Sunnyvale neighbors to appeal court’s decisions in Raynor lawsuit

Despite losing its lawsuit, a group of Sunnyvale residents fighting to restore public access to Raynor Park is not done fighting yet.

The group is appealing the court’s rulings in favor of the city.

“Our lawyer is still working on the filings, and we hope that the district court takes up our appeal,” Tim Dietrich, co-founder […]

By |November 26th, 2014||

Sunnyvale residents form alliance to sue city over Raynor Park sale

A grassroots effort is looking to preserve what grassy areas the city of Sunnyvale has left.

A group of neighbors has banded together to form Save Sunnyvale Parks & Schools, Inc.–an alliance of Santa Clara County residents dedicated to keeping Sunnyvale’s parks and facilities open for the public–and filed a lawsuit against the city over […]

By |March 8th, 2014||

Stratford School to officially move into Raynor

Emotions were high during three hours of discussion in Sunnyvale Council Chambers Dec. 3 regarding shared use of Raynor Park with new activity center tenants, Stratford School.

Many members of the public were unhappy with the idea of losing access to public park space when the joint use agreement was first discussed at the councils’ […]

By |December 6th, 2013||

$14 million sale of Raynor hinges on joint use agreement

While the Sunnyvale City Council agreed to sell the Raynor Activity Center to Stratford School, an independent private school, for more than $14 million Nov. 19, the council could not agree on the details regarding a joint use agreement for the park space after hearing about an hour’s worth of public testimony.

Negotiations on those […]

By |November 20th, 2013||

Sunnyvale council to detail sale of Raynor Activity Center

The details as to how the Raynor Activity Center will be sold will be discussed at the Sunnyvale City Council’s Nov. 19 meeting.

Tuesday night’s agenda includes discussion and possible action regarding approval of the purchase and sales agreement for the activity center, including a joint-use agreement of the Raynor Park Open Space Area.

Located at […]

By |November 13th, 2013||

Sunnyvale City Council declares Raynor Activity Center up for sale

After exhausting another option for the Raynor Activity Center site, the Sunnyvale City Council voted on May 8 to reject proposals for the long-term lease of the center, instead declaring it a surplus property for sale.

The 4-3 decision–with Vice Mayor David Whittum and councilmen Pat Meyering and Jim Davis dissenting–came after a two-hour discussion, […]

By |May 9th, 2013||

Multiple agencies continue to vie for Raynor Activity Center in Sunnyvale

Two schools that were bypassed as potential operators of the Raynor Activity Center are vying for another opportunity.

The German International School of Silicon Valley and the Morgan Autism Center have resubmitted requests for qualification to occupy the center on Partridge Avenue.

Requests for qualifications were taken during the month of February, and those qualified are […]

By |February 28th, 2013||