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  1. Oakland's Mountain View Cemetery celebrates 150 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    Designed by noted landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted , the so-called garden cemetery is noteworthy for its stately avenues and winding roadways, its native live oaks and imported Italian stone pines, its plethora of grave stone markers and its elaborate mausoleums. It is the resting place of famous figures and ordinary people: railroad builder and banker Charles Crocker, author Frank Norris, captain of industry Henry J. Kaiser, and architects Julia Morgan and Bernard Maybeck.

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  2. Quinn: Where is the San Francisco-based tech boom taking us?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    And, of course, the untold others that tell you if your friends are nearby or offer new ways of sharing photos. And if you just want to say "Yo," a San Francisco startup will help you do that on your smartphone.

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  3. Oakland's Mountain View Cemetery celebrates 150 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

    Oakland's own Mountain View Cemetery recently held a celebration to mark 150 years of operation. Designed by noted landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted the so-called garden cemetery is noteworthy for its stately avenues and winding roadways, its native live oaks and imported Italian stone pines, its plethora of grave stone markers and its elaborate mausoleums.

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  4. Kim Kardashian and Judge LaDoris Cordell on Commonwealth stage togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Contra Costa Times

    So why's Kim Kardashian, a pop culture phenom known for her, er, substantial assets doing a sit-down interview with a respected South Bay judge known for her staunch defense of human and civil rights? She picked her. "Kimmie wants me.

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  5. Wolverton: Virtual reality offers promise and problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Contra Costa Times

    In recent months, I've seen a Tyrannosaurus rex stomp right toward me in a museum hallway and got to experience being Stanford's quarterback. But I felt something like a cyborg.

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  6. Stanford: Man charged with spray painting swastikas on student residencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Contra Costa Times

    A 19-year-old man was arraigned Thursday in connection with the spray painting of swastikas and other graffiti on two student residences at Stanford University earlier this year. Lucas Joseph Ninow is facing one count each of felony vandalism, misdemeanor vandalism and misdemeanor hate crime, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office.

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  7. Lakers draft Stanford's Anthony BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Inside Bay Area

    Stanford Cardinal's Anthony Brown takes a shot against the Vanderbilt Commodores in the second half of their 2015 National Invitation Tournament Division I Men's Basketball quarterfinal game at Maples Pavilion in Stanford, Calif., on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Stanford guard Anthony Brown was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in the second round of the NBA draft Thursday.

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  8. Warriors draft UCLA's Kevon LooneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Contra Costa Times

    Kevon Looney, right, greets NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected 30th overall by the Golden State Warriors during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in New York. Looney, a 6-foot-9, 220-pound forward, is a Milwaukee native who left UCLA after a freshman season in which he averaged 11.6 points and 9.2 rebounds per game.

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  9. Stanford University graduation brings out large crowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Inside Bay Area

    Moments before taking part in Stanford University's "wacky walk" -- a procession of graduating students donning eccentric costumes and ensembles -- Nick Akiona took a moment to reflect on what walking across Stanford Stadium means to him. The 21-year-old held a canoe-shaped piece of cardboard etched with the word "Mahalo."

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  10. Stanford University graduation brings out large crowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | Contra Costa Times

    Moments before taking part in Stanford University's "wacky walk" -- a procession of graduating students donning eccentric costumes and ensembles -- Nick Akiona took a moment to reflect on what walking across Stanford Stadium means to him. The 21-year-old held a canoe-shaped piece of cardboard etched with the word "Mahalo."

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  11. Stanford stem cell product, delayed for more than a decade, to be tested againRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Contra Costa Times

    In the 1990s, Stanford's Irv Weissman created a unique way to grow and deliver blood stem cells to desperate patients with aggressive cancers, boosting survival rates. But then the discovery itself died -- a victim of the heartbreaking economics of commercial stem-cell development, where the long and rocky road of research, especially in the field of "personalized medicine," often discourages investment.

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  12. Milpitas Star headed to Stanford University, hopes to have impact in medical fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Inside Bay Area

    Milpitas High School class of 2015 graduate Star Huynh moved around a lot as a child. Born in San Jose, she attended six different schools by the time she reached sixth grade within Milpitas Unified School District.

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  13. Stanford University president to step downRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Inside Bay Area

    Stanford University president John L. Hennessy announced Thursday that he would be stepping down next year after serving more than 15 years at the helm of the world-renowned institution. Hennessy, the university's 10th president, will leave his post in summer 2016, and said he hoped to return to teaching and doing research.

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  14. Shirley Temple memorabiliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Inside Bay Area

    After Shirley Temple Black died last year, six huge wardrobe boxes and 40 barrels secured with metal clasps arrived at the Woodside estate where the legendary child star raised her three children. One by one, her son, Charles Black Jr., wheeled them into one of the bedrooms, where his sister, Susan Black Falaschi, cut into a box that hadn't been opened in nearly eight decades.

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  15. Shirley Temple memorabilia hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Contra Costa Times

    After Shirley Temple Black died last year, six huge wardrobe boxes and 40 barrels secured with metal clasps arrived at the Woodside estate where the legendary child star raised her three children. One by one, her son, Charles Black Jr., wheeled them into one of the bedrooms, where his sister, Susan Black Falaschi, cut into a box that hadn't been opened in nearly eight decades.

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  16. Son of California migrant farm workers to become U.S. poet laureateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Contra Costa Times

    A son of migrant farm workers in California, Juan Felipe Herrera will be the next U.S. poet in chief. The Library of Congress announced Wednesday the appointment of Herrera as the nation's 21st poet laureate for 2015 through 2016, beginning in September.

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  17. 20 chill and relaxing Bay Area adventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    In the Bay Area, pockets of paradise surround us -- little-known venues to visit, meals to eat and sights to see that are so perfect that you forgive real estate prices, Google buses and yet another drought. These are uniquely Northern California experiences that catch your breath and remind you: "That's why I live here."

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  18. Road warrior: Q&A with TIBCO founder Linda JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Linda Jackson is among the thousands of Bay Area residents who believe life is better on two wheels. In 1993, she left behind the world of investment banking to become a professional bicycle road racer.

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  19. East Palo Alto: Arts and Music fest on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    This year's Block the Bells block party in East Palo Alto may have been rained out, but the fourth annual Arts and Music Festival promises to be the best yet. The free event produced by local youths aims to showcase the city's culture through activities, workshops, musical performances, an art gallery and contests.

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  20. Stanford University lab may have received live anthrax sampleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    At least 26 people are being treated for potential exposure to deadly anthrax after an Army biodefense facility in Utah mistakenly sent live samples to military and private laboratories -- including one at Stanford University -- in as many as nine states and South Korea, officials said Thursday. No confirmed infections were reported, and Pentagon officials insisted the accidental shipments of live Bacillus anthracis spores around the country and halfway around the world posed no risk to the general public.

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