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California’s Coastal Bluff Diversity
A walk on the ocean bluff is invigorating, so close to many amazing natural phenomena, but these areas see too little ecological protection. Ecotones- the area between two habitats- are well known...
O'Neill Sea Odyssey
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Happy 5th Anniversary to our friends at Sacramento Digs Gardening!
The long, wet winter is finally over. The Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History has some tips on what to see in the blossoming new season.
Volunteering it a great way to help your community. But you also reap benefits, including the chance to learn skills, reduce isolation and ease polarization.
California is the top agricultural producer in the U.S., and a top beneficiary of visitor spending. So naturally, we’ve got fun, food-driven tourist magnets.
Black History Month provides an opportunity to remember the achievements of African Americans who fought for equality in the Golden State.
Don’t just be a spectator in the fight against climate change. Here are some small steps you can take to reduce your carbon footprint.
California is a leading producer of agricultural crops. So it’s not surprising to find cutting-edge ideas taking root here.
Prepare for disaster in Santa Cruz County by keeping crucial information at your fingertips—just one touch away on your smartphone.
We asked the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History to throw a spotlight on the most intriguing natural phenomena during the darkest time of the year.
California’s senior population is growing—and these local organizations are here to help.
We asked the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History to share a few of their favorite things about autumn in the Monterey Bay region.
Experts see these organizations as the most effective at fighting homelessness.
California has some top-notch tourist attractions—with top-shelf prices. Here are some that won’t break the bank.
Looking back at the Sixties and Seventies in Santa Cruz
Too much emphasis is placed on what’s shiny and new. Just as important is what endures. We salute some of Santa Cruz’s oldest cultural institutions.
A lot has changed in Santa Cruz County. But these things remain the same.
We asked the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History to highlight the area’s most thrilling warm-weather attractions.
California wildfires are becoming larger, more frequent and more ferocious. ‘Malibu Burning’ author Robert Kerbeck shares simple steps you can take to protect your home.
Saving water is more important than ever in California, due to the region’s worst drought conditions in 1,200 years. Here are some steps you can take to help.
Tips for creating wildlife-friendly habitat in Santa Cruz County, no matter where you live.
Feeling stressed? Confused? Or just a little blue? Help is just a phone call away for residents of Santa Cruz County.
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Weekly digest of curated state and local news, upcoming government meetings and community events.
Article with links to local online information resources about a given topic.
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