Live Music santa cruz county Entertainment Live Music 

Live Music Weekend Roundup: JULY 21 – 23

Live music in Santa Cruz County! Friday, July 21 The Subtractions at MidTown Fridays Block Party1111 Soquel AveFriday, July 21 | 5:00 – Postman Jack & The Special DeliveriesSan Gregorio General StoreFriday, July 21 | 5:00 – Dirt Rakers at Discretion BrewingFriday, July 21 | 5:30 – Claudio Melega Fridays at Aroma RestaurantFridays | 5:30 – 8:30… Read More

Lani Poulsen and ‘the Essential’ Santa Cruz Sound

Lani Poulsen brings the essential soul to The Essentials’ Santa Cruz sound with captivating vocals and a whole lot of groove. By Julie Horner The Essentials are a high-energy dance band consisting of seasoned musicians from the Santa Cruz Mountains and Santa Cruz. Fluent in many different genres and styles, the 6-member group is focused on R&B, funk, soul, and… Read More
Entertainment Live Music 

Live Music Weekend Roundup: July 14 – 16

Head for a cool, shady spot this weekend and enjoy all the live music that Santa Cruz County has to offer! Friday, July 14 Midsummer Night’s Dinner at Silver Mountain VineyardsFriday, July 14 | The Love Birds Music at MidTown Fridays Block Party1111 Soquel Ave, Santa CruzFriday, July 14 | 5:00 – The Jerry B. Logan Trio at… Read More
Alzheimer's Association Santa Cruz County Health 

Seminar: 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Association NorCal is hosting a seminar titled 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s: An Education Program at Highlands Park Senior Center in person on Wednesday, July 26 at 1 pm. Register at An estimated 55 million people worldwide are living with dementia. In the United States alone, more than 6 million have Alzheimer’s, and over 11 million are providing… Read More
The Puffball Collective Entertainment Music 

Doug “Dirt” Greenfield of The Puffball Collective: Lifting Spirits Through Music

By Julie Horner There are three places on Earth that resonate with Doug “Dirt” Greenfield’s inner Aloha: New Orleans, the Hawaiian Islands, and Santa Cruz. Better make that five or six places when you add bicycle tours of the Irish countryside, the Hug the Earth Festival at Lost Creek Reserve in Doug’s home state of Ohio, and Burning Man on… Read More
Nicole Sallak Anderson Books Fire Recovery 

Wildfire: Losing Everything, Gaining the World | New Book by Nicole Sallak Anderson

Compelling CZU Fire Memoir a Gift of Resolve and Remembrance By Julie Horner Nicole Sallak Anderson lived for thirteen years in her hamlet in the woods, under the “Big Trees” in Bonny Doon. Out from the burbs of Chicago to follow California jobs, Nicole and her husband Walt and their two youngsters found their dream. The main house with its… Read More
Cabrillo College Education Local News 

Felton Meeting: Cabrillo College Name Change

Cabrillo College is nearing the end of its name-changing process and they’re looking for input from north county residents. The Name Exploration Subcommittee will host a meeting at the Felton Branch Library this Wednesday, July 12 at 6 pm at 6121 Gushee Street, Felton. The options have been whittled down to five candidates:  Costa Vista CollegeSpanish for “coast view,” although… Read More
Big Basin Water Company Boulder Creek Local News Water 

CA Water Boards Meeting: Status of Big Basin Water Company

The California State Water Resources Control Board is hosting a public meeting on the status of Big Basin Water Company (BBW) Thursday, July 13 at 6 pm. The meeting will be held in person at Highlands Park Senior and Community Center and online via Zoom. BBW had been facing ongoing challenges that were significantly exacerbated by the 2020 CZU fires.… Read More