Zip Is Looking For a Life Partner

Zip Is Looking For a Life Partner

Zip (A234564) and his siblings came to the shelter after starting their lives as lonely outside dogs. Zip is going to make a fantastic partner for someone who is patient and wants a close connection with his or her dog! He is a very active and happy puppy but is also good at being kenneled […]

Protect Your Pet from Sun Exposure

Protect Your Pet from Sun Exposure

By Tiffany L. Mitchener, DVM With the long “dog days” of summer approaching, it is time to get outside and get active. But time spent outdoors increases sun exposure for you and your pet. Too much sun can lead to a sunburn or worse — skin cancer. You know how to protect yourself from the […]

Juicy Sweet

Juicy Sweet

Bringing Organic Goodness to Aptos Aptos juice bar and yogurt shop Juicy Sweet owes a lot to serendipity. When Frank’s pharmacy moved to a larger location in the Aptos Center on Soquel Drive, owner John Lindberg kept his lease for the smaller space, thinking it would be a great spot for a yogurt and smoothie […]

Santa Cruz County 2017 Outdoor Events

Santa Cruz County 2017 Outdoor Events

May 21 – Santa Cruz Oxacan Festival-Harbor High May 28-29 – American Music Festival- Aptos Park June through August – Thursday night Crow’s Nest Outdoor Beach Party June 3-4 Redwood Mountain Faire – Roaring Camp (A great family friendly event in a beautiful location next to Henry Cowell State Park in Felton June 3 – San Lorenzo […]

Helping Child Victims of Crime Through a New Approach

Helping Child Victims of Crime Through a New Approach

By Zach Friend In the last year a significant step was taken to protect our most vulnerable victims of crime: children. The Board of Supervisors supported the District Attorney Jeff Rosell’s efforts to create a Multi-Disciplinary Interview Team, or MDIT, and recently these efforts have culminated in a new home for this team in mid-county. […]

Aptos Landscape Supply

Aptos Landscape 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 are 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 […]

Animal Film Festival comes to Santa Cruz

Animal Film Festival comes to Santa Cruz

Selected Films From the 2017 AFF to be Screened at Del Mar Theater SANTA CRUZ — Films from featuring animals and their stories will be screened at a special event hosted by the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter (SCCAS) and the Center for Animal Protection & Education (CAPE). The 2017 Animal Film Festival, held each […]

Major Slide At Mud Creek

Major Slide At Mud Creek

State Route 1 In Monterey County The Mud Creek (PM 8.9) area on State Route 1 sustained a major event on Saturday evening, May 20 when over a million tons of rock and dirt fell down the slope continuing down to the ocean floor 250 feet off the shoreline. The Mud Creek area is 1/4 […]

Celebrating ‘Our’ Babies

Celebrating ‘Our’ Babies

There’s nothing more fascinating than a newborn baby and all the hopes, dreams and wishes that come along with that birth. Dominican Hospital has had the privilege of being there from the start as thousands of babies have taken their first breath, peek at the world and looked face to face with a parent. Since […]

Public Support for Aptos/La Selva Firefighters

Public Support for Aptos/La Selva Firefighters

Community’s Message to ALSFD Governing Board was Clear By Noel Smith Aptos La Selva Fire Station #1 was the scene of 1-1/2 hours of intense public input on Thursday May 11, 2017 to the Fire District Board concerning the status of current Fire Chief Jon Jones. Since the Firefighters of the district made public their […]