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September 14, 2011

Santa Cruz presents the “Secret Summer” with a great line-up of Fall Festivals!

Fall in Santa Cruz County is the best-kept secret among locals. Although barbecue grills and bathing suits will be stashed away until next season, summer continues for visitors in-the-know.  Featuring fewer crowds and some of the year’s best weather, the autumn months are hailed as Santa Cruz County’s “Secret Summer.”  This fall, the Santa Cruz

September 9, 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

September 8, 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