Harbor High’s 37th Annual Golf Tournament

Harbor High’s 37th Annual Golf Tournament

Friday, May 12 DeLaveaga Golf Course The Harbor High School Golf Teams proudly present the 37th Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, May 12, at the beautiful DeLaveaga Golf Course in Santa Cruz. This very special event features a shotgun format, cart, lunch, tee prizes, and dinner by El Palomar Restaurant. There will also be items from local […]

County Climate Action Strategy

County Climate Action Strategy

By Zach Friend, Santa Cruz County Supervisor 2nd District The Board of Supervisors adopted the Climate Action Strategy in 2013 to set goals and targets for the County in emissions reduction. It included a coordination of efforts between departments and annual reports to the Commission on the Environment and the Board of Supervisors – all […]

Burn Permits Required Starting on May 1

Burn Permits Required Starting on May 1

Commencing May 1st the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) will require a burn permit for any outdoor open burning in State Responsibility Areas (SRA) in the following CAL FIRE Units: San Mateo — Santa Cruz Mendocino Santa Clara — serving Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara and areas west of I-5 in […]

Being A Survivor

Being A Survivor

A Year Later: My Reflection Back By Brooke Valentine The best news in the world is to hear your doctor tell you that you are cancer free. I must say that a year later, and with all the obstacles you go through when you’re battling this ugly disease, it is hard not to come out […]

Red Hot Floor Installation: A Craftsman at Work

Red Hot Floor Installation: A Craftsman at Work

“We can install the floor of your dreams with products that you have purchased online or elsewhere” By Edita McQuary Scotts Valley native Kenneth Lee Jay, owner of Red Hot Floor Installation, has been in business for 34 years. A true Santa Cruz County native, Kenny Jay as he is known locally, attended Scotts Valley’s Vine […]

Central Home Supply

Central Home Supply

“Santa Cruz County’s Largest and Friendliest Landscape and Building Supply” By Edita McQuary In 1974 Rick Santee’s parents, John and Ann Santee, established their building materials supply business at 808 River Street, Santa Cruz, at what had been the Henry Cowell Lime and Cement Company. Today Rick and his brother, Rusty, are the principal owners […]

Celebrating Over 30 Years of Marriage

Celebrating Over 30 Years of Marriage

By Roy Verley of Aptos — TPG 2017 Poetry Contest Winner When I read about the Valentine’s Day Poetry Contest in the Aptos Times in January, I knew I had to give it a shot. It wasn’t just the winner’s prize – a $100 gift certificate to Sanderlings, one of the area’s finest restaurants – […]

International Migratory Bird Day

International Migratory Bird Day

Organizations Collaborate to Host 2017 Community Celebrations The Watsonville Wetlands Watch and the City of Watsonville Nature Center are working together to celebrate this years’ International Migratory Bird Day on Saturday, May 13, by holding free, fun-filled community events that highlight the birds of the Watsonville Wetlands. The Watsonville Wetlands support over 250 resident and […]

2016 Measure L Bond Progress

2016 Measure L Bond Progress

By Bill Beecher, Chair, Citizens Oversight Committee This past year was a busy year for the Pajaro Valley Unified School District (PVUSD) implementing the Measure L funds. We replaced or repaired roofs on 32 buildings at 8 school sites. If we had not completed these, we could have incurred significant and expensive damage during this […]