Veterans Online Shopping Benefit Is Coming

Veterans Online Shopping Benefit Is Coming

Beginning this Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2017, military exchanges are proud to expand their online shopping privileges to all honorably discharged veterans of the U.S. Military. This highly anticipated change in DoD policy grants online exchange shopping privileges to an estimated eighteen million additional individuals. According to DoD officials, “The online benefit will also strengthen […]

Water’s Impacts on Earth, Humans

Water’s Impacts on Earth, Humans

By Melanie Mow Schumacher Last month my son, who is a freshman at Soquel High School, had to write a persuasive essay for his geography class on his opinion of what has a greater impact: humans on Earth or Earth on humans – with an added emphasis on specifics within Santa Cruz County. I enjoyed […]

USDA Grants for Local Agriculture

USDA Grants for Local Agriculture

SALINAS — Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) announced that California FarmLink, located in Aptos, would receive grant support totaling $599,074 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The funds, awarded through USDA’s Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program, will be used to train local beginning farmers and help them access land, capital, and marketing opportunities. “With its […]

Six Tons Removed From Monterey Bay Shores

Six Tons Removed From Monterey Bay Shores

2,813 Volunteer for Save Our Shores 33rd Coastal Cleanup Day MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY — Annual Coastal Cleanup Day came to a close with big results. In just 3 hours, 2,813 volunteers (over 250 student participants) removed 12,269 pounds (over 6 tons) of trash from 77 beach, river and slough cleanup sites along an […]

Coming to Boulder Creek …

Coming to Boulder Creek …

Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition: Celebrating Sports in American Communities Baseball, Soccer, Basketball, Bowling, Kickball, Surfing. People around the country are drawn to compete in these sports and many others. Still more gather on the sidelines to cheer for their favorite athletes and teams. Nowhere do Americans more intimately connect to sports than in their hometowns. The San […]

Rate Increase For Most Water Customers

Rate Increase For Most Water Customers

BOULDER CREEK — The San Lorenzo Valley Water District (SLVWD) today announced that at the Sept 21 Board of Directors special meeting and public hearing in Ben Lomond, the Board voted unanimously (all board members present) to approve a proposed rate restructuring in order to fund replacement and upgrades for pipeline, pumps and tanks, as […]

CAL FIRE Suspends All Outdoor Burning

CAL FIRE Suspends All Outdoor Burning

MORGAN HILL — Due to the current fire conditions and the amount of fire suppression resources committed to the fires in Northern California, effective Friday October 13 at 5:00 p.m. CAL FIRE suspends all outdoor open burning within the following CAL FIRE Units or Contract County: Santa Cruz serving San Mateo, Santa Cruz counties
; Santa […]

Celebrating Seniors in Action

Celebrating Seniors in Action

Seniors in Action is a celebration of life. It is an opportunity to ponder the happenings in our community that bring a smile to the end of a day, and a contented yes to tomorrow. Clichés like “old age is not for the faint of heart” are fading into the background as the offerings of continued […]

Mid-County Scoreboard: October 2017

Mid-County Scoreboard: October 2017

Football Harbor Season Record (1-4, SCCAL 0-1) Coach: James Gaynor Greenfield 48 – Harbor 22 (Sep 23, H*) Team Stats: 1st Downs 10; Total Yds 321; Rushing 185; Passing 136; Penalties – Yds, 11-92; Fumbles – Lost, 1-0 Rushing: Bailey Schantz 27 Att, 144 Yds, 2TDs; Joseph Clouse 2 Att, 23 Yds; Jameson White 2 […]

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