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Worldwide Candle Lighting Memorial

Worldwide Candle Lighting Memorial

Ceremony in memory of children who have died at any age by any circumstance The holidays can be an especially heartfelt time for families to connect with love, hope and healing. However, for families whose children have died, the holidays can be especially difficult, and too often, extremely isolating. “During the holidays the vacancy in […]

New County Chief Probation Officer Appointed

New County Chief Probation Officer Appointed

Fernando Giraldo, an 18-year employee with the Santa Cruz County Probation Department, has been appointed Chief Probation Officer for the County by the Superior Court in collaboration with the County Board of Supervisors. Mr. Giraldo’s appointment will be effective in late December upon the retirement of Scott MacDonald, the current Chief of Probation. Presiding Judge, […]

‘Drawing Us Together’ – Santa Cruz County Building

‘Drawing Us Together’ – Santa Cruz County Building

Friends Outside Art Exhibit Shows the Stories and Struggles of the Incarcerated After completing a seventh prison term Pedro was informed that under new laws in the state of California he would be released to community supervision rather than state parole. This shift in his custody plan was fortuitous on a number of levels. For the […]

Dientes Clinic Groundbreaking Scheduled for 9:00am, December 3

Dientes Clinic Groundbreaking Scheduled for 9:00am, December 3

Event to include local officials and healthcare leaders from Santa Cruz County What: Please be our guests for a groundbreaking ceremony and reception for Dientes Community Dental Care’s new pediatric wing. A 1⁄2 hour program will be followed by a photo opportunity with shovels. Guests will be able to view renderings of the expanded clinic […]

Adopted Pup and Adorable Toddler’s Naptimes Go Viral

Adopted Pup and Adorable Toddler’s Naptimes Go Viral

Santa Cruz – What started out as a blogging mother taking naptime snapshots of her son cuddled up to their newly adopted SPCA puppy is now quickly exploding into what can only be described as an international social media sensation.   After adopting their eight-week-old Boxer/Lab/Shepherd mix, now named Theo, from the Santa Cruz SPCA […]

The Original Santa Cruz Nutcracker

The Original Santa Cruz Nutcracker

Celebrating Eleven years at the Civic! Friday, December 20 at 8 PM; Saturday, December 21 at 1 and 4:30 PM; and Sunday, December 22 at 1 and 4:30 PM. Welcome to The Nutcracker — A favorite holiday tradition for people of all ages! No matter what your relationship to this wondrous music, no matter how […]

Harbor Death

Harbor Death

On Sunday November 10, 2013, at 0903 Hrs, officers from the Santa Cruz Police Department and Harbor Police responded to a call of a body floating in the harbor waters.  A 70 year old male was removed from the water and pronounced deceased at the scene.  The male was identified as a resident of the […]

Breast Cancer Research at UC Santa Cruz

Breast Cancer Research at UC Santa Cruz

SANTA CRUZ, CA — A team of bioinformatics experts at UC Santa Cruz made the most accurate predictions in a competitive challenge to identify signaling networks in breast cancer cells. The results of the HPN-DREAM breast cancer network inference challenge were announced November 8 at a conference in Toronto. “Our goal is to understand the underlying biology of cancer […]