2016 Sunnyvale Measure M

The Sunnyvale Public Lands Act

Open Letter to Sunnyvale residents from Holly Lofgren urging a YES vote on Measure M

I am a 32-year resident of Sunnyvale and supporter of Measure M. In that time, I have helped out my community in many ways. In 2002 I chaired the committee … Continue reading

October 20, 2016

Only 4 votes away from the next sale of public land!

Here’s a provocative question: If you were a property developer or other special interest and you wanted to make money on new developments in a place where all the land … Continue reading

October 6, 2016

Santa Clara Mayor Authors Public Land Protection Measure. Why hasn’t Sunnyvale’s?

  Santa Clara City Council Empowers Voters to Decide on Sale of Public Lands! You know, you just gotta love our readers!  One smart observer named Liang Chao let us know … Continue reading

September 8, 2016

The Disinformation Wars Have Already Begun

It’s no surprise: Yes on M has received its first bombardment of panic and disinformation from wealthy special interests, political operatives, and their camp followers.  We are trying hard to … Continue reading

August 25, 2016

They don’t always sell the land — Sometimes they give it away for free

We are still astonished, but on March 15 of this year, the City Council majority bloc voted against the public’s wishes and the recommendations of their own planning commission to … Continue reading

July 26, 2016

It’s already happening: Sunnyvale is preparing to sell more city land

We need to let you know some sobering news.  During a meeting of the Sunnyvale City Council on May 17, the council voted to direct city staff to prepare a resolution … Continue reading

June 14, 2016

City Council Overrides Planning Commission; Confirms Raynor Sale

We were hoping it wouldn’t happen, but it did!  On March 15th the Sunnyvale City Council voted 4-3 to overturn the Planning Commission and issue a final approval for the use … Continue reading

March 16, 2016