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Santa Cruz County 2017 Outdoor Events

Santa Cruz County 2017 Outdoor Events

May 21 – Santa Cruz Oxacan Festival-Harbor High May 28-29 – American Music Festival- Aptos Park June through August – Thursday night Crow’s Nest Outdoor Beach Party June 3-4 Redwood Mountain Faire – Roaring Camp (A great family friendly event in a beautiful location next to Henry Cowell State Park in Felton June 3 – San Lorenzo […]






Animal Film Festival comes to Santa Cruz

Animal Film Festival comes to Santa Cruz

Selected Films From the 2017 AFF to be Screened at Del Mar Theater SANTA CRUZ — Films from featuring animals and their stories will be screened at a special event hosted by the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter (SCCAS) and the Center for Animal Protection & Education (CAPE). The 2017 Animal Film Festival, held each […]






Celebrating ‘Our’ Babies

Celebrating ‘Our’ Babies

There’s nothing more fascinating than a newborn baby and all the hopes, dreams and wishes that come along with that birth. Dominican Hospital has had the privilege of being there from the start as thousands of babies have taken their first breath, peek at the world and looked face to face with a parent. Since […]






Public Support for Aptos/La Selva Firefighters

Public Support for Aptos/La Selva Firefighters

Community’s Message to ALSFD Governing Board was Clear By Noel Smith Aptos La Selva Fire Station #1 was the scene of 1-1/2 hours of intense public input on Thursday May 11, 2017 to the Fire District Board concerning the status of current Fire Chief Jon Jones. Since the Firefighters of the district made public their […]






The Last Show

The Last Show

Ikemoto’s Work On Display One Last Time Retired Cabrillo College art teacher Howard Ikemoto will be showing his paintings and drawings, spanning around 40 years, at the Cabrillo College Gallery on June 2, 3, and 4. The Last Show will likely be the last time that Ikemoto’s work will displayed publicly and offered for sale. […]






PVA May Membership Drive

PVA May Membership Drive

Join Pajaro Valley Arts Today and Win a $50 Gift Certificate Pajaro Valley Arts’ May membership drive is on a roll! Every 20th new member (online or by phone) is an INSTANT WINNER. Don’t Miss a chance between now and May 31 to win a $50 Gift Certificate to a favorite retailer such as Ella’s at the Airport […]






Honoring Tom Gilbertson: Four Decades of Fighting Crime

Honoring Tom Gilbertson: Four Decades of Fighting Crime

By Gail Penniman In 1996 Tom Gilbertson was awarded the Silver Medal of Valor for diffusing a potentially lethal situation when a disturbed individual near Big Basin State Park aimed a .357 Magnum at his face. In his quiet and humble way, Gilbertson tells the 21-year-old tale, about how the individual came out of it […]






Down To Earth Women Luncheon

Down To Earth Women Luncheon

… Record-Breaking Attendance! The 10th Annual Down to Earth Women (DEW) Luncheon was held at Driscoll’s Rancho Corralitos in Watsonville, and had a record attendance – over 320 women! This event is for women who are involved in, or support, agriculture in Santa Cruz County and the Pajaro Valley. The purpose of the luncheon is to raise funds for Agri-Culture’s […]






Highway 1 Overnight Sweeping

Highway 1 Overnight Sweeping

Cleaning To Take Place Between Carmel And Watsonville MONTEREY/SANTA CRUZ COUNTIES — Beginning Sunday night, May 21 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next morning, a four-night maintenance moving lane sweeping operation will take place along a 28-mile stretch of State Route 1 between Rio Road in Carmel, and the Pajaro River in Watsonville. Electronic message […]






Santa Cruz METRO Welcomes Assemblymember Anna Caballero!

Santa Cruz METRO Welcomes Assemblymember Anna Caballero!

Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District welcomed CA State Assemblymember Anna Caballero to a METRO facilities tour and lunch on April 28, 2017. Various transportation issues were discussed. METRO thanks Assemblymember Caballero and her fellow legislators for her support of local transit and the recent successful passing of SB1 which will provide much needed “local match” […]






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