At a public hearing last week, the Santa Clara County Planning Commission unanimously made a favorable recommendation to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors regarding Stanford’s plans to build new faculty residences in the San Juan Hills neighborhood, despite opposition from several San Juan Hills residents.
With three weeks left until Election Day, Santa Clara County is on the front lines of what some see as an increasingly difficult recruitment process for election volunteers nationwide.
Following The Fountain Hopper’s publication of unverified claims that Stanford Law Professor John Donohue used racial slurs during an altercation with a recreational basketball player at the Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center (AOERC), statements by Donohue and three witnesses — two of whom are Donohue’s sons — cast doubt on some of the allegations.
Stanford’s No. 1 women’s soccer team, 8-0-1, host No. 16 UCLA, 5-2-1, tonight and No. 2 USC, 8-0-1, on Sunday at Cagan Stadium. The Cardinal currently hold a program-record 31-game unbeaten streak and recently broke a program-record 29-game winning streak after a double overtime 1-1 tie to Santa Clara on Sept. 16.
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…
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.
Two home runs from junior Quinn Brodey highlighted a late-inning offensive explosion on Tuesday, as Stanford baseball (24-12, 8-7) trounced Santa Clara (8-31, 4-11) by a score of 8-2. The victory brought the Cardinal’s win streak to five games and continued Stanford’s high scoring week, where it has eight or more runs in three straight games.
No. 2 Stanford women’s soccer fell to Santa Clara in a 1-0 loss in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Friday night. From the first whistle, the Cardinal dominated the field, outshooting the Broncos 31-7 in a relentless pursuit to get ahead. However, both teams were unable to put the ball in the…