In a First, Santa Rosa Denies Construction Project Due to High Fire Risk

An artists rendering of the new hotel rejected by the planning commission

On November 29, the City of Santa Rosa denied permission for a new hotel project due in part to the high risk of wildfire in the area.

Passage of AB2923 Means New Homes Near BART

AB2923 will make it easier to build near BART stations

The passage of AB2923 will help add new, transit-served homes where they’re needed most, the under-utilized lands near Bay Area BART stations.

Park Profile: Rockville Hills Regional Park

A view of Rockville Hills Regional Park

Rockville Hills Regional Park, just outside of Fairfield, is one of many delightful outdoor recreation areas in Solano County. We’re working hard to make the Solano Countywide Park and Open Space District a reality, which would help sustain Rockville Hills and other parks in the area.

Plan for Resiliency: Understand the Fire Risk Curve

Research by Alexandra Syphard maps out the fire risk of various development styles to show that sprawl development carries serious dangers. We must avoid the peak of the fire risk curve if we hope to plan for resiliency in rebuilding the North Bay.

A Dazzling Evening at Savor the Greenbelt 2018

Deputy Director Matt Vander Sluis with Oakland Mayor Libby Schaff at Savor the Greenbelt 2018

On October 11, 2018, the Greenbelt Alliance community celebrated the organization’s 60th anniversary with a gala and live auction. The more than 250 guests enjoyed dinner, local wines, and wonderful conversation at the iconic Fairmont San Francisco hotel.