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Naturalist Night

Naturalist Night

Meadow Stewardship with Grey Hayes Thursday April 18 • 7-8:30 p.m. • Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History Join the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History for another lively and engaging science talk! Home to richly diverse species, California’s coastal prairies sustain agriculture, harbor precious life, store carbon, and enrich our lives with their beauty. […]

Deadline to Apply for Civil Grand Jury Approaching

Deadline to Apply for Civil Grand Jury Approaching

The Superior Court of Santa Cruz County is seeking applications to become a member of the Santa Cruz County Civil Grand Jury and the deadline is approaching. The Civil Grand Jury is an historic institution and serves an important role in local society. Serving on the Civil Grand Jury gives residents of Santa Cruz County […]

2019 Monterey Regional Economic Summit

2019 Monterey Regional Economic Summit

Marina, CA – Monterey Bay Economic Partnership (MBEP) is hosting its 5th Annual Regional Economic Summit at the newly renovated Monterey Conference Center on Thursday, May 2, 2019, from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm. This event draws over 300 leaders from across the tri-county region and beyond. Join us as we learn about important economic […]

The Mystery of Two Sunken Ships

The Mystery of Two Sunken Ships

By Kevin Painchaud On Friday March 22, Scott Kathey, Regulatory/Emergency Response Coordinator, from the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary received a call that two boats had sunk off the coast of Santa Cruz. Each boat was reported within 15 minutes of each other. The cause of the sinking is currently under investigation. There was no crew on either […]

Scotts Valley’s Fun Years!

Scotts Valley’s Fun Years!

Santa’s Village, Hocus Pocus, and Lost World The Santa Cruz Public Library System (SCPL) will kick off its Spring 2019 Local History Series at the Scotts Valley Library, 251 Kings Village Rd. on Saturday April 6th from 11 a.m. to noon. Relive the 1940’s to the 1970’s with Jay Topping, who will offer a lively presentation […]

County Wins Ruling in RTC Lawsuit

County Wins Ruling in RTC Lawsuit

Judge Denies Petition by Greenway to Delay Rail Line Repair In a Superior Court of Santa Cruz County, Judge Paul Burdick denied the Petition for Writ of Mandate in its entirety in the case of Santa Cruz County Greenway v. Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC). The court’s ruling rejected the challenge to the […]

Two Villages, One New Library

Two Villages, One New Library

If it takes a village to raise a child, it’s likely going to take two villages, Capitola and Soquel, to raise a new library building on the corner of Clares and Wharf Roads in Capitola. In 2016, 70% of county voters approved Measure S, a ‘bricks and mortar’ bond measure, to provide funds to construct […]

Reward Of All Readers – R.O.A.R.

Reward Of All Readers – R.O.A.R.

By Carey Levash, AJHS 7th Grade Parent Obviously the most important gift we can give our children is teaching them to teach themselves! Giving them the ability to do this comes from communication. They need vocabulary words to achieve. Research has found that children learn 1 new word for every 1,000 read. An average reading […]

Storefront Beautification Program

Storefront Beautification Program

The City of Santa Cruz Economic Development Department provides funding to help local business and property owners spruce up their storefronts and improve the appearance of the city’s retail districts. Facade Improvement: Provides up to $15,000 towards exterior painting, new awnings, signs, lighting, and refurbishing of architectural features. Commercial Signage: Provides up to $5,000 towards […]