Sonoma County’s “community separator” policy prevents county leaders from approving major housing, commercial, and industrial development in green places between the county’s towns and cities. These policies need to be renewed by the voters or we risk opening the door to new development. Continue reading
Greenbelt Alliance mourns the passing of long-time board member John Chapman. The Bay Area has lost a true champion. He will be missed. Read more about John.
Greenbelt Alliance announced that Noreen Evans, former California State Senator and the first and only woman to receive the Judicial Council’s Stanley Mosk Defender of Justice Award, has been elected to the organization’s board of directors. Continue reading
Developers are still stubbornly focused on paving over natural and agricultural lands to build car-dependent single-family homes in far-flung suburbs. Fortunately, the Bay Area has been bucking the national trend as our CEO Jeremy Madsen explains to The Atlantic. Continue reading