Saturday: Portola Valley holds cleanup day
Portola Valley residents who want to get rid of electronic equipment, lawn furniture, pots and pans, and expired medications can do so at the town Neighborhood Clean-Up Day on Saturday, Aug. 2, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the Town Center, 765 Portola Road.
Inside Bay Area
Lafayette Art Gallery's exhibit melds food, form and function
This plate by Jeannine Calcagno Niehaus will be amomng those on display at the upcoming Lafayette Art Gallery/ACGA Show.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Those were the days
The Hallidies, like other wealthy San Franciscans, had a summer retreat on the Peninsula.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Yee accused of racketeering in expanded indictment
Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee, Chinatown association leader Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow and 27 others were charged in federal court in San Francisco on Friday in a revised grand jury indictment that includes new counts of racketeering.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Corte Madera School principal named
Cyndi Maijala, principal at Bret Harte Middle School in the San Jose Unified School District, has been named principal of Corte Madera School, a fourth- through eighth-grade school in Portola Valley with about 350 students.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Jewish News Weekly
Israeli tank sells for $293,000 at local auction
The 37-ton Israeli tank - complete with a 75 mm cannon and a .50-caliber machine gun - sold for $293,000 at what was billed as one of the largest auctions of military vehicles ever.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Campbell Reporter
Police Beat: Portola Valley couple return home to scene of a party
Items selected are from the daily police logs of the cities listed below. Times shown are when the incidents were reported to the police MISSING MASTERPIECES: Police received a report at 1:05 p.m. Monday that watercolor paintings had been lost on the 100 block of University Avenue in Palo Alto.
Hangin' with the goats
These goats may have sensed a friend in Bobby Targ at the Hayfields open space area at the northern edge of Portola Valley.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Atherton tops U.S. real estate price lists
The Midpeninsula has always been an attractive place to live, but recently it has achieved another distinction: home of the most expensive real estate in the country.
Portola Valley: Interim principal appointed for Corte Madera
John Dean, the Portola Valley School District's director of learning and media, has been named interim principal at Corte Madera School.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Tonight: Spraying for West Nile Virus in Ladera, part of Westridge
Six hours of "fogging" to combat the mosquito-borne West Nile Virus are set to begin at 11 p.m. tonight in an area that includes most of Ladera and, in Portola Valley, the Westridge neighborhood east of Westridge Drive on and around Alamos Drive.
Water mandates signal 'get tough' approach
The state Water Resources Control Board on July 15 took steps to enable local water agencies to move beyond voluntary compliance with water conservation guidelines for residents of "urban settings."
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Joel Kotkin: Democrats risk blue-collar rebellion
Henry Perea , asked the state to suspend the cap-and-trade program, which will add as much as a dollar to what already are among the highest gasoline prices in the nation.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Editorial: Get serious about conserving water
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Wed Jul 16, 2014
Woodside: Fencing setbacks debated
A passionate three-hour conversation about fence regulations? It happened in Independence Hall in Woodside before the Town Council on July 8, and not a seat was left unfilled.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Woodside water exceeds Portola Valley's
Woodside's per-capita water use grew significantly in 2013, substantially exceeding water consumption even in Portola Valley, according to data from the California Water Service Company, Woodside's primary supplier of fresh water.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
News of recent college graduates
In the fall of 2012, she was named to the dean's list. * Sophia Chrystel Cornew of Portola Valley graduated May 24 from Bowdoin College with a major in economics and a minor in biology.
Collectors buy tanks, military vehicles at auction
Collectors from around the world have snapped up more than 100 tanks and other military vehicles amassed by a Silicon Valley engineer.
Military tanks and guns hit the auction block
One of the largest collections of military machines in the United States is being auctioned July 11-12 in California.