Thornton Wilder’s Our Town comes to Santa Cruz this month at the Center Sage in downtown Santa Cruz! OUR TOWN, set in the early 20th century, has been described as “the record of a tiny New Hampshire village as created by the lives of its most humble inhabitants”. It invites reflection on how our … [Read More...]
It's no secret that we have a housing crisis in Aptos and in Santa Cruz. To begin to address the issue, the Santa Cruz Housing Solutions Initiative has been created. The Housing Solutions Initiative aims to provide affordable housing for local workers and vulnerable populations through a bond … [Read More...]
The Santa Cruz county real estate market continues to show remarkable strength. The median price for Santa Cruz county jumped to a new high of $920,5000 in March. This spike in prices appears to be the result of Silicon Valley workers seeking lower home prices and a better lifestyle in Santa Cruz. … [Read More...]
On March 28th, the Santa Cruz YIMBYs ("Yes in My Back Yard") held a public meeting at the Dream Inn in Santa Cruz to discuss the urgent need for more affordable housing in the city and county of Santa Cruz. The meeting featured a discussion on the state of California housing by Linda Wheaton, … [Read More...]
The Santa Cruz Public Library System (SCPL) has created a new partnership with the Stanford Blood Center (SBC) and will host a blood drive with the Center’s Bloodmobile in the parking lot of the Aptos Library on Saturday April 14th from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Every two seconds someone in the U.S. … [Read More...]
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Ian Magruder joined me for a discussion of Landed, the San Francisco-based startup company he works for. When you sit down with Ian, you can really feel how excited he is about Landed’s work and its mission. The mission is simple: to help people buy a [...]
It wasn’t so long ago that the idea of legal, recreational marijuana in California was simply a pipe dream. For those of us who grew up with the war on drugs and “just say no,” the idea that one day recreational marijuana would be a legal and regulated [...]