2 hrs ago
Letter: Contradictory decision on turf field
In its recent 3-to-2 vote, the Portola Valley Town Council overturned the Planning Commission's decision that would allow Woodside Priory School to install artificial turf when it renovates it's playing field this summer.
9 hrs ago
Friday: CD release party for Windy Hill bluegrass band
It's called "Lonesome Garbage Man" and it's the second album just released by Windy Hill, the local bluegrass band known for its white shirts, ties and cowboy hats, and its repertoire of new and traditional and lively tunes.
13 hrs ago
Friday: Portola Valley's 'Flight Night'
Portola Valley will hold its third annual "Flight Night," with demonstrations and displays of radio-controlled model aircraft, at 6 p.m. Friday, May 31, at the Portola Valley Town Center, 765 Portola Road in Portola Valley.
Tue May 21, 2013
NBC Bay Area
Pres. Obama To Visit Bay Area in June
Pres. Barack Obama is slated to visit the Bay Area for a round of fundraisers next month, according to reports.
Sun May 19, 2013
Monday: Screening of 'Tapestries of Hope'
As part of their senior project at Woodside Priory School, Clara Johnson and Stephanie Brugger are hosting the screening of the film, "Tapestries of Hope," a documentary on young rape survivors in Zimbabwe, directed by Michealene Cristini Risley of Woodside.
Fri May 17, 2013
May 23: Service for Henry Blume, engineer, sportsman
An earlier version of this story said the memorial was today . The service will be held Thursday, May 23.
Tue May 14, 2013
Lawsuit filed over December car crash with horse on Interstate 280
A Los Altos Hills surgeon injured in a collision with a horse on Interstate 280 has sued the stable and farm, alleging the accident was the result of negligence.
Mon May 13, 2013
Portola Valley: 'We love horses' essay contest
Strideaway Farms in Portola Valley is hosting a "We love horses" essay contest. There are two categories: individual for children, ages 6 to 12; and family pairs .
Sat May 11, 2013
Fri May 10, 2013
Saturday: Benefit for Riley's Place in Woodside
May and June are turning out to be big months for Riley's Place, a nonprofit that provides children in need with opportunities to interact with animals at its Woodside location, local hospitals, homeless shelters and events.
Sunday: Singer Daryl Hall at Portola Valley LymeAid benefit
The Bay Area Lyme Foundation will host its first LymeAid benefit concert, featuring singer and guitarist Daryl Hall, from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at a private home in Portola Valley.
Saturday: Drought tolerant gardening class in Portola Valley
A garden that tolerates drought? A free two-hour class on how to create such a garden for yourself, and/or how to find and work with someone who can do it for you, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, in Portola Valley The free class, "How to Plan and Design a Drought-Tolerant Garden," meets in the Community Hall at 765 Portola Road.
Thu May 09, 2013
Strideaway Farms We Love Horses Free Essay Contest
Sports , posted by Strideaway Farms WE LOVE HORSES Free Essay Contest, a resident of the Portola Valley: Central Portola Valley neighborhood, 11 minutes ago Enter to win attendance to a WE LOVE HORSES DAYS at Strideaway Farms, Portola Valley.
Business: Locals help seniors 'downsize'
The combination of a shifting economy and aging population has created a new niche in the moving business where the focus is on helping senior citizens downsize.
Portola Valley council rejects artificial grass for soccer field at Woodside Priory School
The forces of a plastic modernity were politely shown the door Wednesday night in Portola Valley.
Wed May 08, 2013
The Campbell Reporter
Portola Valley residents apparently pass $581 parcel tax for schools
Voters in the Portola Valley School District apparently approved a $581 parcel tax that officials say will maintain the quality of the district's two schools.
Tue May 07, 2013
Chechen Mail Thief Nabbed in San Mateo County
A Chechen national accused of stealing mail out of San Mateo County mailboxes is scheduled for a preliminary hearing today in a Redwood City courtroom.
Portola Valley district superintendent resigns
Carol Piraino, who picked up the reins at the Portola Valley School District last year in the wake of her predecessor's abrupt resignation while under investigation for financial irregularities, has announced she will resign as superintendent at the end of the school year.
Wednesday: Can 'green' Portola Valley coexist with artificial grass?
In a town whose general plan puts determined and repeated emphasis on preserving the natural environment and the town's rural character, is there room in that vision for a playing field covered in artificial grass? That's the question facing the Portola Valley Town Council on Wednesday, May 8. The Woodside Priory School has applied for permission ... (more)
Bear Gulch Reservoir hides in plain sight in Atherton, providing water for local residents
Get off the beaten path a bit, and you're apt to discover something hiding in plain sight, something actually pretty big.