Category: Action Alert

East Palo Alto to Consider Massive Development Next to Wetlands
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East Palo Alto to Consider Massive Development Next to Wetlands

Lea la versión en español aquí. On November 18, the East Palo Alto City Council voted to study a reduced-scale development scenario for the Ravenswood Business District area. The Council rejected the largest development scenario and called for additional outreach to residents about the impacts of this massive office development. Thank you to all the...

County’s Historic Coyote Valley Vote Matches San Jose’s
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County’s Historic Coyote Valley Vote Matches San Jose’s

On December 14, Santa Clara County Supervisors voted unanimously to designate the part of Coyote Valley under its jurisdiction a Climate Resilience District. This new District will strengthen protections against monster estate development that is a significant cause of farmland loss in rural areas. This action matches and supports the decision by San Jose to...

Santa Clara City Council Calls For Protection of Juristac
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Santa Clara City Council Calls For Protection of Juristac

This Tuesday, the Santa Clara City Council unanimously adopted a resolution urging the County to deny permits for an open-pit mine at Juristac — a region sacred to the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band and a critical wildlife linkage. Please thank the City Councilmembers for passing this resolution calling for the protection of Juristac! What’s Happening:...

Tell County Supervisors: Coyote Valley is for Farmers and Climate Resilience
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Tell County Supervisors: Coyote Valley is for Farmers and Climate Resilience

On Tuesday, December 14, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will consider whether to designate Coyote Valley a Climate Resilience District. This new designation will ensure that farmland in Mid and South Coyote Valley will not be taken over by luxury villas and estate homes for Silicon Valley billionaires. Please email the Supervisors and...

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...

Victory in San Jose for Coyote Valley! Now County Will Consider Climate Resilience District
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Victory in San Jose for Coyote Valley! Now County Will Consider Climate Resilience District

We did it! Last night, the San Jose City Council unanimously voted to change the land use in North Coyote Valley from industrial to open space and agriculture, and to remove the Urban Reserve designation from Mid Coyote Valley. Now, our efforts move to Santa Clara County where the Planning Commission will consider the Coyote...

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...

Amazon-Style Warehouse/Distribution Center Threatens Coyote Valley
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Amazon-Style Warehouse/Distribution Center Threatens Coyote Valley

In an alarming 5-4 vote on October 27, San Jose’s Planning Commission decided against protecting Coyote Valley. Rejecting the recommendations from Planning staff and the 36-member General Plan Task Force, they voted to recommend against changing the land use in North Coyote Valley from industrial development to open space and agriculture. It is up to...

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