Stories! Stories! Stories!
June 14, 2016
It’s been a busy and exciting month so far. Measure AA, the Bay Area’s first ever nine-county ballot measure, passed with a 2/3rd majority. Measure A passed in Santa Clara, AND Proposition B in San Francisco also passed!
Keep scrolling for more new and exciting stories from the past few weeks….
- The Trust for Public Land releases a poll stating that San Francisco has the fifth-best urban parks system in the country.
- Mount Diablo Interpretive Association publishes a hiker’s guide featuring hikes for all skill levels.
- Park officials will consider thousands of remarks now that the public comment period has ended on the off-leash dog issue. Marin’s park lands could face dog restrictions by next year.
- North Coast beaches get an ‘A’ for water quality in the annual Heal the Bay Report.
- The Olema-based Salmon Protection and Watershed Network will get $490,000 from a state agency to improve creekside conditions on Lagunitas Creek.
- Feeding off the continuing interest in eating fresh, local food, developers are designing communities around farms in the newest housing trend.
- Historic dam removal project celebrated in Carmel Valley.
- Sonoma Land Trust is finalizing a deal to add land to Hood Mountain Regional Park.
- A group of nature guides from the Indian American theatre group Naatak will be featured on an upcoming episode of NBC’s TV show “OpenRoad with Doug McConnell.”
- Climate scientists say surface temperatures along the equator of the Pacific Ocean have returned to normal, indicating a final end to the 2015-2016 El Niño season.