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San Mateo County coalition demands major contributions from Stanford

Original post made on May 10, 2019

Stanford has long been trying to win support from the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors for its big growth plans. Now a coalition of San Mateo County leaders is saying: "What about us?"

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Posted by whatever
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on May 10, 2019 at 7:28 pm

Since when did a robber baron ever show neighborly concern towards anyone or anything?

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Posted by Poor Stanford
a resident of another community
on May 13, 2019 at 12:29 pm

It's about time that Stanford is held accountable in SMC for the undeniable impacts that come along with their development plans. Given their tax-exempt status and the absolute free ride they were given with their Stanford in Redwood City campus, it's time to open up the checkbook.

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Posted by Janet
a resident of Menlo Park: Stanford Weekend Acres
on May 13, 2019 at 12:42 pm

Much of the potential traffic impact will be felt in W. Menlo Park, (especially along Alpine/Alameda/Santa Cruz) where there are no other huge developments to dilute the impact of SU such as in Santa Clara County, and where residents are surrounded by Stanford facilities, and inundated by traffic to the hospital and shopping center. The "no new trips" is utter nonsense. Any development should be phased in, with separate DEIRs for each major project because no one can foretell what will happen in the next two decades. Why should Stanford be treated any differently from other major projects in Santa Clara County.

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