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Audit Uncovers Huge, Systemic Problems at County Office of Education

Audit Uncovers Huge, Systemic Problems at County Office of Education

Misuse of county credit cards, awarding of contracts cited
Stanford-led Study Assesses the Environmental Costs and Benefits of Fracking

Stanford-led Study Assesses the Environmental Costs and Benefits of Fracking

Pros: clean natural gas replaces coal to generate electricity. Cons: health risk to neighbors of fracking.
Student Video Competition to Award $100K in Prizes

Student Video Competition to Award $100K in Prizes

The contest is being held by C-SPAN
Stanford: Tech Industry Needs More Women Innovators

Stanford: Tech Industry Needs More Women Innovators

Stanford scholar Vivek Wadhwa says the technology industry must level the playing field for women.
CSU East Bay Reports Server Security Breach

CSU East Bay Reports Server Security Breach

More than 6,000 people are affected.
Stanford Engineer Helps Determine How the Brain Learns New Tasks

Stanford Engineer Helps Determine How the Brain Learns New Tasks

Have trouble mastering a new task? Here's why.
Legislature Approves Community Colleges Giving 4-Year Degrees

Legislature Approves Community Colleges Giving 4-Year Degrees

The measure would allow the schools to offer the four-year degrees when a local workforce need for college graduates can be shown.
Stanford Study: Chronic Pain Crushes Your Mojo

Stanford Study: Chronic Pain Crushes Your Mojo

Mice suffering chronic pain undergo a change in brain circuitry that makes them less willing to work for a reward.
Comcast Offers Free Internet Services to Eligible Families for Back to School

Comcast Offers Free Internet Services to Eligible Families for Back to School

Read on to find out if your family qualifies for up to six months of free Internet service from Comcast.
How to Get Stanford University on Your Resume in a Weekend

How to Get Stanford University on Your Resume in a Weekend

New mandatory water restrictions went into effect this week.
Staples Offers Teacher Discounts This Weekend

Staples Offers Teacher Discounts This Weekend

It is "Teacher Appreciation Event" from Aug. 1-3 at Campbell store.
Campbell's St. Lucy School Lego Robotics Team Wins First Place

Campbell's St. Lucy School Lego Robotics Team Wins First Place

The BoltBots earn first place in costume category at regional First Lego League competition Sunday, Jan. 26.
Martin Luther King Jr. 'I Have a Dream' Essay Contest Seeks Entries

Martin Luther King Jr. 'I Have a Dream' Essay Contest Seeks Entries

Entries are due April 1 and contest theme is '50 Years after the March on Washington: What the American Dream Means to Me.'
Martin Luther King Jr. 'I Have a Dream' Essay Contest Seeks Entries

Martin Luther King Jr. 'I Have a Dream' Essay Contest Seeks Entries

Entries are due April 1 and contest theme is '50 Years after the March on Washington: What the American Dream Means to Me.'
Air So Bad Schools Are Staying Indoors for Recess

Air So Bad Schools Are Staying Indoors for Recess

Campbell schools are treating bad air like a rain day, keeping students indoors.
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
Reflections on the San Jose State Hate Crimes from a Woman in the Dorm

Reflections on the San Jose State Hate Crimes from a Woman in the Dorm

Why didn't the administration take tougher action for this Santa Cruz student? Is it coincidence that hate crimes occurred at the same time as African American studies are rolled back?

NAACP and San Jose State Students Rally After Racist Attacks

The attacks on a San Jose State University freshman from Santa Cruz has the campus infuriated.