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  1. Eastside Prep handles host Priory in WBAL girls hoopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Palo Alto Weekly

    The Portola Valley private school has made the move from the West Bay Athletic League's Skyline Division up to the much more competitive Foothill Division. And with a 2-0 divisional record heading into Wednesday's game with Eastside Prep, the Panthers were even knocking on the top of the standings door.


  2. Federal circuit court rejects petition challenging FAA aircraft noise initiativeRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 14 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Efforts aimed at reducing noise in the skies above Portola Valley, Ladera and Woodside as commercial aircraft head into San Francisco International Airport were dealt a setback recently by a three-judge panel in the U. S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. A related development, however, may give cause for optimism.


  3. Holiday Fund: Jasper Ridge Farm connects kids with animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Karlene Harris, 3, sits atop Kachina, a mini-horse, as Jasper Ridge Farm volunteers Nicole Hwang, left, and Kate Daly, center, and Karlene's mom Nicola Harris, right, enjoy festivities at a holiday party at the Ronald McDonald House on Dec. 7, 2016. Photo by Veronica Weber.


  4. The weirder the betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Menlo Park resident Mira Olson's succulent garden wraps around the front of her home and features plants of all shapes and colors. Photo by Veronica Weber.


  5. Crab season gets cookingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Patrick Guyer of One Ocean Seafood holds a freshly caught Dungeness crab at the Portola Valley Farmers' Market on Dec. 1, 2016. Photo by Michelle Le.


  6. New farmers' market baker knows art, science of bread-makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    To market, to market goes Fiona Strouts, leaving home with a tray of home-baked sourdough bread destined for the Portola Valley farmers' market, held from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursdays at 765 Portola Road. In a tiny village in central France where Fiona Strouts' parents now live, the arrival of the baker and his cargo of homemade bread tends to infuse the air with excitement, Strouts said.


  7. Speaking in picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    When nine Bay Area professional photographers launched a blog three years ago, they didn't think it would last. They were wrong.


  8. Browsing by budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Prices vary so widely on the Midpeninsula that there are cottages for under $1 million and mansions for over $10 million. There are stately homes with lots of history, townhomes on lots not much bigger than themselves, and even a bit of open land for sale.


  9. Stanford men split a pair of golf matches at Cypress PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    The Stanford men's golf team downed rival Cal in the opening round of the Cypress Point Classic, as the two-day men's golf event opened Monday. The Cardinal later fell in foursome play to Georgia Tech.


  10. Woodside Community Theatre performs 'Ragtime'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Months ago, Woodside Community Theatre reached out to the larger community to find a diverse and talented cast for its fall musical, "Ragtime." As a result, many fresh faces will be appearing on stage at the Woodside High School Performing Arts Center from Oct. 21 through Oct. 30. The cast of 56 ranges in age from 8 to 80, with experience varying from performing on Broadway to never having been in a show.


  11. Deputies seeking armed men connected to Portola Valley home invasionRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Three men armed with handguns invaded an occupied home on Valencia Court in Portola Valley late Thursday, Oct. 13, corralled the three residents -- a man and a woman in their 50s and a girl -- and escaped with jewelry and electronic equipment, according to deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. This robbery was the second in Portola Valley in 2016.


  12. Off Deadline: Book program for African kids illustrates 'power of one'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    In 2004 Chris Bradshaw of Portola Valley was on a trip with her family of four to Lesotho, a small mountainous nation completely surrounded by South Africa. They were "pony trekking" because there were no roads, electricity or running water in the small nation. 1 comment

  13. Gunn boys win; stay ahead in SCVAL water polo raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Quinn Hamilton recorded five goals to help keep the Gunn boys water polo team unbeaten in SCVAL De Anza Division play Thursday with a 16-6 victory over host Mountain View. Palo Alto also won, beating Monta Vista, 15-3, in a game played at Gunn.


  14. Silicon Valley winemakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Driving up Page Mill Road, past HP, Theranos and Stanford University, the road toward Portola Vineyards begins to curve, slowly snaking through the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains. An unassuming gravel road leads into the property where, amid the redwoods and grape vines; it's easy to forget you're in Silicon Valley.


  15. Off Deadline: Kirke Comstock survived rough-and-tumble politics, and a bombRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    The passing last week of Kirke Comstock -- a former mayor of both Palo Alto and Portola Valley -- closes a long-ago chapter of rough-and-tumble politics, primarily relating to growth and traffic in Palo Alto with some broader themes. Yet the intense non-local politics of the late 1960s and 1970s included a crudely fashioned bomb that tore through the front door of his Palo Alto home and destroyed an antique grandfather clock.


  16. New state law mandates fines for big water wasters in droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Water wasters will have to pay hefty fines or surcharges during drought conditions, a new state law mandates. This photo shows a lawn suffering from water cut backs at Corte Madera School in Portola Valley in 2015.


  17. Stanford's McNealy to play with U.S. at world amateursRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    The Portola Valley resident will join Oklahoma sophomore Brad Dalke and Texas junior Scottie Scheffler to compete Sept. 21-24 at Mexico's Mayakoba El Camaleon Golf Club and Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club in the biennial matches.


  18. Narrowing education equity gap in local schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    With the proceeds of the $26 million bond approved in June, the district was able to do basic upkeep in the schools such as fresh paint. Although Willow Oaks School and the Laurel School Upper Campus are both public elementary schools located just blocks apart in Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood, their facilities, and their student bodies, couldn't be more different.


  19. Menlo Atherton little league all-stars run into early troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    The winner of the District 52 Little League Majors all-stars tourney has had an enviable run two of the past three years. After a convincing 13-0 victory over the Menlo Atherton stars Friday evening at Ford Field in Portola Valley to start this year's district 52 version, count San Mateo National as a formidable foe in the days ahead.


  20. Local Realtors take top spots in annual sales rankingRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2016 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Two teams of local real-estate agents and 18 individual local sales people were among the top-selling 250 teams and 250 agents nationwide this past year, according to Real Trends, a private communications company that annually publishes "The Thousand" list. Palo Alto Realtor Ken DeLeon, who has topped the chart in past years, did not participate this year, according to his office.


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