California Stores on the Brink: Score Big Savings with 50% Off at Iconic Retailer's Closing EventAsh JurbergNewsBreak Contributor
The Winchester Mystery House Announces Special Events For Their 100 Year CelebrationJames PatrickNewsBreak Contributor
This Santa Clara Donut Shop, Serving Since 1959, Takes the #8 Spot on Yelp's Prestigious Top 100 Donut Shops in AmericaLELA NewsNewsBreak Contributor
Opinion: The Struggle of 'House Poor' Homeowners: A Challenge for California CitiesThat Guy from CaliforniaNewsBreak Contributor
California Man Finds 5,000 Year Old 'Ice Age Mastodon Tooth' on Rio Del Mar Beach & Takes it Home. Museum Wants it.Zack LoveNewsBreak Contributor
Deadline for FEMA online application is on Monday
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KION-TV)- Flood victims with losses caused by severe storms and floods that began on Feb. 21 only have until Monday to register for federal disaster assistance. The deadline to apply for online assistance is on Monday. This includes disaster assistance for eligible households and individuals in disaster-designated counties that include Monterey, San Benito The post Deadline for FEMA online application is on Monday appeared first on KION546.
10 hot jobs in Santa Cruz County
Looking for a new gig? Here are ten roles recently posted to our Santa Cruz County Job Board. Marketing Lead Generation & Outreach Manager - EV Charging at Ecology Action. Senior Financial Analyst at Central California Alliance for Health. Senior Behavioral Health Manager at The County of Santa Cruz. Part-Time...
Arrest made in attempted burglary in Los Gatos
LOS GATOS, Calif. (KRON) – A man was arrested for attempting to burglarize a business early Saturday morning, according to the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department. Around 2 a.m., a patrol officer observed a man behind a business and two community members trying to flag the officer down. When the officer began to approach the […]
Santa Cruz County launches new alert and warning system
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, Calif. (KION-TV)- The County of Santa Cruz announced Friday that they are fazing out CodeRED in favor of a "significant upgrade" to their alert and warning system. CruzAware will ensure that residents are informed and safe during emergency and non-emergency situations, claims the county. CodeRED users will...
Santa Cruz Co.: Redwoods, Railroads And Retrospection In Felton, Ben Lomond, Boulder Creek
SANTA CRUZ CO.: REDWOODS, RAILROADS AND RETROSPECTION IN FELTON, BEN LOMOND, BOULDER CREEK
Capitola Wharf: Input on Enhancements
Capitola will soon begin the rebuilding of our Wharf, the iconic staple in our village. We as a community are beginning to gather ideas for the Capitola Wharf Enhancement Project. Please see our website for details: https://capitolavillage.com/wharf/. We will also be hosting a community meeting gathering your ideas about what...
Dancing Waters: Ambitious new downtown public art project to reflect water's centrality to Santa Cruz history and culture
Mosaic artists are working on a stained-glass art piece that is expected to be unveiled sometime in June on what is known as the River Front parking garage. "Dancing Waters" will eventually be a series of panels of stained-glass mosaic, brought together to form one large mural-like image that evokes the centrality of water to human life in the area, particularly Santa Cruz's continuing dependence on both the ocean and the river that flows into it.
Two Men Arrested For Discharging Firearm on Cowell’s Beach
“On May 29, 2023, at 6:10 pm, the Santa Cruz Police Department (SCPD) received a report of two subjects shooting a handgun at the west end of Cowell’s Beach, near the rocks. The subjects were described as dark-skinned males, wearing dark colored sweatshirts and pants. Officers arrived on scene...
How I Got My Job: UCSC student Anna Cummins molds passion for pottery into thriving business
Potter and UC Santa Cruz student Anna Cummins has amassed hundreds of thousands of followers across social media platforms like Instagram and TikTok through her distinctive style and personable videos. Cummins spoke with Lookout about her process of promoting herself, how artists can develop an online presence and her artistic technique.
Conquering the Rapids: Adventurous Man Crosses Boulder Creek in Epic Quest
In a remarkable display of skill and determination, a man successfully crossed the tumultuous waters of Boulder Creek using a rope. Confronted with the currents and the formidable nature of Boulder Creek, he devised a clever solution by securing a rope across the breadth of the creek. With careful precision and unwavering focus, he navigated his way along the rope, defying the ferocious force of the water below.
A woman strolling on a California beach found a massive mastodon tooth — and then lost it
The woman photographed the mastodon tooth at Rio Del Mar State Beach in Santa Cruz. When she learned what it was, she and others had to find it again.
Santa Cruz City Council to Review Proposals for Expanding Technology Surcharge Fee
The City Council of Santa Cruz will review two proposals to expand and increase the Technology Surcharge fee. The fee currently covers annual software licenses and staff time for software maintenance.
The opioid crisis in Santa Cruz County
Lookout's ongoing coverage of the toll of fentanyl and other opioids on Santa Cruz County, including efforts to end the stigma around addiction and to make overdose-reversal medications like Narcan more widely available in the community
Guest Column | Scotts Valley back then
One intersection with traffic lights. No high school. No movie theater. No transit center. One big shopping center. That was Scotts Valley when I arrived as a reporter for what is now the Press Banner 50 years ago. But Scotts Valley was not a one-horse town, neither literally nor figuratively.
Cabrillo to Host Dialogue Regarding Aptos Campus Housing Project
Cabrillo College will host a Community Forum regarding its Aptos Campus student housing project on Monday, June 5 at 6:00 p.m. at the Cabrillo College Aptos Campus Horticulture Center, 6500 Soquel Drive, Aptos. All community members are invited to attend. During the Forum, College representatives including Dr. Matt Wetstein, President...
Santa Cruz now eyes June 2024 for affordable-housing bond election after community members request more time
After initially aiming for a March 2024 vote, community members participating in drafting a long-sought affordable-housing bond measure in the city of Santa Cruz said Wednesday they wanted more time. Now, sights are set on a June 2024 special election.
Highway 1 overnight closures to last through 2024; final phase heading to community input Thursday
With Phase 1 of the Highway 1 redevelopment project underway between Santa Cruz and Soquel, and Phase 2 heading toward groundbreaking later this year, the early stages of Phase 3 begin Thursday morning, with community input regarding the environmental assessment taking place at 9:30 a.m. at the board of supervisors chamber in the county building.
One of the biggest extinction events in the planet’s history is happening again — in Santa Cruz
Have something to say? Lookout welcomes letters to the editor, within our policies, from readers. Guidelines here. As bad days go, it’s hard to top the one 66 million years ago when a space rock the size of Paris slammed into Earth at 45,000 miles per hour. The heat...
The dish on Nita Gizdich and her fabulous pies
Have something to say? Lookout welcomes letters to the editor, within our policies, from readers. Guidelines here. The pie crust is from a 100-year old Croatian family recipe, as light and flaky as you’ve ever tasted. Then there’s the sky-high filling — olallieberries, raspberries, apples, apricots ... pick your favorite. A fresh, just-picked flavor. “We want you to really taste the fruit,” pie doyenne Nita Gizdich tells me, “so we don’t put a lot of sugar in our pies.”
From cod to squid salad, H&H Fresh Fish offers more than just salmon at Santa Cruz County farmers markets
Fishing has brought Hans Haveman everywhere from Alaska to Pacific islands. Fishing “makes me whole, makes me feel connected and grounded,” said Haveman, who co-founded H&H Fresh Fish with his business partner and co-parent, Heidi Rhodes, in 2003. And despite Haveman’s treks across the Pacific Ocean, H&H has remained centered in the Santa Cruz fishing scene since the company got its start 20 years ago.
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