Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

October, 2000
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Entertaining Autumn Show
The San Francisco Garden Club invites you to attend its annual fund-raiser, Entertaining Autumn, Thursday, November 9, 2000, at Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason Street in San Franciso. The event begins at 11:00 a.m. with cocktails and a silent auction. A fabulous luncheon is at 12:15 p.m. followed by a raffle drawing. Following the raffle, internationally known floral designer Valerie Arelt will demonstrate floral techniques in a show titled "Holiday Memories: Creating New Traditions."

The event is a benefit for the Alice Eastwood Horticultural Scholarship at City College of San Francisco and the Awards of Excellence in Landscape Design at UC Berkeley. Tickets are $70 each and can be purchased through the San Francisco Garden Club office at 640 Sutter Street, 4M, San Francisco. Call 415-771-0282 for more information.

Web Finds

Sudden Oak Death
University of California at Davis has put together a comprehensive site relating to sudden oak death, at It contains information on the history and symptoms of the disease, as well as current treatments available. Catalog

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