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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 | 3200 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 | 3609 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 | 3947 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 | 2882 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 | 3542 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 | 3098 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 | 3271 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 | 4231 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 | 3919 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 | 3878 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 | 4220 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 | 2816 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 | 2956 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 | 3341 Views


Mountain lion spotted in Portola Valley

A mountain lion was spotted this morning (March 25) in Portola Valley area, according to the office of emergency services....

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by long time resident, on Mar 28, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 2871 Views


Sunday: Blessing of the bikes coming to Portola Valley

Cyclists are invited to the first annual "blessing of the bikes" comes to Portola Valley on Sunday, April 18, at 10:45 a.m....

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Apr 16, 2010 at 11:56 pm | 2 comments | 3326 Views


Finding the magic of geo-caching

Hidden throughout California are more than 77,000 caches of small treasures of indeterminate value but high on the fun scale....

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Danna, on Apr 20, 2010 at 7:35 am | 2 comments | 3114 Views


More light coming to Portola Valley Town Center at night

The Portola Valley Town Council endorsed a go-slow approach to increasing artificial light at the Town Center, which now...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Aug 31, 2010 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 3475 Views


Wednesday: Portola Valley examines huge Cargill plan

Portola Valley's Town Council will consider Wednesday, Nov. 10, the environmental ramifications of a plan to build a major...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Willy, on Nov 9, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 3006 Views


Portola Valley: Back to the future for gas station

It was eight months ago that Portola Valley native Ron Ramies sold Portola Valley Fuel, the independent gas station and auto...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Nov 18, 2010 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 3641 Views
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