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Webcast: Debate over SB 50

Palo Alto Vice Mayor Adrian Fine and Greer Stone, vice chair of the Santa Clara County Human Rights Commission, join Weekly journalists for a discussion of state Senate Bill 50, a contentious legislative proposal that seeks to increase housing construction in transit-friendly and jobs-rich areas. Watch the webcast here or listen to the podcast version of the episode here.

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Editorial: The perils of state action

Housing's troubled history of discrimination

Guest Opinion: SB 50 undermines single-family neighborhoods and diversity

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Webcast: Debate over SB 50

Uploaded: Fri, Mar 29, 2019, 4:25 pm
Updated: Mon, Apr 1, 2019, 5:14 pm

Palo Alto Vice Mayor Adrian Fine and Greer Stone, vice chair of the Santa Clara County Human Rights Commission, join Weekly journalists for a discussion of state Senate Bill 50, a contentious legislative proposal that seeks to increase housing construction in transit-friendly and jobs-rich areas. Watch the webcast here or listen to the podcast version of the episode here.

Related content:

Editorial: The perils of state action

Housing's troubled history of discrimination

Guest Opinion: SB 50 undermines single-family neighborhoods and diversity

• "Behind the Headlines - Mayor pushes back on SB 50" | VIDEO | PODCAST

Subscribe to the new "Behind the Headlines" podcast

We now have a podcast! Listen to Behind the Headlines while you're on the go by downloading free episodes of our new podcast, now available through Apple or Google Play.

Webcasts are posted every Friday afternoon on PaloAltoOnline.com, as well as on Palo Alto Online's YouTube channel, youtube.com/paweekly.

Check out previous weeks' episodes in the "Behind the Headlines" archive.

— Palo Alto Weekly staff

Comments

George Drysdale
Professorville
on Mar 30, 2019 at 11:46 am
George Drysdale, Professorville
on Mar 30, 2019 at 11:46 am
6 people like this

Social studies is the most important subject in school because it teaches a representative democracy depends on an educated electorate, how to see when politicians are lying in other words. SB 50 is dead on arrival. I told Wiener he could not graduate from high school because of is inclusion of rent controls and also inclusionary zoning. All he did was cringe. The hardest job in the world is teaching bone head economics to California's politicians.

Palo Alto, Mountain View and Silicon Valley are bulging with students whose parents from around the world can afford the very high land rents. The heavy infantry is finally arriving: the socials studies teachers. In Silicon Valley you probably have the greatest concentration of brain power so far assembled in history. [Portion removed.]


@george drysdale
another community
on Mar 30, 2019 at 12:17 pm
@george drysdale, another community
on Mar 30, 2019 at 12:17 pm
Like this comment

"I told Wiener he could not graduate from high school because of is inclusion of rent controls and also inclusionary zoning. All he did was cringe."

Yeah, that's a pretty cringey thing to say.


Palo Altans Against Further Development UNITE!
College Terrace
on Mar 30, 2019 at 1:45 pm
Palo Altans Against Further Development UNITE!, College Terrace
on Mar 30, 2019 at 1:45 pm
9 people like this

Mr. Drysdale (self-professed expert on all PA matters) is our spiritual leader!

He will lead Palo Alto out of the doldrums of over-development & help to eradicate local politicians turning a blind eye.

No more development! People can live elsewhere & ideally work elsewhere.

The PA rat-cage days are coming to an end.


@Unite
another community
on Mar 30, 2019 at 2:25 pm
@Unite, another community
on Mar 30, 2019 at 2:25 pm
4 people like this

"Mr. Drysdale (self-professed expert on all PA matters) is our spiritual leader!"

That seems fitting.


Palo Altans Against Further Development UNITE!
College Terrace
on Mar 30, 2019 at 2:47 pm
Palo Altans Against Further Development UNITE!, College Terrace
on Mar 30, 2019 at 2:47 pm
2 people like this

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