ARTICLE. Gregg Dieguez goes to the Montara Water and Sewer District (MSWD) board meetings, and is asking a lot of good questions about water storage for fire. 9/12/19 Meeting Cued to Gregg ‘s Comment regarding Big Wave Subdivision Agreement Phase One.
ARTICLE/ LINK. I spoke with SFPUC, Betsy Rhodes, and Natural Resources and Lands Management Division Manager, Tim Ramirez, Friday afternoon, 8/16/19. With only 14 years experience, Tim can’t say why North Peak mountain peak access was allowed over the years. Possibly, just benign neglect. He is actually trying to track back the entire history (he […]
ARTICLE/ LINKS. How could they consider the loss of access to the top of the mountain “less than significant”? Contacts: National Park Service (NPS): Page 171, Larry Miranda, Lead Environmental Specialist 415-561-4968. Laura Joss, is the General Superintendent for NPS SF, and the Environmental Review Officer for this project. SF Planning (lead agency): Julie Moore, […]
POWERPOINT. According to Besty Rhodes, Public Information Officer for the SFPUC, the gate that went up recently at North Peak Montara Mountain was not put up due to the weather radar project, but because of the sensitive habitat of two rare butterflies, the San Bruno Elfin and Mission Blue. Alternative hike: Check out the Fifield-Cahill Ridge […]
VIDEO. General Manager, Clemens Heldmaier’s staff gives a very informative monitoring report on the state of the unique bedrock Alta Vista well and aquifer (@23:54). Did You Know Montara Water is the Best Water on the Peninsula? (@1:03:45) Learn more about the dynamics between the board and staff (@1:15:15). (650) 728-3545 Website is down, but […]
Raging WildFire? Are You and Your Family Prepared? Ranchers can look to LAEG What would happen if there were a tree crown fire in El Granada, Moss Beach, Montara or Pacifica, or Skyline? It has never happened, yet. Luckily, the distance between the ground vegetation and the crown has always allowed ground fires to be put […]