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Oysters Seeded in Elkhorn Slough

Oysters Seeded in Elkhorn Slough

California’s First Program to Restore Native Population Through Aquaculture On October 23, 2018, a new generation of Olympia oysters settled into their home on the tidal mudflats of the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve. These oyster babies were raised at Moss Landing Marine Laboratories’ new Aquaculture Facility, with a grant from the Anthropocene Institute […]

PVCC&A 57th Annual Awardees

PVCC&A 57th Annual Awardees

The Pajaro Valley Chamber Of Commerce and Agriculture announced the recipients of its 2019 Annual Awards. They will be honored at the 57th Annual Dinner on February 2, 2019. This is an amazing group of individuals, businesses and organizations have all made Santa Cruz County a better place with their unending dedication and giving of their […]

Health Trust Solicits Grant Proposals For 2018-2019

Health Trust Solicits Grant Proposals For 2018-2019

The Pajaro Valley Community Health Trust (Health Trust) announced the release of its 2018-2019 Request for Letters of Intent (LOIs) for organizations striving to promote good health, prevent disease, and address the healthcare needs of Pajaro Valley residents. The Health Trust’s current five-year strategic plan, through 2020, outlines a commitment to funding and advocacy in […]

Dientes’ Outreach Expands to 25 Schools

Dientes’ Outreach Expands to 25 Schools

Program Focuses on 15% of County Children Who Have Never Seen a Dentist The cafeteria at T.S. MacQuiddy Elementary School was filled with more giggles and smiles than usual on September 25 where Dientes Community Dental Care’s Outreach Team was set up to provide dental services. Twenty–seven elementary school kids received oral exams, x-rays, fluoride treatments […]

Maggie Kasunich Wins “Best of Show” for the Ninth Time!

Maggie Kasunich Wins “Best of Show” for the Ninth Time!

The Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau’s 42nd Annual Apple Pie Baking Contest was held at the 2018 Santa Cruz County Fair. Maggie Kasunich wins “Best of Show” for the ninth time! Maggie won best of show in 1986, 1988, 1991, 1996, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2018. The Apple Pie Judges are different every year. The judges for […]

CASA Volunteer Training For October

CASA Volunteer Training For October

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) of Santa Cruz County needs caring adult volunteers to speak up for the best interests of children who have been abused or neglected. CASA volunteers attend 35 hours of training, are fully supported by a staff supervisor and are part of a team that works in the best interests of […]

Welcome Wetland Stewards 2018! 

Welcome Wetland Stewards 2018! 

Every fall, twelve students, get to participate in the Wetland Steward Program through the Watsonville Wetlands Watch. Every fall twelve students are accepted into our Wetland Stewards Program. Students apply to the program in the spring and begin training two weeks before school starts in August. The program provides the students with an experience that […]

Watsonville Rotary Foundation Accepting New Grant Applications

Watsonville Rotary Foundation Accepting New Grant Applications

The Watsonville Rotary Club Foundation is now accepting grant applications from eligible nonprofit organizations serving at-risk youth in Watsonville and the Greater Pajaro Valley. The grant cycle period will remain open until January 31, 2019 for applicants will apply for programs they will provide in FY 2019-20. Interested organizations should visit Watsonville Rotary’s website at […]

Shearwater to Receive Ornithology Award

Shearwater to Receive Ornithology Award

Presentation at the 14th Annual Monterey Bay Birding Festival The Monterey Bay Birding Festival Association is honored to announce that our own, Debi Shearwater, will be presented the American Birding Association’s Ludlow Griscom Award for Outstanding Contributions in Regional Ornithology at the 2018 Monterey Bay Birding Festival on Saturday, September 29. The American Birding Association […]

Aptos High’s Rosalie Jimenez Selected for 2018-19 PVUSD Student Trustee

Aptos High’s Rosalie Jimenez Selected for 2018-19 PVUSD Student Trustee

The Office of the Superintendent of Pajaro Valley Unified School District interviewed six students representing four schools for the Student Trustee position. The interview team was inspired by the commitment and involvement of student candidates. PVUSD is excited to introduce Ms. Rosalie Jennifer Jimenez of Aptos High School as Student Trustee for the 2018-19 school […]

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