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Hail to the (Fire) Chief!

It is my pleasure to belatedly welcome Woodside Fire Chief Rob Lindner to his new leadership role for the Woodside Fire Protection District. Chief Lindner has been a member of the Woodside community for many years,  starting in

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Staying Safe During Fire Season

As we enter the hottest months of the year, fire danger is high. I want to offer some useful online alert programs and other ways to access time-sensitive information in our area.  San Mateo County has an emergency

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The Village Doctor turns 15!

Did you know that 90 years ago this month the “greatest thing” was invented? Sliced bread, and its inventor, Otto Rohwetter, share a birthday on July 7. Only 90 years ago. Not that I would compare concierge medicine

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Welcome Kimberley!

I am delighted to finally announce the addition of a critical member of Team TVD, seen front and center in the photo with the sparkling eyes and dark hair. Kimberley Burgan accepted the position of Front Desk Concierge

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The Rockets Red Glare Without the Risk!

Happy (almost) 4th of July! Maybe it’s an homage to the “Rockets’ Red Glare”, but Americans love to light up things that go boom in honor of their nation’s birth. However, due to the risk of injuries, the

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Get Outside for Better Health!

Summer is officially here! Time to take a vacation, relax, and enjoy some fresh air. Fresh air is one of the foundations of good qi (pronounced “chee”), or energy, in traditional Chinese medicine. Qi is important for health

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The Scott Foundation

The Village Doctor is honored to work with real movers and shakers in Silicon Valley, wonderful and inspiring people really working to change the world. It has been my privilege to highlight some of these individuals here in

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Happy Summer, Finally!

Another academic year is almost over… how time flies. A big CONGRATULATIONS to our TVD family who have graduated high school or college these past few weeks or who will be graduating in the coming weeks (yes, here’s

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Protect Your Eyesight in the Digital Age

Thank you, Dr. Keith Skolnick for sharing your wisdom regarding eye health, and Dr. Jeanne Rosner (of SOUL Food Salon) for the introduction and interview, which you can read below. How often should we see an ophthalmologist? For

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