Center For Biological Diversity Prevails in major development challenge!

Dear Friends and Partner Organizations of AEL: The LA Court’s 4/08/21 decision upholding the Center for Biological Diversity’s lawsuit and blocking Tejon Ranch, is a major LA County development, reverberates here in Placer County. Like the project in LA, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) is also challenging the County of Placer’s December 2019 approval […]

Center For Biological Diversity Prevails in major development challenge!

Dear Friends and Partner Organizations of AEL: The LA Court’s 4/08/21 decision upholding the Center for Biological Diversity’s lawsuit and blocking Tejon Ranch, is a major LA County development, reverberates here in Placer County. Like the project in LA, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) is also challenging the County of Placer’s December 2019 approval […]

Raise Our Voices to End Economic Discrimination In Housing

March 31, 2021 Dear Friends and Aligned Organizations of AEL: Come out of The River canyons and your gardens ON ARIL 8 AT 10:05 to speak to our Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors about enacting policy to make housing affordable to all and to stop the economic discrimination that suburban sprawl perpetuates. THIS ACTION […]

Speak-out on 4/8 for Safe, Sanitary and Decent Housing for ALL

  March 26, 2021 Dear Friends and Aligned Organizations of AEL: We’re wishing all of you  health, happiness and optimism as our Springtime unfolds today. THIS ACTION ALERT CONCERNS THE APRIL 8 PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PLACER COUNTY HOUSING ELEMENT. UNDER STATE LAW, OUR HOUSING ELEMENT MUST BE UPDATED EVERY TEN YEARS.  IT IS UPDATE […]

Fired-up to tell your story?

(date type corrected from yesterday’s post – comments due 2/20/21) 2/1/2/21 Dear Friends: On my dental hygienist’s commute to work, she passes thousands and thousands of new homes.  She told me yesterday, that she and her boyfriend, a tugboat captain, rent a room in a home and that they save and save, dreaming that someday […]

Your Place to live: Telling your story

2/1/2/21 Dear Friends: On my dental hygienist’s commute to work, she passes thousands and thousands of new homes.  She told me yesterday, that she and her boyfriend, a tugboat captain, rent a room in a home and that they save and save, dreaming that someday they would own a home.  But, as the price of […]

Let’s Imagine Your Dream Home

Dear Friends and Aligned Organizations, Can you imagine if new development in Placer County was priced to meet the needs of working people and located in a way that we could access our jobs and meet our needs without getting in our cars? We can imagine it and together we can make it happen. What’s […]

Carvana Carmania

Dear Friends and Aligned Organizations: Today AEL submitted comments to the State Water Board on the proposed Carvana project – a 10,500 car, 111 acre parking lot and maintenance yard on West Placer’s grasslands and vernal pool wetlands.  The public hearing on this project will be held on February 18/19. Zoom instructions are at the […]

Sample Water Board Letter for Your Reference/Use

January 7, 2021 Dear Chair and Members of the Central Region Water Quality Control Board, RE: Amoruso Ranch Project (WDID No. 5A31CR00520) This letter is to inform the Central Region Water Quality Control Board about environmental threats the Amoruso Ranch development project poses to water resources, fisheries, endangered species, public health and safety in Placer County […]