Palo Alto City Council unanimously approved a plan for the current Hotel Parmani to be demolished and replaced with a four-story, 99-room building intended to serve visitors of Stanford Research Park (SRP).
Residents of Palo Alto’s College Terrace neighborhood continue to contest Stanford’s plan to manage toxic substances found in the University’s nearby construction site for University Terrace, a new faculty housing area on the edge of Stanford Research Park.
According to a press release from the City of Palo Alto, Palo Alto Police apprehended a man in the process of burglarizing a construction site in Stanford Research Park on Jan. 11. Eleven burglaries struck the site over the course of the past two months, incurring losses of at least $11,000 in stolen copper and…
Stanford has pre-leased an entire apartment complex in Los Altos to provide housing for University employees as faculty and staff numbers continue to increase.
Facebook will move its headquarters from Stanford Research Park to the former Sun Microsystems campus in Menlo Park by 2013. New housing units will soon take over the social media giant’s current space.
Despite ongoing clean-up efforts, contamination from a 30-year-old groundwater leak continues to affect Stanford Research Park, according to a water quality report released Sept. 30.
Skype, the popular application that allows users to make phone calls, send instant messages and communicate face-to-face over the Internet, is moving its operations to Palo Alto. The company plans to completely relocate from its current offices in San Jose and Brisbane by Fall 2010, according to CEO Josh Silverman’s blog.
No Caltrain on weekends?… Skype rents from Stanford… Yim returns to coach… Census drives jobs loss… Shultz takes questions… Stanford news from around the Web for Friday, July 2, 2010.