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What's Happening at Cañada? Week of September 28, 2015

Cañada College Invites the Community to Participate in Citizen Science Project

Cañada College Invites the Community to Participate in Citizen Science Project

Public volunteers needed to assist Scientists in their research on Olive Fruit Flies





Who: Cañada College Science & Technology Division, led by Adjunct Biology Professor Diego Nieto is looking for Peninsula residents to assist in its Citizen Science Project.

What: The Citizen Science Project will assist Cañada College in gathering data for olive fruit fly biological control.
Olives have traditionally been a valued community resource in the Woodside-Redwood City area. The olive fruit fly is a global pest, whose larval offspring (i.e. maggots) feed exclusively on olives. Unlike the small fruit flies commonly found in our kitchen that are only capable of depositing eggs in overly ripe or rotten fruit, the olive fruit fly targets ripening fruit to deposit eggs, which makes this robust fly especially problematic for olive growers.  As a result, nearly all unmanaged olives in San Mateo County eventually become inf…

What's Happening at Cañada? Week of September 21, 2015

District aims to rebuild Coastside adult education

District aims to rebuild Coastside adult education Efforts underway to restore Cabrillo adult school
(Source: Julia Reis - julia@hmbreview.com; from Half Moon Bay Review)
Coastside educators are working to restore the Cabrillo Adult School thanks to renewed efforts at the state level to better carry out and fund adult education.
The recession of 2008 led to the closure of adult schools throughout the state as school districts used funds that had once been dedicated to adult education to avoid making cuts to other programs. Cabrillo Adult School, which held classes at Cunha Intermediate School and Half Moon Bay High School, was closed at the end of the 2008-09 school year. Not long after, the Half Moon Bay branch of the College of San Mateo closed its office in response to cutbacks in the San Mateo Community College District. Since then, adult education offerings on the Coastside have largely consisted of English as a second language and computer literacy classes through Cañada College…

PAUL BRIDENBAUGH - AN EXHIBITION OF RECENT PAINTINGS AT CAÑADA COLLEGE ART GALLERY

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