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The Power of Shen Yun

The Power of Shen Yun

Uplifting Energy — Experience A Truly Different Performance The first thing audience members seem to notice is the color. The curtains lift and the stage is lit with a bright, golden light. Streams of rainbow silk twirl and loop through the air. Costumes are coordinated in combinations so striking no one expects to see them. […]

California Statewide Fire Summary

California Statewide Fire Summary

Monday, November 12, 2018 Approximately 8,000 firefighters covering 1027 fire engines, 138 dozers, 145 hand crews, 101 water tenders, 48 helicopters and numerous firefighting air tankers from throughout the state are battling three large wildfires in California. Out-of-state resources continue to arrive. These wind-driven fires have burned more than 209,103 acres and destroyed thousands of structures. […]

New Soquel Water Harvest Festival

New Soquel Water Harvest Festival

Heart of Soquel Park • Saturday, October 20 • 12–3 p.m. Soquel Creek Water District in partnership with the Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County and Santa Cruz County Parks invite you to the first annual Water Harvest Festival. It’s a free water education event for the whole family that will take place at […]

Voters: Check Your Mailboxes

Voters: Check Your Mailboxes

November 6 Election Materials in the Mail Voters, be on the lookout for the following two voter guides: County Sample Ballot and Voter Information Guide — Produced by the County. This guide was mailed to each of the county’s registered voters on Monday, October 1 and includes important information about voting as well as information on […]

Poll Workers Needed for the November Election

Poll Workers Needed for the November Election

Be a poll worker, serve your community, and get paid! Positions are still available for civic-minded people who want to work in the polls on Election Day, Tuesday, November 6. To serve in the polls, a person must be a registered voter or a legal resident. High school students may also serve in the polls […]

Meeting About 1500 Capitola Road

Meeting About 1500 Capitola Road

On Thursday, October 11, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Mid-Pen Housing will be discussing an affordable housing and community services project on County-owned property at 1500 Capitola Road near 17th Avenue. The meeting takes place at Live Oak Elementary School, 1916 Capitola Rd, Santa Cruz. They invite the community to come together again for Mid-Pen […]

County Clerk Urges Voters to Verify DMV Registration

County Clerk Urges Voters to Verify DMV Registration

Following a voter registration snafu at the California Department of Motor Vehicles impacting an estimated 23,000 California voters, the Santa Cruz County Clerk is advising residents who may be impacted to verify their voter registration information online. Following a state audit of 1.4 million records transmitted to the Secretary of State’s Office between April 23 […]

Graham Hill Wildfire Fuel Load Reduction

Graham Hill Wildfire Fuel Load Reduction

Work Begins along Graham Hill Road Oct. 8 The Resource Conservation District (RCD), working with Cal Fire and California State Parks, has scheduled Phase 3 of the Wildfire Fuel Load Reduction project along Graham Hill Road. On Monday, October 8 crews will begin the removal of invasive Acacia and French broom on approximately 1.4 acres […]

Disaster Preparation Drill Thursday, September 6!

Disaster Preparation Drill Thursday, September 6!

Tomorrow, Sept. 6, Santa Cruz County will be participating in a Bay Area-wide disaster preparation drill. The drill will take place 8 a.m.-3 p.m., and have a visible community footprint, including mock shelters in Santa Cruz and Felton and exercise activity at Watsonville hospital. We are testing our care and sheltering capacity, but I wanted […]

Four Minors Arrested for Aptos Hammer Attack

Four Minors Arrested for Aptos Hammer Attack

By Sergeant Brian Cleveland On May 28, 2018 at 1:41 AM, four masked suspects broke into a garage in the 100 Block of Monte Vista Drive in Aptos and assaulted three teenage boys with hammers. The victims, ages 16 and 17, all suffered significant head injuries. The oldest victim required care at a trauma center […]

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