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Annual Golf Tourney Supports Grieving Kids

Annual Golf Tourney Supports Grieving Kids

Nineteenth Fairways for Kids Fundraiser at Seascape Golf Club A Success The Friends of Hospice of Santa Cruz County presented another successful Fairways for Kids Golf Tournament at Seascape Golf Club on…

Santa Cruz County Police/Fire Updates View all

One Retailer Cited in Alcohol/Tobacco Sting

One Retailer Cited in Alcohol/Tobacco Sting

One employee at an Aptos alcohol and tobacco retail store was cited by the Sheriff’s Office during a sting operation after they sold alcohol and…

Columnists

Drug Information: How to find it

Drug Information: How to find it

By Ron Conte, Pharm.D. Drug information can be found just about anywhere. Up to date data can…

Citrus On The Sucker List

Citrus On The Sucker List

By Tony Tomeo A five-pound kumquat is a problem! It means something went seriously wrong. Anyone who…

Addressing the Needs of our Local Seniors

Addressing the Needs of our Local Seniors

By Zach Friend It’s estimated that over the next 15-20 years our state’s senior population will nearly…

PJ Sparkles

PJ Sparkles

PJ (ID#A255219) was surrendered to the Shelter after her owner could no longer care for her. PJ…

Invention Convention Winners

Invention Convention Winners

By Scott J. Turnbull “All sorts of things can happen when you’re open to new ideas and…

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

More Than A Century of Celebration By Maya Tabasz The greatest love is a mother’s then comes…

Travels with Charlie (and Michael)

Travels with Charlie (and Michael)

By Janet Payne-Downs Hooray, we did it! Kudos to my son Michael, for rising to the occasion…

April is Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month

By Anna Maletta You might wonder “Why is April ‘Stress Awareness Month?” Taxes, spring fever, spring-cleaning, body…

Top Ten U.S. Prescription Drugs

Top Ten U.S. Prescription Drugs

Ron Conte, Pharm.D. There are two ways to look at the top drugs prescribed in the United…

Way Beyond Last Frost Date

Way Beyond Last Frost Date

By Tony Tomeo Scheduling of gardening chores is as important now as it ever was. We plant…

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Inspiring News in 2018

Inspiring News in 2018

Science Australian researchers develop 10-minute test to detect cancer cells anywhere in the body. Scientists accidently created…

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Upcoming Events

May
1
Wed
7:00 pm CYPRESS HEALTH INSTITUTE MASSAGE... @ CYPRESS HEALTH INSTITUTE
CYPRESS HEALTH INSTITUTE MASSAGE... @ CYPRESS HEALTH INSTITUTE
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 21 @ 10:00 pm
THREE WAYS TO BECOME CERTIFIED Take our 520 hour Therapeutic Massage Certification Program Take our 250 hour Therapeutic Massage Foundation course + 270 hours of individual courses. Take individual courses as your schedule allows to[...]
May
2
Thu
6:00 pm 8-Week Triple P Group: for Famil... @ Mountain Community Resources
8-Week Triple P Group: for Famil... @ Mountain Community Resources
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 20 @ 8:00 pm
8-Week Triple P Group: for Families with Teens Thursdays, May 2 – June 20, 2019, 6 – 8 pm Attend this 8-week Triple P Group to meet other families and learn simple strategies to help[...]
May
18
Sat
all-day Spring Dinner Fundraiser for Soq... @ Soquel High School
Spring Dinner Fundraiser for Soq... @ Soquel High School
May 18 all-day
Spring Dinner Fundraiser for Soquel High Music @ Soquel High School
Help raise money for the Music Department at Soquel High School. Come enjoy a wonderful dinner and listen to the award winning band and choir at Soquel High School.
7:00 pm Beatles Forever @ Aptos High Performing Arts Center
Beatles Forever @ Aptos High Performing Arts Center
May 18 @ 7:00 pm
Aptos High and Junior High Choirs and Soloists present your favorite Beatles songs in concert, backed by a live professional combo. (AHS Rock Bands provide pre-concert performances starting at 6:30 in the auditorium.)
May
19
Sun
all-day Strawberry Fields Forever XXX @ Pajaro Valley High School
Strawberry Fields Forever XXX @ Pajaro Valley High School
May 19 all-day
Strawberry Fields Forever XXX is a fully supported event. Route sheets are provided and SAG Support is available for equipment and physical breakdowns. The rest stops include food, fruits and beverages every 20-30 miles. Lunch[...]
9:00 am Bonny Doon Volunteer Fire & Resc... @ Martin Road Fire Station
Bonny Doon Volunteer Fire & Resc... @ Martin Road Fire Station
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Burrito Breakfast: Breakfast burrito, condiments, rice, beans, fruit, juice, coffee & tea Silent Auction, Bake & Shirt Sale, Activities for Children & Live Music Fire & Wildfire Safety information booths (BD Fire, CERT, Cal Fire,[...]
10:00 am ReGeneration Church Sunday Service @ ReGeneration Church
ReGeneration Church Sunday Service @ ReGeneration Church
May 19 @ 10:00 am
ReGeneration Church Sunday Service 10a Worship and Bible Study Join us for verse-by-verse teaching of the New Testament every Sunday morning. www.TheReGenerationChurch.com for details
10:30 am Eco-event @ Congregational Church of Soquel
Eco-event @ Congregational Church of Soquel
May 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Members of the church will share what we’ve learned and what we are doing in our own homes to help the environment. We will have booths about reducing plastic waste, buying recycled/natural products for the[...]
12:00 pm Play It Forward Santa Cruz @ Louden Nelson Community Center
Play It Forward Santa Cruz @ Louden Nelson Community Center
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Play it Forward Santa Cruz is an all-ages festival of creative playshops, feel-good music and fun experiences demonstrating how play can transform lives and strengthen communities. Brought to you by the Santa Cruz Public Libraries[...]
2:00 pm Beatles Forever @ Aptos High Performing Arts Center
Beatles Forever @ Aptos High Performing Arts Center
May 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Aptos High and Junior High Choirs and Soloists present your favorite Beatles songs in concert, backed by a live professional combo. (AHS Rock Bands provide pre-concert performances starting at 6:30 in the auditorium.)
4:00 pm Overeaters Anonymous @ Ben Lomond Community Library
Overeaters Anonymous @ Ben Lomond Community Library
May 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Do you struggle with compulsive eating? You are not alone. Drop into a free, friendly OA 12-Step meeting with the solution. All are welcome! More information at SantaCruzOA.org/meetings or 831-429-7906
May
21
Tue
7:00 pm Overeaters Anonymous @ Christ Lutheran Church
Overeaters Anonymous @ Christ Lutheran Church
May 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Do you struggle with compulsive eating? You are not alone. Drop into a free, friendly OA 12-Step meeting with the solution. Meets in the Gazebo Room. More information at SantaCruzOA.org/meetings or 831-429-7906
May
22
Wed
all-day Coastal Rail Trail Ribbon-Cutting @ West Base of the San Lorenzo River Railroad Trestle Bridge
Coastal Rail Trail Ribbon-Cutting @ West Base of the San Lorenzo River Railroad Trestle Bridge
May 22 all-day
The City of Santa Cruz invites the community to the ribbon-cutting for the first segment of the Coastal Rail Trail- the Trestle Trail Project. There is free parking and bike valet- just say “ribbon- cutting”[...]
all-day Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
May 22 all-day
Geezer Golfers of Valley Gardens 8:30am, Valley Gardens 263 Mt. Hermon Road, Scotts Valley Feeling over par? So do we. The “Geezer Golfers of Valley Gardens” invites you to join our affable group of senior[...]

5th District Supervisor McPherson View all

Hope On The Horizon for County Roads

Hope On The Horizon for County Roads

By Bruce McPherson Fixing our roads, whether it is from regular wear-and-tear or…

Relief, Worry about Winter Weather

PG&E’s Community Wildfire Safety Program

County Budget Highlights

Fifth District News: June 2018