News from the San Carlos Area Council – Sept. 15, 2017

Posted: September 15th, 2017 | Council News, Featured, San Carlos Area Council | No Comments

By Mickey Zeichick

Our next San Carlos Area Council (SCAC) meeting will be Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, at 6 p.m. at the San Carlos Branch Library at 7265 Jackson Drive. Our meetings are open to the public. Speaker to be announced next month.

Housing crunch effects pets

From State Assemblyman Brian Maienschein’s bulletin: Assembly Bill 1137 “State Financed Housing Companion Animals.” The high cost of housing in California affects families in a wide variety of negative ways. One lesser known but growing impact is to put families in a position of having to choose between keeping their household pet and keeping a roof over their head. Financial evictions have increased, and there is a lack of pet-friendly housing options.

Honoring Jay Wilson

Jay Wilson Day is Sept. 19 and at 10 a.m. in the Council Chambers (12th floor of the City Administration Building located at 202 C St.), Jay will receive a proclamation stating this is his day!

Jay has been a moving force in nearly all of the activities in the Navajo area for a few decades — he is the go-to guy; he is one of a kind and deserves special recognition. Never wanting to out-shine anyone else, he is humble but you will recognize him wherever anything special is happening in our area. He is a supernova!

San Carlos Garden

Yoga is coming to the garden. The garden will be hosting a free Sunset Yoga in the Garden series every Sunday throughout October. Participants can enjoy guided yoga from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The San Carlos Community Garden will begin hosting a free yoga series on Sundays throughout October. (Courtesy

On Saturday, Nov. 11 from 1 to 3 p.m. the garden will have a Growing Connection Festival of Fun. This event is aimed to educate the community about the connection between food, health and nature. Research indicates that early positive experiences with food leads to healthier eating habits.

San Carlos Garden Open House is held each Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. All visitors are welcome. Plots are still available to lease. Stop by our SCAC plot at C-2 where, thanks to Luciano Emanuele, our garden is thriving.

—Mickey Zeichick is president of the San Carlos Area Council. Contact her at to be added to The Interested Persons list. Join for what is happening in San Carlos. Send your $7 annual dues payment to: SCAC at P O Box 19246, San Diego, CA 92159-0246.

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