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Deadline Looms for Solano’s Rockville Trails

January 10, 2012 by Aleta George

With the clock ticking toward a February deadline, the nonprofit Solano Land Trust is working to purchase 1,500 acres of land known as Rockville Trails in Solano County. Recently, a lawsuit put a stop to development plans and allowed the land trust to buy 330 acres of the property, with an option to purchase the remaining 1,170 acres for $15.5 million by February 28, 2012.

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Keeping it in the Family in Rio Vista

October 01, 2011 by Jacoba Charles

For more than a century, Jeanne McCormack’s family has grown grain and raised livestock on a few thousand acres near Rio Vista. But she and her husband Al Medvitz didn’t take a straight line to ranching. Instead, they detoured through Africa and Asia. Now, they’re in it for the long haul.

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Bay Area Environment on the November Ballot

October 01, 2008 by Aleta George

You can also support our open spaces and natural resources when you vote this November. Residents in Alameda and Contra ...

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Ballot Initiatives for Open Space

October 01, 2006 by Aleta George

Not so very long ago, two counties on opposite corners of the Bay competed to grow the best stone fruits ...

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