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Major Slide At Mud Creek

Major Slide At Mud Creek

State Route 1 In Monterey County The Mud Creek (PM 8.9) area on State Route 1 sustained a major event on Saturday evening, May 20 when over a million tons of rock and dirt fell down the slope continuing down to the ocean floor 250 feet off the shoreline. The Mud Creek area is 1/4 […]






NorCal State High School Mountain Bike Championships

NorCal State High School Mountain Bike Championships

Over 800 of the state’s top ranked teenage cyclists, and thousands of their fans, lined the course of the 2017 California High School Mountain Bike State Championships race, held May 14, 2017 in Petaluma, CA., and were treated to an incredibly competitive race. The Hellman Family’s Five Springs Farm welcomed student-athletes from as far south […]






Caltrans 27th Annual Workers Memorial Remembered

Caltrans 27th Annual Workers Memorial Remembered

SACRAMENTO — This year, Caltrans paid special tribute to Jorge Lopez, Randy Whisenhunt and Annette Brooks, who all lost their lives since last year’s memorial. Mr. Lopez was an electrician who was struck and killed on Sept. 1, 2016, by an errant big rig that crossed onto the shoulder on SR-14 in Acton. Whisenhunt was an […]






State Route 9 Closure

State Route 9 Closure

From Junction of Highway 9 and Highway 35 to Redwood Gulch Rd. in Santa Clara County Thursday May 11, 2017 (0700 to 2200 hrs.) SANTA CLARA COUNTY — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will Close approx. 3 mile section of Hwy 9 for construction from junction of Hwy 9 and Hwy 35 to Redwood Gulch […]






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 […]






Mariner’s Amazing Migration Story

Mariner’s Amazing Migration Story

By Loree L. McCawley Celebrated educator, environmental enthusiast and Aptos High School graduate (1985), Susan “Susie” McCawley Werts recently received a Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) conservation award. Werts received her acclaimed national award in recognition of her distinguished and significant accomplishments in conservation education. A native central coast Californian and proud Teach for […]






Arthritis Foundation’s Coast Classic Bike Tour Changes Course

Arthritis Foundation’s Coast Classic Bike Tour Changes Course

Landslide, Bridge Closure in Big Sur Result in Modified Route LOS ANGELES — Following lengthy review, organizers of the Arthritis Foundation California Coast Classic (CCC) Bike Tour presented by Amgen have announced a route change. This year’s 8-day flagship fundraising ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes place Sept. 9-16 and registration is currently […]






Earth Day Coastal Cleanup: April 22

Earth Day Coastal Cleanup: April 22

Save Our Shores Seeks Volunteers Across Monterey Bay Celebrate Earth Day this year with community action. Join Save Our Shores for the Monterey Bay’s largest Earth Day coastal cleanup effort in conjunction with Earth Day Santa Cruz and California State Parks Foundation’s 19th Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup on the weekend of April 22. Cleanups […]






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 […]






PG&E Changing How Californians are Charged

PG&E Changing How Californians are Charged

SAN FRANCISCO — A statewide process to change the way Californians are charged for their energy will be implemented March 1. These changes were developed jointly between PG&E and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The March 1 changes for Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) rate plans: Reducing the number of tiers from three […]






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