News and Events

Coyote Valley Family Harvest Feast

Tai Chi in the Park

Celebrate & Learn About Urban Farming & Enjoy Delicious, Local Food!
Saturday, September 10, 2016, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Free admission, music and entertainment from around the world, kids crafts, home gardening workshops and more! Register now!

Nature in Your Neighborhood

Sierra Vista and Alum Rock Park featured on NBC’s OpenRoad with Doug McConnell

The Open Space Authority's brand new Urban Open Space Grant Program is designed to help create more opportunities to experience nature in your neighborhood—such as trails, parks, community gardens, restored areas around creeks, environmental education programs and more! We are accepting grant applications beginning July 8 until August 26, 2016. Read more information and register for upcoming community workshops.

Download the 2015 Annual Report

Volunteer Opportunity

Check out our monthly volunteer opportunities for the summer here.


Tai Chi in the Park

Tai Chi in the Park

Saturday, August 6, 2016, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
The Open Space Authority is pleased to present Tai Chi, taught by the Morning Crane Healing Arts Center. Learn more.


Request for Proposal

Click HERE for more info.



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Trails Rancho Canada Del Oro

Rancho Cañada Del Oro
Quiet rural landscape and almost nine miles of trails in the Santa Cruz Mountain foothills.

Rancho Trail Map


Sierra Vista

Sierra Vista
Sweeping views and ten miles of trails in the Eastern foothills perched atop Alum Rock Park.

Sierra Vista/Boccardo Trail Map


Coyote Valley

Coyote Valley
4 miles of beautiful trail located in the Valley of the Heart’s Delight

Coyote Valley Trail Map


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Public Meetings

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Public Meetings

Board and Committee Meetings and Agendas (you can check them out here)

Citizens Advisory Committee Meetings and Agendas

Measure Q Expenditure Oversight Committee Meetings and Agendas