SCCAS Pet of the week

SCCAS Pet of the week

Hamsters, guinea pigs, birds oh my! These furred and feathered creatures have all of the cuteness and personality you can imagine! Currently, the Shelter has 11 hamsters, 6 guinea pigs and one cockatiel available for adoption. Some of these little ones have been at the Shelter since January. If you were ready to adopt a […]

Soquel Creek Water District Honored With “Transparency Certificate of Excellence”

Soquel Creek Water District Honored With “Transparency Certificate of Excellence”

The Soquel Creek Water District (District) proudly announces that it has been honored by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF), a state-wide nonprofit dedicated to providing recognition and professional certifications to special district officials and employees. For the third time since 2015, the District has received the Transparency Certificate of Excellence. The District is also […]

Stash Your Food and Trash

Stash Your Food and Trash

California Black Bears are Waking Up and Back in Action California’s black bears are waking up hungry from their winter downtime. To help minimize unwanted bear foraging behavior, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is reminding those living in or visiting bear country to store food and dispose of garbage properly. Black bears […]

Movable Murals: Celebrating Watsonville’s Culture & History

Movable Murals: Celebrating Watsonville’s Culture & History

Presented by Pajaro Valley Arts and the City of Watsonville Exhibit Dates: July 4, 2019 – Approximately May 31, 2020 250 Main Street, Watsonville • Deadline May 6, 2019 Movable Murals is a joint project of PVA and the City of Watsonville, which provides outdoor, semi-permanent hanging space for muralists and artists utilizing digital media and/or painting […]

Sixteenth Annual “Day on the Farm”

Sixteenth Annual “Day on the Farm”

Presented by the Ag History Project Bring your family, friends and your neighbors to the 16th Annual Day on the Farm event at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds on May 11th from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. The local 4-H clubs will be hosting their annual Spring Fair. This action-packed day is admission free. The Agricultural History […]

SLVHS Presents: Mamma Mia!

SLVHS Presents: Mamma Mia!

San Lorenzo Valley High School presents the first Santa Cruz County High School production of Mamma Mia! with music and lyrics by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, and book by Catherine Johnson. Celebrate Mamma Mia! ‘Live’ with over 45 SLVHS students as they perform the timeless music of ABBA! Our amazing performers, guided by Will Guilford (Director), Nicki Kerns (Music Director), and Whitney James-Heskett (Choreographer), […]

Call for Artists!

Call for Artists!

Scotts Valley Art Wine & Beer Festival’s 20th Anniversary Show! The Scotts Valley Art, Wine & Beer Festival is a two-day event held in a beautiful open park setting on the expansive lawn at Skypark in Scotts Valley. In addition to the fine art, there will be food trucks with innovative cuisine, live music, a […]

Young Local Inventors Win State Competition

Young Local Inventors Win State Competition

Capitola, Soquel and Aptos are sending students to the National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo at the Henry Ford Museum in May after their inventions won at the California Invention Convention. The winners are: 6th grader Gabriella Gonzalez from Soquel for “Fur Mamma Simulator” 5th grader Ayden Maguire from Capitola for”Ezuick Escapex” 6th grader Eila Nelson […]

The Santa Cruz Baroque Festival

The Santa Cruz Baroque Festival

Bach’s Coffeehouse • Saturday, May 4, 2019 – 7:30pm, UCSC Recital Hall The stimulating charm of J.S. Bach’s comic work “Coffee Cantata” comes equal parts from the delightful performance, playful composition, and humorous story that pokes fun at prudish moralists. The Santa Cruz Baroque Festival will present this work in its entirety Saturday evening May 4. […]

Invention Convention Winners

Invention Convention Winners

By Scott J. Turnbull “All sorts of things can happen when you’re open to new ideas and playing around with things.” — Stephanie Kwolek, chemist who invented Kevlar and winner of the Lavoisier Medal for Technical Achievements   One of our Board Members frequently reminds us not to ask our students the old question, “What […]

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