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Supporters of a two-year campaign to extend national monument status to a breathtaking stretch of southern Mendocino coastline are abuzz with speculation that President Barack Obama might use his executive authority to make it happen, and that he might do so soon.
A key reason for the anticipation is the president’s pledge two weeks ago during his State of the Union address to use his office “to protect more of our pristine federal lands.”
Reginald Green at the Children’s Bell Tower (Photo by Andrea Granahan)
A song for Nicholas by Alex Cooley
You were a strong hearted boy/With a talent,/You helped us through our cries and joys./You were a little boy/With a bow tie,/And you will be forever more
Nicholas Green, the world’s most famous organ donor, was back in the minds of Bodega Bay residents last week when a Russian documentary maker came to town to make a new film about him.
The Bodega Bay 7-year-old was shot and killed 20 years ago while on vacation with his family in Italy. His parents decided to donate his organs, aiding the lives of seven recipients.
Top 10 Stewardship Travel Hikes, Walks and Docent Led Tours in WineCoastCountry Along CA’s Central Coast HWY 1 Discovery Route
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Feb. 17, 2014 — /PRNewswire/ — There are many breathtaking hiking trails, interesting walks, and illuminating docent-led tours in California’s WineCoastCountry that offer visitors the opportunity to learn more about nature, history, and to just feel good while making a difference on vacation. Spanning 101 miles of prime Pacific coastline conveniently located midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, this spectacular region consists of 10 diverse artisan towns and seaside villages rich in character and history.
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