Boardwalk Ice Festivities Get Underway

Boardwalk Ice Festivities Get Underway

Ice Skating, Fire Pits, and Gingerbread Crepes Open The Holiday Season The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk’s new ice skating rink is now open for daily skating through January 1. The 40’ x 60’ covered rink in the Boardwalk’s Main Plaza is the featured activity for “Boardwalk Holiday Ice” a new tradition inspired by a festive […]

The Homeless Garden Project Holiday Store

The Homeless Garden Project Holiday Store

Open Nov. 20 thru Dec. 24 Daily (Closed Thanksgiving) • 110 Cooper St., Suite 100G The Homeless Garden Project’s shop carries a variety of handcrafted gifts including wreaths, beeswax candles, lavender products, and baking mixes made in its training program from herbs and flowers grown at it’s organic farm. All proceeds benefit the Homeless Garden […]

Aptos Times: November 15, 2017

Aptos Times: November 15, 2017

Volunteer to Change a Child’s Life by Edita McQuary • Local Traffic Safety Education Grant Funding • A Perfect Holiday Gift – Nutcracker Suite at the Henry Mello Center in Watsonville • Go Green for the Holidays • Come to EMBRACING the DANCE – Santa Cruz Symphony • Santa Cruz Symphony League Home Tour • Quinn […]

Christian Youth Theater Presents: A Christmas Carol

Christian Youth Theater Presents: A Christmas Carol

November 17-26 • Louden Nelson Community Theater Broadway heavy hitters, Alan Menken (Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors) and Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Seussical, Once on This Island), breathe fantastic new life into the classic tale of A Christmas Carol. Ebenezer Scrooge is a prosperous curmudgeon who believes that personal wealth is far more […]

Physicians For Trees

Physicians For Trees

Arborists Work to Prevent Serious Storm Damage By Tony Tomeo Before the storms of winter get here, it might be a good time to make arrangements to get some help for big trees that need it. Smaller trees that can be reached from the ground may not need anything that we cannot do ourselves. It […]

Family Service Agency Celebrates its 60th Anniversary

Family Service Agency Celebrates its 60th Anniversary

David Bianchi, Executive Director welcomed everyone to the organization’s Anniversary Bash at the Seascape Golf Club to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the agency, the 50th anniversary of the Daisy Auxiliary and the anniversary of many of its programs. Deb Abbott, a founding member of WomenCARE, spoke about the lack of support services for women […]

Preparing for Winter Rains

Preparing for Winter Rains

By Zach Friend, County Supervisor 2nd District As we head into the rainy season it’s always good to do some advance preparations for your home or business. Last year’s wet winter caused over $129 million in damage to public roads and facilities in the unincorporated county. Even though great strides have been made to repair […]

Red Cross Farm to Table Dinner 2017 at Carmel Valley Ranch

Red Cross Farm to Table Dinner 2017 at Carmel Valley Ranch

Friday, Nov. 3, from 4 to 9 p.m. • 1 Old Ranch Rd Carmel CARMEL — The American Red Cross of the Central Coast will proudly host its annual Farm to Table Dinner at Carmel Valley Ranch on Friday, November 3. Presented by Century Communities and Audi, the dinner is an opportunity for community and business […]

Santa Cruz Police Veteran Officer Erich Hoppe Promoted to Sergeant

Santa Cruz Police Veteran Officer Erich Hoppe Promoted to Sergeant

The Santa Cruz Police Department announces the promotion of Officer Erich Hoppe to the rank of Police Sergeant. Chief Andrew Mills commented, “Sergeant Hoppe has continuously demonstrated a commitment to serving our community through his outstanding work ethic, leadership, and professionalism.” Over the past 15 years Officer Hoppe worked in the Santa Cruz Police Department’s […]

Dominican Earns National Acclaim

Dominican Earns National Acclaim

Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACOS) has again granted a three-year accreditation to the Dignity Health Dominican Hospital cancer program. Dominican Hospital is the only cancer program in Santa Cruz County to receive this designation, which is given to just 30 percent […]

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