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PORTOLA VALLEY

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 | 1806 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 neighbor, on Jul 17, 2018 at 12:21 am | 24 comments | 2015 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 | 1831 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 | 1292 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 | 160 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 | 4195 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 | 825 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 | 10498 Views

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Tonight: Portola Valley council considers priorities, housing among them

The Portola Valley Town Council is set to discuss and establish its priorities for the fiscal year that begins on July 1....

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2018
There are no comments yet. 825 Views

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Police calls: Hare found hanging from a basketball hoop in Portola Valley

Crime reports from Portola Valley, Ladera, Atherton and Menlo Park Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/05/29/police-calls-hare-found-hanging-from-a-baske...

Original post made on May. 29, 2018
Last comment by Satanic cult indeed, on May 31, 2018 at 2:46 pm | 3 comments | 1857 Views

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Portola Valley's passionate 'pollinator'

Danna Breen of Portola Valley, who has been designing gardens on the Peninsula and San Francisco for over 40 years, is also...

Original post made on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by G, on May 30, 2018 at 9:53 pm | 1 comment | 1997 Views

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Portola Valley: Community members gather to discuss possible purchase of Alpine Inn

Lucy Neely initiates community effort to buy the Alpine Inn to "preserve its character and make improvements in alignment...

Original post made on May. 28, 2018
Last comment by Dave Ross, on May 29, 2018 at 8:09 pm | 2 comments | 2973 Views

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Federal judge sentences Portola Valley man to 18 months in prison

Portola Valley resident Mark Migdal was sentenced to 18 months in prison on April 24 for conspiracy to commit bank fraud...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 25, 2018 at 5:01 pm | 4 comments | 2132 Views

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Portola Valley school board refining facilities master plan

Aiming to make a decision by the end of June about details of a bond measure that could be on the November ballot, the Portola...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2018
Last comment by Ignored, on Apr 16, 2018 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 1432 Views

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280-Alpine Intersection

Every day, I see drivers heading East towards 280 from menlo park blow through the intersection at Alpine and 280. I myself...

Original post made by Observer on Apr. 7, 2018
Last comment by MP - PV - MP driver, on Apr 12, 2018 at 12:55 pm | 10 comments | 942 Views

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Commercially cultivated marijuana gets green light on split vote

In a rare split decision, the Portola Valley Town Council on March 28 voted 3-2 to approve an ordinance, recommended by the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2018
Last comment by confused resident, on Apr 11, 2018 at 11:13 am | 5 comments | 1916 Views

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Woodside and Portola Valley help in gun buy-back program

Fundraising for a gun-buyback program in San Mateo County got a financial boost recently from the towns of Woodside and Portola...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2018
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 23, 2018 at 5:48 pm | 3 comments | 2040 Views

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Portola Valley: Second residential burglary in two weeks

Sheriff's deputies have reported another residential burglary in Portola Valley, this time of a home in the 4000 block of...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2018
Last comment by History guy, on Mar 14, 2018 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 2099 Views

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Portola Valley: Burglar stole $90,000 in cash from home, deputies say

A detail has been made public in the case of a residential burglary on Zapata Way in Portola Valley (first reported in a...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2018
Last comment by Sure, on Mar 13, 2018 at 12:32 am | 9 comments | 3369 Views

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Round-the-clock surveillance begins as cameras capture license plate images

Two of the three avenues into and out of Portola Valley are now under round-the-clock surveillance by cameras that capture...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2018
Last comment by Privacy, on Feb 10, 2018 at 2:18 pm | 13 comments | 4767 Views
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