County Supervisors Vote to Join MBCP

County Supervisors Vote to Join MBCP

The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors has joined a growing list of Central Coast governments opting to provide clean, locally managed power to residents and businesses across Monterey Bay. Tuesday’s unanimous vote means Santa Cruz County will join Monterey Bay Community Power, a new Community Choice Energy entity allowing Monterey Bay governments, acting on […]

WaterFlix

WaterFlix

Have You Seen These Water Films? By Melanie Mow Schumacher, PE This winter — with the relentless stormy days and flu/cold season in full swing — it may be an opportune time to stretch out on the couch, grab a blanket and some popcorn, and watch a movie. How about making your next movie binge […]

Parting With Cherished Items

Parting With Cherished Items

Simplifying Effortlessly and Without Guilt By Pam Hudson Are you hanging onto heirlooms, greeting cards, photos and children’s artwork because you plan to dust them off someday and reuse them? Unlikely. Here are some ways to rethink cherished possessions well into the future. Frequently, I hear people say they want to pare down, live minimally […]

Bear Creek Road Opens

Bear Creek Road Opens

Highway 35 Traffic Control to Remain; Additional Work Planned on Hwy 9/236 SANTA CRUZ COUNTY — Hwy. 35 (Bear Creek Road), just north of Zayante Rd. (PM 2.67) is now open with one-way reversing traffic control. Final work at this location is now underway. Hwy. 35 from the intersection of Hwy. 35/Bear Creek Road and the […]

Aptos High School Scoreboard: March 2017

Aptos High School Scoreboard: March 2017

2016 All-SCCAL Girls Volleyball Coach of the Year Ashley Tennant, Aptos Most Valuable Player Elise Coash, Sr Setter Aptos First Team: (Opposite) Madison Smith, Jr Aptos; (Outside Hitter) Jillian Rodriguez, So Aptos Honorable Mentions: Dani Hewitt, Jr OH Aptos; Arianna Rodriguez, Sr OH Aptos Soccer Girls Season Record (15-3-1, SCCAL 12-0-0) Coach: Jessica Perkin ~~ […]

Beyer Named CEO of the Santa Cruz Chamber

Beyer Named CEO of the Santa Cruz Chamber

The Santa Cruz Area Chamber of Commerce announced that Casey Beyer has accepted the position of President/CEO for the Chamber, effective April 3, 2017. Beyer succeeds Bill Tysseling, who will retire after 11 years of service. Casey was selected from a pool of more than 100 applicants in a nationwide search. “Casey is exactly the […]

Santa Cruz County Veterans’ Job Fair

Santa Cruz County Veterans’ Job Fair

Are you a VETERAN searching for a Job? Are you a spouse of a Veteran, or family of a Veteran, or Friend of a Veteran? This Job Fair is for YOU! Veterans Job Fair April 6 • 1 – 4 p.m. Veterans Memorial Building 846 Front Street, Santa Cruz Schedule of Events: March 28 • […]

Alfred (Alfie) — Motivated by Treats!

Alfred (Alfie) — Motivated by Treats!

Alfie (A232307) has been a foster dog for over a week now … “For our first couple of days in foster, Alfie was a little worrisome. Shelter staff told me he probably just needed some time to decompress. Sure enough, last night he came walking out of his kennel and hopped up in my lap. He […]