Capitola/Soquel

Congregational Church of Soquel’s 150th Anniversary Celebration

Congregational Church of Soquel’s 150th Anniversary Celebration

1868 – 2018: A Story Told 4951 Soquel Dr, Soquel The community is invited to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Congregational Church of Soquel May 18 – 20, 2018. The celebration weekend begins Friday evening, May 18th from 7- 9pm with a special slide show presentation from local author/historian Geoffrey Dunn. Come share music, wine, coffee and desert […]

Measure C Momentum

Measure C Momentum

By Scott Turnbull, Superintendent Soquel Unified Elementary School District “All fine architectural values are human values, else not valuable.” — Frank Lloyd Wright (Well-known American Architect) ••• Measure C is the $42 Million General Obligation Bond approved by the community in November 2016. Our district is incredibly grateful for the opportunity the voters have granted […]

Local Seawater Contamination Confirmed!

Local Seawater Contamination Confirmed!

Soquel Creek Water District Evaluating Actions to Protect Community Water Supply Last spring, beachgoers in the mid-county area may have seen a helicopter flying just offshore, towing a large hoop at the end of a long cable, several hundred feet above the surface of the ocean. This was an advanced, airborne technology called SkyTEM, gathering […]

SCWD Community Water Plan Learning Center Now Open!

SCWD Community Water Plan Learning Center Now Open!

Drop by the Soquel Creek Water District office, located at 5180 Soquel Drive in Soquel and take a look at our new interactive Community Water Plan Learning Center. The Center is open from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday through Friday for self-guided tours. You will learn the story of what we’re doing to meet […]

Capitola Library Closing May 1

Capitola Library Closing May 1

Years of Planning Pay Off as Building Project Takes Off The Santa Cruz Public Library System (SCPL), has announced the official closure date of the Capitola Branch Library on May 1 to begin construction of a new branch facility. However, the last day the library will be open for business will be Saturday April 28. […]

Disaster Relief for Puerto Rico

Disaster Relief for Puerto Rico

Innovative Local Efforts putting out a call for Seeds By Julianne Rice and Sophia Falco In mid-October 2017 Allen Morgan from Soquel and four students attending the University of California Santa Cruz, joined forces in doing humanitarian relief work for Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria in September 2017. They did so both […]

Updates from Capitola City Hall

Updates from Capitola City Hall

By Jamie 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. Library Update Construction of the new […]

Meet The Author: Steve Kettmann

Meet The Author: Steve Kettmann

Final Meeting for the 2018 Porter Memorial Library Series Wednesday, April 11 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Steve Kettmann, the last author in the Porter Memorial Library’s Meet the Author 2018 Series, will speak to us about his books, as well as the process of writing and publishing books. Steve is a former staff reporter […]

Bay Fed Raises $12,001 for LEO’s Haven

Bay Fed Raises $12,001 for LEO’s Haven

Bay Federal Credit Union’s annual silent auction generated $12,001 for LEO’s Haven and the Chanticleer Park Neighbors Association at Embassy Suites in Seaside on January 28. The Chanticleer Park Neighbors Association is working to build an inclusive playground called LEO’s Haven at Chanticleer County Park, the county’s first inclusive playground for children of all abilities. […]

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