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The Drought is Over! Or is it?

By Nancy Macy, Environmental Committee Chair The reservoirs are full, and the seasonal and year-round creeks and the River are running high (and flooding). The good news is, we can be relieved and happy that the forests and wildlife surviving the storms will be healthier and stronger, and the reservoirs are full. AND, we can all finally breathe a sigh…

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PG&E equipment on Pilger Road. Nov. 9, 2018

Update on PG&E Wildfire Management Plan: Enhanced Vegetation Management Fails to Provide Safety from Wildfire

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…

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Second Annual Art Contest Winners Announced

Monterey Bay Air Resources District and Valley Women’s Club An excited crowd of parents and children turned out at the San Lorenzo Valley School Board meeting on Wednesday, November 15th to hear the announcement of the winners of the Second Annual Art Contest sponsored by the Monterey Bay Air Resources District and Valley Women’s Club. The artwork of all the…

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Assembly Member Mark Stone Provides Insights into State Governance at Environmental Town Hall

Our State Assembly Member, Mark Stone, delved into legislation and State regulations relating to plastics pollution, water issues, and energy at the 18th Annual Environmental Town Hall. The audience was deeply engaged and had so many questions that the program, presented last Saturday at Felton Community Hall, ran overtime. Along with Mark’s discussions, there were representatives providing information and literature…

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