Portola Valley

Ashley Kirk (left) and Juan Ortega-Ramos are accused of burglarizing customers of a PetSmart store in San Carlos. (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

No Contest Pleas From Couple In PetSmart Burglaries; Homes Ransacked After Pets Boarded

A former San Carlos PetSmart employee and her boyfriend have pleaded no contest to burglary charges for a series of break-ins at homes they learned were vacant when the residents’ pets were boarded at PetSmart, San Mateo County prosecutors said Tuesday.

09/16/2014

A mountain lion cub. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sheriffs Investigate Mountain Lion Sighting In Portola Valley

The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Friday night mountain lion sighting in Portola Valley.

09/14/2014

Mountain Lion

Mountain Lion Spotted For Multiple Days In San Mateo’s Portola Valley

A mountain lion was spotted in Portola Valley the past two days, San Mateo County emergency officials said Sunday.

08/25/2014

(CBS)

Fremont Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Burglarizing Cars In Portola Valley

A 39-year-old Fremont man was arrested on suspicion of burglarizing cars in the Westridge area of Portola Valley on Thursday, a San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said.

08/10/2014

Historic Tanks Collection

Collectors From Around The World Buy Military Vehicles At Portola Valley Auction

Collectors from around the world have snapped up more than 100 tanks and other military vehicles amassed by a Silicon Valley engineer.

07/13/2014

(Littlefield Tank Collection, Auctions America)

SCUD Missile Launchers, Tanks, Howitzers, In Bay Area Auction

In the market for a tank, armoured bridge carrier, amphibious jeep, or maybe a SCUD missile launcher, complete with attached missile? They can be yours, for a few thousand dollars or up to a few million dollars as the Military Vehicle Technology Foundation auctions off 200 military vehicles from the Littlefield collection, including historic vehicles and armaments from both sides of nearly every armed conflict in the last century.

07/01/2014

hard hat, construction, road closed

Portola Valley Gas Leak Prompts Shelter-In-Place Alert

Emergency crews were responding Wednesday afternoon to a natural gas leak in Portola Valley, according to San Mateo County and PG&E officials.

06/18/2014

A mountain lion. (National Park Service)

Mountain Lion Seen Near Portola Valley School

A mountain lion was seen near an elementary school in Portola Valley Tuesday morning, San Mateo County emergency officials reported.

03/25/2014

A mountain lion. (Art G./Wikimedia Commons)

Mountain Lion Spotted In Portola Valley

A mountain lion was spotted in Portola Valley on Sunday night, San Mateo County emergency officials said.

01/06/2014

A mountain lion cub. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mountain Lion Spotted In Portola Valley Parking Lot

A mountain lion was spotted in a parking lot Wednesday night in Portola Valley, San Mateo County emergency officials said.

08/23/2013

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