TPG’s 19th Annual Poetry Winners

TPG’s 19th Annual Poetry Winners

The Times Publishing Group, Inc.’s Valentine’s Day Poetry Contest has been a success once more. Thanks to all our readers who participated and shared their stories in prose. We want to thank these local businesses for providing our winners the following fabulous prizes: For the Scotts Valley Times, Malone’s Grille For the Aptos Times, The […]

Landmark Targeted For Housing

Landmark Targeted For Housing

Three Aptos Buildings Among Those Suggested For PRH By Lori Landino The County Planning Department has put forward a proposal for consideration to the Planning Commission (and soon the Board of Supervisors) for potentially creating Permanent Room Housing (PRH) in our area. There are nine properties in Santa Cruz County set to be “repurposed.” They […]

Aptos Times: February 15, 2019

Aptos Times: February 15, 2019

 Landmark Targeted For Housing: Three Aptos Buildings Among Those Suggested For PRH, By Lori Landino • TPG’s 19th Annual Poetry Winners • Tootsie Roll Drive Benefits Hope Services • First CASA Training of 2019 Begins • CDFW Magnifies Efforts to Recruit Hunters and Anglers • County Launches Focused Intervention Team • Scholarships Available for […]

Congressman Panetta Office Hours in Capitola for Veterans

Congressman Panetta Office Hours in Capitola for Veterans

Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) announced staff mobile office hours for veterans’ services in Capitola on October 31, 2018. Mobile office hours are an opportunity for veterans living on the central coast of California to meet with Congressional staff members, and are offered in addition to meetings in the Salinas and Santa Cruz Congressional offices. To […]

Hearts for Hart Fundraiser

Hearts for Hart Fundraiser

The Santa Cruz community is mobilizing and organizing to raise money in support of a longtime local surfer, Brian Hart, as he slowly recovers from a serious surfing accident. The Hearts for Hart Fundraiser is being hosted at Haut Surf Shop, 345 Swift Street, Santa Cruz on Sunday September 23 from 2 to 7 p.m. […]

Graham Hill Wildfire Fuel Load Reduction

Graham Hill Wildfire Fuel Load Reduction

Work Begins along Graham Hill Road Oct. 8 The Resource Conservation District (RCD), working with Cal Fire and California State Parks, has scheduled Phase 3 of the Wildfire Fuel Load Reduction project along Graham Hill Road. On Monday, October 8 crews will begin the removal of invasive Acacia and French broom on approximately 1.4 acres […]

Why We Drum: A Senior Perspective

Why We Drum: A Senior Perspective

By Catherine Cat Heron Steele and Claudia Kelly We both love coming to Grey Bears in Santa Cruz and supporting the senior community with Watsonville Taiko’s workshops and classes. Grey Bears is such a convenient location in the middle of the county and within a block from a bus stop, which makes it easy if […]

Vista Center: Preparing Students for the Future

Vista Center: Preparing Students for the Future

Vista Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired Thanks to funding from Monterey Peninsula Foundation and accessibility engineers and developers at local tech companies, Santa Cruz area middle and high school students with visual impairments engaged this past week in Vista Center Santa Cruz’s informative and fun program “Vision for Our Youth for Tomorrow” geared […]

VinoCruz Comes to Soquel Village

VinoCruz Comes to Soquel Village

Help us welcome the newly reinvented VinoCruz Winebar and Kitchen to Soquel! VinoCruz returns to the scene with a whole new look and a whole new menu — food menu that is … While VinoCruz is still the go-to spot for the best selection of Santa Cruz Mountains wine, you can now enjoy a fantastic […]

SCCAS Welcomes Philanthropic Partner

SCCAS Welcomes Philanthropic Partner

The Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter (SCCAS) is the organization safeguarding and improving the lives of domestic animals in Santa Cruz County. With intake exceeding 5,000 animals a year, SCCAS has a bedrock of municipal funding for core services such as animal control, licensing, rabies vaccinations, housing for strays and surrenders, and intervention in animal […]

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