Media Archive


Kevin McDonald Novato Reveals Continued Importance of Bay Area Wildlife Conservation
EIN Presswire | August 7, 2020

Key Vote Tuesday on Fairfield Voter Protections
Fairfield Daily Republic | July 20, 2020

November Ballot Takes Shape for Sonoma
Sonoma Index-Tribune | July 9, 2020

LTE: Open Space Case | July 8, 2020

Close to Home: A Greenbelt Is No Place for a Resort
The Press Democrat | July 5, 2020

San Ramon Project Receives Green Seal of Approval
Pleasanton Weekly | June 30, 2020

LTE: Urban Growth Boundary is a Critical November Ballot Issue 
Sonoma Valley Sun | June 23, 2020

San Ramon: Commission to Hear Public Testimony on CityWalk Master Plan | June 15, 2020

Sonoma City Council Eyes 20-Year Renewal of UGB
Sonoma Index-Tribune | June 11, 2020

Press Release: Greenbelt Alliance Endorses New Mixed-Use Master Plan CityWalk Bishop Ranch in San Ramon
June 8, 2020

Valley Forum: Renew the Urban Growth Boundary
Sonoma Index-Tribune | June 4, 2020

Boyes Food Center Plan Now Taking Public Comment
Sonoma Index-Tribune | May 4, 2020

Letters: New Normal | April 29, 2020

Letters to the Editor: Urban Growth Boundary Effort Applauded
Santa Maria Times | April 10, 2020

Monitor Notes: Stay Safe, Stay Busy
Bay Area Monitor | March 18, 2020

Letters to the Editor: More Transparency for PAT
Kenwood Press| March 15, 2020

Letters to the Editor: We Demand Transparency on SDC
Sonoma Index-Tribune| March 5, 2020

City of Sonoma Gets Unanimous Support for Its Urban Grow Boundary Renewal
Sonoma County Gazette | February 25, 2020

Endorsement: San Jose’s Measure E Will Help Housing and Homeless Crisis
StreetsBlog SF | February 20, 2020

In East Bay County of Super-Commuters, Will a New Tax Tame Fearsome Traffic?
The Mercury News | February 19, 2020

Letters to the Editor: All in on SMART
Sonoma Valley Sun | February 17, 2020

Letters to the Editor: SMART for the Future
The Press Democrat | February 15, 2020

Sewer Service Available to Some Outside City Limits, With Exceptions
Cleveland Daily Banner | February 10, 2020

Letters to the Editor: SMART Promotes Climate-wise Growth
Sonoma Index-Tribune | February 10, 2020

Marin IJ Readers’ Forum: SMART Train Tax: Vote Yes on Measure I
Marin Independent Journal | February 8, 2020

2nd District Q&A: Regional Park and Open Space District
Daily Republic | February 7, 2020

Can the ‘Missing Middle’ Democratize Sonoma’s Housing?
Sonoma Index-Tribune | February 6, 2020

Contra Costa County Agricultural Preservation, Economic Update in the Works
Danville SanRamon | February 5, 2020

More Affordable Homes on Caltrain Line
San Mateo Daily Journal | February 5, 2020

City of Sonoma Ready to Renew Urban Growth Boundary
Sonoma Valley Sun | February 3, 2020

Editorial: Yes on Contra Costa County Measure J, a Transportation Tax Increase
MSN.COM | January 29, 2020

Editorial: Yes on Contra Costa County Measure J, a Transportation Tax Increase
San Francisco Chronicle | January 29, 2020

Judge Rejects Group’s Claim That Contra Costa County Sales Tax Measure Deceives Voters
East Bay Times | January 11, 2020

Climate Healthy Communities Start With Urban Growth Boundaries
Sonoma County Gazette | January 9, 2020

Bought Up
North Bay Bohemian | January 8, 2020

Valley Forum: UGB Has Served Sonoma Well
Sonoma Index Tribune | January 2, 2020

As the Sea Rises and Climate Changes, a Bay Area City Plans 469 Single Family Homes On a Bayshore Flood Zone
Bay Nature | November 14, 2019

Rohnert Park Voters Ovewhelmingly Renew Open Space Protections
Sonoma County Gazette | November 11, 2019

Newark Luxury Development Would Pave Over Wetlands, Displacing Wildlife & Increasing Risk from Sea Level Rise
Sierra Club San Francisco Bay | November 8, 2019

RP Voters Overwhelmingly Renew Open Space Protections
The Community Voice | November 8, 2019

Rohnert Park Passes Measure B, Locking in Urban Growth Boundary Through 2040
The Press Democrat | November 6, 2019

Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Renewing Urban Growth Boundary For 20 Years
SFGate | November 5, 2019

Future of Brentwood’s Western Edge in Voters’ Hands with Measure L
East Bay Times | November 2, 2019

Voters Will Consider Renewing Urban Growth Boundary on Nov. 5
SFGate | November 2, 2019

The Gentle Giants of Mount Diablo | October 10, 2019

Opponents Spar Over Land Swap
The Brentwood Press | October 10, 2019

Don’t Be Alarmed by Armies of Tarantulas. They’re Just Looking for Love.
The Wall Street Journal | October 8, 2019

Sonoma County Seeks Single Review, Rezoning for Dozens of Potential High-Density Housing Projects
The Press Democrat | October 4, 2019

Editorial: Brentwood Should Reject Sprawl; Vote No on Measure L
East Bay Times | October 4, 2019

Sonoma County Supervisors Remove Granny Unit Restrictions on Some Farm Parcels
The Press Democrat| September 30, 2019

Brentwood: Measure L Voter Guide Released
East County Today | September 28, 2019

New Sales Tax Proposal for Transportation Work Gets Contra Costa Supervisors’ Blessing
East Bay Times | September 24, 2019

RP to Vote on Protecting Open Space and Preventing Sprawl
The Community Voice | September 20, 2019

Assembly Passes Accessory Dwelling Units Bill to Encourage More Construction, California State Senator Reports
Sierra Sun Times | September 16, 2019

Regional Park Supporters Urge Solano Supervisors to Move Forward
Fairfield Daily Republic | September 15, 2019

Renew Sonoma’s Urban Growth Boundary
Sonoma Valley Sun | September 3, 2019

Open Space Park or Hotel? The Future of the Burlingame Shoreline Could Set a Precedent for Climate Adaptation
Bay Nature | September 3, 2019

New Half-Cent Sales Tax in Contra Costa? Save Mount Diablo Coalition Urges Action on Vote.
The Pioneer | August 20, 2019

Letter to the Editor: In Support of Scenic Expansion
The Healdsburg Tribune | August 15, 2019

Urban Growth Boundary Benefits
The Community Voice | August 9, 2019

Brentwood City Council Votes for Urban Limit Line Special Election in November
The Brentwood Press | August 1, 2019

Scenic Landscape Proposal Under Fire
The Healdsburg Tribune | August 1, 2019

Brentwood Voters to Decide on Moving Urban Limit Line in November, Could Add 2,400 Homes
East County Today | July 28, 2019

Voters to Decide If Brentwood’s Boundary Should Expand for Big Housing Project
East Bay Times | July 26, 2019

Council: Study Needed Before Brentwood’s Boundary is Extended for Huge Housing Project
East Bay Times | June 27, 2019

The Future of Bay Area Open Space and Housing
Bay Nature | June 4, 2019

Letter: New Housing Plan Fulfills Wishes of Many SJ Voters
San Jose Mercury News | May 15, 2019

Sunday’s Letters to the Editor
The Press Democrat | May 12, 2019

Close to Home: Sonoma County at a Crossroads
The Press Democrat | May 9, 2019

The Other Bay Area Housing Crisis
Beyond Chron | May 7, 2019

Vision for Open Space, Affordable Housing Included in State Budget Request
Sonoma Index-Tribune | May 6, 2019

Community Expresses Concerns Over Proposed Large Brentwood Development Project
The Press | May 2, 2019

General Plan Offers Sonoma County Chance to Chart Path Forward
Sonoma County Gazette | April 24, 2019

Greenbelt Alliance Names New CEO
Climate Online | April 23, 2019

Stop Urban Limit Line-Busting Development
The Press | April 18, 2019

Finer Points of California-Sonoma Agreement on SDC’s Future
Sonoma Index-Tribune | April 8, 2019

Assemblymember Ash Kalra Introduces Bill to Protect Coyote Valley
San Jose Spotlight | March 27, 2019

New Development Within City Plans
The Brentwood Press | March 7, 2019

Developer Wants to Expand Brentwood Boundary to Build Up to 2,400 Homes
East Bay Times | March 6, 2019

Bay Area Aiming at Housing Shortages
The Kenwood Press | March 1, 2019

Opinion: Don’t Let Brentwood’s Urban Limit Line be Moved
East Bay Times | February 24, 2019

Opinion: Housing is Key to Mountain View’s North Bayshore Success
San Jose Mercury News | February 22, 2019

Santa Rosa Delays Vote on Marriott Hotel in Burn Zone Near Cancer Center
The Press Democrat | February 13, 2019

San Jose City Council Talks Measure T, Closing the ‘Digital Divide’
San José Spotlight | February 12, 2019

Letters for the Week of Feb. 6 –  Feb. 12—“Can Building Housing Lower Rents?” Feature, 1/2—It’s More Complex
East Bay Express | February 6, 2019

San Jose: Environmental Groups Urge City to Preserve Coyote Valley
San Jose Mercury News | January 22, 2019

Environmentalists, Lawmakers, Landowners Plan Future of Coyote Valley
KPIX TV | January 22, 2019

Groups Rally to Protect Coyote Valley from Development
SF Gate | January 22, 2019

Opinion: Follow the Will of Voters and Protect San Jose’s Coyote Valley
San Jose Mercury News | January 21, 2019

Greenbelt Alliance Hikes Offer Opportunities to Connect with Nature in the New Year
The Independent | January 3, 2019

Bill to Boost Densities Near Transit Reintroduced
The Independent | December 27, 2018

Coincidence: Solstice, Full Moon and Meteor Shower
San Jose Mercury News | December 20, 2018

Report from Alliance for a Just Recovery Meeting
Sonoma Valley Sun | November 26, 2018

Sonoma County’s Low-Income Workers Left out of Local Recovery from 2017 Wildfire
The Press Democrat | November 20, 2018

Rohnert Park Approves $400 Million City Hub Called Station Avenue
The Press Democrat | November 13, 2018

Upgraded Sobrato Football Field Remains Longshot
Morgan Hill Times | November 8, 2018

Justice & Recovery: After the Fires, a Plan for Equitable Action
North Bay Bohemian | November 5, 2018

North Bay Ballot Proposes Housing, Fire Protection Measures
Golden Gate Xpress | November 1, 2018

Novato Council OKs Exception to Urban Sprawl Rules
Marin Independent Journal | October 31, 2018

Supervisors Consider New Regional Housing Planning Effort, Pass Zoning Amendments
Sonoma County Gazette | October 23, 2018

Sonoma County Embraces Denser Urban Developments
The Press Democrat | October 23, 2018

Novato Commission Waives Sprawl Rule at Black Point Site
Marin Independent Journal | October 17, 2018

Sunday’s Letters to the Editor
The Press Democrat | October 14, 2018

State Propositions for November 2018 Ballot
The Daily Californian | October 12, 2018

BART Housing Bill Signed by Governor Brown
East County Today | October 1, 2018

Novato Home Proposal Mired in Sprawl Controversy
Marin Independent Journal | September 24, 2018

Business, Labor Groups Fail to Find Common Ground on Santa Rosa Housing Bond
Sonoma County Gazette | September 21, 2018

News Briefs: Novato Delays UGB Vote
Pacific Sun | September 19, 2018

Tesla Area Conservation Bill Moving Ahead
The Independent | August 16, 2018

Agencies Accelerate Efforts to Build Transit-Oriented Development
Bay Area Monitor | August 15, 2018

Planning for the Next Generation
Sonoma Valley Sun | August 11, 2018

Close to Home: Building Boldly
The Press Democrat | August 5, 2018

Alameda Point Mixed-use Project, California
Design Build Network | August 2, 2018

Tassajara Valley Cemetery Proposal Project Stalls After Supporter Dies
East Bay Times | July 30, 2018

Antioch Approves Developer-Backed Open-Space Initiative
East Bay Times | July 26, 2018

Antioch: Dueling Open-Space Initiatives Go Before Council
East Bay Times | July 11, 2018

The Trail Blazers: Local Eco-Pioneers Lead the Way
Sonoma Valley Sun | June 21, 2018

The Sword and the Shield: Is CEQA to Blame for the North Bay’s Housing Crisis?
North Bay Bohemian | June 19, 2018

Napa Land Trust Protects More Lake Berryessa Land from Development
Napa Valley Register | June 17, 2018

No to Napa Oaks – Report Proves We Have Plenty of Existing Land Zoned for Housing
Napa Valley Register | June 13, 2018

Election 2018: Environmental Measures Were Big Winners in California, Bay Area Races
San Jose Mercury News | June 8, 2018

June 2018 Election Round-Up
Streetsblog CA | June 6, 2018

Election 2018: San Jose’s Competing Housing Measures
KQED Forum | May 30, 2018

Santa Rosa Narrows Permit Streamlining to Areas near Transit
The Press Democrat | May 23, 2018

Santa Rosa Mayor Talks Further Plans to Increase Housing After Fires and Amid Shortage
North Bay Business Journal | May 21, 2018

Letter: Measure B Exempts the Developers from Public Environmental Review
San Jose Mercury News | May 15, 2018

What’s Next for Downtown Santa Rosa a Year After New Square?
The Press Democrat | May 13, 2018

Residents File Sand Creek Counter Measure
The Press | May 10, 2018

Sonoma County Government Offices May Move to Downtown Santa Rosa, Freeing up Space for Future Housing
Sonoma Index Tribune | May 8, 2018

Report: America Is Losing Its Best Farmland
San Francisco Chronicle | May 8, 2018

County Move Could Mean Room for at Least 1,400 Homes
Petaluma Argus Courier | May 8, 2018

Sonoma County Government Offices May Move to Downtown Santa Rosa, Freeing up Space for Future Housing
The Press Democrat | May 7, 2018

Sonoma County Housing – How Much and Where? Can We Build Our Way to Affordable Housing?
Sonoma County Gazette | May 5, 2018

Santa Rosa City Council Approves Measures to Speed New Housing Projects
The Press Democrat | May 1, 2018

Santa Rosa to Consider Streamlining Housing Process Citywide
The Press Democrat | April 30, 2018

Showdown Looms as Counter-Initiative for Antioch Development Proposed
East Bay Times | April 30, 2018

Letters: Prop 68 and Thanks for Fashion Fundraiser
Benicia Herald | April 29, 2018

Bob Berman: Support Prop. 68
Vallejo Times Herald | April 29, 2018

Opinion: Why San Jose Voters Should Defeat Measure B, Support Measure C
San Jose Mercury News | April 28, 2018

Exclusive: Nearly 500 Homes next to This East Bay BART Station Could Transform a Neighborhood
San Francisco Business Times | April 23, 2018

Sierra Club Solano Group: Why We Back Proposition 68
Vallejo Times-Herald | April 11, 2018

Will Silicon Valley Be Ground Zero for SB35?
California Planning and Development Review | April 8, 2018

Disneyland on Alcohol: A Sober Journey into the Hospitality Industrial Complex
Sonoma Valley Sun | April 5, 2018

Antioch: Residents, Environmentalists Work to Give Voters Say on More Houses
East Bay Times | March 26, 2018

Public Weighs in on Proposed CEQA VMT/LOS Changes
Streetsblog CA | March 15, 2018

Coalition Launches Effort to Protect Sand Creek Area
The Press | March 7, 2018

San Jose City Council to Vote on Ambitious New Climate Plan
San Jose Inside | February 26, 2018

Fire aftermath: Sonoma County Steps Up Effort to Prevent Next Big Disaster
San Francisco Chronicle | February 13, 2018

Guest Commentary: Our Future of Self-Driving Cars
Streetsblog California | February 13, 2018

Safe Houses: Rebuilding in Fire Zones Requires New Thinking
North Bay Bohemian | January 16, 2018

En Californie, L’éTalement Urbain Mis En Cause Dans Les Incendies
(California Sprawl Blamed in Fire)

La Croix | December 17, 2017

Marin Voice: Marin’s Ranking in Inequality Should be Troubling
Marin Independent Journal | December 16, 2017

Press Release: Greenbelt Alliance Endorsed: Bradford Senior Housing Project Approved in Redwood City
December 21, 2017

Hot Topics—Fire Historian Gregory Simon Weighs in on North Bay fires
North Bay Bohemian | December 19, 2017

Fire and Rain – Let the Rebuild Begin!
Sonoma County Gazette | November 21, 2017

Why One of the Biggest Barriers to Rebuilding Santa Rosa May Be an Endangered Salamander
San Francisco Business Times | November 6, 2017

Blazing Speed: Urban Growth Boundaries up for a Vote as Post-Fire Rebuild Plans Come into Focus
North Bay Bohemian | October 31, 2017

Bay Area Sprawl Has Put Homes in the Path of Fires—What Now?
KQED Science | October 26, 2017

As California’s Population Grows, People Are Moving into More Fire-Prone Areas
NPR: All Things Considered | October 25, 2017

Novato Voters to Decide Fate of Greenbelt
Marin Independent Journal | October 2, 2017

Growing Sonoma Bursts at its Seams
San Francisco Magazine | September 25, 2017

Letter to the Editor: Ask the Voters
The Press Democrat | September 19, 2017

South Vallejo Group to Meet Sunday
Times-Herald News | September 15, 2017

Competition Looks at Redesign for S.F. Bay as Sea Level Rises
San Francisco Chronicle | September 14, 2017

Press Release: Governor Jerry Brown Signs Legislation to Move Forward Solano Countywide Park District
September 6, 2017

Growing Concern: Organic Farms Need a New Generation to Keep Them Alive
San Francisco Chronicle | August 21, 2017

Website Designed to Link Benefits of a ‘Green’ Bay Area
Fairfield Daily Republic | August 9, 2017

Housing, Open Space Protection Important
The Independent | July 27, 2017

BART’s Other Delays: Development near Its Stations Slows to a Crawl
San Francisco Business Times | July 26, 2017

Check out These Five Missed Development Opportunities near Transit
San Francisco Business Times | July 25, 2017

Details of Growth Boundary Ordinance Examined
Novato Advance | July 12, 2017

Letter to the Editor: No Reason to Alter City’s Growth Boundaries
Marin Independent Journal | July 7, 2017

Bill Evers, SF Environmentalist and Attorney, Dies at 90
SF Gate | July 6, 2017

Event Center Proposed in Windsor Green Belt Area
The Windsor Times | June 29, 2017

Ex-Cloverleaf Ranch Site Proposal Sparks Debate over Rural Buffer Zones
The Press Democrat | June 25, 2017

Solano County Orderly Growth Committee’s Recology Settlement Funds New Office
Times-Herald News | June 13, 2017

Windsor Looks to Extend the Life of Its Urban Growth Boundary
The Press Democrat | June 11, 2017

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Touts California’s Green Economy in Sonoma County Event
The Press Democrat | June 10, 2017

Dealing with the Sprawl Devil
The East Bay Monthly | June 2017

Design Teams Compete for Best Solution to Sea-Level Conundrum
San Francisco Chronicle | May 30, 2017

Organization Works to Save Mount Diablo Natural Lands from Development
East Bay Times | May 30, 2017

Teri Shore of Greenbelt Alliance Recognized with Award
Sonoma Index-Tribune | May 22, 2017

Marin Voice: Support Needed for Downtown SMART Trian Stop
Marin Independent Journal | May 20, 2017

Sonoma Activist is County ‘Environmentalist of the Year’
Sonoma Valley Sun| May 19, 2017

Group Looks at ‘Greening of the Springs’
Sonoma Index-Tribune | May 15, 2017

Sprawl Isn’t the Solution to the Bay Area’s Housing Needs — and It Hurts Our Ability to Ensure Water Supplies as Well
San Francisco Business Times | May 11, 2017

KBLX Cares Interview with Sterling James: Greenbelt Alliance’s CEO Jeremy Madsen
KBLX 102.9 FM | May 5, 2017

Honoring Five Environmental Grassroots Leaders
Sonoma County Gazette | April 25, 2017

General Plan, El Camino Real to Get a Facelift
The Santa Clara Weekly | April 25, 2017

Blueprint for Bay Area Aims to ‘Change the Dynamics’ of Housing Crisis
San Francisco Chronicle | April 15, 2017

Tassajara Valley: Big Cemetery Proposal Not Dead Yet
East Bay Times | April 10, 2017

Bair Island Attracts Visitors Looking to Escape Bay Area Development
Peninsula Press, a Project of Stanford Journalism | March 8, 2017

Environmental Group Monitoring East Contra Costa’s Disappearing Open Space
East Bay Times | March 27, 2017

How Big SF Would Be If It Were as Dense as Other Cities
SF Gate | March 13, 2017

Novato Voters to Decide Fate of Green Belt
Marin Independent Journal | March 12, 2017

Development Limites Could be Placed on Ballot
Novato Advance | March 2, 2017

Letter to the Editor: Novato Council Should Put Growth Issue on Ballot
Marin Independent Journal | February 28, 2017

Jake Mackenzie Elected Chair of Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Mass Transit Magazine | February 22, 2017

Finding a Way Home
Bay Area Monitor | February/March 2017 

Antioch Community Forum to Focus on Large Housing Project
East Bay Times | February 8, 2017

Greenbelt Alliance Has Praise and Warnings for Napa County
Napa Valley Register | February 4, 2017

Our View: Loosening Greenbelt Is the Wrong Approach to Housing
San Francisco Business Times | February 2, 2017

Report Finds Development Pressures Could Result in Loss of Agriculture, Open Space Lands
The Independent | February 2, 2017

Sonoma County Sees Gains in Open Space Protection, but Threats Remain, Report Finds
Sonoma Index-Tribune | February 1, 2017

Bay Area Open Space Under Threat By Sprawl, Study Warns
San Francisco Chronicle | January 31, 2017

New Report Outlines What’s At Risk If We Lose Bay Area’s Greenbelt
KQED | January 31, 2017

New Report Shows Huge Gains In Bay Area Open Space, But Nearly 300,000 Acres Still At Risk
San Jose Mercury News | January 31, 2017

Report: Development Puts Solano County Greenbelt ‘At Risk’
Fairfield Daily Republic | January 31, 2017

‘Greenbelt’ Report Urges Marin To Protect Open Space
Marin Independent Journal | January 31, 2017

In The Face Of Urban Nimbyism, Sprawl Threatens 293,100 Acres Of Bay Area Green
San Francisco Business Times | January 31, 2017

Sonoma County Sees Gains In Open Space Protection, But Threats Remain, Report Finds
The Press Democrat | January 31, 2017

Why Trump’s Immigration Actions Worry Bay Area Food Businesses
East Bay Times | January 26, 2017

Menlo Park Hits Milestone With Station 1300 Approval
San Jose Mercury News | January 26, 2017

Contra Costa County Adopts Agriculture And Open Space Policy
East Bay Times | December 13, 2016

Plan Bay Area Update Calls For 30 Percent More Housing By 2040
San Francisco Business Times | November 18, 2016

Sonoma County’s Community Separators Preserved For 20 More Years
Sonoma West Times & News | November 16, 2016

Open Space, Growth Control A Big Winner In Tuesday’s Election
Sonoma Valley Sun | November 11, 2016

Desperate Bay Area Voters Tax Themselves To Ease Traffic, Build Housing
San Jose Mercury News | November 11, 2016

Sonoma County Voters Strongly Favor Open Space And Growth Control
Indy Bay | November 9, 2016

Savor the Greenbelt 2016
San Francisco Magazine | October, 2016

Measure K Renews Voter Protections For Community Separators
Sonoma County Gazette | October 15, 2016

On The Ballot: Community Separators; Measure K Seeks To Preserve Green Space
Sonoma West Times & News | October 12, 2016

Antioch Council Candidates Debate Land-Use Issues
East Bay Times | October 4, 2016

Can Brisbane Be Forced To Add Housing It Doesn’t Want?
San Francisco Business Times | September 28, 2016

Brisbane Pushes Huge Development Without Housing
San Francisco Chronicle | September 21, 2016

Comments Sought On Plan Bay Area Update
San Francisco Chronicle | September 21, 2016

Sonoma County Voters To Have Chance Extending Greenbelts
The Press Democrat | July 25, 2016

Nimbys Rally To Shrink 670-Unit Housing Proposal Near Fremont Bart
San Francisco Business Times | July 15, 2016

Sonoma County Supervisor Contests Will Determine Balance Of Power
Sonoma Valley Sun | May 27, 2016

Comments Sought On Plan Bay Area Update
The Independent | May 26, 2016

Meet Visionary Sonoma Farmers On Educational Tour
Sonoma County Gazette | May 15, 2016

Bike Month In The Rest Of The Bay Area: This Party Is No Joke
Streetsblog California | May 9, 2016

Proposed Contra Costa Sales Tax Could Raise Nearly $3 Billion For Transportation
East Bay Times | May 5, 2016

Hundreds To Convene In Mountain View To Help Silicon Valley “Get Moving”
Mass Transit | April 26, 2016

Reading Honors Bill Kortum’s Legacy Ahead Of Earth Day
The Press Democrat | April 15, 2016

Community Separators News And Updates
Sonoma County Gazette | April 12, 2016

Community Separator Workshop In Kenwood
Sonoma Index Tribune | March 30, 2016

Guest Commentary: East Contra Costa Farms Need Your Help To Survive
Contra Costa Times | March 18, 2016

Greenbelt Alliance Report Outlines Challenges To Farming
Contra Costa Times | March 11, 2016

Summit Shares Ideas On Ending Sprawl, Expanding Water Conservation
California Economic Summit | March 9, 2016

Sebastopol UGB Renewal Making Headway
Sonoma West Times & News | March 2, 2016

Around The Bay
San Jose Mercury News | February 25, 2016

John Sutter Of East Bay Regional Park Board To Retire
Contra Costa Times | February 24, 2016

Urban Development Threatens Local Ranchers And Food Producers, According To A Ne
Sonoma Valley Sun | February 23, 2016

Santa Clara County Taking Fresh Look At Saving Farmland
San Jose Mercury News | February 22, 2016

Trouble Down On The Farm
Curbed SF | February 22, 2016

Report Urges Marin And Region To Be Vigilant In Protecting Farms From Development
Marin Independent Journal | February 21, 2016

Santa Rosa Smart Jennings Avenue Railway Crossing
Sonoma County Gazette | February 5, 2016

Can Fees On Market-Rate Housing Subsidize Affordability In Oakland?
Oakland Magazine | February 4, 2016

New Funding Round Gives Boost To Open Space
The Independent | January 6, 2016

Green Light For Sonoma County Greenbelts
Sonoma County Gazette | January 2, 2016

Sebastopol Must Renew Urban Growth Boundary
Sonoma County Gazette | January 1, 2016

Sonoma County Open Space Protections Heading To Ballot
Petaluma Argus Courier | December 24, 2015

Walnut Creek Downtown Condo Question Flung Back To City Council
Contra Costa Times | December 24, 2015

County Supports Future Of Greenbelts
Sonoma West Times & News | December 16, 2015

Sonoma County Supervisors Endorse Voter Decision On Open Space Buffers
The Press Democrat | December 16, 2015

Greenbelts Being Considered For 2016 Ballot
KSRO | December 15, 2015

Sonoma County May Ask Voters To Continue Greenbelts
The Press Democrat | December 13, 2015

Building Boom Amid Disaster: New Housing Springs Up During Calif. Drought
Al Jazeera America | December 11, 2015

Close To Home: Keeping Greenbelts Amid Crisis In Housing
The Press Democrat | December 6, 2015

Will Development Impact Fees In Oakland Kill New Housing?
San Francisco Business Times | November 27, 2015

Upfront: Mind The Gap
Pacific Sun | November 25, 2015

Scenic Ranch With Colorful History Becomes New Park East Of San Jose
San Jose Mercury News | November 19, 2015

Housing Activists Push For ‘Highest Possible’ Oakland Impact Fees As Mayor Calls For Patience
San Francisco Business Times | November 18, 2015

Jeremy Madsen: Being Smarter About Land Use Can Help Fight Against Drought
San Jose Mercury News | November 11, 2015

Bay Area Group’s Housing Solution: Punish Cities That Don’t Build
San Francisco Chronicle | November 6, 2015

Protecting Green Places Between Towns And Cities
Sonoma Valley Sun | November 6, 2015

Sonoma County Community Separators: A Space To Breathe
Sonoma County Gazette | November 1, 2015

Housing Crisis: Equity And Environmental Discussion
KPFA | October 30, 2015

Planners Try To Keep Pace With Prosperity
San Francisco Chronicle | October 20, 2015

Community Separators Could Be A Voter Favorite In 2016
Kenwood Press | October 15, 2015

Housing Crisis Spurs Fight Over The Soul Of The S.F. Sierra Club Chapter
San Francisco Business Times | October 7, 2015

Amid Housing Crunch, Push To Renew Sonoma County’s Greenbelt Protections Fans Debate
The Press Democrat | October 5, 2015

Oakland Favors Bank Over Bus Riders
East Bay Express | September 30, 2015

Guest Commentary: Concord Naval Weapons Station: Getting It Right Means Getting It In Writing
Contra Costa Times | September 27, 2015

Citizen Advisory Group Backs Greenbelt Renewal
Kenwood Press | September 1, 2015

Sonoma County Greenbelt Protections Set To Expire
Sonoma County Gazette | September 1, 2015

Editorial: Community Separators Nature’s Bulwark Against The Next San Jose
Sonoma Index Tribune | August 27, 2015

Enviros Push For Community Separators
Sonoma Index Tribune | August 24, 2015

Protecting Greenbelts In Sonoma
Sonoma Valley Sun | August 21, 2015

Oped: ‘Grapes Versus Eggs’ Sonoma County’s Goliath Vs. David Story
Sonoma County Gazette | August 8, 2015

Open Space Committee Hear About Area’s Environmental ‘Hot Spots’
The Independent | July 23, 2015

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo: New Era Of Conservation Gaining Momentum In Coyote Valley
San Jose Mercury News | June 27, 2015

New Park In Silicon Valley Opens Saturday, Rekindling Debate Over Future Of Coyote Valley
San Jose Mercury News | June 24, 2015

Mapping The Bay Area’s Wild Places
Bay Nature | June 4, 2015

Meet The Winners of 13 Knight Foundation Grants Intended To Burnish Downtown San Jose’s Appeal
Silicon Valley Business Journal | May 27, 2015

Committee Pursues Policy On Open Space
The Independent | May 21, 2015

Assembly Committee Moves Bill To Delay Level Of Service Phase-Out
Streetsblog California | April 29, 2015

Santa Clara County Approves Deals For Five Solar Farms From Sunpower
San Jose Mercury News | April 7, 2015

City Weighs New Fees For Developers; Redwood City Boom Spurs Study Of Community
San Mateo Daily Journal | March 25, 2015

Sunnyvale Says ‘Yes’ To Affordable Housing Fee For Apartments
Silicon Valley Business Journal | March 18, 2015

Why Are Developers Still Building Sprawl?
The Atlantic | February 24, 2015

San Mateo Adopts Vision Zero And Los Reform With Sustainable Streets Plan
Streetsblog SF | February 20, 2015

Redwood City Studies Developer Housing Fee: Planning Commission Considers Community Benefits Program
San Mateo Daily Journal | February 19, 2015

East Palo Alto City Council Oks Senior-Housing Development
Palo Alto Weekly | February 18, 2015

Council Approves Major Plan For El Camino Real
Mountain View Voice | November 20, 2014

‘Driving Miles’ Is Best Measure Of New Development
San Francisco Chronicle | November 19, 2014

Resounding Defeat For Measure T
The Independent | November 14, 2014

Bay Area Votes In Favor Of Open Space And ‘Smart’ Growth
KQED | November 5, 2014

Hefty Outside Contributions Pour In To Defeat Berkeley Zoning Measure
Contra Costa Times | October 24, 2014

Decision In Dublin: Development Or Open Space In Canyon?
San Francisco Chronicle | October 3, 2014

Contra Costa Times Editorial: Dublin Voters Should Decide To Reject Measure T
Contra Costa Times | October 2, 2014

These Development Measures Are Really Antigrowth
San Francisco Chronicle | September 27, 2014

Apps And Tech Tools For Making The World A Better Place
San Jose Mercury News | September 5, 2014

Marin Housing Plan: 10 Sites 502 Dwellings
Marin Independent Journal | August 26, 2014

ABAG Sharpens Process To Identify Open Space Preservation
The Independent | August 8, 2014

Questions Raised Tassajara Valley Development Plans And Impact On County ULL
Contra Costa Times | July 8, 2014

San Jose Diridon Area Plan Could Add Parking, Lose Trail, Pass Council Tues
Streetsblog SF | June 16, 2014

Dublin City Council To Developers: Leave Doolan Canyon Alone
Around Dublin Blog | June 9, 2014

SAP Arena Wants Parking Crater Around San Jose Diridon Caltrain Station
Streetsblog SF | June 6, 2014

Diridon Plan: San Jose Should Heed Recommendations Of The Community
San Jose Mercury News | June 6, 2014

Investors Eye San Jose Hillsides For Luxury Subdivision
San Jose Inside | April 9, 2014

‘Armchair Tour’ Of Contra Costa County’s Mount Diablo
Contra Costa Times | March 27, 2014

Environmental Documents For Pittsburg Expressway Headed Toward Final Stretch
Contra Costa Times | March 17, 2014