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  1. Woodside, Portola Valley elect new mayorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Almanac

    Woodside and Portola Valley have new mayors -- Tom Shanahan and Jeff Aalfs. Both councilmen were elected on unanimous votes of their town councils, on Dec. 9 and 10, and both are holding the office for the first time.

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  2. Storm brings road closures, power outagesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Almanac

    ... in both directions near Marsh Road early Friday morning for a short time due to flooding. In Woodside and Portola Valley, three elementary schools were closed on Thursday. In Menlo Park and Atherton, elementary schools were open, as were ...

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  3. Portola Valley: Holiday hours for farmers' marketRead the original story

    Yesterday | Almanac

    For Christmas week in Portola Valley, the farmers market in front of the Historic Schoolhouse will be held one day early - on Wednesday, Dec. 24 - during regular winter hours from 2 to 5 p.m. The vendors for the Christmas week market will not include Roli Roti and its roasted chickens, market manager Maggie Foard said.

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  4. Market Report, "Spectros Corporation - Medical Equipment - Deals and Alliances Profile", publishedRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | PR-inside.com

    ... monitoring. It develops a series of optical agents for human clinical use. Spectros is headquartered in Portola Valley, California, the US. Full Report Details at - .. Spectros ...

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  5. Martin Litton, legendary conservation leader, dies at 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | St. Petersburg Times

    Martin Litton, 97, an environmentalist, river pilot, writer and unrelenting forward scout in the battle to preserve what was left of the wilderness in the American West, most notably the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River, died Nov. 30 in Portola Valley, Calif. He was the movement's Jeremiah - the crier in the wilderness who spotted the threats, condemned the desecraters and rallied the leadership to the defining preservation conflicts of the early 1950s through the '80s.

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  6. Check out an e-reader at county librariesRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Almanac

    Wanting to trying reading an e-book but not quite ready to buy a device to read one on? The San Mateo County Library system has a solution for you -- e-readers available to check out of all 12 county libraries, including Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton.

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  7. Palo Alto, East Palo Alto ride out storm: only minor damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... 24 hours, according to the National Weather Service. Mountain View recorded slightly above with 3.59 inches; Portola Valley recorded at the higher end with 5.51 inches. Though many Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park residents were nervously ...

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  8. Geriatric set stays fit in Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... always in the coaching mode, even if you've done the exercises a lot." George Quinn, age 92, has lived in Portola Valley for over 40 years. Quinn and his wife, Mary, also 92, have been coming to train under Vial for 30 years. "It's very important to ...

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  9. Portola Valley Schools, Woodside Elementary closed; Las Lomitas and...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Almanac

    Ormondale and Corte Madera schools in Portola Valley and Woodside Elementary School will be closed today, Thursday, Dec. 11, according to district officials.

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  10. Kiwanis, Nativity School tree lots aid local causesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Almanac

    ... through Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Webb Ranch, at 2720 Alpine Road in Portola Valley, sells trees from Washington and Oregon at the farm's Santa's Village. A family business since 1922, Webb Ranch offers grand, ...

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  11. New publicity campaign launched for Lauren Merritt's poetry bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | PRWeb

    ... a book of his poetry and continues to write poems and a weekly newsletter for Valley Presbyterian Church of Portola Valley, Calif. at which he serves as Poet Laureate. He shares his postal zip code with his two sons and four grandkids. Xlibris ...

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  12. Festive table welcomes Portola Vineyard membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | InMenlo.com

    ... arge variety delicious appetizers to nibble on, including fresh artisan breads baked by member Phil Reilly of Portola Valley Breads .

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  13. Pioneering Wild Lands Guardian, Unapologetic EnvironmentalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... wild lands of the American West, has died at age 97. Litton had been in hospice care and died at his home in Portola Valley on Nov. 30, said Alison Sheehey, programs director at Sequoia ForestKeeper, where Litton was president. Litton fought his way ...

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  14. The week’s passagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Seattle Times

    ... navigator and even bolder advocate for preserving the wild lands of the American West, died last Sunday in Portola Valley, Calif. Jeremy Thorpe, 85, an influential British politician who helped revive the Liberal Party before his career was cut ...

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  15. Cat has other ideas about water, foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Pocono Record

    ... I be concerned about her throwing up, or is that just something some perfectly healthy cats do? - K.K., Portola Valley, California DEAR K.K.: There are many reasons why cats will throw up after eating, which you can discover on my website, ...

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  16. Remembering Martin Litton, Former Sunset Travel Editor and EnvironmentalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Sunset Magazine

    Yesterday, the San Jose Mercury News reported that Martin Litton, a former Sunset travel editor from 1954 to 1968, passed away on Sunday at age 97 in his Portola Valley home. Our garden editor Kathy Brenzel, whose time at Sunset briefly overlapped with Litton's, says that he was-first and foremost-an environmental trailblazer.

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  17. Martin Litton, pioneering wildland guardian, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | KLTV Tyler

    ... Litton. Litton, a legendary Colorado River guide and fierce wilderness advocate involved in some of the ... PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - Martin Litton, a bold whitewater navigator and even bolder advocate for preserving the wildlands of the ...

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  18. Sunday: Arts and crafts fair in Portola ValleyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Almanac

    A holiday arts and crafts fair is set for Sunday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center at Woodside Priory School, 302 Portola Road in Portola Valley. This sixth annual fair will include artisans with wooden, glass and metal art objects, clothing, textiles, soaps and silk scarves, greeting cards, mobiles, mosaics, local honey and chutneys, according to fair spokesperson Jane Wilson.

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  19. Martin Litton, pioneering wildland guardian, dies at 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    PORTOLA VALLEY >> Martin Litton, a bold whitewater navigator and even bolder advocate for preserving the wildlands of the American West, has died at age 97. Litton had been in hospice care and died Sunday at his home in Portola Valley, said Alison Sheehey, programs director at Sequoia ForestKeeper, where Litton was president. Litton was “active in protecting the environment until just a few days ago,” Sheehey said in an email to The Associated Press.

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  20. Environmental champion Martin Litton diesRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Almanac

    Martin Litton of Portola Valley, a World War II glider pilot and a editor for Sunset magazine, was a great friend to the natural world, working tirelessly to preserve its wonders. He was instrumental, for example, in preventing construction of several dams in the American West, including in the Grand Canyon and at Dinosaur National Monument in Colorado, he said in an Almanac interview in 2012.

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