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Stanford, California is located in Santa Clara County. Zip codes in Stanford, CA include 94305, and 94309. The median home price in Stanford is $1,588,000 which is roughly $1,039/per square foot. More Stanford information.

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3 hrs ago | Stanford

Hummingbirds vs. helicopters: Stanford engineers compare flight dynamics

More than 42 million years of natural selection have turned hummingbirds into some of the world's most energetically efficient flyers, particularly when it comes to hovering in place.

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3 hrs ago | Stanford

scientists challenge theory on protection of threatened species

Scientists from Stanford and other institutions have found that bumphead parrotfish, like these ones swimming in the Pacific Ocean, become a threat to living corals only when overfishing reduces the shark population.

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3 hrs ago | Stanford

ID cards get new look

Effective Aug. 1, the university will begin issuing Stanford ID cards with a new look.

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4 hrs ago | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

'Brutally honest' cover letter leads to job

In January 2013 he penned a now famous email cover letter to a managing director at Wall Street firm Duff and Phelps asking for an internship.

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8 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

Police Blotter: Resident calls police three times to report large foot prints outside unit

The 28-year-old San Jose resident was booked into jail on criminal charges, including burglary, possession of stolen property and methamphetamine, resisting arrest and an outstanding bench warrant.

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12 hrs ago | NBC Bay Area

Fewer Prisoners, Less Crime? Not Exactly

In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock looks into the claim that lower prison populations can also mean lower crime.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Diana Diamond column: Palo Alto City Council election should be a lot of fun

It's great to have 11 candidates taking out nomination papers to possibly run for five open seats on the Palo Alto City Council.

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Tennis Now

Serena on Wimbledon Incident: "I Never Know When to Say When"

Addressing the media for the first time since her bizarre default at Wimbledon, Serena Williams says she didn't realize how bad it was until after the fact.

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Freshnews

Medal of Honor Recipient Jon R. Cavaiani Passes Away at 70

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society announces that Sergeant Major Jon R. Cavaiani, Medal of Honor recipient, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in Stanford, California at age 70. He was awarded the Medal of Honor, the highest award given to those who acted with uncommon, selfless courage, by President Gerald Ford on December 12, 1974.

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Palo Alto Weekly

Stanford announces members of sexual-assault task force

Stanford students march back to White Plaza after assembling outside of Vice Provost Greg Boardman's office to demand better protections for victims of sexual assault, during a rally at the plaza on June 5, 2014.

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Stanford

Q&A: Stanford's Carla Shatz on fostering interdisciplinary collaboration

Carla Shatz, director of Stanford Bio-X, credits the university's leadership and location for much of the program's success.

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Stanford

Task force, other efforts addressing sexual assault move ahead at Stanford

A task force of students, faculty and staff has been named to recommend ways of strengthening Stanford's efforts to prevent and respond to cases of sexual assault, part of a series of steps the university is taking to foster a safe and respectful campus community.

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Los Angeles Times

Brown, Mexican officials sign climate pact during governor's trip

California Governor Jerry Brown listens over translation headphones as Mexico's Secretary of Foreign Affairs Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena speaks during a joint press conference in Mexico City on Monday.

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SFGate

If life is sweet, we savor the sour

Ted Weinstein went to a taping of National Public Radio's "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me" last week, at which host Peter Sagal teased residents of San Francisco for fretting over the state of the world and everything that needs fixing.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Premature infants have increased blood clot risk through young adulthood

Venous thromboembolism is defined as a formation of a blood clot in a vein. A common location for the blood clot is the calf.

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InMenlo.com

Ted Minnis returns to Menlo Park, recruiting water polo players for Harvard Univeristy

A tall and athletic 8th grader at Nativity School, Ted Minnis had caught the attention of legendary Menlo-Atherton High School football coach Ben Parks.

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Stanford

U.S. suffers from lifespan inequality, says Stanford researcher

The United States has done worse than other wealthy countries at improving health for working-age adults while it has performed about the same in reducing mortality at ages over 65, according to new Stanford research.

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Stanford

philosopher examines the legitimacy of political power

When the Supreme Court recently ruled that Hobby Lobby and other closely held corporations are exempt from federally mandated contraceptive coverage, critics claimed the controversial decision undermined the legitimacy of the Supreme Court.

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Press-Telegram

Water level is low; information level is too: Thomas Elias

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.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

My Mother Lode

At Stanford, summer work goes beyond football

For most major college football programs, summer is a time for players to load up on classes and concentrate on conditioning for the upcoming season.

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