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Porter Memorial Library’s 2018 MTA Series

Porter Memorial Library’s 2018 MTA Series

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 • 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Bertram Izant will open the Porter Memorial Library’s 2018 Meet the Author Series. He will speak about his book Writings, Memories: Glimpses of Santa Cruz and Soquel from three Pioneer Families. Bert’s ancestors of the Folsom family arrived in Santa Cruz in 1854 and of […]

2017: Celebrations and Progress

2017: Celebrations and Progress

By Noel Smith Truly Capitol is the Festival/Celebration Center of the Central Coast. 2017 for Capitola was the scene of the last of its 68th and final Begonia Festival — The 45th running of the Wharf to Wharf race from Santa Cruz To Capitola — The 37th annual Nathan’s Day Christmas celebration Party — The […]

Porter Memorial Library’s 2018 MTA Series

Porter Memorial Library’s 2018 MTA Series

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 • 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Bertram Izant will open the Porter Memorial Library’s 2018 Meet the Author Series. He will speak about his book Writings, Memories: Glimpses of Santa Cruz and Soquel from three Pioneer Families. Bert’s ancestors of the Folsom family arrived in Santa Cruz in 1854 and of […]

Championship Game Serves as Memorial For Yaquis’ Coach

Championship Game Serves as Memorial For Yaquis’ Coach

By Ron Blonder Every weekend, several soccer teams compete throughout the many athletic fields sprinkled around Santa Cruz County. These popular community events bring family and friends together to root and support their favorite teams. It’s a sport played with the heart, as there is no major fanfare or media coverage. Yet, these warriors go […]

BFCU Financial Education Program

BFCU Financial Education Program

Over 20,000 Individuals Served — 1,000 Workshops and Classes Provided Bay Federal Credit Union’s Financial Education Program has achieved two major milestones, reaching 20,717 people through 1,031 workshops and classes. Bay Federal’s rich educational history stretches back to its beginning as a teachers credit union in 1957. Over the years, the not-for-profit financial institution has […]

Capitola Library Book Sales Event

Capitola Library Book Sales Event

The Friends of the Capitola Branch Library are holding their December book sale on Saturday, December 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is the time and place to get your Christmas shopping done for everyone on your list, whether you need stocking stuffers or beautiful hardcover books under the tree. The Friends will […]

Third Annual Capitola Plein Air Art Festival

Third Annual Capitola Plein Air Art Festival

By Edita McQuary On Sunday, November 5, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., Capitola’s New Brighton Middle School Auditorium was the scene of the Third Annual Capitola Plein Air Art Festival. Organized by Jenny Shelton, Chair, and Laurie Hill, Co-Chair, of the Capitola Art and Cultural Commission, this year’s event attracted more than forty artists […]

SUESD Campus Supervisors Help Create a Positive School Environment

SUESD Campus Supervisors Help Create a Positive School Environment

By Scott Turnbull, Superintendent Soquel Union Elementary School District “Every kid is one caring adult away from being a success story.” — Josh Shipp (author, global youth empowerment expert, and acclaimed speaker) SUESD’s Campus Supervisors fill the critically important role of helping students feel connected to a safe, orderly, and nurturing school environment. Whether it’s […]

SqCWD Unveils Two New Videos

SqCWD Unveils Two New Videos

Overviews of Community Water Plan, Proposed Pure Water Soquel Project At the November 7, 2017, Board of Directors’ meeting, the District unveiled two new educational/public outreach videos. These videos, along with other public outreach elements, will help community members gain a better understanding of the critical overdraft and seawater intrusion issues the local groundwater basin […]

Capitola Village Rink Creates Holiday Magic 

Capitola Village Rink Creates Holiday Magic 

“iSKATE Capitola” Glides into California’s Oldest Seaside Resort Town This winter, locals and visitors can trade flip-flops for ice skates and enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience at Santa Cruz County’s first eco-friendly, synthetic ice rink. Located in Esplanade Park, in front of the stage and overlooking Capitola Beach and the Monterey Bay, the seaside ice rink will […]

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