Tag Archive: Norman La Force

Nov 03

Now on Sale: Creating the Eastshore State Park, by Norman La Force

They say it takes a village to raise a child.  Well, it took several villages and more to create this park — the Eastshore State Park.  Now the park stretches along the east side of San Francisco Bay from Richmond to Emeryville.  Thirty years ago it was only an idea.  The land was part garbage …

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Aug 24

Coming Soon: Creating the Eastshore State Park by Norman La Force

 Coming in October ’15:  Creating the Eastshore State Park, an Activist History by Norman La Force.   The Eastshore State Park was the result of the work of many people over the course of close to 40 years. As a citizen effort it demonstrated what individual citizens could accomplish with perseverance and by organizing and …

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