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Regional Transportation Plan Fact Sheet

Regional Transportation Plan Fact Sheet

What is The Regional Transportation Plan? The Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) is a long-range (20-25 year) transportation plan for the Santa Cruz County area. The long-range transportation plan assesses the…

Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Activity View all

SC County Coroner Unit: Then and Now

SC County Coroner Unit: Then and Now

By Chris Clark, Sheriff’s Sergeant Although the County is policed by several different law enforcement agencies, the Sheriff’s Office is mandated to investigate…

Columnists

No Falling Allowed!

No Falling Allowed!

By Ryan Peters, Captain Aptos/La Selva Fire District In this month’s column, as the rain…

Clarence: Indoor Companion Extraordinaire

Clarence: Indoor Companion Extraordinaire

Clarence (A233335) came to us as a stray. When he was found, he had a…

Storm Damage … And Our Next Steps

Storm Damage … And Our Next Steps

By Zach Friend The most recent storms have pushed damages in the County to over…

Bruno – Looking for a Place to Hang His Leash

Bruno – Looking for a Place to Hang His Leash

Bruno is an eight-year-old Maltese mix who is looking for a place to hang his…

Measure D: Next Steps in our Transportation Funding

Measure D: Next Steps in our Transportation Funding

By Zach Friend In November county voters generously supported Measure D to provide a local,…

Interview with Amber Coverdale Sumrall

Interview with Amber Coverdale Sumrall

By Jessica Johnson Amber Coverdale Sumrall was originally introduced to me over a decade ago…

Simple Acts of Love

Simple Acts of Love

Nicole M. Young, MSW I loved celebrating Valentine’s Day as a child. My favorite memory…

Reflecting On 2016 And Leaping Into 2017

Reflecting On 2016 And Leaping Into 2017

By Melanie Mow Schumacher, Associate Manager Soquel Creek Water District Happy New Year! Soquel Creek…

Hello New Year; Goodbye Chaos

Hello New Year; Goodbye Chaos

Getting Organized in 2017; One Step At a Time By Pam Hudson It’s January, and…

Facebook Privacy: Why It Matters

Facebook Privacy: Why It Matters

By Fallon Beaumont For many people, it’s not uncommon to have a Facebook account. With…

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Jimmy Panetta Takes Oath of Office

Jimmy Panetta Takes Oath of Office

WASHINGTON — Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) was sworn in as a member of the United…

TPG E-editions

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Upcoming Events

Feb
23
Thu
all-day Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
Feb 23 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[...]
1:30 pm Dementia Conversations Workshop @ Live Oak Senior Center
Dementia Conversations Workshop @ Live Oak Senior Center
Feb 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
When someone is showing signs of dementia, it’s time to talk. Often, conversations with family about changing behaviors can be challenging and uncomfortable. This program provides tips for breaking the ice with your family so[...]
6:00 pm Nar-Anon Scotts Valley @ Glenwood Fire Station
Nar-Anon Scotts Valley @ Glenwood Fire Station
Feb 23 @ 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[...]
7:00 pm Aptos/La Selva Fire Protection D... @ Multi-Purpose Meeting Room of the District Administrative Office
Aptos/La Selva Fire Protection D... @ Multi-Purpose Meeting Room of the District Administrative Office
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm
The Aptos/La Selva Fire Protection District is in the process of developing a Fire District Master Plan. The Master Plan is an expansion of the Fire District’s Mission Statement. The Master Plan will guide the[...]
7:00 pm Banff Mountain Film Festival Wor... @ Rio Theatre
Banff Mountain Film Festival Wor... @ Rio Theatre
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – Feb 26 @ 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 in Santa Cruz at 7 pm,[...]
7:00 pm The Afters with Jason Gray and J... @ Santa Cruz Bible Church
The Afters with Jason Gray and J... @ Santa Cruz Bible Church
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm
Dove-award winning band, The Afters will be hitting the road this February alongside Jason Gray & Jonny Diaz, bringing their ‘Live on Forever’ tour along the West Coast with 10 tour stops in California, Washington,[...]
Feb
24
Fri
all-day 8th Annual Trivia Challenge @ Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
8th Annual Trivia Challenge @ Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
Feb 24 all-day
Join the Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County for the 8th Annual Trivia Challenge on Friday, February 24th at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium. All proceeds benefit the Senior Programs of the Volunteer Center. Doors[...]
6:00 pm 8th Annual Trivia Challenge at V... @ Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
8th Annual Trivia Challenge at V... @ Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Gather a few friends and form a team for a fabulously fun night of trivia competition in support of the Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County Programs for seniors. The evening includes live jazz music,[...]

Columnist - Supervisor McPherson View all

Improving Our Community

Improving Our Community

By Bruce McPherson, County Supervisor 5th District Improved Mount Hermon Intersection…

Loma Fire Efforts

How Could Summer Go By So Quickly?

Felton Library to Become Felton/San Lorenzo Valley Museum

50th Anniversary Recollections