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What's Happening in the San Lorenzo Valley

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Act Now to Oppose AT&T Landline Phone Abandonment 

Many of us in the San Lorenzo Valley and rural Santa Cruz County still depend on AT&T’s landline phones as the most dependable way to call for help in emergencies like winter storms or wildfires. When the power is out, as it often is in bad weather or natural disasters, a landline may be our only way of communicating. It…

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PG&E’s Enhanced Powerline Safety Settings are Extremely Hazardous

The only way for PG&E to prevent wildfires is to turn off the power. Enhanced Vegetation Management failed (costing billions and destroying over a million trees since 2018), only reducing ignitions by 7%. PG&E also instituted the Public Safety Power Shutoffs in 2018 that, after the first disastrous experience, were preceded by a warning to the impacted customers. To avoid PSPS, PG&E has turned…

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The Truth about PG&E’s Role in the Dixie Fire

The Dixie Fire was the largest (non-complex) fire in California and the second largest in US history. Suppression alone cost over 650 million dollars. A person convicted of the felony of causing a fire must go to prison and pay a fine. Here is the CAL FIRE report detailing PG&E’s complete failure to remove the tree and respond to the…

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Boulder Creek Business Association

Boulder Creek Business Association

The historic township of Boulder Creek seeks to promote a diverse, vibrant downtown economy of locally owned and operated businesses that celebrates its social equality, cultural heritage and the natural beauty of the surrounding redwood forest.  Boulder Creek encourages opportunities to grow community involvement, increase inclusion, and strengthen meaningful collaborative bonds with organizations that share the needs and desires of…

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