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What's Happening in the San Lorenzo Valley


Mt. Hermon Bike Park Concerns

Wednesday June 17, 2015 Good Times by JOH RATHBUN Plans for an educational adventure park in Felton are awaiting approval, but not everyone is thrilled For two years, Mount Hermon developers have had a vision for a new kind of adventure park in Felton—a $4 million project that includes a “magic carpet” to transport mountain bikers to the top of a…

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County Planning Focuses on Sustainability in the Face of Climate Change

Transportation, Sea Rise & More… Principal Planner, Paia Levine, recently emailed the VWC Environmental Committee about the County’s pro-active approach to climate change. Her comments are very interesting and provide links to more details. This is an on-going process but some important steps have been undertaken that you will find of interest! Her comments included the following: “I can report…

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Bus Service Restored to Big Basin Park & to Rancho del Oso

Bus In; Hike to Coast; Bus Out — or Vice Versa Thanks to some improvements in funding, and the efforts of a coalition of SLV and Santa Cruz organizations, residents and elected officials, the Santa Cruz Metro Board of Directors voted unanimously on April 12 to restore summer weekend service to Big Basin State Park and to Waddell Beach (Rancho…

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Restoring the Big Basin Bus Line – Sign the Petition!

Peter Scott, Campaign for Sensible Transportation For many years hundreds of people took the bus to Big Basin State Park to hike and enjoy the Park, saving hundreds of car trips, thousands of gallons of gas, and untold reduction in air pollution. Those in the know would take the bus to the Park in order to hike over the mountains…

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