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Combating fire

Firefighters from Menlo Park, Fremont and South San Francisco joined in fire-combat training drills at the Baylands Structural...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Marianne, on Apr 4, 2012 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 1723 Views

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Truck that struck wires caused power outage

A truck that hit low-hanging wires appears to have been the cause of a power outage that affected more than 1,700 customers...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by los trancos resident, on Apr 11, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1755 Views

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Portola Valley: Fundraising campaign begins for Ford Field

Community fundraising has begun for a $540,000 project to rehabilitate Ford Field, the Little League baseball diamond at...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Some perspective, on Apr 15, 2012 at 12:03 am | 2 comments | 1688 Views

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Scholar with a cause

Sarah Mummah is beyond doubt a determined woman. She recalls that as a Stanford student, when a professor was discussing...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Billy Lee, on Apr 19, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 2035 Views

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Celebrating 50 years of friendship

They met at age 4. Fifty years later, Peter Katz and Bob Holland are celebrating five decades of friendship with 150 of their...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by YOUNG VOICE, on Apr 20, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 2168 Views

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Portola Valley: Raising money for Ford Field

==B Wednesday:== The Portola Valley Town Council will review this week a progress report on fundraising for a proposed $540,000...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by HeadScratcher, on Apr 24, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1751 Views

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Angie Howard says so long

Her name doesn't appear on the outsides of any of the three graceful one-story wood-paneled buildings that rise in Portola...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1817 Views

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Portola Valley schools: Possible misappropriation of funds uncovered

The Portola Valley School District is seeking a loan from the county education office to cover a projected, unexpected deficit...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Interested onlooker, on May 4, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 13 comments | 8616 Views

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Portola Valley schools: Budget crisis to lead to better oversight policies

==B This is an expanded version of an article published earlier.== Already struggling to address a projected deficit of...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by s&s's parent, on May 26, 2012 at 10:00 am | 11 comments | 2305 Views

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Portola Valley: Ford Field fundraising drive looks promising

The goal seems within reach of finding $588,000 to begin a project to renovate Ford (baseball) Field at 3399 Alpine Road...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Tim Goode, on May 16, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 5 comments | 2097 Views

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Lawsuit settled in cyclist's death on Alpine Road

A settlement is at hand in a wrongful death lawsuit over the November 2010 death of Los Altos Hills 47-year-old bicyclist...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 2, 2012 at 10:06 am | 10 comments | 2237 Views

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Italian eatery to replace Mike's Cafe in Ladera

Owner Mike Wallau is transforming Mike's Cafe in Ladera into an Italian eatery, but don't call it a ristorante or trattoria....

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 13, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 20 comments | 4605 Views

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Portola Valley schools: $2 million in budget cuts

In the face of an unexpected fiscal crisis that came to light in April, Portola Valley school district officials are proposing...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Jun 15, 2012 at 9:26 am | 7 comments | 2565 Views

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Portola Valley teachers oppose furlough plan

==B School board meets Wednesday, June 20.== As the Portola Valley School District struggles to slash more spending for the...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Chutzpah and Hubris, on Jun 20, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 4 comments | 1628 Views

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Portola Valley plans affordable housing project

The town of Portola Valley is negotiating to buy the 1.68-acre site of the former Al's Nursery at 900 Portola Road and build...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 27, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 5 comments | 2013 Views

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Portola Valley meets on affordable housing site

The Portola Valley Town Council plans to meet in closed session at 5 p.m. Monday, July 2, to discuss the terms for acquiring...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Lane-Jacobson, on Jul 5, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 3 comments | 1509 Views

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Portola Valley housing plan faces opposition

In an opening salvo, critics unloaded on the Portola Valley Town Council on June 27 over the town's plans to buy a property...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by PVfan, on Jul 10, 2012 at 10:12 am | 22 comments | 2424 Views

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Supes give red light to Ladera traffic lights

The county has put the brakes on a controversial proposal to spend $500,000 to install traffic lights on Alpine Road at...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jul 17, 2012 at 2:26 am | 21 comments | 2722 Views

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Donated stock takes a dive

The town of Portola Valley has begun selling 100,000 shares of stock that were donated to the town to reserve naming rights...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 12, 2012 at 6:48 am | 9 comments | 1750 Views

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Portola Valley examines 'affordable housing'

A team of Portola Valley officials spent two hours Wednesday night (July 11) fielding questions and comments from an audience...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Wants furter info, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:40 am | 9 comments | 2073 Views
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