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San Francisco CEO Advises Tech Students To Gravitate To Great Projects

Bret Taylor, Co-Founder and CEO of San Francisco start-up Quip, was formerly CTO of Facebook and co-creator of Google Maps and Google Maps API.

04/06/2015

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Director Of Nursing Program Encourages Graduate Education In San Francisco

Like the tech boom, there’s also a hospital building boom in San Francisco. The latest example is the expansion of San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.

04/06/2015

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Bay Area Student Rose Above Poverty To Success As New York Attorney Helping The Poor

A former SRA, alum himself, New York attorney Patrick Armstrong returned to the Bay Area to deliver an inspiring speech to a sold-out audience at the Students Rising Above gala.

04/05/2015

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California Theater Program Translates To Professional Success

By enhancing their theater program beyond an extra-curricular activity, students at Burlingame High School in the Bay Area are acquiring life skills in the drama department and utilizing them in their other classes.

04/02/2015

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LAUSD’s Marching Band Performs For Disney While Motivating Students

The Los Angeles Unified School District has been putting together a marching band, featuring students from every high school in the city, for more than 40 years.

04/01/2015

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Orange County Youth Get Head Start In Fashion Industry

Fashion Camp, an after-school program offered to fashionistas in Orange County’s public schools, turns the industry’s top professionals into educators; encouraging many youngsters to follow their dreams in pursuing a career in fashion.

04/01/2015

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Homeless Student Who Lived In A San Jose Barbershop Graduates Law School, Now Helps The Poor

Patrick Armstrong was often homeless and sometimes hungry, as he grew up in San Jose, living in the barbershop where his parents worked. Now, he’s graduated law school and working to help the poor, thanks to Students Rising Above.

04/01/2015

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Allegations Of Cheating By Large Number Of Students Rocks Stanford Campus

Possible cheating among a large number of students has caused turmoil on the Stanford University campus.

03/30/2015

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As Job Market Heats Up, San Francisco Employees Should Be More Discerning

Ramon Chen, VP of Marketing at Reltio says, “There has never been a better time for all things data.”

03/30/2015

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San Francisco Entrepreneurs Should Research Extensively Before Opening New Business

Shawna Gibson is a Bay Area-based small business owner providing services to the senior in-home health care industry.

03/30/2015

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