Cowell Beach Sees Improvement on Water Quality Report

Cowell Beach Sees Improvement on Water Quality Report

Cowell Beach moved down to third from first on the Heal the Bay “Beach Bummer” list, after holding the top spot for many years. The narrow portion of Cowell Beach that is monitored for the report is directly west of the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf where birds that roost on or near the Wharf are […]

July 2017 California Department of Fish and Wildlife Calendar

July 2017 California Department of Fish and Wildlife Calendar

Thursday, July 20 California Fish and Game Commission Marine Resources Committee Meeting, time to be determined, Flamingo Conference Resort and Spa, 2777 Fourth St., Santa Rosa (95405). For more information, please visit www.fgc.ca.gov/meetings/2017/index.aspx. Weekends Ecological Reserve Tours at Elkhorn Slough. Volunteers lead walks every Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Binoculars and bird books are […]

Bay Fed Donates $22K to Miracle Network

Bay Fed Donates $22K to Miracle Network

Hospital Foundation Serves Children in Santa Cruz, Monterey, and San Benito Counties Bay Federal Credit Union raised $12,426 in generous donations from members and employees during its Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals fundraising drive in May. The Credit Union was able to give a total of $22,426 to the non-profit organization, thanks to a philanthropic award […]

USPP $10k Reward for Information About Aug. 6 Aquatic Park Fatality

USPP $10k Reward for Information About Aug. 6 Aquatic Park Fatality

SAN FRANCISCO — The United States Park Police is continuing to investigate a fatal shooting that occurred in Aquatic Park shortly before 10 pm on Saturday, August 6, 2016. Calvin Riley, a 20 year-old male from San Mateo, California was tragically killed while walking along the promenade near Van Ness Ave. The United States Park […]

Call To Artists

Call To Artists

Public Art Project – Felton Library An artist will be selected to create a site-specific public art component for the new Felton Public Library. The proposed artwork should enhance the visitors’ experience and should also help create a unique identity for the library. In particular, artists should consider the setting, context, and history of the area […]

Roux Dat

Roux Dat

Tasty Gumbos, Jambalayas and Po’ Boy Sandwiches in Capitola By Jessica Johnson When you think of Louisiana, chances are one of the first things you think of is the food — spicy, hearty food meant to bring friends and family together over a steaming pot of jambalaya or gumbo. Makes your mouth water just thinking […]

Overnight Paving On Highway 9

Overnight Paving On Highway 9

Boulder Creek Northern Limits Begins Sunday Caltrans will conduct a four-night grind and pave operation on both directions of State Route 9 from the south junction of State Route 236/9/Big Basin Way to just south of Middleton Drive in the northern limits of Boulder Creek during the overnight hours from 8 pm until 5 am […]

Jack O’Neill Paddle Out Event

Jack O’Neill Paddle Out Event

A Legend is sculptured with the talents they have been blessed with either by birth or through the opportunities and challenges that life presented them. Our legend, Jack O’Neill, was that gritty salt of the earth sailor & pilot who turned surfing into an international sport because of his innovation. This Sunday, July 9th, Surf […]

Law Enforcement Kept Busy on Fourth of July

Law Enforcement Kept Busy on Fourth of July

Watsonville had 141 calls for service on Tuesday, including 51 calls regarding illegal fireworks. This is in contrast to Watsonville’s 73 fireworks calls in 2016 and its160 calls for service last year. Santa Cruz Police Department spokeswoman Joyce Blaschke said the holiday’s timing during the workweek helped reduce crowds in the city. The police responded to 467 […]

Local Qualifies for International Competition

Local Qualifies for International Competition

Tessa Belardi Ready For Junior Worlds Championships Tessa Belardi, 2017 graduate of Oasis High School, has qualified to represent the United States in the Junior Worlds Equestrian Vaulting competition to be held in Ebreishdorf Austria August 2-6. According to her mother, Carolyn Belardi, Tessa has been an Aptos resident since she was two years old, […]