Woodside Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Woodside, CA.

Results 1 - 20 of 236 for "u:almanacnews.com" in Woodside, CA

  1. Profile: Woodside, a work in progress, and Ron Romines likes itRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Almanac

    Ron Romines spent 10 years on the Woodside Town Council, much of it in support of maintaining the qualities that distinguish it as a community with "rural character." In introducing the chapter on land use, Woodside's general plan says rural character "should be retained or restored as much as possible."

    Comment?

  2. Filing period opens Monday for local electionsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Almanac

    The candidate filing period for Nov. 8 local elections to city councils, school board and special district boards opens July 18 and runs through Aug. 12. In Menlo Park, two of the five seats on the City Council will be open. Incumbents Ray Mueller and Catherine Carlton say they will seek re-election.

    Comment?

  3. Woodside: If pigs could talk, what would they say about 'pig scramble'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Almanac

    Three groups of children in three rounds took turns chasing a group of maybe 20 young pigs around a dusty arena. If animals could talk, not just with each other but across species, it might be interesting to hear their views on being chased.

    Comment?

  4. Decision on new sheriff up to county supervisorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Almanac

    Sheriff Greg Munks announced recently that he will be retiring due to health reasons on July 16, with more than two years left of what he said in November 2015 would be his final term as San Mateo County sheriff. Because he's retiring early, it becomes the job of the county Board of Supervisors to fill the vacancy, and one candidate - Undersheriff Carlos Bolanos - has been actively campaigning to succeed Mr. Munks since November.

    Comment?

  5. New findings on combating sudden oak deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Almanac

    Sudden oak death killed this oak in the Los Trancos Open Space Preserve in Palo Alto. In a breakthrough in the study of sudden oak death, scientists at the University of California at Berkeley now have reliable guidelines on inhibiting the spread of the disease.

    Comment?

  6. Stepping back in styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Almanac

    Filoli House and Gardens is celebrating its centennial with special programs and displays designed to whisk visitors back in time to the days of afternoon teas, formal balls and society dinners. In addition to an outdoor sculpture exhibition, a display of embroidery, and a lineup of jazz concerts, Filoli is exhibiting a collection of vintage clothing owned by the women who lived in one of the most renowned estates on the Peninsula.

    Comment?

  7. Photos from Woodside Junior RodeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Almanac

    Cowden Colt attempts to stay on his Bucking Bronco at the Woodside Junior Rodeo on July Fourth. Here are photos from the Woodside Junior Rodeo, held Monday, July Fourth, at the Mounted Patrol Grounds on Kings Mountain Road in Woodside.

    Comment?

  8. Woodside: $212,500 tree-cutting fine is paid in fullRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Almanac

    The $209,000 budget surplus for the town of Woodside has more than doubled with the cashing of a check for $212,500, delivered to Town Hall by hand on June 22. The Town Council on June 14 assessed the $212,500 fine against Rudolph Koppl, the former owner of an undeveloped property at 205 Mountain Wood Lane, for the felling of 22 significant trees on his property at without having first obtained a permit. Mr. Koppl no longer owns the property but admitted, through his attorney, that he was the owner when the trees were felled and that he violated the town's municipal code.

    Comment?

  9. Tonight: Atherton examines privacy issues with dronesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Almanac

    Atherton plans to build this new library, and renovate its historic council chambers, with library tax funds that it has built up over several years. The San Mateo County Library system wants to have Atherton start splitting some of those excess tax dollars with other county libraries.

    Comment?

  10. Pig scrambles: Residents, veterinarians debate issueRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Almanac

    A brief and extemporaneous debate on the values of the Old West took shape on Tuesday, June 28, at the Woodside Town Council meeting as members of the public disputed the character of a July fourth junior rodeo event in which screaming children chase and subdue small pigs, also screaming, in a dusty arena on the grounds of the Mounted Patrol of San Mateo County. The "pig scramble" had not been placed on the council's agenda, so the council members were not allowed to discuss it or take action, so the arguments from the public were over ideas.

    Comment?

  11. Woodside: Rodeo official says pig scramble a gentler affair this yearRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Almanac

    Children caught pigs in the annual pig scramble at the Woodside junior rodeo on Monday, July 4, but it was not the spectacle of years past, according to the man who manages the rodeo. Also new this year: people with signs out in front of the grounds of the Mounted Patrol of San Mateo County to protest an event in which children chase pigs around a dusty arena and drag them back to a judge for a ribbon.

    Comment?

  12. Police calls: Woodside woman encounters lion at bottom of stairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | 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.

    Comment?

  13. Man dies in crash on I-280 in WoodsideRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | Almanac

    A 71-year-old Cupertino man died in a solo-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 280 in Woodside, California Highway Patrol officials said. CHP officers received a call at 12:30 p.m. of a crash on northbound Interstate 280 south of Farm Hill Boulevard, where a man driving a gold 2015 Honda Accord veered off the road.

    Comment?

  14. Local ways to celebrate the FourthRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Almanac

    As is the tradition around here, there are many local ways to celebrate the Fourth, including parades, festivals, fireworks and the Woodside Junior Rodeo. Menlo Park will hold its annual community parade along Santa Cruz Avenue everyone is invited to join followed by a festival for the entire family in the Burgess Park.

    Comment?

  15. Woodside: New president named at Canada Community CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Almanac

    Jamillah Moore, currently the interim vice chancellor of educational services and planning for the San Mateo County Community College District, has been named the new president of Canada Community College in Woodside following what board President Dave Mandelkern called "a nationwide search" for candidates. "We believe President-elect Moore will continue Canada's strong tradition of providing leading-edge educational opportunities and support services that help ensure student success," Mr. Mandelkern said in a statement.

    Comment?

  16. Local Realtors take top spots in annual sales rankingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Almanac

    Two teams of local real-estate agents and 18 individual local sales people were among the top-selling 250 teams and 250 agents nationwide this past year, according to Real Trends, a private communications company that annually publishes "The Thousand" list. Palo Alto Realtor Ken DeLeon, who has topped the chart in past years, did not participate this year, according to his office.

    Comment?

  17. FAA, elected officials hear complaints of aircraft noiseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Almanac

    The Federal Aviation Administration got an earful in Redwood City on June 15, having completed a study of noise complaints from residents of San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties regarding aircraft headed to San Francisco International Airport. About 100 residents from these three counties showed up at a Sequoia High School auditorium, many articulating their grievances.

    Comment?

  18. Woodside: 'Pig scramble' faces local oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Almanac

    The pig scramble is a July Fourth tradition during the Woodside Junior Rodeo at the Mounted Patrol Grounds in Woodside. A tradition at the Woodside Junior Rodeo is under fire.

    Comment?

  19. Lacrosse championsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Almanac

    The Firehawks lacrosse team, made up of boys 12 and younger living in Woodside, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Portola Valley and nearby communities. It was a good season for the Firehawks, a lacrosse team for boys 12 and younger living in Woodside, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Portola Valley and nearby communities.

    Comment?

  20. Water rationing goals may drop dramaticallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Almanac

    While it won't happen immediately, the water conservation goals for local residents in Cal Water's Bear Gulch District may soon decline sharply. Cal Water has asked to lower the conservation goals for most of its districts, including Bear Gulch, to 10 percent less water use than in 2013.

    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.