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  1. Apple, Stanford, Defense Dept. among investors in flexible electronics initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Contra Costa Times

    If government, academic and industry leaders have their way, Silicon Valley will soon become ground zero for a new kind of technology -- flexible electronics. The technology, which has been years in development, allows sensors and chips to be embedded or printed in materials that can flex and bend.

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  2. Pizarro: San Jose Jazz looking for a few good instrumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Inside Bay Area

    It will come as no surprise to those who know me that I lack any skill with a musical instrument. But I love music, and I'm filled with admiration for those who can wail on sax, pull off a drum solo or even master the clarinet.

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  3. Fall exhibits 2015: Diebenkorn, Wegman, influential Japanese works coming to Bay Area exhibits.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Contra Costa Times

    Fall brings a parade of masterworks to Bay Area museums by European, Asian and American artists. Among the big names are Van Gogh, Hiroshige, Sargent and Diebenkorn.

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  4. Stanford volleyball: Cardinal must do it without AjanakuRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Contra Costa Times

    The Stanford women's volleyball team will spot the opposition an All-American every time it takes the floor this season. Senior middle blocker Inky Ajanaku, last year's Volleyball Magazine National Player of the Year, will miss the entire season after undergoing surgery for a knee injury suffered while playing with the U.S. National Team in Peru over the summer.

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  5. Scarlett brothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Inside Bay Area

    Paul and Suzy Scarlett fretted during the holiday season about their looming conflict: One son playing football for Cal, another playing for Stanford and no way for both parents to be in two places at once. Eight months and one twist of fate later, mom and dad are basking in a 2-for-1 bargain the likes of which have never been seen.

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  6. Scarlett brothers team up at StanfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Inside Bay Area

    Brothers Cameron Scarlett, left, and Brennan Scarlett participate in Stanford Cardinals football practice on Tuesday. Paul and Suzy Scarlett fretted during the holiday season about their looming conflict: One son playing football for Cal, another playing for Stanford and no way for both parents to be in two places at once.

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  7. Vandal strikes Stanford statue: 'Why would someone hack off the arm of an angel?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Inside Bay Area

    A vandal has amputated the graceful marble arm of Stanford University's weeping Angel of Grief, a statue erected by Jane Stanford in 1901 to honor the loss of her beloved brother Henry Clay Lathrop. The arm, crafted of fine Italian Carrara marble, once drooped mournfully over a memorial.

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  8. Sweatin' the details at 'Cowardy Custard'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Inside Bay Area

    Frank Chen / Stanford Rep Dante Belletti, Samantha Williams, Ellen Woods and Andre Amarotico, from left, in Stanford Rep's "Cowardy Custard: A Coward Cabaret, through Aug. 23, 2015, at the Nitery. Had Noel Coward himself been one of the 85 audience members at the opening night of Stanford Repertory Theater's "Cowardy Custard" musical revue on Thursday, it's likely he would have made a couple of hilariously acerbic comments.

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  9. Stanford football: Trio of running backs to share load for CardinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Contra Costa Times

    Stanford's sophomore running back Christian McCaffrey is getting a lot of preseason hype. After watching McCaffrey run wild during Saturday's open practice at Dan Elliot Practice Field, he deserves every bit of it.

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  10. Stanford: Taking care of 'The Gates of Hell'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Contra Costa Times

    From left, Gabriel Tall, Theresa Merchant and Samantha Li wash and wax "The Gates of Hell" at Stanford University on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015. Part of the Cantor Center for the Visual Art's Rodin collection, the bronze sculpture is washed and waxed every year to protect it from the elements, according to Li, the center's objects conservator.

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  11. VC investing boom neglects startups tackling povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Contra Costa Times

    John Waibochi, 45, CEO of Virtual City, right, talks with Sami Muneer, left, vice president of design at SAP in Palo Alto, Calif., on Thursday, July 23, 2015. Virtual City is a Kenya-based company using mobile technology to improve how small farmers sell their harvests and how much they get paid.

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  12. Stanford diver Cook wins 3-meter at nationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Contra Costa Times

    Stanford junior Kassidy Cook, who plans to take a leave from school to train for the 2016 Summer Olympics, won the 3-meter springboard title at the USA Diving championships in Orlando, Florida. Cook, who also won the 1-meter competition this week, plans to train at home in The Woodlands, Texas, to prepare for the Rio Games.

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  13. V-J Day anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Inside Bay Area

    When he was 20, Enrico Cinquini and his 1st Marine Regiment began the long, grueling takeover of Japanese occupied strongholds from New Guinea to Okinawa in some of the bloodiest fighting of World War II. Now 91 and living in Oakley, Cinquini is as trim as a drill instructor and has remarkable recall of his combat experience -- hacking through the steaming, muddy jungles of Cape Gloucester, digging foxholes in the unyielding coral of Peleliu, losing comrades by the score.

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  14. Yeast into painkillersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Inside Bay Area

    Stanford team members discovered a process to create synthetic opiate drugs, similar to morphine. The goal is to develop less-addicting forms of opiate-based painkillers.

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  15. Stanford women to host Tennessee on Dec. 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Inside Bay Area

    Stanford will continue its rivalry against Tennessee for the 28th consecutive season when the schools play Dec. 16 at Maples Pavilion to highlight the Cardinal's non-conference women's basketball schedule. Stanford, which lost to Notre Dame in the Sweet 16 last season, has six home games before the Pac-12 season.

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  16. Stanford team turns yeast into painkillersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Inside Bay Area

    A Stanford team has turned lowly baker's yeast into a manufacturing platform for painkilling medicines, raising the prospect of better and more reliable drug production far from rural poppy fields. The scientists, led by chemical engineer Christina Smolke, conducted perhaps the most formidable feat of synthetic biology yet: inserting 23 genes from three very different creatures -- a rat, a plant and a bacterium -- into a single yeast cell.

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  17. V-J Day anniversary a stark reminder of dwindling World War II vet populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Contra Costa Times

    When he was 20, Enrico Cinquini and his 1st Marine Regiment began the long, grueling takeover of Japanese occupied strongholds from New Guinea to Okinawa in some of the bloodiest fighting of World War II. Now 91 and living in Oakley, Cinquini is as trim as a drill instructor and has remarkable recall of his combat experience -- hacking through the steaming, muddy jungles of Cape Gloucester, digging foxholes in the unyielding coral of Peleliu, losing comrades by the score.

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  18. SHP's Daschbach chooses StanfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Contra Costa Times

    Sacred Heart third baseman Andrew Daschbach reels in a hit by Carmel during the CCS Division II baseball championship game at San Jose Municipal Stadium on May 30, 2015. A three-sport athlete, Daschbach has verbally committed to play baseball at Stanford.

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  19. Stanford football: Shaw says Hogan gets no respectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Contra Costa Times

    Some time in the first game or two of the 2015 football season, Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan should become the school's all-time career rushing leader for a quarterback. Hogan needs 45 yards to pass Andrew Luck, No.

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  20. Stanford basketball schedule includes Saint Mary's, TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Inside Bay Area

    Stanford's first men's basketball game at Saint Mary's College since 1988 and a rare Bay Area visit by Texas highlight the program's 2015-16 impressive nonconference schedule, announced Wednesday. The Cardinal visits Saint Mary's on Nov. 22, marking the first time the teams have met anywhere since 2002.

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