Most Wanted in Santa Cruz County: Week of September 11th

Most Wanted in Santa Cruz County: Week of September 11th

Name: John Campos Wanted for: Felony bench warrant Age: 29 Description: 5’5”, 130, black hair and green eyes Residence: Watsonville Details: Campos is one of the most wanted for felony possession of a loaded firearm, felony possession of a firearm while in possession of narcotics, possession of methamphetamine, destruction of evidence and resisting arrest. Agency: […]

2013 Santa Cruz County Fair Highlights

2013 Santa Cruz County Fair Highlights

WATSONVILLE — Everybody by now is familiar with pig races, almost every fair has them. But turkey races? What are those? “My wife calls it an idiot fest,” said Gil Riegler, who will be operating the races at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds this week with his wife Nancy. Riegler, a former Aptos resident, has […]

Capitola Magic! Sixty-One Years of The Begonia Festival

Capitola Magic! Sixty-One Years of The Begonia Festival

How We Got Here By Carolyn Swift – Director, Capitola Historical Museum As autumn approaches the California coast, summer fog begins to drift offshore. Skies are clear, days warm, and evenings balmy. This is the Golden State at its best. Nowhere is a late summer sky brighter and in a more festive mood than in […]

Soquel Creek Water District Leaders Comments

Soquel Creek Water District Leaders Comments

Board Members Remain Committed to Long-Term Water Supply Solutions to Solve Water Shortage Issues Soquel, California – Earlier this week, leaders in the City of Santa Cruz issued a statement recommending they would not pursue a 2014 vote on the proposed regional scwd2 desalination project and would instead initiate a community involvement process to evaluate […]

Railroad Bridge Rehabilitation Work Approved

Railroad Bridge Rehabilitation Work Approved

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) selected low bidder Stacy and Whitbeck, Inc. to rehabilitate four bridges on the Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line.  Work will include high priority bridges that require more immediate attention, including the La Selva Bridge.  Work on the bridges will start in the fall of this year. The […]

Aptos Academy of Performing Arts

Aptos Academy of Performing Arts

By Popular Demand new Angelina Ballerina classes Thursday 12:30-1:15 (2-3 year olds)
Friday 2:45-3:30 (4-6 year olds) Registration Day is Saturday August 17 from 1-3pm. The newly established studio in Aptos houses a full recreational dance program and pre-professional dance program for ages three and up. The Academy’s “No Limits Dance Company” is a competitive team […]

HIGHWAY 9 CONSTRUCTION PROJECT BEGINS NORTH OF BOULDER CREEK

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY– A construction project to improve the existing pavement, widen the southbound traveled way and shoulder, place erosion control materials and replace metal beam guardrail on Hwy. 9 about 7 miles north of Boulder Creek and just north of Saratoga Toll will begin on Monday, August 12. Roadwork consists of one-way reversing traffic […]

2013 Holcomb Scholarships Awarded

2013 Holcomb Scholarships Awarded

Aptos, CA – Annually the Holcomb Corporation awards scholarships to deserving college bound sons and daughters of its fulltime employees. The scholarship program, which began in 2002, has given out almost $50,000 to 29 recipients. “They’re the children of managers and housekeepers, groundskeepers and cooks” explained CEO Mark Holcomb who added, “They have gone on […]

Regional Seawater Desalination Project: Project Update and Related News

Regional Seawater Desalination Project: Project Update and Related News

The 90-day comment period for the proposed scwd2 Regional Seawater Desalination Project Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) will close at 5PM on August 12, 2013.  Your input is an important part of the environmental review process and the City of Santa Cruz and Soquel Creek Water District, as co-lead agencies, added an extra 30 days to allow […]

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