Red Cross volunteer Robyn Cohen at St. Francis Retreat. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Police / Fire

Red Cross volunteers have short stay at St. Francis Retreat

Members deployed to provide shelter, food and medical services to those affected by regional wildfires.

Ed DeGroot with Saint Francis Retreat told the group that his team is working on succession planning. Photo by Leslie David.

Nonprofits

Executive directors share challenges and solutions at roundtable

Nonprofit leaders meet with the Community Foundation several times a year to discuss projects, issues, and catch up on each other’s work.

St. Francis Retreat in San Juan Bautista. Photo courtesy of Karminder Brown.

SJB filmmaker produces movie about historic interfaith meeting built on peace

The meeting between Francis de Assisi and the Muslim leader, Sultan Malik al-Kamil, is the subject of a film by Michael Wolfe. A free screening of "The Sultan and the Saint" will take place at St. Francis Retreat July 18.

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Art & Culture

Local Musician Zachary Freitas Releases New CD: “Bitter Vanilla”

Local Musician Is Planning a CD Release Concert Soon