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Ten most overpaid educators at Stanford, which itself is $40b endowment and does not pay taxes

Football coach David Shaw, $9m;Asset manager Robert Wallace, $4m;Heart surgeon Dr. Frank Hanley, $3.7m;Asset manager Greg Milani, $3.3m;Dr. Yi-Ping Woo, heart surgeon, $2.6m;Lloyd Minor, is he or is he not a doc, dean of meds, $2.4m – reminds me that … Continue reading

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Mary Cain, potter vs Mary Cain, runner

Mary Cain of Santa Clara Pueblo, 1915-2010, very famous potter and grandmother of, among others, Tammy Garcia (also related to Autumn Borts, James Ebelacker and Jody Naranjo, right?). Mary Cain runner, name-checked by former Stanford star Lauren Fleshman, who claims … Continue reading

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Stanford great soccer player Catalina Macario

I have not been to a Stanford Women’s soccer game in many years, but I may go this year to check out a special player named Catalina Macario. An SB sports columnist posted a vine of a great goal against … Continue reading

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Caster Semenya on The Farm

One hundred eighteen years after university founder Leland Stanford hired Eadweard Muybridge to photo document and reveal mysteries of human and horse forms in motion, champion runner Caster Semenya comes to The Farm Angell Field Prefontaine Classic (!) Sunday to … Continue reading

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Memoir from the bygone five minutes

I went to the basement of a building built in 1988, the west lobby, Littlefield, to register for a Stanford extension course. I was pleased I have chosen to come here in person ; The course is limited to 21. … Continue reading

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Hey you 50 plastic alto readers here’s your chance to be among the first 500 in the world to watch the tape of my former concert going buddy Michael McFaul describe his new book and new audiobook last month on “the farm”

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Dear Saint Patrick please drive the snakes from Santa Clara Valley thanks concerned citizens

Edit to add the next day I actually heard back from Lindy Seagal the mayor of Mountain View and he tried to talk me through how to find a flyer I saw a couple years ago about he and his … Continue reading

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Brodie Jenkins as The Cathedrals / 2 at le Poisson in NYC

Hats off to Yoshi Kato for his preview of Live 105 BFD, in the Palo Alto Weekly, for focusing on Cathedrals, which is a two-person rock band electronica featuring Brodie Jenkins and Johnny Hwin. Best music news story I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Faking hipness with AlunaGeorge shout re FrostFest

Four of the acts I punched up from this flyer seem to not have this on their schedule, yet from where I sit at Oak Creek I can hear some loud music as if they are sound checking at nearby … Continue reading

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Richard Sherman, 25, Rayden Sherman 2/5

Mazel tov to Richard Sherman and Ashley Moss, proud parents of Rayden Sherman, born today I guess February 5, 2015, also abbreviated to 2/5/15. Sherman in his social media feed noted that he wears football uniform (for Seattle Seahawks) #25, … Continue reading

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