City of Santa Cruz Changes Rules for Accessory Dwelling Units

City of Santa Cruz Changes Rules for Accessory Dwelling Units

At their February 26 meeting, the Santa Cruz City Council adopted amendments to the City’s Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) ordinance. The changes result from the Housing Voices Report of 2017, and specifically from recommendations made in the subsequent Housing Blueprint Subcommittee Report. Changes to state law regarding ADUs are also incorporated into the approved amendments. […]

“Disturbing The Peace”

“Disturbing The Peace”

Free Film Event at the “Green Grange” in Live Oak Disturbing The Peace is a story of the human potential unleashed when we stop participating in a story that no longer serves us. With the power of our convictions it takes action to create new possibilities. The documentary follows former enemy combatants — Israeli soldiers […]

Celebrating Flowers

Celebrating Flowers

Two Local Authors to Hold Joint Event at Bookshop Santa Cruz Two celebrated local authors known for their knowledge and celebration of flowers will join forces for a dual event celebrating the release of their new books, May 8 at the Bookshop Santa Cruz. The event, “Cassie Winslow and Teresa Sabankaya — The Power of […]

Rainbow Carpets and Floors

Rainbow Carpets and Floors

50 Years of Family-Owned Quality Business and Service By Teresa Dance Rainbow Carpets and Floors celebrate 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, […]

Priority No. 1 Is Sales

Priority No. 1 Is Sales

By Ron Kustek Does Everyone In Your Company Know How To Sell? We’ve all heard of something ‘flying off the shelf’ or that ‘it sells itself’. For those of us involved in any small business on a daily basis, we know these sayings just aren’t true. Whether you’re selling coffee or clothing, you likely have […]

Christian Youth Theatre – Into the Woods

Christian Youth Theatre – Into the Woods

Music and Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM Book by JAMES LAPINE Showing April 5 – 7, 2019 San Lorenzo Center of Performing Arts – Main Stage CYT Santa Cruz closes their Winter Session with Into the Woods, opening April 5, 2019, at 7:00pm. Into the Woods is a Tony-winning musical with music and lyrics by Stephen […]

Aptos Landscape and Supply

Aptos Landscape and Supply

By Edita McQuary Third generation Santa Cruzan, Erik Santee, attended local schools and graduated with a Business Administration degree from UC Santa Barbara. His family is well-known landscape and building supply company owners. As he readily admits, he was “born into the business.” He says he had the biggest sandboxes to play in of any […]

2019 Survivor Casting Call

2019 Survivor Casting Call

Have you always dreamed of being on the CBS hit reality TV show Survivor? Turn that dream into reality and register for the Survivor Casting Call! From now through March 22, go to SurvivorCastingCall.com for more information about eligibility requirements and to sign up for this incredible opportunity. Then, on March 23, head over to […]

Dance Scholarship Showcase Wows Audience

Dance Scholarship Showcase Wows Audience

Last month the 5th Annual Carrie’s Dream Dance Scholarship Showcase and Auction, on February 10, 2019, dazzled and entertained more than 800 guests. It is a special community event that grows bigger and better each year. The fundraising showcase featured a range of dance styles and levels; from adorably costumed bitty dancers, to stunning pre-professional […]

CDFW Project Submissions Under Review

CDFW Project Submissions Under Review

Now Accepting Fisheries Habitat Restoration Project Proposals The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is now accepting proposals for projects under its Fiscal Year 2019-20 Fisheries Habitat Restoration Proposal Solicitation Notice (PSN). The PSN and online grant application can be found online at www.wildlife.ca.gov/grants/frgp/solicitation. Applications must be submitted online by Friday, April 16, 2019 at […]

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