Eiskamp Named 2017 “Farmer of the Year”

Eiskamp Named 2017 “Farmer of the Year”

Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau Celebrates its 100th Anniversary Georgeann Cowles Eiskamp has been selected by the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau as the 2017 “Farmer of the Year.” This award is presented annually to the farmer(s) who have contributed beyond their normal farming duties to help the community. The presentation was made during the Farm Bureau’s 100th Anniversary Celebration held at Watsonville Slough […]

Customer Service Open at Watsonville Transit

Customer Service Open at Watsonville Transit

Our local transit agency, Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District (Santa Cruz METRO) celebrated the installation of a renovated, fully staffed Customer Service / Information Booth at their Watsonville Transit Center on Tuesday, June 27. The ribbon cutting ceremony took place at the Watsonville Transit Center, located at 475 Rodriguez Street, in Watsonville, CA. The newly […]

Scotts Valley Times: July 2017

Scotts Valley Times: July 2017

Music at Sky Park • 2017 Summer Reading Program: SV & SLV • Addams Family meets… Almost Normal! by Noel Smith • How Big Basin’s Nature Museum Will Inspire Environmental Stewards • Animal Shelter Rescues 34 Dogs • Call To Artists: Public Art Project – Felton Library
 • CASA Welcomes New Board Members • Sons of Italy 2017 […]

Mystery Author, Muralist to Speak at SV Library

Mystery Author, Muralist to Speak at SV Library

Joyce Oroz Describes Her Journey Writing With A Learning Disability The Friends of the Scotts Valley Library will host local mystery author Joyce Oroz on Saturday, July 8 at 2 p.m. at the Scotts Valley Library. Oroz will talk about her life as a muralist-later-writer, and the downs and ups of living with dyslexia. Joyce […]

Aptos Times: July 1, 2017

Aptos Times: July 1, 2017

56 Years of
The World’s Shortest Parade by Kevin Newhouse • Aptos July 4th Schedule of Events • Addams Family meets… Almost Normal! by Noel Smith • Eiskamp Named 2017 ‘Farmer of the Year’ • 2017 Summer Reading Program – Aptos • Aptos Community Awards Nominations • Casserly Road Bridge Replacement • Jeannie Witmer Memorial Scholarship Applications […]

New Dealership Planned for Soquel

New Dealership Planned for Soquel

By Noel Smith The owner of Santa Cruz Nissan, Don Groppetti, wants to move his dealership from Santa Cruz and build a 12,550-square-foot complex on the southwest corner of the intersection of Soquel Drive and 41st Avenue. The property is located at 3820 Soquel Drive, across from Ocean Honda, and 2755 41st Ave. across from […]

Wharf to Wharf 2017

Wharf to Wharf 2017

Forty-Fifth Annual Celebration Takes Place Sunday, July 23 Each year, on the fourth Sunday in July, 16,000 runners from across America and around the globe return to Santa Cruz, California for the annual Six-mile race to Capitola-by-the-Sea. The event is the biggest summer event of its kind on the West Coast and a boon to […]

Soquel–San Jose Road Reopened!

Soquel–San Jose Road Reopened!

On Monday, June 26, the County of Santa Cruz reopened Soquel-San Jose Road to through traffic. Closed indefinitely on Feb. 13 due to winter storm damage, Soquel-San Jose Road is a major north-south transportation route and provides access to hundreds of residents who live along the road and in adjacent neighborhoods. The County Department of […]

Capitola Soquel Times: July 2017

Capitola Soquel Times: July 2017

Pure Water Soquel Q&A • New Dealership Planned for Soquel by Noel Smith • Cabrillo Stage Brings
 The Addams Family to Life • Age Well, Drive Smart • Animal Shelter Rescues 34 Dogs • Watsonville Chevrolet’s Custom Car • Dedication of J.R. Blinkenberg Field at Soquel High • Free CPR Class Tuesday, July 18 • […]

Aptos High Graduate Serena Calcagno Receives Fulbright Award

Aptos High Graduate Serena Calcagno Receives Fulbright Award

Serena Calcagno, graduate of Aptos High School and recent graduate of St. Olaf College in Northfield Minnesota with a biology major and China studies concentration, has accepted a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Taiwan from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Calcagno will support the teaching of […]