Lines on the Land: The Contra Costa County Urban Limit Line

The Contra Costa County urban limit line helps contain sprawl near Antioch

The Contra Costa County urban limit line is one of the most powerful tools advocates have to protect greenbelt lands near East County cities such as Antioch and Brentwood.

Bob Johnson’s Path to a Lasting Legacy

Bob Johnson in his beloved Berkeley

Today, as both an outings leader and board member for Greenbelt Alliance, he introduces Bay Area residents to the dynamic communities of Berkeley, the East Bay’s stunning parks and open spaces, and the joys of seeing the world on foot. Since 1989, Bob has been helping us spread the word about the unique wonders of his chosen home.

Santa Rosa Takes Steps to Incentivize Downtown Development for More Housing

The Santa Rosa City Council approved a density bonus for projects in neighborhoods near transit that include affordable housing and community benefits. This is a huge step toward making the city center more livable and climate-smart.

County Denies Morgan Hill Sprawl, Sparing Local Farms

Morgan Hill's Southeast Quadrant

The Santa Clara County LAFCO denied the City of Morgan Hill’s Sprawl proposal which would have destroyed agricultural land in the City’s Southeast Quadrant.

Santa Clara Community Advocates, Planning Professionals Helping Decide El Camino Real Corridor’s Future

A panel of local planning experts meet to discuss the future of El Camino Real, hosted by the Santa Clara Community Advocates

The Santa Clara Community Advocates met with local planning professionals to discuss their vision for the future of the city’s El Camino Real. This community advocacy group is helping shape the future of this important transit corridor.