.April M. Short

December 12, 2012

Fixing The Formula

Loved ones question the hospital feeding formula given to local coma patient Patty Concannon faces an internal struggle every day over how to feed...
September 7, 2012

A Gardener’s Getaway

Flowers, fresh food and respite await at Cambria Pines Lodge Because your front yard gardens bloom so graciously all year round, I am going...
May 29, 2012

Inside Elections

County Clerk Gail Pellerin on navigating the 2012 primary Gail Pellerin has the best job in Santa Cruz County—or at least that’s how she...
January 10, 2012

A Westside Proposal

Local sports supporter proposes plan for new recreational park Felton resident John Golder is a lifelong sports enthusiast who says his three sons benefited...
October 26, 2011

Cannabis Crackdown

Local medical marijuana dispensaries face an uncertain future in face of government shutdowns In the spring of 2009, a neighborhood of sick people...
October 18, 2011

Relocated & Reinvigorated

The Resource Center for Nonviolence gets more elbow room in new seaside location Car horns honked in support as a procession of about 30...
October 11, 2011

Water in the Works

Why the approval of the Urban Water Management Plan was postponed On the evening of Oct. 3, as the first rain of the season...
October 5, 2011

Meters on the Mind

SmartMeter installations raise questions about enforcement in the county Forty-three counties in California have voted to oppose PG&E’s SmartMeters, and more than 10 counties...