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Portola Valley promotes safer rodent control

Portola Valley is turning a common pest problem into a plug for environmental preservation. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/01/13/portola-valley-prom...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2018
Last comment by Ginger Hummer Creevy, on Jan 15, 2018 at 8:43 pm | 2 comments | 983 Views

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Tonight: Portola Valley council considers fate of utility users tax

The Portola Valley Town Council meets tonight to consider the fate of the 4.5 percent utility users tax in a ballot measure...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jan 11, 2018 at 10:11 am | 5 comments | 675 Views

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Portola Valley: Affordable housing a priority for new planning commissioner

Active town volunteer and retired high-tech executive Craig Taylor of Portola Valley starts a four-year term on the town's...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by Where's the love?, on Jan 10, 2018 at 7:34 pm | 9 comments | 2723 Views

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Obituary: Eric Reed, local boy who did well for himself and others

Eric Laurence Reed grew up in Portola Valley, graduated from local schools and came to public service somewhat late in his...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2017
Last comment by Loverine Taylor , on Dec 30, 2017 at 12:02 pm | 2 comments | 2466 Views

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Portola Valley: Improving communication is priority

The duty of the online monitoring of PV Forum and engaging Portola Valley Town Hall with the public has occasionally been...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2017
Last comment by jackrabbit, on Dec 30, 2017 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 928 Views

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Portola Valley: Marijuana sales in town worry residents

The idea of a retail marijuana dispensary in a central commercial area in Portola Valley has residents painting grim scenarios,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by E. , on Dec 14, 2017 at 7:15 pm | 13 comments | 2371 Views

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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 | 377 Views

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Portola Valley tonight: Public invited to study session on marijuana cultivation, sale

The Portola Valley Planning Commission on Wednesday, Dec. 6, will hold the first of several study sessions, open to the public,...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by PVResident, on Dec 6, 2017 at 5:47 pm | 1 comment | 1132 Views

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Portola Valley: Los Trancos Road closed between Alpine and Valley Oak

Los Trancos Road, the primary route to and from the communities of Los Trancos Woods and Vista Verde in the hills above Portola...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by Bob Strehlow, on Nov 17, 2017 at 1:46 pm | 1 comment | 1031 Views

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Wednesday: Portola Valley school board to decide how to fill vacancy

How to fill a vacancy on the Portola Valley School District's governing board will be on the agenda when the board meets...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 14, 2017 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 769 Views

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Update: Portola Valley rejects ban on outdoor cultivation, sale of marijuana

The Town Council of Portola Valley is known for trying to get out in front on progressive matters, including green construction...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by John, on Nov 11, 2017 at 5:58 pm | 2 comments | 1744 Views

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Portola Valley rejects moratorium on outdoor cultivation, retail sale of marijuana

The Portola Valley Town Council on Wednesday chose not to adopt an urgency ordinance that would have set a 45-day moratorium...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by Mamadoo , on Nov 6, 2017 at 7:14 pm | 4 comments | 1919 Views

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Portola Valley joins 'sanctuary city' lawsuits

Portola Valley is joining as a "friend of the court" two lawsuits that challenge the constitutionality of an executive order...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on Nov 6, 2017 at 12:09 am | 14 comments | 1768 Views

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Portola Valley's school board election has just become more complicated

Members of the Portola Valley School District board appointed Jeff Klugman to fill a board vacancy on Wednesday night, Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by PV Rancher, on Nov 2, 2017 at 4:55 pm | 2 comments | 1517 Views

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Portola Valley schools: Survey shows small majority favors $40M bond measure

A small majority of Portola Valley School District residents recently surveyed favor a $40 million bond measure to pay for...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by pvrez, on Oct 31, 2017 at 3:37 pm | 8 comments | 1457 Views

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Tonight: Portola Valley may temporarily ban outdoor marijuana cultivation

Portola Valley may adopt tonight (Oct. 25) a temporarily ban on the outdoor cultivation of marijuana for personal or commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2017
Last comment by Chris Bay, on Oct 25, 2017 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 1098 Views

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Five apply for Portola Valley school board appointment

The Portola Valley School District's governing board will appoint a member to fill the two years remaining on Jennifer Youstra's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2017
Last comment by Disappointed, on Oct 23, 2017 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 1686 Views

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Portola Valley: Council to forge ahead on affordable housing

Four undeveloped properties owned by the town of Portola Valley might be worth further examination for affordable housing,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2017
Last comment by Tired, on Oct 13, 2017 at 12:35 am | 5 comments | 1579 Views

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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 | 2714 Views

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Molly Alexander, owner of Alpine Inn in Portola Valley, dies at 93

Amelia "Molly" Alexander, for years the proprietress of the Alpine Inn in Portola Valley, was until a few years ago a familiar...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Jean Erreca, on Oct 4, 2017 at 7:47 pm | 9 comments | 7077 Views
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The Cost of Service
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