Much of Stanford’s planned expansion over the next 16 years is hanging in the balance as the University’s 2018 General Use Permit (GUP) application awaits a decision from the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors.
After a two-year-long struggle to find a new location for Planned Parenthood’s Mountain View clinic, a partnership between the nonprofit and Santa Clara County is set to come to fruition in October, when the clinic relocates from 225 San Antonio Rd. to 2500 California St.
While Santa Clara County has requested that Stanford construct four times the amount of faculty and staff housing they originally intended to under the 2018 General Use Permit (GUP) application, the University maintains it cannot meet this demand without a series of modifications to the County’s conditions for the application’s approval.
Originally commending it as the product of “positive and collaborative” discussions, Stanford has since decided to temporarily withdraw its $138.4 million conditional agreement with Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD).
On Tuesday, Santa Clara County mandated an indefinite suspension on negotiations with Stanford over the development agreement governing the University’s proposed expansion.
For all the failures we face, we are notoriously unwilling to discuss them. And when we do discuss failure, we frame it as though failing is something that must be accepted, but is itself not desirable.
State Senator Joe Simitian M.A. ’00 (D-Palo Alto) unveiled a bill intended to help reallocate unused prescription drugs to uninsured Californians last Friday at the Haas Center for Public Service. The proposed legislation, Senate Bill 1329, would make it easier for more health care facilities to donate their unused prescription drugs to those unable to afford their own. Around 30 attended for the presentation.
SB 2X has been received positively by several Stanford experts, including Steve Eglash, a member of the Precourt Institute for Energy and the executive director of the Environment and Affiliates Program.