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Edward Ortega Named “Farmer of the Year” at 2019

Edward Ortega Named “Farmer of the Year” at 2019

Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau’s 102nd Annual Meeting Edward Ortega has been selected by the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau as the 2019 “Farmer of the Year”. This award is presented annually…

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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

Evacuating During an Emergency

Evacuating During an Emergency

Having a Plan in Place is Key for Safety By Ryan Peters, Fire Captain, Aptos-La Selva Fire…

All In The Family Business

All In The Family Business

By Ron Kustek There are many reasons why hire family — they are usually more committed with…

Aging Happily

Aging Happily

By Lawrence A. Tartaglino I know it, I admit it, I accept it, and I am not…

Spontaneous Limb Failure Is Real

Spontaneous Limb Failure Is Real

By Tony Tomeo It sounds like science fiction, but it is not. Every spring and during particular…

County Adopts Budget

County Adopts Budget

The County recently completed budget hearings for the upcoming fiscal year. The budget funds everything from public…

Fiscal Transparency

Fiscal Transparency

By Bruce McPherson Starting July 1, Santa Cruz County will enter a new fiscal year with a…

Defining “Boundaries” Together

Defining “Boundaries” Together

Part 3 of “How to Help Your Daughter Understand Consent” published on June 1 By Trish Allison…

Connecting Respect and Self-Respect

Connecting Respect and Self-Respect

Part 2 of “How to Help Your Daughter Understand Consent” published on June 1, 2019 By Trish…

A Gift Behind Every Disappointment

A Gift Behind Every Disappointment

By Joyce and Barry Vissell “There is a gift behind each disappointment and sadness.” These are words…

The Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of Summer

By Lawrence A. Tartaglino Summertime in Santa Cruz: long balmy days, beaches, BBQ, and the Boardwalk. Dogs…

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US Conference of Mayors New Resolution

US Conference of Mayors New Resolution

Supports Cities Rights to Protect Taxpayers from Climate Change Costs At its annual conference, the United States…

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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[...]
Jul
2
Tue
1:00 pm Cypress Health Institute PHYSIOL... @ Cypress Health Institute
Cypress Health Institute PHYSIOL... @ Cypress Health Institute
Jul 2 @ 1:00 pm – Jul 30 @ 3:30 pm
Physiology: Topics include the study and understanding of: *Muscles: The names and types of muscles, the anatomy and function of muscles, how muscle contraction works and disorders of muscle function. *Connective Tissue: The types of[...]
Jul
20
Sat
all-day Santa Cruz Mountains Challenge @ UC Santa Cruz - Baskin School of Engineering
Santa Cruz Mountains Challenge @ UC Santa Cruz - Baskin School of Engineering
Jul 20 all-day
The Santa Cruz County Cycling Club presents the 21stannual Santa Cruz Mountains Challenge road cycling event on Saturday July 20th, 2019. The start and end of the ride will be held at the University of[...]
Jul
24
Wed
all-day Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
Jul 24 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[...]
Jul
31
Wed
all-day Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
Jul 31 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[...]
7:00 pm Santa Cruz County Prostate Cance... @ Katz Cancer Resource Center
Santa Cruz County Prostate Cance... @ Katz Cancer Resource Center
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Santa Cruz County Prostate Cancer Support Group @ Katz Cancer Resource Center
Our first meeting at the Katz center will be on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 and then monthly, always on the last Wednesday of each month. We do not have a December meeting. NAME: Santa Cruz[...]
Aug
1
Thu
all-day August Art Show
August Art Show
Aug 1 – Aug 29 all-day
August Art Show
The artist Susan Hamilton will be having a one person show at the Capitola 41 st Avenue Mall from August 1 st to August 29 th . It is part of the Regional Artisan Association[...]
Aug
2
Fri
10:30 am Friday Shakespeare Club @ Peace United Church of Christ
Friday Shakespeare Club @ Peace United Church of Christ
Aug 2 @ 10:30 am
Friday Shakespeare Club meets Nov. 3 Curious about Shakespeare?  The Friday Shakespeare Club meets from 10:30 to 12:30 on the first Friday of each month. Members discuss the life, times, and influence of William Shakespeare. [...]
Aug
3
Sat
1:00 pm Nutritional Essentials for Seniors @ Montevalle Community Hall
Nutritional Essentials for Seniors @ Montevalle Community Hall
Aug 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Which foods are proven to increase cognitive function? What are the most common vitamin deficiencies in seniors? Can you list the most important supplements for seniors? What are the results of the latest scientific nutritional[...]
Aug
7
Wed
all-day Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
Aug 7 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[...]
Aug
12
Mon
2:30 pm Invisible/Alienated Grandparent ... @ Christ Lutheran Church
Invisible/Alienated Grandparent ... @ Christ Lutheran Church
Aug 12 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
INVISIBLE / ALIENATED GRANDPARENT SUPPORT GROUP Do you get to see your grandkids as often as you like? Are you estranged or alienated from an adult child? Want to release negative energy about family circumstances[...]
Aug
14
Wed
all-day Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
Aug 14 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[...]
Aug
21
Wed
all-day Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
Aug 21 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[...]
Aug
28
Wed
all-day Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
Aug 28 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

Fiscal Transparency

Fiscal Transparency

By Bruce McPherson Starting July 1, Santa Cruz County will enter a new…

How We Spend Our Money

Hope On The Horizon for County Roads

Relief, Worry about Winter Weather

PG&E’s Community Wildfire Safety Program