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The Monterey Peninsula Foundation, which puts on the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Golf Tournament, is investing $800,000 to bring health and dental services to people in Santa Cruz County who could not afford that care before.
It was a real tequila sunrise Tuesday morning at Santa Cruz radio station KSCO. Rosemary Chalmers, the host of Good Morning Monterey Bay took a sip of her first margarita at 6:15 a.m. in an effort to encourage people not to drink and drive.
Version 2.0 of Santa Cruz police's mobile application has just launched, offering new ways to communicate with police and get information on crime in the city.
The Santa Cruz County Conference and Visitors Council is increasing the presence of county venues on Cvent, a software platform for meeting site selection used by 187,000 event planners and hoteliers, creating a new "Digital Meeting Destination Guide" at www.santacruzmeetings.travel and arranging for The Impact Media Group to produce a video that ... (more)
In 2011, the Santa Cruz Wharf Outreach Network was initially convened as an informal gathering of local non-profits and research groups with work based at the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf to share their projects in progress.
Either the end of the Little Ice Age or the Industrial Revolution has changed the type of nitrogen incorporated into deep-water corals Deep in The Pacific: Operated by the Hawaii Undersea Research Laboratory, submersibles Pisces IV and Pisces V allow researchers to gather samples of deep-sea coral.
Scientists from Germany, Indonesia and Sweden studying how ant communities affect cocoa yields in Sulawesi found that trees with abundant native ants produced the best yields.
I watch almost every sunset from the beach...It's part of living in Santa Cruz, right? But the last two weeks of December are the best for photographs.
Here's a holiday gift idea for your environmentally-conscious loved one: a plush toy that helps save the endangered Hawaiian monk seal.
The future of astronomical research at the iconic Lick Observatory is in peril, as the University of California threatens to cut funding and perhaps even convert most of its once-cutting-edge Mount Hamilton telescopes into museum relics.
A body found in the water near a Santa Cruz County pier has been identified as 17-year-old Nate Phillips, who was reported missing on Dec. 2, according to the sheriff's office.
Summary of Work: The City is soliciting proposals for professional, experienced, full-service facilitation services to guide the Water Supply Advisory Committee through its 12+ month duration, including assessing community concerns, designing process, reviewing committee composition, assisting with establishing committee meeting agendas, format and ... (more)
Elly Chapman got motivated to clean up Santa Cruz the hard way - her husband stepped on a discarded hypodermic needle and had to undergo seven months of painful treatments to make sure he didn't contract a fatal disease.
The findings, published December 15 in Nature , indicate that changes at the base of the marine food web observed in recent decades in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre may have begun more than 150 years ago at the end of the Little Ice Age.
Over the weekend, it was reported that the city of Santa Cruz will be doing a $1 million project to add left-turn lanes at Soquel Avenue and Park Way.
Aptos contractor Pete Testorff is putting the finishing touches on a $250,000 remodel for a state-of-the-art pediatric clinic to be operated by Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford.