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March 02, 2016

Felton Photo Tour

Garden of Eden3Garden of Eden (All Photos by Garrick Ramirez)
Though only eight miles from Santa Cruz’s sandy shores, the forested town of Felton feels worlds away. It’s a wonderland of giant trees, historic sites and even a lush Garden of Eden. Yet some of its most striking attractions are hidden from plain view. Take a peek at our photo tour below and see why the charming town draws a mix of hikers, history buffs and happy families.

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March 01, 2016

Santa Cruz Warrior Aaron Craft Shares Local Faves

Aaron Craft Free Throw Photo Garrick RamirezAaron Craft Free Throw Photo by Garrick Ramirez
Have you made it to a Santa Cruz Warriors game yet? The development team for the Golden State Warriors are the current NBA D-League champions and have advanced to the finals every year since they moved to Santa Cruz in 2012. In fact, 2015 was the first time an NBA team and their development affiliate both won the championship in the same year. Plus their new 2,500-seat arena located near Downtown Santa Cruz is awesome. Snag tickets for as little as $17 and grab pre-game drinks and dinner for the perfect evening.

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February 26, 2016

Falling for Santa Cruz

Photo by Instagram fan, seidacardonaGolden Falls - Photo by Instagram fan, @seidacardona
Post-rain hikes are kinda the best. Creatures are out, the forest is fresh, and the streams and falls are flowing! Check out a few of our favorite spots to see the falls on a hike in Santa Cruz County:

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February 24, 2016

Watsonville Itinerary

California Grill PHOTO CREDIT GARRICK RAMIREZAll Photos by Garrick Ramirez
If you’ve never exited the highway, you might mistake the historic town of Watsonville for one big brussels sprouts field. But hidden amidst leafy, green expanses are killer food finds, cool historic sites and some of the best beaches in the county. And yep: a few charming farms as well. Here’s your itinerary for a south county sojourn:

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February 19, 2016

Santa Cruz: Your Foodie City Favorites

Photo courtesy of SantaCruzFoodie.comPhoto courtesy of SantaCruzFoodie.com
We're a bit spoiled here in Santa Cruz, California. Year 'round farmers' markets, craft beer & local wine, fresh fish, and creative chefs and bakers are commonplace. So many menus in town pivot on what's fresh, local, sustainable, organic and delicious. This abundance of quality and pride in our food source has been gaining appreciation, and now, Santa Cruz has been named the #2 Foodie City in the United States. In celebration of this recent accolade, we're going to share some foodie favorites happening in #SantaCruzNow.

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