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Animal Film Festival comes to Santa Cruz

Animal Film Festival comes to Santa Cruz

Selected Films From the 2017 AFF to be Screened at Del Mar Theater SANTA CRUZ — Films from featuring animals and their stories will be screened at a special event hosted by the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter (SCCAS) and the Center for Animal Protection & Education (CAPE). The 2017 Animal Film Festival, held each […]






Celebrating ‘Our’ Babies

Celebrating ‘Our’ Babies

There’s nothing more fascinating than a newborn baby and all the hopes, dreams and wishes that come along with that birth. Dominican Hospital has had the privilege of being there from the start as thousands of babies have taken their first breath, peek at the world and looked face to face with a parent. Since […]






Honoring Tom Gilbertson: Four Decades of Fighting Crime

Honoring Tom Gilbertson: Four Decades of Fighting Crime

By Gail Penniman In 1996 Tom Gilbertson was awarded the Silver Medal of Valor for diffusing a potentially lethal situation when a disturbed individual near Big Basin State Park aimed a .357 Magnum at his face. In his quiet and humble way, Gilbertson tells the 21-year-old tale, about how the individual came out of it […]






Santa Cruz METRO Welcomes Assemblymember Anna Caballero!

Santa Cruz METRO Welcomes Assemblymember Anna Caballero!

Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District welcomed CA State Assemblymember Anna Caballero to a METRO facilities tour and lunch on April 28, 2017. Various transportation issues were discussed. METRO thanks Assemblymember Caballero and her fellow legislators for her support of local transit and the recent successful passing of SB1 which will provide much needed “local match” […]






SCCB Earns Seventh-Straight Super Premier Rating

SCCB Earns Seventh-Straight Super Premier Rating

Santa Cruz County Bank, a locally owned and operated full-service community bank headquartered in Santa Cruz County, today announced receipt of its seventh consecutive designation of Super Premier performing bank by The Findley Reports, Inc. based upon 2016 financial performance. For a bank to achieve the Super Premier performance rating it must meet four key […]






Earth Day Volunteers Removed 1,165 lbs of Trash

Earth Day Volunteers Removed 1,165 lbs of Trash

The California Central Coast’s largest Earth Day cleanup effort had one of its most successful turnouts this Saturday. Five hundred and thirty-three volunteers from across Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties celebrated Earth Day with community action at 11 Save Our Shores cleanup sites run by Sanctuary Stewards, Adopt-a-Beach groups and SOS staff. This year, the […]






Ebb & Flow’s Kinetic Parade

Ebb & Flow’s Kinetic Parade

The Art Movement that Moves A giant Froggy head? A lamprey team? A dog in a tutu? Or maybe just a fish painted on a stick? It’s up to you. Imagination is the key for this year’s Ebb & Flow River Arts Celebration. Ebb & Flow is a movement, a parade, a sculpture, and a […]






Leo’s Haven Receives $10,000 Grant From PAMF

Leo’s Haven Receives $10,000 Grant From PAMF

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) has awarded Shane’s Inspiration a $10,000 grant towards the construction of LEO’s Haven, Santa Cruz County’s first inclusive playground for children of all abilities. “We are very thankful to the Palo Alto Medical Foundation for this significant grant towards the construction of the playground, and we are excited they […]






Santa Cruz Police Chief’s Advisory Committee Returns

Santa Cruz Police Chief’s Advisory Committee Returns

Deputy Chief Rick Martinez announced today the reformation of the Chief’s Advisory Committee. The panel provides a forum for discussion and presents the Chief with a diverse spectrum of viewpoints represented by our community members. The Chief’s Advisory Committee further creates an avenue for greater understanding between police and community and promotes public input into […]






Santa Cruz Arts & Technology Festival 2017

Santa Cruz Arts & Technology Festival 2017

Visionary Artists, Light Art Exhibit, Steampunk, Music, Circus Arts and More Announced The second annual Santa Cruz Arts & Technology Festival being held on Sat. May 13th 2017 at the Center for Spiritual Living, will feature tech exhibits including virtual reality, demos, robots, drones, interactive games, electric vehicles, solar technologies, and DIY Maker toys and tools. […]






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