Beaches Recover From Memorial Day Weekend

Beaches Recover From Memorial Day Weekend

Save Our Shores mass cleanup effort removes 790 pounds of trash Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary – After the long Memorial Weekend of fun, Monterey Bay beaches looked tired. The North Coast was the hardest hit in terms of trash, particularly Davenport and Panther Beach. Thankfully, 70 volunteers took some time during the holiday weekend […]

CASA Volunteers Needed

CASA Volunteers Needed

Thirty-Two Children in Foster Care are Waiting For Someone to Speak for Them You do not have to be a lawyer or social worker to volunteer as a Court Appointed Special Advocate. CASA volunteers are everyday people, trained by CASA and then appointed by judges to advocate for the safety of children who have been […]

Being a Virtual Father

Being a Virtual Father

An Advocate and Role Model for Teen-age Boy When Robin Nijor decided to become an Advocate for a youth in foster care, he knew right away that he wanted to be matched with a boy in his teens. For CASA of Santa Cruz County, Robin was filling a crucial and ongoing need: although half the […]

Lane Closure on U.S. Highway 101 in Salinas this Week

Lane Closure on U.S. Highway 101 in Salinas this Week

MONTEREY COUNTY – The southbound No. 2 lane of US Highway 101 near the State Route 68 Interchange will take place on Tuesday, June 14th and Wednesday, June 15th from 9a.m.-2p.m. A CalTrans storm water crew will be performing maintenance in this area. Electronic Message Boards will inform motorists about this road work. Delays are […]

PVUSD Alerts Community Of Computer Scam

PVUSD Alerts Community Of Computer Scam

Pajaro Valley Unified School District has been notified that community members are receiving solicitations by phone and at their homes from a lady by the name of Mary Carmen Estrada who claims to be contracted by PVUSD. Ms. Estrada identifies as working for Multimedia Education – Para el Hogar – adding that she has been […]

Children’s Day at the Felton Farmers’ Market

Children’s Day at the Felton Farmers’ Market

Santa Cruz, CA – The Felton Farmers’ Market continues its annual tradition in hosting Children’s Day – a festive event to celebrate the little ones in our lives. On June 14th, during the standard market hours (2:30-6:30pm), this free event spotlights Freesia Raine, a local children’s song writer known for her creativity and ability to connect with young people. While […]

PVUSD Superintendent Dorma Baker Announces Retirement

PVUSD Superintendent Dorma Baker Announces Retirement

Dorma Baker announced April 27 that after 40 years in PVUSD she would be bringing her career to a close. In 1976 she began her career in the District as a teacher at Calabasas Elementary School. She also taught at Mintie White, Valencia and Rio del Mar Elementary Schools. “I have had an amazing journey,” […]

Neighborhood Video Partnership

Neighborhood Video Partnership

Help Fight Local Crime With Your Security Camera The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office is implementing new and innovative methods of crime prevention in the community. The Neighborhood Video Partnership is the latest such method being implemented by the Sheriff’s Office. The goal of the Neighborhood Video Partnership is to deter crime and promote public […]

$7 Million Slashed from Santa Cruz County Transportation

$7 Million Slashed from Santa Cruz County Transportation

State Transportation Cuts Decimates Local Funding Santa Cruz – Despite strenuous efforts by the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) and other local voices to preserve funding for local transportation projects in Santa Cruz County, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) made funding cuts at their meeting in Stockton. The local funding cuts total $7 […]