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Zmay Subdivision Would Place Residents in Harm’s Way
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Zmay Subdivision Would Place Residents in Harm’s Way

Green Foothills strongly supports the San Mateo County Planning Commission’s unanimous decision to deny the proposed “Zmay” subdivision based on multiple health and safety concerns. That’s why on Tuesday, June 28, we will be asking the Board of Supervisors to uphold the Planning Commission’s denial of the Zmay subdivision on Open Space zoned lands in...

Asociación con Residentes de East Palo Alto Surtiendo Efecto
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Asociación con Residentes de East Palo Alto Surtiendo Efecto

El Plan Específico del Distrito Comercial de Ravenswood (Plan de Ravenswood) para construir un enorme desarrollo de oficinas junto a humedales sensibles cambiaría para siempre a East Palo Alto (EPA). Por esta razón, Green Foothills se ha asociado con los residentes para garantizar que tengan la oportunidad de expresar sus preocupaciones y nuestros objetivos mutuos:...

Partnership with East Palo Alto Residents Having an Effect
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Partnership with East Palo Alto Residents Having an Effect

The Ravenswood Business District Specific Plan (Ravenswood Plan) to build massive office developments next to sensitive wetlands would forever change East Palo Alto (EPA). For this reason, Green Foothills has been partnering with residents to ensure they have the opportunity to voice their concerns and our mutual goals: protecting the wetlands, increasing parks and trails,...

Ask Supervisors to Make Lehigh Quarry Pay for Violations
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Ask Supervisors to Make Lehigh Quarry Pay for Violations

On Tuesday, June 7, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will receive a report summarizing the more than 2,100 known legal violations Lehigh Quarry and cement plant have been cited for during the last 10 years by local, state, and federal agencies. Please ask the Supervisors to finally begin imposing its own fines on...

Room to Move: Why Wildlife Linkages Matter
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Room to Move: Why Wildlife Linkages Matter

Habitat connectivity is about understanding the lives and needs of all the species in our region and giving them what they require to survive. One of those things is the ability to move from one habitat range to another. That’s why we focus some of our strongest advocacy efforts on the wildlife linkages that are...

Santa Clara County Continues Agricultural Preservation Work
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Santa Clara County Continues Agricultural Preservation Work

On Tuesday, April 19, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors decided to continue making progress on financial incentives protecting Coyote Valley’s farmland and open space. We asked the Supervisors to keep the process moving forward, and with over 300 people writing in their support, the Supervisors did just that. County staff brought four different...

Victory for Wildlife at Pillar Point Bluff
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Victory for Wildlife at Pillar Point Bluff

On April 5, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to deny the Coastal Development Permit for the proposed Off-Leash Dog Pilot Program at Pillar Point Bluff, while approving the Pilot Program at Quarry Park, as we had recommended. This is a significant victory for wildlife and sensitive habitats at Pillar Point Bluff...

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