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.
The attack, executed with a military-style rifle purchased in Nevada, took place late on the last day of the 41st annual Gilroy Garlic Festival, a cherished Bay Area celebration of Gilroy’s status as the “Garlic Capital of the World.”
Geoff Bradley, the consulting project manager for the county on the GUP, led most of the afternoon’s discussion, outlining the implications of Stanford’s new proposal on local traffic, housing, zoning and environmental impact.
The RV Safe Parking Program, designed to provide up to 20 local RV dwellers with designated overnight parking space and access to restrooms, portable showers and laundry services, was launched in East Palo Alto on May 1.
On Tuesday, Santa Clara County mandated an indefinite suspension on negotiations with Stanford over the development agreement governing the University’s proposed expansion.
This Friday, Stanford softball (28-6, 5-1 Pac-12) hosts the first of three games against the Utah Utes (13-24, 2-7 Pac-12) to be played throughout the weekend.
This Friday, the No. 2 Stanford women’s water polo (11-0, 1-0 Pac-12) cruised past Santa Clara (4-9, 0-0 GCC) in a 17-1 victory. The top scorers of the match were senior Madison Berggren and sophomore Sarah Klass with four goals each.
The Stanford Coalition for Planning an Equitable 2035 (SCoPE 2035) held several demonstrations across campus on Thursday to protest Stanford’s lawsuit against Santa Clara County’s housing ordinance.