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 on criteria that included products, fees, account minimum requirements, and access to personal finance education and tools. Bay Federal offers savings and checking […]



“Imagine a Day Without Water” Poster Contest

“Imagine a Day Without Water” Poster Contest

Sponsored by Santa Cruz County Water & Environmental Agencies As part of a national campaign to help raise awareness about the critical importance of water to our everyday lives, water and environmental agencies in Santa Cruz County are sponsoring an “Imagine a Day Without Water” poster contest for local residents. This contest is open to […]



UCSC Awarded Several Government Grants

UCSC Awarded Several Government Grants

National Institute of General Medical Sciences Grant Awarded to UCSC The University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) received a federal grant totaling $377,776 per year for five years from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to study T cell signaling. “Our research addresses a fundamental process used by our immune T cells to recognize […]



Take Action to End Hunger

Take Action to End Hunger

Feeding America® Network Food Banks across the Country Promote Hunger Action Month™ This September Second Harvest Food Bank, together with the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, will mobilize across all 50 states in an effort to bring an end to hunger. Hunger Action Month is designed to inspire people to take action and raise […]



Santa Cruz Symphony Welcomes Twelve New Musicians

Santa Cruz Symphony Welcomes Twelve New Musicians

The Santa Cruz Symphony is proud to announce the hiring of twelve new musicians for the 2017-18 season. The positions filled include Jonah Kim, Principal Cello, Matthew Ebisuzaki, Principal Trumpet, and Esther Armendariz, Principal Trombone, Rochelle Nguyen, Assistant Principal Second Violin, plus eight string section players. “I’m very pleased to welcome such a prestigious group of […]



SCCRTC Study Workshops Rescheduled

SCCRTC Study Workshops Rescheduled

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission’s Unified Corridor Investment Study Workshops have been rescheduled! Please note the new dates and locations below. Monday, October 2 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Watsonville Public Library, 275 Main Street in Watsonville (Parking in Garage) Tuesday, October 3 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Live Oak Elementary School Multipurpose Room 1916 […]



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 column, lightning is streaking our morning sky. It’s incredible to find that we’re already in the middle of September! Summer has, much like a bolt of lightning, come and gone so quickly this year. But even as summer […]



County Residents Asked To Reduce Use Of Plastics

County Residents Asked To Reduce Use Of Plastics

Responding to a sharp decline in global demand for recycled materials, the County of Santa Cruz is asking residents to reduce the use of plastics to help protect the environment. While County residents are pioneers in recycling household materials and recycling is an important facet of the County’s position as a sustainability leader, a “perfect […]



PVUSD Gives the Gift of Reading

PVUSD Gives the Gift of Reading

Paso a Paso, Creciendo Juntos, Step by Step, Growing Together Early Literacy Initiative Superintendent Dr. Michelle Rodriguez is thrilled to introduce Footsteps 2 Brilliance (F2B) and to invite its entire community to be a part of this early literacy initiative. On Sunday, September 17, PVUSD participated at the City of Watsonville Fiestas Patrias event where […]



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