The Sunnyvale branch of the Palo Alto Medical Facility (PAMF) was a controversial building project that neighbors felt was too big. It got scaled back after much work by neighborhood volunteers and Gustav Larson apparently is trying to claim credit. Jeni Pfieffer has done a nice job in refuting his assertion of involvement here:
Gustav Larson is consistent in his advocacy of building more, building higher, and building more densely. In this he is associated with Candidate (incumbent) James Griffith.
Eleanor Hansen has characterized this election as a referendum on growth policies with a number of articles on her web site here: