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The association aims to preserve, protect and restore the diversity of native plants in California’s grasslands—the most threatened ecosystem in the state. The organization provides educational programs, training, and field experiences for members and the general public to accomplish its goals.

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Knights Landing Community Park Breaks Ground

04/07/2024

The construction of the Knights Landing Community Park is set to commence with a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, April 9.

Woodland Begins Pickleball Court Construction

04/05/2024

Woodland is incorporating pickleball courts as part of the William Crawford Senior Park Court Reconstruction Project.

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West Sac Goats Are Back in Town!

Have you seen the goats yet? Head over to the Clarksburg Branch Line Trail!Original article published at West Sacramento News-Ledger

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Controversial Housing Law Could Get a Makeover

Some of California’s top lawmakers want to clear up, but also rein in, the “builder’s remedy.”

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Regional Business Broadband Master Plan

Valley Vision has Received Grant from U.S. Economic Development Administration to Create Roadmap for Areas in Sacramento, Sutter, Yuba, and Yolo countiesOriginal article published at West Sacramento News-Ledger

Image caption: The 1965 law known as the Williamson Act has been responsible for keeping about half of California's farmland out of the hands of developers.
The Williamson Act: How the Law That Protects California’s Farmland Works

The Williamson Act, passed in 1965, now keeps more than 16 million acres of farmland out of the hands of developers. Here's how the law puts the brakes on the development of California agricultural properties.

Image caption: Does California’s signature environmental law protect the state’s scenic beauty, or cause more problems than it solves?
CEQA: The Surprising Story of CA’s Key Environmental Law

The California Environmental Quality Act, CEQA, is both the state’s signature environmental legislation, and is also often named as the villain in the state’s housing shortage. But the story may not be that simple.

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Silicon Valley Billionaires vs. Bay Area’s Housing Crisis?

In NYT’s “The Farmers Had What the Billionaires Wanted,” we meet a man who wants to build a city in the middle of nowhere, and folks who are slowing him down.

Image caption: The Baldwin Hills area in South Los Angeles is one region where a state conservancy would keep open land accessible to the public.
California’s 10 State Conservancies: How They Protect Parks and Open Land

How California’s 10 state conservancies buy up open land and shield it from developers to preserve the natural environment for public use.

Image caption: The roundabout joining Highway 12 and State Route 113 in Rio Vista, just south of the site for a proposed new city of 400,000 people.
Solano County May Get to Vote on New City in November

California Forever, the company behind a proposed new city in Solano County, will submit a ballot measure seeking an exemption from local laws to allow development on the massive project to proceed.

Image caption: "Impact fees" add thousands to the cost of building new housing. The Supreme Court could end them.
SCOTUS Hears California Case That Could Make it Cheaper to Build Housing

The highest court in the land will soon decide how much leeway cities and counties have in offsetting new construction with fees to pay for infrastructure.

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