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  1. Menlo Park car-chase incident ends with prison sentenceRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | Almanac

    After pleading no contest to charges of recklessly evading arrest and child endangerment in an April 2015 car chase that ended in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto resident John Bivins was sentenced to four years in state prison in a San Mateo County courtroom on Tuesday , prosecutors said. Mr. Bivins, 24, also admitted to a previous strike and is in jail on $50,000 bail, according to a report by Chief Deputy District Attorney Karen Guidotti.

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  2. Woman arrested in embezzlement caseRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | Almanac

    Shannon Cardenas, who worked as office manager for Creekside Landscaping Inc. in Menlo Park from March 2013 until March of this year, pleaded not guilty on July 24 to charges that she embezzled more than $1 million over two years, according to San Mateo County prosecutors. Ms. Cardenas, 39, was arrested on July 23 at her workplace in Redwood City and booked into San Mateo County jail, police said.

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  3. Longtime local family business moves back to its rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Almanac

    Lyngso Garden Supply is a family-owned business including, from left, founders Mary and John Lyngso, company president Theresa Lyngso and company secretary Linda Lyngso. They are in the company's demonstration garden area with their dog Sparky.

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  4. Menlo Park police arrest woman in embezzlement caseRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | Almanac

    Menlo Park police arrested a 39-year-old San Mateo woman Thursday on suspicion that she embezzled more than $1 million over two years from a Menlo Park company, Creekside Landscaping Inc. Shannon Cardenas, who worked as office manager for the company from March 2013 until March of this year, was arrested at her workplace in Redwood City and booked into San Mateo County jail, police said. Detectives said they have been working on this case since she left the company and the owners reported the suspected embezzlement after they took over accounting functions, including payroll, bill payment, and reconciling credit accounts and bank statements.

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

    Jul 23, 2015 | 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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  6. 2015 Readers' Choice: And the winners are ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | 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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  7. Cafe Zoe in Redwood City closesRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2015 | Almanac

    Although Cafe Zoe, a hub of community in the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park, continues to keep its doors wide open, owner Kathleen Daly has announced she has closed its sister cafe in Redwood City after less than a year in operation. The cafe at 2074 Broadway in downtown Redwood City closed on July 8. A sign on the door said the decision to close was made "after thoughtful consideration."

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  8. Lyngso Garden Supply moving to San CarlosRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2015 | Almanac

    As Theresa Lyngso was driving her mother, Mary Lyngso, to her home in Belmont recently they began noticing something they recognized on property after property they passed - stone from their family business, Lyngso Garden Materials. In the more than 60 years since John and Mary Lyngso started the company in the early 1950s, Lyngso has sold a lot of stone to Peninsula residents.

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  9. Water use in June down dramatically for local communitiesRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2015 | Almanac

    Water customers in Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton cut water use by 47 percent and more in June when measured against consumption in June 2013, according to numbers released by the towns. The California Water Service Company's Bear Gulch District, which includes these communities and parts of Menlo Park and Redwood City, has been ordered by the state to cut water use by 36 percent from 2013 levels.

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  10. Worth a Look: Arts open house, a swing dance concert and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Almanac

    Djerassi artist-in-residence Donna Sternberg performs her original dance, "Mussels," during 2014's open house. Photo by Celia Olsen.

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  11. Cal Water: Towns cut June water use by 40% and moreRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2015 | Almanac

    Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton water customers cut their use by 40 percent and more in June compared with June 2013, according to numbers released by the towns. The towns are in the California Water Service Company's Bear Gulch Water District, which has been ordered by the state to cut water use by 36 percent from 2013 levels.

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  12. DUI driver who killed Menlo Park couple is sentenced to prisonRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2015 | Almanac

    A woman with a prior DUI conviction who drove a car that struck and killed a Menlo Park couple walking their dog in 2013 was sentenced to 30 years to life in prison on July 8. A jury in May found Marjorie Reitzell, 55, guilty of two counts of second-degree murder, two counts of gross vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving charges. Judge Robert Foiles handed down the stiff prison sentence Wednesday morning.

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  13. Two days to drought-tolerantRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2015 | Almanac

    Menlo Park resident Ashlee Bentley has redone her front yard on Mills Street, replacing her 1,000-square-foot front lawn with succulents and other drought-tolerant plants. And, she says, she did all the work herself, it took only two days, and it cost just $471.

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  14. Worth a Look: Electric jazz show, 'Puss N' Boots' and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Almanac

    Michael Gene Sullivan and George P. Scott will perform "Freedomland" at Palo Alto's Mitchell Park July 15 and Aug. 23. Photo courtesy of DavidAllenStudio.com. This week, catch electric jazz band Charged Particles at Palo Alto's Rinconada Library, a production of "Puss N' Boots" and San Francisco Mime Troupe's newest show, "Freedomland."

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  15. Atherton: Police advising residents to lock doors and arm security systemsRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2015 | Almanac

    Atherton police, citing recent reports of a residential burglary on Selby Lane and prowler sightings on nearby Cebalo Lane, are advising residents to lock their doors at night, arm their security systems if they have them, and call 911 immediately should they see a suspicious person in the yard. The residential burglary took place in the first block of Selby Lane on July 3 sometime between midnight and 8 a.m., according to a report from the Atherton Police Department.

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  16. Saturday: Actor aims to debunk myths about Ty CobbRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Almanac

    Actor Norm Coleman will reenact baseball legend Ty Cobb, who lived in Atherton for many years, in a performance at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at the San Mateo County History Museum in Redwood City. In 1936, Mr. Cobb was among the first five players elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

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  17. Woman who crashed into and killed Menlo Park couple sentenced to 30 years to lifeRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 | Almanac

    A woman with a prior DUI conviction who struck and killed a Menlo Park couple walking their dog in 2013 was sentenced to 30 years to life in prison today, prosecutors said. A jury in May found Marjorie Reitzell, 55, guilty of two counts of second-degree murder, two counts of gross vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving charges.

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  18. Worth a Look: Wearable technology, Elvis Costello and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Almanac

    Head-mounted displays by Vuzix were designed in 2008 as lighter-weight headsets, primarily for watching videos while stationary. Photo courtesy of Georgia Tech.

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  19. How NOT to landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2015 | Almanac

    Sure, a straight walkway and shrubs neatly standing in a line are tidy -- but also boring, Kit Davey says. Weekly file photo I used to hate my front yard.

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  20. Saturday: Actor portrays baseball legend Ty CobbRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2015 | Almanac

    The San Mateo County History Museum will present Norm Colman, who will portray the life and times of baseball legend Ty Cobb at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 11, in Courtroom A of the museum, at 2200 Broadway in Redwood City. Mr. Cobb, who lived in Atherton for many years, was in professional baseball from 1905 to 1928.

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