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Woodside artist and architect Jim Caldwell talks about John Singer Sargent and the scandal of Madame X

Artist and architect Jim Caldwell, who lives in Woodside, is giving a Pacific Art League (PAL) talk “John Singer Sargent and the scandal of Madame X” on Tuesday, June 30 at 5:00 pm via Zoom. The cost is $10, which supports PAL programs. Register online. John Singer Sargent is considered by many to be Art […]

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Kings Mountain Vineyards produces great tasting wines cultivated on Woodside estate

On a recent visit to Kings Mountain Vineyards in Woodside we saw the vines in their full leafy glory, stretching both to the sky and across rows to make contact with each other. The latter is intentional explained Kristi Bowers (picture right), the vineyard’s Director of Sales and Marketing. “We have one acre on quadrants. Each […]

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Jack Mosbacher brings two musical styles to Menlo Summerfest on Saturday

Jack Mosbacher, who was raised in Woodside and attended Menlo School and Stanford, is the first to admit he loves “a lot of different kinds of music.” “To me, music is what emotions sound like.” he said. “I make music because it makes me feel good to bring joy to people.” He’ll be at Menlo […]

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Getting your summer garden going is First Friday topic on March 1

“Start Sowing Your Summer Garden Now!” is topic of Master Gardeners Kathleen and Lisa Putnam’s talk at Woodside’s First Friday, March 1,  starting at 7:00 pm (but come a bit earlier to secure a seat!) and continuing to 8:00 pm at the Woodside Town Hall. These events are always complimentary and include refreshments as well […]

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In conversation with Karen Offen about women’s history and feminism

It was the introductory sentence to Karen Offen’s First Friday talk in Woodside that got our attention: “How did a country girl from Idaho become one of the world’s foremost authorities on feminist thought and activism?” We wanted to learn how, so visited with her at her Woodside home. The first step, she told us, […]

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Woodside based reporter Barbara Wood wins inaugural Golden Quill Award

Long-time Woodside resident Barbara Wood is one of the 25 recipients of the inaugural Golden Quill Award, presented by the California School Boards Association in recognition of fair, insightful and accurate reporting on public school news. “I was honored that the Menlo Park City School District nominated me for this award,” said Barbara, who worked full […]

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Trish Costello created Portfolia specifically for women investors

Trish Costello describes herself as Kansas farm girl who happened to be in the right place at the right time — and then as many entrepreneurs do — got lucky. “It was serendipitous to be backed,” she says about the first company she founded in the children’s health space some years ago on the East […]

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Stanford Professor Karen Offen is First Friday speaker on Oct. 5

In the maelstrom of news surrounding the #MeToo movement, gender diversity in technology, the drive to place more women in the C-suite and boardroom — and even in the discussion around Supreme Court nominations — the topic of women’s empowerment is front and center. And it has never been louder. At this important moment in time, […]

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Jim Caldwell’s exhibit of paintings at Art Ventures Gallery is called “The Shape of Water”

Architect and artist Jim Caldwell, who we first profiled in 2014, admits that fans of his landscape paintings think of “oaks on golden hills,” but he’s interested in expanding his subject matter such as he’s done in recent years with paintings of the San Joaquin Delta and New Zealand. The 20 or so paintings on […]

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Mosey the dog finds two happy homes in Woodside

Mosey, a six-month-old mix of Cocker Spaniel, English Retriever and Golden Retriever bounded up the long driveway of Jane Tight’s Woodside home as only a puppy can do. His aim: Greet his other owner, Nancy Serrurier. Jane and Nancy, friends since raising their respective families in Menlo Oaks, both yearned for a dog since relocating […]

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