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Open Space at Risk in San Jose: Please Act Now
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Open Space at Risk in San Jose: Please Act Now

Update: On November 29, the San Jose City Council decided to postpone this matter to the December 6 council meeting. Please continue to use the form below to send an email to the City Council. The San Jose City Council will be considering a proposal that would facilitate development on Private Recreation and Open Space...

Open Space at Risk in San Jose: Act by 11/16
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Open Space at Risk in San Jose: Act by 11/16

On Wednesday, November 16, the San Jose Planning Commission will consider a proposal that would facilitate development on Private Recreation and Open Space zoned areas. Please tell the Planning Commission to reject this last-minute proposal. What’s Happening In 2018, the City Council passed a policy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by focusing the city’s growth...

What’s Going On With Those Cute Burrowing Owls?
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What’s Going On With Those Cute Burrowing Owls?

What’s Going On With Those Cute Burrowing Owls? Western Burrowing Owls, about nine inches tall with piercing yellow eyes, used to be a common sight in local grasslands, standing at the entrances to the ground squirrel tunnels where they typically make their homes. Currently at risk, these small birds are one of the many species...

Housing the Unhoused While Protecting the Environment
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Housing the Unhoused While Protecting the Environment

Transitional housing is badly needed for San Jose’s unhoused population, but it must be built in the right place. As the city looks for sites for Emergency Interim Housing, Green Foothills is advocating to ensure that both the environment and the needs of our unhoused neighbors are respected. Initial Proposed Site was Bad for Both...

Dígale a East Palo Alto que Priorice los Parques y Senderos
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Dígale a East Palo Alto que Priorice los Parques y Senderos

El 26 de julio, el Concejo Municipal de East Palo Alto discutirá qué beneficios comunitarios deben priorizarse bajo el Plan Específico del Distrito Comercial de Ravenswood (Plan de Ravenswood). Encuestas recientes demostraron que existe un fuerte apoyo entre los residentes para los parques y senderos como parte de los beneficios para la comunidad. Utilice el...

Tell East Palo Alto to Prioritize Parks and Trails
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Tell East Palo Alto to Prioritize Parks and Trails

On July 26, the East Palo Alto City Council will discuss which community benefits should be prioritized under the Ravenswood Business District Specific Plan (Ravenswood Plan). Recent surveys demonstrated that there is strong support among residents for parks and trails as part of the community benefits. Please use the form below to automatically email the...

Ravenswood area in East Palo Alto
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Asociación con Residentes de East Palo Alto Surtiendo Efecto

El Plan Específico del Distrito Comercial de Ravenswood (Plan de Ravenswood) para construir un enorme desarrollo de oficinas junto a humedales sensibles cambiaría para siempre a East Palo Alto (EPA). Por esta razón, Green Foothills se ha asociado con los residentes para garantizar que tengan la oportunidad de expresar sus preocupaciones y nuestros objetivos mutuos:...

Ravenswood area in East Palo Alto
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Partnership with East Palo Alto Residents Having an Effect

The Ravenswood Business District Specific Plan (Ravenswood Plan) to build massive office developments next to sensitive wetlands would forever change East Palo Alto (EPA). For this reason, Green Foothills has been partnering with residents to ensure they have the opportunity to voice their concerns and our mutual goals: protecting the wetlands, increasing parks and trails,...

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