Dr. Matthew Wetstein Recommended for Cabrillo College Presidency

Dr. Matthew Wetstein Recommended for Cabrillo College Presidency

Cabrillo College announced that the Chair of the Superintendent/President Search Committee, Trustee Gary Reece, and Dr. Matthew Wetstein have reached a tentative agreement for Dr. Wetstein to be the next President/Superintendent of Cabrillo College, with a projected start date of February 1, 2018. “The Superintendent/President Search Committee is thrilled with the recommendation of Dr. Matthew […]

Boys & Girls Clubhouse Downtown’s First Net-Zero Electric Building

Boys & Girls Clubhouse Downtown’s First Net-Zero Electric Building

Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County (BGCSCC) announced it has completed a comprehensive energy efficiency and building performance energy upgrade to its 50-year-old downtown Santa Cruz Clubhouse at 543 Center Street. The upgrade results in the clubhouse now using only the amount of electricity it produces onsite through building performance optimization and use […]

“Distill • Cool • History” — Agri-Culture’s Progressive Dinner

“Distill • Cool • History” — Agri-Culture’s Progressive Dinner

 21st Annual Event Was a Success! The educational organization, Agri-Culture, recently held its 21st Annual Progressive Dinner, a fall tradition to celebrate the harvest. The event raised almost $40,000 and Nita Gizdich sold the raffle tickets. The purpose of Agri-Culture is to educate the public about local agriculture in Santa Cruz County and the Pajaro Valley. This year’s theme was […]

Summer in Antarctica

Summer in Antarctica

A family friend, Todd, is spending the summer at McMurdo Station … the Antarctic summer that is. Right now there are 24 hours of sunlight each day and the temperature is a balmy 11 degrees F with light snow. Here are some of the things he has experienced and seen in his own words and […]

38th Annual EcoFarm Conference

38th Annual EcoFarm Conference

January 24 – 27, 2018 at Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove The Ecological Farming Association (EcoFarm) presents the  annual EcoFarm Conference January 24 – 27, 2018 at Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove. As the oldest and largest organic farming event in the West, EcoFarm is a prime networking and educational hub for farmers, […]

Pilch Receives Community Hero Award

Pilch Receives Community Hero Award

Watsonville Wetlands Watch News On November 20th, our Executive Director, Jonathan Pilch, was awarded a Community Assessment Project (CAP) Community Hero Award. CAP is a multi-year initiative to measure and improve the quality of life in Santa Cruz County that is sponsored by the United Way of Santa Cruz County and the Community Foundation of Santa […]

Aptos Times: December 15, 2017

Aptos Times: December 15, 2017

Summer in Antarctica • Dr. Matthew Wetstein Recommended as Next Cabrillo College President • Nutcracker Ballet at the Henry Mello Center • EcoFarm Conference 2018 • Age Well, Drive Smart! • BFCU Applications Open for 2018 Education Scholarships • CASA Welcomes New Board Member • CFSCC Grants $148,350 to Small Nonprofits • County Planning Department […]

Help Jacob’s Heart Help Others by Fueling the Holidays

Help Jacob’s Heart Help Others by Fueling the Holidays

By Lori Butterworth, Founder and Executive Director Jacobs Heart I went to fill my gas tank and was struck with sadness, knowing that the sudden increase in prices from the new gas tax will be devastating for children with cancer and their families. It’s already exhausting and expensive for parents to drive a child with […]

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