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  1. Wednesday in Los Altos: Stanford Engineering Professor On 'Secret History of Silicon Valley'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 |

    Speaker: Steve Blank, Stanford Engineering Professor, entrepreneur and founder of numerous Silicon Valley companies. Introduction by William Perry, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University, founder of ESL, former US Secretary of Defense.


  2. Have A Business Idea? Pitch It At Startup Weekend StanfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 |

    Join over 100 of Stanford's most motivated, creative, and excited entrepreneurs for 54-hours to pitch ideas, form teams, develop product, and pitch investors. More than a hackathon, Startup Weekend is a cultural phenomenon.


  3. Quarantined Stanford Physician Shares His Story Of Treating Ebola Patients In LiberiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 |

    After spending a month treating Ebola victims in the severely stricken West African country of Liberia, emergency physician Colin Bucks , MD, returned to California with perhaps one misgiving: It was having to say goodbye to his patients. "So much of the time was spent just helping out the nurses and providing emotional support and the connection to the patient.


  4. CBRE Raises Almost $10,000 for East Palo Alto Tennis & TutoringRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 |

    The Palo Alto office, with support from other Bay Area employees, managed to raise the almost $10,000 in only a few months. Since 1988, EPATT has been impacting the lives of hundreds of East Palo Alto and East Menlo Park low income youth.


  5. Record Numbers Expected At Stanford's Reunion HomecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 |

    Reunion Homecoming, which opens Thursday, is on track to establish a record-breaking attendance - more than 9,700 people, including 7,000 alumni - for the four-day event, according to the Stanford Alumni Association. This year's Reunion Homecoming is a gathering of the "4s" and "9s," people who graduated in 1954 and 1959, 1964 and 1969, up to 2009.


  6. Palo Alto Hosts 'Smart' City Partner From AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 |

    The government of the City of Newcastle, Australia, Mayor Brad Luke and a City of Newcastle delegation last week hosted an open house for the local Palo Alto business community to commemorate work on a pilot program with Bay-area company VIMOC Technologies. VIMOC Technologies is simultaneously working with Palo Alto to pilot a street-parking management solution that, using advanced sensor technology, will provide city officials and the public with real-time parking status and space availability. 1 comment

  7. Stanford's New Player Piano Collection Brings Sounds of History to Life; Plus, Upcoming ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 |

    Stanford's new player piano collection opens up a world of musical and cultural highlights from the early 20th century. Stanford University recently acquired the Denis Condon Collection of Reproducing Pianos and Rolls, a private collection of more than 7,500 rolls and 10 player pianos - among the most important of its kind.


  8. Friday Night Traffic Advisory: Heads Up, Palo AltoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 |

    In an unusual Friday night game, Stanford Football takes on the Cougars of Washington State University this Friday night, with kickoff set for 6:00 p.m. There will also be a fireworks show after the game. We expect heavy traffic on Embarcadero Road, El Camino Real, Sand Hill Road, Oregon Expressway, and surrounding streets beginning as early as mid-afternoon.


  9. Gifts from 82,300 Donors Provided $928.5 Million for Financial Aid,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 |

    Stanford University received $928.5 million in gifts during the fiscal year that ended Aug. 31, reflecting the philanthropic support of more than 82,300 donors. The fundraising total comprises gifts and pledge payments received from Sept.


  10. Nike Running Stanford Re-openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 |

    Nike will re-open its Stanford location in Palo Alto on Thursday, October 9 with a premium assortment of Running, Training and Sportswear product with a focus on women. The new NIKE RUNNING STANFORD, located at 6 Stanford Shopping Center, will feature Nike's latest innovations at retail with services for runners, digital experiences and interactive technology on Nike's heritage and innovation in the running category.


  11. Two Stanford Professors Earn National Medal of ScienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 |

    At the White House Friday morning, President Obama awarded the National Medal of Science to Stanford Professors Emeriti Thomas Kailath and Burton Richter. The award is the nation's highest honor for achievement in the fields of science and engineering.


  12. Stanford's Martin L. Perl, winner of 1995 Nobel Prize for Discovery of Tau Lepton, Dead at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 |

    An elementary particle physicist, Perl was widely admired for his persistence and fortitude as a scientist. He won the Nobel Prize in physics in 1995.


  13. George Knoles, Stanford Professor of History, Dies at 107Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 |

    Theodore Roosevelt was president of the United States when George Knoles was born. Nineteen presidents later, on Aug. 27, the Stanford history professor died, having seen a century of history firsthand.


  14. Bay Area Lyme Foundation Hosting Benefit Music Festival in AthertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 |

    The Bay Area Lyme Foundation invites the community to a fun-filled music festival, " Hops & Harmony ", which will include several popular local bands and breweries, to raise awareness of Lyme disease locally. A Dutch Uncle Band -- "The Bay Area's favorite arbiter of the best cover tunes in rock history.


  15. Palo Alto Faith Communities Join 'Campaign Nonviolence' WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 |

    They will start popping up now in front of local congregations participating in a national "Week of Nonviolent Action" from September 20-28, with vigils, adult forums, speakers, films and even a peace picnic, all part of a effort to build a culture of peace. Campaign Nonviolence is a national movement that connects the dots between war and violence, poverty and oppression, climate change and environmental destruction, and insists that another world is possible, a world of peace, justice and ecological healing.


  16. Stanford Professor Robert Schimke, A Pioneer in Biomedical Sciences, Dies At 81Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 |

    Robert Tod Schimke, professor emeritus of biology at Stanford, was creative, unpretentious, irreverent, critical and supportive, often all at the same time. Colleagues say that each of those qualities helped him make some of the most important discoveries and contributions to modern cell biology and genetics, while also being a fantastic mentor to dozens of young scientists.


  17. A Private Art Collection Becomes A Stanford Collection On SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 |

    Mary Margaret 'Moo' Anderson speaks with technicians during the hanging of the collection. This weekend Stanford will officially become home toa the core of the Anderson Collection, one of the world's most outstanding private assemblies of post-World War II American art.


  18. Stanford Police Seeking Witnesses to Campus AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 |

    Stanford police are seeking information about an assault that happened on Friday, Aug. 29, at approximately 9:11 p.m. An unidentified male struck a female in the face with an unknown object - possibly a baton or flashlight. At the time of the attack, the victim was walking westbound on the path adjacent to Campus Drive and was just east of the intersection of Campus Drive and Palm Drive.


  19. Palo Alto Library Receives $5,000 GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 |

    The Palo Alto City Library is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $5,000 grant from Cal Humanities for its 2014 California Reads initiative. California Reads is a competitive grant program of Cal Humanities and provides a springboard to think about and discuss ideas using thought-provoking books about issues that are of importance to our state.


  20. Traffic Alert: Stanford Football This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 |

    The Stanford Football season continues this Saturday, with a game against the Army Black Knights. Kickoff is at 2:00 p.m. Expect heavy traffic on Embarcadero Road, El Camino Real, Sand Hill Road, and surrounding streets.


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