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Bay Federal Aptos’ Move into Rancho Del Mar Complete

Bay Federal Aptos’ Move into Rancho Del Mar Complete

The relocation of Bay Federal Credit Union’s Aptos Branch to Rancho Del Mar Center is complete. Bay Federal has moved into 48 Rancho Del Mar, and officially opened for business in its new location on the morning of Monday, July 15. The new location allows plenty of parking for their members. The branch has also […]

Backpacks for Back To School

Backpacks for Back To School

Valley Churches United’s backpack program is in full swing with volunteers busy filling backpacks for local San Lorenzo Valley and Scotts Valley kids returning to school in mid August. At this time their greatest need is high school quality backpacks with laptop sleeves for boys and girls. The nonprofit is also in need of 1½” […]

Second Harvest Receives $200K Grant

Second Harvest Receives $200K Grant

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz County is excited to announce a $197,000 grant from the Central California Alliance for Health Healthy Food Access Program to expand food insecurity screening for Dignity Health Mobile Wellness Van, Dignity Health Dominican Hospital, and Dientes Community Dental Beach Flats Clinic to screen patients for food insecurity using […]

Leading the Way For Public Safety

Leading the Way For Public Safety

You can make an impact in Santa Cruz County! We are looking for leaders and decision makers to join Sheriff Hart’s advisory team. You’ll get to meet with Sheriff Hart once a month to share concerns and solutions that will make our community a better place to live. The team will also get a behind-the-scenes […]

Remembering Piggie Market

Remembering Piggie Market

The Piggie Market opened for business in Redwood Village on June 9th, 1980 but the beginning of the story actually begins in October 1973. Norm and Mary Ann Kaplan, residents of Los Angeles, were fed up with the smog, heavy traffic, and general hustle-bustle and decided they wanted to have the ocean, trees, and a […]

County Clerk Seeks Volunteers

County Clerk Seeks Volunteers

Voting & Language Accessibility Advisory Committee The County Clerk is looking for volunteers to serve on the Voting & Language Accessibility Advisory Committee (VLAAC), a county advisory committee of people with disabilities, people who are elderly, people who speak other languages, people who have experience working with low English proficient voters, and people with experience […]

Citywide Block Parties

Citywide Block Parties

Have you been thinking about getting your neighbors together? Would you like to have no cars on your block for a nice afternoon? Invite you neighbors to come out on your block and have fun! SantaCruzNeighbors.org will help you achieve this rewarding experience. Santa Cruz Neighbors, Inc. is encouraging the residents of Santa Cruz to […]

Locals Fight for Reduced Water Pollution

Locals Fight for Reduced Water Pollution

Amidst growing awareness of worldwide environmental devastation and health problems wrought by plastic and non-recycled trash, local students and environmental groups met at Lighthouse Field State Beach in Santa Cruz to urge city and state officials to take action on plastic pollution and keep it out of the oceans. These groups have come together to […]

20 Years of Scotts Valley’s Art, Wine & Beer Festival

20 Years of Scotts Valley’s Art, Wine & Beer Festival

Featuring Cops N Rodders Car Show and Scotts Valley Roll-In Motorcycle Show The Scotts Valley Art, Wine & Beer Festival is celebrating its 20th Anniversary by welcoming 103 Artists, including 44 Artists who are NEW to the show! We are proud to have several local Open Studio artists who will be showing in a festival […]

SLV & Scotts Valley Meal and Food Programs: August 2019

SLV & Scotts Valley Meal and Food Programs: August 2019

Tuesdays through Saturdays (also 4th Mondays). Valley Churches United, Food Pantry and Food Distribution programs. Tues-Thurs 9-11:45 and Saturday 10-11:45. 1st and 3rd Fridays 9-11 are for seniors only. USDA Distribution on 4th Monday 10-1. For SLV, Scotts Valley, and Bonny Doon residents. Ben Lomond, corner of Highway 9 across from Ben Lomond Market, 336-8258. […]