Town Hall on Housing
January 21, 2024 – Lucie Stern Community Center, Palo Alto
Hosted by Lydia Kou, former Mayor, Palo Alto
Presentations by Eric Filseth, former Mayor, Palo Alto; Michael Barnes, former Mayor, Albany; Pam Lee, Attorney, Aleshire & Wynder; Anita Enander, former Mayor, Los Altos
Palo Alto’s Councilmember Lydia Kou has been selected as the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s Policy Maker of the Year for the Northern California Region.
Along with two other elected officials and a State legislator, she will be recognized at the ACS CAN’s Annual California Legislative Awards Reception June 23, 2021 at 5:00pm
Sacramento is increasing housing costs without meeting the need for affordable housing, approving density, ignoring water shortages, removing environmental protections, and transferring wealth from individuals to corporations!
CATALYSTS’ TOWN HALL SERIES (on Zoom)
Hosted by Susan Kirsch, Director, Catalysts for Local Control
Thursdays, June 10 – July 1, 2021 5:30-6:30 pm
We are collating all the videos from the AAPI Heritage Month presentations and will make them available for viewing on our sister website, aapi2021.com. BONUS AAPI Heritage Month feature A Peninsula favorite since opening its doors in 1970, Chef Chu’s is known...
How much housing does California REALLY need? Between 2023 and 2031 Palo Alto will be required to build more than 6000 housing units Every eight years the State tries to assess how much housing California needs. But questions have been raised about...
Single Family Neighborhoods are Under Attack
What will Senate Bill SB9 do to your neighborhood? What will Senate Bill SB10 do to your democratic rights? State legislators are usurping local control of zoning.
Resolution of the Council of the City of Palo Alto Expressing Support for Actions to Further Strengthen Local Democracy, Authority, and Control as Related to Local Zoning and Housing Issues HAS PASSED with a 6-1 vote (Council Member Alison Cormack dissenting).