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PORTOLA VALLEY

'It's a moral imperative that we address it': Portola Valley council discusses racism, policing in wake of killing of George Floyd

The town of Portola Valley will begin engaging the community about police reform and racial inequality following a council...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2020
Last comment by Danna Breen, on Jun 22, 2020 at 2:33 pm | 5 comments | 2913 Views

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County officials discuss George Floyd protests during Portola Valley “virtual coffee”

Portola Valley Mayor Jeff Aalfs hosted a “virtual coffee” Zoom meeting with local leaders on Thursday, June 4, covering...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2020
Last comment by HaHaHa, on Jun 9, 2020 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 1471 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Portola Valley council to consider extending emergency declaration, review annual housing report

At its virtual meeting tonight (May 13), the Portola Valley Town Council will consider an extension of the local emergency...

Original post made on May. 14, 2020
Last comment by Meg, on May 14, 2020 at 8:04 am | 2 comments | 2004 Views

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Woodside: Two-alarm fire damages outbuildings at home in Thornewood Preserve

A two-alarm fire at 895 La Honda Road in Woodside Tuesday night (May 5) damaged outbuildings at a residential property at...

Original post made on May. 7, 2020
Last comment by Wow, on May 8, 2020 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 3255 Views

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Armed robbery Tuesday afternoon in Portola Valley

Suspects drove up to the victim as he was walking near his van and one suspect waved a black handgun and demanded tools and...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 16, 2020 at 6:48 pm | 6 comments | 4234 Views

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COVID-19 to delay updates on Portola Valley schools parcel tax measure vote tally

Election results for Measure P, a parcel tax measure for the Portola Valley School District that is falling short of the...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by Funny Business, on Mar 24, 2020 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 2079 Views

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Bay Area residents ordered to stay home, starting Tuesday

Residents of six Bay Area counties, including San Mateo and Santa Clara, are being ordered to stay at home for all but "essential...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2020
Last comment by Not a PV Rez, on Mar 20, 2020 at 12:54 am | 15 comments | 3185 Views

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Portola Valley: Equestrian, town icon Al Schreck dies at age 89

Albert Schreck, a Portola Valley resident who helped incorporate the town in 1964, died on Feb. 6. A real estate executive,...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2020
Last comment by Victoria Klein , on Mar 13, 2020 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 2183 Views

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Thursday update: Portola Valley schools parcel tax measure still trailing behind

The latest election results show Measure P, a parcel tax measure for the Portola Valley School District, is gaining in support...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2020
Last comment by No on P, on Mar 12, 2020 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 1390 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: Why I oppose the Neely wine tasting room plan

I am writing to express my opposition to the Spring Ridge Conditional Use permit application by the Neely family for expanded...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2020
Last comment by POSITIVE, on Mar 11, 2020 at 10:56 am | 11 comments | 2537 Views

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New Portola Valley mayor embraces thoughtful change

As a professional energy consultant, new Portola Valley Mayor Jeff Aalfs is well-positioned to help write new rules to make...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2020
Last comment by Rank & File, on Mar 11, 2020 at 3:51 am | 11 comments | 3133 Views

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Thursday update: Portola Valley schools parcel tax measure trailing behind

Election results as of Thursday afternoon, with 41% of votes counted, show Measure P, a parcel tax measure for the Portola...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2020
Last comment by Hair-Sniffing Presidential Candidate, on Mar 6, 2020 at 8:36 pm | 2 comments | 1963 Views

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Early results show Portola Valley schools parcel tax measure trailing behind

With about 34% of the votes counted by 10 p.m., 63.26% of voters have said yes to a parcel tax for Portola Valley schools,...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2020
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 5, 2020 at 7:53 pm | 6 comments | 2869 Views

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Portola Valley: Residents' letter raises alarm over Stanford housing proposal

A group of 250 Portola Valley residents is demanding that the town Planning Commission adopt a group of Woodside Fire Protection...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2020
Last comment by Mary Hufty, on Mar 3, 2020 at 3:42 pm | 38 comments | 5074 Views

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Stanford moving forward with Portola Valley housing project

Stanford University has re-submitted a development application and Portola Valley has hired a consultant to develop an environmental...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2019
Last comment by Mary Hufty, on Mar 3, 2020 at 12:43 pm | 22 comments | 5354 Views

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Silicon Valley pioneer Larry Tesler of Portola Valley dies at 74

Portola Valley resident Larry Tesler, who created computer concepts such as "cut," "copy," and "paste," died on Feb. 17 at...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2020
Last comment by Jonathan Leblang, on Feb 24, 2020 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 2478 Views

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Longtime community band keeps the beat

Musical tastes come and go, but the Los Trancos Woods Community Marching Band is a throwback, a madcap troupe that has been...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2020
Last comment by Ronni, on Feb 20, 2020 at 11:38 pm | 1 comment | 2698 Views

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Portola Valley Planning Commission considering key findings for Neely tasting room permit

The Portola Valley Planning Commission is studying several questions to determine whether it should approve an amendment...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2020
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 19, 2020 at 9:37 pm | 18 comments | 3241 Views

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Woodside fire district turns up heat on Stanford housing plan

The Woodside Fire Protection District is weighing in on fire hazards it believes could be associated with a proposed Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2020
Last comment by a PV resident , on Feb 15, 2020 at 9:06 am | 16 comments | 4838 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley schools parcel tax renewal measure on March ballot

Portola Valley School District voters are being asked to renew and approve a rate increase for a parcel tax, which now generates...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2020
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