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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

Women Reports Sexual Assault Near Stanford Campus

Stanford University police are investigating a report that a woman was sexually assaulted near the campus Thursday evening.

08/08/2014

(NASA)

NASA Backing Plan For Deep Space Mothership With Deployable Moon Rovers

The future of space exploration may involve soaring above moons in a mothership and deploying drone-like explorer to probe the surface.

08/07/2014

Serena Williams of the United States shakes hands with Andrea Petkovic of Germany during Day 5 of the Bank of the West Classic at the Taube Family Tennis Stadiumon August 2, 2014 in Stanford, California.  (Photo by Noah Graham/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Tops Petkovic In Stanford Semis

Serena Williams has put to rest any lingering concerns about her scary departure from Wimbledon with a strong showing in her hard-court opener. Williams reached her fourth final of the season by taking the last eight games to beat Andrea Petkovic 7-5, 6-0 on Saturday in the Bank of the West Classic.

08/02/2014

Varvara Lepchenko of the United States of America plays against Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland during Day 3 of the Bank of the West Classic at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium on July 30, 2014 in Stanford, California.  (Photo by Noah Graham/Getty Images)

Lepchenko Upsets Second-Seeded Radwanska At Stanford

Varvara Lepchenko beat second-seeded Angieszka Radwanska 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 on Wednesday in the Bank of the West Classic to advance to the quarterfinals.

07/30/2014

(CBS SF)

App Lets Riders Connect With Drivers For Late-Night Runs From SF To South Bay

When Caltrain stops running at night, a new ride sharing app called Fleet offers to take people in private cars along the San Francisco to San Jose route.

07/29/2014

The Hoover Tower is visible through trees on the Stanford University campus on May 22, 2014 in Stanford, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Palo Alto Tops ‘Snobbiest Small Cities In America’ List Followed By San Rafael, Walnut Creek

According to the real estate blog Movoto, the Bay Area is home to three of the top ten ‘Snobbiest Small Cities In America.’

07/23/2014

(CBS)

Mexican Immigrant-Stanford Law Professor Unlikely To Follow Conservative’s Footsteps As Newest State Supreme Court Nominee

California Governor Jerry Brown has nominated a Stanford Law School professor, Mexican immigrant and former advisor to President Obama on Immigration policy to the State Supreme Court.

07/22/2014

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

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