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September Issue ~ What’s With the E-Bike? Where does it fit in, and what for? September Issue 2017

By rosalinda | April 16, 2018

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…

October Issue ~ YOUR CHILDREN ARE WATCHING!

By rosalinda | April 16, 2018

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…

November Issue ~ San Benito River

By rosalinda | April 16, 2018

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…

February Issue ~ Inside San Benito County’s Council of Governments

By rosalinda | April 16, 2018

The Council of Governments (COG) for San Benito County takes great pains to analyze our local traffic and roads around San Juan and Aromas, as well as the rest of the County. We need to pay attention to the studies they make and participate whenever possible. Although Caltrans controls a lot of what can be…

June Issue ~ COMPLETE STREET? Do you mean the roadwork isn’t done?!

By rosalinda | April 16, 2018

Mission Village Voice R.E.A.C.H. column, June issue COMPLETE STREET? Do you mean the roadwork isn’t done?! Perhaps the term ‘Complete Streets’ is ambiguous, but to those trying to figure out how to make communities walking and bicycling friendly, it is the solution. When people find walking or bicycling along a road or street comfortable, there…

July Issue ~ SUMMER IS FOR PICNICS AND EXERCISE!

By rosalinda | April 16, 2018

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…