Category: Coyote Valley

Coyote Valley Victory: Persistence Pays Off
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Coyote Valley Victory: Persistence Pays Off

At the press conference in front of San Jose City Hall, Committee for Green Foothills’ Executive Director Megan Fluke – flanked by San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, Peninsula Open Space Trust President Walter Moore; and Councilmember Sergio Jimenez – spoke on behalf of the environmental community on the historic land acquisition in Coyote Valley. On...

A Historic Victory For Coyote Valley
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A Historic Victory For Coyote Valley

Photo by Ronald Horii I’m excited to announce a major victory in the 40+ year effort to protect Coyote Valley. With a historic vote by the San Jose City Council on Wednesday, over 900 acres of land in North Coyote Valley will be permanently protected from development. We have reached this momentous occasion because of...

AB 948 signed by Governor Newsom
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AB 948 signed by Governor Newsom

Photo Credit: Jim Gensheimer/Bay Area News Group Great news! The campaign to protect Coyote Valley got a big boost last month when Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 948, creating the Coyote Valley Conservation Program. “What Coyote Valley offers is irreplaceable: vibrant wetlands, an essential wildlife habitat and migratory area, active farmlands, a resource to fight...

Re-envisioning Coyote Valley in General Plan Review
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Re-envisioning Coyote Valley in General Plan Review

Great news! On June 11, the San Jose City Council voted to include discussion about the long-term future of Coyote Valley in the upcoming General Plan 4-Year Review. Thanks to everyone who sent emails or came to the City Council meeting — and thanks to the entire City Council for the unanimous vote, and especially...

Tell the City Council to Protect Coyote Valley!
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Tell the City Council to Protect Coyote Valley!

On Tuesday, June 11, the San Jose City Council will be considering the scope of the General Plan 4-Year Review. Please tell the City Council to include protection of Coyote Valley in the scope. What’s Happening Every 4 years, San Jose reviews the General Plan and considers possible revisions. Much has changed at both the...

Ask San Jose to Protect Coyote Valley!
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Ask San Jose to Protect Coyote Valley!

Calling all those who love Coyote Valley — the moment is here! On Tuesday, February 12, the San Jose City Council will be considering how to allocate the funding from Measure T, including up to $50 million for land acquisition to improve flood protections and water quality in Coyote Valley. Please email the City Council...

Recap of the Rally for Coyote Valley
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Recap of the Rally for Coyote Valley

Thank you to everyone who turned up for the first-ever rally for Coyote Valley last Tuesday. In the afternoon on January 22, over 200 people–San Jose activists and residents of all ages and backgrounds–joined us at City Hall. In a sea of “Protect Coyote Valley” signs and t-shirts, we came together to demand that funds...

An Electoral Win for Coyote Valley
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An Electoral Win for Coyote Valley

Great news for Coyote Valley! Measure T in San Jose, which provides $50 million for land conservation in Coyote Valley, has been approved by the voters. We are closer than we’ve ever been before to permanently protecting a large part of Coyote Valley! Another ballot measure concerning Coyote Valley that was approved by voters last night is Measure...

Measure T: How You Can Help
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Measure T: How You Can Help

Measure T, on the November ballot in San Jose, will provide $50 million in funding to protect Coyote Valley (San Jose’s Measure T: Vote Yes To Protect Coyote Valley). Please help us get Measure T passed! Here’s how you can help: Join the environmental community to call voters  When: October 17 6pm-8pm Where: Campaign HQ, 101...

San Jose’s Measure T: Vote Yes To Protect Coyote Valley
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San Jose’s Measure T: Vote Yes To Protect Coyote Valley

by Alice Kaufman, Legislative Advocacy Director This November, San Jose voters will have the chance to help save Coyote Valley while also voting for disaster preparedness, public safety, and infrastructure. Measure T, a bond measure on the November 2018 ballot, will provide up to $50 million in funding for land conservation in Coyote Valley to...

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