On August 31, Dennis Waespi, East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) Director for Ward 3, concluded a month-long series of presentations by EBRPD staff.  Dennis provided a short history of the District, an overview of the District and its philosophy especially during the pandemic, highlights regarding recently opened parks, information on parks currently under development, and challenges faced by the District (i.e., drought, dead and dying trees, fire, rising sea level.  Ward 3 includes Castro Valley and Dennis is a Castro Vally resident who worked for EBRPD for 38 years before being elected to the Board of Directors. All the EBRPD presentations are available under the Speakers' Videos 2021-22 and Newsletters 2021-22 tabs.
Also speaking on August 31 was Julien Wagner, owner of the Seven Hills Baking Company in the Castro Valley Marketplace.  Seven Hills Baking Company is the only bakery in Castro Valley focusing on breads and pastries - just ask anyone who has purchases the fresh croissants.  Julien brought samples of the epi and European butter for the members to taste.
To learn more about each presentation including video presentation and additional links to more information, please click here.