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  1. editorial: Gov. Jerry Brown's court nominee is an excellent choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    This undated photo provided by the Governor's Office on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 shows Stanford law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar.

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  2. Stanford law school professor named to California Supreme CourtRead the original story

    Tuesday | Contra Costa Times

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday nominated Stanford University law professor Mariano-Florentino Cuellar to a vacancy on the California Supreme Court, adding a Latino to the state's high court and again choosing a prominent legal scholar without judicial experience to shape the court's future.

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  3. Quinn: Meet Elizabeth Holmes, Silicon Valley's latest phenomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Contra Costa Times

    Elizabeth Holmes dropped out of Stanford in 2003 as a 19-year-old to start Theranos, a company now poised to disrupt the medical diagnostic test market.

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  4. Tanks for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Contra Costa Times

    The tank took two direct hits at the end of the Cold War that hurt its reputation more than any battlefield defeat.

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  5. Portola Valley tank collection rumbles to the auction blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Contra Costa Times

    The tank took two direct hits at the end of the Cold War that hurt its reputation more than any battlefield defeat.

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  6. $195K Bentley stolen in Palo Alto recovered in Southern CaliforniaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Contra Costa Times

    Police in Southern California have recovered a $195,000-plus car stolen from a Palo Alto street sometime in the past two months.

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  7. Stanford law school clinic at center of epic U.S. Supreme Court privacy rulingRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 6 | Contra Costa Times

    At a favorite Stanford University watering hole called the Dutch Goose, law professor Jeffrey Fisher and a group of his students gathered last week to hoist a few drinks to celebrate one of the U.S. Supreme Court's most important rulings in the history of digital privacy rights.

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  8. Facebook policy didn't mention 'research' at time of controversial experimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Contra Costa Times

    Fueling more debate over a controversial experiment, Facebook acknowledged Tuesday that its official data-use policy didn't specifically list "research" among the ways that members' information might be used at the time it was conducting a study to see how some users' emotions were affected by subtle manipulation of their news feeds.

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  9. $195K-plus Bentley boosted from Palo Alto streetRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Inside Bay Area

    Police are searching for a luxury convertible worth six figures that was stolen from a Palo Alto street sometime in the past month.

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  10. Q&A: Scientist Ronald Kaplan, on voice technologyRead the original story

    Friday Jun 27 | Contra Costa Times

    A former researcher at Xerox PARC and Microsoft, he's now a consulting professor in computational linguistics at Stanford and a senior director at the Silicon Valley research division of Nuance Communications, a Massachusetts company that makes voice-enabled software for cars, smartphones, corporate call centers and medical transcription services.

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  11. Ex-Skyline baseball star returning to roots in Oakland hillsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 25 | Inside Bay Area

    Those dreams ended when Robbins blew out his pitching arm. An up-and-down stint in the dot.com world followed.

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  12. VMC launches $25 million campaign for new Women and Children's CenterRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 24 | Contra Costa Times

    In a strategic move expected to shake up the South Bay's hospital landscape, the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Foundation on Tuesday kicked off a $25 million fundraising campaign to create a Women and Children's Center at VMC.

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  13. 11-year-old rockers generate Bay Area buzzRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    They had just played their biggest and most challenging gig yet -- a seven-song rock medley in front of nearly 6,000 people at Stanford's Maples Pavilion -- but the members of WJM weren't celebrating.

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  14. Soundhawk secures $5.5M to start selling high-tech hearing appRead the original story

    Monday Jun 23 | Contra Costa Times

    The awkward strain of trying to hear someone speaking just a few feet away is all too familiar for many of us who frequent noisy restaurants and rowdy bars.

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  15. Stanford study: Moving some public workers to Obamacare could save billionsRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Shifting hundreds of thousands of state and local government workers to less expensive coverage under the new health care law would save California about $1.4 billion a year, according to a study released this month by a group of Stanford University academics.

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  16. Bay Area media pioneer Kevin Weston dead at 45Read the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Kevin Weston, a sharp and tenacious journalist who mentored Bay Area youth, died at his home on Sunday following a nearly two-year battle with a rare form of leukemia.

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  17. Bill Gates' commencement addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Stanford University's Class of 2014 on Sunday got an inspiring if sobering send-off from the tech world's royal tag-team, as Bill and Melinda Gates took to matching podiums to pitch students on the power of seeing the glass half full.

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  18. Stanford: Man found dead on campusRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    The Palo Alto Fire Department and Stanford Department of Public Safety responded to a call of an unconscious male about 1 p.m. at a multi-unit residential building on the 500 block of Mayfield Avenue.

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  19. Bill and Melinda Gates plead with Stanford grads to improve the worldRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Stanford University's Class of 2014 on Sunday got an inspiring if sobering send-off from the tech world's royal tag-team, as Bill and Melinda Gates took to matching podiums to pitch students on the power of seeing the glass half full.

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  20. World Cup: U.S. team of 1994 planted seeds for 2014Read the original story

    Jun 14, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Their quest for glory starts Monday in northeastern Brazil, in the coastal city of Natal, home to 1 million people obsessed with the "Beautiful Game."

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