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What's Happening in the San Lorenzo Valley


The Friends of San Lorenzo Valley Water Asks Questions of SLVWD Board Candidates

The Friends of San Lorenzo Valley Water (FSLVW) is a “group of local residents working to ensure clean and healthy water for all who live in the SLV.” If you visit their website, you will see that we all share the same concerns for our water, watershed, and the SLV Water District that the Friends have. And they have accomplished…

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SLVWD Surcharge

The VWC Supports the SLV Water District 5 Year CZU Fire Recovery Surcharge

The VWC strongly endorses the SLVWD’s proposed CZU Fire Recovery surcharge, limited to 5 years, as the solution to provide for critical financial needs caused by the fire. As owner/rate-payers of the water district, it is critical that we support the proposed surcharge to pay for fire recovery and resiliency.  Responding to the fire emergency has severely depleted  the district’s…

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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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Fresh Ideas – Environmental Issues You Care About

Jane Mio Blog on lower San Lorenzo For a new take on the San Lorenzo River, go to Jane’s blog to read a wonderful series of first-person essays based on the experiences of Jane Mio and Barbara Riverwoman (yes, that’s her name), who have a powerful viewpoint based on thousands of hours spent along the River. In Jane’s words, their…

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