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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 […]






SBA Offers Disaster Assistance

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance

California Businesses and Residents Affected by Severe Storms and Flooding SACRAMENTO — Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to California businesses and residents affected by severe storms and flooding that occurred Feb. 1-25, 2017, U.S. Small Business Administration’s Administrator Linda McMahon announced today. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster in response […]






Is it Time To End The Use of “Disposable” Water?

Is it Time To End The Use of “Disposable” Water?

By Melanie Mow Schumacher The Santa Cruz County community is a leader in implementing “The Three Rs” – reduce, reuse, recycle. Not only a plastic bag ban, but as of 2017 no plastic straws or stir sticks, and only compostable cups, lids, containers, and cutlery for County food-service establishments. Our community recognizes the importance of […]






Storm Damage Recovery

Storm Damage Recovery

By Bruce McPherson With a week of sunshine, it’s tempting to forget about the winter’s deluge and the associated storm damage. Tempting, but not possible. As of Wednesday, March 29, the County has 187 damage sites on roads in the unincorporated area, with an estimated $97 million in damage. Dozens and dozens more private roads […]






The Hanson Locatelli Group

The Hanson Locatelli Group

at Morgan Stanley Meet the Practice and the Professionals By Edita McQuary and Jessica Locatelli Because April 15th falls on a Saturday, and Monday, April 17 is a District of Columbia holiday, the tax-filing deadline has been extended to Tuesday, April 18. Helping clients through tax time is perhaps one of the busiest seasons for […]






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