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VFW Memorial Day Bar-B-Q

VFW Memorial Day Bar-B-Q

Sunday, May 26 at 2259 7th Ave in Live Oak from 2-5 p.m. – Or until the food runs out! Menu is tri-tip and chicken, potatoe salad, green salad, beans and garlic bread. There is a $10 donation per plate with kids 12 and under 1/2 price. Bring the whole family and tell your friends and neighbors – The more […]

Temple Beth El Jewish Food and Cultural Fair, June 9, 2013

Temple Beth El Jewish Food and Cultural Fair, June 9, 2013

Come for the Food, Stay for the Culture Aptos, CA.  Everyone is invited! Temple Beth El brings to its campus a Jewish Food and Cultural Fair, Sunday, June 9th from 11:00 am -7:00 pm.  Admission is free for this family-friendly event that includes eight hours of food and fun. Nosh and kibbitz, shop the shuk, […]

Aptos High School Choir Pops Concert

Aptos High School Choir Pops Concert

AHS Performing Arts Center Friday & Saturday May 24-25 at 7:00 p.m. This is the last concert of the school year, and commemorates the end of Lindsey Eldred’s first full year as the Aptos High School Choir Director. For this production, there will be two performances, May 24 and 25 at 7 p.m. The theme is […]

Dog Rescued from Island in Watsonville Slough

On Saturday, May 18, 2013 at approximately 2:00 p.m. a call was dispatched to Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter Officers regarding an emaciated and lethargic dog stuck on a small island in the Watsonville Slough near Pasadena Court. Officer Todd Stosuy responded to the call, but quickly realized he would be unable to rescue the […]

CCC Hiring for Local Crews

CCC Hiring for Local Crews

           Looking for a job that gets you outdoors every day?  There are openings now with the California Conservation Corps in Watsonville.         The CCC has full-time opportunities for young men and women ages 18 to 25.  All corpsmembers are nonresidential, reporting to the CCC’s Pinto Lake facility in Watsonville at […]

Cabrillo Bike Co-op Comes to the Rescue

Cabrillo Bike Co-op Comes to the Rescue

By Alexandra Bristow I am a social worker for Monterey County. I work with adults with severe psychoses such as schizophrenia and I have a story to tell about the heroic people at the Cabrillo College Bike Co-op. I have a client assigned to my caseload who recently had his bicycle stolen. To know this […]

Trevor’s Caring Pays Off for Animal Shelter

Trevor’s Caring Pays Off for Animal Shelter

Eight-Year-Old Steps Up To Help Promote Animal Shelter Adoptions This is a story of a young person’s passion for helping those in need and wanting to make a difference in their lives. Trevor Polk is an 8-year-old 2nd grader at Twin Lakes Christian School. He was selected as Principal for a Day at his school. […]

Surf City Dog Patio Getting Makeover

Surf City Dog Patio Getting Makeover

Aptos High Artists Turning Wall Into Unique Mural By Michael Oppenheimer Surf City Coffee Company in Aptos (and Scotts Valley) has always been a dog-friendly environment for its loyal customers, a nice place to stop and grab a refreshing drink while out on a nice walk or run with man’s best friend. Now, thanks to […]

Bipartisan bill to reopen Clear Creek for off-road vehicles

Bipartisan bill to reopen Clear Creek for off-road vehicles

Protects additional 21,000 acres as Joaquin Rocks Wilderness  WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Sam Farr (D-Carmel), David G. Valadao (R-Hanford) and Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) today introduced H.R. 1776, the Clear Creek National Recreation Area and Conservation Act, to direct the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to reopen the 75,000 acre Clear Creek Management Area (CCMA) […]