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Sandie Silva on Saving Gilroy Farmland
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Sandie Silva on Saving Gilroy Farmland

I’m a local farmer and a big fan of Committee for Green Foothills. I wanted to share a great story with you about Measure H, Gilroy’s first urban growth boundary measure. My group, Gilroy Growing Smarter, partnered with Committee for Green Foothills last year to protect the farmland we all love. P.S.: Thanks to Committee...

It’s the People: Past, Present, and Future
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It’s the People: Past, Present, and Future

By Ron Erskine, Board President My first year serving as board president at Committee for Green Foothills is nearly done. During that time, each encounter I have had with board members and staff has left me impressed. When I think of the stature and legacy of the people who have preceded me in this role,...

Local Sierra Club Chapter Honors our own Lennie Roberts
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Local Sierra Club Chapter Honors our own Lennie Roberts

By Mike Ferreira, Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter Chair The Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter honored Committee for Green Foothills Legislative Advocate Lennie Roberts at its Guardians of Nature event on October 1 for her long and impressive record—a record that we hope will extend much longer—of protecting the peninsula environment in all of its...

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Toxic explosion in East Palo Alto has uncertain effect on the Baylands

(Guest posting by CGF volunteer Annie Ryan.) On June 5th of this year, a four-thousand gallon mixture of volatile and­­ semi-volatile organic compounds exploded inside a tanker truck at the East Palo Alto Romic toxic waste facilities, and subsequently escaped from the tanker into the air (the press release avoided the word “exploded” and said...

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