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Hike-Bike for Hospice

Hike-Bike for Hospice

August 23rd, 2014


Registration begins at 9:00am

Roaring Camp Big Trees and Henry Cowell State Park


Community Sponsors

Affordable Care Act Workshops

WHAT: A United Way outreach educator will be available at Santa Cruz Public Libraries branches throughout the county in July and August to answer questions about the Affordable Care Act and provide on-on-one support in navigating California’s healthcare marketplace/exchange - Covered CA. Help is provided in English and Spanish.
  • Get information on changes in healthcare brought on by the Affordable Care Act
  • Get help understanding how to navigate California’s healthcare marketplace/exchange - Covered CA
  • Get help determining your eligibility and compare plans
  • Get referrals to free Certified Enrollment Counselors for enrollment assistance
WHO: United Way outreach educator Rosalina Solinas offers drop in assistance to anyone who needs help.

New Transportation Possibly in Santa Cruz County

Would you like to take a train in Santa Cruz County? The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission is studying the feasibility of train service along the 32-mile rail line, which roughly parallels Highway 1 and the coast.

An online survey is being conducted now through August 3, and the responses to this survey will have a very real impact on decisions regarding rail transit!

Please visit sccrtc.org/rail to share your ideas!


2nd Saturday on the Farm

WHEN: Saturday, August 9, | 11am-3pm

WHERE: Santa Cruz Co Fairgrounds 2601 East Lake Avenue, Watsonville, CA 95076


 Join us on Saturday, August 9, as we celebrate Beef, Broncos and Berries!  There’s always something for everyone, including roping, rope making, crafts and story telling from our own Laura Taay!  This month we’ll having a horseshoeing demonstration by Kim Kobow.  Enjoy live animals, including chickens and rabbits.  As always, there will be tractor driving and hayrides.  Don’t miss this free, fun, family event on Saturday, August 9, from 11am-3pm at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds. FREE

Community Sponsors

Job Fair Friday July 18th

Job Fair Friday July 18th

Threshold Enterprises is holding a Summer Job Fair

WHEN: Friday 7/18

11am - 2:30pm

WHERE: Threshold Distribution Center in Santa Cruz

2280 Delaware Avenue

Established in 1978, Threshold Enterprises is a well known national nutritional supplements distributor and manufacturer of award winning Source Naturals® and Planetary Herbals™ brands. The company’s brands are sold through more than 7,000 health food store and internet channels.

The company has grown significantly through exceptional channel relationships, product innovation and the reputation of its brands for potency, quality and value.

Threshold Enterprises is one of Santa Cruz County’s larger employers, with over 800 employees.

Wildlife managers warn to ID salmon before keeping

Wildlife managers warn to ID salmon before keeping

MONTEREY, Calif. Ocean sport anglers are being warned to be vigilant about properly identifying their salmon before keeping them. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife says the ocean salmon fishing season in California is well underway and proper identification is critical for the survival of Coho or Silver salmon, a protected species.



Santa Cruz, Calif. - Roaring Camp Railroads steams up summer with the newly restored Engine No. 2 chugging through redwood forests, coastal bluffs, and downtown Santa Cruz the weekend of July 11-13, 2014.

Built in 1909 for the Santa Cruz Portland Cement Company, Engine No. 2 returns home to Roaring Camp after nearly 100 years, with a once in a lifetime chance for passengers to be a part of history and take a ride.

Tickets are available online and are sure to sell out. Visit www.RoaringCamp.com to secure a seat aboard the experience of a lifetime, as Engine No. 2 travels from the giant redwoods at Roaring Camp to the coast of Santa Cruz during this one weekend only.