The residents opposing the new development near Fariss Court in El Sobrante must file their appeal by Nov. 29. The cost is $125, and residents say they need about $5,000 to hire a lawyer and commission a geological assessment.

For more information or to donate, contact:

Ann M. Del Tredici

510-222-1391

anndt@aol.com

The residents have also created a Facebook group: "Respond to Fariss Court Development"

www.facebook.com/groups/RespondtoFarissCourtDevelopment/?ref=ts&;fr=ts