Woodside and Portola Valley Bicyclist Citations

Nicolas A Bax filed this request with the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office of San Mateo County, CA.


From: Nicolas A Bax

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

All records created and/or collected from January 1, 2014 to present concerning citations issued to non-motorized bicyclists in Portola Valley, CA and Woodside, CA. This is to include but not be limited to:

1) the date and time a citation occurred;

2) the street, alley or “side street” where a citation occurred;

3) related reports or narratives;

4) information on resulting arrests;

5) and information on the persons cited, including demographic information.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Nicolas A Bax

From: San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office

Hello Mr. Bax,
I am one of the attorneys who assists the Sheriff's Office. We are in receipt of your PRA request from yesterday re: cyclist citations in Woodside and Portola Valley. Please see the attached spreadsheet.

Tara Heumann
Deputy County Counsel
San Mateo County
400 County Center, 6th Floor
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 363-1965

From: Nicolas A Bax


Thanks so much for your very speedy help with this request! I really appreciate it.

Nicolas Bax