Town of Portola Valley

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While recently on assignment at a residence at Portola Valley Ranch, both photographer Robb Most and I quickly realized that their should have been warning signs that said “slow for turkeys” because they were everywhere.

Local free-range turkey are also found along the trails above the Ranch as well as in abundance at the Stanford Golf Course.

That got us thinking about why most of eat turkey on Thanksgiving. Here’s one answer.

Here’s to the free-roaming turkey who thrives!

Photos by Robb Most (c) 2017

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Portola Valley goes ECO100: the first city to have 100% renewable electricity supply as default

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Portola Valley is the first city in the country to have 100% renewable energy as the default power supply for all customers in its jurisdiction. All cities in San Mateo County now buy their electric power from Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE), a joint powers authority. Peninsula Clean Energy gives customers the choice of ECOplus, a […]

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Portola Valley and Woodside team up for Earth Day Fair on April 22

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Bring your family and join your Portola Valley and Woodside friends and neighbors at beautiful Runnymede Sculpture Farm  (980 Runnymeade Road) for a day of fun and information. Learn how to design landscaping that is beautiful now and will remain beautiful through dry and wet seasons. The event is sponsored by the Woodside Sustainability & Conservation […]

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Enchanting stone buildings are all that remains of Willowbrook Farm in Portola Valley

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Some of the most intriguing buildings in Portola Valley are the quaint stone houses at 451 Portola that look like castles from a Grimm Brothers story. Was that window in the tower the one where Rapunzel stood and hung down her hair for the prince?  Was it the castle where Cinderella, dressed in her finery, went to […]

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