There are current proposals before our state legislature (SB 50 and the CASA Compact) that are major threats to local zoning authority in Palo Alto and throughout the state. These proposals would impose dense zoning mandates throughout Palo Alto. Stop the erosion and loss of local decision-making and control to […]
Save Local Zoning Control
This coming Monday, May 6th, 5:00 p.m. the Palo Alto City Council is holding a special joint session with the Menlo Park and East Palo Alto City Councils — focused on SB 50 and other proposed state-mandated legislation that would destroy local zoning control and radically change our family residential neighborhoods forever!
Save Palo Alto’s Groundwater and the City of Palo Altoare pleased to present Planning for Rising Waters:Sea Level, Ground Water and the Bay Edge Dr. Kristina HillAssoc. Professor, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning and Urban Design, U.C. Berkeley April 24, 2019, 7PM to 8:30PMMitchell Park Community Center, El Palo Alto […]
This coming Monday, the City Council will consider the repeal and elimination of the Downtown Commercial Cap (officially known as the Non-Residential Square Footage Cap), which sets specific limits on the level of office & hotel growth in the downtown area and helps lower traffic congestion throughout the City.
All Palo Altans should urge the Planning and Transportation Commission to reject a controversial proposal that would make it easier for City staff to cast aside or “adjust” existing laws.
With Stanford University proposing a major expansion and growth plan for the next 20 years, now is the critical time to speak up and express your views on how this expansion will affect your neighborhood and our entire quality of life in Palo Alto.