Promoting green and sustainable living in Sunnyvale
Promoting green and sustainable living in Sunnyvale

Growth Without Gridlock: A Panel Discussion

Posted by barbf on Thu, 08/07/2014 - 19:39
08/27/2014 - 19:00

Growth Without Gridlock Panel Discussion
Wednesday, August 27
7-8:30 PM

Community Choice: Accelerating the Transition to Clean, Renewable Energy

Posted by barbf on Fri, 07/18/2014 - 13:06
07/23/2014 - 19:00
07/23/2014 - 20:30

Change, Growth and Planning Presentation by Don Weden

Posted by barbf on Wed, 05/07/2014 - 14:12
05/21/2014 - 19:00
05/21/2014 - 21:00

A talk with Don Weden, Retired Santa Clara County Senior Planner

2014 Affordable Housing Tour

Posted by barbf on Wed, 05/07/2014 - 13:53
05/17/2014 - 08:00
05/17/2014 - 13:00

2014 Affordable Housing Tour

Saturday, 17th, May 2014 | 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Evolving Sunnyvale: A Presentation by Erik Calloway, Principal, Freedman, Tung + Sasaki

Posted by barbf on Wed, 03/05/2014 - 09:21
03/20/2014 - 19:00
03/20/2014 - 20:30

How have our city's population, building types and land use and transportation practices evolved over the last century?  How did global, national, state and regional forces turn Sunnyvale in to the City we see around us today?

Meeting the Challenge of Sea Level Rise in San Mateo County

Posted by barbf on Fri, 12/13/2013 - 01:24

I'm just starting to work my way through the powerpoint presentations posted from last week's event, "Meeting the Challenge of Sea Level Rise in San Mateo County."  While San Mateo County apparently bears an outsized proportion of the Bay Area and the State's vulnerability to sea level rise, parts of Santa Clara County are also vulnerable.

Sierra Club and League of Conservation Voters endorse Larsson, Hendricks and Griffith

Posted by barbf on Sat, 10/26/2013 - 09:52

Voters concerned about the environment may wish to consider the endorsements of the two environmental groups that endorse local candidates, through the work of their local endorsement committees.  Both the League of Conservation Voters and the Sierra Club came to the same conclusion and endorsed the candidates below for Sunnyvale City Council:

Sunnyvale Council Adopts Expanded Polystyrene Food Container Ordinance

Posted by barbf on Thu, 10/24/2013 - 22:44

Last Tuesday night, October 22, on a 7-0 vote, Sunnyvale Council adopted an expanded polystyrene (EPS) ordinance that bans the use of EPS food containers by food vendors and later the retail sale of these same containers.  Two members of the public spoke in support. No one spoke in opposition. Last December 18 Council had directed Council to draw up this ordinance and see to the necessary environmental impact work. A second reading of the ordinance is still required, but considered a formality.  

Signs of a Sea Change? Pension funds question fossil fuel industry

Posted by barbf on Thu, 10/24/2013 - 12:20

Major pension funds ask fossil fuel companies for climate change study

By Kevin Begos
Associated Press

Lawrence Station Area Walking Tour: Saturday, October 12, 9:30 AM

Posted by barbf on Fri, 10/18/2013 - 21:34

Lawrence Station Area walking tour – residents want better walking, biking, and transit access

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