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Portola Valley, California is located in San Mateo County. Zip codes in Portola Valley, CA include 94028. The median home price in Portola Valley is $4,250,000 which is roughly $1,112/per square foot. More Portola Valley information.

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Yesterday | Almanac

Portola Valley: $15,000 pearl necklace stolen from home

This information is from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office and the Menlo Park Police Department.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Almanac

Fire crews to simulate an aggressive wildfire

Fire trucks and other emergency vehicles will be seen and heard on Portola Valley roads, particularly Alpine and Los Trancos roads, on Wednesday, May 7. Town Hall will morph into an emergency operations center.

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Almanac

Portola Valley: Are traffic-calming measures coming to Corte Madera Road?

The Portola Valley Town Council on Wednesday, April 23, will consider whether anything should be done to slow or prevent twice-a-day traffic on steep, narrow Corte Madera Road and nearby streets with similar characteristics - no sidewalks or paths for the Corte Madera School students who walk there twice a day.

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Almanac

Wednesday: Board may hike sewer rates 9 percent

Citing needed maintenance to the sewer system and waste-water treatment plant, the West Bay Sanitary District proposes to increase sewer rates by 9 percent as of July 1. The district's governing board will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, to consider the proposal.

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CBS Local

Home Prices Hit Pre-Recession Levels In Many Bay Area Cities

SAN FRANCISCO - Real estate website Zillow released a report Monday night that shows home prices in dozens of Bay Area cities have hit pre-recession levels.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Almanac

FAA invites comment from residents under flight paths

A strong turnout from Portola Valley, Ladera and Woodside is expected at the workshop hosted by the Federal Aviation Administration in the San Mateo Public Library at 55 W. 3rd Ave. at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 17. At issue: the noise made by a gradually increasing number of commercial aircraft as they pass over Peninsula communities, some of ... (more)

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Cyclelicious

#ReplaceBikeWithCar Portola Valley California

It's also a great place to ride. Residents of Portola Valley and nearby Woodside perpetually complain about the weekend traffic jams as hundreds of road cyclists pass through their towns.

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The Campbell Reporter

Sewer rates may go up 9.5 percent in West Bay district

West Bay Sanitary District customers will have to pay 9.5 percent more for sewer service if the agency's governing board approves a proposed rate increase on April 23. The rate hike is needed to pay for significant improvements to the regional wastewater treatment plant and continued maintenance of the sewer system, according to district officials.

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Almanac

Hidden license-plate cameras captured two weeks of drive-by traffic

Radar-equipped vehicle-speed-monitoring trailers often seen along the side of the road in Portola Valley have been doing double duty recently: informing motorists of their forward velocity and taking photographs of their license plates.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Police Beat: Dog bites cat in Palo Alto

Items selected are from the daily police logs of the cities listed below. Times shown are when the incidents were reported to the police.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Almanac

Environmental report opens door for comment to FAA about aircraft noise

For some residents of Portola Valley, Woodside and nearby communities, the current level of commercial aircraft noise in the skies above may lessen as the years go by, but it just as easily may not.

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Almanac

Menlo Park: Council requests more data before voting on animal shelter funding

Animal control services are important - no one on the Menlo Park council disputes that - but what they are disputing is who should provide them to the city and at what cost.

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Patch.com

Woodside tops the 100 highest-income places list

Among U.S. places with at least 1,000 households, Woodside enjoys the highest per capita income - $120,366.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Pacifica Tribune

It's Happening at the Library

Farewell Gwen Miller. Welcome Angela Luis -- Gwen Miller, the Children's Librarian for the past 13 years at the Pacifica Libraries, has announced her retirement.

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Almanac

Missing man found after nighttime search in Portola Valley

A helicopter from the San Jose Police Department hovered above the southern border of Portola Valley on the evening of April 2 as a team of law enforcement officers from Santa Clara and San Mateo counties looked for a missing person who had been reported absent from his Los Altos Hills home at around 4:30 p.m. that day.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

SFGate

Moment of truth: Bikes vs. cars

Moment of truth, not enough space: Bike riders s on Redwood Road in the East Bay Hills in Oakland near Skyline.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Patch.com

Parents Spooked by Camouflaged Pair with Rifles at Woodside School Today

Woodside-Portola Valley deputies of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office evacuated the campus of Woodside Elementary School this afternoon after reported sightings of two subjects dressed in camouflage armed with rifles and a machete.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Almanac

Portola Valley Planning Department to be entirely inside Town Hall

The end is coming for the longstanding practice in Portola Valley Town Hall of using an outside consulting firm to oversee planning department activities.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Almanac

Missing man found after nighttime Portola Valley search

A helicopter from the San Jose Police Department patrolled the skies above the southern border of Portola Valley Wednesday evening , as a team of law enforcement officers from Santa Clara and San Mateo counties were looking for a missing person who had been reported absent from his home in Los Altos Hills at around 4:30 p.m. Residents of the area ... (more)

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Patch.com

Manhunt Underway Near School in Portola Valley

The Sheriff's Office is currently conducting a law enforcement action on the trails behind Corte Madera School -- near Alpine Road and Indian Crossing -- in Portola Valley.

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