Don't just complain about the problem. Become part of the solution.
That was theme of a Wednesday night meeting hosted by Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley.
Dozens of community leaders from Castro Valley, San Lorenzo, Ashland and Cherryland attended.
Together these four unincorporated areas comprise the Eden Township.
The meeting kicked off a planning process known as the Eden Area Livability Initiative. It will help these unincorporated areas get more attention from county agencies.
Anyone can get involved.
The video will show you some of the folks who attended.
You can learn more about the process and how to get involved in this Patch story.
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