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  1. California drought: Governor Jerry Brown touts water bond measure at Stanford summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Lake County Record-Bee

    Gov. Jerry Brown pitched his plan Monday for a water bond and a rainy-day fund at a Stanford University water conference, two policy measures that are the cornerstone of his record fourth term re-election campaign. "We have a management challenge that is going to take money, it will take brains, it will take innovation and the magic of the marketplace to bring out the best of our creativity," Brown said at a forum, called New Directions for U.S. Water Policy, co-sponsored by The Hamilton Project and Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment.

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  2. Race Through Stanford Campus Benefits Child Advocates of Silicon ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Patch.com

    Hundreds of walkers and runners will participate in the 29th Annual Theta Breakers Run for the Children on Sunday, Oct. 26. It's a 5K run/walk or 10K run through Stanford University's beautiful campus. Theta Breakers is hosted by Kappa Alpha Theta and benefits Child Advocates of Santa Clara County.

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  3. Shop Talk: Bloomies goes high-tech, Common Ground closesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Palo Alto Weekly

    A brand new Bloomingdale's opens at the Stanford Shopping Center, Mac's Smoke Shop and Gryphon Stringed Instruments celebrate big birthdays, and Mandarin Gourmet and Common Ground both close. , replacing the older two-story department store, which was constructed 18 years ago.

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  4. Tuesday: Menlo mayor asks council to study public benefit thresholds of specific planRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | Almanac

    ... the threshold and require public benefit negotiation -- Greenheart's proposal at 1300 El Camino Real. The other, Stanford's proposal for 500 El Camino Real, would not meet the threshold, but the university is negotiating with the city anyway. The ...

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  5. Scientific evidence does not support the brain game claims, Stanford scholars sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Stanford

    The Stanford Center for Longevity joined today with the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in issuing a statement skeptical about the effectiveness of so-called "brain game" products. Signing the document were 69 scholars, including six from Stanford and cognitive psychologists and neuroscientists from around the world.

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  6. Sports talk can help students develop critical thinking skills, says Stanford scholarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Stanford

    However, Stanford English Professor Blakey Vermeule says that talking about and understanding the deeper aspects of sports can help expand the intellects of students. Vermeule, whose research focuses on moral psychology and theory of mind through literature, argues that because "our knowledge of and passion for sports is something that is very intense, very personal, discussion and debate about sports has an intellectual resonance and meaning that can serve as a forum to explore intellectual capacity."

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  7. Stanford, CSU and UC-Boulder Ranked Top Outdoor SchoolsRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | Sporting Goods Business

    Stanford University, Colorado State University and the University of Colorado took the top three spots in the 35 Best Outdoor Schools in America ranking by Best College Reviews. The ranking is based on information from interviews with school officials, publicized data on outdoor clubs, geographic data on state and national parks, as well as weather data.

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  8. Stanford engineers build, test earthquake-resistant houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | CE News

    Stanford engineers have built and tested an earthquake-resistant house that stayed staunchly upright even as it shook at three times the intensity of the destructive 1989 Loma Prieta temblor 25 years ago. The engineers outfitted their scaled-down, boxy two-story house with sliding "isolators" so it skated along the trembling ground instead of collapsing.

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  9. Women's Golf Places 15th at Stanford IntercollegiateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Harvard Crimson

    In a competitive field at the Stanford Intercollegiate tournament in Stanford, Calif., Harvard women's golf used a strong last day to finish 15th out of a field of 17 teams. Led by sophomore Anne Cheng's solid weekend showing, the Crimson shot 909 over the three-day event, good for 43-over-par overall.

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  10. Historian unearths greed-drenched origins of Mexico's groundwater crisisRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | Holtville Tribune

    ... with much of the Southwest, is not alone in its water crisis. Mexico, too, is facing a severe water shortage, and Stanford scholar Mikael Wolfe says the Mexican version was decades in the making, and probably preventable. Wolfe, an assistant ...

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  11. Decoy drug developed by Stanford Bio-X scientists allows brains of adult mice to form new connectionsRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | Holtville Tribune

    ... from the loss of connections in the brain and an inability to form many new ones. Now a team of scientists at Stanford University has found that disabling the function of a single protein for as little as a week allows the brains of adult mice to ...

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  12. Local sports digest: Stackhouse makes big putt to lift Stanford womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Campbell Reporter

    Mariah Stackhouse sank a 33-foot birdie putt on the final hole of the Stanford Intercollegiate on Sunday to secure a share of the team title for the Cardinal. Stackhouse's putt capped an even-par 71 round at Stanford Golf Course and helped the Cardinal rebound to tie USC for top honors in the 17-team field.

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  13. Scholars see slight shift to GOP in midterm electionsRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | San Diego NewsCape

    The political pendulum appears to be swinging back to the Republicans in the upcoming midterm elections on November 4, according to Stanford scholars. But the GOP faces issues of its own that may dampen its margin of victory, said Stanford political science Professor Gary Segura.

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  14. Fresno State tennis: Euan McIntosh loses at ITA regionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Fresno Bee

    A day after upsetting the singles tournament's top seed, Fresno State sophomore transfer Euan McIntosh was eliminated from the ITA Northwest Regional singles, losing his quarterfinal match against Stanford's Thomas Fawcett 6-2, 6-2. McIntosh was the final Bulldog vying for a championship, winning four straight matches, including two against seeded opponents, before Sunday's defeat in Palo Alto.

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  15. Engineers develop tiny, sound-powered chip to serve as medical deviceRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | Holtville Tribune

    ... block. Using wires or batteries to deliver power tends to make implants too big, too clumsy - or both. Now, Stanford engineers are developing a way to send power - safely and wirelessly - to "smart chips" programmed to perform medical tasks and ...

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  16. Scientists create a 'smart' lithium-ion battery that warns of potential fire hazardsRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | Holtville Tribune

    Stanford University scientists have developed a "smart" lithium-ion battery that gives ample warning before it overheats and bursts into flames. The new technology is designed for conventional lithium-ion batteries now used in billions of cellphones, laptops and other electronic devices, as well as a growing number of cars and airplanes.

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  17. Stanford upsets No. 1 USC on late goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Daily Trojan

    It was a slugfest on Saturday for No. 1 USC men's water polo's matchup at No. 3 Stanford, and the Trojans couldn't quite pull off a win, dropping a tight 11-10 game in Palo Alto.

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  18. Hottest Articles on BWWFashionWorld.com from 10/12/2014 - 10/19/2014Read the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... lookbook confirms, the entire collection is body-conscious, dark and very sporty. ( more... ) Bloomingdale's new Stanford store in Palo Alto, CA, opened on Oct. 10, 2014. This location will anchor the Stanford Shopping Center at the northeast side ...

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  19. Max Williamson Tops NCAA in 400 IM as Stanford Swimming Downs HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    STANFORD, California, October 19. Max Williamson, Andrew Liang led Stanford men's swimming to a dominant 179-106 win against Hawaii. Williams posted the top 400-yard IM time in the country, with Liang posting the second-best 100-yard fly.

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  20. Columbia football benches QB Brett Nottingham; ex-Stanford QB appears to have quit teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | New York Daily News

    ... as though he will not be part of our football program," Mangurian said. Nottingham transferred to Columbia from Stanford University after losing a quarterback competition to replace All-American Andrew Luck. He suffered a broken wrist in his first ...

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