Pets and Microchipping

Pets and Microchipping

By Tiffany L. Mitchener, DVM Capitola Veterinary Hospital It is the moment that strikes fear in the heart of every pet owner…the moment that you realize that your pet is missing. It is time to swing into action with neighborhood searches, posted flyers, and shelter checks. At this moment of crisis, if there was a […]

County Highlights Local Road Issues For Lawmakers

County Highlights Local Road Issues For Lawmakers

With winter storms causing $70 million in damages to local roads, the County of Santa Cruz has launched a “greeting card” campaign to urge lawmakers across the State to move forward with funding proposals to improve local road conditions across California. Declines in State funding have contributed to the overall poor condition of local roads […]

A Dialogue of Heaven and Earth

A Dialogue of Heaven and Earth

Santa Cruz Chorale brings “The New Choir” to Holy Cross Church Sunday, March 26 at 4 p.m. Holy Cross Church, 123 High Street, Santa Cruz The Santa Cruz Chorale welcomes “The New Choir” to Santa Cruz in an invitational concert of music evoking the eternal conversation between the Creator and the Created in “A Dialogue […]

Free UC Master Gardeners Class

Free UC Master Gardeners Class

On Saturday, March 25, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., the UC Master Gardeners of Monterey Bay will present a FREE class on “Chix in the City, Hens in the Hood” at the their Demonstration Garden in Watsonville. Master Gardener Candice McLaren will teach her famous class about the joys of keeping chickens without annoying […]

Freedom Rotary’s Casino Night Returns

Freedom Rotary’s Casino Night Returns

Mardi Gras Theme Featured For its 33rd annual Casino Night fundraiser, the Freedom Rotary Club is bringing New Orleans to the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds with a Mardi Gras-themed event on Saturday, March 18 from 6:30 — 10:30 p.m. Attendees can try their hand at roulette, blackjack, craps and poker, enjoy a buffet of foods, […]

UC Santa Cruz Receives Federal Grants

UC Santa Cruz Receives Federal Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) announced that the University of California Santa Cruz would receive federal grants totaling $528,116 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases awarded UC Santa Cruz $77,000 to be used for allergy, […]

Zach Friend Joins High Speed Internet Access Coalition

Zach Friend Joins High Speed Internet Access Coalition

Santa Cruz County Supervisor Zach Friend joined sixty-five other city and county leaders on a letter about the importance of including broadband in any plan to improve the country’s infrastructure, which was sent to President Trump, Senate Majority Leader McConnell, and House Speaker Ryan. Supervisor Friend joined elected officials from across the nation to demonstrate […]

Farm to Fiber Fair at Farm Discovery

Farm to Fiber Fair at Farm Discovery

On March 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1275 Green Valley Road in Watsonville celebrate fiber with Farm Discovery at the 8th annual Sheep to Shawl Fair at Live Earth Farm. Businesses and organizations like Pajaro Valley Shelter Services, Synergy Organic Clothing, Carmel Honey Co. and 4-H will help provide hands-on activity stations for […]

Dominican Expands Pediatric Services

Dominican Expands Pediatric Services

Dignity Health Hospital Welcomes New Pediatrician; Pediatric Nurses Dominican Hospital, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation, welcomes new pediatrician Komal Afzal, DO, and two new pediatric nurse practitioners Julia Greenwood, NP, and Aaron Klein, NP. All three are now accepting new patients and join Robert Moler, MD, and Jeremiah Wheeler, DO, at the Pediatrics […]

Dientes Welcomes New Pedodonist Dr. Denisse Monroy

Dientes Welcomes New Pedodonist Dr. Denisse Monroy

First Tooth First Birthday Appointments • Available for Patients 0-36 Months Dientes Community Dental Care is proud to announce the addition of bilingual pediatric specialty dentist, Dr. Denisse Monroy, to our Santa Cruz children’s clinic. With Dr. Monroy on board, Dientes is able to add appointments for our youngest patients aged 0-36 months as part […]