3 hrs ago
Palo Alto Weekly
Historic Professorville home to be lifted and rotated
Prospective owners are seeking city permission to rotate this 112-year-old Professorville house 90 degrees and to restore the house and grounds.
8 hrs ago
Calcium and reproduction go together
Stanford, CA-Everyone's heard of the birds and the bees. But that old expression leaves out the flowers that are being fertilized.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Inside Bay Area
Bonny Zanardi: Lordier finds beauty in the California landscape
New pastel paintings by Millbrae artist Kim Lordier are presented in "Chasing Beauty," an exhibit on view through Oct. 19 at James J. Rieser Fine Art in Carmel.
Stanford Student Compares Rape to Bicycle Theft
This Bloomberg story by John Lauerman and Jennifer Surane about sexual assault and hook-up culture on college campuses contains the worst two paragraphs I've read all day: Some men feel that too much responsibility for preventing sexual assault has been put on their shoulders , said Chris Herries, a senior at Stanford University.
The Washington Post
Hook-Up Culture at Harvard, Stanford Wanes Amid Assault Alarm
As former social chair of the Sigma Chi fraternity at Harvard University, Malik Gill wants to appear especially welcoming to girls who come to the house for parties.
library unveils punk poster art collection
Posters in Stanford's collection of punk rock art, housed in Green Library, reflect the Bay Area's musical and cultural history of the 1970s and '80s.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
(left to right) Noemi Berkowitz, Sarah Gage, Weston Gaylord, Dante Belletti
Noemi Berkowitz , Sarah Gage, Weston Gaylord and Dante Belletti star in Stanford Repertory Theater's version of Orson Welles' radio drama "War of the Worlds," which shocked listeners in 1938.
Exercise may protect older women from irregular heartbeat
Increasing the amount or intensity of physical activity can cut the chances of older women developing a life-threatening irregular heartbeat, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association .
expert describes how U.S., China can avoid conflict
Meetings like this one in 2012 between President Obama and Chinese leader Xi Jinping can ease tensions between the two nations if leaders promote healthy interactions, according to Karl Eikenberry of Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.
San Diego CityBEAT
Assessing prison realignment
Former customs agent got more than seven years for smuggling drugs and people into the U.S., but mysterious events are raising questions about the government's prosecution This past Sunday, both U-T San Diego and the Los Angeles Times published stories about the effects of recent prison-policy changes in California.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Contra Costa Times
Laser surgery shows promise in halting seizures in epilepsy sufferers
More than 10 years of battling epilepsy will do that to a person who never knows when the next seizure will strike.
San Diego Source
There's plenty we don't know about the drought
We know a fair amount about the drought that has now afflicted California for about three years: It has been the driest period since record keeping began in the 19th century.
A gentle reminder - and guidelines - from Stanford Recycling
Coffee cups like these aren't recyclable and end up in Stanford's trash cans by the thousands every day.
Congressional staffers learn about cybersecurity at Stanford boot camp
It is no easy challenge. That's what the participants at the Congressional Staff Cyber Boot Camp heard on the first day of a program that runs through Wednesday.
scholar sees failure as key element of success for famous American authors
In his latest book, Stanford Professor Gavin Jones analyzes theories of failure as portrayed in works of Poe, Twain and others.
Wall Street Journal
The Daily Startup: Riskified Raises $4M to Fight...
Riskified has raised another $4 million from insiders for its e-commerce fraud-fighting software, Deborah Gage reports for VentureWire.
Haywood Gilliam Nominated for U.S. District Court by Obama
A former federal prosecutor and current law firm partner was nominated by President Barack Obama today to serve on the San Francisco-based U.S. District Court for Northern California.
The Campbell Reporter
Fritsch falls in 18s final of Junior Grand Prix Invitational
Ovi Fritsch, a senior at Los Altos High School, lost in the 18-and-under boys singles final of the NorCal Junior Grand Prix Invitaional tennis tournament at Stanford on Sunday.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Star Online
Trouble sleeping: a warning sign of suicide in older adults
In a new study, people age 65 and older who reported trouble sleeping were more likely to commit suicide than those who slept well.
course gives students just 10 weeks to design, build and fly tiny 'rescue' aircraft
Standing at the edge of an isolated field, Peter Blake dropped a few bits of dried grass to check the wind before giving the signal to launch the small, computer-controlled aircraft that he and seven other students built for a course at Stanford School of Engineering.