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.
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.
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.
Greenbelt Alliance is working to fine-tune several proposed new county initiatives that are likely to increase the density and number of homes, as well as people, in the unincorporated areas of Sonoma County—beyond the nine city’s’ urban growth boundaries (UGB). We need you to make your voice heard at the Board of Supervisors meeting on October 23!
Recently, Sunnyvale residents gathered to hear from City Council candidates on issues regarding affordable housing, sustainable transportation, and climate change at the Liveable Sunnyvale Candidate Forum.
Sonoma County’s Fire Recovery Plan, which will guide rebuilding in the county, could help lead to the growth of more fire-safe communities.
In November 2018, California voters said YES to Proposition 2, which helps house homeless individuals living with mental illness.
In November 2018, voters across California approved Proposition 1, which provides $4 billion for badly needed housing across the state.
Measure V in San Jose unfortunately fell short of approval in November 2018, depriving the city of badly needed funding for homes people can afford.
In November 2018, voters in Berkeley said YES to Berkeley’s Measure O, approving funds for the preservation and development of homes people can afford.