Laurel Hillerson-Spear was diagnosed with terminal cancer two years ago. She channeled her experiences into creating Fiona's Family House, a foundation which helps young adults and their families after a cancer diagnosis.
A number of bobcats in Santa Cruz County have become ill, succumbing to mange. Their illness is thought to result from eating rodents that were killed with rodenticide. Wildlife Emergency Services is trying to get information on bobcat sightings, sick or not, around the county to create a database of cats.
A Mobile Dairy Classroom, an educational outreach program created by the Dairy Council of California, visited schools in Santa Cruz County this fall teaching students about nutrition, agricultural science and where our food comes from.
WATSONVILLE HIGH HOSTS COMMUNITY INFORMATION FAIR ON BALLOT PROPOSITIONS
Feeling overwhelmed about all the ballot propositions and measures? Don’t worry, help is on the way.
Senior government students at Watsonville High School are hosting a Community Information Fair on Thursday to present information on the 17 ballot propositions and four local ballot measures in Tuesday’s election.
Hundreds of students dotted the grounds of Starlight Elementary School on Wednesday morning listening to stories read by enthusiastic volunteers. Students were participating in the annual Read Across America event, a celebration of literacy and the joy of reading.
Photo credit: Don Coyro, Santa Cruz Sentinel
Community Heroes honored by United Way of Santa Cruz County
The 2016 Community Heroes were honored at the 22nd Annual Community Assessment Program. The CAP report summarizes biennial data collected to assess the quality of life in Santa Cruz County across six sectors: economy, education, health, public safety, society and natural environment.