Pathways to Safety

November 23, 2015

We applaud all steps taken to make safe walkways to school for our kids. Our Town regularly takes steps to provide for wonderful horse trails. It needs to show the same concern for pedestrians to encourage walking in our Town and help reduce pollution. Most importantly, we need to look out for the safety of our young ones. There is a lot of vehicle and bike traffic and with no sidewalks it can be truly a hazard getting around by hoof. More must be done to create a safe network of trails/paths to school, the library, and the market, and …

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Hooves-Ray! Election Results

November 18, 2015

This November’s election was a pilot test of an entirely vote by mail system designed to make voting easier and to encourage greater participation. The county estimated voter turnout was 29.5 percent, up 4.1 percent from the last comparable election in 2013. It reportedly went smoothly. We are pleased to see an increase but what does it say about local involvement when only approximately 30% of County voters participate.

The total number of COWs counted in the 2010 census was 5,287 at the 2010 census. As of December 31, 2013, Woodside had 3,869 registered voters. It looks like approximately …

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Food for Fines

November 16, 2015

San Mateo County Library System which includes Woodside Library, has a terrific annual program. If you have an overdue book or DVD from the library, you can clear your fines and help others by donating food to those in need during the San Mateo County Library’s “Food For Fines” program. This year’s program begins on Monday, November 16 and runs through December 31. While the Woodside library is under construction, COWs can use any of San Mateo County Library’s twelve branches.

Due to the success of SMCL’s “Food For Fines” program, Libraries in Burlingame, Daly City, Redwood City, San Mateo, …

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