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February 28, 2019

World-Class Links at Pasatiempo Golf Club

History and scenery come together at Pasatiempo Golf Club, a renowned, semi-private course tucked into the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Named for the Spanish word for “pastime,” the stunning property was founded in 1929 by amateur golf champion, Marion Hollins. Her masterstroke was recruiting legendary golf architect Alister Mackenzie to design the 18-hole

January 31, 2019

Where to Golf in Santa Cruz County

With exceptional scenery and a year-round mild climate, a round of golf in Santa Cruz County is a sure shot. The region abounds with varied courses that take advantage of the striking landscape, from championship links with ocean vistas to welcoming fairways tucked amidst redwood forests. Plus, we’ve got options for disc golf enthusiasts, and

January 3, 2019

DAVENPORT’S MILKY WAY DELIGHTS!

There have been some jaw-dropping, awe-inspiring, down right magical photos taken in Davenport of the Milky Way. In the daylight, North County is gorgeous enough, but this slowcoast town’s dark night skies showcase beauty beyond imagination when the Milky Way Galaxy is on display. And this type of photography takes some serious skill, knowledge and patience – did you know there

December 28, 2018

YOUR GUIDE TO RUNNING RACES IN SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

Whether you’ve been training for months, are a casual weekend jogger, or like to wear a brightly colored tutu with your Nike’s, there’s a race with your name on it in Santa Cruz County. Prefer running as a spectator sport? We’re known for hosting races that are highly entertaining from the sidelines. Starting in February,