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

    1 hr ago | 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.

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

    1 hr ago | 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.

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

    1 hr ago | 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.

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  4. How to register your kindergartnerRead the original story

    Yesterday | Almanac

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

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  5. Hydrogen fuel station planned for SkylondaRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Almanac

    Electric cars and their charging stations have had the alternative-fuel spotlight mostly to themselves in Silicon Valley in recent years. By the end of October, however, they will have challengers, in Skylonda and along the Peninsula.

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  6. Saturday: Carbon theme of Portola Valley, Woodside Earth FairRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Almanac

    With a theme of "Carbon: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" for the 2015 Portola Valley and Woodside Earth Fair on Saturday, it should be no surprise that cars that run on fuels not derived from fossilized carbon will be on display. The fair is set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, at 521 Kings Mountain Road in Woodside on the grounds of the Mounted Patrol of San Mateo County.

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  7. Police calls: Woodside residents call deputies after unknown man runs into woodsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Almanac

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

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  8. 'Let Play Ball' exhibit opens at history museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Almanac

    The San Mateo County History Museum in Redwood City opened a new exhibit, "Let's Play Ball," on Saturday, March 21. Highlights of the exhibit include bats belonging to local legends Willie Mays of Atherton, Willie McCovey of Woodside, and Ty Cobb, who resided in Atherton from the early 1930s until his death in 1961. The exhibit has jerseys, equipment, historic photographs and signed fan memorabilia relating to local baseball teams and players, according to Mitch Postel, president of the San Mateo County Historical Association.

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  9. Deputy warns Woodside drivers to be more careful near schoolRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Almanac

    An email sent March 19 to parents at Woodside Elementary School by San Mateo County Sheriff's Deputy Ron DeRespini warns that drivers are breaking traffic laws near the school and putting children and adults at risk. Driving while pedestrians are in the crosswalk.

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  10. Recent home sales - Menlo Park, WoodsideRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | 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.

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  11. Woodside won't join suit against FCC for nowRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Almanac

    Woodside's Town Council has decided, at least for now, to not join a national lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission. The suit challenges new FCC regulations that govern requests to install telecommunication facilities, such as cellphone towers and antennas.

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  12. Woodside won't join FCC suit for nowRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Almanac

    Woodside's Town Council has decided, at least for now, to not join a national lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission. The suit challenges new FCC regulations that govern requests to install telecommunication facilities, such as cellphone towers and antennas.

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  13. Portola Valley seeks nominees for first 'Environmental Champ' awardRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Almanac

    Deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. Friday, March 20, at Town Hall at 765 Portola Road. Nominations may be emailed to towncenter@portolavalley.net.

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  14. Must electricity come from PG&E?Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Almanac

    Town councils in Portola Valley, Atherton, Woodside and Menlo Park have taken the first steps in working with San Mateo County in a plan to find an alternative to Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. for supplying electricity to homes and other users. The councils have authorized the release of community electricity usage data to the county.

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  15. Woodside High stages 'How to Succeed' March 13-21Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Almanac

    Woodside High School students, from left, Leonardo Franco, Cameron McLeod and Benjamin Finander rehearse an energetic scene in the school's production of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." Woodside High School is presenting the musical satire "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," with five performances between March 13 and 21. Woodside High's Performing Arts Center will be the setting for the lampoon of corporate culture, in which a window washer rises through the ranks to the executive suite.

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  16. Woodside: Grandmother arrested after car strikes signs, rolls with grandchilden insideRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Almanac

    A 64-year-old woman has been arrested on felony drunken driving and child endangerment charges after the vehicle she was driving struck street signs and rolled over in Woodside with three grandchildren inside, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office reported. The four occupants of the vehicle, including the driver's three grandchildren, ages 5 to 11, were taken by medics to Stanford Hospital for "possible injuries," according to sheriff's deputy Rebecca Rosenblatt, who added that she did not have anything further on their status.

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  17. Tonight: Woodside Town Council considers suing FCCRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Almanac

    Woodside's Town Council will consider joining a lawsuit over cellphone tower rules when it meets on Tuesday night, March 9. Also on the agenda: an animal control contract, the town's housing element and interviews with candidates for the town's Architectural and Site Review Board. Woodside's council will consider whether to spend $15,000 to join in a national lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission over the latest regulations the FCC has adopted with regard to granting requests to install telecommunication facilities, such as cellphone towers.

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  18. Woodside, developer find compromises on mansionRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Almanac

    The remodeling of the 7,423-square-foot main house and accessory structures at 360 Mountain Home Road in Woodside is evolving, though with fewer surprises than was the case 10 months ago. Planning Director Jackie Young and the Architectural and Site Review Board agreed to a set of revisions to site plans on March 2, Ms.

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  19. Sunday service for Thomas Sege of Woodside, former CEO of Varian AssociatesRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 7 | Almanac

    A memorial service for Woodside resident and technology executive Thomas D. Sege is set for 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 8, at Crippen & Flynn Woodside Chapel at 400 Woodside Road in Redwood City. In the company of his family and caretaker, Mr. Sege died at home on Tuesday, March 3 due to complications from Alzheimer's disease.

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  20. Kidnapper of Woodside High student may be paroledRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Almanac

    After serving a little more than 25 years of a life sentence in state prison, parole may be ahead for Octavio Godinez Valdiosera Sr. He was convicted in 1990 of the kidnapping for ransom of a 16-year-old student at Woodside High School. At his 12th hearing before the Board of Parole, a two-person panel found him suitable for release, saying that he is "not an unreasonable risk of danger to the public," according to a report by San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.

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