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Food Available for Gov’t. Workers Impacted by Shutdown

Food Available for Gov’t. Workers Impacted by Shutdown

Federal Employees Welcome at the Food Bank’s Distribution Sites Throughout the County The government shutdown is causing financial hardship for many federal employees, and Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County and its partner agencies in Santa Cruz County have food available for federal employees and their families who are being impacted. “The food bank […]

Habitat ReStore SC Celebrates Grand Reopening

Habitat ReStore SC Celebrates Grand Reopening

Saturday, January 19, 9 a.m. — 5 p.m. Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore Santa Cruz is marking the end of extensive parking lot construction work with a Grand Re-Opening. The public is invited to ReStore Santa Cruz at 719 Swift Street to enjoy live music, hourly raffles and a fifty-percent-off sale on Saturday, January 19, from […]

SCPD Launches Volunteers In Policing Program

SCPD Launches Volunteers In Policing Program

Police Chief Andrew Mills is pleased to announce the addition of a new Volunteers in Policing (V.I.P.) program, designed to allow community members to assist the Santa Cruz Police Department (SCPD) enhance public safety and crime prevention efforts. SCPD has engaged a team of trained citizen volunteers to support the department in non-enforcement duties.  Our […]

RTC Receives Highway Safety Improvement Grant for Highway 9 Pedestrian Crossings

RTC Receives Highway Safety Improvement Grant for Highway 9 Pedestrian Crossings

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Comission (RTC) received $250,000 in grant money from the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) for pedestrian crossing safety projects on Highway 9 (State Route 9/SR9) in the San Lorenzo Valley. SR9 serves as a main thoroughfare for pedestrians to access schools, libraries, parks, commercial […]

Foundation Provides New Pediatric Gym

Foundation Provides New Pediatric Gym

By Aric Sleeper For years, Santa Cruz County’s pediatric physicians, and physical and occupational therapists faced an unexpected issue when treating young children with spectrum disorder, sensory processing and motor coordination issues—space. “Part of the way to assess a child is by watching them in an environment—what they seek and avoid—and we didn’t really have […]

Leadership Santa Cruz County Launches Search for New Executive Director 

Leadership Santa Cruz County Launches Search for New Executive Director 

Following the retirement announcement of long-time Executive Director David Vincent, today the Leadership Santa Cruz County organization announces that it has begun its search for a new Executive Director. The application deadline is January 25, 2019 and additional information is available on the Leadership Santa Cruz County website at www.leadershipsantacruzcounty.org. Vincent will remain in his […]

“Trestle Trail” Under Way!

“Trestle Trail” Under Way!

Coastal Rail Trail Construction Began Jan. 2 The City of Santa Cruz and Cushman Contracting began construction of the first segment of the Coastal Rail Trail — the San Lorenzo River Parkway Phase III/Trestle Trail Project — on Wednesday, Jan. 2. A bike/pedestrian detour will be in effect as the San Lorenzo River Railroad Trestle Bridge and surrounding bike/pedestrian paths will […]

Actors’ Theatre Announces 2019 Season

Actors’ Theatre Announces 2019 Season

Santa Cruz County Actors’ Theatre announces their 2019 season, which includes two full-length acclaimed plays and the two-night festival, 8 Tens @ Eight at the Center Stage Theater in downtown Santa Cruz. Founded in 1985, Actors’ Theatre has a long history of being a vital part of the greater Santa Cruz area’s theatre community. As […]

Women’s Adventure Film Tour at the Rio

Women’s Adventure Film Tour at the Rio

The Women’s Adventure Film Tour has arrived in the USA for the first time ever and will be in Santa Cruz for One Night Only on January 26! This tour is a celebration of the fantastic women around us who are doing extraordinary things. The films are there to be enjoyed by women and men […]

Volunteers Help Children In Foster Care

Volunteers Help Children In Foster Care

In 2018, 73 community members completed 35 hours of training and were sworn in as Officers of the Court to serve as Court Appointed Special Advocates in the Juvenile Dependency Court of Santa Cruz County. These volunteers have committed to help a child or youth in foster care that has been abused or neglected. The […]

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