January Issue ~ 2017 Brought Good News for Parks
As the year 2017 took its course in the County San Benito, a consulting firm was contracted to reorganize the Resource Management Agency (Planning, Building, Public Works, and Integrated Waste). Since parks, recreational facilities, programs and structures, come under Public Works, we at R.E.A.C.H. San Benito Parks Foundation have been noting the positive changes, not…Read More
February Issue ~ INSIDE THE SBC PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION
R.E.A.C.H. INSIDE THE SBC PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION Valerie Egland, for the Mission Village Voice , 2-22-2016 Once a month, currently on an ‘as needed’ basis, but always quarterly, the PRC meets in the Board of Supervisor’s (BOS) Chambers, 4thStreet, Hollister. The Commission is made up of one Commissioner per County Supervisorial District, a…Read More
September Issue ~ What’s With the E-Bike? Where does it fit in, and what for? September Issue 2017
Mission Village Voice Valerie J. Egland September Issue R.E.A.C.H. San Benito Parks Foundation on assignment: What’s With the E-Bike? Where does it fit in, and what for? More than a year ago I started a dialogue with Brian Lucas about a speech I heard on Public Broadcasting about important new technologies that will affect the…Read More
October Issue ~ YOUR CHILDREN ARE WATCHING!
MVV Article for October Issue, 2017 Valerie Egland R.E.A.C.H. San Benito Parks Foundation YOUR CHILDREN ARE WATCHING! COASTAL CLEANUP DAY, 2017! We did it again! The arduous work of being janitors to the highway we live near, coastal California. I’ve had bits and pieces of debris climb out of the bed of my truck, to…Read More
November Issue ~ San Benito River
Following our instincts to wander into the San Benito River environment, an R.E.A.C.H. contingent including Dave Pollard, Jim Ostdick, Robin Pollard, Don Pidd, and myself walked into the river bed with the permission of Jim West, Granite Rock properties advisor to R.E.A.C.H. We took a well-established trail behind the San Benito County High School and…Read More
July Issue ~ SUMMER IS FOR PICNICS AND EXERCISE!
Mission Village Voice, July 2017 Issue, R.E.A.C.H. Article Valerie Egland SUMMER IS FOR PICNICS AND EXERCISE! Summer is here! Solstice came and went with a 70 year cycle Full Moon, and it was gorgeous. More spectacular because it made such a lovely extension to the longest day of the year, don’t you think? Now, fully…Read More