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What’s Happening in the Valley Women’s Club!

Smoke Pollution Art Contest Winners

An excited crowd of parents and children turned out at the San Lorenzo Valley School Board meeting on Wednesday, October 19th to hear the announcement of the winners of the
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Annual Environmental Town Hall featuring Mark Stone

The innovative annual ENVIRONMENTAL TOWN HALL returns for its 17th year on Saturday, November 12th from 1-3, at Felton Community Hall. Featuring our State Assembly Member (and former 5th District
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Scholarship Fund Rummage Sale a Great Success!

by Hilary Stanley, VWC Scholarship Committee Our rummage sale to benefit the VWC San Lorenzo Valley High School scholarships to Cabrillo College Fund on September 10th earned $1,280.00!      
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Record Number of Youngsters Help at 30th Annual River & Road Clean Up

The 30th Annual SLV River & Road Clean Up was both successful and unusual. For the first time, the number of children working to remove trash and recyclables from along
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Waiting for Felton Meadow Project Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR)

In early March, the County Planning Department requested input on what should be included in the Felton Meadow Project’s Environmental Impact Report, in a “Notice of Preparation (NOP) of the
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Record Number of Youngsters Help at 30th Annual River & Road Clean Up

The 30th Annual SLV River & Road Clean Up was both successful and unusual. For the first time, the number of children working to remove trash and recyclables from along the waterways outnumbered adults! More family groups and over 30 Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts (including Troop 604, and Pack 654 in Felton and Pack
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Waiting for Felton Meadow Project Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR)

In early March, the County Planning Department requested input on what should be included in the Felton Meadow Project’s Environmental Impact Report, in a “Notice of Preparation (NOP) of the Draft Environmental Impact Report.” The NOP was distributed to agencies and organizations throughout the County. Agencies such as NMFS-NOAA and the SLV Water District, and
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Environmental Committee Provides Significant Data to Support County in Effort to Deter PG&E From Removing Thousands of Trees Along Gas Pipelines

Several Environmental Committee members have focused enormous energy into providing the County staff with legal rationale that will enable them to control any agreement with PG&E rather than just following what other counties or cities have done. In essence not allowing PG&E to continue removing trees, but to prevent ANY tree removals until each individual
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Come to the Free Community Forum: Statewide Measure Review

On October 15, at 11:30 a.m., John Laird, California Secretary of Natural Resources, will conduct a free community forum to discuss and explain the 17 statewide measures on the November 8 ballot.  This forum is particularly important this year because several of the measures are overlapping, duplicative, and/or confusing. The forum will be held at
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Be a Part of the 30th Annual River & Road Clean Up, Saturday, September 17th, 2016

Al Haynes, first Watershed Analyst for the San Lorenzo Valley Water District, wrote a grant for the Water District to establish the first River & Road Clean Up thirty years ago. He reached out the the Valley Women’s Club to help him enlist volunteers and manage publicity. After the first year, the VWC coordinated the
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