An inspiring story by local advocate Evan Gorman on his fight to stop the Sand Creek Focus Area plan of sprawl development in his hometown, Antioch, CA.
The people of Novato voted overwhelmingly to pass Measure D—protecting open space and halting sprawl in Novato for another 25 years. Only a simple majority vote of 51% was needed, but Measure D passed by nearly 73% to renew the existing urban growth boundary (UGB).
While community separators didn’t stop the Tubb’s fire in Santa Rosa, without them, the damage could have been much worse. Read more.
Greenbelt Alliance and partners defeated Antioch’s sprawl plan for the Sand Creek Focus Area, a win against sprawl development, but more battles to fight.
Jeremy Madsen has joined the Committee for Affordable and Sustainable Accommodations (CASA) an MTC task force focused on solving the housing crisis.