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Organizations

Sacramento Tree Foundation website and Facebook site:

sactree.com

https://www.facebook.com/sactree/

California Urban Forest Council Sacramento Valley Chapter website and Facebook site:

https://caufc.org/programs/regional-councils/sacramento-valley-area-urban-forest-council/

https://www.facebook.com/CAUFCSacVal/

California Capitol Historic Preservation Society


California Capitol Historic Preservation Society

California Garden & Landscape History Society


cglhs.org

Environmental Council of Sacramento


www.ecosacramento.net/

Save Our Heritage Organization


sohosandiego.org/

More Links

  • April 26, 2021 letter from United Chambers of Commerce to the San Fernando Valley Business Journal April 26
  • Phil Cowan May 25, 2021 radio interview of PAC’s Dick Cowan (no relation) https://omny.fm/shows/phil-cowan/5-25-21-a-capital-idea?t=0s Scroll to (1:28:16-1:51:30).
  • June 4, 2021 – “The Capitol Annex Project: Demolition by Neglect,” The Andy Caldwell Show, AM 1440 Santa Maria. Interview with Dick Cowan. Audio. https://www.saveourcapitol.org/updates/the-capitol-annex-project-demolition-by-neglect
  • June 2, 2021 – “Saving California’s ‘Front Porch’,” The DeMaio Show. Interview with Dick Cowan. Audio. https://www.saveourcapitol.org/updates/saving-californias-front-porch
  • Article by Paula Peper in the American Society of Consulting Arborists magazine the Consultant American Society of Consulting Arborists (ASCA) The Consultant Peper articlee.pdf
  • California Capitol Historic Preservation Society May 3, 2021 Letter—more EIR review needed CalifCapHistPresSoctoDGS050321.pdf
  • SOC May 17, 2021 Letter—Opposition from Small Businesses Capitol Annex Small Business Letter of Opposition.pdf
  • PAC at state capitol building - March 29, 2021 https://savcalcap.org/support/Public Accountability for our Capitol.mp4
  • PAC Submits Opposition Letter on AB 706 to modify Annex Project AB 706 PAC Oppose 051221.pdf
  • Senator Scott Wilks Tweet 4/12 opposing the Annex project SenWilTweet$1B 4.12.21.jpg
  • Assemblymember Kevin Kiley Tweet 4/12 opposing the Anenx project Kevin Kiley 4.12.21 Tweet.jpg
  • George Skelton Column LA Times remembering the late Senator Jim Mills - savior of the Capitol LATimeSkelton.pdf
  • Sacramento Bee article 4/15 reporting appeal to Senate president Toni Atkins SacBee041521SocLtrAtkins.pdf
  • Sacramento Business Journal article 4/15 reproting opposition to Annex project SacBusJournalOppositionAnnex041521.pdf
  • Letter to Govenor Gavin Newsom - April 2, 2021 https://savcalcap.org/support/PACLtrGovernor040221.pdf
  • Mark Hulbert letter to Joint Rules Chairman Cooley 3/22/21 https://savcalcap.org/support/Capitol Annex Project-MHPAcorrespond.pdf
  • PAC letter to Legislators of 3/17/21 https://savcalcap.org/support/Letter legis 031721.pdf

  • Joint Rules Hearing Presentation 3/22/21 https://savcalcap.org/support/Presentation - Annex Hearing 3.22.21.pdf
  • California State Capitol and Park under Threat - AIA Central Valley - January 27, 2021 https://savcalcap.org/support/Capitol Annex Pres_AIACV_Jan21.mp4
  • Link to CPF Webinar Yes, you'll find it on our Youtube page here: https://youtu.be/dEzNUl0pezc
  • Article by Former Senator Quentin L. Kopp https://capitolweekly.net/capitol-annex-project-a-textbook-example-of-a-boondoggle/
  • Inside Sources January 31, 2021 article by Taxpayer Pres. Turnipseed https://insidesources.com/californias-luxury-state-capitol-robs-taxpayers-lacks-transparency/
  • SacNews&Review article by W Bruce Lee Feb 3, 2021 https://sacramento.newsreview.com/2021/02/03/a-colossal-waste-of-money/
  • Joint Rules Committee - Official Annex Project Website https://annex.assembly.ca.gov/
  • Department of General Services Environmental Impact Report and Documents for Capitol Annex Project https://www.dgs.ca.gov/RESD/Resources/Page-Content/Real-Estate-Services-Division-Resources-List-Folder/Information-and-Resources-for-CEQA
  • Presentation Materials for 9/9/20 Joint Rules Committee hearing https://annex.assembly.ca.gov/sites/annex.assembly.ca.gov/files/Joint%20Rules%20Committee%20Agenda%20-%20September%209%2C%202020.pdf
  • Link to 9/9/20 Joint Rules Committee hearing video https://www.assembly.ca.gov/media/joint-committee-rules-20200909/video
  • In The News

    The Cultural Landscape Foundation designation of the Project as a Landslide. The goal of Landslide is to draw immediate and lasting attention to threatened landscapes and unique features, and to encourage informed, community-based stewardship decisions.
    https://tclf.org/california-state-capitol-park

    https://tclf.org/one-hundred-historic-trees-be-felled-california-capitol

    Karen Jacques 11/14/20 presentation to Preservation Sacramento

    Capitol Weekly article 12/29/20 https://capitolweekly.net/construction-politics-secrecy-clash-in-capitol-project/

    Paula Peper interview on Capitol Public Radio Click Here

    Problems presented to state legislature Click Here

    Watch Video on Capitol Trees

    Presentation on 3 Designs' Effect on Trees

    Preservation Society Press Release 2020 11001.pdf

    2020.10.26_Sacramento's most famous landmark is getting a makeover. Here are 3 Capitol Annex designs

    https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article246668467.html?ac_cid=DM309553&ac_bid=-1642956536

    2020.10.24_No Annexation Without Representation

    https://www.sactownmag.com/no-annexation-without-representation/

    2020.07.15_Dan Walters_State budget 'balanced' with massive debt

    https://calmatters.org/commentary/dan-walters/2020/07/california-budget-balanced-massive-new-debt/

    2020.07.02_Capitol annex visitor's center project to be postponed

    https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article243937822.html

    2020.05.28_Protections for at-risk tribal cultural sites

    https://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2020/05/28/protections-for-at-risk-tribal-cultural-sites.html

    2020.05.27_Here's how a $54B deficit will hurt Californians

    https://calmatters.org/economy/2020/05/california-budget-deficit-severe-cuts-ahead-recession/

    2020.05.21_Never let a crisis go to waste-and a Governor didn't, as CA voters will discover this Fall

    https://www.hoover.org/research/never-let-crisis-go-waste-and-governor-didnt-california-voters-will-discover-fall

    2020.05.21_Building preservationists want to pause Capitol Annex Project

    https://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2020/05/21/building-preservationists-capitol-annex.html

    2020.05.15_Gov Newsom wants to pause 3 major Sacramento office projects due to deficit

    https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/the-state-worker/article242744606.html

    2020.05.11_Will the Capitol Annex Renovation Continue?

    http://livinginurbansac.blogspot.com/2020/05/will-capitol-annex-renovation-continue.html

    2020.05.11_Tree lovers vs Capitol Annex Project

    https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article242599456.html

    2020.05.06_Rallying to Preserve Our Modern Capitol

    https://www.eichlernetwork.com/blog/dave-weinstein/rallying-preserve-our-modern-capitol

    2020.05.04_SacBee Video + Article

    https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article242251211.html

    2020.04.15_Beyond Crazy-Coronavirus turns CA's $20B budget reserves to red ink

    https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article241906161.html

    2020.02.18_Capitol Construction Puts Historic Trees at Risk of Being Cut Down

    https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2020/02/18/capitol-construction-historic-trees-risk/

    2019.12.16_Usual suspects in Sacramento exempt $424M office from usual rules

    https://www.ocregister.com/2019/12/16/usual-suspects-in-sacramento-exempt-424-million-office-from-usual-rules/

    2019.12.10_Every lawmaker gets a window

    https://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article238076604.html

    2019.11.21_Editorial_Taxpayers fund cosmetic fixes for doomed building used by lawmakers? Really?

    https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/opinion/editorials/story/2019-11-12/capitol-annex-cosmetic-improvements-stern-hueso-legislature

    2019.11.20_CA is on track for a $7B budget surplus. Where will the money go?

    https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article237555229.html

    2019.11.12_The Capitol Annex will soon be gutted. Lawmakers still asked for nearly $200K in office upgrades

    https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article236667733.html

    2019.06.17_$4B in State Government Construction

    https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/the-state-worker/article231571438.html

    2019.03.16_Construction Begins on a New State Office Building

    https://www.dgs.ca.gov/Press-Releases/Page-Content/News-List-Folder/Construction-Begins-on-New-State-Office-Building

    2019.03.07_New state office 'swing space' underway

    https://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2019/03/07/new-state-office-swing-space-project-underway.html

    2018.06.25_Capitol Annex faces $755M Redo

    https://capitolweekly.net/capitol-construction-annex-budget/

    2018.06.14_Capitol staff, get ready to move

    https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article213142084.html

    2018.06.12_California lawmakers call in a $1.2 billion wrecking ball for their offices

    https://www.sfchronicle.com/politics/article/California-lawmakers-call-in-a-1-2-billion-12988067.php

    2018.02.26_Replace State Capitol - CSHQA

    https://www.californiaconstructionnews.com/2018/02/26/replace-state-capitol-annex-with-new-543-million-structure-cshqa/

    2018.02.22_CA lawmakers consider a $543M change

    https://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-ca-state-california-lawmakers-consider-a-543-million-change-to-the-state-capitol-in-sacramento-annex-construction-20180222-story.html

    2018.02.21_CA Capitol Annex needs a $543M replacement, report urges

    https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article201229789.html

    2018.02.02_CBS 13_Capitol Construction Puts Historic Trees at Risk of Being Cut Down

    https://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2020/02/18/capitol-construction-historic-trees-risk/

    2017.07.06_Should CA renovate part of the Capitol - or tear it down?

    https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article159829304.html

    2016.06.17_Capitol Roundup_Lawmakers Pass $1B for State Buildings, Restart Gun Research

    https://www.capradio.org/articles/2016/06/17/capitol-roundup-state-building-upgrades-gun-violence-research/

    2016.06.15_CA budget pact cuts review for Capitol Annex Project

    https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article84015472.html

    2016.05.13_Jerry Brown's budget plan predicts slowdown in CA revenue

    https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article77455677.html

    2016.04.17_CA Capitol's aging annex eyed for upgrade or tear down

    https://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article72351432.html

    2016.02.10_LAO says Governor's office-building plan needs more sunshine

    https://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2016/02/10/lao-says-governors-building-plan-needs-sunshine.html

    2016.02.09_Wrecking ball for part of the CA Capitol on the table

    ttps://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article59434474.html

    2016.01.07_State proposed budget includes repairing old capitol buildings

    https://www.kcra.com/article/state-proposed-budget-includes-repairing-old-capitol-buildings/6248412

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