anta Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian introduced the County’s Department of Planning and Development’s conditions for approval of Stanford’s 2018 General Use Permit (GUP) application at Thursday evening’s Town Hall meeting.
Stanford’s incoming town center, Cardinal Conversations reboot, Redwood City campus and other initiatives were discussed at a town hall hosted by University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell at Tresidder Oak Lounge on Friday.
Stanford Club Boxing, which has operated as an unofficial club sport since September, has faced obstacles in trying to secure funding from SAL.
On Wednesday night the Stanford Coalition for Planning an Equitable 2035 (SCoPE 2035) hosted a teach-in and open meeting in Harmony House a to discuss the current state of housing, affordability and workers’ rights at Stanford and in the Bay Area.
In its Tuesday meeting, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors’ discussed pressuring Stanford to pay the maximum rate in affordable housing impact fees in light of the University’s expansion plans for 2035. The University’s plans to build up to 2.27 million square feet of new academic facilities and 3,150 new on-campus housing units are…
In a Tuesday community discussion on long-range planning, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell addressed issues ranging from sexual misconduct to housing affordability.
On Feb. 14, Stanford announced that it would contribute $1 million to the Saint Francis Center to assist in the purchase of 25 housing units for residents at risk of displacement in downtown Redwood City. This contribution is part of the ongoing effort to increase affordable housing units in the region.
The purchase allows current tenants of the Benedicere Apartments, located at 780 Bradford Street, to remain in their homes at their existing, lower rental rates. This is part of an effort to eventually convert all units into affordable housing for low-income tenants while existing residents vacate their units. Current tenants will also be able to qualify for affordable housing rates.
Leaders of SEIU Local 2007, the union that represents over 1,200 workers at Stanford and Santa Clara University, expressed concerns that its members may not be hired to work at Stanford’s new satellite campus in Redwood City.