Yessica Lopez-Ambriz, a hardworking mom, struggles to make ends meet in the area where she has lived her whole life [FL — USE THIS FOR PRINT SUBHEAD] “Mommy, I want you to tickle me!” three-year-old Evalett wails, twisting across her mother’s lap. Peppy music blares from a smartphone with a shattered screen that Evalett is…
The Stanford Coalition for Planning an Equitable 2035 (SCoPE 2035) collaborated with Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 2007 to organize a two-day stickering campaign and an unofficial campus tour on Saturday–the second day of Family Weekend–to address housing and job conditions of Stanford workers.
Following concerns raised by a local nonprofit called Menlo Spark, Stanford has agreed to raise environmental standards for its Middle Plaza Project in Menlo Park, which Menlo Park City Council members voted unanimously to approve last week.
Some residents of Menlo Park, where Stanford has planned development, question the University’s commitment to minimizing traffic and improving bike routes in the area.
On Monday, Sept. 28, Stanford submitted its revised plans for Middle Plaza at 500 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. The proposal has been changed in order to incorporate a driveway and enlarge the plaza space as well as to include a different architectural design. The new plan also decreases the amount of room for commercial offices and provides space for rental housing units and retail.