(Please ignore the "Dear John" heading, and use this link to learn about the Sierra Club and its Loma Prieta Chapter for the Peninsula.)
Facts, not fear, helped us understand concepts like "managed retreat" and sea-level rise in the election debate about building a new library at the beach. (Note: Because the library tax failed to reach a two-thirds majority on November 8, it failed.)
Julie Starobin and Karen Rosenstein of Stop Quarry Rezone wrote this Pacifica Tribune op-ed for the No on Measure W campaign, which prevailed on November 8, denying the developer's bid to build 206 housing units in the quarry.
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Tuolumne River Trust needs your help to keep up the pressure on the State Water Board and protect the Bay-Delta system that we all rely on for a healthy Bay Area environment. It's good for fishing and boating, too.
Caltrans violated the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in its proposal to widen Highway 1. The sin of omission! Now Caltrans may give up on the widening project altogether. See the news video at the CBS/KPIX link above.
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New installation at Coyote Point in San Mateo lets visitors visualize how sea-level rise impacts bayside and coastside.
Former Pacifica Tribune columnist and editorial board member Ian Butler says the newspaper's new owner and publisher Sherman Frederick wrote an editorial that is all wet on sea-level rise and climate change.
I recently planted a wildflower seed "bomb" in my front yard and these three beauties came up, but I can't identify them with Google Images. Can one of you dear Riptide readers kindly help me identify them? (Farmer John)