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Learning by doing: Students acquire multiple skills by working on projects

Portola Valley teachers spent some time being students this summer; learning about project-based learning, in which students...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Margot Rawlins, on Sep 12, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 2 comments | 3445 Views


Couple plead no contest to burglaries

A San Jose couple, accused of several 2013 Peninsula burglaries, including the theft of a Porsche in Portola Valley, has...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Mark Toshland, on Sep 19, 2014 at 7:40 am | 2 comments | 8062 Views


Portola Valley: Potentially hazardous trees may be downed by year's end

While the exact number of trees living in Portola Valley is not known, there is now one tree-related number that is: 31. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Nov 4, 2014 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1021 Views


Portola Valley classroom in running for $10,000 remodel prize

Students in Corte Madera teacher Kerry Keplinger's STEM class have designed a dream remodel of their classroom, and their...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Mike Bruner, on Feb 3, 2015 at 11:39 am | 2 comments | 4167 Views


Portola Valley takes pass on license-plate-reading cameras

There will be no cameras recording the license-plate numbers of all vehicles passing through Portola Valley anytime soon,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by cameras count, on Apr 11, 2015 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 2258 Views


Who owns German Panzer tank?

The battle continues in San Mateo County court over who owns a World War II-era German Panzer IV tank that once belonged...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Apr 21, 2015 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 1350 Views


AYSO leaders retire after years of service

Local registration for American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) is taking place this year without the leadership of three...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by jane Yates, on May 21, 2015 at 11:35 am | 2 comments | 988 Views


Portola Valley's Cameron Jones makes it to semifinals in national science competition

Cameron Jones, the Portola Valley science fair whiz who graduated from Corte Madera School last June has done it again by...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by CMSParent, on Aug 31, 2015 at 10:09 pm | 2 comments | 2002 Views


Post office 'institution' Robert Delvishio retires

For years, Robert Delvishio has been telling visitors to the West Menlo Park post office that he's wanted to have his...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by John Kadvany, on Oct 5, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 2324 Views


Eric Hartwig stays on as Portola Valley superintendent

Eric Hartwig, who became interim superintendent in the Portola Valley School District in October, has agreed to stay another...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2016
Last comment by Richard, on Feb 2, 2016 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 2227 Views


Portola Valley council sets 'affordable housing' as high priority

The Portola Valley Town Council has agreed to set "affordable housing" as one of nine high-priority issues for the budget...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Sure they are., on Apr 24, 2016 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 1275 Views


Update: Portola Valley house fire likely caused by spontaneous combustion

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.) An April 27 fire that significantly damaged a two-story house...

Original post made on May. 3, 2016
Last comment by RM, on May 5, 2016 at 10:12 pm | 2 comments | 1651 Views


Portola Valley home burglarized Monday morning

Someone burglarized an unoccupied residence on Granada Court in Portola Valley at about 11:45 a.m. Monday (June 27), the...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jun 27, 2016 at 9:52 pm | 2 comments | 1464 Views


Remembering Portola Valley's John A. Wilson

Portola Valley pioneer resident John Arnot Wilson, who died in 1999, would have celebrated his 100th birthday on Oct. 9....

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by KP, on Oct 6, 2016 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 1632 Views


Is the planning department really that scary?

We just moved to Woodside and we're thinking of redoing the kitchen, and maybe bumping out a wall. We've heard it's really...

Original post made by Rethinking remodeling on Feb. 2, 2007
Last comment by nohope, on Feb 4, 2007 at 8:36 pm | 2 comments | 4052 Views


Favorite memories of May Day

The annual May Day parade is almost here, and it got me thinking about what I like best about the event. There are a lot...

Original post made by Waving and Clapping on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by JBH, on May 2, 2007 at 8:28 pm | 2 comments | 3661 Views


Winemaker Tom Mudd dies at 65

A celebration of the life of Cinnabar Winery founder and longtime Woodside resident Henry Thomas "Tom" Mudd is set for 5...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by dean chavers, on Mar 6, 2014 at 9:47 pm | 2 comments | 6340 Views


SEE AUDIO SLIDE SHOW: A 7,200 mile odyssey

After surviving the frequent tipping-over of her 23-by-6-foot boat, the breaking of all four oars, and the complete breakdown...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by Brett, on Aug 26, 2007 at 6:41 pm | 2 comments | 3830 Views


News briefs: Accident leads to drunken driving charge

Lucas Michael Yancey, 20, of Woodside has been charged with felony drunken driving after a Nov. 26 accident on Miramontes...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Dec 10, 2007 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 3728 Views



<B>Robert McKee Read the full story here posted Wednesday, December 19,...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2008
Last comment by Mike Gary, on Jan 6, 2008 at 9:26 pm | 2 comments | 3526 Views
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