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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley planning manager Leslie Lambert recovering from serious head injury

Leslie Lambert, the planning manager for the town of Portola Valley, is on extended medical leave to recover from a serious...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by SL, on Feb 2, 2011 at 5:31 pm | 3 comments | 6046 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Friday: Services for Celeste Henzel, 60

Celeste Mariana Schmitt Henzel of Portola Valley, a top ranked real estate agent on the Peninsula, died Nov. 6 of cancer...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Tina Brewer, on Jan 17, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 6237 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Family of bicyclist files wrongful death lawsuit

The family of a woman fatally struck by a big-rig while riding her bicycle in unincorporated Portola Valley last month has...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 30, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 41 comments | 8197 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley joins chorus against Cargill project

Another voice -- the Portola Valley Town Council -- has joined the chorus of opposition to a proposal by Minneapolis-based...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 30, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 8 comments | 6968 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley council rejects Cargill development

The Cargill Salt Corp. proposal for a residential community on a salt flat off Redwood City should instead be restored as...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Dec 30, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 7 comments | 5724 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Alpine Road fatal crash is third for truck driver

In an unusual set of incidents, the Nov. 4 collision of a bicyclist and a tractor-trailer at the Alpine Road/Interstate 280...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by marty, on Nov 24, 2010 at 12:21 am | 11 comments | 5762 Views

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Wednesday: Portola Valley may decide parking dispute along upper Alpine Road

The matter of roadside public parking and how much of it there should be in front of 4860 Alpine Road is the first item...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Nov 22, 2010 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 5095 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Why doesn't Portola Valley merge with Woodside?

What a waste of taxpayers' money. By consolidating these towns taxpayers could save on duplication of services....

Original post made by Andy on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by sam, on Nov 20, 2010 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 4215 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Back to the future for gas station

It was eight months ago that Portola Valley native Ron Ramies sold Portola Valley Fuel, the independent gas station and auto...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Nov 18, 2010 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 7058 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Update: Cyclist dies after colliding with side of big rig

Accident investigators with the California Highway Patrol are puzzled as to how Los Altos Hills resident and bicyclist Lauren...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Bikingfelix, on Nov 10, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 10 comments | 6357 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wednesday: Portola Valley examines huge Cargill plan

Portola Valley's Town Council will consider Wednesday, Nov. 10, the environmental ramifications of a plan to build a major...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Willy, on Nov 9, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 5550 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

PV council accepts the inevitable on cell phone tower

It may be a faux tree, it may be a tasteful pole, it may even be an objet d'art, but a 50- to 55-foot cell phone tower will...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 18, 2010 at 6:22 pm | 10 comments | 6173 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Blessings from above at Christ Church

If there are blessings to be had for reducing one's fossil fuel consumption, Christ Episcopal Church in Portola Valley will...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by LosAltosLocal, on Oct 6, 2010 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 6146 Views

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Portola Valley blues festival canceled

In its quest for funds to buy and maintain open space within its boundaries, the town of Portola Valley has been raising...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by PV Volunteer, on Oct 5, 2010 at 7:39 pm | 1 comment | 5430 Views

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Church packed in celebration of Bill Lane

A memorial service was held Friday for longtime philanthropist and former Sunset publisher Bill Lane at Stanford Memorial...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Nate McKitterick, on Oct 4, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 5686 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ladera barber Aram Chirkanian to put down the scissors after 50 years

After 20 years living on a 38-foot yacht in Redwood City and 50 years cutting men's hair in Portola Valley, Woodside and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by The Truth, on Sep 11, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 4 comments | 7974 Views

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More light coming to Portola Valley Town Center at night

The Portola Valley Town Council endorsed a go-slow approach to increasing artificial light at the Town Center, which now...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Aug 31, 2010 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 6129 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Those were the days

Unfortunately we don't know what kind of program these Portola Valley youngsters presented in 1924, although it surely was...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 26, 2010 at 7:49 am | 1 comment | 5818 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wednesday: Portola Valley to weigh in on Stanford hospital project

Should there be a traffic light at Alpine Road at the Interstate 280 northbound off-ramp? It is one of several questions...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Gunther Steinberg, on Jul 14, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 6 comments | 7144 Views

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Wednesday: Hearing on cell phone tower

The Portola Valley Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing for Wednesday, July 7, on a proposal from T-Mobile...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 11, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 4 comments | 5962 Views
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