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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 Lisa T, 4 hours ago | 6 comments | 335 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 | 1062 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 | 1135 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 | 1 comment | 1188 Views

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Police calls: Crime reports from Portola Valley, Atherton, Menlo Park

This information is from the Menlo Park and Atherton police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2068 Views

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Sheriff's Office investigates another Portola Valley burglary

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office reported Saturday that it is investigating another residential burglary in Portola...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2017
Last comment by margomca, on Apr 17, 2017 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 1849 Views

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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 | 2125 Views

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Police calls: Home surveillance camera captures images of suspected burglars

Crime reports from Portola Valley and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/04/11/police-calls-home-surveillance-camera-captures-images-of-sus...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by America's Polymath, on Apr 12, 2017 at 2:09 pm | 7 comments | 2182 Views

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Portola Valley: Three suspects at large following home burglary

Three burglary suspects are at large following a break-in and theft this morning (April 10) at a Portola Valley home, a San...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
Last comment by whatever, on Apr 11, 2017 at 8:48 am | 12 comments | 4054 Views

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East Palo Alto family says they were harassed by men claiming to be ICE

An East Palo Alto family confronted by bounty hunters questioning their immigration status underscores how persons under...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3040 Views

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Portola Valley to experiment with nonpoisonous ways to control rodents

Rodent poisons kill rodents but can cause deaths higher up the food chain, so the Portola Valley Town Council has agreed...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by Cindie, on Apr 4, 2017 at 2:03 pm | 5 comments | 1301 Views

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Portola Valley: License-plate-reading cameras likely up by start of summer

(Expanded version of story previously posted.) When summer arrives in Portola Valley, if things go as planned, license...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by Hers , on Mar 31, 2017 at 6:43 pm | 5 comments | 1470 Views

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Portola Valley: Council approves plan to install license plate-reading cameras

License plate-reading cameras for criminal surveillance are coming to entry and exit points of Portola Valley. A unanimous...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
Last comment by Ben F, on Mar 24, 2017 at 2:34 pm | 33 comments | 2004 Views

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Snapshot on JoAnn Loulan: Portola Valley's powerhouse fundraiser

If you are running for political office in Northern California, chances are you have met JoAnn Loulan, a Portola Valley psychotherapist...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by Brad Hall, on Mar 23, 2017 at 7:17 am | 6 comments | 824 Views

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Portola Valley creates new sustainability and environmental committee

Sustainability is a key component of the ethos of Portola Valley government, so it might seem surprising that it's 2017 and...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Caroline V, on Mar 22, 2017 at 12:32 pm | 6 comments | 2280 Views

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School board examines cost-reduction options

Although voters overwhelmingly approved a parcel tax for the Menlo Park City School District on March 7, the budget woes...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 22, 2017 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 1306 Views

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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 | 1619 Views

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To prevent crime, Portola Valley may change its residential design guidelines

Darkness at night has long been a Portola Valley treasure, but with the town experiencing a couple of high-profile and ruthless...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2017
Last comment by caroline V, on Mar 20, 2017 at 7:38 pm | 8 comments | 2012 Views

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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 | 2 comments | 3368 Views

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Crews respond to creek erosion near Alpine Road in Ladera

When storms uprooted two trees along the north bank of Los Trancos Creek in Ladera in mid-February, erosion of the bank by...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Samu Lizard, on Mar 3, 2017 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 2034 Views
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