1 hr ago
Marin Independent Journal
Reward fund swells to $30,000 in slaying of Emeryville man last week
As the reward for information leading to Emeryville resident Aya Nakano's killer grew to more than $30,000 Tuesday, friends and family said goodbye to a young man with an intense love for basketball and a passion for Motown and soul music.
5 hrs ago
Palo Alto Weekly
Stanford's Larry Horton to retire
Larry Horton, Stanford University's longtime senior associate vice president and director of government and community relations, will step down at the end of this calendar year, he told the Weekly today.
15 hrs ago
Menlo Park: Subcommittee delivers update on Stanford-Arrillaga project
When last we heard from the Menlo Park council on the proposed eight-acre Stanford-Arrillaga project, a subcommittee had been appointed on April 16 in the hopes of guiding concerned residents and Stanford to a detente.
20 hrs ago
Guest Editorial: Landmark feat for Brown School funding will define his legacy
Years from now, no one will recall that the 2013-14 California budget was passed on time.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Cohen finds his Ultimate sport
For former University City High baseball standout Greg Cohen, Ultimate Frisbee, or Ultimate as it's called by those who play it, "is the hardest sport I've ever played."
Palo Alto Weekly
Stanford Law graduate and former Sunnyvale mayor Bill Fernandez gives a free talk on his book "Kaua'i Kids in Peace and War," about his life growing up on Kaua'i in the 1930s and '40s.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
2013 Commencement weekend at Stanford
More than 25,000 family members and friends gathered for Stanford's 122nd Commencement weekend.
New tools preserve ancient treasures
At a conference in Xi'an, archaeologists discuss how the digitalization of historical sites and relics help recreate communities, allowing them to look into the past and see the future.
Marin Independent Journal
Mayor Micheal Bloomberg supportive, teasing and challenging as Stanford commencement speaker
Speaking to an international student body, Stanford commencement speaker Michael Bloomberg assailed U.S. immigration policy, saying that the nation should reward academic accomplishment with green cards.
Joe Biden drops by Menlo Park
Sandie Timm of Menlo Park sent us this photo of Vice President Joe Biden with her son Ben, 7, at the Harvest furniture store at 639 Santa Cruz Ave. in Menlo Park on Saturday, June 15. Mr. Biden was in San Francisco Friday night for a fundraiser and then on the Peninsula for his niece's graduation from Stanford.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Vice President stops in at Sunnyvale eatery
Biden popped into Hobee's Restaurant this morning, along with South Bay Congressman Mike Honda and chatted with people inside and posed for lots of pictures.
The Daily Republic
Northern California Pirate Festival
Melody Stanford of San Anselmo, left, dances with Dustin Williams of Santa Barbara, center, Saturday, during the Northern California Pirate Festival in Vallejo.
Stanford Jazz Festival is a great place for a date
If you and your significant other are true jazz lovers then this is a great opportunity you do not want to miss.
The Campbell Reporter
Opera composed by East Palo Alto activist gets a world premiere in Paris
When East Palo Alto activist William Webster stepped into a plane headed for Paris on Sunday, it marked the first time he would travel abroad in over four decades.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Inside Bay Area
Brazilian jazz singer Claudia Villela back on stage
The sumptuously gifted Brazilian jazz singer Claudia Villela has been a scarce presence on Bay Area bandstands for far too long, but that doesn't mean she hasn't been making music.
A year of high notes for Stanford's Chocolate Heads
They collaborated with jazz great William Parker, workshopped with neuroscientists and synesthetes, staged an underground performance at Cantor Arts Center, dazzled an audience at Bing Concert Hall, partnered with the a cappella group Talisman on an original composition, and finished the year with a spring performance at San Francisco's Yerba Buena ... (more)
Faculty Senate hears progress report on curriculum changes, sends off chair
At the Faculty Senate meeting, Harry Elam, vice provost for undergraduate education, gives a presentation on the implementation of the recommendations of the 2012 Study of Undergraduate Education at Stanford .
Thu Jun 13, 2013
The Jewish News Weekly
The Peninsula JCC raised $332,000 at April's Cabaret Under the Stars to help fund its latest innovation, Gan Tzedek .
Protests have changed Turkey, says Stanford expert
The upheaval in Turkey started nearly two weeks ago with peaceful demonstrations over the planned removal of Gezi Park, one of the last green spaces in Istanbul, to make way for a shopping mall.