Simpson chosen 2018 LLWS Umpire

Simpson chosen 2018 LLWS Umpire

1985 Aptos Little Leaguer to Officiate Baseball World Series in South Williamsport, Pa. Shawn Simpson, now of Simi Valley, California will be representing the Western region and will be one of 16 umpires officiating in the 2018 Little League Baseball World Series. According to Shawn’s father, Bruce (his parents, Bruce and Billie Simpson still live […]

Leaving Santa Cruz

Leaving Santa Cruz

By Janet Payne-Downs Last Thursday I went to downtown Santa Cruz to meet a friend for an appointment. As many people do, I plopped myself onto a chair in front of Bookshop Santa Cruz and people-watched until my friend appeared. I often forget how much character Santa Cruz has and how fun it is just […]

FREE UC Master Gardener Classes

FREE UC Master Gardener Classes

August and September 2018 UC Master Gardeners of Monterey and Santa Cruz County offers FREE gardening classes in August and September. For further information and to pre-register, visit mbmg.org. Starting Fall Vegetables from Seed Sunday, August 19, 1 – 3 p.m. Quail Hollow Ranch • 800 Quail Hollow Road, Felton Get a jump on your fall […]

Central Coast Red Cross Elects New Officers

Central Coast Red Cross Elects New Officers

CARMEL — The Board of Directors of the American Red Cross of the Central Coast will be led by a number of new officers during the 2018-19 year. Elected by their fellow board members, the new officers assumed their positions effective July 1. Serving the Red Cross board that represents Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties, […]

Brother and Sister Endure Cancer Together

Brother and Sister Endure Cancer Together

Having two young children born a year apart is challenging. But, when both of your children are diagnosed with cancer within one week of one another, the challenges are nearly unbearable. Aiden (3) and Aubree (2) were both diagnosed with retinoblastoma, a cancer that starts in the retina, the very back part of the eye. It is […]

Board Members, Staff Reflect on Legacy

Board Members, Staff Reflect on Legacy

Renovated Capitola Goodwill Store Reopens on August 22 With the grand reopening of the Capitola Goodwill store on Aug. 22, outgoing board members Walt Henning and Charles Leigh-Wood –who played key roles in the development of Goodwill’s strategy – and Capitola store staff, production supervisor and assistant manager Jessica Hogue and Taylor Strang, respectively, all […]

Scott Webber, Century 21 Realtor

Scott Webber, Century 21 Realtor

By Eric Spencer Scott Webber grew up watching his mother sell homes in Santa Cruz County. Years later, he is a successful, award-winning realtor in a market that has changed significantly since he was a child. As a native of the county, Scott thoroughly knows the area and its associated housing market. He attended local […]

Coastal Wedding Magazine: Summer/Fall 2018

Coastal Wedding Magazine: Summer/Fall 2018

You’re engaged, now what? – The moment you’ve been waiting for • Maid of Honor Duties – As a maid of honor you are going to have plenty of responsibilities • Wedding Dress Alterations – The proper dress fitting etiquette is to bring only one or two people • Count Down – Comprehensive list of […]

Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Advisory Team Recruitment

Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Advisory Team Recruitment

Are you interested in learning about and influencing law enforcement policies and practices? Apply to join the Sheriff’s Advisory Team! Sheriff Hart created the Sheriff’s Advisory Team as one of his first acts during his first term of office. The Sheriff’s Advisory Team is a representative group of volunteers who live or work in Santa […]

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