DAILY NEWS BRIEF: The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors last week agreed to changes of Stanford’s land permit, allowing the university to designate part of campus for the new O’Donahue Family Stanford Educational Farm.
Palo Alto city officials have voted to spend $250,000 on improving living conditions for the homeless population of the city.
Ten years after the creation of Stanford’s living wage policy, the program has seen significant alterations while continuing to serve as a source of controversy.
A citizen coalition called Fair Share at Stanford is pressuring the Board of Trustees and University officials to intervene in a tax dispute involving one of Stanford’s tenants, alleging that the tenant has unjustly withheld millions of dollars in taxes from Santa Clara County. The University has declined to involve itself in the case.
The linked spreadsheet is a compilation of food violations at on-campus eateries. The data was compiled from the Santa Clara County Food Inspections Search Engine (http://sccinspections.org/onlineinsp/) and reflects the most recently available information as of Jan. 8.
The food trucks, a pillar of the Executive’s platform, will be serving food every Friday and Saturday night during winter quarter.
Construction work on East Campus near Stern, Crothers and Encina Halls will continue into next year as part of the Stanford Energy System Innovations (SESI) project.
The University announced Tuesday that it will soon begin construction on a $1.05 million trail stretching from Arastradero Road to the Arastradero Preserve, after receiving approval from the Los Altos Hills City Council earlier this month.