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PORTOLA VALLEY

Editorial: Vote yes on Measure S

It may seem like deja vu for residents of the Portola Valley district — another spring parcel tax measure, just over a...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by PVSD Parent, on Apr 16, 2021 at 11:23 am | 9 comments | 1444 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Stanford begins clinical trials to expand Pfizer vaccine access to young children

Stanford Health Care has begun laying the clinical groundwork to expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to the country's youngest...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 526 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Vote Yes on Measure S

It may seem like deja vu for residents of the Portola Valley School District — another spring parcel tax measure, just...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by Karl, on Apr 9, 2021 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 302 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

With COVID-19 variants on the rise, Santa Clara County faces race to vaccinate

Santa Clara County has seen a rise in residents infected with COVID-19 variants, a sign that efforts to curb the pandemic...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1766 Views

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Portola Farms founder, longtime Woodside resident Glenn Atkinson dies at 96

Glenn Atkinson, founder of Portola Farms founder and an over 45 year Woodside resident Glenn Atkinson died at 96 last month. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2021
Last comment by Sandy, on Apr 2, 2021 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 2131 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Obituaries: Sally Childs Randall, Robin Quist Gates, Mar Dayag Balmonte

This week in obituaries, read about the lives of Sally Childs Randall, 98, Robin Quist Gates, 93, and Mar Dayag Balmonte,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1942 Views

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Sheriff's Office reports a dog may have been attacked by a mountain lion

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office reported the second mountain lion attack of a dog within a week of the first in the...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2021
Last comment by Neighbor, on Mar 26, 2021 at 11:53 pm | 2 comments | 3010 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

After eight months, Portola Valley's weekly BLM demonstrators stay committed

BLM protesters in Portola Valley have been gathering for eight months. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2021/02/26/after-eight-months-portola-valleys-weekl...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2021
Last comment by Angela Swartz, Almanac Staff Writer, on Mar 1, 2021 at 4:17 pm | 4 comments | 2152 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Smuin Ballet on-demand film series makes a stage out of local landscapes

Smuin Contemporary Ballet's Offstage/Onscreen series takes literally the idea that "all the world's a stage" -- or at least...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1000 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Spring Down owner gifts equestrian center to Portola Valley

The Spring Down Equestrian Center will be gifted to the town of Portola Valley in the future. Owner Carol Goodstein says...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2021
Last comment by pearl, on Feb 18, 2021 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 6279 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

School districts put tax measures on upcoming ballots

Two school parcel tax measures will go before voters this spring and next fall. The measures aim to maintain current educational...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2021
Last comment by MPCSD Public Information Officer, on Feb 8, 2021 at 9:44 am | 13 comments | 4080 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: What to expect in the year ahead

Housing and wildfires are top of mind for Maryann Derwin, Portola Valley's mayor for 2021. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2021/02/03/portola-valley-what-...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2021
Last comment by Ulrich Aldag, on Feb 4, 2021 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 2830 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter to the editor

Stanford Wedge project Read the full letter here https://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2021/01/29/letter-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2021
Last comment by Rusty Day, on Jan 30, 2021 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 478 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Town begins public meeting process for Stanford housing project

Portola Valley kicked off the process of reviewing Stanford's housing project known as the "Stanford Wedge" with a well-attended...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2021
Last comment by Rusty Day, on Jan 30, 2021 at 2:19 am | 5 comments | 4483 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: 'A very dangerous place for fire' in Portola Valley

In an op-ed, Portola Valley resident Rusty Day writes about his concerns about fire hazards stemming from a proposed Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2021
Last comment by Meg, on Jan 26, 2021 at 11:04 pm | 6 comments | 4002 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

California health leaders lift regional stay-at-home orders

The California Department of Public Health ended regional stay-at-home orders on Monday morning, effective immediately for...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3324 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Costs staggering to reopen local schools amid pandemic

It costs a lot to reopen a school during a pandemic. Local elementary school districts have reported spending hundreds of...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2020
Last comment by awatkins, on Dec 30, 2020 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 3685 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

California joins Oregon, Washington asking people to limit travel, self-quarantine over spiking COVID-19 cases

In response to recent spikes in COVID-19 cases around the country, California joined two other western states Friday asking...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3362 Views

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Menlo Park City Council race: Early results show Wolosin in lead

The most recent election results from San Mateo County show Menlo Park District 3 candidate Jen Wolosin in the lead. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2020
There are no comments yet. 4452 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Editorial: Jeff Aalfs and Sarah Wernikoff for Portola Valley Town Council

With only two seats on the council to fill, voters need to make a choice between incumbent Jeff Aalfs and challengers Sarah...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2020
Last comment by Meg, on Oct 7, 2020 at 12:10 pm | 4 comments | 4644 Views
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