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Watsonville Wetlands Watch Update

Watsonville Wetlands Watch Update

The Fascinating Honeybee Bees are ingenious creatures that are vital to the survival of many species on the planet, including human beings. With the serious decline of bee populations, it…

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

Pets and Microchipping

Pets and Microchipping

By Tiffany L. Mitchener, DVM Capitola Veterinary Hospital It is the moment that strikes fear…

Spring Forward and Check Those Smoke Alarms

Spring Forward and Check Those Smoke Alarms

By Ryan Peters, Fire Captain, Aptos La Selva Fire Protection District What a winter we’ve…

Nugget is a Nice Guy!

Nugget is a Nice Guy!

Nugget’s (A233191) story starts with him as pup in another shelter. He was taken in…

Storm Damage: Valencia and More Seeing Repairs

Storm Damage: Valencia and More Seeing Repairs

By Zach Friend, Santa Cruz County Supervisor 2nd District The County recently topped $70 million…

WaterFlix

WaterFlix

Have You Seen These Water Films? By Melanie Mow Schumacher, PE This winter — with…

Parting With Cherished Items

Parting With Cherished Items

Simplifying Effortlessly and Without Guilt By Pam Hudson Are you hanging onto heirlooms, greeting cards,…

Alfred (Alfie) — Motivated by Treats!

Alfred (Alfie) — Motivated by Treats!

Alfie (A232307) has been a foster dog for over a week now … “For our first…

Neil Gorsuch and the Supreme Court

Neil Gorsuch and the Supreme Court

By Bill Winters, Attorney Those of us who practice law for a living are often…

What’s Smarter – Paying Off Debts or Investing?

What’s Smarter – Paying Off Debts or Investing?

If you’re just starting out in your career, you will need to be prepared to…

Interview with James “JD” De Leon

Interview with James “JD” De Leon

By Jessica Johnson Artist James “J.D.” De Leon’s Santa Cruz roots run deep. His grandfather…

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UC Santa Cruz Receives Federal Grants

UC Santa Cruz Receives Federal Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) announced that the University of California Santa Cruz…

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Village Santa Cruz has Launched!

Village Santa Cruz has Launched!

By C.J. This Village has a simple mission — to support community members to live independently as they age in…

Strumming Along: Mid County Senior Center Music Scene

Grey Bears Bookshop

eBikes

Noreen Santaluce

The Pillow Case Project

Upcoming Events

Mar
20
Mon
6:15 pm BUDDHIST CULTIVATION OF PATIENCE... @ Ocean Gate Zen Center
BUDDHIST CULTIVATION OF PATIENCE... @ Ocean Gate Zen Center
Mar 20 @ 6:15 pm – Apr 10 @ 6:15 pm
Taught by Rev. Shinshu Roberts and using the text “Guide to the Bodhisattva Way”, we’ll explore Buddhist methods for developing patience, the gateway to compassion. Specifically dealing with ways to cultivate our relational skills through[...]
Mar
23
Thu
all-day Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
Mar 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[...]
6:00 pm Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz... @ Holy Cross Hall
Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz... @ Holy Cross Hall
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Youth of the Year is Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County’s premier recognition program. Club Members are selected to receive awards for their achievement in academics, athletics, arts, and character & leadership. Awardees[...]
6:00 pm Nar-Anon Scotts Valley @ Glenwood Fire Station
Nar-Anon Scotts Valley @ Glenwood Fire Station
Mar 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[...]
Mar
25
Sat
5:00 pm The Buttery with the Santa Cruz ... @ The Buttery
The Buttery with the Santa Cruz ... @ The Buttery
Mar 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Buttery with the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter @ The Buttery
Adoption Events at The Buttery in Santa Cruz On the second and fourth Saturday of each month, between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m., volunteers from the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter will bring adoptable dogs[...]
10:00 am Tour An Outstanding Nursery @ Bay Laurel Nursery
Tour An Outstanding Nursery @ Bay Laurel Nursery
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am
On Saturday, March 25, at 10 AM, the Monterey Bay Chapter, American Rhododendron Society will be having a garden tour of Bay Laurel Nursery. Bay Laurel Nursery, located at 1554 Bean Creek Road, Scotts Valley,[...]
5:30 pm Aptos High Fundraising Gala @ Seascape Gold Club
Aptos High Fundraising Gala @ Seascape Gold Club
Mar 25 @ 5:30 pm
Aptos High Fundraising Gala @ Seascape Gold Club
Aptos High School Booster Club Presents… A Night in Havana at the Tropicana – March 25 Their annual fundraising gala to be held at the Seascape Golf Club starting at 5:30 p.m. The evening includes:[...]
Mar
26
Sun
all-day Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
Nar-Anon of Santa Cruz County
Mar 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[...]