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  1. Analysis: Defense chief's Stanford speech translates to more money for Silicon ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Contra Costa Times

    When Defense Secretary Ashton Carter asked Silicon Valley for help in a speech at Stanford University on Thursday, he didn't say what he'd offer in return. Allusions to patriotism were made, and Carter nodded to everyone's desire to make the world a better place.

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  2. Stanford gets commitment from Louisiana prep cornerbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Contra Costa Times

    Malik Antoine, a 5-11, 182-pound cornerback from Baton Rouge, La., announced on Twitter Thursday that he has made an oral commitment to play football at Stanford. Antoine becomes the sixth player in the 2016 class to commit to the Cardinal, according to rivals.com .

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  3. Dusty BakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Contra Costa Times

    Former Giants manager Dusty Baker will receive a lifetime achievement award in Palo Alto on Saturday, when he will be hailed as a positive role model for the nation's youth league coaches. That honor would no doubt amuse the late Johnnie B. Baker Sr., who cut his son repeatedly from youth league teams in Riverside because little Dusty had attitude problems.

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  4. Dusty Baker lauded for his positive coaching exampleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Contra Costa Times

    Former Giants manager Dusty Baker will receive a lifetime achievement award in Palo Alto on Saturday, when he will be hailed as a positive role model for the nation's youth league coaches. That honor would no doubt amuse the late Johnnie B. Baker Sr., who cut his son repeatedly from youth league teams in Riverside because little Dusty had attitude problems.

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  5. Stanford Ph.D candidate sentenced to jail for beating ex-girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Contra Costa Times

    A Stanford University graduate student was sentenced to a year in jail Tuesday for violently beating his ex-girlfriend in her Menlo Park home. Yishun Dong, of Mountain View, will begin his one-year county jail sentence June 13, nearly one year after he beat his ex-girlfriend so badly she required surgery.

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  6. Cal, Washington rowing rivalry as fierce as everRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Contra Costa Times

    It started two years ago with a few curiosity seekers poking their noses into the windows of the university rowing center on the shores of Lake Washington. It has since grown into a daily ritual with crowds of people seeking tours of the Washington boathouse to get a glimpse of the history recounted in the bestseller, "The Boys in the Boat," written by Bay Area native Daniel James Brown.

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  7. Tri-Valley letters: Limit growth by water supply that's availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Inside Bay Area

    The cost of water soars as we enter what will doubtless be the most severe summer yet in our four-year drought. Restrictions on usage are stiffening.

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  8. Stanford, Harvard researchers to share $500K medical prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Contra Costa Times

    Two scientists whose work on modern research technologies is expected to speed the pace of medical discoveries will share one of the richest prizes in medicine and science next month, officials at a New York hospital said Monday. The $500,000 Albany Medical Center Prize in Biomedicine and Biomedical Research for 2015 will be awarded to Dr. Karl Deisseroth of Stanford University and Xiaoliang Sunney Xie of Harvard University and Peking University, where he is a visiting professor and director of the Biodynamics Optical Imaging Center.

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  9. Stanford soccer star Jordan Morris to face Mexico againRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Contra Costa Times

    Jordan Morris was just another Stanford player doing his bit in a spring scrimmage a few days after becoming a national soccer sensation. Morris, 20, at least tried to play it that way on the Cardinal's practice field Saturday after a 1-0 victory over Santa Clara.

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  10. John Muir opens first pediatric ICU in the countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Contra Costa Times

    Budi Wiryawan, Pediatric ICU medical director, left, and Beth Lannon, executive director of children's speciality services at John Muir Medical Center, show the new pediatric intensive care unit, the first of its kind in Contra Costa County, in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. John Muir Health and Stanford Children's Health have joined forces to build a pediatric intensive care unit in Walnut Creek.

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  11. SV150: Silicon Valley, led by Apple, becomes Wall Street's backbone and ATMRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Contra Costa Times

    An employee waits to help customers in an Apple store at the Grand Central Station in New York on March 18, 2015. Check back at SiliconValley.com/sv150 all this week for more stories, infographics and a searchable database for the 2015 Silicon Valley 150.

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  12. Former Intel exec injured in bike crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Contra Costa Times

    Sean Maloney, the former Intel executive and recovered stroke victim who set out on a cross-country, "Heart Across America" bike tour March 22, is heading back to Palo Alto to recover from a serious spill. Maloney tumbled from his bike on a steep hill Easter Sunday about 100 miles east of San Diego.

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  13. Dr. Oz should be booted from Columbia over 'quack treatments,' says Stanford doctor and colleaguesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Contra Costa Times

    Columbia University has not removed TV celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz from his faculty position as a group of top doctors has demanded, citing his "egregious lack of integrity" for promoting what they call "quack treatments." "Dr. Oz has repeatedly shown disdain for science and for evidence-based medicine," said a letter the 10 physicians sent to a Columbia dean earlier this week.

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  14. Q and A: Woodside/Stanford alum Rich Kelley talks NBA memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Contra Costa Times

    Former NBA center Rich Kelley graduated from Woodside High, class of 1971, where he excelled at basketball and tennis. The 7-foot Kelley holds the career record for rebounds per game at Stanford at 12.4. Kelley scored 1,412 points at Stanford, where he played from 1972 to 1975.

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  15. Santa Clara County boys athlete of the week: Aidan Kirwan, BranhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Inside Bay Area

    Kirwan stood out at the Stanford Invitational, winning the 110 hurdles in 14.47 and 400 hurdles in a state-best 55.31. "He's been working real hard," coach Tobias McLeod said.

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  16. Stanford task force recommends university expel violators in sex assault casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Contra Costa Times

    Stanford University is considering major changes to its sexual assault policies for the upcoming academic year, including whether expelling violators should be the expected punishment, the school's provost announced Wednesday. The announcement comes on the heels of at least two high profile sexual assault cases in the past year, including the alleged rape of an unconscious woman by a former Stanford swimmer, and news that Stanford is among the roughly 100 college campuses under investigation by the federal Office for Civil Rights for its handling of such cases.

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  17. Around the Horn: Saint Mary's track and field teams excelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Contra Costa Times

    Ron Smith of the Saint Mary's High boys track and field team produced the state-leading all-conditions mark this season in the triple jump to win that high school boys event at the Stanford Invitational on April 4. Saint Mary's also excelled in the high school girls relay races on that day. The 400-meter relay team of MaAne' Mosley, Kenady Jackson, Alex O'Sullivan and Giauna Nu'man won their race in 48.63 seconds.

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  18. 'The Children's Crusade' author Ann Packer built her novel's house around her character inhabitantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Inside Bay Area

    The family home looms large in Ann Packer's affecting new novel about growing up, moving apart and letting go. Spanning five decades in the lives of the fictional Blair family, "The Children's Crusade" is centered for much of its narrative around the family's sprawling house in the bucolic Northern California town of Portola Valley, not far from where Packer lives.

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  19. Stanford Easter Mass in foothills treated to breathtaking sunriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Contra Costa Times

    Amid the grassy, rolling Stanford University foothills, the early-morning chill stinging their cheeks, more than 50 people congregated by the famed Dish. The Episcopal Lutheran Campus Ministry and University Lutheran Church had begun their Easter Mass, and it wasn't lacking in symbolism.

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  20. California vaccine exemption bill faces crucial first test on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Contra Costa Times

    Democratic-led efforts to ban vaccine exemptions in Oregon and Washington state toppled one after the other last month amid fervent opposition from parents and anti-vaccine groups who say the bills would have trampled their fundamental rights to decide how to care for their own children. On Wednesday, a controversial bill proposed by three state lawmakers to abolish all vaccine exemptions in the Golden State -- except for medical reasons -- begins an uphill journey through the Legislature.

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