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Portola Valley resident develops model to simulate town evacuations

A naturally curious person with an engineering background, Portola Valley resident Dave Cardinal decided to start tinkering...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2021
Last comment by David B, on Oct 26, 2021 at 12:59 pm | 4 comments | 1607 Views

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Air quality advisory issued for Wednesday due to wildfire smoke

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing an air quality advisory for Wednesday due to smoke from wildfires...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1744 Views

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Kings Mountain Art Fair offers virtual art show experience

The Kings Mountain Art Fair may be virtual again this year, but the online edition offers some interactive features for visitors....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3231 Views

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Air quality advisories through Labor Day due to wildfire smoke

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has extended air quality advisories through Monday for wildfire smoke in the...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2815 Views

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Displacement from proposed Stanford Wedge housing project would be 'devastating,' says Alpine Rock Ranch horse boarder

Stanford University's Portola Terrace development would add 39 housing units to a Portola Valley site, but displace an equestrian...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2021
Last comment by MA parent, on Sep 3, 2021 at 1:11 pm | 4 comments | 6219 Views

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Portola Valley residents organize their own ad-hoc evacuation drill

A group of Portola Valley residents staged an ad-hoc evacuation drill, saying they want to be prepared if a major fire forces...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by Liz Babb, on Sep 2, 2021 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 4766 Views

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'Very scary, very frustrating': Portola Valley homeowners face nonrenewal of homeowners insurance

With all eyes on wildfire risk in California, especially in wildand-urban interfaces, residents like those in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 27, 2021 at 11:45 pm | 6 comments | 10750 Views

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Portola Valley council gives go-ahead for 'long overdue' fire station remodel

Fire Station 8 in Portola Valley will soon get a facelift after more than two years of planning. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2021
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 18, 2021 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 4369 Views

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How Woodside, Portola Valley considered appealing their latest housing allocations, but stopped short

Portola Valley and Woodside officials are not happy about huge increases in the number of new housing units they're obliged...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2021
Last comment by Neal Mielke, on Jul 31, 2021 at 11:51 am | 6 comments | 7396 Views

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Woodside, Portola Valley brace for wildfire season

Last 2020, Rita Comes and her daughter watched the "surreal lightning" storm in Portola Valley, then began packing. The CZU...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2021
Last comment by Phil Barth, on Jul 18, 2021 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 8294 Views

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Thunderstorms may come to Bay Area on Sunday, with chances of dry lightning

Thunderstorms with chances of dry lightning might make their way to the Bay Area on Sunday and Monday, according to the National...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2021
Last comment by Danna Breen, on Jul 16, 2021 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 3475 Views

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Community college district pledges to make tuition free

The San Mateo County Community College District will direct $6.75 million to free tuition for its students. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2021
Last comment by , on Jul 15, 2021 at 12:26 am | 1 comment | 3295 Views

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Work on new Portola Valley schools classrooms to begin this month

Construction is beginning June 14 on new buildings part of a $49.5 million Portola Valley School District project. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2021
Last comment by pv123, on Jun 4, 2021 at 11:17 am | 3 comments | 3666 Views

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Open space district launches yearslong process to make Portola Valley 'Hawthorns area' public

The Hawthorns area of the Windy Hill Open Space Preserve is 79 acres of off-limits territory in Portola Valley. But that...

Original post made on May. 25, 2021
Last comment by Neighbor, on May 25, 2021 at 11:47 pm | 1 comment | 5068 Views

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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 PV Resident, on Apr 23, 2021 at 4:59 pm | 10 comments | 6633 Views

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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 PV Resident, on Apr 21, 2021 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 1311 Views

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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. 3370 Views

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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. 2591 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 | 4116 Views

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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. 2889 Views
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