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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. Police calls: Firefighters use Jaws of Life in Woodside accidentRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Almanac

    This information is based on reports from the Menlo Park Police Department and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under the law, people charged with offenses are considered innocent unless convicted.

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  3. Menlo Park: Electrical malfunction causes hotel fireRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Almanac

    An electrical malfunction started a fire Monday night at the Stanford Inn on El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Firefighters were able to quickly knock down the fire, and there were no reports of injuries, said Chief Harold Schapelhouman of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District.

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  4. Police CallsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Almanac

    This information is based on reports from the Menlo Park Police Department and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under the law, people charged with offenses are considered innocent unless convicted.

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

    Sunday Jul 19 | 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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  6. Obituary: Bette Moorman, lifelong advocate for childrenRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Almanac

    A celebration of the life of Bette Moorman of Atherton will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 17, at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church. Ms. Moorman died March 16 at the age of 91. Ms.

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  7. Menlo Park resident calls cops; three teens nabbedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Almanac

    A call to police from an alert Menlo Park resident who spotted three people ransacking his car on Stanford Avenue in the early hours of Tuesday, July 7, led police to arrest three teens - two females and a male - on suspicion of multiple burglaries in Menlo Park. After the resident placed the call at around 3 a.m., police found three young people matching their description near the intersection of Lemon Street and Santa Cruz Avenue Officers searched the teens and found property owned by the resident in addition to items that are believed to have come from another victim's home, police said.

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  8. Scout McNealy captures golf title at NCGA Junior ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Almanac

    Portola Valley resident Scout McNealy captured the Boys' 10-13 division at the 86th annual NCGA Junior Championships on Tuesday at Spyglass Hill Golf Course in Pebble Beach. McNealy, the youngest brother of Stanford All-American Maverick McNealy, fired rounds of 70-81 for a 151 total to win by two shots.

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  9. Menlo Park resident calls cops; three teens nabbed on suspicion of multiple burglariesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Almanac

    A call to police from an alert Menlo Park resident who spotted three people ransacking his car on Stanford Avenue in the early hours of Tuesday, July 7, led police to arrest three teens - two girls and a boy - on suspicion of multiple burglaries in Menlo Park. After the resident placed the call at around 3 a.m., police found three teens matching their description near the intersection of Lemon Street and Santa Cruz Avenue.

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

    Monday Jul 6 | 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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  11. This is what democracy sounds likeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Almanac

    Inspired by New York's celebrated Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Stanford undergraduates have formed their own conductorless ensemble. Photo by Allison Semrad.

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  12. Can social media play a role in youth suicide prevention?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Almanac

    Jo Robinson, head of suicide prevention research at Orygen Youth Health in Melbourne, Australia, gave a talk at the Stanford University School of Medicine on Monday, June 29, on the role social media and web-based interventions can play in youth suicide prevention. Photo by Elena Kadvany.

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  13. Atherton estate traces 145 years of local historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Almanac

    The driveway that leads from Laurel Street to Fennwood seems to wind back the years as it winds back to the estate. As the long, long driveway to the home at 151 Laurel St. in Atherton winds back, and back and back, through walls of vegetation, it feels almost as if the decades are winding back with it.

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  14. Top local golfers shoot for U.S. Junior Amateur berthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Almanac

    Many of the top young golfers on the Peninsula will be touring the Stanford Golf Course on Monday with hopes of qualifying for the U.S. Junior Amateur Championships in July. Hoping to advance to the national junior tournament July 20-25 at Colleton River Plantation in Bluffton, S.C., include Max Ting of Atherton, Colt and Dakota McNealy of Portola Valley, John Foley of Los Altos Hills, William Hsieh of Atherton, Ahmed Ali of Palo Alto, Oliver Cho of Los Altos Hills, Henry Hughes of Palo Alto, Avi Khemani of Los Altos Hills, and Joonsung Ha of Palo Alto.

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  15. 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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  16. Two local golfers in good position at Cal State AmateurRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Almanac

    Menlo School grad Andrew Buchanan of Los Altos shot a 1-over 73 on the first day of the 104th California Amateur Championships at Lake Merced Golf Club on Monday. Photo courtesy of ncga.org Menlo School grad Andrew Buchanan of Los Altos and Portola Valley resident Dakota McNealy got off to solid starts at the 104th annual California Amateur Championships following Monday's opening round of stroke play at Lake Merced Golf Club in Daly City.

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  17. M-A grad wins gold at World Cup 2 rowing event in ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Almanac

    The U.S. rowed in 10 finals Sunday on Lake Varese in Italy at the World Cup 2 and delivered big, taking gold medals in the men's four, the women's four and the women's eight, silver in the women's single, the women's double and women's pair and bronze in the women's quadruple sculls and men's eight. And considering the amount of adversity the women's team had to deal with this week, with injuries and a virus that incapacitated two athletes, resulting in multiple lineup changes and the withdrawal of one of two women's fours they had planned to race, the medals were a testament to the resiliency and depth of the women's team.

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  18. Woodside gives Stanford habitat awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Almanac

    This fence earned Stanford University an honorary Backyard Habitat award from Woodside after Stanford decided to use wooden rather than aluminum posts. In Woodside's fourth year of recognizing residents who allow their properties to be open and accessible to wildlife, the town has honored a non-resident for erecting a fence on land not within town boundaries.

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  19. Stanford plans to add housing, reduce offices in Menlo Park complexRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | Almanac

    In addition to revamping the design for a public plaza at Middle Avenue, Stanford University is looking at adding housing units and reducing the amount of office space in the approximately 430,000-square-foot mixed-use complex it plans to build at 500 El Camino Real i Menlo Park in partnership with developer John Arrillaga. The revisions are still in process, Stanford spokeswoman Jean McCown said, and the tweaked proposal may be submitted to the city of Menlo Park by the end of summer.

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  20. Woodside gives Stanford habitat awardRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | Almanac

    In Woodside's fourth year of recognizing residents who allow their properties to be open and accessible to wildlife, the town has honored a non-resident for erecting a fence on land not within town boundaries. A unanimous Town Council voted to give Stanford University an honorary Backyard Habitat Award for choosing to replace a deteriorating wooden post-and-wire fence in a grassy meadow with another such fence using recycled posts rather than aluminum posts as had been planned, according Nancy Reyering of the town's Open Space Committee.

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