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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Council to forge ahead on affordable housing

Four undeveloped properties owned by the town of Portola Valley might be worth further examination for affordable housing,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Tired, on Oct 13, 2017 at 12:35 am | 5 comments | 1048 Views

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Incumbent Karen Tate withdraws from Portola Valley school board election

Portola Valley School District board member Karen Tate, the only incumbent running for one of the three open board seats...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Jenny Lebsack, on Oct 8, 2017 at 10:21 am | 3 comments | 2056 Views

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Molly Alexander, owner of Alpine Inn in Portola Valley, dies at 93

Amelia "Molly" Alexander, for years the proprietress of the Alpine Inn in Portola Valley, was until a few years ago a familiar...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Jean Erreca, on Oct 4, 2017 at 7:47 pm | 9 comments | 6566 Views

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Locals sue FAA over aircraft noise

For years, residents in Portola Valley, Ladera and along Skyline Boulevard have complained to Northern California aviation...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by faa/surf air, on Sep 28, 2017 at 6:10 pm | 60 comments | 9658 Views

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Police calls: Thieves break in, steal ATM from Alpine Inn

Crimes and accident reports from Portola Valley, Ladera, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/09/26/police-calls-thieves...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2017
Last comment by R Poole, on Sep 26, 2017 at 8:25 pm | 2 comments | 1482 Views

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Police calls: Breaking and entering, or just entering, via sliding glass door

Crime reports from West Menlo Park and Menlo Park Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/09/20/police-calls-breaking-and-entering-or-just-entering-via-sli...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by pv IS safe, on Sep 20, 2017 at 10:03 pm | 4 comments | 1592 Views

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Portola Valley: Residential burglary suspect sentenced to jail in no-contest plea

Jesus Giovanni Franco, 19, of Redwood City, was sentenced to one year in the San Mateo County jail after pleading no contest...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2017
Last comment by Snato, on Aug 28, 2017 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments | 1665 Views

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How to apply for Belle Haven mini grants

Assistance with applying for mini grants of $500 or $1,000 from the Belle Haven Community Development Fund will offered...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2017
Last comment by , on Aug 27, 2017 at 5:31 am | 1 comment | 2032 Views

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Portola Valley: Three bicyclists injured in collision with SUV

Three bicyclists were injured, at least one of them seriously, when they collided with an SUV Saturday morning on Portola...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2017
Last comment by local, on Aug 7, 2017 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments | 4722 Views

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Portola Valley surveys residents on license-plate cameras

The town of Portola Valley is using an online survey to gather community opinion on the use of cameras that photograph the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Keep PV SAFE !, on Aug 4, 2017 at 10:51 pm | 5 comments | 2549 Views

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Editorial: Time for city to create a policy on accepting gifts

Who should decide the timing of public-facilities development and the spending schedule for city funds in Menlo Park? The...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by Insider, on Aug 3, 2017 at 4:16 pm | 10 comments | 1842 Views

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Portola Valley: Seeking to renew harmony in Town Hall, council hires help

If the harmony inside Portola Valley Town Hall was as real as it's said to have been, that fabric has been frayed by recent...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ruth W, on Jul 25, 2017 at 12:48 am | 6 comments | 3578 Views

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Portola Valley: Faulty electric bike charger caused garage fire, firefighters say

A malfunctioning battery charger for electric bicycles was the cause of a structure fire on Saturday afternoon, July 22,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jul 24, 2017 at 4:56 pm | 1 comment | 2279 Views

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Police calls: Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley, Atherton

This information is based on reports from the Menlo Park and Atherton police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2278 Views

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June 15 in Portola Valley: Rockabilly band kicks off summer concert series

The band Jinx Jones will bring its live rockabilly music from the 1950s to the performance lawn at Portola Valley Town Center...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jun 8, 2017 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 1226 Views

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Woodside: Old La Honda Road to close to through traffic for months

The California Water Service company will be installing two water tanks in the vicinity of Orchard Hill Road in Woodside....

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2017
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jun 6, 2017 at 9:00 am | 3 comments | 3191 Views

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In wake of Trump: Locals take leadership role in campaigns to elect Democrats

The Republican Party has been riding high with its control over state governments, with Republican majorities in the legislatures...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by pogo, on May 31, 2017 at 6:44 am | 12 comments | 1493 Views

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Portola Valley: Windmill School moves ahead on new campus

Windmill School, a play-based preschool, recently received a building permit to move ahead with construction of a new campus...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Richard Hine, on May 16, 2017 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 2020 Views

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Portola Valley: Town debates how to warn criminals away

Is there a low-key, discreet but effective way to inform would-be burglars and thieves that they're being watched? The Portola...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Keep PV SAFE!, on May 2, 2017 at 2:19 pm | 3 comments | 1865 Views

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Tonight in Portola Valley: Five authors and their stories

The Arts Guild of Portola Valley holds its first event tonight (April 26) when five authors tell their stories from 7 to...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by CJ, on Apr 27, 2017 at 12:29 am | 2 comments | 1863 Views
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Couples: Initiators and Implementors
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 674 views

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Don't be a ghost
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