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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 | 2410 Views


Portola Valley resident's lawsuit over town's environmental reviews is on hold until fall

A Portola Valley resident's threatened lawsuit against the Town Council and Planning Commission if they don't rescind their...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2023
Last comment by Dave Ross, on Jul 5, 2023 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 2404 Views


Westridge keeping wary eye on new PV development rules

Portola Valley's Westridge community is expressing concerns about how the city's efforts to create more housing opportunities...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Westridge, on Jul 24, 2019 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 2321 Views


Portola Valley resident develops model to simulate town evacuations

A naturally curious person with an engineering background, Portola Valley resident Dave Cardinal decided to start tinkering...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2021
Last comment by David B, on Oct 26, 2021 at 12:59 pm | 4 comments | 2319 Views


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 | 2317 Views


Smuin Ballet on-demand film series makes a stage out of local landscapes

Smuin Contemporary Ballet's Offstage/Onscreen series takes literally the idea that "all the world's a stage" -- or at least...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2295 Views


Portola Valley school board OKs $49.5 million bond measure

A $49.5 million bond to pay for repairs, renovations and new buildings on the Portola Valley School District's two campuses...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2018
Last comment by Local #1, on Jul 11, 2018 at 7:10 am | 1 comment | 2281 Views


Air quality advisory issued for Wednesday due to wildfire smoke

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing an air quality advisory for Wednesday due to smoke from wildfires...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2265 Views


$2.5 million Portola Valley tank gets stolen from Paul Allen

Eccentric Paul Allen is Seattle's version of Larry Ellison. Story in the Chronicle:

Original post made by tankgirl on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, on Sep 13, 2014 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 2254 Views


Portola Valley Cultural Arts Committee Survey

The Portola Valley Cultural Arts Committee's purpose is to encourage community involvement among residents by sponsoring...

Original post made by Linda Olson on May. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2132 Views


Does Portola Valley need real bike lanes?

A lone bicyclist is seen pedaling along a rural suburban road. He approaches a stop sign after a long gradual climb, pauses...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Editor, on Jul 1, 2011 at 8:28 am | 2 comments | 2098 Views


Windmill School Approval Delays

The approval process for the Windmill School project at 900 Portola Rd. appears bogged down unnecessarily in Portola Valley...

Original post made by Bud and Lynn Eisberg on Sep. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1880 Views


Remembering George Mader and the role of outsiders in Portola Valley

I was saddened, as were so many, to hear of the recent death of George Mader, Portola Valley's longtime and trailblazing...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2022
Last comment by Jon Silver, on Sep 26, 2022 at 3:36 pm | 6 comments | 1832 Views


Vote Yes on Measure S

It may seem like deja vu for residents of the Portola Valley School District — another spring parcel tax measure, just...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by PV Resident, on Apr 21, 2021 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 1817 Views


Portola Valley prepares for license-plate-reading cameras

The poles are in the ground in Portola Valley and waiting for their intended purpose: as mounts for license-plate-reading...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 13, 2017 at 6:44 pm | 3 comments | 1776 Views


Letter to the editor

Stanford Wedge project Read the full letter here

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2021
Last comment by Rusty Day, on Jan 30, 2021 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 1645 Views


Letters to the editor for Aug. 18

<B>Ideas for tackling Alpine Inn parking problem Read the full story here

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2023
Last comment by diesel, on Sep 18, 2023 at 1:20 pm | 3 comments | 1043 Views
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