Stanford University

University of San Francisco forward Matt McCarthy goes up for a lay-up against Northern Arizona in a game on Dec. 19, 2018, at War Memorial Gym at the Sobrato Center in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons welcome Stanford for key showdown

Between a struggling Pac-12 and a surging West Coast Conference, the West…

 

Stanford starter Chris Castellanos was dominant against Brigham Young on Saturday. (Courtesy Bob Drebin/ISI Photos)

Stanford baseball advances past BYU in regionals

PALO ALTO — With one out in the sixth inning of Saturday’s…

 

In this June 2, 2016 photo, Brock Turner, 20, right, makes his way into the Santa Clara Superior Courthouse in Palo Alto. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group via AP)

Dad of ex-Stanford swimmer says son has paid price for rape

PALO ALTO — The father of a former Stanford University swimmer who…

 

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert (2) passes against the Detroit Lions during an NFL football game at Ford Field in Detroit. (Rick Osentoski/AP)

Chip can never have just one (quarterback)

Chip Kelly says he’s a fan of Colin Kaepernick, Cal’s Jared Goff…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert (2) passes against the Detroit Lions during an NFL football game at Ford Field in Detroit. (Rick Osentoski/AP)
Washington guard Dejounte Murray is all alone for a dunk against Stanford during the second half of their game on Saturday. Murray had 25 points to lead Washington to a 64-53 win over Stanford. (Ted S. Warren/AP)

Stanford can’t contain UW freshman, loses 64-53

SEATTLE — Dejounte Murray carried Washington with 25 points, Marquese Chriss added…

Washington guard Dejounte Murray is all alone for a dunk against Stanford during the second half of their game on Saturday. Murray had 25 points to lead Washington to a 64-53 win over Stanford. (Ted S. Warren/AP)
California legislated its history standards in 1995 under Gov. Pete Wilson. These standards have no been revised since 1998. (Richaed Vogel/2010 AP)

History is written by hacks

School resumed in San Francisco last week. Students, schools and teachers are…

California legislated its history standards in 1995 under Gov. Pete Wilson. These standards have no been revised since 1998. (Richaed Vogel/2010 AP)
Katie Ledecky celebrates after winning the women’s 800m freestyle final on Saturday at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia. (Michael Sohn/AP)

Decision for phenom Ledecky: Stanford or megabucks?

Katie Ledecky chose to defer her entry to Stanford until after the…

Katie Ledecky celebrates after winning the women’s 800m freestyle final on Saturday at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia. (Michael Sohn/AP)
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Stanford researchers seeking Chinese railroad workers' descendants

When scholars at Stanford University began the arduous project three years ago…

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Alex JohnsonA fairgoer and member of the Life Flight crew are shown inside the Life Flight helicopter at last year's Health Matters event.

Meet doctors, see tech advances at popular Stanford health fair

If weather permits, a Life Flight helicopter will soon make a dramatic…

Alex JohnsonA fairgoer and member of the Life Flight crew are shown inside the Life Flight helicopter at last year's Health Matters event.
AP Photo/Courtesy John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur FoundationSocial psychologist Jennifer Eberhardt

Stanford professor receives 'genius grant' for Oakland police work

CHICAGO — A professor whose research is helping a California police department…

AP Photo/Courtesy John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur FoundationSocial psychologist Jennifer Eberhardt

Collection of military tanks, equipment to be auctioned in Portola Valley

More than 80 tanks amassed by a Stanford University-trained engineer are set…

Patrick Breen/The Arizona Republic via APArizona State's Eric Jacobsen fights for a loose ball with Stanford's Chasson Randle

Marriage and family values conference sparks free speech debate at Stanford

An event next month at Stanford University that will discuss traditional marriage…

Patrick Breen/The Arizona Republic via APArizona State's Eric Jacobsen fights for a loose ball with Stanford's Chasson Randle

Environmental groups file suit alleging Bay Area creek fish being harmed

Two environmental groups have sued the National Marine Fisheries Service over two…

New Stanford research says 2 percent of ticks in the Bay Area are Lyme carriers.

Ticks that carry Lyme-disease causing bacterium, new pathogen ‘widespread’ in Bay Area

Ticks bearing the bacterium that causes Lyme disease can be found in…

New Stanford research says 2 percent of ticks in the Bay Area are Lyme carriers.
Patrick Breen/The Arizona Republic via APArizona State's Eric Jacobsen fights for a loose ball with Stanford's Chasson Randle

Santa Clara County investigating what caused nearly 50 Stanford students to fall ill

Forty-eight Stanford University students are recovering from a flu-like sickness, including four…

Patrick Breen/The Arizona Republic via APArizona State's Eric Jacobsen fights for a loose ball with Stanford's Chasson Randle
Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

Stanford amends development plans, but some neighbors unappeased

A series of negotiations between Stanford University and a Menlo Park City…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill
Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

Menlo Park development's traffic impacts being vetted

The redevelopment of a roughly 8.5-acre site along El Camino Real in…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

Pescadero farmer snags grand prize at meat hackathon

Pescadero farmer Kevin Watt had only a passing understanding of the term…

Jim Shorin/Stanford AthleticsNina Watkins and the Stanford women's soccer team will take on Nor Carolina this Friday night in the NCAA women's soccer Final Four.

Nina Watkins makes the most of her chance with Stanford women's soccer team

On a trainer’s table, Nina Watkins lay, attempting to defy both the…

Jim Shorin/Stanford AthleticsNina Watkins and the Stanford women's soccer team will take on Nor Carolina this Friday night in the NCAA women's soccer Final Four.
Getty Image File PhotoWilson has had three top 10 finishes this season

Coach feels Wilson built to handle Open pressure

Sophomore Cameron Wilson has spent most of the season as the Stanford…

Getty Image File PhotoWilson has had three top 10 finishes this season