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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Deer carcass discovered near school; mountain lion suspected

The carcass of a deer that may have been killed by a mountain lion was found near a Portola Valley school Wednesday morning...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on Mar 12, 2011 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 2759 Views

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Can huge quake and tsunami happen here?

"Everyone's nervous," said Sheldon Breiner (photo), a geophysicist at Stanford University and a resident of Portola Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Quaking in me green Irish boots..., on Mar 17, 2011 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 2656 Views

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Mountain lion sighted in Woodside

A mountain lion was seen in the vicinity of Farm Road and Woodview Lane in Woodside at approximately 3:30 a.m. Monday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by pver, on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:08 pm | 2 comments | 2474 Views

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Secrecy surrounds the now-closed Al's Nursery

Al's Nursery, an institution for 51 years in Portola Valley, closed on March 16. The doors of the nursery building at 900...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Mar 26, 2011 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 2689 Views

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Obituary: Laurel Crittenden

Laurel E. Crittenden, who died March 18, grew up in Portola Valley, taught in Portola Valley schools as a substitute teacher,...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by JoAnn Loulan, on Mar 31, 2011 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 2685 Views

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Fogarty celebrates 30 years of winemaking

When Dr. Thomas Fogarty was looking for land to grow grapes more than three decades ago, there was little property to choose...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Haricot Vert, on Apr 7, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 2 comments | 2755 Views

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Town Council ran afoul of open-meeting law, CNPA attorney says

<B>Editor"s note:</B> In an earlier version of this story, the Almanac incorrectly reported that former councilman Richard...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 13, 2011 at 8:46 am | 7 comments | 3514 Views

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Wednesday: Portola Valley looks at benefit package

The Portola Valley Town Council will discuss a recommendation from the Finance Committee that employees in Town Hall start...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by cms, on Apr 12, 2011 at 5:12 pm | 8 comments | 2931 Views

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Second mountain lion spotted in Woodside

A mountain lion was spotted early this morning in Woodside, the second such sighting to occur in the town in as many...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by cougar, on Apr 19, 2011 at 2:15 pm | 4 comments | 2309 Views

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Portola Valley: Road work to last through June

The stretch of Alpine Road that enters Portola Valley from Ladera is on deck for resurfacing, part of the annual road repair...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Dharma, on Apr 22, 2011 at 9:34 pm | 1 comment | 2632 Views

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Real estate: Are private council talks OK?

The Portola Valley town attorney claims a Town Council can discuss background questions about potential real estate transactions...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by pv resident, on May 9, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 2323 Views

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Ladera: Women's clinic to close doors this fall

For decades, Ladera has been home to a women's medical clinic on Alpine Road just east of the Ladera Community Church. But...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Barbara A Peters, M.D., on May 18, 2011 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 2981 Views

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Thursday: Flight night in Portola Valley

Fans of powered flight may want to attend a celebration of model airplanes as they gracefully and quietly navigate the indoor...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
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Viral infection closes The Sequoias' dining room

The dining room is closed and residents are taking meals in their apartments at The Sequoias retirement community in Portola...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Earle Jones, on May 18, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 2534 Views

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Shorenstein estate may be split into 3 parcels

The Portola Valley Planning Commission will consider a proposal to set in motion the preparation and approval of a map subdividing...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Craig K. Breon, on May 18, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 1 comment | 2310 Views

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Portola Valley may form panel to address bike safety issues

Portola Valley may emulate Woodside and establish a regular forum for bicycle-related issues. A formal discussion of the...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Mike Harding, on May 19, 2011 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 2363 Views

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Portola Valley cancels Saturday's town picnic

Due to forecasts of stormy weather on Saturday the town of Portola Valley has decided to cancel its town picnic scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Town Picnic Canceled, on Jun 2, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 2308 Views

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Ladera bank robbery suspect arrested; photo released

A suspect in the April 4 robbery of the Chase Bank in Ladera was arrested Wednesday in Santa Barbara. In custody on robbery...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Anony, on Jun 8, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 2772 Views

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Portola Valley town manager to retire

Angie Howard, the town manager of Portola Valley, said she hopes that before April 2012, the town will find a location suitable...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on Jun 22, 2011 at 7:03 am | 2 comments | 1938 Views

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Portola Valley town manager to retire

Angie Howard, the town manager of Portola Valley, said she hopes that before April 2012, the town will find a location suitable...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Archer, on Jun 21, 2011 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 1837 Views
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