The Valley Women’s Club of San Lorenzo Valley
Restoring SLV

Restoring Our Valley

Resources to help you after the fires We hope that you are well and safe in these exceptional hard times. Together the Santa Cruz Mountain residents have navigated through the hectic, unexpected evacuation; faced the grief of losing either our own homes; or friends, family, neighbors losing theirs. As members of this community, we have

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Halloween Crossing Guards Wanted in Boulder Creek!

Halloween is approaching and the VWC is again supporting the Boulder Creek Business Association with pedestrian safety control during the Boulder Creek Downtown Trick or Treat. Volunteers are needed to help show pedestrians what route to follow and where to cross Hwy 9 safety with the crossing guards. The event itself is from 5 to 7

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Large redwood stumps on Pilger Road. Nov. 15, 2018

Nancy Macy, VWC Enviro Committee Chair to be interviewed regarding PG&E Wildfire Safety Plan

Please join long-time journalist and commentator Bruce Bratton on KZSC Radio, tomorrow night (Tuesday, September 24) at 7:30 pm as he interviews VWC Environmental Committee Chair, Nancy Macy, about the crucial safety problems that PG&E’s massive Enhanced Vegetation Management Plan, and the “pro-active” cutting of power when winds threaten the power lines, are failing to

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Road Safety

April 4, 2019: Please attend and sign petition to improve the safety of our Valley roads

WHAT: Show of support for pedestrian safety on Highway 9 (and elsewhere in the SLV) WHEN: Thursday, April 4, 9 AM WHERE: Watsonville City Council Chambers, 275 Main St #400, Watsonville, CA 95076 SIGN UP: Click this link to commit to attend. This will help us know how many to expect. Thanks!   Dear Neighbors, It

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Federal Aviation Administration Needs To Hear From You!

Please Read and Sign The Petition: Flight Path Noise The Valley Women’s Club Board of Directors unanimously opposes the potential proposal to lower flight path levels and move flight patterns back over the San Lorenzo Valley area. This is a regional issue that affects about 50,000 Santa Cruz County residents in the San Lorenzo Valley, Scotts

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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

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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

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Health Issues -Some Quick Ideas

West Nile Virus Update Go to  http://westnile.ca.gov. and…   5 Foods That Sabotage Your Sleep By Melanie Haiken, Senior Editor of Caring.com If you’re having trouble sleeping, what about a midnight snack? Think twice–here are five foods that can prevent you from getting a good night’s rest: 1. Chocolate. Love an evening cup of cocoa?

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List of GMO Foods Published

  The Center for Food Safety has published a list of brands in various processed food categories telling which have GMOs, which may have GMOs, and which do not have GMOs. The Guide also explains a lot about the issue, which is helpful. Read the report here.    

Health & Safety – Sharps Solution and Disposing of Medications

From Vitamins and Aspirin to Prescriptions and Syringes – You Can Protect Our Groundwater and Keep Folks Safe It is surprisingly easy to dispose of OTC or prescription medications and used syringes in the San Lorenzo Valley and throughout Santa Cruz County. County Recycling Coordinator, Jeffrey Smedberg was instrumental in establishing the Sharps Solutions Program

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