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Rudy Escalante Named as New Janus CEO

Rudy Escalante Named as New Janus CEO

Edison Jensen to take over as Board Chair For Santa Cruz Company Janus of Santa Cruz, the county’s leading provider of substance use disorder treatment services, announced today the appointment of Rudy…

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Defendant Sentenced For Death of Scott Brunton

Defendant Sentenced For Death of Scott Brunton

District Attorney Jeffrey S. Rosell announced today that Violeta Chacon Cervantes was sentenced to 11 years in prison for the death of Scott Kenneth Brunton.…

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Heat Lingers With Indian Summer

Heat Lingers With Indian Summer

By Tony Tomeo It is still too early to say if, or for how long, warm Indian…

County Changing Accessory Dwelling Unit Rules

County Changing Accessory Dwelling Unit Rules

By Zach Friend, County Supervisor 2nd District There is no question it is very difficult to afford…

Design Principles and Ideas For Remodeling Your Home

Design Principles and Ideas For Remodeling Your Home

By Lucy Wyndham Millions of adults in America live with a disability, but many struggle with basic…

SLV & Scotts Valley Meal and Food Programs

SLV & Scotts Valley Meal and Food Programs

Tuesdays through Saturdays (also 4th Mondays). Valley Churches United, Food Pantry and Food Distribution programs. Tues-Thurs 9-11:45…

Begonias in Capitola

Begonias in Capitola

By Carolyn Swift An agricultural news report noted the Santa Cruz County bulb crop was valued at…

Molly: Age Plus Experience

Molly: Age Plus Experience

Molly (A199717) has been around the block, in a few ways… She has been adopted from a shelter…

Investing in the Young: US Fails UNICEF Report Card

Investing in the Young: US Fails UNICEF Report Card

By Michael Watkins, County Superintendent of Schools Since 2007, UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) has conducted a…

How Medicare Helps People With Diabetes 

How Medicare Helps People With Diabetes 

By Greg Dill At a recent meeting of my staff, the topic of diabetes came up. When we…

How To Improve Refrigerator / Freezer Accessibility

How To Improve Refrigerator / Freezer Accessibility

By Pam Hudson Simplify Me, Pam! “We’re a grab-and-go family, but because my fridge and freezer food…

PVUSD Poised to Impact Student Learning During 2017-18

PVUSD Poised to Impact Student Learning During 2017-18

By Dr. Michelle Rodriguez, Superintendent As we launch into the 2017-18 school year on August 16, PVUSD…

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Nine Fulbright Scholars from 20th Congressional District

Nine Fulbright Scholars from 20th Congressional District

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jimmy Panetta announced that nine outstanding individuals from California’s 20th Congressional District received Fulbright awards during…

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Upcoming Events

Mar
30
Thu
1:00 pm Tremolos Singing Group for Peopl... @ The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist
Tremolos Singing Group for Peopl... @ The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist
Mar 30 @ 1:00 pm – Sep 28 @ 2:30 pm
Many people with Parkinson’s Disease suffer from weak (quiet) speech. Singing is known to be a good voice strengthening exercise for people with Parkinson’s Disease. Santa Cruz County has an ongoing singing group for people[...]
May
14
Sun
9:00 am Downtown Santa Cruz Antique Stre... @ Lincoln Street
Downtown Santa Cruz Antique Stre... @ Lincoln Street
May 14 @ 9:00 am – Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm
Please join us on LINCOLN STREET in beautiful downtown Santa Cruz on the second Sunday of every month. Weather permitting year-round from 9am-5pm. 2017 DATES: May 14, 2017 June 11, 2017 July 9, 2017 August[...]
Aug
8
Tue
6:00 pm Triple P 8-Week Group: For famil... @ La Manzana Community Resources
Triple P 8-Week Group: For famil... @ La Manzana Community Resources
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 26 @ 8:00 pm
Triple P 8-Week Group: For families with children 2-12 years old Tuesdays, August 8 – September 26, 6 – 8 pm Attend this 8-week Triple P Group to meet other families and learn simple strategies[...]
Sep
7
Thu
5:00 pm 4-Week Triple P Brief Group: Hel... @ La Manzana Community Resources
4-Week Triple P Brief Group: Hel... @ La Manzana Community Resources
Sep 7 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 28 @ 6:30 pm
The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program offers simple, practical tools to help families raise happy, healthy children. Attend this 4-week Brief Group to learn: Why homework time is a struggle in many families; How[...]
Sep
11
Mon
5:30 pm Kickstart Your Creative Writing ... @ Capitola Community Center
Kickstart Your Creative Writing ... @ Capitola Community Center
Sep 11 @ 5:30 pm – Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm
Is your creative writing lacking creativity? Are you too busy to make writing a habit? Or perhaps you’re on a roll and want to stay there. Wherever you are in your writing journey, this class[...]
Sep
19
Tue
all-day Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
Sep 19 all-day
Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
“A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.” What is co-dependency? What is enabling? What is this insanity? Am I the only one who feels this way? Join Nar-Anon, a world wide fellowship of relatives[...]
all-day Overeaters Anonymous @ Christ Lutheran Church
Overeaters Anonymous @ Christ Lutheran Church
Sep 19 all-day
Is food a problem for you? Check out our free, friendly OA 12-Step support groups with the solution. All are welcome! For more information, call our friendly hotline at (831) 429-7906.
1:00 pm Overeaters Anonymous @ Trinity Presbyterian Church
Overeaters Anonymous @ Trinity Presbyterian Church
Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Is food a problem for you? Check out our free, friendly OA 12-Step support groups with the solution. All are welcome! For more information, call our friendly hotline at (831) 429-7906.
3:00 pm Stepping Stones Triple P Worksho... @ Santa Cruz City School District Office
Stepping Stones Triple P Worksho... @ Santa Cruz City School District Office
Sep 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Stepping Stones Triple P offers parenting support for families with children with special needs, such as ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, Down syndrome and other developmental delays. Stepping Stones Triple P Workshops are brief classes that[...]
6:30 pm Overeaters Anonymous @ Christ Lutheran Church
Overeaters Anonymous @ Christ Lutheran Church
Sep 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Overeaters Anonymous is a Free, Friendly 12-Step support group for those who have a problem with food. Sundays: 9:05-10:15 am Speaker/Discussion Meeting Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center, 2900 Chanticleer Ave., Santa Cruz Fragrance Free 4:00-5:00[...]
7:00 pm Triple P Workshop: Balancing Wor... @ Babies “R” Us/Toys “R” Us
Triple P Workshop: Balancing Wor... @ Babies “R” Us/Toys “R” Us
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Triple P Workshops are brief classes that provide quick tips for handling everyday parenting issues. Attend this FREE parenting workshop at Babies “R” Us/Toys “R” Us to learn: Common problems parents experience juggling work and[...]
Sep
20
Wed
all-day Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
Sep 20 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 ReGeneration Church Mid-week Ser... @ ReGeneration Church
ReGeneration Church Mid-week Ser... @ ReGeneration Church
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm
ReGeneration Church Mid-week Service 7pm Worship and Bible Study Join us for verse-by-verse teaching of the Old Testament every Wednesday night. www.TheReGenerationChurch.com for details
Sep
21
Thu
all-day Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
Sep 21 all-day
Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
“A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.” What is co-dependency? What is enabling? What is this insanity? Am I the only one who feels this way? Join Nar-Anon, a world wide fellowship of relatives[...]
all-day 8-Week Triple P Group: for Famil... @ Live Oak Community Resources
8-Week Triple P Group: for Famil... @ Live Oak Community Resources
Sep 21 – Nov 9 all-day
Attend this 8-week Triple P Group to meet other families and learn simple strategies to help you: Build a positive relationship with your teen; Understand and recognize everyday influences on your teen’s behaviors; Respond to[...]
6:00 pm Nar-Anon Scotts Valley @ Glenwood Fire Station
Nar-Anon Scotts Valley @ Glenwood Fire Station
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Nar-Anon Scotts Valley @ Glenwood Fire Station
If you have found yourself riding a rollercoaster of emotions right alongside the addict in your life, please join us.  We are a 12-Step support group for the friends and families of addicts.  Too often, we find[...]

5th District Supervisor McPherson View all

Improving Local Economy

Improving Local Economy

By Bruce McPherson Evidence of an improved economy can be seen all over…

Septic Systems For Wastewater Disposal

Community Energy On Its Way

Planning for County’s Future

Storm Damage Recovery