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Gusty storm claims a life: Tree falls on van in Ladera, killing the driver

Original post made on Mar 21, 2023

The latest storm claimed a victim Tuesday, after a tree fell on a van, killing its driver. Thousands of Midpeninsula residents are once again experiencing power outages, the latest in weeks of storm-driven power failures.

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Posted by Former member
a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Mar 21, 2023 at 4:38 pm

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The trees that fell on Alpine road are pretty close to the freeway, before the tree farm and Webb Ranch. They’ve closed Alpine at La Cuesta because there are no other roads between La Cuesta and the freeway connecting to Alpine.

Posted by Angela Swartz, Almanac Staff Writer
a resident of another community
on Mar 22, 2023 at 11:32 am

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Thanks @Former member, I've updated the story

Posted by CyberVoter
a resident of Atherton: other
on Mar 22, 2023 at 12:38 pm

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Tree down in Vintage Oaks?

That is probably the smallest tree that fell down yesterday! Why not show one of the bigger trees that did real damage?

Posted by Jon Goulden
a resident of Portola Valley: Central Portola Valley
on Mar 22, 2023 at 3:40 pm

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FYI, La Cuesta is in Ladera (county land). It is not part of the town of Portola Valley. The boundary is just after the church on Alpine. It does have the same zip code.

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