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Gail Rich Awards Honors Gina Garcia of Worldanz

Gail Rich Awards Honors Gina Garcia of Worldanz

By Jessica Johnson On February 22, 2017 Gina Garcia, educator, dancer, and creator of Worldanz, was formally recognized as an inspiration to our community. Garcia is one of five local artists being honored at this year’s Gail Rich Awards held at the Rio Theater. The event is free and open to the public. The Gail Rich […]






Dominican Awards Grants to Six Local Nonprofits

Dominican Awards Grants to Six Local Nonprofits

Annual Community Grants Program Provides $170,000 To Local Organizations Dignity Health Dominican Hospital has awarded more than $170,000 in grants to six local nonprofit organizations through its annual Community Grants Program. Each of the nonprofits is dedicated to improving health and providing resources and support for the families, youth, and individuals in Santa Cruz County […]






Crisis Intervention Team Training

Crisis Intervention Team Training

In a continuing effort to improve service to individuals with mental health issues, law enforcement agencies within Santa Cruz County, the Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency and the National Alliance on Mental Illness are pleased to announce a new training program to help law enforcement officers safely interact with individuals experiencing a mental health […]






Regional Transportation Plan Fact Sheet

Regional Transportation Plan Fact Sheet

What is The Regional Transportation Plan? The Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) is a long-range (20-25 year) transportation plan for the Santa Cruz County area. The long-range transportation plan assesses the transportation challenges we face now and those we will face in the future. The plan includes strategies to address our transportation challenges, a list of […]






Locals To Benefit From Oral Health Strategic Plan

Locals To Benefit From Oral Health Strategic Plan

By Oral Health Access Santa Cruz County co-Chairs Dientes Dental Director Dr. Sepi Walthard and Santa Cruz County Supervisor Zach Friend For the fortunate, your dentist improves your life. By maintaining the health of your teeth, your dentist helps you chew and eat better. She affects your social life by preserving your smile. By keeping […]






Storm Impacts in Santa Cruz County

Storm Impacts in Santa Cruz County

By Communications Manager Jason Hoppin, County of Santa Cruz Greetings, 

As you all know, we were hit with another atmospheric river overnight and throughout the day. More rain is expected through Thursday, with 12 inches total expected for the duration of this event. With flooding along the San Lorenzo River, emergency personnel evacuated the Felton […]






Fallen Officer Foundation Ball

Fallen Officer Foundation Ball

Saturday February 11, from 5:30 to 11:00 p.m. • Coconut Grove Ballroom, Santa Cruz By Donna Lind, President, Fallen Officer Foundation Your local first responders need your support. From the recent fires in California to the tragic murder of police officers nationwide, those who wear a badge today face real challenges. Beyond shift work and […]






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