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Give Kids A Smile Day

Give Kids A Smile Day

Dientes Helps 38 Children Receive Free Dental Care February 3 marked a day of smiles for many underserved kids in our community. Dientes Community Dental Care celebrated Give Kids A Smile Day by partnering with 5 volunteer hygienists from the Monterey Bay Dental Hygienists’ Association to provide 38 uninsured children with free dental care. Funding for this […]

Showtime Pizza Returns!

Showtime Pizza Returns!

Showtime Pizza is serving its many customers from a new location — Aptos Village Square 7960 Soquel Dr. Suite E — just yards away from its old address. Last October (2017) Showtime had to move out of the Rancho Del Mar shopping center along with several other businesses because of the center’s remodel. At its […]

Meet The Author: Alesa Lightbourne

Meet The Author: Alesa Lightbourne

 at Porter Memorial Library Wednesday, March 14, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Alesa Lightbourne will visit the Porter Memorial Library on Wednesday, March 14 at 10:30 a.m. to speak to us about her book The Kurdish Bike. Alesa is a prize-winning author who has lived and worked in six countries. She grew up in Carmel and […]

Restoration of Tidal Marshes

Restoration of Tidal Marshes

Pajaro River Sediment Used to Rebuild Lost Elkhorn Slough Salt Marsh Habitat MOSS LANDING — The Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (ESNERR) began earth-moving to restore 61 acres of lost coastal salt marsh in the Elkhorn Slough. The work, begun in January, adds soil from the Pajaro River flood control project to increase the […]

BFCU Names 2017 Employee Award Winners

BFCU Names 2017 Employee Award Winners

Tina Musgrave, Cara Burke take top honors; Standout performers also lauded Bay Federal Credit Union (BFCU) honored its top performing employees and announced the winners of its esteemed Service Excellence Award at Embassy Suites in Seaside, Calif., on January 27. The top honors were awarded to Tina Musgrave, Marketing Development Manager, and Cara Burke, Employee […]

Celebrate a Special World Wetlands Day 2018!

Celebrate a Special World Wetlands Day 2018!

Please join Watsonville Wetlands Watch for a special World Wetlands Day Celebration co-hosted with the City of Watsonville on Saturday, February 3 from 10 AM – Noon. We will gather at the Watsonville Nature Center at Ramsay Park located at 30 Harkins Slough Road for a morning of planting trees and native plants, educational activities, food, music, prizes, and more. Once again this year we’ll […]

Four SLVWD Committee Positions Available

Four SLVWD Committee Positions Available

Community Volunteers Needed to Serve On District Committees BOULDER CREEK — The San Lorenzo Valley Water District (SLVWD) announced the District is seeking applications for interested members of the community to participate as public members of SLVWD committees. The Board of Directors established roles for public members on committees at its meeting on Nov. 5, 2015. […]

SLV & SV Meal and Food Programs: February

SLV & SV Meal and Food Programs: February

Tuesdays through Saturdays (also 4th Mondays). Valley Churches United, Food Pantry and Food Distribution programs. Tues-Thurs 9-11:45 and Saturday 10-11:45. 1st and 3rd Fridays 9-11 are for seniors only. USDA Distribution on 4th Monday 10-1. For SLV, Scotts Valley, and Bonny Doon residents. Ben Lomond, corner of Highway 9 across from Ben Lomond Market, 336-8258. […]

Friends of the Library Community Reads Program

Friends of the Library Community Reads Program

One very significant group of The Friends of the Library is the card-carrying senior members. Although one does not have to be a senior to join Friends, the population of senior members is growing rapidly. At a recent meeting at the Capitola Branch Library I learned that it’s the Friends that raise money for many […]

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