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Valencia Road Reopens!

Valencia Road Reopens!

By Noel Smith On Monday, August 7, a full 176 days after it was closed because of the failure of the culvert that took Trout Creek under Valencia road between Trout Gulch…

Santa Cruz County Police/Fire Updates View all

SCPD Launches Body-Worn Camera Field Test

SCPD Launches Body-Worn Camera Field Test

Santa Cruz Police Department today announced the launch of a body-worn camera pilot test program. “We are excited to finally bring this body-camera initiative to…

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Winter Storm Damage Update

Winter Storm Damage Update

By Zach Friend, County Supervisor 2nd District Even though it’s been about six months since the last…

Your Firefighters Say Thank You!

Your Firefighters Say Thank You!

By Ryan Peters, Fire Captain, Aptos La Selva Fire Protection District It’s another foggy summer morning here…

The Importance of Water Infrastructure

The Importance of Water Infrastructure

By Melanie Mow Schumacher Water is vital to America’s economy and our quality of life. In fact,…

Teaching, Learning & Education

Teaching, Learning & Education

By Michael Watkins, County Superintendent of Schools California’s Educational Resources Crisis Teaching and learning are experiences that…

A New School Year is Upon Us

A New School Year is Upon Us

By Scott Turnbull, Superintendent Soquel Union Elementary School District “Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is…

Garage Supply Area

Garage Supply Area

By Pam Hudson Simplify Me, Pam! My supplies area in the garage is a disaster, and I…

GIGI: Rescued Mom Ready For Adoption

GIGI: Rescued Mom Ready For Adoption

A little family (Momma Gigi (A237308) and her pups) was brought to us at the Shelter back…

Improving Local Economy

Improving Local Economy

By Bruce McPherson Evidence of an improved economy can be seen all over the Fifth District and…

Making Housing More Affordable in our County

Making Housing More Affordable in our County

By Zach Friend With median home prices in the County currently hovering around $850,000 it’s easy to…

Financial Moves for “Empty Nesters”

Financial Moves for “Empty Nesters”

When your children leave home and you become an “empty nester,” you’ll probably make several adjustments in…

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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
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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[...]
Aug
21
Mon
all-day Be the Difference Awards 2017- C... @ Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County
Be the Difference Awards 2017- C... @ Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County
Aug 21 – Sep 13 all-day
The Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County is pleased to announce the call for nominations is now open for the 2017 Be the Difference Awards. The “Be the Difference” Awards are about honoring the individuals,[...]
Aug
23
Wed
all-day Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
Geezers Golfers of Valley Gardens @ Valley Gardens
Aug 23 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
Aug 23 @ 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
Aug
24
Thu
all-day Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
Aug 24 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[...]
11:00 am Coworking at the Library @ Live Oak Library
Coworking at the Library @ Live Oak Library
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Coworking Unbound is headed to the Live Oak library! Join us for free coworking in the company of fellow Santa Cruz freelancers, independent professionals, remote workers, creatives, startup founders, community organizers, ideators and more. We[...]
5:00 pm Movies that Matter at Scotts Val... @ Scotts Valley Library
Movies that Matter at Scotts Val... @ Scotts Valley Library
Aug 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for a screening of the 1946 film Murderers Among Us. This is the final in a 5-month film series highlighting movies made between 1900s-1940s and their historical context. We provide historical context for[...]
5:00 pm Triple P Workshop: Preventing & ... @ Community Bridges
Triple P Workshop: Preventing & ... @ Community Bridges
Aug 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Triple P Workshop: Preventing & Managing Tantrums August 24, 5 – 6:30 pm Triple P Workshops are brief classes that provide quick tips for handling everyday parenting issues. Attend this FREE parenting workshop to learn:[...]
6:00 pm Nar-Anon Scotts Valley @ Glenwood Fire Station
Nar-Anon Scotts Valley @ Glenwood Fire Station
Aug 24 @ 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[...]
Aug
25
Fri
all-day NextStage Productions BINGO! The... @ Louden Nelson Community Center
NextStage Productions BINGO! The... @ Louden Nelson Community Center
Aug 25 – Sep 3 all-day
BINGO the winning musical is a Benefit Show supporting NextStage Productions, a 501c3 non profit providing Creative and Expressive Arts programs to the Santa Cruz 50+ community. The show is a splashy, zippy, fun musical[...]
Aug
26
Sat
all-day Become an Elkhorn Slough Reserve... @ Elkhorn Slough Reserve
Become an Elkhorn Slough Reserve... @ Elkhorn Slough Reserve
Aug 26 – Aug 27 all-day
Looking to make a difference in a child’s life? The Elkhorn Slough Reserve Education team offers special training for people interested in working with school and youth groups. Education volunteers lead activities in the Visitor[...]
11:00 am Monterey Bay Dahlia Society Annu... @ Museum of Art and History
Monterey Bay Dahlia Society Annu... @ Museum of Art and History
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – Aug 27 @ 4:00 pm
Enjoy hundreds of spectacular dahlia varieties. Single stem and multi-bloom displays – Seedlings – Hot new introductions – Gorgeous arrangements – Photography Free Seminars and Discussion Events: Saturday, August 26th 2pm: Arrangement Design Class 3pm:[...]
Aug
27
Sun
all-day Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
Aug 27 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[...]
10:00 am ReGeneration Church Sunday Service @ ReGeneration Church
ReGeneration Church Sunday Service @ ReGeneration Church
Aug 27 @ 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

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