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2014 Mavericks sees two locals finish 3, 4

2014 Mavericks sees two locals finish 3, 4

HALF MOON BAY — Two local surfers finished in the top five of the internationally-acclaimed Mavericks International Surf Competition. Ryan Augenstein of Santa Cruz and Tyler Fox of Aptos finished third and fourth, respectively. Augenstein took home a $5,000 prise for finishing third. The one-day, invitation-only event near Half Moon Bay draws crowds from all […]

Save Our Shores Beachkeeper Takes Action Against Cigarette Butt Litter

Save Our Shores Beachkeeper Takes Action Against Cigarette Butt Litter

Sienna White Gets Bait Tanks Installed near Pleasure Point (SANTA CRUZ, January 29th, 2014) Save Our Shores (SOS), the leader in ocean awareness, advocacy and action on the Central Coast, announced today the installation of cigarette butt receptacles along the Pleasure Point walkway.  These receptacles, called “Bait Tanks” were installed because of one very determined […]

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Feb. 21, 22 & 23

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Feb. 21, 22 & 23

National Geographic and the North Face present the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour brought to you by UCSC Recreation. Ignite your passion for adventure, action & travel! Get off the beaten path and explore the edge of believable with some of the best films from Banff Mountain Film Festival as it brings exhilarating stories […]

Santa Cruz County Bank Reports Record Earnings

Santa Cruz County Bank Reports Record Earnings

17% Increase in Net Income for the Year Ending December 31, 2013 SANTA CRUZ, CA – Santa Cruz County Bank (OTCQB:SCZC), a locally owned and operated full-service community bank headquartered in Santa Cruz County, announced unaudited results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. Total assets grew by $41.9 million, 12%, to […]

Drought – Specified Webpage Launched By City of Santa Cruz

Drought – Specified Webpage Launched By City of Santa Cruz

find water-saving tips, latest local drought news online   SANTA CRUZ, CA –  The City of Santa Cruz, which is 100 percent dependent on local rainfall for its water supply, has created a drought-specific webpage to help city residents and businesses reduce water consumption during the ongoing drought.   The site, www.cityofsantacruz.com/drought, includes information about […]

Candidate Information Workshop for June Primary Election

Candidate Information Workshop for June Primary Election

A workshop to review the candidate filing requirements and election processes for persons interested in running for an office on the June 3, 2014 Primary Election ballot will be held on Wednesday, January 29, at 6 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors’ Chambers at the County Government Center, 701 Ocean St., 5th Floor, in Santa Cruz. Election Officials will […]

Highway 1 Soquel/Morrissey Auxiliary Lanes Complete

Highway 1 Soquel/Morrissey Auxiliary Lanes Complete

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held today to commemorate completion of the Highway 1 Soquel/Morrissey Auxiliary Lanes Project.  The event was hosted by the construction managers, the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission, on the La Fonda Bridge overcrossing in Santa Cruz. The themes for the event were partnerships, advancing multi-modal transportation choices and strengthening our […]

Santa Cruz Water Department Preparing For Water Rationing

Santa Cruz Water Department Preparing For Water Rationing

Santa Cruz, UCSC, and the Live Oak/Capitola area east to 41st Ave. to be affected Santa Cruz – The City of Santa Cruz Water Department is preparing for what could be the third straight year of dry weather. Unlike many other communities in California, the City of Santa Cruz and the Live Oak/Capitola area east […]

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