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  1. Police Beat: Three vehicles burglarized in Palo AltoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Red Bluff Daily News

    ... Salinas man was arrested for public drunkenness. 500 block of Alma Street, 3:12 a.m.: A 49-year-old Portola Valley man was arrested for driving under the influence. El Camino Real and Del Medio Avenue, 4:39 a.m.: A 50-year-old transient man was ...

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  2. Mountain Lion Spotted in Almaden Valley in Front YardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | NBC Bay Area

    ... Oct 8, 2014) There have been other recent mountain lion sightings in the South Bay as well, including in Portola Valley, Highway 17 and Morgan Hill, all within the last two months. "They can be very dangerous," he said. "How dangerous, I don't know. ...

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  3. Police Beat: Three vehicles burglarized in Palo AltoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Red Bluff Daily News

    ... Salinas man was arrested for public drunkenness. 500 block of Alma Street, 3:12 a.m.: A 49-year-old Portola Valley man was arrested for driving under the influence. El Camino Real and Del Medio Avenue, 4:39 a.m.: A 50-year-old transient man was ...

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  4. Portola Valley schools leader on her way to White House technology conferenceRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Almanac

    Lisa Gonzales, superintendent of the Portola Valley School District, had a very important meeting on her calendar for Nov. 19: a White House technology conference. A press release from the U.S. Department of Education on Nov. 17 said Ms.

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  5. Rescue horse Scooter is inspiration for children's bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | InMenlo.com

    Can inspiration and wisdom be passed across the boundaries of living species? Is it possible for the valuable lessons that are the building blocks of human existence to be garnered from a horse? Portola Valley resident Wilson Farrar believes that it can and has written a children's book about it based upon her experiences with Scooter, her 30-year-old Peruvian Paso rescue horse . Horses have earned a special place in the history of human experience.

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  6. Portola Valley council to consider wider, safer trail along Alpine RoadRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Almanac

    Safety on the trail along the south side of Alpine Road between Saddleback Drive and Hillbrook Drive has long been an issue in Portola Valley. The trail is not wide enough for a multi-use but it is sometimes used as if it were.

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  7. Larry Hassett re-elected to open space district seatRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Almanac

    ... and accounts receivable manager for the Tech Museum in San Jose. Ward 6 includes Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Woodside, as well as Redwood City, San Gregorio, La Honda, Loma Mar and Pescadero. Mr. Hassett said he is looking forward to ...

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  8. Electronic eyes along Portola Valley roads?Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 9 | Almanac

    Portola Valley residents are soon to confront a tradeoff: continuing privacy in their driving habits or giving up some measure of that privacy in the interest of combating crime. The Town Council plans to hold public forums early in 2015 to discuss costs and benefits and seek opinions on round-the-clock police surveillance of the license plates of all vehicles passing through town.

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  9. Regional Consultant p/t -- International Au Pair ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Patch.com

    ... consultant for our San Francisco area including North Palo Alto, Redwood City, Menlo park, Woodside, Portola Valley, and San Carlos. Cultural Care's childcare and cultural exchange program offers families affordable childcare customized to meet ...

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  10. Prep football: Pinewood claims Panther Bowl CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | The Campbell Reporter

    Jack Sweat remembers watching his brother Kevin celebrate three years ago after Pinewood closed its season with a victory over rival Woodside Priory on the road at Portola Valley. Not this time.

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  11. Thursday: Free screening of 'DamNation' features Q&A with producer Matt StoeckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Almanac

    A free screening of "DamNation" at the Portola Valley Town Center Community Hall at 5:30 p.m., Thursday Nov. 13 will be followed by a Q&A with producer Matt Stoecker. Matt Stoecker, the subject of an Almanac profile in August, and a recent nominee by National Georgraphic with his co-filmmakers as Adventurers of the Year, will answer questions from the audience after a free screening of the documentary he helped to produce, "DamNation," the history of dams and dam removal, at the Portola Valley Town Center Community Hall, 765 Portola Road, at 5:30 p.m., Thursday Nov. 13. Light refreshments will be served.

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  12. Couple sentenced for theft of PetSmart customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... took a variety of items including electronics, jewelry and, in one instance, a silver Porsche 991S from a Portola Valley home. The vehicle went missing in September 2013 but was found later the same day in Belmont. The couple was arrested but bailed ...

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  13. 'Grateful Gathering' at Valley Presbyterian ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Almanac

    ... of three in East Palo Alto were the recipients of a "Grateful Gathering" at Valley Presbyterian Church in Portola Valley on Oct. 25. The all-volunteer nonprofit, Grateful Gatherings, started two years ago in Oakland when KTVU anchor Frank Somerville ...

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  14. Portola Valley: Potentially hazardous trees may be downed by year's endRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | Almanac

    While the exact number of trees living in Portola Valley is not known, there is now one tree-related number that is: 31. There are 31 trees in the public right-of-way and on private property that, if they fell, might start wildfires because of their proximity to power lines, according to the officials from the town, the fire district and the power company. Public Works Director Howard Young drove around town recently looking for potentially hazardous trees near power lines.

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  15. Huang leads a high-octane finish for Stanford golfersRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Huang shot a 5-under 66 on the golf course at CordeValle Country Club in San Martin, followed by Portola Valley resident Maverick McNealy's 3-under 68, and David Boote and Viraat Badhwar, each with a 2-under 69. The Cardinal was 1-over through three rounds, taking bronze behind UCLA and USC . Stanford concluded the fall season by placing fourth or better in four of five events, including a win at the Southwestern Intercollegiate.

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  16. Incumbent re-elected to open space district seatRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Almanac

    ... vote in his run against newcomer Brandon Lewke for the Ward 6 seat. The ward includes Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Woodside as well as Redwood City, San Gregorio, La Honda, Loma Mar and Pescadero. One of Mr. Hassett's major tasks in his ...

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  17. M-A's annual Canned Food Drive kicks off todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | InMenlo.com

    ... stores on El Camino, Sequoia Station and in Sharon Heights; Trader Joe's in Menlo Park; and Roberts Market in Portola Valley. To show their appreciation for past participation - and to kick off this year's drive - M-A students (left to right) Sophia ...

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  18. Portola Valley: Potentially hazardous trees may be downed by year's endRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Almanac

    While the exact number of trees living in Portola Valley is not known, there is now one tree-related number that is: 31. There are 31 trees in the public right-of-way and on private property that, if they fell, might start wildfires because of their proximity to power lines, according to the officials from the town, the fire district and the power company. Public Works Director Howard Young drove around town recently looking for potentially hazardous trees near power lines.

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  19. Electronic eyes along Portola Valley roads?Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Almanac

    Portola Valley residents are soon to confront a tradeoff: continuing privacy in their driving habits or giving up some measure of that privacy in the interest of combating crime. The Town Council plans to hold public forums early in 2015 to discuss costs and benefits and seek opinions on round-the-clock police surveillance of the license plates of all vehicles passing through town.

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  20. Priory Presents 'David Copperfield'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Patch.com

    ... today's most popular reality TV shows! Performances at 7 pm on Th-Sat, Nov 20-22 and 2 pm on Sun, Nov 23. 302 Portola Valley Rd, Portola Valley, CA. $5 students/$15 adults.

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