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A good life

Dozer, a black Labrador retriever belonging to Portola Valley resident Charlotte Rayfield, doesn't like anyone putting a...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by REISS, on Sep 16, 2015 at 11:11 pm | 3 comments | 1978 Views


Obituary: Adaline Jessup of Portola Valley, ardent environmentalist

If personal magnetism were a measurable force, if it could be calculated on its ability to draw people in and give them feelings...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by Whitney Hayes , on Sep 30, 2015 at 7:46 pm | 3 comments | 3809 Views


East Coast-style pizza coming to Ladera

Ladera Country Shopper in Ladera will soon be home to Rusty's Roadside Grill, an East Coast-style pizzeria from the owner...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 14, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 3 comments | 2717 Views


Portola Valley: Feds charge resident with bank fraud

Federal authorities have charged Portola Valley resident Mark Migdal and a co-defendant from Hillsborough with bank fraud...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by Interested onlooker, on Oct 3, 2016 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 5254 Views


Portola Valley: Two arrested in Westridge on prowling, stolen-property charges

Sheriff's deputies arrested two men on Ramoso Road in Portola Valley in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Dec. 20. The...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by pearl, on Dec 20, 2016 at 7:58 pm | 3 comments | 4781 Views


Portola Valley: Two men accused of attempted home burglary plead not guilty

Two men accused of trying to burglarize a Portola Valley home Jan. 19 pleaded not guilty Monday in San Mateo County Superior...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2017
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 25, 2017 at 4:00 pm | 3 comments | 2739 Views


Portola Valley: Burglar breaks into and ransacks home

A burglar or burglars forced open a kitchen door and ransacked a home on Santa Maria Avenue in Portola Valley on Thursday,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2017
Last comment by tiburonmike, on Feb 27, 2017 at 4:43 pm | 3 comments | 3799 Views


Occupied Portola Valley home burglarized; culprits escape

San Mateo County sheriff's deputies are looking for two people in connection with a burglary of an occupied home in the 100...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Local, on Mar 4, 2017 at 6:39 am | 3 comments | 4048 Views


Portola Valley: Town may install license-plate-reading cameras

The sense of privacy that Portola Valley residents and visitors have when driving into or out of town may be in the balance...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by whstever, on Mar 21, 2017 at 5:58 pm | 3 comments | 2310 Views


Portola Valley: Road shoulder work to address pinch point for bicyclists

There are no bike lanes on Alpine or Portola roads in Portola Valley, but painted white fog lines create shoulders that serve...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by parent, on Apr 13, 2017 at 6:43 pm | 3 comments | 3169 Views


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 | 2023 Views


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 | 3561 Views


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 | 5061 Views


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 | 2739 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 | 391 Views


The Almanac and the public should reconsider the Jackling House issue

The following letter by Christina Romano Puckett was published in the Almanac's Feb. 7 print edition: Editor: A small...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Feb 8, 2007 at 5:29 pm | 3 comments | 4546 Views


Favorite memories of May Day

The annual May Day parade is almost here, and it got me thinking about what I like best about the event. There are a lot...

Original post made by Waving and Clapping on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by JBH, on May 2, 2007 at 8:28 pm | 3 comments | 4339 Views


Woodside promotes planning director, hires code officer

From Town Manager Susan George in the latest edition of the Woodsider, the town's newsletter: Planning Director Hope Sullivan...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on May. 31, 2007
Last comment by Michael Adams, on Aug 9, 2007 at 11:05 pm | 3 comments | 4551 Views


On the trail of fitness

Drive down most local roadways on the Peninsula and you can't help but notice the fitness buffs in their running shoes pounding...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2007
Last comment by Rob, on Jul 14, 2007 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 5006 Views


Woodside knocks report on Huddart, Wunderlich parks

Thousands of extra visitors? A wedding reception every day of the year? Parked cars clogging the roads near park entrances?...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2007
Last comment by Albie, on Sep 25, 2007 at 11:29 pm | 3 comments | 4932 Views
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