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July 25, 2015

Adrenaline Junkie

Courtesy of Mount Hermon Redwood Canopy Tours Photo Courtesy of Mount Hermon Redwood Canopy Tours
I am standing on a crowded wooden platform, over 100 feet up, in the branches of a “baby” Redwood tree, and I’m terrified. An extremely talkative tour guide is telling me there’s nothing to worry about, “It’s nice and easy.” But that seems much easier said than done when I’m gazing down at the gully below, lush and scenic as it may be, and at the thin zip line stretching before me.

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April 21, 2015

Sailing Santa Cruz: Getting Ready for the Wednesday Night Sailboat Races

Photo by Tyler Fox Photo by Tyler FoxSanta Cruz is known near and far for its surfing legacy. Surfer Magazine named Santa Cruz the best surf town in the U.S., we are

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January 06, 2015

Fireside Wine or Dine

Some visitors to Santa Cruz County might argue that we don’t have seasons here. Our temperate climate, year-round growing season and sun-kissed winters makethis a more-than-welcome destination to live, work and holiday. However, residents of this fine coastal community are not immune to feeling a chill, even if it happens to be 55 degrees above instead of below, and prefer to head indoors to a cozy fire just like the rest of the world. Luckily, there are plenty of accommodating local restaurants

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October 29, 2014

Get Down on the Farm

In a time when we are busy living and working in a fast-paced world of technology, it is even more important to seek out lessons about where our real food comes from. And we just so happen to be nestled here on the Central Coast, a stone’s throw from the “Salad Bowl” of California’s agricultural industry. This region is known near and far to be a fertile and abundant landscape for great produce, which is not only a money-maker here, but also a gem for eco-tourism. Whether it be a visit to a

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September 16, 2014

10 Free Things to Do in Santa Cruz: Fall & Winter

Unlike most towns that make up this country of ours, cold weather doesn’t automatically equate with heading indoors for the season here in Santa Cruz. We are blessed to have countless activities to keep us occupied all year round, both inside and out, that highlight our special region. But if you still happen to get hit with a case of the winter doldrums, save your money for holiday gift giving and pick up this list

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