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Sheriff’s Unmanned Aerial Systems: Drones

Sheriff’s Unmanned Aerial Systems: Drones

The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office has released a Surveillance Impact Report for the acquisition of an Unmanned Aerial System. A 30-day public comment period is open from September 12 to October…

Santa Cruz County Police/Fire Updates View all

Disaster Preparation Drill Thursday, September 6!

Disaster Preparation Drill Thursday, September 6!

Tomorrow, Sept. 6, Santa Cruz County will be participating in a Bay Area-wide disaster preparation drill. The drill will take place 8 a.m.-3 p.m., and…

Columnists

Fall Means Stepping Up Our Wild Land Fire Safety

Fall Means Stepping Up Our Wild Land Fire Safety

It’s the 4th Quarter and We Have the Lead. Let’s Finish Strong! By Ryan Peters, Fire Captain,…

The Weather In Texas

The Weather In Texas

By Janet Payne-Downs As of this writing, Florence, a category 5 hurricane is headed for the Carolinas.…

A Drug’s Journey Through the Human Body — Part Two

A Drug’s Journey Through the Human Body — Part Two

By Ron Conte, Pharm.D. In my last article I discussed how acetaminophen’s absorption and metabolism occurs in…

Measure D Update: September 2018

Measure D Update: September 2018

By Zach Friend When voters approved Measure D in the end of 2016 it was the first…

Marlene: Nothing like a Fuzzy Bunny

Marlene: Nothing like a Fuzzy Bunny

Marlene (ID #A248869) is an outgoing and relaxed little bunny. She is about a year old and…

Welcome to Transportation Talk

Welcome to Transportation Talk

By Shannon Munz Welcome to the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission’s (RTC) first monthly Transportation Talk…

Fall is Coming: It’s a Great Time to Plant!

Fall is Coming: It’s a Great Time to Plant!

By Melanie Schumacher Soquel Creek Water District offers fall planting tips and ways to save water and…

One Fear About Moving

One Fear About Moving

By Janet Payne Downs Last Sunday I took my car to Master Car Wash on 41st Ave,…

Exploring Proposition 6: The Repeal of SB 1

Exploring Proposition 6: The Repeal of SB 1

By Zach Friend In the last issue I wrote an overview of some local and state ballot…

How Can Life Insurance Help You?

How Can Life Insurance Help You?

You may not be aware of it, but September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. Of course, you…

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New Medicare Cards are Coming!

New Medicare Cards are Coming!

Identification Will No Longer Use Your Social Security Number By Greg Dill Starting in April 2018, Medicare…

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Upcoming Events

Sep
12
Wed
7:00 pm Introduction to Mindfulness @ Aptos Branch Library
Introduction to Mindfulness @ Aptos Branch Library
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm
FREE, no registration and drop-ins welcome. Every Wednesday from September 12th to October 17th. This course introduces the student to the practice of mindfulness in daily life. It is informed by theories and practices that[...]
Sep
15
Sat
10:00 am Family Lagoon Watch @ Live Oak Branch Library
Family Lagoon Watch @ Live Oak Branch Library
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm
A Nature Study Program with a variety of activities inspired by the natural environment of Corcoran Lagoon. Every Saturday until Dec. 15th. Learn about the environment and local wildlife with local experts. – Bird Watching[...]
Sep
23
Sun
10:00 am ReGeneration Church Sunday Service @ ReGeneration Church
ReGeneration Church Sunday Service @ ReGeneration Church
Sep 23 @ 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
11:30 am Oktoberfest Santa Cruz @ Oktoberfest Santa Cruz
Oktoberfest Santa Cruz @ Oktoberfest Santa Cruz
Sep 23 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Oktoberfest Santa Cruz is the longest running independent Oktoberfest celebration in Santa Cruz. We are celebrating our 19th year! Our event is a celebration of German -Bavarian culture! Come and enjoy………….. * Homemade German food![...]
12:00 pm Kidrageous Golden Carnival @ Watsonville City Plaza
Kidrageous Golden Carnival @ Watsonville City Plaza
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The 20th Annual Kidrageous Golden Carnival at the Watsonville City Plaza is an amazing day of fun for your entire family. Carnival fun fills the day with music, dance, magicians, costumed characters, arts and crafts,[...]
Sep
24
Mon
10:30 am Tech Talk @ Aptos Branch Library
Tech Talk @ Aptos Branch Library
Sep 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Special guest, Philip King, shares his favorite tech tools and tips that can enrich your life. Join as we explore and discuss the following topics: 9/10 – News and Entertainment 9/17 – Travel 9/24 –[...]
1:00 pm Creating 360° Video @ Scotts Valley Branch Library
Creating 360° Video @ Scotts Valley Branch Library
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm
Join us for an interactive demo at the library as we create 360° video using smart phones and virtual reality equipment. We hope to see you at this exciting exploration of 360° video technology.

5th District Supervisor McPherson View all

County Budget Highlights

County Budget Highlights

By Bruce McPherson It’s often said that the highest expression of an organization’s…

Fifth District News: June 2018

County Regulation Of Cannabis Cultivation And Manufacturing

County Employee Award Winners

How do we shape a better California?