Hello everyone, 
Welcome to our new members, thank you for joining us. 
From today's New York Times:
“This was sort of a wake-up call,” said Gary Griggs, a professor of earth sciences who has taught at the University of California, Santa Cruz, since the 1960s. “I’ve never seen this much damage this quickly in my 55 years here. So it’s time to step back and say, ‘This is what’s coming.’”
This article outlines the challenge ahead and adds weight to our collective responsibility:
"Debates similar to the one around West Cliff Drive are likely to play out across California in the coming decades as the effects of climate change take their toll.”
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Heres a link to the article:
Check out this article by our Founding Member and Big Wave Surfer, Tyler Fox
This national attention on how we re-imagine West Cliff makes this evenings kickoff Zoom from Santa Cruz City management even more important. 
Here is a link to the zoom meeting invitation from the City:
Let's invest the time to listen to city leadership as they update us on how they are dealing with the emergency and next steps to engage with the community and plan for the decades ahead. 
Al, Hilary, Nik & Bob. 


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