Santa Cruz

Hearts for Hart Fundraiser

Hearts for Hart Fundraiser

The Santa Cruz community is mobilizing and organizing to raise money in support of a longtime local surfer, Brian Hart, as he slowly recovers from a serious surfing accident. The Hearts for Hart Fundraiser is being hosted at Haut Surf Shop, 345 Swift Street, Santa Cruz on Sunday September 23 from 2 to 7 p.m. […]

County Accepting Hosted Rental Permit Applications

County Accepting Hosted Rental Permit Applications

The County of Santa Cruz will begin accepting applications for new, hosted rental permits starting September 18. Hosted rentals can be a source of affordable vacation accommodations and a way for homeowners to supplement their income. Hosted rentals are short-term (less than 30 days) 1- or 2-bedroom rentals within an existing residence, require a permit, […]

Open Auditions for 2018 “The Nutcracker”

Open Auditions for 2018 “The Nutcracker”

Be Part Of Santa Cruz County’s Favorite Holiday Tradition! Dancers of all ages! The Santa Cruz Ballet Theater’s annual production of “The Nutcracker” is holding open auditions Saturday, Sept. 22. No experience necessary! Dancers who dance en pointe are asked to bring their pointe shoes to the audition, and be ready to put them on […]

Bay For Breath Crossing

Bay For Breath Crossing

28 Miles: Santa Cruz to Monterey In 2017 Rocky Snyder and Sabine Dukes decided to paddle across the Monterey bay for their 50th birthdays. They both decided they wanted their efforts to be turned into a fundraiser for The Living Breath Foundation, which they both had a personal connection with. On September 29, 2017 Rocky […]

Bay Fed Pledges $1.5M to Habitat for Humanity

Bay Fed Pledges $1.5M to Habitat for Humanity

As part of its commitment to champion affordable housing locally, Bay Federal Credit Union has pledged $1.5 million in low-interest financing for families in the Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay program. Up until now, Habitat Monterey Bay has carried and serviced all the loans for its homes. Going forward, Bay Federal’s financial support will enable […]

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival Returns

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival Returns

Radical Reels Night • September 21 at 7 p.m. • Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz Get stoked and grab your tickets to this year’s presentation of adventure films from the annual Banff Mountain Film Festival and beyond. This showing of Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is dropping in at the Rio Theatre on September 21 at 7 […]

No More Library Fines for Youth Books & Media

No More Library Fines for Youth Books & Media

Change Part of 150 Year Anniversary of Santa Cruz Public Libraries The Santa Cruz Public Libraries (SCPL) is celebrating 150 years of library service by giving the gift of reading to every child and teen in the county. Starting on Monday, September 10, 2018 all children’s and teen’s books and media will become fine-free. It […]

Celebrating Our Local Health Centers

Celebrating Our Local Health Centers

The Health Improvement Partnership (HIP) and Safety Net Clinic Coalition of Santa Cruz County (SNCC) held a health center bus tour to celebrate National Health Center Week 2018. The event was part of a national campaign during the week of August 12 – 18 to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of Santa Cruz […]

Illegal Dumping Website Debuts

Illegal Dumping Website Debuts

The County of Santa Cruz announced a new website dedicated to reducing illegal dumping throughout Santa Cruz County. Illegal dumping can have negative consequences to neighborhoods and the environment, can become breeding grounds for pests and diseases and has significant financial penalties for violators. The new site — http://www.stopdumping.us — provides residents with information about […]

Cruz511: Real Time Traffic

Cruz511: Real Time Traffic

Know Before You Go! – Get Real-Time Traffic Info Did you know that you can monitor traffic congestion and incidents, lane closures, highway cameras and changeable message signs on freeways and local roads using Cruz511? Before you head out on your next trip, check the Cruz511 real-time map at (https://cruz511.org) Transportation Demand Management (TDM) – How […]

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