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Photo: Richard Masoner
Wednesday, June 18th, 2014     

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

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Wednesday, June 18th, 2014     

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

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Wednesday, June 18th, 2014     

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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Asti Winery
Wednesday, June 18th, 2014     

Cloverdale’s proposal to expand to Asti denied

On June 4, the Sonoma Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) rejected Cloverdale’s request to include Asti under its control at the urging of Greenbelt Alliance, Sonoma County Conservation Action, and concerned local residents. Continue reading

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Tuesday, May 27th, 2014     

A conversation with Jeff Speck

On May 21, Greenbelt Alliance had the pleasure of hosting renowned city planner, urban designer, and author Jeff Speck in the Bay Area and ask him some questions. Here are the highlights from our conversation. Continue reading

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Photo: Joe Parks
Thursday, May 15th, 2014     

Senator Steinberg proposes cap-and-trade climate strategy

Greenbelt Alliance was a guest at today’s announcement of Senator Steinberg’s proposed multi-billion dollar climate strategy. The plan would dedicate cap-and-trade revenue from AB 32 toward transportation and housing. Continue reading

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Asti Winery
Thursday, May 15th, 2014     

Decision on Cloverdale sprawl proposal approaches

On April 30, the Sonoma Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) conducted a public meeting in Cloverdale. Greenbelt Alliance, our allies, and members of the Cloverdale City Council attended to discuss concerns over the City’s sphere of influence (SOI) proposal. Continue reading

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sj urban village
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014     

Presenting… the community’s vision for two urban villages

The City of San Jose is close to wrapping up two more urban village plans: for West San Carlos Street and South Bascom Avenue. Read our community platform here. Continue reading

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Photo: Adam Garcia
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014     

An alternative vision for Morgan Hill (MAP)

The City wants to expand its urban footprint into the Southeast Quadrant, an area made up of 1,400 acres of working farms and greenbelt lands east of Highway 101. Here is our map for an alternative vision for Morgan Hill. Continue reading

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Photo: Adam Garcia
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014     

The Future of Agriculture in Morgan Hill

With the City’s recent plans to develop hundreds of acres of greenbelt farms in the area known as the Southeast Quadrant, the future of agriculture in Morgan Hill is under threat. Continue reading

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