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  1. Californians agree roads need fixing, but dislike gas tax hike and mileage fee, poll findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Contra Costa Times

    Nearly 3 in 4 Californians want more money spent on filling potholes and repaving freeways and city streets, but they have little appetite for paying the bill. A new Field Poll found voters are lukewarm to hiking the gas tax and clearly opposed to charging motorists based on the number of miles they drive -- an idea being studied to make sure the growing number of electric vehicle drivers pay their share.

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  2. College basketball: Stanford, Cal women roll in OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Inside Bay Area

    Lili Thompson had 13 points to lead five players in double figures as the No. 19 Cardinal women snapped Oregon State's 21-game winning streak at Gill Coliseum with a 69-58 victory on Thursday night.

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  3. Santa Clara County girls athlete of the week: Tegan McGrady, Santa TeresaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Inside Bay Area

    The Stanford-bound McGrady had all four goals in a 4-1 victory over Branham and an assist in a 1-0 win over Willow Glen.

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  4. San Mateo-Hayward Bridge shutdown protesters with Stanford group appear in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Contra Costa Times

    The first group of protesters arrested during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day action that shut down the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge have appeared in San Mateo County Superior Court in Redwood City on misdemeanor charges, according to prosecutors. A total of 68 protestors, part of a Stanford University group calling itself Silicon Shutdown affiliated with the "Black Lives Matter" movement, were arrested after they failed to leave the bridge when ordered to do so, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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  5. Cal ends Stanford's reign as Pac-12 women's champsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Contra Costa Times

    The Golden Bears regrouped with a strong second half to spoil the Cardinal's chance of catching first-place Oregon State with a convincing 63-53 victory at Maples Pavilion. The Bears also earned a first-round bye into the league tournament March 5-8 in Seattle.

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  6. Thompson: Lott provides the fire; Stanford provides the gritRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Contra Costa Times

    Johnny Dawkins and his young men know they need to play at another level. Entering Saturday having lost four of its previous five games, its NCAA tournament hopes on life support, Stanford was in need of an emotional boost.

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  7. Ellen Pao, Kleiner Perkins face off in $16M sex discrimination trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Contra Costa Times

    She seemed an unlikely challenger to Silicon Valley's elite -- a lithe, shy Harvard graduate, alleging sex discrimination at one of the world's most prestigious venture capital firms. But Ellen Pao, former venture capitalist turned tech CEO, has taken her former employer, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, all the way to the state courthouse, where this week trial proceedings began in the high-profile case that has planted the schmoozy and insular venture-capital community smack dab in an unflattering spotlight.

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  8. Ellen Pao, Kleiner Perkins face off in $16M sex discrimination trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Contra Costa Times

    She seemed an unlikely challenger to Silicon Valley's elite -- a lithe, shy Harvard graduate, alleging sex discrimination at one of the world's most prestigious venture capital firms. But Ellen Pao, former venture capitalist turned tech CEO, has taken her former employer, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, all the way to the state courthouse, where this week trial proceedings began in the high-profile case that has planted the schmoozy and insular venture-capital community smack dab in an unflattering spotlight.

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  9. Malia Obama touring colleges including Stanford, CalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Contra Costa Times

    President Barack Obama is missing out on part of his oldest daughter's life: her college campus tours as she tries to figure out where to study in two years. He was absent when 16-year-old Malia toured Stanford University and the University of California at Berkeley last summer.

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  10. Women's basketball: Stanford beats Cal 59-47Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Contra Costa Times

    With a "special" second half and key contributions off the bench from an unlikely source, the Stanford women roared back to deny Cal a rare home win over its Bay Area rival. Trailing by 13 at one point, the Cardinal dominated after halftime to win 59-47 on Wednesday at Haas Pavilion.

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  11. Stanford women bombard UCLARead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Contra Costa Times

    A barrage of clutch 3-pointers from sisters Bonnie and Karlie Samuelson helped the Stanford's women's basketball team overcome a horrendous start to beat UCLA 68-50 Sunday night at Maples Pavilion. The Samuelsons combined for 12 3-pointers, with older sister Bonnie hitting eight en route to scoring a game-high 24 points for the Cardinal .

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  12. Stanford pair helping predict solar stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Contra Costa Times

    This Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 photo provided by NASA shows the first notable solar flare of the year, as observed from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, peaking at 11:24 p.m. EST on Monday.

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  13. Obama's visit draws throngs to Stanford campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Contra Costa Times

    Brian Kaplun and Stelio Ropokis were giddy as they walked out of Stanford Memorial Auditorium after listening to President Barack Obama's speech Friday. Like other Stanford students, the two 18-year-olds had entered a lottery to snag tickets as soon as they heard Obama would address the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection.

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  14. College basketball: Stanford women beat USC to snap losing streakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Inside Bay Area

    Lili Thompson scored 14 points off the bench as No. 19 Stanford snapped a two-game losing streak with a 79-60 victory over USC on Friday night at Stanford's Maples Pavilion.

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  15. Obama issues cybersecurity order at open of summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Contra Costa Times

    With a cybersecurity summit under way here this morning, President Obama announced he will sign an executive order designed to encourage private companies to share more information about network threats among themselves and with the federal government. The order will focus on promoting organizations that will serve as hubs for information about particular threats or for companies in specific regions.

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  16. Stanford tuition rising this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Contra Costa Times

    Stanford University will hike its tuition this fall by 3.5 percent, bringing it to $45,729, the campus announced Wednesday. The new fees will raise the undergraduate tab to $60,427 for next year, a total that includes $14,107 for room and board and $591 for a mandatory health fee.

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  17. Stanford tuition rising this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Contra Costa Times

    Stanford University will hike its tuition this fall by 3.5 percent, bringing it to $45,729, the campus announced Wednesday. The new fees will raise the undergraduate tab to $60,427 for next year, a total that includes $14,107 for room and board and $591 for a mandatory health fee.

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  18. Tech investor Joe Lonsdale counters rape allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Contra Costa Times

    A Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor accused last month of heinous acts of sexual and emotional abuse of a former Stanford University student has filed a counterclaim that calls the accusations of rape and violence against him "100 percent fiction" in a case that now offers two opposing different views of a relationship, called by one a loving romance and by the other an abusive nightmare. The case is yet another unwelcome spotlight on Stanford University, which recently banned from campus 19-year-old Brock Turner for allegedly raping a young, unconscious women at a fraternity party.

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  19. Portable defibrillators make a livesaving difference, becoming more common in Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Contra Costa Times

    Monique Bradley felt chills when she heard about the near-tragedy at a Walnut Creek gym last month, when a teen was revived after going into cardiac arrest during a basketball game. Five years ago, Bradley's 15-year-old son, Darius Jones, collapsed under similar circumstances in a pickup game at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill and died.

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  20. College basketball: Stanford women fall to Arizona StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Contra Costa Times

    Stanford's Briana Roberson missed a 15-footer with one second left, and Sophie Brunner got the loose ball for the No. 10 Arizona State women as time expired Friday night in Tempe, securing the Sun Devils' 53-52 win over the 12th-ranked Cardinal.

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