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July 17 – Film, Dinner and Silent Auction Fundraiser for Lawsuit to Protect Niles Canyon

Sunday, July 17 – Save the date! Join the Alameda Creek Alliance and Save Niles Canyon at a benefit for our campaign to Save Niles Canyon on Sunday, July 17 beginning at 5 pm. Enjoy dinner, drinks and a movie … Continue reading

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Judge Halts Niles Canyon Road Widening Project

Court Issues Injunction; Legal Challenge to Caltrans’ Inadequate Environmental Review Will Proceed to Trial In a victory for environmental protection and transparency in public agency decisions,Alameda Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch today issued a preliminary injunction barring Caltrans from initiating … Continue reading

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Niles Canyon II Safety Improvement Project Comment Period has Re-Opened

Caltrans announces that it has officially reopened the review and comment period for the Environmental Impact Report for the State Route 84 Niles Canyon II Safety Improvement Project that was circulated for public review in July 2010. Caltrans is now … Continue reading

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Editorial Cartoon by Angelo Lopez, The Tri-City Voice

The cartoon above is from page 15 of April 26, 2011 edition of the Tri-City Voice.  If you enjoyed Angelo’s work, please let the Tri-City Voice know.

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ALAMEDA CREEK ALLIANCE SUES CALTRANS OVER NILES CANYON HIGHWAY WIDENING PROJECT

Contact: Jeff Miller, Alameda Creek Alliance, (510) 499-9185 Oakland, CA – The Alameda Creek Alliance filed a lawsuit in Alameda Superior Court today against the California Department of Transportation challenging the inadequate environmental review for the first phase of the … Continue reading

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Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty talks about Highway 84

The Independent‘s May 26, 2011 print edition has a great article on its front page titled, “Haggerty talks about Budget Cuts, Highway 84, and BART to Portola”.  We will link to the online story as soon as it becomes available, … Continue reading

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Caltrans Warned Over Illegal Environmental Review, Permit Violations for Niles Canyon Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 23, 2011 CONTACT: Jeff Miller, Alameda Creek Alliance, (510) 499-9185 Niles, CA – Attorneys for the Alameda Creek Alliance sent a legal memo to Caltrans last week warning the agency that the 2006 environmental review for phase … Continue reading

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May 20 Letter Re: Caltrans Violations

The Alameda Creek Alliance sent this letter to Caltrans today: more…

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Public Meeting on the Niles Canyon Safety Improvement Project

You Are Invited to a Public Meeting on the Niles Canyon Highway Safety Improvement Project When: Thursday, April 14, 6:30-8:30pm Where: Fremont Teen Center, 39770 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont. Thank you for your interest in the California Department of Transportation Niles Canyon … Continue reading

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Alameda County Transportation Commission wants to widen Niles Canyon Road

We Need You to Contact the Alameda County Transportation Commission (ACTC) About the Niles Canyon Road Project- Here is the story! The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), which coordinates regional transportation projects in the Bay Area has requested input from all … Continue reading

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