Redwood City Newswire (Page 6)

Redwood City Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Redwood City, CA. (Page 6)

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Cafe Zoe in Redwood City closesRead the original story

    Jul 16, 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 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. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Lutticken's owner opens Main & Elm in Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Almanac

    The owner of Lutticken's in Menlo Park has taken over a Redwood City coffee shop, transforming it into a full restaurant.

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  19. Stanford Driving School closes; students strandedRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | Almanac

    One of the Bay Area's oldest driving schools suddenly closed its doors last month, and hundreds of parents and student drivers are feeling ditched by the side of the road, former clients are saying. A Palo Alto mainstay, Stanford Driving School shut down on May 18, leaving parents and students scrambling to get their money back -- and to get into new schools during a peak time for driving lessons.

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  20. Troop 206 honors three Eagle ScoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Almanac

    Three scouts from Menlo Park Troop 206 - Patrick Tornes, George Archbold and Cole Shaffer - have all earned the rank of Eagle Scout and been recognized in a Court of Honor at Trinity Church in Menlo Park. Troop 206, first chartered by Trinity Episcopal Church in Menlo Park in 1958, has advanced 177 scouts to Eagle rank in the past 55 years.

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