As the strikers resume work, Services Employee International Union (SEIU) Local 521 negotiators is expected to return to the bargaining table Tuesday in their second meeting with County representatives since the beginning of the strike.
U.S. District Judge Beth Freeman of San Jose has dismissed Stanford’s challenge of a Santa Clara County housing ordinance requiring 16% of units on residential developments on University land be reserved for affordable housing at a below-market rate.
Thousands of Santa Clara County employees will continue their strike into its ninth day with no signs of ceasing their picketing and protest efforts. County employees allege unfair labor practices and are demanding higher wages. Hundreds of them walk out each day from a rotating list of government offices including local hospitals and the Social Service Agency.
Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) announced Monday and Tuesday that it will impose a new wave of public safety power shutoffs on Wednesday and Thursday in areas of high fire risk across 30 counties across northern and central California, affecting up to 800,000 customers.
SATIRE: Sources report that Stanford has recently submitted a General Use Permit (GUP) application to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, asking for permission to allow the university to stage an overnight coup d’état of the entire county.
At the height of the Cold War, Stanford designated as many as 56 fallout shelters on campus. The University managed these shelters, which collectively had a maximum occupancy of 49,269 people, as a part of emergency plans in the event of a nuclear strike or natural disaster.
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.
Santa Clara County District 5 Board of Supervisors President Joe Simitian said Stanford’s multi-billion dollar proposal fails to address concerns surrounding the University’s development.