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PORTOLA VALLEY

Our man in China

In anticipation of the upcoming Olympics in Beijing, Sheldon Breiner, a resident, a geologist and an active member of the...

Original post made by David Boyce on Jul. 30, 2008
There are no comments yet. 5264 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Hundreds protest at MP offices of buyout firm

Several hundred people showed up this afternoon at the Menlo Park offices of the buyout firm, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts &...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2008
There are no comments yet. 6699 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: Safety measures needed on Portola Road

The perfect storm occurred in front of our house at 11:26 p.m. June 12, when a car driven by Keith Benford Knudsen, 19, of...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by Beth, on Jul 6, 2008 at 1:10 am | 5 comments | 5915 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Founder of Al's Nursery in Portola Valley dies at 80

Alwin Bertschinger, always called Al, who founded a nursery in 1959 on a neglected orchard along Portola Road that became...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 17, 2008 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 5370 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Council may rue decision to withhold fire map

Home fire insurance rates are a major concern in wooded parts of Portola Valley. The potential impact on fire insurance was...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by David Boyce, on Jun 4, 2008 at 4:15 pm | 3 comments | 5887 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

'Holy Rollers' to race across America

Cycling fans have called Race Across America (RAAM) "the world's toughest bike race, " but that doesn't discourage the four-person...

Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Kelly Brieger, on May 29, 2008 at 7:31 pm | 2 comments | 5350 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside teen dedicates CD to her dad; proceeds benefit pancreatic cancer research

Adriana Kwicinski of Woodside and her dad Larry Kwicinski, an avid outdoorsman, were dog sledding in the snow fields of his...

Original post made on May. 21, 2008
Last comment by Matt, on May 21, 2008 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 5446 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wood chipping program under way

The annual wood chipping program has begun for residents of Portola Valley and Woodside. The idea behind the program is to...

Original post made by David Boyce on May. 16, 2008
There are no comments yet. 5393 Views

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Estate has 'limited market appeal,' says panel

When it came down to it, the excesses and "limited market appeal" of billionaire Larry Ellison's 23-acre Woodside estate...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by , on Mar 27, 2008 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 7336 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Local Resident Reflects on Kenyan Experience

On the walls of the Konditorei café in Portola Valley, there are pictures of another world. Women completing their daily...

Original post made by Brielle Schaeffer on Mar. 13, 2008
There are no comments yet. 5419 Views

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Priory boys fall to Branson in NorCal semifinals

The No. 5-seeded Woodside Priory boys basketball team closed out its season at 25-6 Thursday when it fell to No. 1 Branson,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2008
Last comment by CoolHead, on Mar 8, 2008 at 1:11 am | 1 comment | 6524 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

'An American Miracle': Woodside Priory celebrates founding 50 years ago

"An American miracle" is what Father Egon Javor calls the success of Woodside Priory School, founded on land in Portola Valley,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Barry Wright, on Mar 4, 2008 at 11:43 pm | 1 comment | 5331 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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 | 6793 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Having trouble with Comcast TV signal in PV?

The Portola Valley Cable and Undergrounding Committee would like to know if citizens are seeing a quality issue with their...

Original post made by MJ Lee on Feb. 14, 2008
Last comment by Peter Moseley, on Feb 14, 2008 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 5108 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside Priory boys keep hoop streak alive

Since the end of the 2006 season, the Woodside Priory boys' basketball team has won 34 straight Private Schools Athletic...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by A Fan, on Feb 14, 2008 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 6547 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

A perfect soccer finish for Woodside Priory girls

Woodside Priory girls' soccer coach Damian Cohen had flowers waiting for his only two seniors -- Maddie Turner and Cami Simpson...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by BeetleNut, on Feb 13, 2008 at 5:04 pm | 2 comments | 6608 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Middle East is setting for updated 'Antigone' staged at Menlo School

Menlo School presents an updated version of "Antigone" by Sophocles, set in modern times in the war-torn Middle East, Thursday...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2008
Last comment by MOO, on Feb 11, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 5651 Views

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Portola Valley school board calls special election to fill board seat

Deadlocked over a decision on whom to appoint to a fifth seat on the board of the Portola Valley School District, the board...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2007
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Jan 31, 2008 at 9:24 am | 4 comments | 8232 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Drawing a line in the air: Clotheslines are lovely to some, anathema to others

Portola Valley resident Danna Breen loves her clothesline, particularly when her children's clothes are pinned up on it....

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Danna Breen, on Jan 30, 2008 at 9:22 pm | 8 comments | 6125 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

PV Notes: Town Hall fundraising reaches goal

The two-and-a-half year fundraising campaign to pay for a new library, Town Hall and community hall in Portola Valley is...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Jan 15, 2008 at 5:09 am | 1 comment | 5799 Views
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