Two Growth Measures In Lawsuit

Supporters of a measure to limit urban growth in southern Alameda County have sued the Board of Supervisors for putting a rival proposal on the ballot.

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August 5, 2000, 11:00 AM PDT

By Laura Kraft


The coalition, which includes Citizens for Balanced Growth and the Sierra Club San Francisco Bay Chapter, had gathered more than 60,000 signatures to qualify a ballot initiative that would restrict growth in southern Alameda County, including north Livermore and canyon land in Hayward and Castro Valley. Earlier in the week the Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted to put another measure, sponsored by the Tri-Valley Business Council, on the ballot even though its proponents did not gather signatures to qualify.

Thanks to Laura Krafft

Saturday, August 5, 2000 in The San Francisco Chronicle

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