Dear Friend of the Chaparral,
You are likely shaking your head, like I am, as you hear all the news reports about the latest fires. Dead trees. Past fire suppression. Over-grown brush. As with all the other times, most of what you are hearing is not true.
Here’s what’s actually been happening with the fire that’s posing the greatest risk to lives and property now.
Southern California cities facing enormous increases in the number of homes the state wants them to build over the next decade soon will be able to appeal their “RHNA allocations” under a massive transportation and land-use plan adopted – Thursday, Sept. 3 by SCAG.Continue reading
Several Sacramento representatives are pushing bills through the legislature at record speed in virtual anonymity during this Covid crisis — and many as we’ve been advocating against are bills targeted at the destruction of single family neighborhoods. And, lest we forget, the continual erosion of CEQA is the other favored fast-tracking legislation that is taking place….Continue reading