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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 $1,011/per square foot. More Stanford information.

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1 hr ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Hospitals' HealthKit Trials Highlight Apple's Healthcare Ambitions

More details have emerged about how two major U.S. hospitals will be taking advantage of the patient-monitoring capabilities afforded by Apple's HealthKit health data platform. Apple first mentioned several hospitals' use of HealthKit-connected health apps when it announced iOS 8 at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June.

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5 hrs ago | Stanford

students ease life in the zoo

Through a unique experience at San Francisco Zoo, Stanford students learn how to apply principles of animal behavior to design environmental enrichments that benefit both the animals and the complex mission of a zoo. Most days, Floyd the giraffe can be found lingering by the rocks near the female enclosure in a remote corner of his paddock at the San Francisco Zoo .

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10 hrs ago | Domestic Fuel

Stanford Releases State Clean Energy Cookbook

In this edition of the Ethanol Report, Renewable Fuels Association Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper talks about how corn prices have fallen but food prices continue to rise, and how that shows the "food versus fuel" argument is false. States are implementing renewable energy and energy efficiency program that could be adopted by their neighbors to improve their economies and reduce emissions cost-effectively according to a joint study by Stanford University's Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance and Hoover Institution's Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Foodspeak: What s the menu really mean?

Dan Jurafsky has turned menu-reading into more than a hobby. Sure, there are those of us who delight in finding malapropisms and typos or swoon over the verbose language used to describe a single entree, but Jurafsky is a Stanford linguistics professor - so he's fascinated with the etymology of food and menu terms.

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research shows that working together boosts motivation

Psychologist Gregory Walton says that feeling like you're part of a team can spur you to take on challenges. When people are treated as partners working together with others - even when physically apart - their motivation increases, according to new Stanford research.

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welcomes Class of 2018 and transfer students

At Stanford, it's time to say "welcome to your new home" to 1,681 freshmen and 29 transfer students, who will be moving into their campus residences Tuesday with the help of hundreds of volunteers wearing Cardinal red T-shirts. All 50 states - and 57 countries - are represented in the freshman class.

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CNET News.com

Apple's HealthKit will join diabetes trials -- report

Stanford and Duke will use the new health platform to track blood-sugar levels, blood pressure, weight, and other health measurements. Apple's HealthKit, which enables health-related apps to share data with doctors, will be used in medical trials at two universities, according to a new report.

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Pollution Online

New Stanford Report Features U.S. States Pioneering Effective...

With growing gridlock in Washington, states throughout the country both red and blue are implementing innovative renewable energy and energy-efficiency programs which could be adopted by their neighbors to improve their economies and reduce emissions cost-effectively, according to a new joint study by Stanford University's Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance and Hoover Institution's Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy. These policies could be particularly valuable as states develop plans to meet pending U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulations to cut power plant carbon emissions.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

SFGate

Gatsby fans show up, dress up for annual picnic in Oakland

From left to right, Marion Mills, of Oakland, Don Frolli, of San Francisco, Bob Edmiston, of Wilseyville, Patricia Geyser, of Antioch, and Angela de Victoria, of Antioch, picnic at the annual Gatsby Summer Afternoon at Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate in Oakland on September 13, 2014. Photo: Tim Hussin, Special To The Chronicle 15:04 PDT -- Apple may have launched the latest in technology last week, but the gadgetry and clothing of a bygone era trumped all things modern for nearly 800 people at the Art Deco Society of California 's Gatsby Summer Afternoon in Oakland on Sunday.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Reign of Troy

USC vs. Boston College Score Update: Trojans Lead 10-0 After 1st Quarter

Sep 6, 2014; Stanford, CA, USA; Fans of the USC Trojans celebrate after the Trojans defeated the Stanford Cardinal 13-10 at Stanford Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports Cody Kessler finished the first quarter with 73 yards and a touchdown, while Javorius Allen and Justin Davis were shut down for a total of eight yards rushing in the opening period.

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Patch.com

Stanford Police Seeking Witnesses to Campus Assault

Stanford police are seeking information about an assault that happened on Friday, Aug. 29, at approximately 9:11 p.m. An unidentified male struck a female in the face with an unknown object - possibly a baton or flashlight. At the time of the attack, the victim was walking westbound on the path adjacent to Campus Drive and was just east of the intersection of Campus Drive and Palm Drive.

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Palo Alto Weekly

Ajanaku helps top-ranked Stanford women top Duke

Inky Ajanaku records one of her career best 21 kills in Stanford's four-set win over Duke on Friday. Photo by Karen Ambrose Hickey/stanfordphoto.com Junior middle blocker Inky Ajanaku recorded a career-best 21 kills and the top-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team defeated No.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Palo Alto Weekly

Stanford police seek witnesses to campus assault

The Stanford Department of Public Safety is asking that witnesses or those with information about an assault that took place on campus Friday, Aug. 29, contact the department. During the assault, at approximately 9:11 p.m., an unidentified male struck a female in the face with an unknown object -- possibly a baton or flashlight.

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led study assesses costs, benefits of fracking

A strange thing happened on the way to dealing with climate change: Advances in hydraulic fracturing put trillions of dollars' worth of previously unreachable oil and natural gas within humanity's grasp. The environmental costs - and benefits - from "fracking," which requires blasting huge amounts of water, sand and chemicals deep into underground rock formations, are the subject of new research that synthesizes 165 academic studies and government databases.

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Traffic Alert: Stanford Football This Weekend

The Stanford Football season continues this Saturday, with a game against the Army Black Knights. Kickoff is at 2:00 p.m. Expect heavy traffic on Embarcadero Road, El Camino Real, Sand Hill Road, and surrounding streets.

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Palo Alto Weekly

A Festival of Fall Arts

Fall is here, and as all art lovers know, that means a fresh new arts season is upon us. From massive electronic music festivals to interactive art installations, many of this season's events fuse art and technology to thrilling effect, while the classical arts flourish right alongside.

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VentureBeat

Entrepreneurs need a framework for finding the crucial germ of a business idea

The Lean Startup is a process for turning ideas into commercial ventures. Its premise is that startups begin with a series of untested hypotheses.

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The Campbell Reporter

Suit alleges rare World War II tank in Portola Valley was bought for $2.5 million was never delivered

A company headed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is suing two foundations and an auction house for allegedly failing to deliver a World War II German Panzer IV Tank purchased for $2.5 million but still sitting in a Portola Valley facility. The complaint on behalf of Allen's company, Vulcan Warbirds, Inc., was filed Wednesday in San Mateo County Superior Court by lawyers with the San Francisco firm Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Nanaimo News Bulletin

Singer returns to the Port Theatre

Fast-forward nearly two decades and Thompson is a highly regarded David Bowie impersonator, who has toured throughout North America. On Sept.

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engineers help describe key mechanism in energy and information storage

The ideal energy or information storage system is one that can charge and discharge quickly, has a high capacity and can last forever. Nanomaterials are promising to achieve these criteria, but scientists are just beginning to understand their challenging mechanisms.

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