A low-cost tool to help combat global warming: get local governments, non-profits, and community organizations to incentivize homeowners, building owners, and others to paint rooftops and other surfaces white or with a highly reflective coating. The more solar radiation is reflected from the earth, the less global warming occurs.
North Marin is in desperate need of a multi-field, multi-use sports complex. The schools with enough space to rent fields do not always maintain them. By the middle of a typical soccer season, conditions range from barely adequate to dangerous. A community-supported sports complex is the solution.
The newly built Graton Casino in Rohnert Park should provide a free bus system for the SSU college students. This will provide a safe and free mode of transportation for the students at all hours until 2 A.M. The bus system will provide a free ride home and to class for the students as well as encourage the students to shop locally.
California should follow the lead of other states and allow citizens to buy a state parks pass at the time they register/renew a vehicle. This simplifies the entire process, would likely increase the number of passes sold, and thus increase the funding for and usage of parks.