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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 | 3814 Views

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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. 1711 Views

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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 | 8027 Views

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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 | 5429 Views

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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 | 3954 Views

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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 | 1148 Views

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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 | 6627 Views

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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 | 5842 Views

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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. 4326 Views

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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 | 4955 Views

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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. 4017 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. 5629 Views

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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 | 6569 Views

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Cal Fire lifts remaining evacuation orders from CZU fires in San Mateo County

Cal Fire on Sunday announced that all evacuation orders stemming from the CZU Lightning Complex fires that ignited in August...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3619 Views

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Study: High-speed rail could slow down emergency responders on Peninsula

Despite a decade of delays, funding uncertainties and political hurdles, California's embattled high-speed rail project continues...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2020
Last comment by Aldin Lee, on Oct 3, 2020 at 6:11 pm | 23 comments | 25313 Views

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Jeff Aalfs and Sarah Wernikoff for Portola Valley Town Council

There are plenty of things that unify the four candidates for Portola Valley Town Council: a deep love for the town's rural...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2020
Last comment by Jeff Klugman, on Oct 2, 2020 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 2265 Views

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Portola Valley man accused of sexually assaulting minor pleads not guilty

A 19-year-old Portola Valley man arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl has pleaded not guilty,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2020
There are no comments yet. 6477 Views

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New faces join Portola Valley Town Council race, while a longtime council member is not running for reelection

Newcomers have joined the Portola Valley Town Council race, while a longtime council member has decided not to run for reelection....

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2020
Last comment by Meg, on Sep 4, 2020 at 3:13 pm | 9 comments | 7212 Views

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Portola Valley council candidate sees budget, housing as top issues

Angela Hey, a 29-year Portola Valley resident and management consultant who has served on the town's Bicycle, Pedestrian...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2020
Last comment by Bob Pierce, on Sep 2, 2020 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 3827 Views

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Thursday: Portola Valley School District to discuss school waiver in special board meeting

The Portola Valley School District has called a special meeting of the school board Thursday, Aug. 27, to discuss a waiver...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2020
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 28, 2020 at 7:29 am | 3 comments | 5461 Views
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