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Workshop for Private Road Repairs

Workshop for Private Road Repairs

Wednesday, March 29, 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. County Governmental Building, Board of Supervisors Chambers, 5th Floor 701 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz With recent winter storms causing widespread damage across Santa Cruz County, the Santa Cruz County Department of Public Works and the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) are hosting a workshop for communities interested […]






Four-Day Tree Removal on Highway 1 in Aptos

Four-Day Tree Removal on Highway 1 in Aptos

Monday, March 27 through Thursday, March 30 APTOS — A four-day tree removal project on Highway 1 in Aptos will take place beginning Monday, March 27 through Thursday, March 30. The northbound No. 2 lane of Hwy. 1 will be closed from Rio Del Mar to State Park Drive on Monday, March 27 and Tuesday, March […]






Watsonville Wetlands Watch Update

Watsonville Wetlands Watch Update

The Fascinating Honeybee Bees are ingenious creatures that are vital to the survival of many species on the planet, including human beings. With the serious decline of bee populations, it is time to take a close look at the fascinating life and needs of bees. On Tuesday, March 28th, local beekeeper and CSUMB and Cabrillo […]






Highway 17 Wildlife Crossing

Highway 17 Wildlife Crossing

Wildlife and Motorist Safety a Key Goal in Protecting Habitat The Land Trust of Santa Cruz County has acquired a conservation easement from the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose, protecting 173 acres of forested land west of Highway 17 at Laurel Curve. The easement represents the last parcel needed to connect wildlife habitat on […]






Valencia Road Damage Update: March 20

Valencia Road Damage Update: March 20

Jason Hoppin, County Communications Manager The County of Santa Cruz is pleased to announced the Federal Highway Administration has approved an approximately $4 million repair plan for a segment of Valencia Road closed by winter storm damage. With approval in hand, the County must now determine a work schedule. Staff is currently negotiating with resource […]






Big News For Tom Lehrer Fans

Big News For Tom Lehrer Fans

Jon Nordgren, Cabrillo College Director of Bands and Cabrillo Stage Artistic Director and a Tom Lehrer enthusiast will join the world’s only Lehrer-dedicated Sousa-Ragtime Skiffle Band The Lehrermen for both shows of Viva La Lehrer IV Saturday, April 8 at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center. Nordgren will play clarinet and assist band co-founder Steve Wilson with song arrangements […]






SUESD Creates Alice B. Woolsey Scholarship

SUESD Creates Alice B. Woolsey Scholarship

To support and further the education of students in our community, and through the gift of funds in loving memory of Alice B. Woolsey, former Soquel teacher, the district has established one scholarship of $500.00 to be awarded to a worthy high school graduating senior who was a graduate of New Brighton Middle School. To […]






Soroptimist “Live Your Dream” Awards Winners

Soroptimist “Live Your Dream” Awards Winners

Soroptimist International of Capitola-By-The-Sea has selected three Santa Cruz women, all students at Cabrillo College, as recipients of the “Live Your Dream” awards given to those who are enrolled in or have been accepted into a BA or technical training program and are the primary financial support of their families. Each winner will be presented […]






SC Symphony Offering Mueller Scholarships

SC Symphony Offering Mueller Scholarships

Accepting Applications Now SANTA CRUZ — The Santa Cruz Symphony is now accepting applications for the 2017 Mueller Scholarship Program. These scholarships help needy and deserving young music students pay for youth ensembles, private lessons, or music camps. This year, the Symphony’s Education Committee will award a total of $10,000 in scholarships, with individual grants […]






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