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Woodside Fire training teaches response to any disaster

With earthquakes, fire, floods, landslides and other disasters at a very real level of possibility in the area, the Woodside...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2019
Last comment by Jerry Shefren, on Jun 19, 2019 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 229 Views

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Guest opinion: Let's tackle the moral crisis of our time: affordable housing

In 1994, my husband and I put a bid on a house in Ladera. The deal never went through, but one of the shocks of my life came...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm | 13 comments | 1183 Views

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Portola Valley winery seeks tasting room permit

The economics of the wine business and preserving open space are a couple of key considerations facing Neely Wine and the...

Original post made on May. 16, 2019
Last comment by Idea, on Jun 2, 2019 at 9:33 am | 14 comments | 1085 Views

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Portola Valley winery seeks tasting room permit

The economics of the wine business and preserving open space are a couple of key considerations facing Neely Wine and the...

Original post made on May. 24, 2019
Last comment by Housing advocate, on Jun 1, 2019 at 11:47 pm | 4 comments | 1847 Views

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Letter: Tasting room inappropriate for Portola Valley

It is a bit of a shock to read the article in the May 15 Almanac that the Planning Department of Portola Valley has been...

Original post made on May. 29, 2019
Last comment by Lucy Neely, on May 29, 2019 at 9:35 pm | 1 comment | 294 Views

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First Portola Valley School District superintendent Tony Rose remembered

Derek Rose intends to pull up at Portola Valley Town Center on Saturday, May 25, in his father's black '55 T-bird, the one...

Original post made on May. 24, 2019
Last comment by V.K. Marugg, on May 24, 2019 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 378 Views

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Ward and Mary Paine: Pioneer preservationists honored with lifetime achievement award

Portola Valley duo Ward and Mary Paine have been key players in preserving tens of thousands of acres of Peninsula hills,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2019
Last comment by Sandy Welch, on May 23, 2019 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 1490 Views

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To all, a good knight

Armand Neukermans is a brilliant scientist, prolific inventor, successful entrepreneur, dedicated philanthropist and passionate...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2019
Last comment by Annie Nunan, on Apr 29, 2019 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 680 Views

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Cellphone video captures heated MAGA confrontation that went viral

Even as a 28-second cellphone video of an explosive April 1 confrontation in Palo Alto over a Make America Great Again hat...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
Last comment by menlo mom, on Apr 9, 2019 at 7:52 pm | 9 comments | 3604 Views

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Wednesday: Portola Valley council looks at 'Stanford Wedge' housing option

A study session with Stanford University officials on the topic of adding housing to the university's 89 acres of open space...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2019
Last comment by Affordable Housing, on Apr 1, 2019 at 5:09 pm | 6 comments | 2316 Views

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Portola Valley school board appoints new trustee

The Portola Valley School District school board chose district parent Kimberley Morris Rosen as the board's new member at...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2019
Last comment by I See Corrupt People, on Mar 30, 2019 at 8:44 am | 2 comments | 2307 Views

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Portola Valley: Alpine Inn has new owners

The Alpine Inn, the Portola Valley beer garden and burger haven also known as Rossotti's, has new owners: Deke and Lori Hunter...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by Bruce, on Mar 18, 2019 at 4:47 pm | 28 comments | 13848 Views

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Chain restaurant may replace Applewood Pizza

In the aftermath of Applewood Pizza's closure at the end of December, rumors are swirling that a new pizza parlor is planning...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 15, 2019 at 1:31 pm | 30 comments | 4469 Views

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Stanford removes dam, giving endangered fish room to roam

Water is now flowing freely along a 480-foot stretch of San Francisquito Creek after Stanford University removed the aged...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by pvrez, on Mar 7, 2019 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 2876 Views

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Roadside remnant in Portola Valley has affordable-housing potential

The Portola Valley Town Council on Feb. 13 informally examined a set of conceptual drawings, prepared by the firm CJW Architecture,...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 1, 2019 at 7:14 pm | 2 comments | 2497 Views

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Wednesday: Affordable housing on the agenda in Portola valley

The Portola Valley Town Council meets Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. in the historic Schoolhouse at 765 Portola Road to consider...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2019
Last comment by Steve Jobs Ghost, on Feb 27, 2019 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 1203 Views

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Portola Valley license-plate cameras show some value in tracking criminals

With 12 months of images captured by the two pole-mounted license-plate-reading cameras located at the borders of Portola...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2019
Last comment by Liars living in fear, on Feb 24, 2019 at 6:59 pm | 6 comments | 1351 Views

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Popular burger joint is closed until March for remodeling

The Alpine Inn is set to reopen in mid-March, according to a post on the inn's website. The new owners, all of whom live...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2019
Last comment by Todd Wulfert, on Feb 24, 2019 at 7:45 am | 3 comments | 2714 Views

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Portola Valley: License-plate cameras show some criminal-tracking value

A license-plate-reading camera in Portola Valley played a role in an ongoing investigation, a Sheriff's Office captain told...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 21, 2019 at 6:40 pm | 7 comments | 1959 Views

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Woodside Preschool director is author, counselor in spare time

Tom Limbert knows how to keep busy. He's not only the director of Woodside Preschool, but is also the Woodside Elementary...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by Leigh Pyle, on Jan 30, 2019 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 603 Views
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