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PORTOLA VALLEY

Chipper helps reduce fire season danger

Woodside Fire Protection District's annual chipper program is in full swing. Free of charge, the District offers the use...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 13, 2007 at 10:51 pm | 1 comment | 6000 Views

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Town Picnic - Corte Madera School - June 9th

The Town Picnic is on June 9th - its a lunch time event - come and meet PV residents. If you are new to the town come along,...

Original post made by Angela Hey on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by , on May 29, 2007 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 5619 Views

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Real estate firm's collapse affects local investors

This story in the Mercury News about a real estate firm's collapse affects local investors: "Millions of dollars in real...

Original post made by Tipster on May. 15, 2007
Last comment by , on May 15, 2007 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 5754 Views

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Off-Campus Student Photo Exhibition

The Advanced Photography Students of Sacred Heart Preparatory in Atherton, California are pleased to announce: An Exhibition...

Original post made by Lars Howlett on May. 14, 2007
Last comment by , on May 14, 2007 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 3446 Views

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Questionable proposal to save Woodcutter's cottage

The article in last week's Almanac about the Chilean woodcutter's cottage is comprehensive and informative. However, the...

Original post made by Bernie Bayuk on May. 3, 2007
Last comment by , on May 3, 2007 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 5704 Views

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The Red Xs

The Red Xs “In wilderness is the preservation of the World” * Henry David Thoreau First, let me state...

Original post made by Roger G. Novesky on Apr. 30, 2007
Last comment by Steve Toben, on May 2, 2007 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 6348 Views

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Conflicting views of financing PV Town Center project

The following pro-and-con opinions, one by Portola Valley Mayor Ted Driscoll, the other by residents Charles Engles and Ed...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 10, 2007
Last comment by , on Apr 10, 2007 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 6518 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Drunk Driver Kills/Injures two

The recent news report described a Spanish-speaking worker from Spring Down Farms involved in a drunk driving accident recently...

Original post made by mpresident on Apr. 9, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5425 Views

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Town of Portola Valley courts, baseball field and children's play yard at Town Hall closing April 17

The construction for the Town of Portola Valley New Town Center continues to gather momentum. The old buildings have been...

Original post made by Steven Willis on Mar. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5757 Views

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Barack Obama raise $453,000 in Portola Valley

<b> Re this story: "Barack Obama raises $453,000 in Portola Valley"</b> http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=400 O.K.,...

Original post made by mary dumont on Feb. 27, 2007
Last comment by theopaul, on Mar 25, 2007 at 9:54 am | 7 comments | 6154 Views

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Town Council to consider a loan from the county

At its next meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 28, the Town Council of Portola Valley plans to talk about asking for a $4 million...

Original post made by David Boyce on Feb. 27, 2007
There are no comments yet. 6060 Views

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Good job on Portola Valley Town Center fundraising

The following letter by Bernard and Lorraine Bayuk was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: As...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by , on Feb 14, 2007 at 4:11 pm | 1 comment | 5799 Views

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Would you take your old house apart instead of having it demolished?

The cover story in the Feb. 7 issue of the Almanac describes efforts by Portola Valley's town government to reuse wood and...

Original post made by David Boyce on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by Armand Neukermans, on Feb 9, 2007 at 4:34 pm | 3 comments | 7325 Views

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Watch video of team vaulting at Spring Down Equestrian Center

Watch a 7-minute video of the team vaulting -- gymnastics on horseback -- at Woodside SpringFest06 at the Spring Down Equestrian...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 6614 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tell us about your favorite science fair exhibits

In this week's Almanac, staff writer Marjorie Mader tells about the mind-stretching array of exhibits on display at science...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 9796 Views

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Post your memories of Portola Valley town pioneer Robert "Bob" Anderson

For the last 50 years, Robert Anderson gave much of his life to founding and building the town of Portola Valley. To view...

Original post made by Bob Booster on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by Churchgoer, on Jan 27, 2007 at 10:15 am | 3 comments | 6433 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

What are you doing to prepare for wildland fire, earthquake?

A wildland fire or an earthquake could wreak havoc in Portola Valley, with its wooded semi-rural character and its location...

Original post made by Be Prepared on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by , on Jan 26, 2007 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 5918 Views

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Dogs on trails

Much of the time, it is cool in Portola Valley when it's hot elsewhere, but there is nothing cool about the ongoing dispute...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 14, 2006
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jan 24, 2007 at 2:24 pm | 3 comments | 6502 Views

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Bill and Jean dedicate lands

Bill and Jean Lane have established a conservation easement for their 10 acres of land in the Westridge neighborhood, effectively...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 14, 2006
There are no comments yet. 6096 Views

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"Friends" Drama at The Sequoias

Veteran actors John Hutchinson and Marilyn Kamelgarn will appear in "Friends," the story of two senior citizens who meet...

Original post made by The Sequoias on Nov. 1, 2006
There are no comments yet. 6218 Views
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