Community Engagement – “Soft Costs” with Hard Realities, Posted on by Ben Kelahan

The wind industry is encountering more opposition than ever. The industry now faces even a more challenging stakeholder environment than they had before

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LA Times: Carson slaps moratorium on oil drilling over fracking concerns, Posted on by fivecorners

By Christine Mai-DucMarch 19, 2014, 12:06 p.m. The Carson City Council passed a moratorium on all new oil drilling citywide late Tuesday night after dozens of residents spoke against a massive proposed oil project by Occidental Petroleum. In a 5-0 vote, council members imposed an immediate ban on new drilling for 45 days while the city studies the safety of various well stimulation methods …

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SFGate: Oakland worse for parking than San Francisco, Posted on by fivecorners

Posted on Wednesday, March 26 at 5:12pm | By Michael Cabanatuan People foolish enough to try and park their cars in San Francisco often whine and gripe about how bad the city is for parking.  But according to a new study, we’re not the worst in the nation — or even in the Bay Area. The study by Nerd Wallet, which describes itself as “a …

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Lifehacker: Track What You Waste Time On Right Alongside Your Accomplishments, Posted on by fivecorners

We all have those little time wasters in our lives. Perhaps you turn the TV on while getting ready in the morning and get a bit too sucked in.

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The Province: Vancouver preparing to zone for parking-free condo towers, Posted on by fivecorners

Condo towers without parking stalls would be aimed at young professionals who choose to live car-free BY SAM COOPER, THE PROVINCE MARCH 20, 2014 Vancouver is moving toward zoning that would allow condo towers to be built without parking stalls, planners say.The move would allow developments similar to an existing condo in Toronto and a proposed one in Calgary, in buildings …

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Five Corners Strategies opens Harrisburg office, Posted on by Frank Rizzo

Five Corners Strategies is pleased to announce it has opened an office in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to support our growing work in the Keystone State. The team at Five Corners Strategies has worked on over 175 grassroots campaigns across Pennsylvania. We have worked with some the Commonwealth’s largest retailers, health care companies, and many of the largest natural gas companies operating …

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Getting the Community to Advocate for Your Company, Posted on by Frank Rizzo

Public Outreach: Getting the Community to Advocate for Your Company (This article appeared in the April 2013 issues of Waste Advantage Magazine) We crowded around a small table at a landfill’s operation center to discuss an ongoing problem. The neighbors were angry and had mobilized to fight a proposed expansion of the facility. The opposition had already caused costly delays …

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Five Corners Strategies wins two Pollie awards!, Posted on by Frank Rizzo

Five Corners Strategies is proud to have been awarded two “Pollie” awards at the 2013 American Association of Political Consultants gala dinner last week. The annualevent recognizes the “Best of the Best” in political advertising, grassroots public affairs, voter contact and communications strategy. We are incredibly honored to be acknowledged by our peers for our team’s excellence in community engagement, land …

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