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17 01, 2020

East Bay Parks announces support for YES on Y and 3.5 miles of new trails

2020-01-23T15:55:55-08:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Advocacy, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Outdoor Recreation, Preservation, News, Cycling|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We’ve told you about our strong support for the YES on Open Space/YES on Magee Preserve and its benefits for hikers and conservation. This is now known as Measure Y and it will be on the Danville ballot on election day. On Tuesday, March 3, we hope you’ll join us in voting YES on Measure Y! This week, the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) affirmed its formal support for [...]

27 09, 2019

GLOBAL CLIMATE STRIKE: 1LUV WILL SOS

2019-09-27T15:34:08-07:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Advocacy, Featured Content, Conservation Inspiration, Community Conservation, Campaigns, Global Climate Strike|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Our Mount Diablo area youth speak out. Save Mount Diablo and our partner schools recently came together at our conserved Curry Canyon Ranch to support the Global Climate Strike. John Muir wrote about one love as he keenly observed the interconnectedness of everything and felt love and awe for this one great natural world of which we are a part. In this climate change crisis we face, John Muir would [...]

20 09, 2019

The Most Critical Issue of Our Time: East Bay Students, Their Families, and Save Mount Diablo Support Global Climate Strike

2019-09-19T19:54:48-07:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Advocacy, Featured Content, Announcements, Press Release, Campaigns, Global Climate Strike|Tags: , , , , |

SOS is the urgent call for the United States to come together and help the world address the existential threat of climate change. Save Mount Diablo and our partner schools recently came together at our conserved Curry Canyon Ranch, with Mount Diablo in the background, to support the Global Climate Strike. Image Credit: Sean D. Johnson WALNUT CREEK, CA–The Global Climate Strike from September 20th to 27th, inspired by the [...]

14 08, 2019

New Half-Cent Tax for Contra Costa?

2019-09-19T13:50:39-07:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Advocacy, Featured Content, Land Use Planning|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Act Now and Tell CCTA to Make an Equitable & Sustainable Transportation Plan for the County The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) is planning to place a new half-cent sales tax for transportation on the March 2020 ballot, which would raise more than $3 billion over 30 years. It's a critical opportunity to make Contra Costa County more affordable, safe, and healthy and ensure that residents with transportation barriers like seniors, youth, [...]

22 10, 2018

Vote Yes on Regional Park District Measure FF (the Extension of Measure CC) — on Your November 6 Ballot!

2018-10-18T18:08:24-07:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog, Advocacy, Featured Content, Stewardship|

Vote yes for Measure FF on your November 6 ballot! Measure FF extends the benefits of Measure CC. Measure CC was passed by Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond, Alameda, San Pablo, El Cerrito, Albany, Emeryville, and Piedmont voters in 2004 with more than two-thirds support to provide local funding for park infrastructure, maintenance, safety, and services. Measure CC is a $12 per year parcel tax and is set to expire soon. Measure [...]

18 10, 2018

What’s Happening in Sand Creek & Empire Mine Road?

2019-06-24T20:26:14-07:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Advocacy, Featured Content, Land Use Planning|

This August, we achieved a huge milestone in Antioch! "Let Antioch Voters Decide: The Sand Creek Area Protection Initiative" was officially adopted by the Antioch City Council! There have been confusing things taking place in Antioch over the past year, including two recently adopted growth control ballot initiatives in the Sand Creek area between Kaiser Hospital and the Black Diamond Mines hills. The Community Coalition’s “Let Antioch Voters Decide” Growth Control Initiative [...]