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PORTOLA VALLEY

Editorial endorsement: Yes on Portola Valley school bond, Measure Z

Should residents of the Portola Valley School District support Measure Z, the $49.5 million bond measure that will raise...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2018
Last comment by Frustrated, on Oct 18, 2018 at 8:03 am | 5 comments | 1100 Views

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Portola Valley school board OKs $49.5 million bond ballot measure

A $49.5 million bond to pay for repairs, renovations and new buildings on the Portola Valley School District's two campuses...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2018
Last comment by Concerned over 65, on Oct 8, 2018 at 7:54 am | 35 comments | 3411 Views

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Portola Valley school board discusses considerations for implementing potential $49.5 million bond

The Portola Valley School District board took steps at a meeting Wednesday, Oct. 3, to determine how the district would implement...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2018
Last comment by No for Measure Z, on Oct 5, 2018 at 5:24 pm | 2 comments | 836 Views

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Portola Valley: New management for Thursday farmers' market

The farmers' market in Portola Valley has become an institution since its inception in 2013, evolving from offering vegetables,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2018
Last comment by Joshua Harmssen, on Oct 4, 2018 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 1127 Views

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Menlo Park and Atherton: Heightened traffic enforcement today

Consider this a public service announcement: Drive carefully, or risk a ticket. Today (Sept. 19), about 22 law enforcement...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2018
Last comment by , on Sep 19, 2018 at 6:08 pm | 1 comment | 1847 Views

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Portola Valley: Residents asked to be on lookout for black sedan

Deputies with the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are asking residents of Portola Valley to be on the lookout for a "newer...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1840 Views

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Median Bay Area home price drops slightly in July

The median sale price for homes sold in the Bay Area in July was down 2.9 percent to $850,000 from the record high of $875,000...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2018
Last comment by Facts, on Sep 5, 2018 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 1160 Views

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Portola Valley School District highlights programs in new school year

As the new school year gets underway in the Portola Valley School District, the district is showcasing several new or ongoing...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2018
Last comment by Hilarious, on Aug 30, 2018 at 11:14 pm | 2 comments | 1266 Views

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Journey of hope

Fresh back from measuring ice melt in the Arctic, Carol Sontag of Portola Valley is not only alarmed about climate change,...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2018
Last comment by Karen Rynewicz, on Aug 30, 2018 at 6:05 pm | 3 comments | 1947 Views

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Local climber places in top 10 at international competition

Portola Valley resident Ross Fulkerson continued his ascent into the upper ranks of youth rock climbing in a recent international...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2018
Last comment by Jackrabbit, on Aug 27, 2018 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 1624 Views

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Portola Valley: Deputies more visible in town after burglaries

Sheriff's deputies are more active in Portola Valley in response to three residential burglaries in the Westridge neighborhood...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2018
Last comment by colorful Carl, on Aug 26, 2018 at 2:15 pm | 22 comments | 2331 Views

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Police calls: Padlock cut, tools stolen

Crime reports from Portola Valley, Ladera, Woodside, Menlo Park and West Menlo Park Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/08/21/police-calls-padlock-cut-...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2018
There are no comments yet. 2283 Views

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Agreement advances on library revenue-sharing

The Atherton City Council on July 18 unanimously decided to move forward an agreement to share some unspent property tax...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2018
Last comment by , on Jul 23, 2018 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 3801 Views

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Portola Valley revises lighting policies

It's dark on moonless nights in Portola Valley, due in part to residents being discouraged in using lights triggered by motion...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2018
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 19, 2018 at 10:41 am | 11 comments | 2785 Views

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Portola Valley: Hardware store a haven for fix-it-yourself community

Residents of Portola Valley seeking a meaningful sense of accomplishment may find what they're looking for with a visit to...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2018
Last comment by Danna Breen, on Jul 13, 2018 at 7:29 pm | 6 comments | 2456 Views

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Portola Valley: Mentor and volunteer Marilyn Walter dies at 92

Marilyn Walter lived her life in accord with the precept "The charm of life is in its living," her granddaughter said. A...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by Danna Breen, on Jul 13, 2018 at 7:18 pm | 4 comments | 1944 Views

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Portola Valley school board OKs $49.5 million bond measure

A $49.5 million bond to pay for repairs, renovations and new buildings on the Portola Valley School District's two campuses...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2018
Last comment by Local #1, on Jul 11, 2018 at 7:10 am | 1 comment | 432 Views

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Portola Valley: Bidder begins due diligence ahead of Alpine Inn sale

One of three final bidders vying to buy the Alpine Inn burger joint and beer garden in Portola Valley has been given the...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2018
Last comment by Danna, on Jun 28, 2018 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 4937 Views

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Tonight: Portola Valley votes on budget

At a cost of $12,000, a hot-water spigot and sink are going in near the Historic Schoolhouse at Portola Valley Town Center...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2018
Last comment by Great, but..., on Jun 27, 2018 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1116 Views

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Portola Valley: Corporation formed in effort to buy Alpine Inn

News of a community investment opportunity to safeguard the future of a much-loved burger joint -- the Alpine Inn -- should...

Original post made on May. 17, 2018
Last comment by Stanford '58, on Jun 21, 2018 at 8:15 am | 33 comments | 11482 Views
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