- Sonoma county residents continue fighting sudden-oak death to defend their oaks. [The Press Democrat]
- While several states have taken the reigns to reopen their national parks, CA can’t foot the bill. [San Francisco Chronicle]
- Yale study finds 79 percent of Californians believe climate change is happening. [Yale Project on Climate Change Communication]
- Mountain View City Council votes for new community park to increase open space. [Peninsula Press]
- Marinwood voters to decide on the future of the district’s special tax for parks maintenance. [Marin Independent Journal]
- With homes threatened during the Morgan Fire on Mount Diablo, this year’s Hike for SHELTER has added urgency. [Contra Costa Times]
- Prairie gardens can be a good alternative to grass yards, more dependent on regular watering. [San Mateo Daily Journal]
- Upcoming public meeting to be held about SFPUC’s “Baker Beach Green Street Project.” [Richmond District of San Francisco Blog]
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