Citizens for East Shore Parks Marks Earth Day with Striking Banners Showing Land that will be Submerged Under Water

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Sally Douglas Arce at 510-525-9552 or sdarce@lmi.net   Visualizing Sea-level Rise   Citizens for East Shore Parks Marks Earth Day with Striking Banners Showing Land that will be Submerged Under Water   Saturday, April 22 from noon to 2 p.m.   Oakland, California - April 13, 2017 – Citizens for East Shore Parks (CESP), a non-profit organization, will commemorate Earth Day with a sea-level rise outdoor display and talks from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 22. Volunteers will meet at ...

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Citizens for East Shore Parks Honors the Life of Sylvia McLaughlin, Grand Dame of Environmentalism, who Advocated for Parks, Open Space and the SF Bay

Citizens for East Shore Parks Honors the Life of Sylvia McLaughlin, Grand Dame of Environmentalism, who Advocated for Parks, Open Space and the SF Bay   McLaughlin Died on Tuesday, Jan. 19 in Berkeley     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Albany, California - January 20, 2016 –Sylvia McLaughlin died at her Berkeley home on Tuesday, Jan. 19.  She was the co-founder of Citizens for East Shore Parks (CESP) and served on its board of directors since 1985.   “We are deeply saddened by Sylvia’s passing and send our well ...

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Citizens for East Shore Parks Celebrates 30 Years of Advocacy for East Bay Shoreline Make it a day at McLaughlin Eastshore State Park on Saturday, November 7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CESP celebrates 30 years of advocacy for McLaughlin Eastshore State Park on November 7. Albany, California - October 19, 2015 –Citizens for East Shore Parks (CESP) will commemorate 30 years of advocacy with a celebratory brunch on Saturday, November 7, 10:30 am – 1:30 pm, at the Berkeley Yacht Club followed by a day of activities in the Park. At the event, CESP and Sylvia McLaughlin (Emeritus Co-Chair CESP and Co-Founder Save the Bay) will honor: Tom Bates, Mayor of Berkeley, for his leadership in forging visions Pat O’Br...

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THANKS TO YOU WE DID IT!! McLAUGHLIN EASTSHORE STATE PARK is established

Santa Monica, CA -- On Friday, September 28 the California State Park and Recreation Commission unanimously voted to rename Eastshore State Park as McLaughlin Eastshore State Park in honor of San Francisco Bay champion Sylvia McLaughlin.   Citizens for East Shore Parks, the nonprofit organization instrumental in establishing the Eastshore State Park, spearheaded the campaign to rename the park after Sylvia McLaughlin.   McLaughlin, the Sierra Club, and CESP led the charge to create Eastshore State Park, which runs 8.5 miles along the East Bay shorel...

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MAJOR STEP TOWARDS PRESERVING RICHMOND SHORELINE FOREVER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 20, 2010 Contact: Robert Cheasty, President, Citizens for East Shore Parks Patricia Jones, Executive Director, Citizens for East Shore Parks (510) 524–5000 (office) pjones@eastshorepark.org www.eastshorepark.org MAJOR STEP TOWARDS PRESERVING RICHMOND SHORELINE FOREVER Agreement secures $48–68 million for habitat restoration, park creation and trails Richmond, Calif. - A pioneering collaboration and Shoreline Protection Agreement ("Agreement") has been reached between local environmental organizations and the Guidiville ...

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NEW NAME FOR EAST BAY OPEN SPACE ORGANIZATION!

Albany – In order to better reflect the current focus of its work CESP, which formerly stood for Citizens for the Eastshore State Park, will now stand for Citizens for East Shore Parks. For decades, CESP worked actively with fellow community residents, with agencies, and with local and state representatives, to establish the Eastshore State Park. On December 6, 2002, that goal was successfully achieved. Since then, CESP has been working actively with park agencies, local representatives and organizations to ensure that the General Plan for the Eastshore State Park, ...

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