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Cat rescued in Menlo Park up for adoption

The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA is seeking an owner for a cat that improbably survived ingesting rat poison and was rescued...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by Donna C., on Jan 9, 2019 at 11:17 pm | 2 comments | 2592 Views

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Tonight: Council to consider a ban on gasoline-powered leaf-blowers

The Portola Valley Town Council, when it meets Wednesday, Jan. 9, will consider banning gasoline-powered leaf blowers, along...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by Dave Ross, on Jan 9, 2019 at 10:05 pm | 7 comments | 1592 Views

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Recycled-water irrigation coming to Menlo golf course

The West Bay Sanitary District has begun construction of a 500,000-gallons-per-day wastewater recycling facility on the grounds...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2018
Last comment by Jeny de St Georges, on Jan 5, 2019 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 2122 Views

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Portola Valley: Crosswalks in the cross hairs

"Basically everything is driven by the notion that we're all supposed to stay alive, and there's no amount of convenience...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2018
Last comment by awatkins, on Dec 26, 2018 at 9:27 pm | 10 comments | 2200 Views

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Voters approve PVSD bond measure

The latest vote count shows that Measure Z, a $49.5 million bond to pay for repairs, renovations and new buildings on the...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2018
Last comment by Still disgusted this passed, on Nov 27, 2018 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 1091 Views

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Celebration of Frances Pierce's life Dec. 1 in Portola Valley

A celebration of the life of Portola Valley resident Frances Stephani Pierce, whose body was found in the sea off Half Moon...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2018
Last comment by Bill Wall, on Nov 26, 2018 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1853 Views

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Conditions in Midpeninsula hills ripe for wildfire

Palo Alto and the Bay Area are at great risk for a large fire similar to the Camp Fire in Butte County, a California Department...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2018
Last comment by Raker Of The United States, on Nov 21, 2018 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 3536 Views

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Body found in ocean identified as Portola Valley woman

Officials at the San Mateo County Coroner's Office confirmed today (Nov. 20) that the body found floating in the ocean off...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2018
Last comment by neenee, on Nov 21, 2018 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 6225 Views

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Measure Z: $49.5 million Portola Valley School District bond measure leads

Preliminary election night results show Measure Z, a $49.5 million bond to pay for repairs, renovations and new buildings...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Enough, on Nov 12, 2018 at 12:15 pm | 13 comments | 2854 Views

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Portola Valley: Residents protest appointment of acting attorney general

About 20 people protested President Donald Trump's recent appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general in...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2018
Last comment by Barvett, on Nov 10, 2018 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 1450 Views

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Portola Valley author Autumn Stanley dies

Autumn Joy Stanley, a scholar, author and Portola Valley resident for 60 years, wrote many books, including at least three...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Maggi, on Nov 8, 2018 at 3:35 am | 1 comment | 1502 Views

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Portola Valley man missing since Wednesday

Volunteers are holding a search party today (Nov. 4) to try to locate 55-year-old Portola Valley resident Marc Bajet, who...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2018
Last comment by Lael Bajet, on Nov 4, 2018 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 7433 Views

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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 No on Measure Z, on Oct 25, 2018 at 3:41 pm | 8 comments | 2395 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 | 3858 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 | 1228 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 | 1574 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 | 2632 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. 2119 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 | 1569 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 | 1566 Views
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