealt with a topic with potential to be controversial -- multi-family zoning in a town zoned for single-family homes. But voices did not rise.

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  7. Storm update: Roods closed in Atherton, WoodsideRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Almanac

    The intersection of Middlefield Road and Oak Grove Avenue is closed due to flooding, Atherton officials announced at 9:08 a.m. A large tree is down and Mountain Home Road at Winding Way is closed in both directions, the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services reported at 8:44 a.m. today. There is no estimate on when it will reopen.

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  8. Woodside: 'Art cave' project moves to design reviewRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Almanac

    Woodside resident Alex Balkanski is proposing to bring thoroughly modern methods to drilling out a tunnel for an "art cave" under his properties on Whiskey Hill Road. The Planning Commission on Dec. 3, in a single vote that covered several items on the consent calendar, gave the go-ahead to Mr. Balkanski to prepare for a formal design review of his project for 230 and 240 Whiskey Hill Road.

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  9. Fallen trees close roads, damage homesRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Almanac

    Stormy weather in the past week led to fallen trees that closed roads, knocked out power, and damaged homes and cars. Woodside Road, between Canada Road and Albion Avenue in Woodside, was closed for at least six hours Tuesday, Dec. 2, after a massive limb from an oak tree fell just west of the Woodside Road fire station.

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  10. Police calls: Woodside grandmother taken for $3,000 in phone scamRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Almanac

    This information is based on reports from the Menlo Park and Atherton police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under the law, people charged with offenses are considered innocent unless convicted.

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  11. Couple pleads no contest to theft of wallet at funeralRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Almanac

    An East Palo Alto couple pleaded no contest Friday to identity theft charges tied to stealing a wallet while working as caterers at a Belmont funeral reception, prosecutors said. Robert Spiva, 31, pleaded no contest to two counts of identity theft on the condition that he is sentenced to no more than two years in prison, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.

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  12. Woodside: Formal design review can proceed for beekeeping and 'art cave' projectRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Almanac

    Preparations for a formal design review for a proposal on Whiskey Hill Road in Woodside that includes a beekeeping operation and an underground art gallery can proceed now that the Planning Commission has upheld an appeal by property owner Alex Balkanski. The commission upheld the appeal on a unanimous vote Wednesday night .

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  13. Town facilities, libraries closed Thursday and FridayRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Almanac

    Local town facilities, including town halls and libraries, will be closed both Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27-28, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Menlo Park libraries go back to their normal schedule on Saturday, Nov. 29: the main library will be open Saturday and Sunday; the Belle Haven library will be open Saturday, but closed, as usual, on Sunday.

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  14. Vida Verde expands horizons for underserved kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Almanac

    Two former teachers are working hard to offer free outdoor education to thousands of underserved students in the Bay Area. Thanks to one couple's efforts and the support of local donors, the nonprofit Vida Verde, based in San Gregorio, has served about 5,500 "at risk" children over the years.

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  15. Woodside plans to replace, rehabilitate old bridgesRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Almanac

    With the completion of a $190,000 engineering study, the future is now less uncertain for four elderly but vital two-lane, single-span bridges in Woodside on Mountain Home, Kings Mountain, Portola and Old La Honda roads. The two arched bridges - across Mountain Home and Kings Mountain roads - have been judged historic and should be rehabilitated, and the other two replaced at an overall cost of around $3.8 million, according to a staff report to the Town Council.

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  16. Micro-quake hit Woodside on Sunday eveningRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Almanac

    A magnitude 2.2 earthquake -- a micro earthquake -- struck Woodside at about 10:19 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, according to the Southern California Earthquake Data Center. The epicenter was 1 mile east-southeast of Woodside and 2 miles deep, the report says.

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  17. Matthew Zito named chief facilities officer for high school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Almanac

    Matthew Zito, principal at Menlo-Atherton High School since 2007, was named chief facilities officer, effective Jan. 1, 2015. He will transition out of M-A by serving half-time as principal between January and July.

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  18. Third-grade Woodside girls raise money for Ebola fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Almanac

    San Carlos resident and teacher Rachele Tansey donates to third graders from Woodside Elementary School, Anica S., Olivia N. and Sophia S., who are raising money along with the rest of the girls in their class for Doctors Without Borders' fight against Ebola. Photo by Terry Sculley.

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  19. Tonight: Woodside council considers how to extend lives of four bridgesRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Almanac

    The town of Woodside has invested about $180,000 in studies to analyze the stability of four key bridges in town. Tonight , the Town Council is set to consider the analysis and steps to extend the lives of the bridges and restore them to their full carrying capacity.

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  20. Community college district can raise $388M more for facilitiesRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Almanac

    The San Mateo County Community College District will get to borrow up to $388 million in the bond market to finance new and updated facilities and equipment on its three campuses, including Canada College in Woodside, as a result of the Nov. 4 election. Measure H, the community college bond measure, passed handily with 65 percent of voters approving it.

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