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Sacramento Bee Newspaper
New teachers scarce after state funding cuts
Young teachers have become far more scarce in California classrooms after school districts slashed their budgets to survive the recession.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Santa Cruz County leaders begin plan to tackle area's drug, alcohol problems
As a step toward a comprehensive, countywide strategy to stamp out drug and alcohol problems, Santa Cruz County leaders on Thursday spoke to about 200 residents and service providers at a meeting at Aptos High School to frame the issue.
's Folding@home simulates activation of key cancer protein, could lead to novel drug design
Vijay Pande and colleagues have tapped the idle processing time of 200,000 personal computers to simulate activation of a key cancer protein.
Former prime minister of Norway to visit Stanford as this year's Haas Center Distinguished Visitor
Former Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland will spend spring quarter at Stanford as this year's Mimi and Peter E. Haas Distinguished Visitor.
The Jewish News Weekly
A capacity crowd of 400 showed up at the Contemporary Jewish Museum on erev Valentine's Day for the members' preview of "Arthur Szyk and the Art of the Haggadah."
Wed Mar 05, 2014
WND Climbs In Bed With Another Dictator
Is there an authoritarian dictator WorldNetDaily won't rush to defend? First it was Egypt's Hosni Mubarak , then it was Syria's Assad , now it's Russia's Vladimir Putin.
Faculty Senate to discuss joint majors, state of the faculty, women in leadership
At its March 6 meeting, the Faculty Senate will hear a report on a proposal to grant degree-nominating authority for two undergraduate joint majors - computer science and English; and computer science and music - for a pilot period of six years.
Knowledge is power in retirement planning, Stanford researcher shows
A SIEPR study on retirement savings suggests people benefit from more information when deciding how much money to set aside.
The science of success: Blood, or sweat and tears?
Everyone has a pet theory about why people do well in life, but what does the evidence say - and what can we do to help ourselves and our children? "WHILE we don't promise equal outcomes, we have strived to deliver equal opportunity - the idea that success... depends on effort and merit," President Obama said in a speech last December .
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Hypoperfusion Intensity Ratio Predicts Infarct Progression and...
The online-only Data Supplement is available with this article at http://stroke.ahajournals.org/lookup/suppl/doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.113.003857/-/DC1 .
Reactions to Menlo Park specific plan initiative vary
Response from city officials and developers to a potential ballot initiative on the Menlo Park downtown/El Camino Real specific plan ranged from lukewarm to "let's talk about it."
West needs to articulate Ukrainian interests, Stanford scholar says
Russian President Vladimir Putin's endgame in Ukraine must be discerned before the West can craft an appropriate response, says Stanford scholar Kathryn Stoner.
Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto pushes forward with hotel-tax increase
When Palo Alto began its daunting journey four years ago to upgrade the city's age-worn infrastructure, the city's revenues were plunging, the estimated price tag hovered at around $500 million and the endeavor looked at once like a pipe dream and a budget nightmare.
The Globe and Mail
The top 10 leadership blind spots
Steve Jacobs is chairman and senior partner of Pittsburg-based management consulting firm CLG, and lead author of The Behavior Breakthrough.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Odds on Where 2015 No. 1 QB Josh Rosen Lands
With Michigan and Texas vying for the top QB, Stanford, Cal and UCLA will have to step up their recruitment.
Stanford's Fred Luskin Preaches Health-Inducing Gospel of Forgiveness
Asked how he became the poster child for what he refers to as "forgiveness therapy," Forgive For Good author Dr. Fred Luskin says, it all goes back to his desire to have a better understanding of practical spirituality.
Physicist Sir Michael Victor Berry delivers Stanford's annual Hofstadter Lectures
If you aren't a physicist, you might not have encountered the Berry phase, a property of waves in quantum mechanics.
scholar: Grand strategy misguided in post-9/11 world
In a new essay, political scientist Amy Zegart argues that the notion of an American foreign policy grand strategy is outdated.
The Brattleboro Reformer
Their opinion: Putting a tax on refined sugars
There's hardly an ingredient in that candy bar you just unwrapped that the government didn't have a strong, distorting hand in producing -- the peanuts, the sugar, the milk, to name a few.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Palo Alto Weekly
Women's shelter closes, quickly reopens as rains move in
Chuck Jagoda, co-chair of the board of directors of the Heart and Home Collaborative and Vickie Boone, director, stand in the organization's women's shelter in Palo Alto on Feb. 19. Photo by Veronica Weber.