• 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 →

  • It Takes a Village

    It Takes a Village

    It takes a village to plan a village. The process to plan for the future of the Five Wounds-Brookwood Terrace neighborhood in San Jose proves this rule. 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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Place Matters Blog

Vote for San Mateo and Santa Clara county open space

On June 3, voters will be asked to vote on Measure AA, a $300 million bond measure that would fund preservation of and improvements to open space in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Greenbelt Alliance urges you to vote yes on Measure AA. Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: Bay Area less sprawling than much of country, according to national analysis

New report ranks major metropolitan areas, shows region’s development patterns linked to greater prosperity, health, and quality of life Continue reading

Our 2013 Annual Report

Greenbelt Alliance is the Bay Area’s leading organization at taking a regional vision for how the Bay Area should grow and applying it locally. In 2013, we made great progress toward achieving that vision with some big wins. Read about them in our annual report. Continue reading

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