The Sunnyvale City Council and an environmental partnership including the Chapter achieved a significant win when the council voted February 26 to adopt a general framework for a compact, mixed-use development around Sunnyvale’s second Caltrain station, at Lawrence Expressway. The victory is the result of several months of work by Chapter volunteers and our allied organizations.
“Isn’t my water fluoridated?” you might ask. Well, maybe or maybe not. However, the Santa Clara Valley Water District is moving to change that answer to “yes,” certainly with serious cost implications and perhaps with implications for the aquatic environment in the bay.
The California tiger salamander, listed as “threatened” both by the state and federal governments, used to range throughout the state but is now found only in our coastal mountain ranges and a few other places. You have to drive to Sonoma County to see the Sonoma sunshine flower, listed as “endangered” in California.