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Cabrillo Stage Summer Season: 2019

Cabrillo Stage Summer Season: 2019

Shows begin June 27 and July 25; Musicals Beehive and Into the Woods Cabrillo College is proud to introduce the 2019 Summer Festival Season, our 38th year of producing Broadway musicals now at the beautiful Crocker Theater on the Cabrillo College campus. We dedicate this season to our founder and original Producing Artistic Director, Lile […]

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

More Than A Century of Celebration By Maya Tabasz The greatest love is a mother’s then comes a dog’s, then comes a sweetheart’s.                                                            — Polish proverb Mother’s […]

Two Villages, One New Library

Two Villages, One New Library

If it takes a village to raise a child, it’s likely going to take two villages, Capitola and Soquel, to raise a new library building on the corner of Clares and Wharf Roads in Capitola. In 2016, 70% of county voters approved Measure S, a ‘bricks and mortar’ bond measure, to provide funds to construct […]

2019 Live Your Dream Award Winners

2019 Live Your Dream Award Winners

Soroptimist International (SI) of Capitola-by-the-Sea recently honored three Santa Cruz County women with Live Your Dream awards at ceremonies at the Community Foundation in Aptos. The 2019 winners are Fidela Curiel and Jamie Sekoch, both of Santa Cruz and Nicole Banuelos of Aptos. “These women overcame significant challenges to achieve their educational goals in order […]

Holden Barker wins Capitola-Aptos Rotary Speech Contest

Holden Barker wins Capitola-Aptos Rotary Speech Contest

Holden Barker, a sophomore at Aptos High School, won a well-attended, competitive, Capitola-Aptos speech contest on Feb. 14th with his inspirational speech “Service Above Self.” He highlighted that success in life is really about helping others to succeed. Second place went to Annie Nigh, a senior at Soquel High School with her speech “The Pursuance […]

Nissan Dealership Project Stopped

Nissan Dealership Project Stopped

A Superior Court judge decided to set aside the County’s approval of a proposed Nissan auto dealership at 41st Avenue and Soquel Drive because the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) was flawed. Judge Paul Burdick ruled, on March 8, that the EIR failed to satisfy the informational purpose of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), adding […]

SqCWD Breaks Ground on Intrusion Prevention

SqCWD Breaks Ground on Intrusion Prevention

The Soquel Creek Water District ceremonially broke ground on a pilot well that will be used to determine recharge and extraction capacity of the Santa Cruz Mid-County Groundwater Basin. Once operational, the well data will help the District better understand how the aquifer can be replenished to prevent seawater contamination with the goal of developing […]

TPG’s 19th Annual Poetry Winners

TPG’s 19th Annual Poetry Winners

  The Times Publishing Group, Inc.’s Valentine’s Day Poetry Contest has been a success once more. Thanks to all our readers who participated and shared their stories in prose. We want to thank these local businesses for providing our winners the following fabulous prizes: For the Scotts Valley Times, Malone’s Grille For the Aptos Times, […]

February Cleanup: Corcoran Lagoon

February Cleanup: Corcoran Lagoon

Join Save Our Shores and Stewards February 16 from 9–11 a.m. It is recommend that all volunteers dress in layers, wear sun protection, and bring a filled reusable water bottle. An adult MUST accompany volunteers under the age of 18. There are no restrooms or drinking fountains on site. Parking will be limited so please […]

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