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September 09, 2011

Volunteers are the backbone of the Capitola Art & Wine Festival

With 40,000 people expected to attend the 29th anniversary of the popular Capitola Art & Wine Festival this weekend (September 10 and 11), it’s no surprise that approximately 400 behind-the-scenes volunteers are needed to insure its success.Twenty Santa Cruz Mountain wineries are showcased, so it takes about 200 people to sell wine glasses, staff winery booths

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September 09, 2011

Taste Wine with a Local Surfer and Winemaker!

September is wine month in California! To get in the spirit we wanted to showcase one of the great wineries that makes Santa Cruz a great place to taste and

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September 08, 2011

Thoughtful Thursday

During this week, it is important to remember that fateful day, September 11, 2001.  Ten years later, America is still re-building and recovering from that huge blow to our country.  To support our US troops and honor the memory of those lost, we bring you this special "Thoughtful Thursday" featuring the United States Air Force C-17 Jet, recently showcased at the 2011 Watsonville Airshow and Fly-In.

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September 01, 2011

Thoughtful Thursday - Santa Cruz in London!

With the big Labor Day Weekend coming up, we wanted to feature a video for this special Thoughtful Thursday! While we can bask in the Santa Cruz sun and enjoy the many activities in the county this weekend, Londoners get to experience Santa Cruz by film! The Santa Cruz County CVC has partnered with the California Travel and Tourism Commission as well as

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August 31, 2011

A Kid-Friendly Time-Out in Downtown Santa Cruz

With so-called “brat bans” making the news these days, a parent can feel pretty self-conscious about taking their children out in public.I have to say, this isn’t the case in Santa Cruz. In fact, I feel like Santa Cruz is doing everything right to welcome families with kids of the two and four-legged varieties.Now, it’s pretty much a given that a toy store is a

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