Not subscribed to the electronic Loma Prietan? Then you missed Angelo Lanham’s excellent article, “Pave Paradise, Put up a Parking Lot.” The short version: The College of San Mateo decided to raze a portion of its garden to build a parking lot, and we all thought immediately of Joni Mitchell. An informal group of students calling themselves the Friends of the San Mateo Gardens filed suit in an effort to halt this attempt to pave paradise. The Chapter backed them.
You can read about the College of San Mateo gardens and more by going to the Chapter’s website at www.lomaprieta.sierraclub.org, clicking on Newsletter, and clicking on the Previous tab to find earlier issues.