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Sustainability Now! Sunday, March 3rd: Can we square our need to consume with sustainability? with Dr. Jean Boucher, James Hutton Institute, Scotland
Can we square our need to consume with sustainability? with Dr. Jean Boucher, James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen, Scotland On Sustainability Now! Sunday, March 3rd, 5-6 PM We live in a Consumer Soci...
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If a housing plan exists on paper, it doesn’t mean it will put a single roof over someone’s head, unless, perhaps, a visionary architect took all the paper that cities have generated for their state-required housing plans – which are…
City expenditures are split among essential needs and quality-of-life benefits in a budgeting process. And with the fiscal year beginning July 1, government entities, including Monterey County’s 12 cities, are in various stages of tweaking and finalizing their annual budgets.
Del Rey Oaks issued notice under what’s called the Surplus Lands Act, inviting interested parties to submit a letter within 60 days to express an interest in acquiring one or more of three parcels.
From Monterey Herald...
Bill Ragsdale-Cronin, who positioned himself as a centrist, was “caught completely off-guard” when he was appointed.
When Del Rey Oaks City Council met Feb. 9, the four council members were faced with a stark choice: Appoint one of two applicants to fill a vacant seat on the council, or see that seat filled by voters.
it’s disappointing to see two local city councils so divided they have been struggling to even fill their ranks to get to five members.
When Del Rey Oaks City Council convened on Jan. 24, the top order of business was who to appoint to fill the vacant seat on the dais.
Despite its small size – or perhaps because of it – there’s rarely a dull moment in Del Rey Oaks politics.
In the minutes before the first county election results come in at around 8:20pm on Nov. 8, the mood is buoyant in John Uy’s house.
Del Rey Park is one of two parks owned by Del Rey Oaks, and sits just behind City Hall, in the canyon long ago carved out by Arroyo del Rey.
Some local cities won’t have interesting elections this November—Seaside recently canceled its election because all candidates are running unopposed—but Del Rey Oaks is not one of them.
David Schmalz here, thinking about democracy and how much elections matter—they ultimately shape the society we live in, for better or worse.
It's already been a long path for the Fort Ord Regional Trail and Greenway—aka FORTAG. After a decade of imagining and planning, not a single foot of trail has yet been built.
While the fate of the Fort Ord Regional Trail and Greenway continues to hang in the balance pending the results of the June 7 election, at least one adjacent question has been answered.
The campaigns surrounding Measure B, a Del Rey Oaks ballot initiative that if approved would preclude adding most new trails in the city, are starting to ramp up.
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