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What Sonoma County Must Do: City council rejects Napa Oaks project

Napa Register: City council rejects Napa Oaks project Kevin Courtney Instead of being developed with luxury homes, 80 acres of oak-studded hillside in southwest Napa will remain a green belt buffer, the City Council decided Tuesday. The council unanimously rejected Napa Oaks, a planned gated community of 62 houses on Old Sonoma Road where the …

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Sonoma Coast in Peril……again….

“……acknowledged that readily-available scientific recommendations had not been incorporated in the draft since 2008. She acknowledged that compared to previous Local Coastal Plans, ESHA categories had been reduced from 3 to 1, completely excluding areas of future potentially sensitive habitat…….. ……also acknowledged that no other entities of coastal governance had been consulted in the writing …

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Local Coastal Plan (LCP) needs you……

Reviewers are calling the Draft Local Coastal Plan as written a roadmap for development by special interests. Ask not what the coast can do for you but what you can do for your coast…..SAVE THE COAST…..AGAIN Preserve Rural Sonoma County: Will our coast turn into another Malibu or not? This Sunday, November 17: First Public Workshop …

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Please help us oppose CEQA-weakening bills SB 25 and SB 621

ASSAULT ON THE ENVIRONMENT BY DEVELOPERS   Please help us oppose CEQA-weakening bills SB 25 and SB 621 Thanks again to everyone who signed their names onto our last pro-CEQA letter. Since we last reached out, we have been tracking updates on the legislative front concerning two new CEQA bills: SB 25 and SB 621.  …

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PLP17-0017 Proposal gas station Hwy 116/Stony Point Rd

PLP17-0017 Proposal gas station Hwy 116/Stony Point Rd Re: PLP17-0017 Proposal to build a 16-pump ARCO gas station (including 4 diesel pumps), with 24/7 convenience store and drive thru’ carwash at 7180 Hwy 116/Stony Point Road in the unincorporated area between Cotati and Sebastopol Dear Supervisor Rabbitt, Planning Commissioner Tamura, Planning Commissioner Reed, and Planning …

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Lopez and the Coast: Letter to the editor

Lopez and the coast EDITOR: Please keep running the columns by Steve Lopez of the Los Angeles Times on the corrupt, back-room dealings of the California Coastal Commission. He understands thoroughly the scope and nature of this corruption. His well-researched and reported columns give readers a clear insight into the ways these self-aggrandizing commission members …

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