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Trump to lunch in Portola Valley

With many conflicting rumors swirling in the past few days, it's been confirmed that President Donald Trump's Bay Area fundraiser...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Melanias Handslap, on Sep 17, 2019 at 10:33 pm | 18 comments | 4587 Views

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Bill that would provide overnight parking for homeless community college students pushed to next legislative session

The author of legislation that would require California community colleges to open their parking lots overnight to homeless...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2019
Last comment by CyberVoter, on Sep 10, 2019 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 1319 Views

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Menlo Park man accused of sexual assault of minors arrested again

Randolph Haldeman, who was arrested last month on allegations of sexually assaulting children and then released on bail,...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2019
Last comment by Rick Altman, on Sep 9, 2019 at 8:32 am | 11 comments | 4917 Views

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Portola Valley greenlights pursuit of pedestrian, bicyclist safety plan

Portola Valley's public works department received the go-ahead from the Town Council on Aug. 14 to proceed with a plan for...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by Slow change, on Aug 27, 2019 at 4:23 pm | 17 comments | 2183 Views

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Portola Valley schools sign crossing guard contract

The Portola Valley School District has entered into an agreement with the Woodside Patrol security service to provide crossing...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2019
Last comment by Dave Ross, on Aug 25, 2019 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1374 Views

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Portola Valley school district to discuss possible parcel tax renewal

As Portola Valley students begin to file into classrooms next week for the start of the school year, school board members...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by TheMostRegressiveTax, on Aug 19, 2019 at 7:03 am | 3 comments | 1451 Views

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New Portola Valley school superintendent focuses on parcel tax, curriculum and communication

Roberta Zarea has been getting to know the Portola Valley School District since she became its superintendent on July 1....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2019
Last comment by F.D. Wall, on Aug 18, 2019 at 9:01 am | 2 comments | 2024 Views

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Ladera Preschool closes after 53 years

A celebration on July 14 commemorated the legacy of the Ladera Community Church Preschool, which has closed after 53 years...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2019
Last comment by Ian Reed , on Aug 2, 2019 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 2523 Views

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Town land purchase for PV affordable housing looks like a longshot

Any hopes Portola Valley residents have of the town purchasing land to build affordable housing may be in vain, according...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2019
Last comment by Common Sense, on Jul 30, 2019 at 2:41 pm | 5 comments | 2425 Views

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Little agreement on sites for Portola Valley affordable housing

Portola Valley officials seem to be stuck between a rock and a hard place in terms of meeting increasing pressures from Sacramento...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Boomer, on Jul 28, 2019 at 9:55 am | 5 comments | 2493 Views

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Westridge keeping wary eye on new Portola Valley development rules

Portola Valley's Westridge community is expressing concerns about how the city's efforts to create more housing opportunities...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2019
Last comment by Inmates are running the asylum, on Jul 27, 2019 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 1520 Views

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Menlo Park man, Ladera swim team photographer, accused of sexually abusing boys

A Menlo Park man who worked as the Ladera Recreation Center swim team photographer is being accused of of sexually abusing...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by Kaz, on Jul 26, 2019 at 4:31 pm | 3 comments | 6390 Views

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Historic Alpine Inn reopening in Portola Valley soon

'Wow — this place looks amazing!" said a neighbor, one of the usual 20 to 30 people who have been stopping by every...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2019
Last comment by pearl, on Jul 26, 2019 at 12:54 pm | 5 comments | 1401 Views

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Westridge keeping wary eye on new PV development rules

Portola Valley's Westridge community is expressing concerns about how the city's efforts to create more housing opportunities...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Westridge, on Jul 24, 2019 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 278 Views

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Portola Valley: Open houses on Stanford Wedge housing project to be held this week

Stanford University is holding a second series of open houses about a proposed housing development on land the university...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Jul 24, 2019 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1975 Views

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The taste of summer

For the 15th year, Webb Ranch in Portola Valley is welcoming visitors to its fields to take advantage of one of the many...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2019
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jul 15, 2019 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 2485 Views

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Judge finds witness tampering in ADA lawsuit

Two defendants have been caught tampering with a witness in a lawsuit against a San Jose law firm that has sued thousands...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2019
Last comment by crooksd, on Jul 9, 2019 at 9:31 am | 6 comments | 3862 Views

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Guest opinion: Let's tackle the moral crisis of our time: affordable housing

Portola Valley planners know that ideal communities have people of all income levels and all ages. If we do not grow, we...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2019
Last comment by Homer, on Jul 5, 2019 at 1:59 pm | 8 comments | 2379 Views

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Portola Valley school district’s budget sound, but $1.2 million in cuts may come if parcel tax isn’t renewed

The Portola Valley School District's budget remains healthy, but the district will need to make over $1 million in budget...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2019
Last comment by enough, on Jun 29, 2019 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 1481 Views

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Portola Valley aboard the pickleball bandwagon

Portola Valley is among hundreds of communities nationwide that are getting addicted to a sport with the strange name of...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2019
Last comment by Monica Williams, on Jun 27, 2019 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1568 Views
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