SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CALIFORNIA — In an effort to promote safety and support local businesses as they reopen Visit Santa Cruz County (VSCC) has launched The Safety Pledge Campaign, a positive approach that urges residents and visitors to be courteous, respectful, and caring of those around them – and that by social distancing and wearing a mask – among other best practices – they are protecting others and themselves. The Safety Pledge goes beyond stating the rules and appeals for a spirit of goodwill toward others.
A Japanese-inspired sweet spot in Downtown Santa Cruz is celebrating a quarter of a Century in business this year.
Once a private home and later a Catholic boys school, the Chaminade Resort and Spa is honoring its history with its current renovation.
Skateboarding has been part of Santa Cruz-area culture for nearly half a century.
Santa Cruz, California has long been recognized as the historical birthplace of mainland surfing in the United States, when in 1885, three Hawaiian princes who were attending military academy in what is now Silicon Valley came to Santa Cruz and surfed the beaches here on redwood boards crafted from a local lumber mill.