Scotts Valley Times: April 2019

Scotts Valley Times: April 2019

Scotts Valley’s Fun Years!: Santa’s Village, Hocus Pocus, and Lost World • SLVHS College & Career Fair • Touch-A-Truck Fun at Skypark • Recycling Centers to Close in Felton and Boulder Creek • Eggstravaganza • Coastal Access with Gary Redenbacher • VWC Continues to Grow Programs, Despite Setbacks, By Sheila De Lany • SLVWD Board […]

Capitola Soquel Times: April 2019

Capitola Soquel Times: April 2019

Two Villages, One New Library • 2019 Live Your Dream Award Winners • Survey Identifies Need to Provide More Aid: Cabrillo Students Identify Housing and Food Insecurity as Top Issues • Nissan Dealership Project Stopped • Capitola Community Events: April 2019 • Lynda Leigh wins CASA Cesar E. Chavez Award • Santa Cruz Jewish Film […]

Aptos Times: April 1, 2019

Aptos Times: April 1, 2019

 Reward Of All Readers – R.O.A.R., By Carey Levash, AJHS 7th Grade Parent • CASA Welcomes New Board Members • Lynda Leigh wins CASA Cesar E. Chavez Award • Dealing With Estrangement From Your Progeny • 2019 Recreational Ocean Salmon Fishery to Open Off Much of the California Coast in April • Be a […]

Holden Barker wins Capitola-Aptos Rotary Speech Contest

Holden Barker wins Capitola-Aptos Rotary Speech Contest

Holden Barker, a sophomore at Aptos High School, won a well-attended, competitive, Capitola-Aptos speech contest on Feb. 14th with his inspirational speech “Service Above Self.” He highlighted that success in life is really about helping others to succeed. Second place went to Annie Nigh, a senior at Soquel High School with her speech “The Pursuance […]

Workaholism: A Growing Problem

Workaholism: A Growing Problem

By Joyce and Barry Vissell In a couple’s counseling session, Dolores accused her husband, Perry, of workaholism. His immediate response was, “Yes, I’m a workaholic.” Joyce and I were surprised at the actual pride revealed in his voice. He continued, “I’m a creative man, an entrepreneur. I thrive on juggling many projects.” Dolores countered, “Yes, […]

2019 Trailblazers Recognized

2019 Trailblazers Recognized

Presented by the Santa Cruz County Women’s Commission The Trailblazers Awards recognize people in Santa Cruz County who, through their professional or personal efforts, are making extraordinary differences in the lives of women or girls. Honorees are people who have made significant contributions to improving the lives of women or girls, as well as inspiring, […]

Former CEO Donates $25K to Salud

Former CEO Donates $25K to Salud

Sister Julie Hyer, OP, former CEO of Dominican Hospital for over 22 years, and former CEO of Salud Para La Gente for two and a half years, delivered a donation of $25,000 to Salud Para La Gente (Salud) on behalf of Lifeguard Charitable Fund to support oral health for children and their families. Sister Julie Hyer describes this donation […]

Santa Cruz County Board Calls for Recycling Commission

Santa Cruz County Board Calls for Recycling Commission

The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously joined a call to create a statewide Recycling Commission to investigate and make recommendations to address the declining market for recyclable materials. Introduced by Supervisors Zach Friend and Bruce McPherson, the resolution is a response to upheaval in the global recycling market caused by China’s […]

Sugar is Truly a Sweetie

Sugar is Truly a Sweetie

Sugar (ID #A255118) is a guinea pig that was surrendered to the Shelter in January with her 3 siblings. Sugar is definitely the right name for this little sweetie. Shy but curious, she has come out of her shell since arriving at the Shelter. Volunteers set up obstacles for her to explore and climb on […]

Pregnant Mare Rescue is On The Move

Pregnant Mare Rescue is On The Move

By Lynn Hummer Hello Horse Lovers and Volunteers! The rain keeps coming, in more ways than just the water from the sky! We have now been given until April 2, to move all horse equipment from the back acreage, as we are now losing access to the easement road to get there. This puts the […]