Category: News

Protect Juristac From Sand Mine
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Protect Juristac From Sand Mine

Juristac, a critical wildlife corridor and sacred Native American landscape, is threatened by a proposed sand mining operation that would dig giant cavities hundreds of feet deep, destroying over 300 acres of habitat and blocking wildlife migration in and out of the southern end of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Juristac is also the most sacred...

People Who Give Us Hope
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People Who Give Us Hope

Photo by Bryan Patrick. Nuestra Casa has been a true champion of the Latino community in East Palo Alto since its founding in 2002. In standing up for environmental justice in their community and throughout the Bay Area, the non-profit has been influential in the fight for inclusionary access to green spaces throughout the region,...

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...

Stanford Foothills Fight Continues
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Stanford Foothills Fight Continues

Photo by Peter Drekmeier – Advocating for the Stanford Foothills back in 1999 For years, we’ve been advocating for the Stanford Foothills to be permanently protected. With Stanford’s recent withdrawal of their development application, we must continue the fight to get permanent protections for the Foothills. Please stand with us in our ongoing efforts to...

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...

$20,000 Match Challenge for Leadership Academy
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$20,000 Match Challenge for Leadership Academy

This week I was sitting down for tea with Karen Grove, a Menlo Park resident and community leader, sharing information about our reimagined Community Advocates Leadership Academy (CALA). At the end of this conversation she generously decided to put up a $20,000 match to ensure this program launches in January 2020. Her gift ensures we...

State Lands Commission Approves Burlingame Shoreline Park!
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State Lands Commission Approves Burlingame Shoreline Park!

Fabulous news! The California State Lands Commission voted unanimously on October 24 to approve an initial 3-year lease for the proposed Burlingame Shoreline Park. Please take a moment to thank the Commissioners for their vote by using the form below. Thank you to everyone who showed support for a nature park along the Bay. We...

People Who Give Us Hope – Carolyn Tognetti
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People Who Give Us Hope – Carolyn Tognetti

Carolyn Tognetti has been a true champion of southern Santa Clara County’s environment for decades. A native of Gilroy, Carolyn became involved in city land use issues with a local group called Citizens for Balanced Growth in the late 1980s and has remained a core member as it transformed into Save Open Space Gilroy in...

Protect Open Space in the Stanford Foothills
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Protect Open Space in the Stanford Foothills

On Tuesday, November 5 at 1:30 p.m., the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will hold its final hearing on Stanford University’s development plans. Please sign the petition and email the Supervisors “using the form below” to tell them to protect the Stanford Foothills from development! What’s Happening The Stanford Foothills, which stretch from Junipero...

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