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PV councilman-elect say he'll uphold 'nature trumps structure' ethic

Jeff Aalfs, appointed by the Town Council to the Architectural & Site Control Commission (ASCC) in December 2008, is poised...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by pvrez, on Sep 8, 2011 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 3140 Views

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Portola Valley: $40,000 in unauthorized charges

When a resident of Westridge Drive in Portola Valley was out of the country on a two-week vacation, someone ran up $40,000...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by David, on Oct 12, 2011 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 2784 Views

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Halloween Party free-for-all on Shawnee Pass!

I would like to say THANK YOU to whomever put on the incredible Halloween Party and made it free for all to attend. Without...

Original post made by Alex Coluzzi on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Steve & Alison , on Nov 30, 2011 at 7:57 pm | 2 comments | 2741 Views

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Guest opinion: Alpine Road trail would do more harm than good

I am a cyclist and hiker, a former executive responsible for risk management at a company that builds roads, sidewalks, and...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 8, 2011 at 6:39 am | 2 comments | 2301 Views

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Community members remember Marion Softky

Marion Softky, an Almanac reporter for four decades, created a "remarkable legacy" for our area, says Portola Valley historian...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by DM, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 2688 Views

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Portola Valley closing in on new manager

The Portola Valley Town Council plans to meet at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 24, to consider who to choose among the candidates...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jim , on Mar 23, 2012 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 2903 Views

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Portola Valley: Fundraising campaign begins for Ford Field

Community fundraising has begun for a $540,000 project to rehabilitate Ford Field, the Little League baseball diamond at...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Some perspective, on Apr 15, 2012 at 12:03 am | 2 comments | 2867 Views

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Scholar with a cause

Sarah Mummah is beyond doubt a determined woman. She recalls that as a Stanford student, when a professor was discussing...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Billy Lee, on Apr 19, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 2 comments | 3200 Views

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Service set for former Ladera principal John Vincent

A memorial service has been set for Saturday, Aug. 25, for John Vincent, who served as principal of Ladera School from 1968...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by David Ruder, on Jul 27, 2012 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 3231 Views

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Sunday: Celebrating life of John Loustaunou

An informal gathering to celebrate the life of John Charles "Jack" Loustaunou, a founder of the Portola Valley Schools Foundation,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Franklin, on Jul 27, 2012 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 2737 Views

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Portola Valley: Eight tame rabbits rescued

Volunteers have captured eight of the tame rabbits that someone released into the Portola Valley woods sometime over the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Bambi, on Aug 16, 2012 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 3012 Views

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Lawsuit filed after Menlo Park teen struck in El Camino crosswalk

A Menlo Park family is suing a motorist and a number of public agencies, including Menlo Park and Atherton, for negligence...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on Aug 21, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 2612 Views

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Corrections in Portola Valley story

In the Sept. 19 issue, the Almanac reported on plans by the town of Portola Valley to purchase a property at 900 Portola...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by pvresident, on Oct 1, 2012 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 2711 Views

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Portola Valley: volunteers sought for commission seats

The Portola Valley Town Council is seeking volunteers with a serious and sustained interest in the town's residential character...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sunshine, on Oct 24, 2012 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 2747 Views

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Portola Valley finds buyer for Blue Oaks lots

The town of Portola Valley announced Saturday an agreement on the sale, for $2.88 million, of two properties the town owns...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Redfield Flash, on Nov 19, 2012 at 4:21 pm | 2 comments | 3406 Views

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Portola Valley flooded with volunteers

The cup runneth over for the town of Portola Valley. Seventeen residents, including six incumbents, have applied for seven...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by time to move on, on Nov 27, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 3071 Views

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Portola Valley hearings tied to affordable housing

==B Tonight:== Portola Valley will hold two hearings Wednesday, Dec. 12, that are tied to the town's affordable housing plans....

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by more to it, on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:44 pm | 2 comments | 2760 Views

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Portola Valley also bans plastic bags at checkout

The Portola Valley Town Council unanimously agreed Jan. 23 to prohibit retailers in town from dispensing single-use plastic...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Margaret, on Jan 29, 2013 at 7:38 pm | 2 comments | 2939 Views

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Feature story: It's a wrap for Rita Williams

It's no coincidence that award-winning reporter Rita Williams of Portola Valley is retiring from Channel 2 (KTVU-TV) on Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Kathie, on Feb 27, 2013 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 5372 Views

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Tuesday: Portola Valley volunteers tackle affordable housing issue

A group of Portola Valley residents have volunteered to put themselves between a rock and a hard place. They will make recommendations...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by bob, on Mar 5, 2013 at 1:32 pm | 2 comments | 3231 Views
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