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07/02/2024
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The City of Watsonville, Watsonville Wetlands Watch (WWW), and Community Arts & Empowerment are teaming up to design and install a new mosaic mural for the entrance wall of the new Nature Center scheduled to open in Ramsay Park in late 2025.

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06/21/2024
A groundbreaking was held on June 20 at the site where the new 10,000 square foot Encompass Community Services mental health and substance abuse services facility is to be constructed in Watsonville.

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06/20/2024
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San Lorenzo Valley Museum Collections and Exhibitions Curator Lisa A. Robinson and SLV Museum Executive Director Laura DeAngelis accepted a generous donation from members of E Clampus Vitus Branciforte Chapter 1797 in a ceremony at the museum on Wednesday afternoon, June 19, 2024.

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06/13/2024
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There have been about 1,800 to 2,300 unhoused people in Santa Cruz County in recent years, and at least 1,000 people each year have found housing through city, county and nonprofit programs, according to county records.

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06/06/2024
Season 11 will be the biggest yet, with two plays by William Shakespeare and two by other authors.

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05/31/2024
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Hundreds of dead and dying pelicans have washed up on beaches in recent weeks all up and down the California Coast. The staff at the Santa Cruz Native Animal Rescue center have been swamped with underfed and hypothermic animals.

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05/30/2024
Community Foundation Foundation Santa Cruz County announced the distribution of $1.9million in grants to 92 local nonprofits in its latest grant award cycle.

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05/21/2024
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The Land Trust of Santa Cruz County helps mountain lions, badgers and other critters who risk death on highways that bisect their habitats.

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05/20/2024
The board of the Museum of Art and History is beginning the search for a new executive director as current director Robb Woulfe announced his departure.

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05/19/2024
18 new volunteers were sworn in as as Court Appointed Special Advocates following their 35 hour training.

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05/17/2024
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Dozens of people gathered in downtown Watsonville Friday afternoon to celebrate the completion of a new large outdoor mural at Community Bridges at the corner of Main Street and West Lake Avenue.

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05/10/2024
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Pajaro Valley Arts (PVA) Board of Directors has chosen Miriam Anton as their new Executive Director.

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05/04/2024
The Capitola Aptos Rotary Club presented a check for over $90,000 to County Park Friends which is fundraising for the Treasure Cove Inclusive Playground at Jade Street Park.

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05/03/2024
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Hundreds of people attended the 2024 Pajaro Valley Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture Business Expo Job Fair at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds April 25.

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05/03/2024
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On May 8, the Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz is throwing a fête to honor the contributions of those who give their time, talent and treasure to local agencies.

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05/01/2024
The Teen Kitchen Project is building a new kitchen space in Soquel to expand meal production capacity to meet demand from those in need.

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04/26/2024
The Sempervirens Fund has purchased two adjacent parcels to be transferred to park ownershipfor use as a new entrance and to replace other facilities destroyed in the CZU Fire.

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04/15/2024
Image for display with article titled AmeriCorps Team Improves San Lorenzo Valley Native Habitat

An AmeriCorps team led by San Lorenzo Valley Native Habitat Restoration Program founder and advisor Linda Skeff weeded invasive plants from the native plant demonstration beds at the San Lorenzo Valley Museum Grace Gallery in Boulder Creek on a rainy Saturday in April.

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04/08/2024
Image for display with article titled Santa Cruz County Actors’ Theater Presents Powerful Local Drama: White Sky, Falling Dragon

White Sky, Falling Dragon is a play in two acts by playwright, and Director, Steve “Spike” Wong. The play runs April 19 through May 5.

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04/07/2024
Marimo Berk and Brad Lewis joined the Board of Directors of Sempervirens Fund, the oldest land trust in California.
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