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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 the Santa Cruz Police Department (SCPD) enhance…

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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…

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Hannah: Ready for Easter?

Hannah: Ready for Easter?

Hannah ID#A252659 came to the shelter as a stray after being abandoned in a field. Volunteers report…

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 from storm damage, is…

Berries For Color In Winter

Berries For Color In Winter

by Tony Tomeo In milder climates of California, where many of us expect at least a few…

Our New Year’s Resolution: Recharge and Replenishment

Our New Year’s Resolution: Recharge and Replenishment

By Melanie Mow Schumacher The Soquel Creek Water District’s New Year’s resolution for 2019 — and beyond…

Talking With The Community

Talking With The Community

By Shannon Munz, Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Communications Specialist Community conversations about how best to address…

State of the PVUSD

State of the PVUSD

by Jeff Ursino, Trustee for PVUSD The district recently held a meeting at the Watsonville City Chambers…

Reflections on My 6th Year as Your County Supervisor

Reflections on My 6th Year as Your County Supervisor

By Zach Friend, County Supervisor 2nd District As I begin each New Year as your County Supervisor,…

Amazon: Partner or Competitor?

Amazon: Partner or Competitor?

By Ron Kustek Your small business may be considering selling your products through Amazon. After all, they…

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like…

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like…

By Janet Payne-Downs This year I will spend ten days with the Friendswood Clan at Christmas. That’s…

Reporting Issues to the County From Your Smartphone

Reporting Issues to the County From Your Smartphone

By Zach Friend, County Supervisor 2nd District With the recent rains, roadway issues (including potholes) are starting…

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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
12
Sat
10:00 am The Monterey Bay Rose Society: R... @ See event for venue location and address
The Monterey Bay Rose Society: R... @ See event for venue location and address
Jan 12 @ 10:00 am – Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm
The Monterey Bay Rose Society has scheduled Rose Care and Pruning Classes for the months of January and February.  The classes are taught by ARS Certified Consulting Rosarians.  We are eager to share our many[...]
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
18
Fri
all-day All About Theatre presents Honk!... @ Louden Nelson Community Theater
All About Theatre presents Honk!... @ Louden Nelson Community Theater
Jan 18 – Jan 26 all-day
Live On Stage! All About Theatre Presents Honk! Performed by over 30 talented local youth ages 10-16 years old. SYNOPSIS: Since it first hatched in 1993, Stiles & Drewe’s musical, Honk!, has winged its way[...]
10:30 am The Alzheimer’s Association pres... @ Alzheimer’s Association
The Alzheimer’s Association pres... @ Alzheimer’s Association
Jan 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
The Alzheimer’s Association presents:   Effective Communication Strategies Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to[...]
Jan
19
Sat
all-day Santa Cruz Mountains Passport Ce... @ Participating Wineries
Santa Cruz Mountains Passport Ce... @ Participating Wineries
Jan 19 all-day
Four times a year, on the third Saturday of January, April, July and November, the winegrowing community of the Santa Cruz Mountains comes together to celebrate the generations of farmers, vintners and families that are[...]
7:57 pm Family Literacy Fun Day @ Watsonville Public Library
Family Literacy Fun Day @ Watsonville Public Library
Jan 19 @ 7:57 pm – 7:57 pm
In honor of Positive Parenting Awareness Month, Triple P Santa Cruz and the Watsonville Public Library are co-hosting this free Family Literacy Fun Day. Stop by for arts and crafts, story time with the librarians,[...]

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