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  1. Atherton: With new water rates, we're paying less per gallon despite droughtRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Almanac

    As of Aug. 14, the price of having fresh water at home from the California Water Service Company went up and it went down for residents of Atherton, Portola Valley, Woodside and parts of Menlo Park -- all located within Cal Water's Bear Gulch District. The increase was in the service charge; the drop was for water usage.

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  2. Priory football team can claim a No. 1 ranking in the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Almanac

    Priory may be one of the smallest schools in California, but the idyllic Portola Valley campus can claim something no other school in the state can. Yes, the Panthers' football team is No.

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  3. STPO your CRA hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Almanac

    ... STPO was reborn as STOP. The incident caused much mirth among residents of the unincorporated community near Portola Valley. Mirth, with irony. After all, earlier this month, an article in the Business Insider identified Ladera as the most educated ...

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  4. Windy Hill loop demonstrates innovations in open-space financesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | SFGate

    ... across the district's 62,000 acres. One of the Peninsula's best loop hikes, the Windy Hill Loop starts at the Portola Valley staging area. It is a 7.5-mile trek with a 1,000-foot climb and features spectacular views and gorgeous riparian woodlands. ...

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  5. Palo Alto: Pair faces mail theft chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Campbell Reporter

    According to police, a patrol officer stopped 28-year-old Shawn Michael McCourt and 37-year-old Julie Ann Scott for a vehicle code violation on the 400 block of Ramona Street at about 10:50 a.m. on Aug. 30. McCourt and Scott were both on probation for burglary and identity theft. During a search of McCourt and Scott's teal 1993 Ford Ranger, officers allegedly found two bags containing letters and packages addressed to residences in Menlo Park, Redwood City, Woodside and Portola Valley, and one business in Palo Alto.

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  6. Peninsulaa s testament to new vision for parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | SFGate

    ... the district's 62,000 acres. One of the Peninsula's best loop hikes, the Windy Hill Loop, starts at the Portola Valley staging area. It is a 7.5-mile trek with a 1,000-foot climb and features spectacular views and gorgeous riparian woodlands. To ...

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  7. Penn soccer's Max Polkinhorne is seized by the spirit of competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Daily Pennsylvanian

    ... Polkinhorne would go on to put up a clean sheet against the Crimson as Penn fought to an Ivy title. A Portola Valley, Calif. native, Polkinhorne landed at Santa Clara to start his college career. Though close to home and playing with some familiar ...

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  8. Officers issue 252 more traffic tickets in Atherton, Menlo ParkRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Almanac

    ... cellphones illegally and six tickets for texting. On Aug. 20, when the focus for the month was Woodside, Portola Valley and Redwood City, officers issued 75 five speeding tickets, 15 for distracted driving and eight for seat belt violations at ...

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  9. Former Palo Alto mayor Alan Henderson dies at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Alan Henderson, former Palo Alto mayor, businessman and environmental advocate, died on Sept. 13 from complications related to a stroke in Sequoias Portola Valley.

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  10. Portola Valley dancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Almanac

    Square dancing closed out a day of celebration in Portola Valley on Sunday, Sept. 21, in honor of the town's 50th year of incorporation.

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  11. Wednesday: PG&E to update council on pipelinesRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Almanac

    Representatives from Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. are set to visit the Portola Valley Town Council on Wednesday, Sept. 24, to update the council on a project to replace underground gas pipelines in the Portola Valley Ranch subdivision.

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  12. Administrative AssistantRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Pacific Sun

    Property Management office for Homeowners Association in Portola Valley is seeking an Assistant for a part-time position. Applicants should have computer experience including Word and Excel; general clerical and office skills including typing; excellent people and communication skills, both verbal and written; and be a team player, organized, detail and process oriented with the ability to multitask.

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  13. Sept. 28: Atherton music festival benefits Lyme foundationRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Almanac

    A free music festival to raise awareness of Lyme disease in the Bay Area will be held Sunday, Sept. 28, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Menlo Polo Club field in Atherton, adjacent to the Menlo Circus Club at 190 Park Ave. The festival, called "Hops & Harmony: Rock Back in Time for Lyme," is hosted by the Portola Valley-based Bay Area Lyme Foundation, which aims to make Lyme disease easy to diagnose and cure.

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  14. Couple plead no contest to burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Almanac

    A San Jose couple, accused of several 2013 Peninsula burglaries, including the theft of a Porsche in Portola Valley, has changed their "not guilty" plea to "no contest" with respect to 11 counts of residential burglary and one count of an attempted residential burglary, San Mateo County prosecutors said. In a Sept.

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  15. Two titles helps McNealy keep Stanford men's golf team on topRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... golf than he was last year as a freshman at Stanford. Early indications show McNealy is right on target. The Portola Valley resident helped Stanford wins its first tournament of the fall season in Westlake Village by earning medalist honors at the ...

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  16. Sept. 20-25: Woodside native co-hosts big art partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Almanac

    ... Among the locals are Woodside resident Alexandra Frank, who grew up across the street from Ms. Sconberg, and Portola Valley resident Sarah Ratchye, whose mother helped start the art party. With exhibitions and performances from music to spoken word ...

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  17. Author Pamela Gullard tells the story of Menlo College's 85 years set within each decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | InMenlo.com

    ... history. Previous to writing Through the Gates , she and co-author Nancy Lund wrote books about Palo Alto, Portola Valley, and their latest, Under the Oaks, Two Hundred Years in Atherton . The book, with hundreds of photographs, paintings, and ...

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  18. Police calls: Six commercial burglaries over four days in Menlo ParkRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Almanac

    ... 280 southbound and collided with a vehicle. The vehicles were damaged, but there were no injuries. Sept. 5. A Portola Valley man was arrested and booked into county jail on drunken driving charges. Deputies add that he failed to yield to an ...

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  19. Portola Valley celebrates its 50th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Almanac

    Portola Valley, which was incorporated 50 years ago, is well preserved. Not in the way of a fossil, unchanging and valuable for what it reveals about the past, but in the way of a bonsai, a living thing diligently cared for over many years so as to complement its assets and allow them to be displayed to their best advantage.

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  20. Sunday: Portola Valley celebrates 50th anniversary at Town CenterRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Almanac

    It's been about nine months since the first occasion for residents of Portola Valley to celebrate the town's 50th anniversary. The celebration concludes, more or less, on Sunday, Sept.

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