Author: Moises Mena

Big Step Forward For Mountain Lion Protection
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Big Step Forward For Mountain Lion Protection

You did it! On Thursday, April 16, the California Fish and Game Commission voted unanimously to designate Central Coast and Southern California mountain lions as candidates for protected status under the California Endangered Species Act (CESA). Thank you for the hundreds of emails you submitted in support of this action! What’s Happening Two weeks ago,...

People Who Give Us Hope
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People Who Give Us Hope

In recent months, Doug Silverstein has created greater synergy among San Mateo County’s environmental community. By uniting multi-sector sustainability efforts of more than one hundred organizations, Doug has brought together diverse voices to stimulate ideas through discussions on shared issues, purposes and visions for the region. Doug started off this endeavor by organizing hikes for...

People Who Give Us Hope: Mothers Out Front South Bay
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People Who Give Us Hope: Mothers Out Front South Bay

The Protect Coyote Valley campaign has a welcome new partner: Mothers Out Front South Bay, a grassroots group of mothers and others mobilizing for a livable climate for all children. These passionate volunteers are leveraging the relationships they built during their successful campaign for Community Choice Energy in San Jose to advocate for the permanent protection...

Tell Redwood City not to move forward with Harbor View plans
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Tell Redwood City not to move forward with Harbor View plans

On Monday, February 11, the Redwood City City Council will hold a study session on the Harbor View project — four seven-story office towers for 4,500 employees on the former Malibu Grand Prix and Lyngso site. This project would worsen the housing crisis and put a massive new development in the path of sea level...

People Who Give Us Hope: Zoe Kersteen-Tucker
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People Who Give Us Hope: Zoe Kersteen-Tucker

Zoe Kersteen-Tucker has been a coastal advocate for decades, helping to craft some of the coast’s most iconic campaigns like the Devil’s Slide Tunnel initiative. She has represented the coastside as a San Mateo Planning Commissioner, directed the Coastside Land Trust, and helmed Committee for Green Foothills as an Executive Director and President from 2001-2003....

People Who Give Us Hope: John Lynch
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People Who Give Us Hope: John Lynch

John Lynch, volunteer extraordinaire, has helped propel the Dunes Beach campaign forward by personally collecting over 2,000 signatures in Half Moon Bay for a petition we crafted with members of the community to express support for protecting the area adjacent to Dunes Beach from development. John is a former member of the Committee for Green...

People Who Give Us Hope: Smita Patel
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People Who Give Us Hope: Smita Patel

Smita Patel is a member of the Committee for Green Foothills Advisory Board and a tireless advocate for change.  She is a co-founder of the Mountain Children’s Foundation, which provides support and empowerment for children in mountainous areas of Uttarakhand, India, and now works in education journalism.  Recently she shared a remarkable episode of the NPR...

A Victory for Martin’s Beach
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A Victory for Martin’s Beach

We’ve written many times before about the saga of Martin’s Beach and billionaire Vinod Khosla’s attempt to close off access to this iconic beach.   We’ve asked you to write letters to the governor and the State Lands Commission, we’ve held informational sessions (and picnics!) at the beach itself, and it’s consistently been one of the...

People Who Give Us Hope: John Bourgeois
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People Who Give Us Hope: John Bourgeois

John Bourgeois has been working in local wetland protection and restoration for decades.  Most recently, he has served as the Executive Project Manager of the South Bay Salt Ponds Restoration Project, which is carefully reverting industrial salt ponds, mostly acquired from Cargill, back to their original tidal wetlands habitat.  Before bringing his experience to the...

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