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Open enrollment begins for clean energy program

Residents can now sign up to participate in the October launch of the Peninsula Clean Energy program, a greener alternative...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Sep 9, 2016 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 5176 Views


Cyclist hospitalized after collision

A woman cyclist suffered a fractured skull and facial trauma in a bike-versus-car accident June 30 on Alpine Road, west of...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Cyclist, on Jul 13, 2007 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 6387 Views


Saturday: Bill Lane turns 90 and is still going strong

==I Bill Lane's birthday is on Saturday, Nov. 7 -- not Friday. The editor regrets the error.== Former Sunset publisher,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Ghizela Tamas, on Nov 5, 2009 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 8760 Views


Portola Valley 'adopts' families

Marty and Donna Mackowski, who spearhead an annual drive in their Sausal neighborhood of Portola Valley for the Salvation...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Susan K, on Jan 13, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 5568 Views


Tonight: Proposal to ban marijuana dispensaries in Portola Valley

The Portola Valley Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. tonight (Feb. 7) in the Historic Schoolhouse at 765 Portola Road to...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2018
Last comment by whatever, on Feb 7, 2018 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 4235 Views


Portola Valley's new mayor also a career leader in his day jobs

Read the full story here

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by CitizenSane, on Dec 20, 2016 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 2789 Views


$2.5 million Portola Valley tank gets stolen from Paul Allen

Eccentric Paul Allen is Seattle's version of Larry Ellison. Story in the Chronicle:

Original post made by tankgirl on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, on Sep 13, 2014 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 2254 Views


Scarecrows out standing in their field again

One good thing about being a scarecrow: if someone stabs and dismembers you and leaves you to molder on the cold, cold ground,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jeanne Kunz, on Jan 17, 2012 at 6:08 am | 1 comment | 4778 Views


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 | 4642 Views


Tonight: Council to consider wider, safer trail along Alpine Road

Safety on the narrow trail along the south side of Alpine Road between Saddleback Drive and Hillbrook Drive has long been...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Valerie Baldwin, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 3861 Views


Portola Valley resident halts apparent burglary

A Portola Valley resident came home just in time to prevent an apparent burglary on Wednesday, according to the San Mateo...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 5, 2015 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 6855 Views


Swimmers salute inspiring coach George French

It's been decades since they were swimming together as kids under the direction of Coach George French, but many of the swimmers...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Scott Barrett, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:56 am | 1 comment | 8771 Views


Portola Valley town official leaves abruptly

The staff at Town Hall in Portola Valley is one person smaller with the abrupt departure of Assistant Town Manager Janet...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Julie , on Sep 9, 2011 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 6403 Views


Portola Valley: Open houses on Stanford Wedge housing project to be held this week

Stanford University is holding a second series of open houses about a proposed housing development on land the university...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Jul 24, 2019 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 4148 Views


Portola Valley: Faulty electric bike charger caused garage fire, firefighters say

A malfunctioning battery charger for electric bicycles was the cause of a structure fire on Saturday afternoon, July 22,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jul 24, 2017 at 4:56 pm | 1 comment | 6250 Views


Westridge keeping wary eye on new PV development rules

Portola Valley's Westridge community is expressing concerns about how the city's efforts to create more housing opportunities...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Westridge, on Jul 24, 2019 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 2321 Views


Woodside Priory just misses in CCS soccer finale

The Woodside Priory girls' soccer team came out tentative in its first-ever appearance in the Central Coast Section Division...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by OrangePro, on Feb 28, 2008 at 12:35 am | 1 comment | 7227 Views


Tuesday forum: Should Portola Valley traffic be monitored by surveillance cameras?

Should Portola Valley vehicle traffic be monitored by license-plate-reading surveillance cameras? That the topic of a community...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Slick, on Feb 9, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 4419 Views


Woodside Priory completes $6 million staff housing project

Staff moved into six new homes on the Woodside Priory campus this week. Read the full story here

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by MAJAMES1111, on Nov 9, 2021 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 3742 Views


Woman sentenced for Portola Valley crimes

County jail, not state prison, is ahead for San Francisco resident Jennifer Leigh Prince, who was arrested in December 2010...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Janet, on Jan 23, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 4893 Views
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