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FREE UC Master Gardener Classes

FREE UC Master Gardener Classes

August and September 2018 UC Master Gardeners of Monterey and Santa Cruz County offers FREE gardening classes in August and September. For further information and to pre-register, visit mbmg.org. Starting Fall Vegetables from Seed Sunday, August 19, 1 – 3 p.m. Quail Hollow Ranch • 800 Quail Hollow Road, Felton Get a jump on your fall […]

Cowell Beach Cleanup on August 26 Focuses on Tobacco Butts

Cowell Beach Cleanup on August 26 Focuses on Tobacco Butts

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY — Are you sick of seeing cigarette butts littering our local streets and beaches? Cigarette butts are the #1 litter item on Santa Cruz County beaches, where they pose a threat to children, pets and wildlife. On Sunday, August 26, the public is invited to a unique beach cleanup and photography event with a […]

Public Comment Period Now Open

Public Comment Period Now Open

Proposed North Coast Rail Trail Project Draft Environmental Impact Report The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) released the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed North Coast Rail Trail Project. The 45-day public review and comment period is open from Aug. 9 to Sept. 24, 2018. The proposed Project is a 7.5-mile […]

Honoring the Life and Work of James Aschbacher

Honoring the Life and Work of James Aschbacher

‘Celebrating James’ Free Community Event at Rio Theatre, Saturday, August 25, 6:30 p.m. A free community celebration of the life of artist James Aschbacher will take place at the Rio Theater in Santa Cruz on Saturday, August 25. The beloved local artist, who passed away unexpectedly in April, was known for his colorful downtown murals, art […]

NextStage is High On Life!

NextStage is High On Life!

NextStage is achieving its goal, providing opportunities to the Santa Cruz Community seniors to use creativity as a means of improving the quality of their Lives! Please join us for the “LOVE IN” on August 26 at 3 p.m. in the Louden Nelson Community Center, 301 Center St. Santa Cruz to support our mission. Gretchen Jenne can personally attest to the power of music […]

Dientes Welcomes Masina Hunnicut as New Board Member

Dientes Welcomes Masina Hunnicut as New Board Member

Dientes Community Dental Care announced the appointment of a new member to its Board of Directors. Masina Hunnicut, whose father is a Dientes patient, represents a valuable perspective as Dientes provides care to over 10,600 patients. In 2016, Dientes appointed its first patient board member to refocus on patient-centered care, and since then three patient […]

Vista Center: Preparing Students for the Future

Vista Center: Preparing Students for the Future

Vista Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired Thanks to funding from Monterey Peninsula Foundation and accessibility engineers and developers at local tech companies, Santa Cruz area middle and high school students with visual impairments engaged this past week in Vista Center Santa Cruz’s informative and fun program “Vision for Our Youth for Tomorrow” geared […]

SCCAS Welcomes Philanthropic Partner

SCCAS Welcomes Philanthropic Partner

The Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter (SCCAS) is the organization safeguarding and improving the lives of domestic animals in Santa Cruz County. With intake exceeding 5,000 animals a year, SCCAS has a bedrock of municipal funding for core services such as animal control, licensing, rabies vaccinations, housing for strays and surrenders, and intervention in animal […]

Save These September Dates!

Save These September Dates!

September is Children’s Cancer Awareness Month. In celebration of 20 years of service Jacob’s Heart presents these events: ••• Friday, September 14 Jordan and Kyra Memorial Golf Tournament Seascape Golf Club in Aptos Join us as we celebrate the 25th Annual Jordan & Kyra Memorial Golf Tournament. Enjoy local sips and eats at various holes along […]

Amah Mutsun Comes To Museum of Natural History

Amah Mutsun Comes To Museum of Natural History

Series Highlights Culture and History of Local Native People The Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History announces its new program series, Amah Mutsun: Then and Now, a collection of events designed to explore the history and amplify the voices of the native people of Santa Cruz, the Amah Mutsun. The series is supported by the […]

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