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Highway 129 to Close for Five Days

Highway 129 to Close for Five Days

Curve Realignment Project to Close Section April 30 thru May 5 A major curve realignment project near Aromas will continue on a 1/2-mile section of eastbound and westbound Highway 129 near…

Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Activity View all

Virtual Kidnapping Scam Alert!

Virtual Kidnapping Scam Alert!

Santa Cruz County Residents have recently been the victim of a phone scam. The victims received a phone call from a person claiming…

Columnists

Experienced Feline Seeks Position as Primary Lap Warmer

Experienced Feline Seeks Position as Primary Lap Warmer

Zoolie (A234414) is quiet, calm, and loves people. She is an extremely affectionate cat who…

Marketing: Fighting For The Customer’s Attention

Marketing: Fighting For The Customer’s Attention

One thing has always been fuzzy to me: just what is marketing? A lot of…

Small Changes — But Lasting Results

Small Changes — But Lasting Results

A Year on the Civil Grand Jury By the Santa Cruz County Chapter CGJA Like…

Interview with Stephen Kessler

Interview with Stephen Kessler

By Jessica Johnson Arriving in Santa Cruz in the early 1970s, the writer Stephen Kessler…

Great Teachers Bring Learning to Life

Great Teachers Bring Learning to Life

By Scott Turnbull, Superintendent Soquel Unified Elementary School District “The mediocre teacher tells. The good…

Is it Time To End The Use of “Disposable” Water?

Is it Time To End The Use of “Disposable” Water?

By Melanie Mow Schumacher The Santa Cruz County community is a leader in implementing “The…

Suki: Looking for a Home

Suki: Looking for a Home

Suki (A234492) has been passed around a lot in the past few months. She was…

Storm Damage Recovery

Storm Damage Recovery

By Bruce McPherson With a week of sunshine, it’s tempting to forget about the winter’s…

Teach Your Children Well … About Finances and Investing

Teach Your Children Well … About Finances and Investing

High debt levels … lack of savings … the inability to budget — these problems…

Tips to Avoid Common Parenting Traps

Tips to Avoid Common Parenting Traps

By Nicole M. Young, MSW April is the Month of the Young Child and Child…

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“ShakeAlert” Earthquake Early Warning System Goes West Coast Wide

“ShakeAlert” Earthquake Early Warning System Goes West Coast Wide

The U.S. Geological Survey along with university, state and private-sector partners will highlight the rollout…

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Upcoming Events

Mar
28
Tue
8:00 am Santa Cruz 2017 Human Race Walka... @ The Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz 2017 Human Race Walka... @ The Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County
Mar 28 @ 8:00 am – May 13 @ 8:00 pm
Santa Cruz 2017 Human Race Walkathon and Fun Run! @ The Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz County is already a pretty dreamy place to be but it is about to get more magical as 130 Human Race teams hit the pavement to begin fundraising for their goal. On March[...]
Mar
30
Thu
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[...]
Apr
27
Thu
all-day Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
Apr 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[...]
6:00 pm Nar-Anon Scotts Valley @ Glenwood Fire Station
Nar-Anon Scotts Valley @ Glenwood Fire Station
Apr 27 @ 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[...]
6:30 pm Fly Fishing and Our Waters @ Patagonia
Fly Fishing and Our Waters @ Patagonia
Apr 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join Coastal Watershed Council, Trout Unlimited, Santa Cruz Fly Fisherman, and Patagonia for Fly Fishing and Our Waters. Learn about the role of anglers and fish enthusiasts in preserving and protecting local streams and ongoing[...]
Apr
28
Fri
8:00 am 82% Micro Business Summit @ Cabrillo College VAPA Complex
82% Micro Business Summit @ Cabrillo College VAPA Complex
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Santa Cruz County Office for Economic Development is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual 82% Micro Business Summit event on April 28 at Cabrillo College VAPA Complex. Open to 400 local small businesses and[...]
7:00 pm All About Theatre Presents Into ... @ Louden Nelson
All About Theatre Presents Into ... @ Louden Nelson
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – May 6 @ 7:00 pm
“Be careful what you wish for” seems to be the ongoing theme in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Brothers Grimm inspired musical, Into the Woods and All About Theatre Youth ages 9-14 will brilliantly perform this[...]

5th District Supervisor McPherson View all

Storm Damage Recovery

Storm Damage Recovery

By Bruce McPherson With a week of sunshine, it’s tempting to…

Fifth District Update: March 2017

Improving Our Community

Loma Fire Efforts

How Could Summer Go By So Quickly?