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Getting Ready For An Outbreak

Getting Ready For An Outbreak

Medical-Health Responders Train for Prevention and Response to Wide-spread Disease Santa Cruz County residents can rest assured that training for readiness of public health emergencies is being addressed by medical-health responders in our community. Disease outbreaks such as Measles, Hepatitis A, and H1N1 Influenza have swept across the nation creating a need for mass medication […]

Hospice Receives Grant to Implement Telehealth Program

Hospice Receives Grant to Implement Telehealth Program

Hospice of Santa Cruz County is the recipient of $166,895 in grant funding from the Central California Alliance for Health (the Alliance) to support the implementation of an innovative new telehealth system for palliative care services. This new technology will enhance patient access and experience and compliment the exceptional care and support provided by Hospice […]

Monte Vista Class of 2019

Monte Vista Class of 2019

The Monte Vista Christian School community gathered in Mustang Stadium to thank God and joyfully celebrate its 93rd graduation ceremony on May 24, 2019. Valedictorian, Jonathan Siemsen, and Salutatorian, Paolo Pan, addressed their 166 classmates and thousands of friends and family in attendance. The ceremony also featured a stirring rendition of “Bridge over Troubled Water,” […]

Down to Earth Women Luncheon Has Record-Breaking Attendance!

Down to Earth Women Luncheon Has Record-Breaking Attendance!

The 12th Annual Down to Earth Women (DEW) Luncheon was held at Driscoll’s Rancho Corralitos in Watsonville, and had a record attendance — over 350 women! This event is for women, who are involved in, or support, agriculture in Santa Cruz County and the Pajaro Valley. This year’s featured speaker for the event was Ella […]

ESF to Renew National Accreditation

ESF to Renew National Accreditation

Land Trust Accreditation Commission Seeks Public Comment Elkhorn Slough Foundation (ESF), the only non-profit organization solely dedicated to protecting Elkhorn Slough and its surrounding watershed lands, is applying for renewal of national accreditation through the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. ESF first earned accreditation in August 2014. Accredited land trusts meet national quality standards for protecting important natural […]

Watsonville Rotary Club Lobster Feast Returns

Watsonville Rotary Club Lobster Feast Returns

Last year the Rotary Club of Watsonville held its first Maine Lobster Feast, and it was a smashing success. The event sold out a week beforehand and raised $30,000 for local nonprofits serving youth in the Pajaro Valley. Building on that success, the Maine Lobster Feast is returning for a second year Saturday June 8 […]

USFWS Grants $1M for Slough Restoration

USFWS Grants $1M for Slough Restoration

Second Phase Will Effect an Additional 63 Acres of Coastal Habitat On May 8, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced $1 million in federal funds will go to the California Coastal Conservancy to support a second round of critical coastal wetland restoration at Elkhorn Slough through the National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant […]

Hazelwood Park Project Is Done

Hazelwood Park Project Is Done

On Friday May 3rd, Rolling Hills Middle School students and school administrators, City of Watsonville staff and officials, Watsonville Wetlands Watch, and neighbors celebrated the opening of the new trail and neighborhood greening project within Hazelwood Park, a neighborhood pocket park next to Rolling Hills school. Working alongside City of Watsonville and Watsonville Wetlands Watch […]

Mother’s Day Run/Walk for Shelter 2019!

Mother’s Day Run/Walk for Shelter 2019!

Pajaro Valley Shelter Services presents the 35th Annual Mother’s Day Run/Walk for Shelter on Sunday, May 12th, 2019, at Ramsay Park in Watsonville. For 34 years, the community of Watsonville has supported our run/walk to ensure the continuation of services for homeless families. The race is PVSS’ biggest fundraising event. The first one was held in […]

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