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September, 2012

In this issue:

Mural Carries Message

Justice for farm worker families in labor housing case

Pescadero produce may find new home in San Francisco

Why we give to Puente: Jim Brigham and Michael Scott






Mural Carries Message  
In an unexpected turn of events, graffiti scrawled under a Pescadero bridge evolved into a mural with a positive, hopeful message for the Pescadero community. Read more in the Half Moon Bay Review.
Justice for farm worker families in labor housing case   
Seven plaintiffs are sharing $115,000 in damages awarded in a court-ordered settlement with Red Marchi & Sons, a Pescadero farming family that subjected tenants to dangerously unsafe housing conditions. Read more.
Pescadero produce may find new home in San Francisco    
Puente is helping South Coast farmers find new footing in a San Francisco market eager for fresh, locally grown ingredients. Expansion is the key to survival, isolated as they are between major cities, says Puente Executive Director Kerry Lobel. Read more.

Why we give to Puente: Jim Brigham and Michael Scott   
Sometimes it’s hard to imagine how much your neighbors need your help until you get to know them. So it was for both Jim Brigham and Michael Scott, two longtime Puente volunteers who have spent years giving their own community members a leg up on the South Coast. Read more.

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