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Through the fog

Cyclists and a runner were out in the fog in Portola Valley on Sunday morning, Jan. 15. These scenes were taken from a spot...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
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On writing

Portola Valley resident Mary Waters-Sayer, author of "The Blue Bath," a well-received first novel recently published by St....

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Janet Nopes, on Jan 11, 2017 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 227 Views

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Portola Valley: New mayor also a career leader in his day jobs

Craig Hughes, elected Dec. 14 by his colleagues on the Town Council as the 2017 mayor of Portola Valley, is not unaccustomed...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2016
Last comment by Robert Thompson, on Dec 28, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 3848 Views

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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 | 3597 Views

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Portola Valley's new mayor also a career leader in his day jobs

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2016/12/21/bcraig-hughesib-the-new-mayor-of-portola-valley-says-his-governing-philosophy-is-listening-keeping-an-op...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by CitizenSane, on Dec 20, 2016 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 349 Views

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Portola Valley: Pastors Mark and Cheryl Goodman-Morris leave Valley Presbyterian

Mark and Cheryl Goodman-Morris will say good-bye to the church they've served for nearly 29 years, Valley Presbyterian Church...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Karen Thysen, on Dec 15, 2016 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 3918 Views

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Portola Valley: New baker for farmers' market knows art, science of bread-making

In a tiny village in central France where Portola Valley resident Fiona Strouts' parents live, the arrival of the baker and...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by Kim, on Dec 1, 2016 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 2108 Views

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Portola Valley today: In wake of home invasions, deputies meet with residents

In the wake of two home-invasion robberies in Portola Valley, deputies and detectives from the San Mateo County Sheriff's...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Go Cubbies, on Nov 3, 2016 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 1235 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 Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 1, 2016 at 8:21 am | 4 comments | 1592 Views

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Portola Valley home invasions rattle some, galvanize others

It has been a disquieting week and a half in Portola Valley. Anxiety is elevated after an Oct. 18 daytime residential burglary,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 27, 2016 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 430 Views

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Portola Valley: Home-invasion robberies prompt petition for license-plate-reading cameras

In the wake of a second home-invasion robbery of an occupied Portola Valley home in six months, a petition to install fixed...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by local, on Oct 19, 2016 at 7:24 am | 8 comments | 2465 Views

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Portola Valley: Deputies investigate another home burglary

Sheriff's deputies were on the scene investigating today (Tuesday, Oct. 18) after receiving a call about another residential...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Kaz, on Oct 18, 2016 at 11:42 pm | 4 comments | 2568 Views

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Portola Valley: Another home invasion by three armed men

Three armed men invaded an occupied home on Valencia Court in Portola Valley late Thursday, Oct. 13, corralled the three...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2016
Last comment by PV Mom, on Oct 17, 2016 at 12:25 pm | 6 comments | 5119 Views

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Remembering Portola Valley's John A. Wilson

Portola Valley pioneer resident John Arnot Wilson, who died in 1999, would have celebrated his 100th birthday on Oct. 9....

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by KP, on Oct 6, 2016 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 1953 Views

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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 | 4018 Views

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Teen killed in solo crash on Skyline Boulevard

A passenger in a BMW was killed Thursday when the speeding car careened down an embankment and slammed into two trees in...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by diamond J, on Sep 9, 2016 at 7:43 pm | 4 comments | 4771 Views

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Open enrollment begins for clean energy program

Residents can now sign up to participate in the October launch of the Peninsula Clean Energy program, a greener alternative...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Sep 9, 2016 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1442 Views

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Windmill School Approval Delays

The approval process for the Windmill School project at 900 Portola Rd. appears bogged down unnecessarily in Portola Valley...

Original post made by Bud and Lynn Eisberg on Sep. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 287 Views

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More than 500 cyclists participate in Tour de Menlo

More than 500 cyclists enjoyed good weather and well-marked routes for this year's 14th annual Tour de Menlo bike ride, which...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 23, 2016 at 6:40 pm | 1 comment | 1134 Views

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Portola Valley: Overflow parking at Windy Hill; Town Council seeks solutions

Portola Valley's Windy Hill Open Space Preserve is a popular place, perhaps more popular than people had in mind when they...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 19, 2016 at 5:23 pm | 6 comments | 1548 Views
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