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Debate Stirs Around Second Story

Debate Stirs Around Second Story

Neighbors Question Location of Aptos Mental Health Facility; Supporters Stand Their Ground By Tom Honig & Patrice Edwards Neighbors of a mental health facility on Estates Drive in Aptos are up in arms about the continuing presence of the six-bed respite, which serves those suffering from mental health symptoms. Known as Second Story Peer Respite, […]

SCC Tech Trek STEM Winners 2019

SCC Tech Trek STEM Winners 2019

The Santa Cruz County Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) recently honored the 2019 Tech Trek STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Scholarship winners and new members at a luncheon at Seascape Resort. The winners, five 8th grade girls from Santa Cruz County schools competed for the scholarships to AAUW Tech Trek’s STEM […]

Earthquake! Comparing 1989 with 1906

Earthquake! Comparing 1989 with 1906

By Kevin Newhouse October 17, 1989 at 5:04 p.m. is a moment that will be with me for the rest of my life. I was 10-years old and waiting for game 3 of the World Series to begin. My father had just come home from work when the earth began to shake. I was in […]

Lift Line Receives Helpful Donation

Lift Line Receives Helpful Donation

Lift Line, a program of Community Bridges, has been awarded $292,605 by the Low Carbon Transit Operations Program (LCTOP) to purchase an additional electric vehicle (EV). LCTOP funds public transportation agencies to implement projects that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Earlier this year, Lift Line became the first paratransit entity in Santa Cruz County to […]

Rally Your Spirit this October

Rally Your Spirit this October

Presented by Inner Light Ministries Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 19 Inner Light Ministries, a shining light in the Santa Cruz community, celebrates a legacy of inspiration, transformation, collaboration, and empowerment as it prepares to relocate from its current Center in Soquel, in early 2020. “Rally Your Spirit” (#RallyYourSpiritFest) is their last big event […]

Youth Conference at Mello Center

Youth Conference at Mello Center

250 East Beach Street, Watsonville • Oct. 19 • 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Pajaro Valley Prevention and Student Assistance Inc. (PVPSA) will sponsor the Empower Watsonville Youth Leadership Conference on Oct 19 at the Henry J. Mello Center for the Performing Arts in Watsonville High School. The Conference is an annual event organized by high school students for students […]

Seussical, the Musical

Seussical, the Musical

Christian Youth Theater’s Fall Production Starts October 18 Fri., Oct. 18, 7 pm • Sat. Oct. 19, 2 and 7 pm • Sun. Oct. 20, 12 and 4 pm Veterans Memorial Building, 846 Front St., Santa Cruz Santa Cruz is at it again, this time performing Seussical, the Musical at the Veterans Memorial Building. Based […]

Loma Prieta: 30 Years Later

Loma Prieta: 30 Years Later

30th Anniversary Loma Prieta Epicenter Hike at Nisene Marks Join California State Parks and Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks as they remember the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake at the Forest of Nisene Marks State Park and Castro Adobe Park Property on October 17th. The 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck deep in the earth beneath the […]

Think Local First Indie Biz Expo Vendor Registration!

Think Local First Indie Biz Expo Vendor Registration!

Vendor registration is now open for the 3rd Annual Think Local First Indie Biz Expo, Wednesday, October 16, at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium. Registration is open to all locally owned independent businesses of Santa Cruz County at www.indiebizexpo.com. Indie Biz Expo provides a great opportunity to place a local business on display. Businesses will […]

Democratic Club of North Santa Cruz County

Democratic Club of North Santa Cruz County

Census Bureau Speaker to talk about Community Engagement Efforts Tory Del Favero will be the guest speaker for the Tuesday, October 1st meeting of the Democratic Club of North Santa Cruz County. Del Favero will talk about the U.S. Census Community Partnership and Engagement Program, including outreach efforts and how people can get involved to […]

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