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Magnitude 2.9 Earthquake Strikes Peninsula Near Palo Alto

An earthquake registering a magnitude of 2.9 struck in southern San Mateo County Wednesday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

09/03/2014

Leah Francis (with bullhorn) leads a protest at Stanford University, June 12, 2014. (CBS)

Alaska District Attorney Will Not Bring Charges In Sexual Assault Case Involving Stanford Student

District Attorney James Scott said there is insufficient evidence to prove that 21-year-old senior Leah Francis was raped by her ex-boyfriend in his home in Alaska over winter break.

08/13/2014

Hoover Tower near the Main Quad at Stanford University in the San Francisco Bay Area, Palo Alto, California, United States of America, North America

Police Search For Man Suspected Of Groping Woman Walking Dog At Stanford

Palo Alto police are searching for a young man who allegedly groped a middle-aged woman Thursday evening as they walked their dogs near Stanford University, according to spokesman.

08/08/2014

Hoover Tower near the Main Quad at Stanford University in the San Francisco Bay Area, Palo Alto, California, United States of America, North America

Stanford Ranked As Most LGBT-Friendly University

Students were surveyed on 130,00 students attending the 379 colleges ranked in the publication, which uses the results to rank schools on 62 different characteristics ranging from best college theater to most politically active students (surprise – Cal didn’t crack the top 20).

08/05/2014

Stanford Linear Accelerator Laboratory(SLAC)

No Injuries Reported After Smoky Fire At Stanford Linear Accelerator, Facility Shut Down

The linear accelerator at Stanford University’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California was shut down Thursday and two research labs idled after a fire damaged electrical equipment that helps power the accelerator, a lab spokesman said.

06/26/2014

Hoover Tower near the Main Quad at Stanford University in the San Francisco Bay Area, Palo Alto, California, United States of America, North America

Fire Breaks Out At Stanford Linear Accelerator

Menlo Park fire officials are responding to a two-alarm fire at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Wednesday evening.

06/26/2014

Image from a home video shows Paul Nelson restraining his son during a bout of psychotic behavior caused by PANS. (CBS)

Stanford Devotes Clinic To Research Auto-Immune Disease PANS Which Causes Violent Episodes In Children

The disease called PANS, or Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome, is so new that many doctors don’t recognize it.

05/07/2014

2012 Republican National Convention: Day 3

Stanford’s Condoleezza Rice Backs Out Of Rutgers Commencement After Protests

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has backed out of delivering the commencement address at Rutgers University following protests by some faculty and students over her role in the Iraq War.

05/03/2014

Sandra Bullock in "Gravity" (credit: Warner Bros)

Author, Stanford Graduate Sues Warner Bros. Over Profits From Hit Film ‘Gravity’

Author Tess Gerritsen has sued Warner Bros. claiming the studio owes her millions in profits from the Oscar-winning hit film “Gravity.”

05/02/2014

A sperm cell attempts to penetrate an ovum coat to fertilize it. (Wikimedia Commons)

Could Stanford Lab-Created Sperm Eliminate Need For Live Male In Reproduction?

Stanford researchers report they are a step closer to helping men overcome the most common factor of male infertility, at the same time potentially eliminating the need for a live male to reproduce.

05/02/2014

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