The Valley Women’s Club of San Lorenzo Valley
Why Join the VWC?

Because you can make a difference, right here, at home.

What's Happening in the San Lorenzo Valley

San Lorenzo Valley Estuary Project

VOLUNTEER AND REDUCE STRESS! San Lorenzo River Estuary Project • June 15, 2019

With YOUR help the San Lorenzo River Estuary Project will improve the wildlife habitat. We welcome you to join us to increase the growth margins around established native plants, prune back bushes, liberate overgrown natives & mingle with other wonderful volunteers.

You’re invited: Memorial for Fred McPherson: June 23, 2019

A memorial for our beloved Fred McPherson will be held at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park in the Main Picnic area Sunday, June 23rd at noon.
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
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Recycling bottles and cans

The Lowdown on the Closedown of CRV Redemption/Recycling Centers

After more than 30 years operating the three Redemption/Recycling centers in the San Lorenzo Valley, the VWC is preparing to close down the centers, effective July 1. The Ben Lomond Transfer Station will continue to provide recycling services without any redemption options.
Recycling at the bin

Recycling Centers to Close in Felton and Boulder Creek

With profound regret, the Valley Women’s Club of San Lorenzo Valley (VWC), after thirty years providing this valuable service to our community, announces the closure of its SLV Redemption/Recycling Centers (SLVRR) in Felton, Ben Lomond, and Boulder Creek
Stop the madness!

A Formal Complaint Filed With California Public Utilities Commission

PG&E’s Wildfire Safety Program Fails to Address Wildfire Ignition From Its Own Equipment.

From Bruce McPherson: PG&E Wildfire Safety Program Underway in San Lorenzo Valley

As many of you know, PG&E has begun to implement aspects of its Community Wildfire Safety Program to reduce the risk of fire in high-danger areas such as the San Lorenzo Valley. Our office has received dozens upon dozens of calls and emails from constituents confused about the scope of the program and the rights and responsibilities they have as property owners in responding to PG&E’s requests to conduct enhanced vegetation removal as authorized by the California Public Utilities Commission.

Protect Your Trees – Flyer

Please share or print and distribute this flyer to your friends and neighbors. Click to view .pdf    

Logs stockpile behind Kmart.

Sign the Petition! PG&E: Insulate Your Power Lines to Improve Fire Safety!

Petition to Geisha Williams, PG&E CEO and President, Gregg Lemier, Vice President, Electric Transmission Operations, PG&E, and Michael Picker, President, CPUC I live in a high-fire threat district. My community is subject to PG&E’s “Wildfire Safety Program” in which PG&E is seeking to remove trees and vegetation within a 12 ft. radius (24 ft. diameter) around power lines and poles. They
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Know More About PG&E’s Wildfire Safety Program

Many are confused by changing information from PG&E, and PG&E’s implementing the wildfire safety program in our county, without an opportunity, in advance, for residents to ask questions and get more specific information.

Letter to PG&E Regarding Tree Removal from our Representatives

Responding to the confusion and controversy over PG&E’s precipitous, ill-conceived and destructive Wildfire Safety Program, Supervisor Bruce McPherson and State Assemblymember Mark Stone have co-signed this letter to PG&E’s CEO and President, VP, and CPUC President.

Halloween Crossing Guards Needed in Boulder Creek

Halloween is approaching and the VWC is again supporting the Boulder Creek Business Association with pedestrian safety control during Trick or Treating downtown. Volunteers are needed to help show pedestrians what route to follow and where to cross Hwy 9 safety with the crossing guards. 

River-Love! Spend two hours helping the Estuary Restoration Project, Oct 20, 2018

In two hours, we will successfully improve the growth conditions for the native plants by removing dead wood and weeds. Your achievements will be greatly appreciated by the bees, butterflies, birds, native plants & our community!

Plastic Water

Beating Plastic Pollution in Our Oceans

Join local artists, activists, the California Coastal Commission and the Coastal Watershed Council in a collaboration of interactive art and aerial dance to explore how plastic waste is poisoning our oceans.