2018 Human Race

2018 Human Race

Participating teams to “Be a Star for Our Community” Race Day Basics: 5 mile walk or run along West Cliff Drive followed by the Human Race After Party on Saturday, May 12. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the race starts at 9 a.m. The race begins and ends at 2300 Delaware Ave in Santa […]

The Fallacies of Drug Advertisements

The Fallacies of Drug Advertisements

By Ron Conte, Pharm.D. I am sure most of you have seen the plethora of drug advertisements on television, in newspapers, and other media. And, I am also sure some of you have bought non-prescription medications based on these advertisements. You probably even asked your healthcare provider to prescribe a prescription drug for you based […]

Habitat Connectivity Project

Habitat Connectivity Project

Highway 17 Wildlife Public Information Meeting Wednesday, May 2 • 6 to 8 p.m. Scotts Valley Senior Center (Main Room) 370 Kings Village Road Scotts Valley The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in coordination with the Land Trust of Santa Cruz and the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission is proposing to construct a 60-foot […]

Hedges Are Like Green Fences

Hedges Are Like Green Fences

By Tony Tomeo Hedges are a complicated topic! Like lawns, they are among the more functional features of a landscape. They can be used to provide privacy within, obscure unwanted views beyond, or merely to separate a large landscape into cozier or more functional spaces. Except for hedges that are grown for spring flowers or […]

Finalizing Commercial Cannabis Regulations

Finalizing Commercial Cannabis Regulations

By Zach Friend, County Supervisor 2nd District Over the last four years the Board of Supervisors has been working on policies around the dispensing and cultivation of medical cannabis. While work around cannabis in general will be evolving for quite some time, the Board is much closer to a final cultivation ordinance than we have […]

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

Financial Gifts for Your Adult Children Mother’s Day is almost here. If you’re a mother with grown children, you might receive flowers, candy, dinner invitations or some other type of pleasant recognition. However, you might find that you can get more enjoyment from the holiday by giving, rather than receiving. The longest-lasting gifts may be […]

Rainbow Carpets and Floors

Rainbow Carpets and Floors

50 Years of Family-Owned Quality Business and Service By Teresa Dance Rainbow Carpets and Floors celebrates fifty years of local business for good reason. Dean Sturtevant, its owner, said they keep customers happy and have only the best products. Ecologically Green products are the norm at Rainbow Carpets. The store sells and installs luxury hardwood, […]

Mobile Commerce Essentials

Mobile Commerce Essentials

By Ron Kustek, Business Instructor Cabrillo College You may have a business that is 100% online, or you may own a ‘brick and mortar’ storefront, that has customers walking through the door. But more than likely you’re a combination business, one that operates face-to-face with people and also one that is able to sell online […]

2018 Aromas Country Garden Tour

2018 Aromas Country Garden Tour

Aromas is unique in so many ways, quaint, friendly, beautiful and they have the best garden tour that is coming up so mark your calendar for May 12, the day before Mother’s Day. From 10:00 am to 4:00 pm ten lovely gardens will be open to the public. Take pictures, buy handmade art from artists […]

Cabrillo College Ethics Bowl Team

Cabrillo College Ethics Bowl Team

Only Community College Team to Qualify for National Championships Cabrillo College announced that its Ethics Bowl team finished seventh overall in the national championship of the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl held in Chicago at the end of February. They missed qualifying for the semi-final match by only two points! Sponsored by the Association for Practical and […]