Email the Solano County Board of Supervisors below to support a Park and Open Space District. Solano is the only county in the Bay Area that does not have a countywide park and open space district, which provides funding for parks, greater access to parks and trails, and expanded stewardship of park lands. Show your support in four steps below. Ask the Board of Supervisors to bring forth two ballot measures in… Read More
For over a decade Greenbelt Alliance has worked to protect 2,200 acres of the East Bay’s former Concord Naval Weapons Station—an area double the size of Golden Gate Park. On July 2, the U.S. Navy finally transferred the land to the East Bay Regional Park District to make it official. The new park that will be developed will create more ways to get out in nature with new trails and campgrounds. Plans also include a visitor… Read More
On May 16, Greenbelt Alliance was delighted to attend the Grand Opening of Edwina Benner Plaza, along with non-profit affordable housing developer MidPen Housing Corporation and their partners. The development was named after California’s first female mayor, Edwina Benner, who served as mayor of Sunnyvale from 1924 to 1926 and again from 1937 to 1938. Her niece, Beverly David, was among the speakers at the grand opening. The project received the Greenbelt… Read More
Add your name to sign the petition below & send a letter to the Mayor and City Council! We must show our support for the City’s plans to build a Homeless Navigation Center in Fremont. As a Compassionate City, we understand that the current shelter crisis is a threat to the safety and well-being of those experiencing homelessness. We applaud the City’s methodical process for narrowing down potential sites, and for recognizing… Read More
As Contra Costa County considers a new tax to fund transportation improvements, we must ensure those funds go to projects like improved public transit service, better bike infrastructure, and walkable neighborhoods.