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Fire Station Burrito Breakfast

Fire Station Burrito Breakfast

“We are a family” is how one volunteer described being a member of the volunteer fire team. The all-volunteer firefighters are not paid. Yet every one of the firefighters and medical staff…

Santa Cruz County Police/Fire Updates View all

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

Updates on Common Road Questions

Updates on Common Road Questions

Request for road repairs are one of the most common requests that come in to our office.…

How To Get More of your “Best” Customers

How To Get More of your “Best” Customers

By Ron Kustek As a follow-up to knowing your best customer, there are efficient ways to reach…

Workaholism: A Growing Problem

Workaholism: A Growing Problem

By Joyce and Barry Vissell In a couple’s counseling session, Dolores accused her husband, Perry, of workaholism.…

Sugar is Truly a Sweetie

Sugar is Truly a Sweetie

Sugar (ID #A255118) is a guinea pig that was surrendered to the Shelter in January with her…

Drug Effects in the Aging Body

Drug Effects in the Aging Body

Ron Conte, Pharm.D. As I realize the ways my own body is aging, I have thought about…

Summer Vegetables Replace Winter Veggies

Summer Vegetables Replace Winter Veggies

By Tony Tomeo Every year at about this time, there is the same concern that it is…

Overview of Current Road Funding and Where Your Taxes Go

Overview of Current Road Funding and Where Your Taxes Go

By Zach Friend Recent storms have highlighted the challenges on our local roads — from potholes to…

Priority No. 1 Is Sales

Priority No. 1 Is Sales

By Ron Kustek Does Everyone In Your Company Know How To Sell? We’ve all heard of something…

When Enough Is Enough

When Enough Is Enough

By Ron Kustek Having your exit strategy at the start of your business beats developing one when…

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…

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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

Apr
12
Fri
all-day Actors’ Theatre Presents Looking... @ Center Stage Theatre
Actors’ Theatre Presents Looking... @ Center Stage Theatre
Apr 12 – Apr 28 all-day
Jane Anderson’s bittersweet transgender domestic comedy-drama is the thoughtful and touching story of Roy and Irma. They have been married for twenty-five years. They have two children. They’re respected members of their church and their[...]
all-day Submissions Needed for Zine Fron... @ Live Oak Branch Library
Submissions Needed for Zine Fron... @ Live Oak Branch Library
Apr 12 – Apr 26 all-day
Zine Fronteras is a literary publication by the Santa Cruz Public Libraries looking for unpublished writings, poetry, photography, and art that highlights the experiences of Santa Cruz’s immigrant, LGBTQ+, homeless, incarcerated, and other historically underrepresented[...]
Apr
20
Sat
7:30 pm BSLO presents Verdi’s Aida @ Veteran's Memorial Building
BSLO presents Verdi’s Aida @ Veteran's Memorial Building
Apr 20 @ 7:30 pm – Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm
AÏDA BY VERDI SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 7:30PM & SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 3:00PM, 2019 VETERANS MEMORIAL BUILDING, SANTA CRUZ WINE AND LIGHT APPETIZERS INCLUDED IN THE TICKET PRICE Aïda – Set in ancient Egypt, Aïda is[...]
Apr
25
Thu
all-day FabMo is Blooming in Santa Cruz @ Harvey West Park Club House
FabMo is Blooming in Santa Cruz @ Harvey West Park Club House
Apr 25 all-day
Get discontinued designer fabrics, tiles, wallpaper, and more (e.g., patterns, notions) at an upcoming event in Santa Cruz. Join other teachers, quilters, artists, and creative folk on Thursday, April 25 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30[...]
Apr
26
Fri
2:00 pm Civil War Author talk with Nick ... @ Garfield Park Branch Library
Civil War Author talk with Nick ... @ Garfield Park Branch Library
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Author Nick Adams will give an author talk on his book Away at War, about the family left behind when the Civil War breaks out.
4:30 pm Soquel Elementary Carnival @ Soquel Elementary School
Soquel Elementary Carnival @ Soquel Elementary School
Apr 26 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Come out to the Soquel Elementary Carnival. Food, games and bounce houses. All proceeds benefit our Home and School Club to fund Art and Music.
Apr
27
Sat
1:00 pm Tales of Old Felton @ The Satelite Felton
Tales of Old Felton @ The Satelite Felton
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Randall Brown will share stories of characters and events from Felton’s 150-year history. Learn about our pioneers, the coming of the railroad, famous fires, movie stars on location, and more. This program is part of[...]
2:00 pm Comedy Buffet Workshop @ Veterans Memorial Building
Comedy Buffet Workshop @ Veterans Memorial Building
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – Apr 28 @ 4:30 pm
CO-SPONSORED BY VETS4VETS This workshop is a wonderful mixture of comedy improvisation and standup comedy writing techniques. If you are curious about one or both this is a safe and supportive place to try them[...]
Apr
28
Sun
10:00 am ReGeneration Church Sunday Service @ ReGeneration Church
ReGeneration Church Sunday Service @ ReGeneration Church
Apr 28 @ 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
10:30 am Touch-A-Truck @ Touch-A-Truck
Touch-A-Truck @ Touch-A-Truck
Apr 28 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
EXPERIENCE TOUCH-A-TRUCK SANTA CRUZ Spend the day exploring vehicles of all kinds from dump trucks to fire trucks and city buses, while also enjoying a variety of Santa Cruz’s best food trucks, a beverage garden,[...]
1:00 pm Santa Cruz Book Fair For Kids Of... @ Santa Cruz Downtown Branch Library
Santa Cruz Book Fair For Kids Of... @ Santa Cruz Downtown Branch Library
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The second Santa Cruz Book Fair For Kids Of All Ages will be held at the Santa Cruz Public Library, 224 Church Street, in the Upstairs Meeting Room next to the Young Peoples Room, Sunday,[...]
Apr
29
Mon
5:00 pm Día de los Niños con Cuéntame un... @ Live Oak Branch Library
Día de los Niños con Cuéntame un... @ Live Oak Branch Library
Apr 29 @ 5:00 pm
Acompáñenos para celebrar el Día de los Niños en la biblioteca de Live Oak. Este año la celebración de Día combinará un tiempo de cuentos y música seguido por estaciones de actividad para explorar temas[...]
Apr
30
Tue
5:30 pm Triple P Seminar: Raising Confid... @ Nueva Vista Community Resources
Triple P Seminar: Raising Confid... @ Nueva Vista Community Resources
Apr 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Triple P Seminar: Raising Confident, Competent Children April 30, 5:30 – 7:00 pm Triple P Seminars offer general parenting tips that can be used in a wide range of situations. This seminar is the second[...]
May
1
Wed
all-day Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
May 1 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