September SCA Meeting “Health Care, Trees in the Springs, Traffic, and more…”

The public is invited to the monthly meeting of the Springs Community Alliance on Thursday, September 21, at 7:00 pm at La Luz Center, 17560 Greger Street in the Springs.

The September agenda will feature an informal conversation from the Sonoma Valley Hospital about several issues affecting the hospital including the recently passed parcel tax, the South lot and administration and salaries. The Ecology Center will provide an update on the Trees in the Springs project and logistics for the upcoming Springs Community Cleanup (Sep. 23) will be discussed. Also there will be news about a new Springs Traffic committee.

The meeting is open to the public and anyone with an interest in the Springs is welcome to attend and weigh in on issues that matter to them. Translation services will provided.

SCA’s mission is to serve as a hub of communication and information affecting the interests and well-being of all people who live in, serve, or conduct business within the “Springs” neighborhoods of El Verano, Boyes Hot Springs, Fetters Hot Springs and Agua Client.

The goals of the alliance include economic development; environmental safety, beauty and preservation; traffic and roadway issues; health; community outreach and hospitality.

Regular meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at La Luz from 7:00PM-8:30PM.

Springs Community Cleanup

The Springs Community Alliance is organizing a community cleanup for Saturday, September 23 from 9 am to 1:00 pm.

The cleanup will include community volunteers who will walk along both sides of Highway 12 as well as Boyes Blvd. Springs residents are also encouraged to organize cleanups for streets in neighborhoods off of Highway 12. Safety vests, trash bags and trash pickers will be available starting at 9 am at the county commuter parking lot on the East side of Highway 12 at East Thomson Ave.

The cleanup effort will also include weed abatement and residents are invited to bring weed whackers and rakes.

There will also be several debris boxes stationed at Hwy 12 and E. Thomson for refuse, recycling materials and yard waste. No hazardous waste, used tires or appliances will be accepted.

Community Meetings: Immigration and Policy Services – County District 1: Thursday, Sept 14

The County Board of Supervisors will be holding a series of community meetings in each of their districts to bring attention to issues related to immigration policy, help inform residents of their rights and available services, provide a forum for service providers and encourage collaboration, and receive input and feedback from the community. We invite you to attend any of these meetings and would be grateful if you could help us get the word out. Flyers are attached, in English and Spanish.

District One, Supervisor Susan Gorin
Jueves, 14 de Septiembre, 6:00 pm-7:30 pm Altimira Middle School
17805 Arnold Dr., Sonoma
Organizado por Supervisora Susan Gorin Distrito 1

Thursday, September 14, 6:00 pm-7:30 pm Altimira Middle School
17805 Arnold Dr., Sonoma
Hosted by 1st District Supervisor Susan Gorin

Please visit the Immigration Initiative webpage for more information about this important topic –


Thank you for your help!