Addressing the Needs of our Local Seniors

Addressing the Needs of our Local Seniors

By Zach Friend It’s estimated that over the next 15-20 years our state’s senior population will nearly double. In Santa Cruz County, our senior population is growing at a similar rate and our seniors population faces a number of challenges — many of which will require renewed commitments budgetary and otherwise, to ensure we meet. […]

DataShare Santa Cruz County is Live!

DataShare Santa Cruz County is Live!

An Accessible, Comprehensive and Reliable Resource for Data at Your Fingertips The DataShare Santa Cruz County Steering Committee is excited and proud to announce the launch of DataShare Santa Cruz County (DataShare SCC), a one-stop resource for community-level data about Santa Cruz County. DataShare SCC provides an interactive data platform integrating local, state and national […]

CDFW Reminds Public to Leave Young Wildlife Alone

CDFW Reminds Public to Leave Young Wildlife Alone

Late spring and early summer is the peak time for California’s wildlife to have their young, and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is issuing a reminder to well-intentioned people to not interact with young wildlife — even if they find an animal that appears to be abandoned. It may be hard to […]

Scotts Valley Property Management

Scotts Valley Property Management

Our company’s motto: “Careful Management” By Edita McQuary Scotts Valley Property Management is a family-owned business started by Jeanne Jensen Shada back in May of 1981. Jeanne’s oldest daughter, Gigi Jensen, is the Office Manager, Property Manager and Bookkeeper. Terra Brooks is a Property Manager with many years of experience. Jeanne’s younger daughter, Vicky Nitch, […]

Music in the Garden

Music in the Garden

Presented by the Santa Cruz Baroque Festival May 12 • 1-5 p.m. Musical, botanical, and culinary delights mingle in this consummate celebration of springtime. Over 33 years, Dean Silvers has been creating this garden, named “The Trellises,” caring for over a thousand species of plants from habitats ranging from California native to tropical, selected to […]

PJ Sparkles

PJ Sparkles

PJ (ID#A255219) was surrendered to the Shelter after her owner could no longer care for her. PJ used to live outside, but has adapted well to an indoor environment. An independent, smart rabbit, PJ will hop to her x-pen all by herself so volunteers can clean her kennel. She likes to explore her “Cottontail Cottage” […]

Mother’s Day Run/Walk for Shelter 2019!

Mother’s Day Run/Walk for Shelter 2019!

Pajaro Valley Shelter Services presents the 35th Annual Mother’s Day Run/Walk for Shelter on Sunday, May 12th, 2019, at Ramsay Park in Watsonville. For 34 years, the community of Watsonville has supported our run/walk to ensure the continuation of services for homeless families. The race is PVSS’ biggest fundraising event. The first one was held in […]

What are you doing for Mother’s Day this year?

What are you doing for Mother’s Day this year?

Maya Aptos Mother’s Day, I make my mom coffee and breakfast in bed then I take her for either a walk on the beach or I paddle her around in a kayak from the wharf and enjoy the sea otters and sea lions in the kelp forest. Jeff Santa Cruz For Mother’s Day I am […]

Lunafest: Films By, For, and About Women

Lunafest: Films By, For, and About Women

Please join us on as we host the 18th Annual LUNAFEST in Santa Cruz to support WomenCARE. Featuring nine short films by, for, and about women, LUNAFEST is dedicated to promoting awareness about women’s issues, highlighting women filmmakers, and bringing women together in their communities. The event will take place at the Rio Theatre in […]