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Atherton teen honored for efforts 'to make a lasting impact'

High school senior Jessica Bird's volunteer work to combat sex-trafficking worldwide, an effort she began while on a church...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Renee, on Apr 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 603 Views

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Residents near Portola Valley school asked to shelter in place during police search

Residents in the area of Alpine Road and Indian Crossing in Portola Valley are being asked to shelter in place during an...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 2, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 1322 Views

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Letter: Hazards of cigarettes, meat are similar

A few weeks ago, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Surgeon General's first report on the health hazards...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Peter Lenhardt, on Mar 14, 2014 at 6:47 pm | 2 comments | 423 Views

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Saturday: Play ball at new Ford Field in Portola Valley

Portola Valley's Ford Field has hosted countless Little League games and community events since its construction more than...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Bob Wenger, on Mar 14, 2014 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 462 Views

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Sunday: African Children's Choir performs at Ladera church

A free concert of African songs is set for 11 a.m. Sunday, March 2, at the Ladera Community Church, United Church of Christ,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Austen, on Mar 11, 2014 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 210 Views

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Today: Deadline to apply for Portola Valley water conservation task force

The drought continues, despite the recent rain, and the town of Portola Valley is looking for up to nine residents to sit...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 6, 2014 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 849 Views

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Portola Valley: Skateboard ramp gets green light

Skateboarders will have a new place to do their thing, possibly as soon as April, when a new ramp gets installed on the all-sports...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 28, 2014 at 10:00 am | 3 comments | 2046 Views

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Portola Valley sisters raise money for orphanage

The Holland sisters — Kylie, 14, Devon, 13, and Piper, 11 — of Portola Valley are entrepreneurs, activists and...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2014
Last comment by Robespierre, on Feb 16, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 364 Views

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Police calls: Resident defrauded by vacation home owner

Crime and accident reports from West Menlo Park, Ladera, Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Hanky B, on Jan 17, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 3 comments | 3228 Views

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Attorney Judith Hasko named to Portola Valley Planning Commission

Judith Hasko, a Portola Valley resident and attorney working in the life sciences industry, was named to the Portola Valley...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Nate McKitterick, on Jan 9, 2014 at 10:41 pm | 1 comment | 1435 Views

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Hanretty gets pension despite his conviction

Tim Hanretty, the former Woodside and Portola Valley school official who was recently released on probation from state prison...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 20, 2013 at 2:48 pm | 9 comments | 3939 Views

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Services for Joe Whelan, Portola Valley Ranch developer

A vigil is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, and a memorial service for 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the Church of the...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Ken Wachtel, on Dec 17, 2013 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 683 Views

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Local man sentenced for child pornography

Stephen Wolf, who pleaded no contest in March 2013 to possessing child pornography, now faces eight months in jail and three...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 13, 2013 at 9:18 am | 4 comments | 2602 Views

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Portola Valley Schools Foundation defrauded of $182,500, deputies say

An investigation has turned up seven bad checks, a total of $182,500, written this fall against an investment account for...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by meg, on Dec 10, 2013 at 8:18 pm | 4 comments | 4214 Views

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Hanretty released from prison, appeals court order

Tim Hanretty, the former Woodside and Portola Valley school official who was imprisoned for embezzlement and misappropriating...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 10, 2013 at 7:50 pm | 4 comments | 1834 Views

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Portola Kitchen brings Italian cuisine to Ladera

In five weeks time, Mike Wallau has transformed Mike's Cafe, into a rustic Italian restaurant featuring farm-to-table food,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 28, 2013 at 11:36 am | 3 comments | 2209 Views

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Obituary: Joe Whelan, developer of Portola Valley Ranch

The community of Portola Valley Ranch lost Joe Whelan over the weekend, the property developer who took the concept of living...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by member, on Nov 6, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 929 Views

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Police calls: $38,400 in jewelry missing from Portola Valley home

Crime reports from Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Ladera, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/news/2013/10/31/police-calls-38400-engagement-r...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by PV Resident, on Oct 31, 2013 at 7:56 pm | 3 comments | 2778 Views

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Portola Valley: Green light may be ahead for vineyard

The outlines were sketched in a little more sharply at a recent meeting of the Portola Valley Planning Commission on what...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Ann Haley, on Oct 28, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 1282 Views

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Election: Portola Valley council candidates face voters

Verbal sparks flew briefly Tuesday night at a Q-and-A forum for candidates running for Portola Valley Town Council. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Oct 11, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1502 Views
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