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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 | 3895 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 | 4411 Views

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'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 | 4119 Views

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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 | 3836 Views

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Portola Valley plans dinner, grand opening for $20 million Town Center complex

A select group of Portola Valley donors and their family members, 75 residents in all, are receiving invitations to a dinner...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Chris, on Sep 3, 2008 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 3732 Views

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Guest opinion: Everest, Summit charter school attacks based on misconceptions

I am a senior at Summit Preparatory Charter High School. I was not surprised to see The Almanac's article on Everest's charter...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Stephanie, on Sep 19, 2008 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 4033 Views

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Mountain lions: Deputies patrol trails

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Department has begun deploying deputies on off-road motorcycles on trails in the hills in...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2008
Last comment by Ron, on Sep 30, 2008 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 4232 Views

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Guest opinion: End Portola Valley's utility taxes

On Nov. 3, 2009, Portola Valley voters may face yet another election to authorize four more years of utility taxes. About...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Steve Toben, on Mar 26, 2009 at 8:54 am | 2 comments | 3327 Views

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Woodside High grad pleads 'no contest' in fatal accident

A prison term may be looming for Keith Benford Knudsen, a Portola Valley native who was behind the wheel of a BMW in a fatal...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Mother, on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 2 comments | 4309 Views

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Virginia Bacon photos of snow on local hilltops

"What a joy to wake up this morning and find snow on the local hilltops," says Virginia Bacon of Portola Valley, who sent...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Vern Rogers, on Dec 8, 2009 at 7:16 am | 2 comments | 2982 Views

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Portola Valley hikes fees for sports teams

Soccer and baseball players can expect to pay substantially more in 2010 for the use of the two baseball and two soccer fields...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by responsible one, on Dec 17, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 2 comments | 3710 Views

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Storm fills creek at Portola Valley Town Center

Storm runoff in Sausal Creek at Portola Valley Town Center may have set a new high-water mark this morning around 10:40 a.m....

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Jan 21, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 3991 Views

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Portola Valley's only gas station has new owner

Dieter Mees, a Porsche-trained mechanic and the former owner of Palo Alto German car repair specialist D & M Motors, is the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Casper, on Feb 3, 2010 at 8:50 pm | 2 comments | 5050 Views

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Portola Valley Archives

The mansion Herbert Law built in the 1920s for his 5-year-old daughter Patricia in the hills of Portola Valley burned in...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Laura, on Apr 23, 2016 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 4688 Views

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Megan Mitchell lived for years with bipolar disease

Megan Mitchell, the daughter of Kent and Jo Ann Mitchell of Portola Valley and a graduate of Ormondale, Corte Madera and...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by A human, on Feb 24, 2010 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 4782 Views

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Open question

A Portola Valley committee toured the former Spring Down equestrian facility adjacent to Town Center on Thursday, Feb. 11,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Janine O'Neill, on Feb 18, 2010 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 3346 Views

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Deputies' ploy nets burglary suspects in Westridge neighborhood of Portola Valley

Alert observation followed by a little deception -- it was all in a day's work for sheriff's deputies patrolling the Westridge...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Luc, on Mar 15, 2010 at 1:42 pm | 2 comments | 3555 Views

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Ormondale principal to retire

Ormondale Principal Eva Gal has decided to retire in June after guiding the Portola Valley elementary school for the past...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Linda Vlasic, on Apr 6, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments | 3834 Views

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Mountain lion spotted in Portola Valley

A mountain lion was spotted this morning (March 25) in Portola Valley area, according to the office of emergency services....

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by long time resident, on Mar 28, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 3553 Views

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Sunday: Blessing of the bikes coming to Portola Valley

Cyclists are invited to the first annual "blessing of the bikes" comes to Portola Valley on Sunday, April 18, at 10:45 a.m....

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Apr 16, 2010 at 11:56 pm | 2 comments | 3912 Views
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