With YOUR help the San Lorenzo River Estuary Project will improve the wildlife habitat. We welcome you to join us to increase the growth margins around established native plants, prune back bushes, liberate overgrown natives & mingle with other wonderful volunteers.
The Valley Women’s Club is delighted to announce Paul Norcutt and Janinne Chadwick as the 2019 recipients of the Hammer-Marcum Award for Outstanding Community Service.
Please join long-time journalist and commentator Bruce Bratton on KZSC Radio, tomorrow night (Tuesday, September 24) at 7:30 pm as he interviews VWC Environmental Committee Chair, Nancy Macy, about the crucial safety problems that PG&E’s massive Enhanced Vegetation Management Plan, and the “pro-active” cutting of power when winds threaten the power lines, are failing to address, threatening us all. You
We are pleased to share with you Peter Wohlleben video. He is the German author of the bestseller “Hidden Life of Trees”. He has the expertise and specialized knowledge about how the forest & its trees connect to the planet, so we had reached out to him for his consideration of the PG&E Wildfire Mitigation Plan. We had explained to him
UPDATE – MAY 2019 The tragic wildfires of the past two years have highlighted decades of infrastructure neglect by PG&E clearly demonstrating that its electric transmission & distribution business model is, indeed, “Run to Failure,” as it was with its gas lines in San Bruno, rather than safety and fire prevention. New York Times: How PG&E Ignored Fire Risks in Favor
After more than 30 years operating the three Redemption/Recycling centers in the San Lorenzo Valley, the VWC is preparing to close down the centers, effective July 1. The Ben Lomond Transfer Station will continue to provide recycling services without any redemption options.
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
With profound regret, the Valley Women’s Club of San Lorenzo Valley (VWC), after thirty years providing this valuable service to our community, announces the closure of its SLV Redemption/Recycling Centers (SLVRR) in Felton, Ben Lomond, and Boulder Creek
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