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Addressing California’s Housing Shortage: Lessons from San Mateo County
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According to a recent study conducted by city and county governments, San Mateo County will need 73,000 additional housing units by 2025 to accommodate predicted population and job growth. If housing continues to be built at the current rate in the county, the community would face a shortage of 35,000 to 49,000 units.

Acterra: Business Environmental Award Program
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Acterra is an environmental non-profit serving the Silicon Valley. We provide people with tangible, hands-on activities they can do to improve the environment. All of our work is solution-oriented. We offer several thousand volunteer opportunities each year for adults and youth. Because people get excited by different things, we offer a broad range of programs, from habitat restoration to carbon reduction and more. As importantly, we teach people how to become effective environmental change...

EPA Small Cities Climate Action Partnership
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Actions taken by small communities are key in achieving GHG reductions. Over two-thirds of U.S. citizens reside in jurisdictions with populations under 100,000 and these small communities can move quickly to execute plans with the proper resources. At the same time, their small scale and limited staff and resources hinder action in small communities. To overcome these obstacles the City of El Cerrito is partnering with Albany, Piedmont, and San Pablo to implement the Small Cities Climate...

City of Grass Valley Downtown Parking Study (2007)
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Additional parking is needed in downtown Grass Valley. A parking garage with an approximate capacity of about 326 stalls, to be located on S. Auburn Street north of Neal Street, is recommended. This is considered a long-term recommendation, with construction in about seven years. The short-term recommendations include expanding permit parking, evaluating means to provide a better balance between underutilized private parking and at-capacity public parking, beginning detailed planning and...

Santa Monica Sustainability Plan
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Adopted by the City Council in September 1994, its goal is to measure progress towards sustainability within the city. Goal areas include resource conservation, transportation, pollution prevention and public health protection, and community and economic development.

San Carlos Mandatory Commercial Recycling Ordinance
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Adopted in April 2010 and effective January 2011,the ordinance requires businesses and apartment complexes with five or more units that generate two cubic yards or more of trash a week to recycle. The ordinance will be phased in over two years and includes all types of recyclable materials, special events, food waste and green waste.

Hayward Water Efficient Lanscape Ordinance
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Adopted on January 15, 2010, this ordinance included all provisions of the Department of Water Resources' Model Ordinance. In addition, this ordinance may extend to smaller new developments and rehabilitated landscapes at the discretion of the Director of Development Services.

San Diego Land Use and Community Design Program to Address Climate Change
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After two decades of expanding outward and reaching the limits of developable land, the City of San Diego's recent general plan update incorporates a City of Villages concept that directs future growth to mixed-use communities that are pedestrian friendly and linked to regional transit.

Ag Innovations Network (AIN)
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Ag Innovations Network (AIN) was founded in 2000 to build a better future for farmers, consumers, and communities. In the years since, we have worked across California and across the United States to bring together unusual partners to support change in the food system. We are a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit California corporation.

The mission of Ag Innovations Network is to help create a food system that works better for everyone. We create forums for diverse stakeholders to come together...

Agricultural Water Stewardship Resource Center
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Agricultural water stewardship is the use of water in a way that optimizes agricultural production while also addressing co-benefits for the environment and human health. The local and regional context in which a farm operates will determine the best water management approaches to maximize water use efficiency, minimize adverse environmental impacts, and balance trade-offs for society as a whole. This website is a resource center for growers, ranchers, and others interested in sound farm...

Case Study on Potential Agricultural Responses to Climate Change in a California Landscape
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Agriculture in the Central Valley of California, one of the USA’s main sources of fruits, nuts, and vegetables, is highly vulnerable to climate change impacts in the next 50 years. This interdisciplinary case study in Yolo County shows the urgency for building adaptation strategies to climate change. Climate change and the effects of greenhouse gas emissions are complex, and several of the county’s current crops will be less viable in 2050. The study uses a variety of methods to assemble...

Agricultural Institute of Marin
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AIM believes the success of the small family farm depends on eaters who understand the value and joys of local agriculture. AIM’s market-based educational programs include Market Tours, Eat Local 101, EBT Outreach and Greener Markets. Our Farm to Fork distribution program has significantly expanded AIM’s reach, enabling 40 schools, restaurants, corporate cafeterias and catering services in Marin and San Francisco to source and promote locally grown food to the community at large. AIM’s media...

In Focus: Air Pollution, Climate Change and the Bay Area 2010 Clean Air Plan
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Air quality in the Bay Area has improved significantly in recent years due to tight regulation of emissions from all sources, including industrial facilities and motor vehicles. Smoggy days have declined substantially over the past 40 years. Despite this progress, the Bay Area continues to exceed state and/or national standards for ozone (smog) and particulate matter (PM) on a limited number of days each year.

Although it is difficult to predict how climate change will impact the...

Alameda County Climate Protection Project
  • Finance
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Alameda County is working with all 14 city governments within the county on an ongoing, coordinated effort to reduce the emissions that cause global warming as well as improve air quality, reduce waste, cut energy use, and save money. Participants work together in cross-jurisdictional teams focusing on key action areas, such as energy efficiency, transportation, and waste reduction. Teams work on specific projects best addressed by a regional effort, such as collaborative grant applications...

Alameda Climate Action Plan
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Alameda County recognizes the need to take action now to protect our climate in order to protect quality of life in our communities. Alameda County's Board of Supervisors directed County staff to develop a comprehensive climate protection strategy. The resulting Climate Action Plans provide blueprints for meeting our greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals. The specific policies, programs, and actions the County will pursue are outlined in the Alameda County (Unincorporated Areas) Climate...

Energy Efforts: City of Alhambra
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Alhambra is a city located in the western San Gabriel Valley region of Los Angeles County, California which is approximately eight miles from the Downtown Los Angeles civic center. Alhambra recently formed an environmental committee that will meet and discuss improvements that can be made in the City to increase energy and water conservation. The City has also paired with Southern California Edison in an Energy Partnership and recently received a rebate check from SCE for over $90,000 for...

Fremont Green Building Program
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All new single and multi-family residential projects in Fremont that are subject to discretionary approval must incorporate green building measures as a condition of approval.

Earth Day Network
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All of EDN’s activities, whether greening schools or promoting green economic policies at home and abroad, inform and energize populations so they will act to secure a healthy future for themselves and their children. With its partner organizations, EDN provides civic engagement opportunities at the local, state, national and global levels. At every turn, EDN works to broaden the definition of "environment" to include all issues that affect our health, our communities and our environment,...

San Jose Manadatory Food Service Plan Check
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All restaurants or other food service facilities which discharge to the San Jose/Santa Clara Water Pollution Control Plant are required to complete a Food Service Plan Check Questionnaire and submit it to the Environmental Services Watershed Protection Division. Use current operating data, if available, or your best estimate based on similar types of businesses.

AllEarth Renewables
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AllEarth Renewables is dedicated to the design and manufacture of innovative technologies that provide renewable energy solutions for homeowners and businesses while creating sustainable, well-paying jobs.

Our grid-connected solar electric systems enable individuals to decrease their dependence on nuclear and fossil fuels, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and embark on the road to a more secure energy future. We envision a day when solar trackers and home wind turbines will be as...

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