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  1. Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre to reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Almanac

    After more than three months of closure for remodeling, downtown Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre, at 430 Emerson St., will reopen this Friday, July 24. Built in 1969 and operated by Landmark Theatres since 1985, the theater closed on March 30 for significant renovations, including the addition of larger screens; luxury leather seats and recliners; a new sound system, acoustics and lighting; updated bathrooms; a new marquee and a restructured lobby including a concession stand serving gourmet hot treats like sweet potato fries and Gouda macaroni-and-cheese bites.

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  2. 2015 Readers' Choice: And the winners are ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Almanac

    You'll see many old favorites - and some newcomers - on the list of winners of the 2015 Almanac Readers' Choice awards. The Readers' Choice poll is all about letting readers express their opinions about the places they like, and in some cases, love, in our area.

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  3. Assembly race: Berman, Kasperzak off to fast startsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Almanac

    The primary election is still nearly a year away but the two leading contenders to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento have hit the ground running, with each raising more than $100,000 and picking up a list of endorsements from regional dignitaries. So far, Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman has the fundraising edge over Mountain View Councilman Mike Kasperzak .

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  4. A real feel-good filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | Almanac

    Dana Nachman, documentary filmmaker of "Batkid Begins," was inspired by the way the community came together for one child. Photo by Michelle Le.

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  5. A bittersweet unionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Almanac

    Mars Abtin, co-owner of Gelato Classico in downtown Palo Alto, pulls an espresso shot while making an affogato. Photo by Veronica Weber.

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  6. Atherton's Cheryl Burke turns thumbs down to Trump's pageantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Almanac

    Cheryl Burke answers questions during a "Chat with Cheryl" session with fans at her dance studio in Mountain View on July 8, 2011. Cheryl Burke, a 2002 graduate of Menlo-Atherton High School and a well-known professional dancer on the TV show "Dancing with the Stars," was to be the co-host of the Miss USA pageant on July 19, but no longer.

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  7. Menlo Park council sends budget back for redoRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Almanac

    The Menlo Park City Council on June 16 sent a proposed deficit budget back to the city manager with a request that he make changes so the budget will be in balance with anticipated general fund revenues for the fiscal year starting July 1. Councilman Ray Mueller said it was good policy that during an economic upturn, the city balance the budget and keep reserves for a "rainy day." The budget that had been presented to the council would have the city spending more than it takes in for the next three years.

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  8. Menlo Park council sends budget back for redoRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Almanac

    The Menlo Park City Council on Tuesday night sent a proposed deficit budget back to the city manager with a request that he make changes so the budget will be in balance with anticipated general fund revenues for the fiscal year starting July 1. The council plans to meet again soon on the budget with the goal of having the budget adopted by June 30. Councilman Ray Mueller said it was good policy that during an economic upturn, the city balance the budget and keep reserves for a "rainy day." The budget that had been presented to the council would have the city spending more than it takes in for the next three years.

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  9. Portola Valley native Michael Dunne diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Almanac

    Michael Dunne, a native of Portola Valley, liked to sail, to sing and to play sports. His focus in college was landscape architecture, and he was in his third year working at The Grove restaurant in San Francisco when he died on May 8. He was 31. Steve and Dorian Dunne hosted a memorial for their son on May 19 at the Portola Valley Town Center.

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  10. Man sentenced for beating woman in Menlo ParkRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Almanac

    A 33-year-old Mountain View man, who pleaded no contest to beating a woman he had been dating, was sentenced to one year in San Mateo County jail and three years of supervised probation on April 21, according to the District Attorney's Office. Yishun Dong, a former engineering graduate student at Stanford University, was also ordered to undergo 104 hours of counseling, perform 30 hours of community service, and pay restitution in an amount to be determined.

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  11. Man sentenced for beating woman in Menlo ParkRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Almanac

    A 33-year-old Mountain View man, who pleaded no contest to beating a woman he had been dating, has been sentenced to one year in San Mateo County jail and three years of supervised probation, according to the District Attorney's Office. Yishun Dong, an engineering graduate student at Stanford University, was also ordered to undergo 104 hours of counseling, perform 30 hours of community service, and pay restitution in an amount to be determined.

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  12. Panel: No easy fixes for teen depression, suicideRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2015 | Almanac

    In the wake of recent suicides on the Caltrain tracks, teen depression and school-related stress are under new scrutiny, as parents and students alike are taking a hard look at what can be done to turn things around. The Mental Health Association of San Francisco hosted a round-table discussion in downtown Mountain View on youth suicide prevention on April 1. The panel included three students from the Palo Alto Unified School District, where three high school students and one alum died on the tracks since October.

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  13. Locals help Ronald McDonald House expandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Almanac

    A dedicated group of local donors, board members and volunteers is pitching in to help double the size of Ronald McDonald House at Stanford, where families of patients at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital stay. Construction is underway to add a new building that will enable the organization to serve more families and patients like 6-year-old Nevaeh Moses, who last November finally received the kidney transplant she had needed for a year.

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  14. Spring into the arts: A fresh new season of arts and entertainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Almanac

    Linda Gass' stitched panting, "Wetlands Take Over," is among the works included in the Silicon Valley Open Studios tour May 2-17. Photo by Don Tuttle.

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  15. Menlo Presbyterian names new director of children's ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Almanac

    Gary Lindsay, Menlo Park Presbyterian Church's new director of children's ministry, is shown with his wife, Heidi, and children Rebekah and Brendan. Gary Lindsay is the new director of children's ministry at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church, where he will be serving more than 2,000 families, the church announced recently.

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  16. La bella vitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Almanac

    From zuppa to pesce, the menu at 3-month-old Arte Ristorante in downtown Palo Alto is easy to scan on one page. The owners, two guys from Sicily, want nothing to be difficult.

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  17. Eight local soccer teams remain in playoffs after opening roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Almanac

    Philip Petrakian fires off a shot that found the cage and gave Sacred Heart Prep a 1-0 lead over visiting Greenfield in the first minute of Wednesday's CCS Division III soccer opener. Photo by Keith Peters/Palo Alto Online Sports.

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  18. Burglary suspect nabbed in Menlo ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Almanac

    Menlo Park Police arrested a 60-year-old man Tuesday in connection with a string of commercial burglaries in Mountain View and other local cities, including Menlo Park. Alfred Banks, an East Palo Alto resident, was arrested on a warrant issued last month by the Mountain View Police Department.

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  19. Clinical trial shows kids a new way to fight food allergiesRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Almanac

    Tessa sat on a second-floor hospital bed at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View eating a cup of applesauce, as her mother and two nurses stood by, waiting for an allergic reaction. The applesauce contains only a placebo this time - oat flour - but if it had peanut, sesame or egg in it, the nurses would need to be ready to jump in and save Tessa's life.

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  20. Cantonese comfort foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Almanac

    The food stall crab at Cooking Papa comes fried with spicy chili minced pork and lemongrass sauce. Photo by Veronica Weber.

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