Capitola/Soquel

Capitola City Hall Update: May 2017

Capitola City Hall Update: May 2017

By Jamie Goldstein, Capitola City Manager Initial Capitola Branch Library Design Approved In late March, the City Council approved the schematic design for the new, permanent Capitola Branch Library, which will replace the temporary structure on Wharf Road. The 11,700-square-foot building will include separate spaces for children, teens, and adults, a community meeting room, and […]






Input Sought For County Parks Strategic Plan

Input Sought For County Parks Strategic Plan

What do YOU want to see in YOUR County Parks? The Santa Cruz County Parks Department wants to hear from residents as they create the County’s first Strategic Plan to help guide the future of local parks, facilities, coastal access, open spaces, public art and recreation activities in unincorporated areas of the county. County parks […]






Soquel Demonstration State Forest Remains Closed

Soquel Demonstration State Forest Remains Closed

SOQUEL — The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), Soquel Demonstration State Forest (SDSF) was officially closed to all public use, including hiking and cycling on January 11, 2017 to protect the public safety. With the latest storm, the rainfall for the season measured at SDSF is 88.5 inches, the highest in recorded […]






SCCAL Sports Camps

SCCAL Sports Camps

SCCAL Softball Camp Sunday, April 30 Hosted by Harbor High Athletics at Harbor High “Field of Dreams” — New all weather turf baseball field Age groups and times Ages 8-11 from 10 a.m. – 12 Noon Ages 12-14 from 1 – 3 p.m. Cost is $40.00 (All Proceeds Benefit SCCAL SOFTBALL) Register at: sccal.org – […]






The Beginning and the Dinner

The Beginning and the Dinner

By Paula Hill, Winner of the Capitola Soquel Times Valentine’s Day Poetry Contest The Beginning It was nightfall as I walked into Balsac Bistro. The upscale bar and dinner house was partially filled with the Capitola regulars… a few city councilmen enjoying a drink after a meeting, a number of tourists, and a few who […]






Updates from Capitola City Hall: April 2017

Updates from Capitola City Hall: April 2017

By Jaime Goldstein, Capitola City Manager This column is intended to provide the community with an ongoing series of updates about City of Capitola projects and activities of interest. If you have any suggestions for future topics, or feedback, please let me know at jgoldstein@ci.capitola.ca.us or by phone at 475-7300. ••• Introducing Police Officer Zack Currier […]






Meet the Author: Trami Nguyen Cron

Meet the Author: Trami Nguyen Cron

On Wednesday, April 12 at 10:30 a.m., The Porter Memorial Library concludes its 2017 Meet the Author series with Trami Nguyen Cron. She will speak about her book Vietnam Easy: A Novel About Mothers, Daughters and Food. Trami was born in Saigon, Vietnam. When she was eight years old she and her family left Vietnam […]






Soquel Village Sip & Stroll

Soquel Village Sip & Stroll

April 22, 12 – 5:30 p.m. The Second Annual Soquel Village Sip & Stroll is a walking wine tasting through Soquel Village. Tasting stations are hosted by local businesses, celebrating our fine local wineries. Spend the afternoon discovering the charm of Soquel Village and tasting a variety of wines. Enjoy antiquing and shopping. Shops and restaurants […]






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 […]






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