Castro Valley still has a chance to have a say in the fate of the Daughtrey’s building despite coming to the redevelopment dissolution party really, really late. The first thing you can do to help in tearing down Daughtrey’s and building a town square is to learn a little about a complex phenomenon called “redevelopment” and how the […]
Castro Valley is a friendly town, a close-knit community of about 63,000 people that can still get excited about a homecoming game. But getting around Castro Valley can be complicated, and it’s not just because Strobridge suddenly stops south of 580. We are governed by a hodgepodge of distinct and separate units of government that […]
With about 30,000 feet of deteriorating real estate in the center of downtown, the Daughtrey’s building is a focal point of blight and home to Castro Valley’s seasonal Halloween accessories headquarters. It’s time to tear down Daughtrey’s. Here’s a quick summary of the building’s recent history (stay with me please): Alameda County’s Redevelopment Agency took […]
Counties and cities do many things to improve the quality of life for everyone in California. Each one of California’s 38 million residents lives within the boundaries of one of the state’s 58 counties. Over 31 million people – more than 80 percent – live in one of California’s 478 cities Counties and cities share […]
Because of file size restrictions, we can’t show the General Plan on the screen. We can provide a link for you to download the Castro Valley General Plan for review on your own computer. Here’s a brief intro straight from the plan itself: The Castro Valley General Plan establishes a new vision and comprehensive plan […]
County Administrator, Susan S. Muranishi invites us to read her “budget message that highlights the financial and policy issues contained in the budget that was submitted to the Board of Supervisors for their approval. In addition, you will find the fiscal year 2013-2014 budget details as adopted by the Board of Supervisors.” She goes on to […]
This is the future home of the downtown Castro Valley Central Business District Specific Plan. Hopefully it’ll be in full HTML so that we become the destination for people seeking input on what the rules are.