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Former janitor Bobby , center, makes his TV debut on "Rock Shop" in the world premiere of "Memphis" at TheatreWorks in 2004.
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David Garland Halliburton, professor emeritus of English, died June 2 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.
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Stanford Earth scientists use newly developed mathematical tools to analyze landscapes formed by water and other processes, and in doing so challenge 50 years of research on landscape evolution.
A rose by any other name might smell as sweet, but Shakespeare wasn't in the hospital branding business, where new names are often where it's at.
Eduardo Martinez, a soft-spoken architect who chaired Palo Alto's Planning and Transportation Commission before stepping down earlier this year, died last week after a battle with cancer.
Stanford terrorism expert Martha Crenshaw says the terrorist group known as ISIS poses a danger to the U.S. in the future if it grows more powerful.
Wigodsky was born in Houston, an only child, on May 23, 1935. After receiving his bachelor's degree with the highest honors at the University of Texas in 1957, he won a Princeton National Fellowship for graduate work and in 1958 an Owen D. Young Fellowship.
A full moon rises over a fog- shrouded San Francisco Bay. The next few nights will provide an excellent opportunity for beautiful nighttime hikes by moonlight.
'Twas true briefly in 2007, when Twain made his belated -- really, really belated -- Broadway debut with the comedy "Is He Dead?" The master American humorist wrote the play in 1898, just 12 years before his death, but it was never produced or published.
As Palo Alto moves toward adopting a new vision for growth, officials are considering one ambitious alternative that would significantly transform the city's commercial hubs: a transition into a "net-zero" community.
News alert from the Palo Alto Police Department: We need your help to locate this woman in her 70s, who walked away from her family's home in the 2200 block of Harvard Street in the College Terrace neighborhood this morning at 8:15 a.m. Motoko Higashiyama is visiting from Japan for only this week, and is unfamiliar with the neighborhood.
A 2010 exhibit at the Museum of Applied Art in Cologne, Germany, explored artist Piet Mondrian's influence on popular culture.
Miniaturized fuel cells are probed with high brilliance X-rays at the Advanced Light Source at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 9, 2014 - A new study of New York City public schools shows that recent reforms have dramatically reduced the portion of teachers approved for tenure as many relatively ineffective teachers whose probationary periods were extended voluntarily left their teaching positions.
Perhaps it is no coincidence that community servant Ira Ruskin passed away on the eve of Independence Day.
A new study suggests that under-exercising, rather than overeating, may be at the heart of America's obesity epidemic.
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