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  1. Details around alleged Stanford rape case emergeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Contra Costa Times

    Liquor flowed freely at the Stanford University fraternity party two weeks ago where prosecutors say a student athlete met a young woman who'd joined the revelry with friends and later raped her nearby, according to police reports released Thursday. He drank seven beers with swigs of whiskey.

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  2. Oscars 2015: Stanford filmmaker earns nomination for 'White Earth'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Inside Bay Area

    COURTESY OF CHRISTIAN JENSEN Thirteen-year-old James McClellan offers a variety of sharp observations of life in North Dakota and the oil business in the Oscar-nominated documentary "White Earth." Filmmaker Christian Jensen refers to the youth as "my narrator."

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  3. Stanford rape: Bystander intervention, too late to prevent attack, leads to arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Contra Costa Times

    Shockingly, no one came forward to stop -- or even report -- two Vanderbilt football players who were convicted this week in the horrific gang rape of a woman seen unconscious and partly naked in a dormitory hallway. But on Wednesday, two still unidentified cyclists who interrupted a Stanford varsity swimmer who was allegedly raping a passed-out woman are being hailed as the models of "See Something, Say Something" -- the watchwords for a nationwide campaign to change attitudes about campus rape.

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  4. Stanford swimmer arrested on suspicion of attempted rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Contra Costa Times

    Brock Allen Turner, 19, was booked into Santa Clara County Jail on Jan. 18 on suspicion of attempted rape and penetration with a foreign object, both felonies. He was released on a $150,000 bail and has yet to be formally charged.

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  5. Pizarro: Documentary on San Jose history gets thumbs up from crowd at premiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Contra Costa Times

    It's no surprise that "Changing Boundaries: The History of San Jose" was well received by the crowd at the packed California Theatre during its premiere Thursday night. Even if it had been bad, it would still be the best documentary ever made about San Jose.

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  6. Stanford professor's working on that bebopRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Inside Bay Area

    San Francisco-based Kay Kostopoulos loves having a many-splendored career -- singer, actor, dancer, director, voiceover artist, teacher. She has taught at Stanford for 17 years, specializing in such areas as acting, voice, speech and Shakespeare.

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  7. College basketball: Stanford, Cal women win in L.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Inside Bay Area

    Briana Roberson scored a career-high 21 points in her first start of the season and No. 11 Stanford women rallied in the second half to win 79-70 for the Cardinal's 19th straight win against the Bruins.

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  8. Stanford's shot at No. 7 Arizona falls shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Contra Costa Times

    Stanford's bid for a statement victory within the Pac-12 fell well short Thursday as seventh-ranked Arizona pulled away in the second half for an 89-82 victory at Maples Pavilion. The Cardinal trailed by two points midway through the second half of the foul-plagued game, then went eight minutes without a field goal.

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  9. Stanford's shot at No. 7 Arizona falls shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Contra Costa Times

    Stanford's bid for a statement victory within the Pac-12 fell well short Thursday as seventh-ranked Arizona pulled away in the second half for an 89-82 victory at Maples Pavilion. The Cardinal trailed by two points midway through the second half of the foul-plagued game, then went eight minutes without a field goal.

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  10. Ford revs up its valley presenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Contra Costa Times

    The car-making giant announced Thursday that it is opening a new research center in Palo Alto. The center will focus on autonomous vehicles, using "big data" techniques to glean information about how customers use their vehicles and connecting cars to the Internet and other devices.

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  11. Stanford women lose to Arizona StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Contra Costa Times

    Arizona State gave Stanford a taste of the new normal in Pac-12 play this season by beating the 11th-ranked Cardinal 60-57 Monday at Maples Pavilion. The No.

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  12. MLK Day: Final Freedom Train in Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Contra Costa Times

    America's last Freedom Train chugged out of San Jose's Diridon Station and into the history books on Monday morning, the last survivor of dozens of train trips nationwide that celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s enduring legacy. After years of declining interest, the special Caltrain roared to San Francisco with about 1,500 passengers -- five times more than last year -- with a rejuvenated spirit on its final journey after 30 years.

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  13. Eye on the East Bay: End of a short but colorful era in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Contra Costa Times

    End of an era: With a few subdued City Council meetings, not only did 2014 draw to a close, but so too did Richmond witness the inglorious denouement of one Corky Booze, the longtime gadfly and former race car driver who streaked to a City Council election victory in 2010 and spent the next four years grinding everyone's gears. Booze, scrappy and ebullient as ever at age 70, filled Eye columns for years with high jinks, memorable quotes and junkyard dog antics.

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  14. Stanford men's basketball rolls past ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Contra Costa Times

    Guard Chasson Randle, wing Anthony Brown and center Stefan Nastic combined for 54 points as the Cardinal pulled away in the second half to defeat Connecticut 72-59 at Maples Pavilion. The trio was heavily involved in a 14-2 surge that began with 11 minutes remaining and put the game out of reach.

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  15. Stanford women's basketball team routs Arizona 77-47Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Contra Costa Times

    So can the No. 13 Cardinal, which swamped Arizona on Friday night 77-47 behind McCall's career-high 16 rebounds and 13 points in a Pac-12 game at Maples Pavilion.

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  16. Santa Clara player taken 11th overall in women's soccer draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Inside Bay Area

    Santa Clara striker Sofia Huerta was the 11th overall pick in the National Women's Soccer League draft Friday while three Stanford players were taken in the fourth round. The Chicago Red Stars chose Huerta, the co-West Coast Conference player of the year, in the second round as Virginia star Morgan Brian was the No.

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  17. Exhibit spotlights Victorian women's activism in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Contra Costa Times

    "Spreading Their Wings: Victorian Women and the Ebell Society" was meticulously researched by the Camron-Stanford Preservation Society exhibit committee and is beautifully presented in about two dozen mounted panels, detailing in words and pictures how these enterprising women became involved in intellectual pursuits in an era when "ladies" were expected to be only compliant wives and mothers. "In the Victorian era , less than 1 percent of women in the United States pursued any type of higher education," said exhibit docent Linda Nack.

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  18. Coach: 'Foxcatcher' movie about Palo Alto wrestler inaccurateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Contra Costa Times

    The movie "Foxcatcher" portrays former Palo Alto High wrestling brothers Mark and Dave Schultz. Dave Schultz won Central Coast Section wrestling titles in 1976 and '77, while Mark won a CCS title at 157 pounds in 1978.

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  19. St. Lawrence String Quartet premieres John Adams, againRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Contra Costa Times

    String quartets are a lot like bad marriages, according to common wisdom -- hotbeds of jealousy and breakdown, holding on for dear life. If you saw the 2012 film "A Late Quartet," with actors Philip Seymour Hoffman and Catherine Keener as members of one such dysfunctional quartet, you will understand the notion.

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  20. Millennials use tech tools to jump into investingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Contra Costa Times

    Tip'd Off founders Akshay Oberai and Rahul Sethuram, from left, watch fellow founder Koosh Saxena write notes at their office Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, in Mountain View, Calif. The startup uses social networking to put young investors in touch with each other so they can monitor each other's activities.

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