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Tammy Le: A Story of Courage, Strength, and Adapting

Tammy Le is a warrior. After a major 2008 car accident left her paralyzed, she experienced many mental, physical, and emotional challenges. She has emerged as a strong woman who exudes confidence, and she finds gratitude in the little things that many people take for granted. Everyone can learn from this brave quadriplegic. BACKGROUND Le

Your Guide to First Friday

If you have yet to attend a First Friday, Santa Cruz County’s massive monthly art party, you may be wondering what all the fuss is about. Yet once you go, you’ll understand why the popular event draws a lively, fun-loving crowd. Below, we’ve broken down First Friday basics-what it is and what to expect-so you can

Profiles in Resiliency – Abi Mustapha

This story is part of a series we are presenting about how local Santa Cruz businesses faced challenges of the last couple years with strength and perseverance. From the COVID pandemic shutdown which began in March 2020, to the CZU fires of August 2020, to the continuing pandemic rollercoaster in 2021, our community members have

Four Artists to Watch for at Open Studios 2021

Throughout Santa Cruz County this fall, art lovers and artists alike are rejoicing at the return of the Open Studios Art Tour. Welcome back, little lime green Open Studios yard signs! Welcome back, chatting with artists in their own studios and discovering an art piece you simply must have in your life! As with so

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