Lynda Leigh wins CASA Cesar E. Chavez Award

Lynda Leigh wins CASA Cesar E. Chavez Award

CASA of Santa Cruz County is proud to announce that Lynda Leigh, a long-time CASA volunteer Advocate has won the Cesar E. Chavez Award in the Adult Role Model category. The awards ceremony will be on March 28, 6:00 p.m. in the City of Watsonville Community Room, 275 Main Street, Fourth Floor. All community members […]

Scotts Valley’s Fun Years!

Scotts Valley’s Fun Years!

Santa’s Village, Hocus Pocus, and Lost World The Santa Cruz Public Library System (SCPL) will kick off its Spring 2019 Local History Series at the Scotts Valley Library, 251 Kings Village Rd. on Saturday April 6th from 11 a.m. to noon. Relive the 1940’s to the 1970’s with Jay Topping, who will offer a lively presentation […]

SLVHS College & Career Fair

SLVHS College & Career Fair

San Lorenzo Valley High School hosted their third annual College & Career Fair on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Over 45 different colleges and local organizations came together to talk to over 400 students and helped them in broadening their awareness of possible college & career options. This fair, organized by SLVHS’ College & Career Center […]

County Wins Ruling in RTC Lawsuit

County Wins Ruling in RTC Lawsuit

Judge Denies Petition by Greenway to Delay Rail Line Repair In a Superior Court of Santa Cruz County, Judge Paul Burdick denied the Petition for Writ of Mandate in its entirety in the case of Santa Cruz County Greenway v. Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC). The court’s ruling rejected the challenge to the […]

Spring Bark Adoption Special

Spring Bark Adoption Special

Half Price on All Puppy & Dog Adoptions at Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter The Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter is experiencing an overload of adoptable dogs at their shelter and is seeking forever homes for adoptable animals. Adopting out animals helps open up space at their open-admission price for all puppies and dogs will […]

Two Villages, One New Library

Two Villages, One New Library

If it takes a village to raise a child, it’s likely going to take two villages, Capitola and Soquel, to raise a new library building on the corner of Clares and Wharf Roads in Capitola. In 2016, 70% of county voters approved Measure S, a ‘bricks and mortar’ bond measure, to provide funds to construct […]

2019 Live Your Dream Award Winners

2019 Live Your Dream Award Winners

Soroptimist International (SI) of Capitola-by-the-Sea recently honored three Santa Cruz County women with Live Your Dream awards at ceremonies at the Community Foundation in Aptos. The 2019 winners are Fidela Curiel and Jamie Sekoch, both of Santa Cruz and Nicole Banuelos of Aptos. “These women overcame significant challenges to achieve their educational goals in order […]

Reward Of All Readers – R.O.A.R.

Reward Of All Readers – R.O.A.R.

By Carey Levash, AJHS 7th Grade Parent Obviously the most important gift we can give our children is teaching them to teach themselves! Giving them the ability to do this comes from communication. They need vocabulary words to achieve. Research has found that children learn 1 new word for every 1,000 read. An average reading […]

Robert Salazar: Community Hero

Robert Salazar: Community Hero

Robert “Bobby” Salazar passed away on March 17, at the age of 62, after a long battle with cancer. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend to many in the Aptos community. He worked for more than four decades as the Facilities Manager at Aptos High School. In 2015, the Aptos Chamber of […]

Coastal Home & Garden Magazine: Spring/Summer 2019

Coastal Home & Garden Magazine: Spring/Summer 2019

FEATURES: Outdoor Kitchen • Backyard Home • Outdoor Spaces • Container Garden • Best Friend • Tiny Homes IN THE GARDEN: Your Feathered Friends • Growing Easy Veggies • Growing Delicious and Juicy Tomatoes IN THE HOME: DIY Projects • Bathrooms in Impossible Spaces • Tiny Homes IN THE KITCHEN: Outdoor Kitchens • Calling All […]