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Understanding Our Water

Understanding Our Water

Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency Hosts Second Free Educational Workshop The Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency, formed in 2017 to comply with California’s new Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, announced the second seminar in its…

Santa Cruz County Police/Fire Updates View all

SCPD Launches Volunteers In Policing Program

SCPD Launches Volunteers In Policing Program

Police Chief Andrew Mills is pleased to announce the addition of a new Volunteers in Policing (V.I.P.) program, designed to allow community members to assist…

Columnists

For the Love of … Books on Water

For the Love of … Books on Water

by Melanie Mow Schumacher, Soquel Creek Water District February —  it’s the month we celebrate love and…

The Three Stages of Life

The Three Stages of Life

By Barry Vissell Joyce and I love watching our two-year-old grandson, Owen, just as much as we…

Final Unified Corridor Investment Study Accepted by RTC

Final Unified Corridor Investment Study Accepted by RTC

By Shannon Munz, Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Communications Specialist The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) adopted a…

Reflecting on the First 100 Days

Reflecting on the First 100 Days

Appreciating Achievements and Planning for the Future in Live Oak By Lorie Chamberland, Ed.D., Superintendent, Live Oak…

Drug Interactions: Keeping Track

Drug Interactions: Keeping Track

By Ron Conte, Pharm.D. Drug interactions are numerous. One drug may interact with another drug or several…

Serving on County and Regional Commissions

Serving on County and Regional Commissions

By Zach Friend, County Supervisor 2nd District For the last year I’ve had the privilege of serving…

Financial Gifts for Valentines–All Ages

Financial Gifts for Valentines–All Ages

By Jeremy Gels, Financial Advisor Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. This year, consider going beyond the flowers…

Review Sites: Helpful or Hurtful?

Review Sites: Helpful or Hurtful?

By Ron Kustek We are both business owners and customers to other businesses.  Think back to some…

Prune Now For Roses Later

Prune Now For Roses Later

By Tony Tomeo The main problems with roses locally are not related to climate, soil, insects or…

County Budget Update: January 2019

County Budget Update: January 2019

By Zach Friend, County Supervisor 2nd District The Board of Supervisors recently received a mid-year budget overview…

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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

Oct
20
Sat
10:00 am Money Matters Financial Literacy... @ Scotts Valley Branch Library
Money Matters Financial Literacy... @ Scotts Valley Branch Library
Oct 20 2018 @ 10:00 am – May 18 2019 @ 11:00 am
Start to develop a better understanding of how to manage your personal finances. Learn about a different topic on the 3rd Saturday of each month with George Haas and Anthony Rovai, financial advisers at Money[...]
Oct
23
Tue
6:00 pm Youth Employment Workshops @ Felton Branch Library
Youth Employment Workshops @ Felton Branch Library
Oct 23 2018 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 26 2019 @ 7:30 pm
A free monthly series for youth (ages 14-25) focusing on employment strategies presented by Patricia Greenway or Access2Employment. The first program will be an introduction and overview of the series. Subsequent programs will focus on[...]
Jan
2
Wed
8:00 am CABRILLO YOUTH STRINGS MUSIC PRO... @ Cabrillo College Music Building VAPA
CABRILLO YOUTH STRINGS MUSIC PRO... @ Cabrillo College Music Building VAPA
Jan 2 @ 8:00 am – Apr 12 @ 10:00 pm
CABRILLO YOUTH STRINGS MUSIC PROGRAM BEGINS SPRING SEMESTER   Registration for the Cabrillo Youth Strings Music Program is underway. An entry level String Orchestra Class, 4th-6th Grade Beginning Strings for violin, viola and cello will[...]
Jan
10
Thu
8:00 am SERIES OF FREE EVENTS HOSTED BY ... @ Aptos Library
SERIES OF FREE EVENTS HOSTED BY ... @ Aptos Library
Jan 10 @ 8:00 am – Mar 14 @ 5:00 pm
SERIES OF FREE EVENTS HOSTED BY THE FRIENDS OF THE APTOS LIBRARY From January 10th through March 14th there will be plenty to do in Aptos! Starting with a book discussion group at the Aptos[...]
5:54 pm Triple P 8-Week Group: For famil... @ San Lorenzo Valley Elementary School Library
Triple P 8-Week Group: For famil... @ San Lorenzo Valley Elementary School Library
Jan 10 @ 5:54 pm – Feb 28 @ 5:54 pm
Attend this 8-week Triple P Group to meet other families and learn simple strategies to help you: Strengthen relationships in your family; Encourage positive behaviors; Teach your child new skills & behaviors; Handle disruptive or[...]
Jan
13
Sun
2:00 pm Pickwick Book Club discussion @ Santa Cruz Downtown Public Library
Pickwick Book Club discussion @ Santa Cruz Downtown Public Library
Jan 13 @ 2:00 pm – Jun 9 @ 4:00 pm
The Santa Cruz Pickwick Book Club is a community of local bookworms, students, and teachers who meet monthly September-June to discuss a nineteenth century novel. Join us each month for conversations about the novel and[...]
Jan
17
Thu
3:30 pm Girls Who Code: Session A @ Scotts Valley Branch Library
Girls Who Code: Session A @ Scotts Valley Branch Library
Jan 17 @ 3:30 pm – Mar 21 @ 4:30 pm
Girls Who Code (GWC) is a program meant to bridge the gender gap in the field of tech. In Session A, 3-5th grade girls will build sisterhood, read and reflect on the Girls Who Code[...]
Jan
28
Mon
10:00 am Better Choices, Better Health @ Santa Cruz Downtown Public Library
Better Choices, Better Health @ Santa Cruz Downtown Public Library
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – Mar 11 @ 10:00 am
Better Choices, Better Health is a fun and interactive self-management program offered to anyone dealing with the challenges of living with an ongoing health condition like diabetes, asthma, heart disease, and high cholesterol. Participants will[...]
Feb
21
Thu
7:00 pm Banff Centre Mountain Film Festi... @ Rio Theatre
Banff Centre Mountain Film Festi... @ Rio Theatre
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 24 @ 10:00 pm
Ignite your passion for adventure, action, and travel! The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour will exhilarate you with amazing big-screen stories when it comes to the Rio Theatre, February 21 – 24 at 7[...]
Feb
24
Sun
10:00 am ReGeneration Church Sunday Service @ ReGeneration Church
ReGeneration Church Sunday Service @ ReGeneration Church
Feb 24 @ 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
Feb
25
Mon
4:00 pm Money Mondays @ Downtown Branch Library
Money Mondays @ Downtown Branch Library
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm
Financial literacy is a critical skill for success in life. Join Lisa Bennett, whose mission is to help the next generation to rule the world financially! She believes understanding one’s personal money mindset, as well[...]
Feb
27
Wed
all-day Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
Feb 27 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