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Guest opinion: State housing mandates are problematic for Woodside

Longtime Woodside resident Karen Offen writes that SB 9 has received plenty of attention over curtailing local control, but...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2022
Last comment by Woodside Lifer, on May 11, 2022 at 7:59 pm | 24 comments | 3009 Views

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Fear is obscuring the benefits to more housing in Woodside

On April 25, my spouse and I attended a special meeting of the Woodside Planning Commission about the Housing Element of...

Original post made on May. 8, 2022
Last comment by Woodside Lifer, on May 9, 2022 at 9:41 am | 4 comments | 559 Views

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Woodside council votes to become a five-member body, but a ballot initiative might block it

Woodside Town Council will gradually move from a seven- to five-member body, but a resident, feeling the council has ignored...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2022
Last comment by Woodsider Lifer, on Apr 14, 2022 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1572 Views

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Guest opinion: Woodside Town Council should stick with seven districts

Woodside resident Kevin Greenwood argues the town is misguided in its bid to switch from seven districts to five, and that...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2022
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Mar 29, 2022 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 2047 Views

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PG&E's flying tree-trimming work at Wunderlich Park in Woodside sparks safety concerns, citation from Cal Fire

Pacific Gas and Electric is accused of using a helicopter outfitted with a massive, multi-blade saw in Wunderlich County...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 3, 2022 at 6:37 pm | 4 comments | 3363 Views

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In aftermath of mountain lion exemption, Woodside residents question council and staff’s judgment

Residents are criticizing the town of Woodside for trying to block housing development by claiming the town is a mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2022
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 1, 2022 at 11:52 am | 53 comments | 7197 Views

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A grassroots movement to preserve nature turns 50

When you see the foothills, mountains and Baylands of the Peninsula, you may think about the hiking, biking or riding trails...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2022
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Feb 17, 2022 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 2746 Views

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Guest opinion: Woodside's mountain lions prefer duplexes

Former Town Council member Daniel Yost said Woodside should find creative ways to meet its state housing goals rather than...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2022
Last comment by Duffy Price, on Feb 14, 2022 at 12:59 pm | 5 comments | 2744 Views

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Woodside decides it's not a mountain lion habitat, allows developers to propose housing under SB 9

Facing legal action and national scrutiny, the Woodside Town Council backpedaled on claiming a townwide exemption from a...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2022
Last comment by Pat, on Feb 8, 2022 at 5:09 am | 5 comments | 3939 Views

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Woodside freezes SB 9 projects, citing an exemption for mountain lion habitats

The town of Woodside is blocking new housing from being built under a new state law, arguing the residential growth would...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2022
Last comment by gtspencer, on Feb 7, 2022 at 1:59 pm | 40 comments | 51000 Views

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Woodside boys play league soccer leaders tough

The Woodside High boys soccer team gave league leader Burlingame a good battle but fell short, 1-0, on a late goal in a Peninsula...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2022
Last comment by dummy, on Feb 6, 2022 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 892 Views

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Housing and development were top of mind in Woodside in 2021

Potential new housing and development in town center dominated the conversation in Woodside last year. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2022
Last comment by Sunny Storm, on Jan 16, 2022 at 2:00 pm | 4 comments | 2311 Views

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Unearthed open space easement provision puts hiccup in Woodside land use measure

Cañada Corners is designated as a conservation easement, which means the Town Council would need to overturn it for any...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2021
Last comment by egoldber, on Jan 10, 2022 at 12:12 pm | 6 comments | 3482 Views

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Recount complete, Woodside land use measure still passes

After two days of manually recounting ballots, Measure A has still passed, the county Elections Office said. The Woodside...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2021
Last comment by Native, on Dec 6, 2021 at 9:58 pm | 2 comments | 2632 Views

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Recount called for narrowly passed Woodside land use measure

It's not over yet. A Woodside resident has requested a manual recount of the ballots in the narrowly passed Measure A contest. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2021
Last comment by Matt, on Nov 30, 2021 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 2950 Views

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Neighbors fed up with overflow parking from popular Alpine Inn in Portola Valley

Cars parking along a shoulder of the hilly Portola Valley road leading to the Alpine Hills neighborhood, across from the...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2021
Last comment by MenloVoter., on Nov 11, 2021 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 5272 Views

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In a nail-biter, 'yes' on Woodside's Measure A leads by just three votes

As elections officials continue to count the vote, Woodside Measure A's lead has dwindled from 20 on election night down...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2021
Last comment by awatkins, on Nov 7, 2021 at 9:45 am | 4 comments | 4836 Views

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Woodside voters are closely divided on Measure A, with 'yes' leading by 18 votes on election night

Measure A, a Woodside initiative to change the zoning of two parcels in town to potentially create outdoor gathering spaces,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2021
Last comment by Woodsider Lifer, on Nov 4, 2021 at 9:06 am | 4 comments | 5236 Views

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Editorial: Yes on Woodside's Measure A

The Almanac's Oct. 22 editorial explains the editorial board's rationale for recommending Woodside residents vote yes on...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2021
Last comment by awatkins, on Oct 27, 2021 at 4:48 pm | 6 comments | 5341 Views

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Editorial: Yes on Woodside's Measure A

The Almanac's Oct. 22 editorial explains the editorial board's rationale for recommending Woodside residents vote yes on...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2021
Last comment by Stuart, on Oct 25, 2021 at 11:37 am | 10 comments | 1592 Views
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