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PORTOLA VALLEY

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 fwiw, on Dec 12, 2013 at 8:28 pm | 2 comments | 5677 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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 M. Walter, on May 29, 2016 at 7:57 pm | 2 comments | 2920 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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 | 1863 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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 | 3640 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Fire drill interrupted by out-of-control dump truck

The wildfire drill getting underway at Ford Field in Portola Valley had an unplanned interruption shortly before 10:30 a.m....

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by janet, on May 7, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 5612 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight is 'Flight Night' in Portola Valley

Portola Valley will hold its fourth annual "Flight Night," with demonstrations and displays of radio-controlled model aircraft,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on May 16, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 2 comments | 2080 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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 | 3366 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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 | 7990 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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 | 972 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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 | 4070 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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 | 2192 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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 | 1257 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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 | 929 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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 | 1904 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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 | 2226 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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 | 2062 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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 | 1178 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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 | 1509 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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 | 1325 Views

WOODSIDE

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 | 3997 Views
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