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PORTOLA VALLEY

Silicon Valley pioneer Larry Tesler of Portola Valley dies at 74

Portola Valley resident Larry Tesler, who created computer concepts such as "cut," "copy," and "paste," died on Feb. 17 at...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2020
Last comment by Jonathan Leblang, on Feb 24, 2020 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 4581 Views

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Longtime community band keeps the beat

Musical tastes come and go, but the Los Trancos Woods Community Marching Band is a throwback, a madcap troupe that has been...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2020
Last comment by Ronni, on Feb 20, 2020 at 11:38 pm | 1 comment | 4607 Views

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Portola Valley Planning Commission considering key findings for Neely tasting room permit

The Portola Valley Planning Commission is studying several questions to determine whether it should approve an amendment...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2020
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 19, 2020 at 9:37 pm | 18 comments | 5668 Views

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Woodside fire district turns up heat on Stanford housing plan

The Woodside Fire Protection District is weighing in on fire hazards it believes could be associated with a proposed Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2020
Last comment by a PV resident , on Feb 15, 2020 at 9:06 am | 16 comments | 7461 Views

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Portola Valley schools parcel tax renewal measure on March ballot

Portola Valley School District voters are being asked to renew and approve a rate increase for a parcel tax, which now generates...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2020
There are no comments yet. 4139 Views

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Neely Wine's tasting room plans meet further resistance by residents

A plan to permit a tasting room and event center at Neely Wine in the middle of Portola Valley met with further caution from...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by les marks, on Jan 21, 2020 at 2:47 pm | 18 comments | 6131 Views

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Portola Valley Alpine Inn beer garden tent to keep the party going year-round

Now that the historic Alpine Inn has reopened after an extensive and expensive remodel, management has come up with a solution...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2020
Last comment by Theresa , on Jan 9, 2020 at 1:36 pm | 6 comments | 5948 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Rep. Jackie Speier looks to lower airplane noise with 5 bills

Responding to growing concerns about airplane noise, U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier has proposed a series of bills aimed at improving...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2019
Last comment by whatever, on Dec 28, 2019 at 2:30 pm | 3 comments | 3414 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Council takes property near Frog Pond off housing option list

After hearing from four town committees and a united group of speakers on Dec. 11, the Portola Valley Town Council voted...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2019
Last comment by Facts?, on Dec 18, 2019 at 1:40 pm | 6 comments | 4579 Views

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Today: Wildfire preparedness, open space, housing on council agenda

The Portola Valley Town Council will consider and create priorities around recently released recommendations from an ad hoc...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2019
Last comment by Traveller, on Dec 11, 2019 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 2969 Views

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Portola Valley commission incumbents reappointed to new terms

The Portola Valley Town Council on Nov. 13 chose incumbent commissioners Judith Hasko and Nicolas Targ to serve new four-year...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2019
Last comment by PV Resident, on Dec 11, 2019 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 3513 Views

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Portola Valley school district shares new classroom designs

Parents, community members and administrators gathered at Ormondale School last month to view mock-ups of schematic design...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2019
Last comment by 2Much, on Dec 3, 2019 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 5388 Views

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Esther Litton celebrates 100th birthday, enthusiastically

To celebrate a century of life, about 50 friends and relatives of former Portola Valley resident Esther Litton gathered at...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2019
Last comment by Danna, on Dec 2, 2019 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 5697 Views

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Guest opinion: Setting the record straight on Neely Wine plans

On Nov. 13 the Almanac published an article titled "Neely Wine's tasting room plans meet further resistance by residents."...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2019
Last comment by PV Resident, on Dec 1, 2019 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 1958 Views

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Barber retires his clippers after decades at Ladera Country Shopper

As he gathers up his scissors, clippers and combs for the last time at Diane's Salon, Steve Cervelli has a lot to be thankful...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2019
Last comment by Yvonne Deggelman, on Nov 27, 2019 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 5532 Views

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Atherton tops most expensive real estate list

For the third year in a row, Atherton has landed at the top of a list for most expensive residential real estate in the country,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2019
Last comment by TomS, on Nov 21, 2019 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 7215 Views

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Woodside council rejects challenge by equestrian bridge opponents

The Woodside Town Council has reversed a ruling by the Planning Commission that denied a conditional use permit for a bridge...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2019
Last comment by Happy Trailer, on Nov 11, 2019 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 4015 Views

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Portola Valley geophysicist, explorer Sheldon Breiner dies at 82

Sheldon Breiner, the Portola Valley resident and open space advocate who used magnetism to find sunken ships and lost cities,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2019
Last comment by Michael Von der Porten, on Nov 10, 2019 at 6:04 pm | 8 comments | 8272 Views

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Portola Valley greenlights pursuit of pedestrian, bicyclist safety plan

Portola Valley's public works department received the go-ahead from the Town Council on Aug. 14 to proceed with a plan for...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by The Fixer, on Nov 6, 2019 at 1:16 pm | 25 comments | 4860 Views

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Gov. Newsom: PG&E should repay customers affected by public safety power shutoff

After last week's Public Safety Power Shutoff by PG&E that left more than 700,000 customers without power, Gov. Gavin Newsom...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2019
Last comment by Michael D, on Oct 27, 2019 at 10:56 pm | 8 comments | 3800 Views
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