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What's Happening in the San Lorenzo Valley

Felton Covered Bridge

Unveiling Concerns: VWC’s Take on the Proposed Pump Track

Addressing Community Concerns: Our Letter to the Supervisor We want to bring your attention to an important matter at the heart of community well-being. The Valley Women’s Club has taken a step forward by addressing their concerns in a heartfelt letter to Supervisor Bruce McPherson, shedding light on the proposed pump track in Felton Covered Bridge Park. Our focus is…

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Power pole

County Supervisors Get Letter from Commission on the Environment

People Speak in Favor of a New PG&E Agreement During Public Meeting The County Commission on the Environment (COE) voted unanimously to send a letter to the Board of Supervisors containing information from the VWC Environmental Committee’s presentation on July 26th about the potential new PG&E Franchise Agreement, along with supporting documents. At the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors…

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Native Plant & Rummage Sale

Native Plant & Rummage Sale Event to Cultivate Community and Ecosystems

Prepare for an exciting event! The Valley Women’s Club of San Lorenzo Valley (VWC) is excited to present the long-awaited Native Plant & Rummage Sale on September 17, 2023, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Head to the Highlands Park Senior & Community Center at 8500 Highway 9, Ben Lomond, CA 95005. Embark on a captivating quest for hidden treasures…

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Antique, extremely unsafe power poles and equipment

SC County Commission on the Environment Hears PG&E Franchise Presentation

The Santa Cruz County Commission on the Environment (COE) unanimously passed a motion made by Virginia (Gine) Johnson, 5th District Analyst and a member of the commission, recommending to the Board of Supervisors that the Board examine the county’s PG&E franchise fees in its nearly 70-year-old franchise agreement with the utility, adopted in 1955 as County Ordinance 470, with no end date….

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