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“Libro Castro” Benefit

“Libro Castro” Benefit

Fundraiser Celebrates Launch of Updated Castro Adobe Book Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks (Friends) announced it will host Libro Castro, a book launch and fundraising party at Castro Adobe State Historic Park, to celebrate the new and updated version of The Castro Adobe in the Twentieth Century from Earthquake to Earthquake, originally written by […]

Harvey West Park Swimming Pool is Open

Harvey West Park Swimming Pool is Open

With summer here it’s time to start making plans for where family & friends will be cooling off! Harvey West Pool is open for swim lessons, water exercise, lap swim and recreation swim. Harvey West Pool is a great place for youngsters to learn to swim. Jim Booth Swim School offers classes to anyone who is […]

Dustin Leonard to direct RENT

Dustin Leonard to direct RENT

By Mindy Pedlar Dustin Leonard, long-time Managing Director of Cabrillo Stage, directs its first show of the 2018 Season, RENT, a Rock Opera loosely based on Puccini’s La Boheme. Leonard describes his vision as “very raw. — As if a group of actors broke into the theater and put on a show. The magic of […]

Dominican Earns National Award for Environmental Excellence

Dominican Earns National Award for Environmental Excellence

In recognition for successful programs to reduce environmental impact, Dignity Health Dominican Hospital has received the Partner for Change Award from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care. The award is one of the Environmental Excellence Awards given each year to honor environmental achievements in the health care sector. […]

Coughing That Won’t Quit?

Coughing That Won’t Quit?

Think Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Cases Double in First Part of 2018 The number of cases of whooping cough in Santa Cruz County has more than doubled during the first four months of 2018. In January through April of this year, 11 cases of pertussis, or whooping cough were confirmed, compared to 5 cases in the […]

Our Community Reads: Planning For 2019

Our Community Reads: Planning For 2019

Hello friends and participants of Our Community Reads 2018 season. The quotes found at the right are just a sampling of the praise we received for events we held earlier this year. The book, Born a Crime, by Trevor Noah had plenty of thought-provoking material that led to a great variety of events celebrating his work. After […]

Cesar Chavez: Major Modernization Projects This Summer

Cesar Chavez: Major Modernization Projects This Summer

WATSONVILLE — Improved facilities that support a positive student learning environments is a top goal in the Pajaro Valley Unified School District’s Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF). The community’s support of Measure L has provided funds to support a major portion of the expected projects. Beginning mid-June and expected to end early August, Cesar Chavez […]

Bargetto Winery Releases 2014 La Vita 

Bargetto Winery Releases 2014 La Vita 

On June 10, 2018 the 2014 LA VITA was released which is a blend of Santa Cruz Mountains varietals grown in the Regan Estate Vineyards. The release party took place in the winery’s creek-side courtyard to showcase the new wine. This 17th release of LA VITA (“life” in Italian) comes from the 2014 vintage produced from a unique blend of […]

2018 4th of July Festivities!

2018 4th of July Festivities!

57th Annual Worlds Shortest Parade in Aptos Pancake Breakfast: 7 – 10 a.m. Located at burger. Aptos across from Safeway. Hosted by the Aptos Chamber of Commerce. Sponsored by Safeway, Severino’s Bar & Grill, Kiss Catering, burger.Aptos, Starbucks Coffee, Gizdich Ranch
and Whole Foods. World’s Shortest Parade: 10 a.m. – 12 noon Begins at Wells Fargo 7701 […]

2018 Aptos Little League All Stars

2018 Aptos Little League All Stars

Aptos Little League is celebrating 50 years of devotion to teaching the team sport of baseball to our community’s young people. In recognition of that, here are the 2018 Aptos Little League All Star teams and coaches rosters and photos. ••• 12/11-year-old All Star Team Manager: JJ Hamlyn Coaches: Alex Byers, Mark Garvey, Tom Smith […]

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