Featured above is the founding board president of CHEER
Herman Garcia jr. circa 1979




the "california kid"

the "hermanator"


david sanchez (handle when playing on the road incognito)

trout rustler




Ocean Cleanup event: Garbage museum on wheels displays sampling of dumped items

Moss Landing >> Herman (Herm) Garcia was a professional poker player for 40 years. Now he’s betting all his chips on the environment.

He is the founder and president of Coastal Habitat Education & Environmental Restoration, better known as CHEER. On Saturday CHEER, its partners and other groups met at Moss Landing for its first Ocean Cleanup event.
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CHEER will install 24 no dumping signs at high risk dumping areas in the Pajaro River watershed, which includes South Santa Clara, San Benito, Santa Cruz and Monterey County. Installation begins November 1, 2015.