Sunday
Feb262017

WCC Quarterly meeting

Quarterly meeting of the WCC

Date: 4/30/2017

Time: !:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Where: Eileen Belan's house

1208 Rose Tree Way, Sacramento, Ca

Saturday
Jan212017

WCC work party

Feb 26, 2017

12:00 - 5:00 at the Bowers house

4116 Lock Lomand Way, Livermore, Ca 94550

Sunday
Nov062016

Winter 2017 WCC meeting

The Winter 2017 Western Cave Conservancy Meeting will be held in Palo Alto, in the heart of Silicon Valley area of California. We chose this location to better serve our loyal supporters in northern and central California and adjacent areas. This meeting is open to everyone and we hope to have a good turnout this year.

WHEN: 1 PM, Saturday, January 21, 2017
WHERE:

Peninsula Open Space Trust Headquarters
222 High Street, Palo Alto, CA 94551
(If lost: (510) 301-2003)

DETAILED DIRECTIONS
FROM THE SOUTH

  1. Drive US-101 (Bayshore Freeway) north to Palo Alto (exit west onto University Ave.)
  2. Follow University Avenue west to Middlefield Road
  3. Turn right (north) onto Middlefield Road and continue one block to Lytton Avenue.
  4. Turn left onto Lytton Avenue and continue west for 9 blocks to High Street.
  5. Turn right onto High Street and continue for about 100 feet. POST Headquarters will be the left (west) side of High Street.

FROM THE NORTH

  1. Drive south on US-101 (Bayshore Freeway) to University Avenue exit, west .
  2. Follow the above directions from University Avenue.

WEST FROM THE OAKLAND AREA

  1. Take I-880 south to San Mateo Bridge (CA-92)
  2. Cross San Francisco Bay on San Mateo Bride to US-101 (Bayshore Freeway)
  3. Follow above directions south to Palo Alto-University Avenue, west exit.

Note 1: Alternate Route across San Francisco Bay: Continue south on I-880 to CA-84 and take the Dumbarton Bridge west across the Bay. Head south on US-101 (Bayshore Freeway) and follow directions from the University Ave. off ramp.

CALTRAIN
For those in the San Francisco Bay Area, you may take Caltrain from San Francisco or San Jose and points in between to Palo Alto and avoid driving. Exit Caltrain at the Palo Alto station. Walk a block east across Alma Street and then about two blocks north on Alma past the fire station. Walk a block east on Everett Street to High Street and then turn hard left (north) and look for POST on your left.

PARKING
There is plenty of parking is available on the street.

REFRESHMENTS
There will be a selection of light refreshments to keep you alert through the meeting.

WCC "TOLL FREE" BOARD MEETING TELEPHONE LINK
To use the WCC *toll free* conference call option:

  1. Each attendee should call: 1-866-576-7975
  2. A nice lady's computer-generated voice says "Welcome to the Conference Call, please dial in your access code"
  3. Attendee should dial in 254052# (pound symbol).
  4. Attendee should then announce themself to the meeting so we know they are present.

REFRESHMENTS
There will be a selection of light refreshments to keep you alert through the meeting.

REPOST!!
Please feel free to re-post this announcement on your local grotto list! Thank you and we hope to see many of you on January 21st!

Sunday
Sep112016

WCC meeting November 6, 2016

The November 2016 Western Cave Conservancy Meeting will be held in Livermore, at the join of the Diablo Range and Great Valley area of California. This meeting is open to everyone and we hope to have a good turnout this year.

DATE
Sunday, November 6, 2016

TIME
1:00-5:00 PM (attendees can start arriving as early as 12:30)

LOCATION
Mark and Sharon Bowers 4116 Loch Lomond Way Livermore, CA 94551 (925) 583-6042

We will have a telephone link for those not able to attend in person. Please contact us at mail at westerncaves dot org if you would like to attend by phone.

DETAILED DIRECTIONS

FROM THE SOUTH

  1. Drive I-5 north to I-580 West
  2. Follow I-580 west to Livermore
  3. Exit on First Street (CA-84) towards downtown Livermore
  4. Turn right after about a half mile on N. Mines Road
  5. Turn left in a quarter mile onto Newbury St.
  6. Turn left after about 200 feet onto Hillside Ave.
  7. Continue about 215 feet to the Bower's home on the left.

FROM THE NORTH

  1. Drive south on I-5 to I-505 southwest to I-580 west.
  2. Follow the above directions from First Street.

EAST FROM THE SAN FRANSISCO BAY AREA

  1. Take I-238 east from I-880
  2. Take I-580 east from Castro Valley or east from I-680.
  3. Drive east along I-580 to First Street
  4. Follow above directions south from the First Street (CA-84) exit

PARKING
Plenty of parking is available on the street.

REFRESHMENTS
There will be a selection of light refreshments to keep you alert through the meeting.

Please feel free to re-post this announcement on your local grotto list!

Thursday
Aug182016

WCC Summer Meeting - AUGUST 21, 2016 - San Ramon

The August 2016 Western Cave Conservancy Meeting will be held in San Ramon, at the home of Chuck and Seda Chavdarian. This meeting is open to everyone.

DATE
Sunday, August 21, 2016

TIME
1:00-5:00 PM (attendees can start arriving as early as 12:30)

LOCATION

The home of Chuck and Seda Chavdarian
3890 Aragon Lane, San Ramon, CA 94583
(925) 867-0512

We will have a telephone link for those not able to attend in person. Please contact us at mail at westerncaves dot org if you would like to attend by phone.

DETAILED DIRECTIONS

FROM THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

  1. Drive I-580 east to I-680 north.
  2. Drive north on I-680 to Crow Canyon Road in San Ramon.
  3. Follow Crow Canyon Road west under the freeway for a quarter mile to San Ramon Valley Blvd.
  4. Turn left (south) onto San Ramon Valley Blvd. for about a quarter mile to Norris Canyon Road.
  5. Turn right (west) onto Norris Canyon Road for a block and then turn left (south) onto Cartagena Lane.
  6. Turn left (east) onto Aragon Lane and hook back north for several houses to 3890 on your left.

FROM THE GREAT VALLEY

  1. Drive south on I-5 to I-505 southwest to I-580 west.
  2. Follow the above directions from Crow Canyon Road.  

PARKING
Plenty of parking is available on the street.

REFRESHMENTS
There will be a selection of light refreshments to keep you alert through the meeting.

Please feel free to re-post this announcement on your local grotto list!

Thank you and we hope to see many of you on August 21, 2016!

The home of Chuck and Seda Chavdarian3890 Aragon Lane, San Ramon, CA 94583