Author: Lennie Roberts

Update on Pillar Point Bluff Off-Leash Dog Pilot Program
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Update on Pillar Point Bluff Off-Leash Dog Pilot Program

  Many thanks to everyone who wrote or spoke up for wildlife at the Board of Supervisors in support of maintaining the existing On-Leash Dog requirements at Pillar Point Bluff. Unfortunately, the Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 – the dissenting vote came from Supervisor Carole Groom – to allow a 12-month Pilot Program for Off-Leash...

Say No to Off-Leash Dogs at Pillar Point Bluff
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Say No to Off-Leash Dogs at Pillar Point Bluff

On Tuesday, November 9, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will consider allowing off-leash dogs at Pillar Point Bluff, a coastal gem adjacent to the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve in Moss Beach. Speak up to protect the sensitive wildlife there! Please email the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors by 5 pm today, opposing off-leash...

Speaking Up for Wildlife at Pillar Point Bluff
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Speaking Up for Wildlife at Pillar Point Bluff

San Mateo County Parks is proposing to implement a 12-month “Off-Leash Dog Recreation Pilot Program” on trails at Pillar Point Bluff and at Quarry Park on the hillsides east of El Granada. We will be supporting the Off-Leash Dog Pilot Program at Quarry Park, but strongly opposing it at Pillar Point Bluff due to the...

Great News – County Planning Commission denies development on landslide prone, very high fire risk area!
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Great News – County Planning Commission denies development on landslide prone, very high fire risk area!

Yesterday, the San Mateo County Planning Commission voted unanimously to direct the staff to return with findings for denial of the “Zmay” subdivision. Thank you to the more than 100 people who responded to our call to email the Commission opposing this subdivision. It would have put future homes and residents at risk of extraordinary...

Hertha Harrington, Passionate Friend of Nature
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Hertha Harrington, Passionate Friend of Nature

Hertha Harrington’s unswerving dedication to Green Foothills’ work for the natural world was contagious. A Green Foothills board member for 13 years, Hertha initiated our annual Nature’s Inspiration celebration in 2003 which honors individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to protecting nature. Her own abiding passion to preserve nature, especially the Douglas fir/redwood forests surrounding...

Say No to Development on Landslide-Prone, High Fire Risk Area
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Say No to Development on Landslide-Prone, High Fire Risk Area

  Speak up to stop development on a hazardous site! Please email the San Mateo County Planning Commission by Tuesday, July 27, opposing the “Zmay” subdivision. What’s Happening On July 28, the San Mateo County Planning Commission will be considering whether to approve a subdivision on steep, landslide-prone slopes that would also expose future residents...

A Victory: Coastal Commission Certifies HMB Land Use Plan
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A Victory: Coastal Commission Certifies HMB Land Use Plan

On April 15, the California Coastal Commission voted unanimously to certify the Half Moon Bay Land Use Plan Update as submitted by the City of Half Moon Bay, without any weakening amendments. Thanks to your response to our call to action a virtual tidal wave of 926 emails opposing the proposed 212-unit luxury hotel/conference center...

People Who Give Us Hope: Erin Tormey
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People Who Give Us Hope: Erin Tormey

Erin Tormey, Founder of Coastside Farmers Market This spring marks the 20th season of the Coastside Farmers Market in Half Moon Bay and its 14th season in Pacifica. Erin Tormey’s vision of a place where coastside farmers, ranchers, and fishermen sell their locally produced food and flowers directly to residents of the area has become...

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