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Aromas Bridge Fish Mural

Aromas Bridge Fish Mural

By Edita McQuary Aromas, located in Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Juan Benito counties, have lately become a hotbed of creative spirit and ingenuity. In the last dozen years, Aromas has created a welcoming art-decorated village center. Following Monterey County’s refurbishment of the village park, the Aromas Library murals were designed by Joyce Oroz and […]

K&D Landscaping Featured in National Magazine

K&D Landscaping Featured in National Magazine

K & D Landscaping, Inc., a commercial and residential landscape design, installation, and maintenance company serving the areas of California and Monterey Bay, is proud to announce their company has been featured in an article published by Lawn & Landscape magazine. “K&D Landscaping is thriving in the residential design/build segment, which can be a volatile […]

PVUSD Gains New Board Members

PVUSD Gains New Board Members

Assistant Principal for PV High and Science Coordinator Appointed Pajaro Valley Unified School District is pleased to announce the following administrative appointments, both replacement positions, as approved at the August 21 Board of Trustees meeting: Juanita Aguilera is promoted to Assistant Principal at Pajaro Valley High School and Mike Russo is the Science Coordinator. Juanita […]

Special Daytime CASA Training

Special Daytime CASA Training

CASA of Santa Cruz County needs caring adult volunteers to speak up for the best interests of children who have been abused or neglected. A CASA volunteer spends time with his or her child each week, gathering information from everyone involved in the child’s case. CASA volunteers also work with attorneys and social workers. They […]

Eleventh Annual Testicle Festival

Eleventh Annual Testicle Festival

The 11th Annual Testicle Festival, put on by the Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee of the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau, will be held on Saturday, August 24, from 3 – 7 p.m. at Estrada Deer Camp in Watsonville. Very popular local band “No Respect!” has been selected to play, just one of the many […]

Promoting a Healthier Watsonville

Promoting a Healthier Watsonville

Annual Breastfeeding Health Fair and Walk Friday, August 23 • 3 – 6 p.m. • Watsonville Plaza The 13th Annual Breastfeeding Health Fair and Walk takes place Friday, Aug. 23 from 3–6 p.m. in the Watsonville Plaza. It is open to the general public and representatives of the media. This event includes fun activities for the […]

“It’s All In The Sauce” Contest is Calling All Cooks!

“It’s All In The Sauce” Contest is Calling All Cooks!

The 11th Annual Testicle Festival The very popular “It’s All in the Sauce” Contest held during the annual Testicle Festival is reaching out to all cooks who have a special recipe for dipping sauce. The sauces are prepared to be enjoyed with the Rocky Mountain Oysters. Anyone interested in competing needs to bring one quart […]

Bragging Rights for “Best Apple Pie” 2019

Bragging Rights for “Best Apple Pie” 2019

43nd Annual Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau Apple Pie Baking Contest Have your apple pie announced as the “Best in Santa Cruz County and the Pajaro Valley” on Wednesday, Sept . 11, the opening day of the 2019 Santa Cruz County Fair. Entry deadline for the 43nd Annual Apple Pie Baking Contest is Tuesday, Sept. […]

Locals Fight for Reduced Water Pollution

Locals Fight for Reduced Water Pollution

Amidst growing awareness of worldwide environmental devastation and health problems wrought by plastic and non-recycled trash, local students and environmental groups met at Lighthouse Field State Beach in Santa Cruz to urge city and state officials to take action on plastic pollution and keep it out of the oceans. These groups have come together to […]

Pacific Grove Volunteer Training

Pacific Grove Volunteer Training

In order to further its mission of inspiring discovery, wonder and stewardship, the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History relies on the enthusiasm and dedication of its community-minded volunteers. To help foster a new wave of volunteers, the museum in downtown Pacific Grove will offer a volunteer training course on Wednesday evenings from 6-8 p.m., […]

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