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Bay Federal Credit Union: A Top Financial Institution for Young Adults

Bay Federal Credit Union: A Top Financial Institution for Young Adults

Bay Federal Credit Union was selected as one of the top 10 — “Best Banks and Credit Unions for Young Adults” — by GOBankingRates on September 4. GOBankingRates chose Bay Federal based…

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Defendant Sentenced For Death of Scott Brunton

Defendant Sentenced For Death of Scott Brunton

District Attorney Jeffrey S. Rosell announced today that Violeta Chacon Cervantes was sentenced to 11 years in prison for the death of Scott Kenneth Brunton.…

Columnists

Hope for the Best; Plan for the Worst!

Hope for the Best; Plan for the Worst!

By Ryan Peters, Fire Captain, Aptos-La Selva Fire District As I sit down to write this month’s…

Susie-Q!

Susie-Q!

In honor of the Santa Cruz County Fair, we offer the following: At the Santa Cruz County…

Are You Allergic to Your Partner’s Pet?

Are You Allergic to Your Partner’s Pet?

By Tiffany L. Mitchener, DVM Let me tell you the story of my cousin: Girl meets boy.…

Marijuana Usage in the Workplace

Marijuana Usage in the Workplace

By Kendall S. MacRostie The laws and regulations that address marijuana use are rapidly changing. But despite…

Two Ways to Get Your Medicare Benefits

Two Ways to Get Your Medicare Benefits

By Greg Dill At a family reunion last month, my Aunt Abby and Uncle Glen got into…

Heat Lingers With Indian Summer

Heat Lingers With Indian Summer

By Tony Tomeo It is still too early to say if, or for how long, warm Indian…

County Changing Accessory Dwelling Unit Rules

County Changing Accessory Dwelling Unit Rules

By Zach Friend, County Supervisor 2nd District There is no question it is very difficult to afford…

Design Principles and Ideas For Remodeling Your Home

Design Principles and Ideas For Remodeling Your Home

By Lucy Wyndham Millions of adults in America live with a disability, but many struggle with basic…

SLV & Scotts Valley Meal and Food Programs

SLV & Scotts Valley Meal and Food Programs

Tuesdays through Saturdays (also 4th Mondays). Valley Churches United, Food Pantry and Food Distribution programs. Tues-Thurs 9-11:45…

Begonias in Capitola

Begonias in Capitola

By Carolyn Swift An agricultural news report noted the Santa Cruz County bulb crop was valued at…

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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
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[...]
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[...]
Sep
7
Thu
5:00 pm 4-Week Triple P Brief Group: Hel... @ La Manzana Community Resources
4-Week Triple P Brief Group: Hel... @ La Manzana Community Resources
Sep 7 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 28 @ 6:30 pm
The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program offers simple, practical tools to help families raise happy, healthy children. Attend this 4-week Brief Group to learn: Why homework time is a struggle in many families; How[...]
Sep
11
Mon
5:30 pm Kickstart Your Creative Writing ... @ Capitola Community Center
Kickstart Your Creative Writing ... @ Capitola Community Center
Sep 11 @ 5:30 pm – Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm
Is your creative writing lacking creativity? Are you too busy to make writing a habit? Or perhaps you’re on a roll and want to stay there. Wherever you are in your writing journey, this class[...]
Sep
21
Thu
all-day 8-Week Triple P Group: for Famil... @ Live Oak Community Resources
8-Week Triple P Group: for Famil... @ Live Oak Community Resources
Sep 21 – Nov 9 all-day
Attend this 8-week Triple P Group to meet other families and learn simple strategies to help you: Build a positive relationship with your teen; Understand and recognize everyday influences on your teen’s behaviors; Respond to[...]
Sep
23
Sat
9:00 am Elkhorn Slough Reserve Open House @ Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
Elkhorn Slough Reserve Open House @ Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Learn what we do at the Elkhorn Slough! Enjoy guided walks and chat with our scientists and ecological experts, get your hands dirty with our stewardship team, paint your face (or a wetland creature), embark[...]
9:00 am Talk & Tasting: For the Love of ... @ Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Talk & Tasting: For the Love of ... @ Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Join the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History for a voyage through the world of coffee. Alta Organic Coffee & Tea Co. will guide us through the fascinating processes involved in transforming coffee fruit into[...]
11:00 am Authors & Editors: Butting Heads... @ Santa Cruz Public Library Aptos Branch
Authors & Editors: Butting Heads... @ Santa Cruz Public Library Aptos Branch
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Explore the various levels of editing that contribute to a professional-caliber book. We’ll learn about the early work of developmental editing, the important stylistic and mechanical work that helps establish consistency, and the final polishing[...]
10:00 pm Walk to End Alzheimer’s @ Seascape Resort and Park
Walk to End Alzheimer’s @ Seascape Resort and Park
Sep 23 @ 10:00 pm
Join us at Walk to End Alzheimer’s, the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The Walk is a fun and inspiring event that spans generations and brings[...]
Sep
24
Sun
all-day Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
Sep 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[...]
9:00 am 2nd ANNUAL MONTEREY PENINSULA V... @ Moose Lodge
2nd ANNUAL MONTEREY PENINSULA V... @ Moose Lodge
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join the Monterey Old Capitol Lions Club as they present the “2nd Annual Monterey Peninsula Vintage Motorcycle Show” on Sunday, September 14, 2017, at the Moose Lodge. This annual fundraiser benefits The Blind and Visually[...]
10:00 am American Cancer Society’s 2017 ... @ Seascape Resort
American Cancer Society’s 2017 ... @ Seascape Resort
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 10:00am – 3:00pm at Seascape Beach Resort Please join the American Cancer Society to save lives and create a world with more birthdays. Join us at the American Cancer Society’s[...]
10:00 am ReGeneration Church Sunday Service @ ReGeneration Church
ReGeneration Church Sunday Service @ ReGeneration Church
Sep 24 @ 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 @ Messiah Lutheran Church
Oktoberfest Santa Cruz @ Messiah Lutheran Church
Sep 24 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Oktoberfest Santa Cruz is a celebration of Bavarian culture! Oktoberfest Santa Cruz is the longest running independent Oktoberfest celebration! Come and enjoy authentic, homemade German food! We also have entertainment provided by “The Thirsty Nine”[...]
Sep
26
Tue
all-day Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
Sep 26 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[...]

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