Category: Stanford

Stanford Foothills Fight Continues
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Stanford Foothills Fight Continues

Photo by Peter Drekmeier – Advocating for the Stanford Foothills back in 1999 For years, we’ve been advocating for the Stanford Foothills to be permanently protected. With Stanford’s recent withdrawal of their development application, we must continue the fight to get permanent protections for the Foothills. Please stand with us in our ongoing efforts to...

Protect Open Space in the Stanford Foothills
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Protect Open Space in the Stanford Foothills

On Tuesday, November 5 at 1:30 p.m., the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will hold its final hearing on Stanford University’s development plans. Please sign the petition and email the Supervisors “using the form below” to tell them to protect the Stanford Foothills from development! What’s Happening The Stanford Foothills, which stretch from Junipero...

Update on Stanford Development Proposal
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Update on Stanford Development Proposal

The saga of Stanford’s proposal to expand its campus continues. This week, the County of Santa Clara announced that it was suspending talks with Stanford over the Development Agreement. However, it’s important to note that the General Use Permit (GUP) process is still ongoing. This means that we can still expect the approval of potentially huge new...

County Recommends 99-Year Protection for Stanford Foothills
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County Recommends 99-Year Protection for Stanford Foothills

Good news! Planning staff for Santa Clara County have recommended protecting the Stanford Foothills from development for 99 years, and requiring a supermajority vote from the County Supervisors to modify that protection. If the County ultimately approves this, it would extend the current protection from development, which expires in 2025, through the end of the...

Help Us Protect the Stanford Foothills
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Help Us Protect the Stanford Foothills

Stanford University has begun negotiations with the County of Santa Clara for a Development Agreement on community benefits that could be required as part of future campus expansion. This creates an opportunity to achieve long-sought protection for more than 2,000 acres of open space known as the Stanford foothills. Please sign Committee for Green Foothills’...

Protect the Stanford Foothills!
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Protect the Stanford Foothills!

The rolling golden hills on both sides of Highway 280 as you drive through Palo Alto are part of  Stanford University’s more than 2,000 acres of Santa Clara County open space. The Stanford Foothills could be at risk when a supermajority vote requirement to open this area up to development expires in just a few...

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An easy (and resounding) Stanford trails victory for the environment in San Mateo County

This morning, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors unanimously reaffirmed their 2008 decision to reject Stanford’s environmentally-destructive proposal to widen the Alpine Road sidewalk.  Stanford made the proposal in order to avoid constructing a trail on its property that it had promised in the 2000 General Use Permit that Stanford received from Santa Clara...

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CGF Comments on the draft Stanford HCP and EIS

(We submitted the comments below on the draft Stanford HCP.  -Brian)  August 30, 2010 Sheila Larsen Gary Stern Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service             Re:  Comments on the Draft EIS and HCP/ITP for StanfordUniversity Dear Sheila and Gary: Committee for Green Foothills (CGF) submits the following comments on the Draft EIS...

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Committee for Green Foothills’ comments on Stanford Medical Center DEIR

(We submitted the comments below on the draft environmental review of the Stanford Medical Center. The letter references a previous letter that CGF wrote in 2007, which can be found here.  -Brian) July 27, 2010 Steven Turner Department of Planning and Community Environment Re:  StanfordUniversityMedicalCenter Facilities Renewal and Replacement Draft Environmental Impact Report, SCH #2007082130...

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