Garden brings community together

Posted: October 20th, 2017 | Communities, Features, San Carlos, Top Stories | No Comments

By Margie M. Palmer

In the past six years, the San Carlos Community Garden has morphed from a concept to a favorite community gathering space, but Garden Leadership Team Volunteer Kelly Wood admits that “it took a village” to transform the space into what it is today.

Wood, who is also a member of the San Carlos United Methodist Church, said the idea for the project came in 2010, when the pastor of the church approached her about starting a community garden.

News from the Allied Gardens/Grantville Community Council – Oct. 20, 2017

By Shain Haug

Town Hall meetings

The Allied Gardens/Grantville Community Council (AGGCC) Town Hall Meeting on Sept. 26 featured Marceline Marques, director of the San Diego Unified School District Neighborhood Enrollment Options Office. This program allows parents choices in the placement of their children in schools other than those nearest to their home. For those of you who could not attend, you can learn more about the program at and you can contact the district at

San Carlos Area Council news – Oct. 20, 2017

By Mickey Zeichick

Our next San Carlos Area Council (SCAC) meeting will be Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. in our branch library, 7265 Jackson Drive. Our meetings are open to the public and the topic will be the real estate market in San Carlos and San Diego and in general — renting versus buying; buying new versus second or more generation of owners.