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Post your memories of Portola Valley town pioneer Robert "Bob" Anderson

For the last 50 years, Robert Anderson gave much of his life to founding and building the town of Portola Valley. To view...

Original post made by Bob Booster on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by Churchgoer, on Jan 27, 2007 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 4439 Views


Combat ritual between two male rattlesnakes in Portola Valley

Click here to view a video of a combat ritual between two male Northern Pacific...

Original post made by In Your Back Yard on Jan. 30, 2007
Last comment by Uncle Heavy, on Jul 29, 2007 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 4969 Views


Driver not at fault in bicycle fatality, CHP says

The Sand Hill Road traffic accident that killed bicyclist and Portola Valley resident Rodney Smith apparently happened as...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2007
Last comment by David Boyce, on Jul 3, 2007 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 4114 Views


Roberts market in Portola Valley: Commission postpones action

The Portola Valley Planning Commission on Wednesday night postponed action until Dec. 13 on a conditional use permit for...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by TGodfrey, on Dec 13, 2007 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 3890 Views


Woodside Priory boys keep hoop streak alive

Since the end of the 2006 season, the Woodside Priory boys' basketball team has won 34 straight Private Schools Athletic...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by A Fan, on Feb 14, 2008 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 3818 Views


Estate has 'limited market appeal,' says panel

When it came down to it, the excesses and "limited market appeal" of billionaire Larry Ellison's 23-acre Woodside estate...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by , on Mar 27, 2008 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 3835 Views


Portola Valley plans dinner, grand opening for $20 million Town Center complex

A select group of Portola Valley donors and their family members, 75 residents in all, are receiving invitations to a dinner...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Chris, on Sep 3, 2008 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 3182 Views


Mountain lions: Deputies patrol trails

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Department has begun deploying deputies on off-road motorcycles on trails in the hills in...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2008
Last comment by Ron, on Sep 30, 2008 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 3591 Views


Noise from the neighbors: Let's talk, says town

Noise from the neighbors and what to do about it will be the focus of one or more community workshops, perhaps a series of...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2008
Last comment by Maggie, on Oct 19, 2008 at 10:06 pm | 2 comments | 3932 Views


Guest opinion: End Portola Valley's utility taxes

On Nov. 3, 2009, Portola Valley voters may face yet another election to authorize four more years of utility taxes. About...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Steve Toben, on Mar 26, 2009 at 8:54 am | 2 comments | 2872 Views


Woodside High grad pleads 'no contest' in fatal accident

A prison term may be looming for Keith Benford Knudsen, a Portola Valley native who was behind the wheel of a BMW in a fatal...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Mother, on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 2 comments | 3532 Views


Portola Valley hikes fees for sports teams

Soccer and baseball players can expect to pay substantially more in 2010 for the use of the two baseball and two soccer fields...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by responsible one, on Dec 17, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 2 comments | 3087 Views


Storm fills creek at Portola Valley Town Center

Storm runoff in Sausal Creek at Portola Valley Town Center may have set a new high-water mark this morning around 10:40 a.m....

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Jan 21, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 3251 Views


Portola Valley's only gas station has new owner

Dieter Mees, a Porsche-trained mechanic and the former owner of Palo Alto German car repair specialist D & M Motors, is the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Casper, on Feb 3, 2010 at 8:50 pm | 2 comments | 4205 Views


Portola Valley Archives

The mansion Herbert Law built in the 1920s for his 5-year-old daughter Patricia in the hills of Portola Valley burned in...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Laura, on Apr 23, 2016 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 3906 Views


Woman found under bridge was daughter of former Portola Valley mayor; service Feb. 20

A memorial service for Megan Mitchell, 34, the daughter of former Portola Valley mayor Kent Mitchell and Jo Ann Mitchell,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Frances, on Dec 23, 2014 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 3867 Views


Megan Mitchell lived for years with bipolar disease

Megan Mitchell, the daughter of Kent and Jo Ann Mitchell of Portola Valley and a graduate of Ormondale, Corte Madera and...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by A human, on Feb 24, 2010 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 4207 Views


Open question

A Portola Valley committee toured the former Spring Down equestrian facility adjacent to Town Center on Thursday, Feb. 11,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Janine O'Neill, on Feb 18, 2010 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 2799 Views


Deputies' ploy nets burglary suspects in Westridge neighborhood of Portola Valley

Alert observation followed by a little deception -- it was all in a day's work for sheriff's deputies patrolling the Westridge...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Luc, on Mar 15, 2010 at 1:42 pm | 2 comments | 2945 Views


Ormondale principal to retire

Ormondale Principal Eva Gal has decided to retire in June after guiding the Portola Valley elementary school for the past...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Linda Vlasic, on Apr 6, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments | 3333 Views
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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 5,759 views

Response to Arguments Against Measure B
By Steve Levy | 14 comments | 971 views

Garden Zucchini Pancakes with Umami Tomato Meets Woodside Elementary
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 745 views