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February 5, 2015

Fan Photo of the Week

This week’s Fan Photo is a birdwatcher’s delight! Check out this snowy egret enjoying the last light of the day at Natural Bridges State Beach by Instagram fan, @codychrome_photography. Thanks John Cody for sharing such a great #SantaCruzNow photo with us! A snowy egret bathing in the last light of the day. For more information on places to go

May 7, 2014

Celebrating Your Moments at Pajaro Dunes Resort

Mix equal parts the comforts of home, the amenities of a resort, and 1 1/2 miles of uncrowded, pristine, sandy beach and you have the recipe for the perfect getaway at Pajaro Dunes Resort. Established in 1973, Pajaro Dunes invites generations of families to return year after year to enjoy a beachfront home in this

January 1, 2014

My Santa Cruz Bucket List for 2014

2014 marks twenty years of living in Santa Cruz for me, and one thing I can’t get over is how much I still have to explore and experience in this area. So this year, I have a simple bucket list to get out, see and do more in this place I love and call home.1.

December 12, 2013

Thoughtful Thursday

Photo by AJ Duryea All birders welcome to join the 57th Annual Christmas Bird Count this Saturday, December 14, an all-day event! See website for more information. P.S. Can you identify this bird? Please leave your answer in the comments!