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Willie Shannon, LaSonda Robinson, Mark Holmes, Carol Macon and local youth work in the Davis Chapel A. Moore Community Garden.

Davis Chapel A. Moore Community Garden Beautification Project

By Marena Brown   Volunteers, community partners and members of the Davis Chapel CME Church collaborated on Saturday, May 23 to rebuild the Davis Chapel A. Moore Community Garden, located at 369 Chesley Ave. in [...]
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Residents Support Water Cutbacks, Worry About Rate Increases

A recent Field poll indicates that 65 percent of Californians support Governor Jerry Brown’s mandatory 25 percent reduction of water use in urban areas. At the same time, seven out of 10 homeowners say that [...]
Dan Monte and his Peace bike. (Photo by Godfrey Lee)

Biking for Peace and Environmental Justice

Dan Monte is raising awareness of climate change and peace with a cross-country bike trip from San Rafael to Washington, D.C.   Early on Memorial Day, the San Rafael resident started his trip at the [...]
Sea-level rising at Stinson Beach.

How Can We Prepare for Sea Level Rise? Learn more at community workshops in Point Reyes Station, Stinson Beach

Sea levels on Marin County’s coast are rising – up by more than eight inches in the past 100 years. The rate is expected to accelerate, and that could affect hundreds of residents in our [...]
Demonstrators rallied on Thursday outside the Rotunda building in downtown Oakland, where Phil Tagami’s California Capital & Investment Group is located, calling on him to keep his promise not to bring coal into Oakland. Photo by Ethan Buckner.

McElhaney Puts Damper on Tagami’s Coal Plan

News has spread of developer Phil Tagami’s action to negotiate a deal with four counties in Utah to ship coal to a new export terminal at the Oakland Army Base that could begin operation as [...]
Electric vehicle charging stations.

San Leandro Opens Three Electric Vehicle Charging Stations for Public Use

The City of San Leandro announced that it has installed three new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations that are now available for public use. Two of the stations are located at the City’s Downtown Garage, [...]