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Critical business areas spared PG&E outages in Portola Valley and Woodside

Many streets in Portola Valley and Woodside lost power due to PG&E's precautionary shutoffs at about 10 p.m. Wednesday, but...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by Well John,, on Oct 12, 2019 at 7:35 am | 3 comments | 1800 Views

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'The best version of Rossotti's that it's ever been': A new era begins for historic Alpine Inn

Updating a 167-year-old institution isn't easy when generations of customers feel a strong emotional attachment to it, like...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by JoAnn, on Oct 11, 2019 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 1553 Views

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Survey: PV school district voters would support parcel tax renewal

A survey commissioned by Portola Valley School District has found that voters would support renewal of a parcel tax that...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2019
Last comment by Another reason, on Oct 7, 2019 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 904 Views

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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 | 5033 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 | 1474 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 | 5289 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 | 2306 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 | 1586 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 | 1594 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 | 2117 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 | 2603 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 | 2476 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 | 2598 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 | 1572 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 | 6534 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 | 1472 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 | 320 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 | 2037 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 | 2544 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 | 4074 Views
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