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  1. Stanford University reports allegations of cheating by studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Contra Costa Times

    Stanford University is investigating allegations of academic cheating by students during the recent winter quarter, according to University Provost John Etchemendy. A letter Etchemendy sent to faculty and teaching staff on Tuesday pointed to "an unusually high number of troubling allegations of academic dishonesty'' reported to the school's Office of Community Standards at the end of the quarter.

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  2. East Bay coaching icon Bob McGuire diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Contra Costa Times

    Bob McGuire, a successful longtime track and field and cross country coach at Pleasant Hill High and later at Cal State Hayward, died on Tuesday after a brief illness. He was 87. He guided Cal State Hayward to the NCAA Division II women's national track and field championship in 1981, and helped the Pioneer women collect Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women Divisional II cross country national titles in 1979-80, coaching at the school until 1992.

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  3. Quinn: Ellen Pao and the dinner invitation dilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Inside Bay Area

    Ellen Pao leaves the San Francisco Superior Court Civic Center Courthouse during a lunch break from her trial on March 25, 2015 in San Francisco. One incident recounted in the sex discrimination trial pitting Ellen Pao against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers crystallized for me the stark contrast between how men and women view workplace relationships.

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  4. Quinn: Pao and the dinner invitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Contra Costa Times

    One incident recounted in the sex discrimination trial pitting Ellen Pao against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers crystallized for me the stark contrast between how men and women view workplace relationships. In Pao's recounting, one of Kleiner's partners, Randy Komisar, invited her to dinner on a weekend night and "made a point that his wife would be out of town."

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  5. Stanford football schedules series with Vanderbilt, TCURead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Inside Bay Area

    The series against Vanderbilt will be played at Stanford on Sept. 7, 2024 and Sept.

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  6. Stanford Cardinal women's veteran players lead way past Oklahoma in NCAA Tournament's second roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Contra Costa Times

    Amber Orrange scored 24 points and Bonnie Samuelson added 19 -- all in the second half -- to lead fourth-seeded Stanford past Oklahoma 86-76 in the second round of the NCAA tournament at Maples Pavilion. The Cardinal advanced to the regional semifinals Friday in Oklahoma City against top-seeded Notre Dame.

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  7. Stanford beats Rhode Island in NITRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Contra Costa Times

    Chasson Randle scored 35 points to lead Stanford to a 74-65 victory over Rhode Island on Sunday at Maples Pavilion and into the third round of the NIT. The Cardinal will host Vanderbilt at 6 p.m. Tuesday with a berth in the semifinals at New York's Madison Square Garden on the line.

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  8. As Google soars, a mobile home park feels the heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Inside Bay Area

    If Google gets to build a new office complex north of Highway 101, no one will feel the "Googly" aura of the canopied tech wonderland quite like the people living along Space Park Way. The Santiago Villa mobile home park, built in Silicon Valley's infancy, has weathered the booms and busts of its high-tech neighbors.

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  9. Stanford's Tara VanDerveer to face rivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Contra Costa Times

    Schools with a deep and onetime contentious history in the NCAA tournament meet for the fifth time this century Monday at Maples Pavilion with the winner advancing to the Sweet 16 in Oklahoma City. Fourth-seeded Stanford has defeated the Sooners in the past three meetings, including in the 2010 national semifinals in San Antonio.

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  10. Greenfield leads Stanford women past NorthridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Contra Costa Times

    Senior Taylor Greenfield came to Stanford's rescue one more time Saturday in a closer-than-it-appeared 73-60 victory over Cal State Northridge to open the NCAA tournament at Maples Pavilion. Greenfield, fresh off being named most valuable player of the Pac-12 tournament, scored a team-leading 19 points -- 13 in the second half -- to help Stanford survive a vexing opponent.

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  11. State Board of Education president looks at higher educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Contra Costa Times

    This is an excerpt of On Assignment, education writer Theresa Harrington's blog on Contra Costa County schools. Read more and post comments at IBABuzz.com/onassignment .

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  12. Stanford senior Greenfield arrives just in timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Contra Costa Times

    Senior forward Taylor Greenfield didn't want to reflect on her less-than-storybook Stanford career a few days before the Pac-12 tournament. The 6-foot-3 Greenfield had a spectacular tournament to lead Stanford to its 11th Pac-12 title, and was named the most outstanding player in what to many might have seemed like an out-of-body experience.

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  13. In the math class, a quiet revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Contra Costa Times

    Vinnie Soares, 12, concentrates as he uses a calculator during his 7th grade math class at Iron Horse Middle School in San Ramon, Calif., on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Fear of math represents not personal failure or a missing gene but wrongheaded "one-size-fits-all'' ways of teaching.

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  14. Hate math? It's not about you, and new teaching methods may helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Contra Costa Times

    Teacher and math coach Mona Keeler, far right works with students Lauren Zorovic, 12, Jameson Chubb, 12, and Logan Utter, 12, as co-teacher Sarah DeJesus, behind, observes, during a 7th grade math class at Iron Horse Middle School in San Ramon, Calif., on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Keeler is a teacher and math coach who tries to help students overcome math anxiety.

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  15. Palo Alto: Hanahaus opens its doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Inside Bay Area

    But instead of showing classic movies like the Stanford Theater has done for years, the nearly 90-year-old Varsity Theater has been reconfigured as HanaHaus, a cafe and co-working space open to the public and aimed at fostering a so-called "culture of technological innovation," according to its founder, Germany-based software company SAP. "This is surely going to be a hub of innovation and creativity in all senses," Councilman Pat Burt said at the grand opening Tuesday.

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  16. Hectic schedules mean student-athletes lose sleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Inside Bay Area

    When the final bell rings on school days, a student-athlete is far from done. In a span of roughly eight hours, teenagers committed to prep sports are engaged in grueling schedules that barely leave enough time to spend with family, hang out with friends or update their Facebook page.

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  17. Stanford women to open NCAA tournament against Northridge at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Contra Costa Times

    The Cardinal women earned a fourth seed in the Oklahoma City regional of the NCAA tournament Monday and would probably have to upset Notre Dame and Baylor to reach its seventh Final Four in eight years next month in Tampa, Florida. Stanford begins its campaign Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at Maples Pavilion in a first-round game against Big West tournament champion Cal State Northridge .

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  18. Silicon Valley group names water conservation award winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Contra Costa Times

    The Silicon Valley Water Conservation Awards Coalition has announced these winners in its 2015 contest to reward creative and technological approaches to conserving water in the San Mateo, Santa Clara and southern Alameda counties. The Alameda County Water District won in the water utility category for providing free water conservation devices and installation to low-income customers.

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  19. Apple's ResearchKit could be boon for medical research, but there are concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Contra Costa Times

    At a hotly anticipated event focused on its new smartwatch last week, Apple surprised attendees by unveiling ResearchKit, a new software platform that taps the power of the iPhone for medical research. Researchers can design apps that use the iPhone's accelerometer, microphone, gyroscope and GPS to gather information about a subject's health, and you can start contributing to science by simply downloading the apps.

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  20. Guest commentary: Mills Act is essential for preservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Contra Costa Times

    This newspaper contacted me prior to writing the editorial of Feb. 16 titled "Private home is bad use of public funding." The writer of the editorial told me he is of the opinion that the Mills Act is an anachronism and should be repealed.

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