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  1. Boys basketball: Priory pulls off miracle upsetRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    It was bedlam at Santa Clara High. The Woodside Priory-Portola Valley players and their fans stormed the floor for a brief moment, then took their impromptu celebration outside in front of the gym.

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  2. Residents: Traffic challenges abundant along Alpine RoadRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Almanac

    In the tale of the three communities along the Alpine Road corridor between Menlo Park and Portola Valley, there are certain spots along the road where it can be the worst of times every single day, according to residents who have to deal with the traffic. At the invitation of the county, about 50 residents of Portola Valley, Ladera and Stanford Weekend Acres gathered at the Portola Valley Community Hall on the evening of Feb. 24 for a measured and cordial airing of grievances.

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  3. Residents upset with Caltrans plans to spray herbicides on roadsidesRead the original story

    Tuesday | Almanac

    ... said "which is sad for a native plant lover like myself." Amy Shimmick, who lives off Skyline Boulevard above Portola Valley, said she was surprised by the herbicide spraying. "I attended the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors meeting where ...

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  4. Must electricity come from PG&E?Read the original story

    Tuesday | Almanac

    Town councils in Portola Valley, Atherton, Woodside and Menlo Park have taken the first steps in working with San Mateo County in a plan to find an alternative to Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. for supplying electricity to homes and other users. The councils have authorized the release of community electricity usage data to the county.

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  5. Sequoia basketball standout Bene soars to new heightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... he will play in college, prepared himself this summer by playing at the AAU level with a team based out of Portola Valley and run by a former Stanford men's basketball player -- David Moseley's Mavericks. He also traveled to a few tournaments as a ...

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  6. And the winners of our People's Choice Awards are ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Inside Bay Area

    ... a go-to for clients from San Jose to Burlingame. Dogs are trained on weeknights and weekends in Atherton and Portola Valley and private lessons are scheduled at people's homes. Staff works with therapy dogs, helps people with dog and breed ...

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  7. Residents upset with Caltrans' plans to spray herbicides on roadsides March 3, 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Almanac

    ... she said "which is sad for a native plant lover like myself." Amy Shimmick, who lives off Skyline above Portola Valley, said she was surprised by the herbicide spraying. "I attended the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors meeting where I a ...

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  8. Feature story: Saving Arthur the owl -- twiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Almanac

    ... needs a chance to heal," she says. Arthur had surgery on his femur at the Wildwood Veterinary Hospital in Portola Valley, where a tiny pin, the size of a finishing nail, was inserted into his leg. He returned to the the Wildlife Care Center, which ...

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  9. Arthur Miller's American ClockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Pacific Sun

    ... at www.priory.ticketleap.com/american or at the door. Woodside Priory Theater is located at 302 Portola Road, Portola Valley, CA 94028.

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  10. $265-an-hour consultant is wrong way to spend public money, say Bertani, MoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Daily Republic

    A consultant will be paid $265-an-hour for assisting with performance reviews of the Fairfield city manager and city attorney - a potential $12,500 cost that two City Council members question. Sherry L. Lund Associates of Portola Valley in San Mateo County conducted telephone interviews with City Council members and summarized their comments for a closed Friday meeting to evaluate City Manager David White and City Attorney Greg Stepanicich for their annual reviews.

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  11. Couple sues PetSmart for employing burglar: San Carlos victims allege ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... items including electronics, jewelry and in one case even a silver Porsche 991S, as they ransacked homes in Portola Valley, Foster City, Woodside, Redwood City and the Timkos' San Carlos property. Investigators caught on to the couple's crime spree ...

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  12. Why saving owl's life was so important to Woodside womanRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Almanac

    ... needs a chance to heal," she says. Arthur had surgery on his femur at the Wildwood Veterinary Hospital in Portola Valley, where a tiny pin, the size of a finishing nail, was inserted into his leg. He returned to the the Wildlife Care Center, which ...

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  13. More traffic control comes to Alpine Road/I-280Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Almanac

    ... long awaited response, San Mateo County Public Works installed green bike lanes in 2013. Recently, a group of Portola Valley residents complained to Caltrans (which owns the right-of-way there) about drivers blowing through the intersection's stop ...

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  14. Boutique hotel proposed for El Camino Real in Menlo ParkRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Almanac

    It's a small lot - the property at 1400 El Camino Real in Menlo Park is about half an acre - but big enough for a 63-room, four-story hotel with underground parking, according to a local developer. The Portola Valley-based Pollock Financial Group wants to turn the former Shell gas station site at Glenwood Avenue, which now has a scattering of shrubs and a whole bunch of dirt, into a boutique hotel on the outskirts of downtown Menlo Park.

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  15. Tuesday: County seeks community comment on Alpine Road and I-280Read the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Almanac

    The San Mateo County Public Works Department is seeking community comment about two traffic corridors: Alpine Road and the stretch of Interstate 280 between Page Mill and Sand Hill roads. Residents of Portola Valley, Ladera and Stanford Weekend Acres are invited to a community meeting at the Portola Valley Town Center Community Hall at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at 765 Portola Road.

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  16. Developer proposes to build 4-story, 63-room boutique hotel on El Camino Real in Menlo ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... hotel's 17,600-square-foot underground parking garage, large enough for roughly 75 cars, the report says. The Portola Valley-based Pollock Financial Group -- which is eyeing management companies including Woodside Hotels, Benchmark Hospitality, and ...

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  17. Portola Valley, 41 Stonegate Rd, Feb. 21, 8-4Read the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Pacific Sun

    Lots of cool stuff. House/Kitchenware, furniture (some vintage 1960s), 1893 pump organ (needs refinishing), stereo equipment and pairs of speakers, fishing tackle (deep sea and fly)

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  18. Portola Valley in the middle of a property droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Patch.com

    There was a time, and it wasn't too long ago, that home-shopping in Portola Valley could take weeks as you and your Realtor checked out each of the properties that met your buying criteria. Currently, there are four Portola Valley homes on the Multiple Listing service, by far the lowest count we've seen for more than two years.

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  19. Panthers thump Knights in final WBAL gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Campbell Reporter

    Woodside Priory-Portola Valley saved its best for last, at least as far as the West Bay Athletic League goes. The Panthers thumped The King's Academy in Sunnyvale 70-45 in a WBAL boys hoop contest on Thursday evening.

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  20. Publisher announces The Daily News to become a home-delivered weeklyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... San Mateo County Times editions that go to subscribers in those cities, as well as Los Altos, Mountain View, Portola Valley, Redwood City and San Carlos. The Daily News also will continue to be available in news racks in the same mid-Peninsula ...

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