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  1. Rodeo, festivals celebrate FourthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Almanac

    Junior boys wait for the next event to start at the Woodside Junior Rodeo on July Fourth, 2014. There should be no problem finding a way to celebrate the Fourth of July in local communities.

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  2. Jasmine spends month on the lamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Almanac

    When Jasmine was found, after a month on the lam, she was covered with forget-me-not burrs and had a few ticks, but was otherwise unharmed, and still wearing her collar. The day Jasmine disappeared, after a couple of large and nasty-sounding Doberman pinschers gave her a fright, the 6-year-old bichon frise weighed somewhere between 12 and 15 pounds, owners Bob and Pauline Bilafer say.

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  3. Woodside ranch restarts produce-delivery serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Almanac

    Everything at SMIP is grown without synthetic pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers, according to the farm's Facebook page. The growing season is here and farmers' markets are busy.

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  4. Former state senator Yee pleads guilty to racketeering chargeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Almanac

    Former state Sen. Leland Yee, who formerly represented Portola Valley and Woodside, pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco on July 1 to one count of participating in a racketeering conspiracy to solicit campaign contributions in exchange for political favors. The racketeering charge has a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison, but U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer said he will consider advisory sentencing guidelines when setting the sentence at a hearing scheduled for Oct. 21. Mr. Yee, a Democrat, formerly represented the western half of San Francisco and most of San Mateo County in the state Senate.

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  5. Rodeo, festivals celebrate FourthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Almanac

    Junior boys wait for the next event to start at the Woodside Junior Rodeo on July Fourth, 2014. There should be no problem finding a way to celebrate the Fourth of July in local communities.

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

    Monday Jun 29 | 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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  7. Troop 206 honors three Eagle ScoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Almanac

    Three scouts from Menlo Park Troop 206 - Patrick Tornes, George Archbold and Cole Shaffer - have all earned the rank of Eagle Scout and been recognized in a Court of Honor at Trinity Church in Menlo Park. Troop 206, first chartered by Trinity Episcopal Church in Menlo Park in 1958, has advanced 177 scouts to Eagle rank in the past 55 years.

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  8. Woodside council OKs budget with projected $1.9 million deficitRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Almanac

    The Town Council of Woodside voted 4-0 Tuesday night to adopt a budget for the coming 12 months and approve a budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year. The budget for the fiscal year starting July 1 includes spending of $12.2 million, anticipated revenues of $10.29 million and a projected $1.9 million deficit.

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  9. Woodside ranch restarts produce-delivery serviceRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Almanac

    The growing season is here and farmers' markets are busy. An annual local alternative - a weekly box of produce from the SMIP Ranch in Woodside - began Friday, June 19. This community-supported agriculture program from the private five-acre farm in the hills above Woodside provides "hyper-seasonal" organic produce, picked on the day it is delivered and available once a week to subscribers for $28 a box at The Village Pub at 2967 Woodside Road in Woodside.

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  10. Portola Valley: Independent analysis of aircraft noise is onRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Almanac

    Portola Valley has taken another step along a hard road. The Town Council is going ahead with plans to hire a consultant to analyze commercial aircraft noise and develop options to amplify complaints about the altitude and routes of the flights.

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  11. Obituary: Rudy Driscoll Jr., 47, WoodsideRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Almanac

    Rudy W. Driscoll Jr., 47, a Woodside resident who served until June 13 on the local school board, died on June 16. He was a former Menlo Park police officer, a businessman and a philanthropist. Mr. Driscoll had recently resigned from the board of the Woodside Elementary School District.

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  12. Woodside: Five-year plan would upgrade bridges, storm drainsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Almanac

    With a budget surplus projected for Woodside, a healthy general fund balance, and property tax revenues up 5 percent over the past 12 months and projected to rise by 3.5 percent over the next year, the town is embarking on a five-year program to repair and rehabilitate its infrastructure. A $12 million capital improvement program is described in the town's budget for the 12-month period that begins July 1. A draft of the budget included proposed spending of $12.2 million, anticipated revenues of $10.29 million and a projected $1.9 million deficit.

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  13. Obituary: Rudy W. Driscoll Jr., 47, WoodsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Almanac

    Rudy W. Driscoll Jr., 47, a Woodside resident who served until last week on the local school board, died on June 16. He was a former Menlo Park police officer, a businessman and a philanthropist. Mr. Driscoll had recently resigned from the board of the Woodside Elementary School District, effective June 13. He served as CEO of the Driscoll Office Group, Menu Max, and Driscoll Ranches, and was on the board of the Rock Island Company.

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  14. Woodside: Filoli holds sculpture exhibitRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Almanac

    The collection of metal, stone and wood sculptures is displayed throughout the historic estate in Woodside. Visitors may tour the works on their own or make advance reservations for a guided walk.

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  15. Recent home sales: Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley, WoodsideRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 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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  16. Woodside youth is All American swimmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Almanac

    This photo of Karl Arvidsson, a Woodside High junior and an All American swimmer in the 100-yard breaststroke, was taken in the school pool. His name is Karl Arvidsson, his hometown is Woodside and his list of athletic accomplishments, were one to be compiled, would now include All American swimmer.

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  17. Aircraft noise activists seek ear of FAA via FAA veteransRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Almanac

    In the search for compelling arguments to present to the Federal Aviation Administration on why fewer commercial flights bound to San Francisco International Airport should pass over Ladera, Portola Valley and Woodside, a small team of residents is asking the Portola Valley Town Council for money to engage a consulting firm skilled at talking with the FAA. Commercial air traffic over the area rose 220 percent from the year 2000 to 2014 while traffic into SFO rose by just 23 percent, Portola Valley resident Dr. Tina Nguyen told the Almanac. 4 comments

  18. Cal Water proposes 21% rate hikeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Almanac

    Local water users who must make significant cutbacks in their water use may have been expecting a drop in the water bill to match their conservation efforts. That drop will likely be smaller than expected because the California Water Service Company has applied to raise rates by 21 percent, beginning in July.

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  19. Cal Water proposes 21 percent rate increaseRead the original story

    Monday Jun 8 | Almanac

    Local water users who must make significant cutbacks in their water use may have been expecting a drop in the water bill to match their conservation efforts. That drop is likely to be smaller than expected because the California Water Service Company has applied to raise rates by 21 percent, beginning in July.

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  20. Basement limits for Woodside homes beginning to take shapeRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Almanac

    The Woodside Town Council was back at the drawing board on May 26, talking about basements at a second study session on whether to establish rules to regulate their size and location. A conventional basement is confined within the footprint of the building above it.

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