Sue Serrone Puts the Sun in Sunnyvale: Fighting for a Thriving Community

Sue Serrone leads Livable Sunnyvale, a coalition of individuals and organizations that work together to create a more vibrant, inclusive, and people-friendly Sunnyvale. Read her story here.

Sunnyvale City Council Selects Smart Alternative For El Camino Real

The city of Sunnyvale has become ground zero for the region’s housing affordability crisis. That’s why your support for the right development in the right places is critical.

Support More Homes Along Sunnyvale’s El Camino Real

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Greenbelt Alliance Endorsed: Karlstad in Sunnyvale

Greenbelt Alliance is pleased to endorse the Karlstad project in Sunnyvale’s Fair Oaks neighborhood providing 250 new homes across the income spectrum.

A Community Comes Together in Silicon Valley

Greenbelt Alliance has worked with Livable Sunnyvale to shaping how their city grows to create a more sustainable and affordable future. Read more.

Greenbelt Alliance Endorsed: Affordable Homes in Sunnyvale

We’re excited to report that on January 25 the City of Sunnyvale approved the Edwina Benner Plaza Apartments by the non-profit affordable housing developer MidPen Housing Corporation. The development—named after the local civic leader who was first female mayor in California—will provide 66 new homes for low-income residents, along with community rooms, play areas, and after-school facilities, on an underutilized 1.32-acre lot.

Packed House in Sunnyvale for Panel on El Camino Real

Over 80 community members came together at the Sunnyvale Community Center for an inspiring panel discussion on the future of the El Camino Real corridor.

Desperate Bay Area Voters Tax Themselves to Ease Traffic, Build Housing

By Patrick May Along with the slew of propositions on this week’s California ballot to legalize pot, do away with the death penalty and ban plastic bags, there were also measures of desperation: Bay Area voters were asked to perform a sort of electoral CPR on their gridlocked, high-priced and increasingly frenetic metropolis. And in an indication of just how fed up they are, voters declared they were willing to open their… Read More

Sunnyvale’s Plan for El Camino Real

This summer, the City of Sunnyvale kicked off its El Camino Real Corridor Plan update, an opportunity to improve upon an award-winning plan and to create a more vibrant neighborhood along the corridor.

Three of the Coolest Women in Sunnyvale

The women of Sunnyvale Cool (from left to right: Margaret, Barbara, and Janani)

Profound change often comes at the hands of volunteers. In Sunnyvale, the historic block of Murphy Avenue by the Caltrain station remains a charming, bustling shopping and dining district due to the tireless efforts of one such woman, Ann Hines. Today, her legacy lives on through a committed group of environmental advocates who call themselves Sunnyvale Cool.