Caltrans Stakeholder Meeting on Niles Canyon September 3
Caltrans has scheduled a Niles Canyon stakeholder meeting for Thursday, September 3, 2015, from 10 am to 12 pm in Oakland. The meeting will provide updates and discussion on all the upcoming Caltrans projects in Niles Canyon, including the short-term and medium-term safety projects, the Alameda Creek Bridge, the mitigation for tree cutting during Niles I project, and Stonybrook Creek plans. View the meeting agenda here. The meeting will be at: Caltrans District 4 Office, 111 Grand Avenue, Oakland, in the Parkview Conference Room, 15th floor.
Harvest Festival at Sunol AgPark - September 27
Join the Alameda Creek Alliance at the 3rd annual Sunol AgPark Harvest Festival and Pumpkin Patch hosted by SAGE. It will be on September 27, from 10 am to 3 pm at the Sunol AgPark, located at 505 Paloma Way, Sunol 94586. The festival will feature farmer activities, pumpkin patch, farm produce for sale, kids crafts and games, food & drink, live music, and more. Bring your bikes, wagons, and a reusable water bottle (and be prepared for sun and warm weather). Were excited to be a community partner, and will have an ACA outreach table with information about watershed happenings, and a fun activity for kids! We hope to see you there.
Possible Niles Canyon Roll & Stroll - October 11
Save the date: Sunday, October 11
Subject to Caltrans approval, the public may be able to bike, walk or run through Niles Canyon without any vehicle traffic on Sunday, October 11, from 8 am to 2 pm. The canyon would be closed to cars, to allow the public to view potential routes in the canyon for the proposed Niles Canyon Trail. This initiative is sponsored by Supervisor Richard Valles office. Stay tuned.
Alameda Creek Alliance Membership Dinner - October 17
Save the date for our annual membership dinner, to be held on Saturday, October 17, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm, at Chouinard Winery along Stonybrook Creek, in Niles Canyon. Dinner by Catering by Gilda. Music by Michael McNevin.
More details soon.