AFFORDABLE HOUSING BREAKS GROUND ... Palo Alto Housing celebrated the ground-breaking of 2821 ECR Apartments, a $42-milion affordable apartment community at 2821 El Camino Real in Redwood City, on April 11. The project includes 67 studio and one-bedroom apartments for low-income families, veterans and individuals with special needs earning up to 70% of the San Mateo County Area Median income, according to a press release from Palo Alto Housing.
Financing for the development is being provided in part by the County of San Mateo through voter-approved Measure K.
Palo Alto Housing, the nonprofit developer that manages the affordable-housing programs in the Bay Area, is on target to nearly double its number of housing units in the next few years, according to the nonprofit. Over the past year, Palo Alto Housing has had more than 600 units in various stags of planning and development in the works.
SPRING BLOOMS ON DISPLAY... Filoli is offering a spring wildflower hike through its preserve from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 13. Get an upclose look at native wildflowers and learn about their unique qualities and how they adapt and thrive. Tours are open to children 5 and older. For more information, go to bit.ly/FiloliSpringHike.
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