The Valley Women’s Club, SLV Native Habitat Restoration Program, and Santa Cruz County Parks are pleased to announce the return for the 4th year of the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC). They will be in the Valley February through April 2019.
While 2018 has been full of issues, activities and new challenges, the Valley Women’s Club also maintains the traditions that bring us together as a community: the General Meeting, the Redwood Mountain Faire, and the Annual River & Road Clean Up. We are also the voice of the Valley in local issues through our relationships with our elected officials.
The 19th Annual ENVIRONMENTAL TOWN HALL (ETH) was a success in every way! A record number of attendees learned fascinating and valuable information from the record number of exhibitor organizations and agencies; our State Assemblymember, Mark Stone, covered a remarkable variety of concerns in depth and answered thoughtful and engrossing questions. Please take the time to “visit” the exhibits and hear from
The Valley Women’s Club’s Environmental Committee for the SLV invites the community to the 18th Annual Environmental Town Hall, November 17th from 1 to 3 PM at the Felton Community Hall.
PG&E’s Wildfire Safety Program Fails to Address Wildfire Ignition From Its Own Equipment.
FAILED for decades to protect rural high-fire areas with the most basic safety upgrades, especially insulated wire (AKA Tree Wire or “hardened”) to replace the thin, bare wire that causes the problem. There is a major effort underway by Southern California Edison ($500 million being spent to install insulated wires by end of 2020). Why not PG&E? FAILED to upgrade
As many of you know, PG&E has begun to implement aspects of its Community Wildfire Safety Program to reduce the risk of fire in high-danger areas such as the San Lorenzo Valley. Our office has received dozens upon dozens of calls and emails from constituents confused about the scope of the program and the rights and responsibilities they have as property owners in responding to PG&E’s requests to conduct enhanced vegetation removal as authorized by the California Public Utilities Commission.
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Petition to Geisha Williams, PG&E CEO and President, Gregg Lemier, Vice President, Electric Transmission Operations, PG&E, and Michael Picker, President, CPUC I live in a high-fire threat district. My community is subject to PG&E’s “Wildfire Safety Program” in which PG&E is seeking to remove trees and vegetation within a 12 ft. radius (24 ft. diameter) around power lines and poles. They