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Free Fishing Days

Free Fishing Days

No CDFW License Needed on July 1 and Sept. 2 The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) encourages all Californians to give fishing a try for free on July 1 and Sept. 2. CDFW annually offers two Free Fishing Days, typically around the Fourth of July and Labor Day weekends. On these two days, […]






County Science Superstars

County Science Superstars

Two Students Earn Awards at International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) LOS ANGELES — Two Santa Cruz County students claimed a top prize at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles on Friday, May 19, 2017. Sophomore Max Freedman and freshman Jackson Damhorst from AFE (Alternative Family Education Program) have a winning […]






How to Lower Your Medicare Drug Costs

How to Lower Your Medicare Drug Costs

By Greg Dill Driving near Monterey, Calif., recently, I stopped at a roadside stand to buy some freshly picked strawberries. May is high season for California strawberries, and the fields were exploding with beautiful, ripe fruit. The gentleman working the stand, Jack, asked what I do for a living. When I told him I work […]






Celebrating ‘Our’ Babies

Celebrating ‘Our’ Babies

There’s nothing more fascinating than a newborn baby and all the hopes, dreams and wishes that come along with that birth. Dominican Hospital has had the privilege of being there from the start as thousands of babies have taken their first breath, peek at the world and looked face to face with a parent. Since […]






Caltrans To Perform Guardrail Repairs On Highway 17

Caltrans To Perform Guardrail Repairs On Highway 17

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY — Caltrans will perform guardrail repairs beginning Monday, May 15 in the following locations: The northbound No. 2 (right) lane of northbound Hwy. 17 just north of Pasatiempo will be closed on Monday, May 15 from 9:30 until 2 pm. The northbound No. 1 (left) lane of northbound Hwy. 17 at Granite Creek […]






Santa Cruz Students Win Awards at State Science Fair

Santa Cruz Students Win Awards at State Science Fair

LOS ANGELES — Each year, the Santa Cruz County Science & Engineering Fair provides the opportunity for local students to compete at the California State Science Fair in Los Angeles, CA. On April 24 & 25, 2017, forty-two students from schools across Santa Cruz County (Grades 6-12) competed in this annual statewide scholastic competition. The […]






Happy Birthday Agnes Reed!

Happy Birthday Agnes Reed!

By Kevin Newhouse Local Aptos resident Agnes Reed celebrated her 100th birthday on March 9, 2017. Agnes comes from a long line of Aptos residents and although she was born in San Francisco, she spent many summers coming to Aptos as a young girl. I recently had the opportunity to sit down and talk with […]






“The Places We Will Go!”

“The Places We Will Go!”

Delta High School Fund Raiser Takes Place May 18 By Mary Altier The Delta High School at Cabrillo College invites the public to attend their second annual fundraiser on Thursday, May 18, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Cabrillo College’s lovely Sesnon House, 6500 Soquel Drive, Aptos. The event, titled “The Places We Will Go!” will […]






Aptos High Sports Hall of Fame Dinner

Aptos High Sports Hall of Fame Dinner

2017’s Nine Inductees Include Skate Legend, Volleyball & Tennis Stars, Lifetime Advocate One of the world’s pioneer skateboarders, an all-America volleyball player, and one of Aptos High’s most successful player-coaches head the list of honorees for the Aptos High Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2017. Along with one of the most dedicated Mariners of […]






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