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Letter: More bike safety, biker courtesy needed

I am a freshman at Woodside High School and a resident of Woodside. I wanted to express a serious concern on some of the...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Deegan Adams, on Oct 6, 2012 at 10:17 am | 3 comments | 2514 Views


Corrections in Portola Valley story

In the Sept. 19 issue, the Almanac reported on plans by the town of Portola Valley to purchase a property at 900 Portola...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by pvresident, on Oct 1, 2012 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 1714 Views


Portola Valley School District revises budget after county Office of Education rejects it

The Portola Valley Schools Foundation pledges $1.3 million to the school district, allowing it to move into the black. The...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:54 am | 2 comments | 2829 Views


Tonight: Talk on next quake in Bay Area

Tom Brocher, director of the U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Science Center, will give a talk Wednesday, Oct. 3, in Portola...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Oct 3, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 2891 Views


Saturday: Film, program on bullying

Filmmaker Sunnie McFadden-Burtis, who produced the Canadian documentary, "Bullying: A Culture of Silence," will show the...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2012
Last comment by Disappointed, on Oct 20, 2012 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 1828 Views


Design panel to step into fray over affordable housing in Portola Valley

Stepping into the affordable housing controversy in Portola Valley, the town's Architectural & Site Control Commission will...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by town planner sydney, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:53 pm | 5 comments | 1732 Views


Hanretty sentenced to two years in state prison; expresses 'extreme remorse' for wrongdoing

Tim Hanretty, former Portola Valley School District superintendent and Woodside Elementary School District finance officer,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 23, 2012 at 11:11 am | 11 comments | 12066 Views


Portola Valley: volunteers sought for commission seats

The Portola Valley Town Council is seeking volunteers with a serious and sustained interest in the town's residential character...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sunshine, on Oct 24, 2012 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 1515 Views


Hanretty aftermath: School districts take steps to prevent future financial misdeeds

While both the Woodside and Portola Valley school districts have put measures in place to try to make it more difficult for...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Trust, on Nov 3, 2012 at 7:33 pm | 8 comments | 19578 Views


Remembering Father Egon Javor

Father Egon Javor, one of seven Benedictine monks from Hungary who founded the Woodside Priory monastic community and then...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by TV, on Nov 12, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 2965 Views


Learning how to learn

The tiny school, tucked into a ramshackle former insurance office at the back of the Portola Valley Village Square shopping...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Larry Tesler, on Nov 18, 2012 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 1781 Views


Portola Valley finds buyer for Blue Oaks lots

The town of Portola Valley announced Saturday an agreement on the sale, for $2.88 million, of two properties the town owns...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Redfield Flash, on Nov 19, 2012 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 1735 Views


Portola Valley flooded with volunteers

The cup runneth over for the town of Portola Valley. Seventeen residents, including six incumbents, have applied for seven...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by time to move on, on Nov 27, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1672 Views


Portola Valley names new commissioners

The Town Council of Portola Valley last night (Nov. 28) named two new members and reappointed five incumbent members to the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Danna Breen, on Nov 29, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 2800 Views


Portola Valley hearings tied to affordable housing

==B Tonight:== Portola Valley will hold two hearings Wednesday, Dec. 12, that are tied to the town's affordable housing plans....

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by more to it, on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:44 pm | 2 comments | 1513 Views


Portola Valley: Council to allow contract to expire on nursery purchase

Portola Valley residents applauded a late-night decision on Wednesday, Dec. 12, by the Town Council to not extend a contract...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by PV resident, on Dec 17, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 7 comments | 3272 Views


A pause in Portola Valley's affordable housing plans

Public comment on the proposal to buy a former plant nursery for use as an affordable housing site reflected pro and con...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by PV Rez, on Dec 19, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 3 comments | 2044 Views


How did horses get on I-280?

Why and how four horses from Webb Ranch got onto Interstate 280 on Saturday, Dec. 29, is unclear. Three of the horses were...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by PV Resident, on Jan 4, 2013 at 4:17 pm | 11 comments | 3074 Views


School parcel tax vote likely in Portola Valley

Voters are likely to be asked this spring to renew and boost the Portola Valley School District's parcel tax, which last...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Over-Reach, on Jan 21, 2013 at 10:04 am | 4 comments | 1948 Views


Stanford officials look to solve Searsville dilemma

Stanford University officials are facing a mountain of decisions regarding what to do with Searsville Reservoir, which is...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Matt S., on Jan 20, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 6867 Views
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