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In the News (Tue 23 Apr 19)

  Blossom Valley Times
Guest speakers, task force members and public citizens spoke in earnest regarding the development of Coyote Valley at the Coyote Valley Specific Plan (CVSP) Task Force meeting held June 18 at City Hall.
“I don’t think that developing Coyote Valley is necessarily a good answer,” said De Anza environmental studies student Nicole Tindall.
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www.blossomvalleytimes.com   (242 words)

  Metroactive News & Issues | Coyote Valley
Coyote Valley, slated to accommodate 50,000 jobs, 25,000 homes and upward of 70,000 residents, will be the city's last major project—Santana Row, dozens of times over.
Indeed, after a portion of the valley's 6,800 acres narrowly escaped the not-so-sexy prospect of becoming yet another high-tech campus when Cisco bailed out of building its headquarters there three years ago, city planners are now gushing about planting an entirely different development philosophy in the valley's soil.
The mantra for the newer, smarter Coyote Valley development has been to create a community where "people live, work, learn and play." Words such as "historic," "unique," "vibrant" and "balanced" are bandied about to describe the seemingly inevitable future for the valley.
www.metroactive.com /papers/metro/06.09.04/coyote-0424.html   (1147 words)

 Honoring Nations 2002 >> The Coyote Valley Tribal EPA
The Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians believes that land and water are sacred and must be cared for with reverence.
Only in 1975 were the Coyote Valley Pomo finally able to restore their tribal rights and, in 1979, secure the eighty acres of land that comprise their current reservation.
The broader benefits of these partnerships mean that the impact of the Coyote Valley Tribal EPA extends well beyond its success in reversing serious environmental degradation on the reservation: The Tribal EPA has contributed to the strength of the Band as a whole.
www.ksg.harvard.edu /hpaied/hn/hn_2002_epa.htm   (1635 words)

 Coyote Creek Trail - Trail Description
Coyote Creek is the longest creek in Santa Clara County.
South of it is the rural Coyote Valley.
The trail passes by Coyote Ranch, which is an historic ranch now used for corporate and group picnics and barbecues, with an old-fashioned country atmosphere.
www.geocities.com /bayareaparks/CoyoteCreekTrail/CoyoteCreekTrail.htm   (1836 words)

 Greenbelt Alliance | South Bay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Coyote Valley Specific Plan (CVSP) is meant to be a blueprint for the development of 3,500 acres of mostly agricultural land at San Jose's southern edge into a community of 80,000 residents and 50,000 jobs.
Even though the City Council expects Coyote Valley to be a model for smart growth, many of the key features in the CVSP, such as the lack of a grid street system, a downtown artificial lake and an uncommon and costly transit system, are not consistent with smart growth principles.
The Coyote Valley Specific Plan is meant to be a blueprint for the development of 3500 acres of mostly agricultural land at San Jose's southern edge into a community of 80,000 residents and 50,000 jobs.
www.greenbelt.org /regions/southbay/camp_coyotevalley.html   (3932 words)

 Save Coyote Valley- Info & History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Coyote Valley is a rural area that separates the two Silicon Valley cities of San Jose and Morgan Hill.
The valley is surrounded by the Diablo Mountain Range on the east, and the foothills of the Coastal Range on the west.
The last area is the South Coyote Valley greenbelt which was set aside to maintain a band of open space between San Jose and Morgan Hill.
members.aol.com /MVNick/scvinfo.htm   (849 words)

 Is the Future of Coyote Valley More San Jose Sprawl?
Imagine Coyote Valley, the agricultural open space separating San Jose and Morgan Hill, as it is now: the oak savannah of Santa Teresa Hills to the west, Tulare Hill separating the valley from built-up San Jose to the north, Coyote Creek and Coyote Ridge to the east, and Morgan Hill to the south.
While agriculture in Coyote Valley necessarily constrains its ecological merits because of chemical use (fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides), monocrops and constant working, it still provides a wildlife corridor and buffer zone such that the Santa Teresa Hills are not isolated or fragmented.
Coyote Valley buffers the Santa Teresa Hills and provides corridors for wildlife to visit Coyote Creek, Coyote Ridge (see the California Native Plant Society web page at www.stanford.edu/~rawlings/coyote/index.htm); the Mount Hamilton range.
lomaprieta.sierraclub.org /lp9912_coyote.html   (769 words)

 Animal Life in the Yosemite (Mammals)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
This coyote of the open San Joaquin Valley is sharply distinct from either of the races of the Mountain Coyote by reason of its coarser, less furry coat, which is of a light reddish rather than either deep reddish or grayish cast of color.
In other words, the Mountain Coyote is a 'woolly' animal; while the Valley species is 'hairy.' A thick coat of fur to protect it from cold is of course essential for an animal which dwells during the winter months in snow-covered mountains.
In October, the numbers of coyotes in Yosemite Valley are augmented, and from then on the animals are more or less common in the environs of the Valley between the altitudes of 3500 and 7000 feet.
www.cr.nps.gov /history/online_books/grinnell/mammals15.htm   (2644 words)

 CGF: News: Cars, cows, and checkerspot butterflies: Preserving the serpentine ecosystem in Santa Clara County
On Coyote Ridge, a thousand feet above the valley floor, dazzling carpets of California wildflowers - goldfields, yellow and white tidy-tips, red wild onions, purple linanthus and owl's clover, silvery dwarf plantain, orange poppies, dozens of species - fold over ridges and canyons studded with lichen-covered outcrops of greenish serpentine rock.
Because the wrinkled terrain of Coyote Ridge offers innumerable microclimates that buffer populations from California's periodic droughts and El Nino deluges, this extensive habitat is the butterfly's main, and perhaps only, chance to avoid extinction.
Furthermore, Santa Clara County, San Jose, Valley Transportation Authority, and the Santa Clara Valley Water District are developing a regional Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) that could lead to preservation and management of virtually the entire remaining serpentine ecosystem, as well as habitat for the red-legged frog and other listed species.
www.greenfoothills.org /news/2002/10-2002_CoyoteRidge.html   (1194 words)

 CGF: News: Fight to Save Coyote Valley Continues
Sobrato's proposal could further open Coyote Valley and the surrounding area to development, by generating enough jobs to trigger a second highway 101 interchange.
The Sierra Club, the Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society, the City of Salinas, the Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments (representing 18 cities in three counties), and the County of Santa Cruz have filed lawsuits challenging the EIR.
Santa Clara County, the Valley Transportation Authority and Coyote Valley Research Park LLC have agreed to the USFWS requests, and the road improvements are poised to move forward.
www.greenfoothills.org /news/2001/08-2001_CoyoteValley.html   (806 words)

 ICT [2004/07/07]  Federal judge sides with Coyote Valley
In 2000 the courts allowed the tribe to keep their casino open until all appeals had been exhausted and last February the tribe lost its final appeal and was ordered to have a new compact by April 30.
Coyote Valley entered into negotiations with the state and though they did not have a compact by the appointed date, the tribe did finally agree to the terms of the 1999 compacts in early April, several weeks before the deadline.
The federal government, through the NIGC, had ordered Coyote Valley to shut its doors in early June on the grounds that they were in violation of federal law for not operating under a compact with the state.
www.indiancountry.com /content.cfm?id=1089229454   (844 words)

 Land Use - LWV of San Jose/Santa Clara
Gavilan representatives were urged to design an urban campus in Coyote Valley and help change state law to enable an urban campus to be built.
The LWV San Jose/Santa Clara recognizes that the Coyote Valley is an integral part of San Jose economically, geographically and as a user of city services.
The League concludes that Coyote Valley development should be based on a comprehensive plan that promotes environmental and economic sustainability, especially in regard to open space, public services, water and hydrology elements, habitat conservation and public transit systems.
sjsc.ca.lwvnet.org /Land.html   (2324 words)

 SCVTARU - Notes from the Coyote Valley Workshop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Coyote Valley - located south of Santa Teresa light rail station and accessible by VTA's 68 bus - is the last undeveloped area within San Jose's city limits.
Most attendees were from South San Jose and the Coyote Valley area.
An interview with Gladwyn D'Souza, president of Walk San Jose and a member of the Coyote Valley Task Force, revealed that the task force is stacked with developers, in addition to Mayor Gonzales and Councilmembers Pat Dando and Forrest Williams.
www.vtaridersunion.org /regional/cvsp_05152004.html   (492 words)

 RCD Watershed Information Sharing Project
The Guadalupe and Coyote Watersheds are the two largest watersheds in the District, one on the West Side and the other on the East Side of the Santa Clara Valley.
At the present time, most of the valley is comprised of housing, businesses or industry with a few small orchards and a little bare land remaining in the northwest portion of the county.
The narrow part of the valley north of Morgan Hill and the southeast portion of the valley in the City of San Jose are also included in the District.
carcd.org /wisp/guadalupe   (1288 words)

 News Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Coyote Valley was selected as the 2005 recipient and principal Walt Campbell was contacted by Ms.
Coyote Valley Elementary School is located just outside the gated community of Hidden Valley Lake.
Coyote Valley provides a student centered environment where student interests are taken into account when activities and choices are designed, where risk taking is encouraged and supported, and where students are encouraged to view mistakes as stepping stones.
www.sutterlake.org /news/news_releases/news_firstaid-backpacks.html   (506 words)

 Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Nevada Test Site and Off-Site Locations in the State of Nevada
On the valley floor, the major features are the many washes that drain the bounding upland areas and the broad alluvial fans and the Pahranagat Wash, an incised ephemeral stream.
The soils in the Coyote Spring Valley are typical desert soils (Entisols and Aridisols).
The proposed Solar Enterprise Zone facility in the Coyote Spring Valley is visible to the east from U.S. Highway 93.
www.eh.doe.gov /NEPA/eis/eis0243/EIS0243_47.html   (4446 words)

 ICT [2004/10/13]  Coyote Valley removes tribal council
On Sept. 11 the Coyote Valley General Council, or the adult voting members, voted to have Hunter, her son and tribal historian Michael Hunter, Vice Chairwoman Iris Martinez, Secretary Darlene Crabtree and Treasurer Michelle Campbell removed from their offices.
Shortly after the raid Hunter issued a video statement in which she claimed that law enforcement had used heavy-handed tactics in conducting the raid and claimed that elders and small children were fingerprinted and photographed.
Hunter claimed in the video statement that the reason for the raid stemmed from Coyote Valley's refusal to sign a gaming compact with the state while continuing to operate their casino.
www.indiancountry.com /content.cfm?id=1096409670   (543 words)

 SouthSanJose.com: Feedback - Coyote Valley Development
Coyote Valley development has been in the general plan for over 20 years.
The Coyote Valley development plans are a hodgpdge of government and private enterprise ventures with very littlt considerations given to the thoughts or opinions of the local community.
Coyote Valley is a pristine open space, the last piece of agriculture land not paved over with asphalt and tract homes.
www.southsanjose.com /feedbk25.php   (2530 words)

 SANTA CLARA COUNTY / Coyote Valley plan moving forward / Whether sprawl or 'smart growth,' development on way
Sal Turturici's peach trees are in early bloom, and the emerald hills across the road from his Coyote Valley house are speckled with the vivid yellow of flowering mustard.
Both opponents and supporters of the Coyote Valley project have valid arguments, according to John Landis, chair of the city planning department at UC Berkeley.
Much of the land in Coyote Valley is now owned by development interests instead of farmers and was purchased at prices that make a return to farming unlikely.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/03/06/BAGDTBLAJL1.DTL   (1266 words)

 Coyote and the Monsters of the Bitterroot Valley
Coyote said to his wife, Mole, "Dig a tunnel clear to the place where that monster is.
Coyote called loudly, as if he were calling to an enemy ahead of them.
Coyote ran on to where a creek comes down from the mountains near Darby.
www.indians.org /welker/bitterro.htm   (1153 words)

 State of the Art Recording in Redwood Valley's Laughing Coyote Studio
Laughing Coyote Studio';s 600-square-foot main room and the 400-square-foot control room are covered with two inches of egg carton-like foam insulation over walls, none of which are plumb, so any reflected sound travels upwards past the microphones, avoiding standing waves.
He says the main impetus for Laughing Coyote, though, was to be able to do all of his own productions.
Laughing Coyote and the artists who use this facility are the beneficiaries of the latest wave of affordable high technology.
www.mcn.org /a/mendoart/ae/april97/recording.html   (1091 words)

 The Dispatch
While he was on the task force, the mayor advocated doing away with one or more of the so-called "triggers" for Coyote Valley development, including a requirement that 5,000 new jobs come to the area before any new housing is built.
Kerry Williams is the president of the Coyote Housing Group, a consortium of homebuilders financing the planning process who also have major real estate interests in Coyote Valley.
The San Jose City Council is slated to approve a final plan for Coyote Valley in early 2007.
www.gilroydispatch.com /news/contentview.asp?c=179575   (827 words)

 Coyote Valley Photo Gallery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Coyote Valley is a flood plain, and originally much was seasonal marshland.
Two panoramic pictures put together to form one long panorama of Coyote Valley, from the Diablo Mountains on the right, to the Santa Teresa Hills on the left.
However, they are unprotected, and as the number of jobs in Coyote Valley grow and grow, so will the pressure to develop these foothills into estate housing subdivisions like Los Altos Hills.
members.aol.com /MVNick/cvpg.htm   (806 words)

 Cisco pullout a blow to Coyote Valley hopes
For San Jose officials, Cisco Systems' decision to shelve a planned Coyote Valley campus means one more frustration in a long effort to lure tax- paying companies to the site.
Nor is Coyote Valley the only real estate project the company has placed on hold.
City officials hope that industrial development in Coyote Valley, the city's last large piece of open land, will help ease San Jose's persistent imbalance of jobs to housing.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2001/10/25/BU187699.DTL   (936 words)

 SCVAS: Coyote Valley on Fast Track?
We oppose any development in Coyote Valley on both environmental and economic grounds, but the plans are well along, so we're swimming hard to understand the issues most relevant to Audubon.
The high-density housing described in the Coyote Valley Specific Plan offers an alternative to this sort of development, and is described by San Jose as a "smart" community, with a carefully planned balance of housing, "industry-driving" jobs, retail space, recreation, transportation, and a permanent greenbelt.
The economic requirements, or "triggers" for Coyote Valley are a land use plan that will accommodate 50,000 jobs and at least 25,000 homes, a two-to-one ratio.
www.scvas.org /index.php?page=text&id=coyote2   (846 words)

 Santa Teresa County Park Coyote Peak
The most challenging way is from the valley floor entrance to the narrow winding Ohlone Trail, the moderately steep Coyote Peak Trail, and the very steep Boundary Trail, with a total altitude gain of 900 feet.
Most of the park, the Blossom Valley, IBM's Almaden Research Center, the hills of Almaden Quicksilver County Park, and parts of the Almaden Valley are easily seen nearby.
The city of San Jose is planning the development of the Coyote Valley just to the south of Tulare Hill.
www.geocities.com /santateresapark/stcpcoyp.htm   (546 words)

 Coyote Valley Specific Plan
The cost for a copy of Volume 1 is approximately $80.00 for fl and white 8"x11" pages.
Please click on this link to review the Initial Draft Coyote Valley Specific Plan.
The Initial Draft was presented and discussed at the CVSP Task Force Meetings on December 11, 2006 and at the City Council Study Session on December 15, 2006, and at the Community Meeting on January 11, 2007.
www.sanjoseca.gov /coyotevalley   (621 words)

 Metroactive News & Issues | Coyote Valley Cisco Campus
Dog Daze: Coyote Valley, situated in the southern end of San Jose, was slated for some kind of development in the mid-1980s, through a general plan amendment.
Coyote Valley preservationists first expressed disappointment with the city's actions.
OPPONENTS OF THE COYOTE Valley project have had to drop their debate with Cisco to once again focus on battling the City of San Jose.
www.metroactive.com /papers/metro/02.01.01/cover/cisco1-0105.html   (3440 words)

 Kirby Canyon
Four of these are on a federal listing of endangered plants: they are the Santa Clara Valley Dudleya, the coyote ceanothus, the Tiburon indian paintbrush, and the Metcalf Canyon jewelflower.
Another sound you might hear is the yelping of the coyote, although you may not get close enough to get a good look.
The Nature Conservancy Mount Hamilton Project: Coyote Ridge lies within the priority land conservation boundary established by the Nature Conservancy for the purpose of preserving the diverse habitats surrounding Mount Hamilton.
www.stanford.edu /~rawlings/coyote   (923 words)

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