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On Deadline blog: Vigilance is still required even after 40 years of protecting open space, officials warn at 'Founders' Day'

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson, editor emeritus, on Sep 21, 2013

Four decades of acquiring open space lands and 62,000 acres later, vigilance is still needed to protect the forested areas looming above Palo Alto and northwestern Silicon Valley, officials warned at an upbeat hilltop celebration this month.

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Posted by Garrett
a resident of another community
on Sep 23, 2013 at 2:40 pm

I remember hearing about saving the land and keeping it from development. While I remember hearing the why also heard there was enough space for future,development inside the present cities.

ABAG and other groups were started to direct growth which seems that now we,need to development our mis,mash of single story warehouses, strip malls, homes and apartment buildings. We need to save farmlands, cattle grazing lands beyond Silicon Valley.