“Fascinatin’ Rhythms” — From Broadway to Hollywood

“Fascinatin’ Rhythms” — From Broadway to Hollywood

“Fascinatin’ Rhythms” — Presented by the Santa Cruz Follies It’s Countdown Time for the 64th-annual Santa Cruz Follies! This year SC Follies presents “Fascinatin’ Rhythms,” a collection of American popular music through the ages. The show is directed by Jo Luttringer. “Fascinatin’ Rhythms” will be performed at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium (307 Church Street, Santa […]

Home & Garden Expo of Monterey

Home & Garden Expo of Monterey

 5 Reasons to Attend the Home and Garden Expo Monterey • Creative ways to take your raised bed and planter • Refresh Your Home for Spring • Steps to Make Your Home More Luxurious • Exterior home improvements • Hakouya-House of Fermentation

Eleventh Annual Testicle Festival

Eleventh Annual Testicle Festival

The 11th Annual Testicle Festival, put on by the Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee of the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau, will be held on Saturday, August 24, from 3 – 7 p.m. at Estrada Deer Camp in Watsonville. Very popular local band “No Respect!” has been selected to play, just one of the many […]

Second Harvest Receives $200K Grant

Second Harvest Receives $200K Grant

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz County is excited to announce a $197,000 grant from the Central California Alliance for Health Healthy Food Access Program to expand food insecurity screening for Dignity Health Mobile Wellness Van, Dignity Health Dominican Hospital, and Dientes Community Dental Beach Flats Clinic to screen patients for food insecurity using […]

Leading the Way For Public Safety

Leading the Way For Public Safety

You can make an impact in Santa Cruz County! We are looking for leaders and decision makers to join Sheriff Hart’s advisory team. You’ll get to meet with Sheriff Hart once a month to share concerns and solutions that will make our community a better place to live. The team will also get a behind-the-scenes […]

Remembering Piggie Market

Remembering Piggie Market

The Piggie Market opened for business in Redwood Village on June 9th, 1980 but the beginning of the story actually begins in October 1973. Norm and Mary Ann Kaplan, residents of Los Angeles, were fed up with the smog, heavy traffic, and general hustle-bustle and decided they wanted to have the ocean, trees, and a […]

Sandy’s Summer

Sandy’s Summer

By Lawrence Tartaglino Our second Golden Retriever was Sandy. At three years old, she came to live with us from Golden Retriever Rescue in Belmont, California. Being a little older, Sandy had a bit of baggage. I guess that was part of her charm. We knew that with a little help and encouragement she could […]

Kathleen Lorraine Dwyer

Kathleen Lorraine Dwyer

April 1928 ~ July 2019 Kathleen Lorraine Dwyer died at the ripe old age of 91 of a fall in her beloved garden and Our world lost its sparkle. Kathleen entered the world on April 24, 1928. She was delivered by her midwife Grandmother Catherine Lucy in Powers Lake N. Dakota on the family farm […]

Summer Perennials Are Now Blooming

Summer Perennials Are Now Blooming

By Tony Tomeo Are warm season annuals really the most colorful flowers for summer? Perhaps. They have their limits though. They are also very demanding. They need to be watered very regularly, and should probably be fertilized too. Many need to be deadheaded frequently. After all that, they are only temporary, and will get replaced […]

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