After objections forced a reduction in size, the revised 27 University Avenue project will be discussed during the Dec. 3 Palo Alto City Council meeting.
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On Nov. 20, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will vote on five proposals – one of which is backed by Stanford University – for spending $10.4 million in Stanford University funds, capping off a 12-year debate over the funding.
A provision, which allowed firefighters and the police to use outside arbitrators in the settlement of contractual disputes, came full circle Tuesday night when Palo Alto voters approved Measure D with a 67.28 percent majority and repealed binding arbitration.
The Palo Alto Art Center, a facility that has provided public events, art exhibitions and art instruction to the community since 1971, broke ground on a $7.9 million renovation project July 16.
The city of Palo Alto is considering consolidating its fire and police departments into a single “department of public safety” to eliminate extraneous administrative costs. Stanford University Department of Public Safety spokesman Bill Larson said that while the University has relationships with the two departments, the proposed merger’s impact on the Stanford community remains unclear.
The Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) Board of Education will vote today on a proposed change to the district calendar. If approved, the measure would kick off the 2012-13 academic year Aug. 16, 12 days in advance of the current Aug. 28 start date.