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  1. Meta Secures $23M in Series A Led by Horizons Ventures, Tim Draper and Y-Combinator Partners -Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | WebWire

    ... reality applications with Meta's SDK. Meta is an augmented reality hardware and software company based in Portola Valley; led by Founder & CEO, Meron Gribetz, Chief Scientist Prof. Steve Mann (inventor of wearable computing), Lead Advisor Prof. ...


  2. Are you ready to go? End of life planning Tues. Feb 3Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Patch.com

    ... she recognizes the importance of planning ahead for our end-of-life needs. She resides at the Sequoias Portola Valley, a senior retirement community. This event is sponsored by the Mountain View Public Library and Bay Area Funeral Consumers ...


  3. Local author Jan Ellison's debut novel, A Small Indiscretion, is spotlighted at Kepler'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | InMenlo.com

    ... about a woman's attempt to see the past clearly and make amends and let it rest," she says. Jan lives in Portola Valley with her husband, David Baszucki, whom she met at Stanford, and their four children, now 18, 16, 13 and 10. With book promotion ...


  4. Obituary: Dr. Norman Coplon, nephrologist and innovatorRead the original story

    Monday | Almanac

    Dr. Norman Coplon, founder of the nonprofit Satellite Healthcare and an award-winning nephrologist who taught at Stanford University, died at his Portola Valley home on Jan. 11 following a long illness. He was 77. Born in Syracuse, New York, in 1937, he attended Syracuse University and then medical school at the State University of New York Upstate.


  5. Highway 84 Traffic UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Patch.com

    ... o hours. Use caution in the area. OES 99 Sent by Dan Bennett to San Gregorio, Pescadero, La Honda, Broadmoor, Portola Valley, Kings Mountain (E-mail accounts, Wireless devices) through SMC Alert


  6. Kindergarten registration time for local schoolsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Almanac

    ... children who will be 5 years old by Sept. 1 are eligible to attend kindergarten. In the Woodside and Portola Valley districts, children who turn 5 between Sept. 2 and Dec. 2 are eligible to register for a two-year transitional kindergarten program. ...


  7. Saturday: Creekside Learning Lab holds open houseRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Almanac

    The Creekside Learning Lab in Portola Valley will hold an open house Saturday, Jan. 24, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the school, 884 B-1 Portola Road in Portola Valley. Creekside, a private one-class school, says in 2015-16 it will enroll up to 16 students for a blended fourth- and fifth-grade with a mix of genders, ages, abilities and skills, the school says.


  8. Martin Anderson: Adviser to Ronald Reagan who wrote extensively on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Independent

    ... and political adviser: born Lowell, Massachusetts 5 August 1936; married 1965 Annelise Graebner; died Portola Valley, California 5 January 2015. On officially the most depressing day of the year, Fitness First opens its doors to everyone for free. ...


  9. Woodside Library gets ready for the 21st centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Almanac

    ... programs and for residents to pick up and drop off materials. "I would expect that most people will use the Portola Valley Library," Mr. Fortin says. That library, at 765 Portola Road, is a less than 15-minute drive from the Woodside Library. The ...


  10. Presidential adviser Martin Anderson diesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Almanac

    Martin Anderson, an author, Hoover Institution scholar at Stanford University, and adviser to Republican presidents, died Saturday, Jan. 3, in Portola Valley. He was at home and died in his sleep, his family said.


  11. Tuesday: Memorial for Dr. Norman CoplonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Almanac

    A memorial service honoring the life of Dr. Norman S. Coplon, a leader in the field of nephrology and a resident of Portola Valley, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, at Congregation Kol Emeth at 4175 Manuela Ave. in Palo Alto.


  12. Portola Valley classroom in running for $10,000 remodel prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Almanac

    Kerry Keplinger, center, could win a $10,000 remodel of her Corte Madera School STEM classroom if she gets the most online votes for the project designed by her students, including William, left, and Connor, right. What happens if you challenge students to design a dream remodel of their classroom? At Portola Valley's Corte Madera School, the result is a chance to win $10,000 toward that remodel.


  13. League of Extraordinary CEOs: Sap Ceo McDermott describes the formula that propelled his careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Business Journal

    ... me and found they had a very nice, sweet sense of humility and humanity. Next I met with Hasso Plattner in Portola Valley, Calif., one of the founders of the company and co-CEO at that time. Here was this really amazing guy with one of the great ...


  14. Yosemite's El Capitan stonewalls but doesn't stop free climbersRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 11 | Los Angeles Times

    ... "You contrast it with the killings in Paris, with the darkness in the world," said Tim Fulkerson, 51, of Portola Valley, Calif., watching Sunday in the meadow at the foot of El Capitan with his 13-year-old rock-climber son Ross. "You look up and you ...


  15. After the last death: Doctors, academics debate the possibility, value of a 150-year lifespanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... ease!" said Bortz, as he and his wife, Ruth Anne, sipped wine and looked out over Palo Alto from the hills of Portola Valley recently. "Neither is aging the same as


  16. Priory's Reese scoring in bunches as a freshmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... a shootout at the old Blackford High campus in San Jose on Tuesday night. Wasn't there, but Woodside Priory-Portola Valley freshman Tatiana Reese and Harker School-San Jose sophomore Jordan Thompson must have put on quite a show. Thompson had 38 ...


  17. Songs without words, but with plenty of passionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Almanac

    Pianist Christine McLeavey Payne is joined by Rebecca Jackson, violin, cellist Jonah Kim and violist Matthew Young in a recent performance of Ensemble San Francisco. Ensemble San Francisco, founded and directed by Portola Valley resident Christine McLeavey Payne, performs at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, at Valley Presbyterian Church, 945 Portola Road in Portola Valley.


  18. Martin Anderson | Top Reagan adviser, 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Philly.com

    ... books about his life and legacy, has died. He was 78. Anderson died in his sleep Jan. 3, 2015, at his home in Portola Valley, Calif., according to the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, where he had been a senior fellow since 1971. Martin ...


  19. Reese totals 32 points, but Priory falls at HarkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Inside Bay Area

    Woodside Priory-Portola Valley freshman Tatiana Reese scored 32 points, but the Panthers fell to host Harker School-San Jose 68-46 in the West Bay Athletic League Skyline Division opener for both teams on Tuesday.


  20. Police Beat: Two people cited for driving under the influence on New Year's Eve in Palo AltoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... the police. THE WRONG WAY TO CELEBRATE: Palo Alto police cited a 29-year-old Sunnyvale man and a 23-year-old Portola Valley woman for driving under the influence on New Year's Eve. p.m.: A person was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol ...


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