• Oakland just committed to growing smarter

    Oakland just committed to growing smarter

    Last night, the Oakland City Council unanimously approved the Broadway Valdez District Specific Plan, which calls for 1,800 new homes—many of which will be affordable to low- and middle-income residents—along Oakland's busiest transit corridor. Continue Reading →

  • What’s Cookin’ in Oakland

    What’s Cookin’ in Oakland

    Oakland’s Broadway Valdez District will be an exciting part of the city’s future. We can get a glimpse of what the future holds by looking in on things like Kitchener Oakland—a commercial kitchen with a community conscience. Continue Reading →

  • Local Farms on the Edge

    Local Farms on the Edge

    The Bay Area loves chowing down on local food. Yet pressure to pave over our farms and ranches—a huge part of the greenbelt—still exists, especially in Brentwood, east Contra Costa County’s agricultural gem. Continue Reading →

  • Sonoma, Naturally

    Sonoma, Naturally

    Sheri Cardo moved to Sonoma County in 1991, drawn to its beautiful natural landscapes. One of her favorite pastimes is going out to the Jenner Headlands to watch the raptor hawk migration. Continue Reading →

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Diridon Station on the right track

Last night, the San Jose City Council unanimously approved the Diridon Station Area Plan, which calls for 2,588 new homes near the Caltrain, Amtrak, light rail, and bus hub. This marks the end of a five-year process that started with … Continue reading

Team Greenbelt Alliance completes another Climate Ride

Team Greenbelt Alliance has successfully completed Climate Ride California 2014! From May 17 to May 20, Team Greenbelt Alliance took to our bikes to “pedal for the planet,” riding 250 miles from San Francisco to Sacramento. Continue reading

Solving for the Silicon Valley Growth Bomb

On May 21, Silicon Valley leaders joined friends of Greenbelt Alliance at the historic Green Gables Estate in Woodside for Solving for the Silicon Valley Growth Bomb. Continue reading

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