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Leave it to Gov. Jerry Brown to include in a veto message a reference to a 50-year-old essay in the Federal Bar Journal that makes its point with examples from Plato, the New Testament and traditions of the native American Tlingit people. A ritual practiced by that Alaskan tribe forms the basis for the title of "The Purity Potlatch" by Bayless Manning, one of Brown's law school professors from his days at Yale in the 1960s. Comment?
Martin Perl, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist from Stanford University who discovered a subatomic particle known as the tau lepton, has died at age 87. The university said the retired professor, one of two American scientists who shared the Nobel Prize for physics in 1995, died at Stanford Hospital on Tuesday. He was recognized for work he did during the 1970s at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, a federally funded laboratory where scientists investigate the tiniest pieces of nature. Comment?
The 11th annual Monte Carlo Night will be Saturday at the California Automobile Museum, 2200 Front St., where festivities will begin at 6 p.m. Monte Carlo tickets are $60 single, two for $100 and include dinner, drinks and $500 in chips. Emcee will be Mark S. Allen, anchor-reporter for "Good Day Sacramento," executive producer of "Mark at the Movies." Comment?
Behind closed doors, with even their trusted clerks excluded, the court's nine justices will gather Sept. 29 to consider hundreds of petitions for the upcoming new term. Comment?
One of the big frustrations of surgery: There's little way to know if you'll be a fast or slow healer, someone who feels back to normal in a week or is out of work for a month with lingering pain and fatigue. Now Stanford University researchers have discovered that right after surgery, patients' blood harbors clues about how fast they'll bounce back - and it has to do with the activity of certain immune cells that play a key role in healing. Comment?
The National Science Foundation has awarded more than $10 million to researchers at the University of Michigan and Stanford University to conduct a series of surveys on political participation and vote choice in the 2016 presidential election. An announcement Thursday from the University of Michigan says the surveys are part of an ongoing project called American National Election Studies. Comment?
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