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This Week in Santa Cruz County

Lend a hand to Coastal Cleanup Day, celebrate Californio culture at the Mole and Mariachi Festival, join the Surf City AIDS Ride and explore the depths of the sea at Science Sunday.

Parks & Rec

Seacliff State Beach in Santa Cruz County. Eugene Zelenko photo.

Go Play Outside!

Seacliff State Beach is one of the cleanest in Santa Cruz County. When was the last time you were there? Click here to explore more beautiful Santa Cruz beaches and parks. Photo by Eugene Zelenko.

Eco News / Tromp Blog

Scotts Valley Police Chief John Weiss addresses a crowd at City Hall about enforcing California's new Three Foot Law. Photo by Diane Terry.

Three Foot Law Hurrah

Close calls between cyclists and cars are so yesterday.

Gear Review

O’Neill Psycho 3

TechnoButter 2 sounds like something you might get covered in at a rave. It’s not.


Smiling little girl on a boat, wearing a life jacket

Get Involved

Santa Cruz is bursting with organizations working for ecological causes and businesses striving to do the right thing. Take a look at our Green Org and Green Biz listings to learn more.
Photo courtesy O'Neill Sea Odyssey.

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