Dreaming of the Best in Life

Dreaming of the Best in Life

Words by the students of Mar Vista Elementary School in Aptos The Beach By Emilia, Grade 5 Boom, bang, bam Waves crashing on the shore Volleyball players are calling “MINE” Soft sand comforts your feet Fish getting reeled in As your walking, You see sand dollars, Beautiful shells And unusual rocks Pictures are taken Seagulls […]

ZOFO Piano Duet

ZOFO Piano Duet

Friday, March 21 at
8 pm Cabrillo Samper Recital Hall Internationally acclaimed solo pianists Eva Maria Zimmermann and Keisuke Nakagoshi together as ZOFO have electrified audiences from Carnegie Hall to Osaka Japan with their dazzling artistry and outside the box thematic programming for piano four hands. This Grammy nominated, prize winning Steinway Artist Ensemble one of […]

Valley Churches United Missions Thanks Community

Valley Churches United Missions Thanks Community

On behalf of Valley Churches United Missions & the Marcum Family, we would like to thank all the wonderful people who stepped up to help VCUM & the Family during our recent journey through our Director, Annette Marcum’s illness and passing. Thank you to all who planned her Celebration of Life … Fr. Mike of […]

South County News

South County News

Aptos Village Gets Green Light from SqCWD February 18 saw a major step forward for the long discussed and planned Aptos Village project. The Soquel Creek Water District board approved water service for Aptos Village and approved a request by the developer, Barry Swenson Builder to use a bond to pay the district $1.26 million […]

Happy Anniversary to Senior Network Services

Happy Anniversary to Senior Network Services

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Senior Network Services. It was in August of 1974 that the doors were opened on the new senior community resource center for senior citizens who needed information and assistance. This was made possible by a 1968 Federal Outreach Program established by President Johnson’s National Council on Aging and […]

She’s As Sweet As Candy

She’s As Sweet As Candy

Even with her leg in a cast, this one-year-old Maltese/Terrier is as sweet as Candy and that’s how she earned her name. Candy came to the shelter as a stray with a limp, which was the result of multiple fractures to her leg. Although her leg is still healing, it’s time for Candy to find […]

My Personal Story of Water Conservation

My Personal Story of Water Conservation

By Zach Friend, Second District Supervisor Even with some of the recent rains, there is no question that our region is in the midst of one of the worst droughts on record. Rainfall totals are some of the lowest known and we are shifting into a new way of water consumption and supply needs in […]