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San Mateo County to hold hearings on trails

After twice rejecting Stanford’s bid to build a path connecting Menlo Park and Portola Valley trail systems, San Mateo County will attempt to gauge public opinion on the issue in the coming months. The trail project is part of the University’s efforts to meet the terms of its General Use Permit agreement with Santa Clara County, which allows Stanford to construct five million square feet of buildings over a 10-year period.

University-conducted AlcoholEdu survey results lead to extended program funding

The University this summer announced it would fund AlcoholEdu for four more years, citing survey results about the program “that suggest it works at Stanford.” Now, administrators are explaining the methodology behind their survey, whose results are part of a package Stanford presents to the county to keep its exemption from a local alcohol ordinance.

The Daily brief: June 18, 2010

Conflict mineral proxy guideline approved… Russian president to speak at Stanford… County officials brace for West Nile… Solar car team takes 12th… James Vaughters commits… Hecker and Perry roll out project on nuclear risk reduction… Follow the Daily staff… Stanford news from around the Web, June 18, 2010.