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Voters convey their needs to Santa Cruz County school board candidates

Teacher pay, mental health, curriculum emerge as top voter concerns


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What You Need to Know to vote in the November 8, 2022 General Election

The Santa Cruz County Elections Department is located at 701 Ocean St, Room 310, Santa Cruz. The office is open 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. Phone 831-454-2060 for more information.  Register to vote online at registertovote.ca.gov by …


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November 8 Election: SLV Fire District Candidates

Boulder Creek Fire Protection District The Boulder Creek Volunteer Fire Department is led by a five-person Board of Directors. The District encompasses 21 square miles of mountainous terrain and serves over 7,000 citizens. 40 volunteers respond to approximately 1,300 calls …


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November 8 Election: Cabrillo College Trustee Candidates

Cabrillo Community College Governing Board Member, Trustee The Governing Board’s focus for the 2022-2023 school year includes increasing diverse enrollment, addressing equity gaps, offering various training programs related to the regional labor market, developing student housing, and increasing funding. The …


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Paola Bruni’s and Jory Post’s Poetry Collection will be Celebrated September 30

Bruni and Paul Skenazy will read from ‘how do you spell the sound of crickets’ during Bookshop Santa Cruz’s special Zoom Forward! reading series


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November 8 Election: San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District Candidates

The San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District Governing Board is responsible for overseeing the district's finances, setting policy, and hiring the superintendent. Currently, one of the district’s pressing challenges is academic recovery after two years of pandemic protocols. Trustees are …


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Peace & Unity March commemorates those lost to violence

Nearly three decades ago, 9-year-old Jessica Cortez and her brother Jorge, 16, were gunned down by gang members as they walked to a nearby panaderia on Salinas Road for a treat. Nobody has ever been arrested, and while police do …


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November 8 Election: SLV Water District Candidates

California’s General Election is Tuesday, November 8 with mail-in ballots arriving around October 10.  Here are the candidates running for San Lorenzo Valley Water District Board of Directors.   The SLVWD Board of Directors is responsible for setting the district's …


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A Perspective on the SLV Water District and the SLV

By Mark Dolson When our family moved to Ben Lomond in 1995, I learned to write monthly checks to PG&E for energy and to San Lorenzo Valley Water District (SLVWD) for water. In the years ahead, I became painfully aware …


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Mariners looking to make some noise in league play | Girls golf

APTOS—Matt Anderson has adjusted quite well in his second stint as coach of the Aptos High girls’ golf team. He’s feeling more confident than ever, ready to make some noise in the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League this season. However, …


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Things to Do in Santa Cruz: Sept. 28-Oct. 4

Danielle Ponder, Marty O’Reilly, Comedians with Disabilities Act and More


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Open Studios Attracts Thousands of Arts Lovers

The annual three-week showcase features nearly 300 Santa Cruz artists who work in all mediums


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Hip-Hop Star Lyrics Born Celebrates Upcoming Record

The Bay Area MC continues to unleash progressive messages of unity—with funky beats—on his own terms


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Opinion: Don’t Know Much About Grateful Dead History

GT has a fine tradition of Deadheads, not including me


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Inaugural Filipino American History Month festival to be held Saturday

WATSONVILLE—October is Filipino American History Month, commemorating the first recorded presence of Filipinos in the continental United States in 1587. The month was first introduced in 1992 by the Filipino American National Historical Society, and was officially recognized by Congress …


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Measure T: Boulder Creek Rec Parcel Tax Measure

Boulder Creek and Brookdale residents served by the Boulder Creek Recreation and Parks District will be voting on a parcel tax measure on the November ballot. The synopsis of the measure reads: To improve and build large capital and infrastructure …


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Mustangs tamed by Toreadors in league opener | High school football

WATSONVILLE—The Monte Vista Christian football team last week began its quest for a Pacific Coast Athletic League title.  However, the journey to league supremacy took a snag for the Mustangs following a 50-29 loss to Monterey High in Mission Division …


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Details sharpen for Downtown Santa Cruz library, housing project

Plus: Santa Cruz council approves water tie with Scotts Valley


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Falcons grounded by Knights in league opener | High school football

Scotts Valley High made the trek to Soquel High to kick off last week’s Pacific Coast Athletic League opener. The Falcons were looking to extend their seven-game win streak in league play but instead were hit with a gut check …


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