Portola Valley

Portola Valley is an incorporated town in San Mateo County, California, United States. The population was 4,353 at the 2010 census. It was named for Spanish explorer Gaspar de Portola, who led the first party of Europeans to explore the San Francisco Peninsula, in 1769.
Portola Valley is one of the top forty wealthiest towns in the United States of America, with a median household income of $164,479 a year. Within the State of California, Portola Valley is ranked as the sixth wealthiest place. The zip code 94028, which encompasses the whole of Portola Valley, has the 31st most expensive housing prices within the country according to Forbes Magazine 2010.

Notable Residents:
  • Vinod Khosla - a co-founder of Sun Microsystems and current owner of Khosla Ventures.
  • Ed Oates - a cofounder of Oracle Corporation; currently on the board of the San Francisco Zoological Society, and the San Jose State University Tower Foundation.
  • Pete McCloskey - former Member of Congress and Co-chair of Earth Day. Pete McCloskey was also the Town of Portola Valley's first city attorney.
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