The healthy 110-year-old tree near the sidewalk at 407 Broadway in Santa Cruz is a Red Horse Chestnut, and slated to be cut down for a Hyatt Place Hotel.
A hike to China Flat with my dad. It was a beautiful day, and the flowers were blooming!
The Santa Cruz Bike Party is gaining popularity, and part of a larger movement. San José Bike Party is the most famous, with thousands of cyclists riding through what they describe as “one of the most eminently bikeable cities in…
Environmental advocates demonstrated in Santa Cruz, and across the U.S., calling on President Obama to reject the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.
I was an undergraduate student at UCSC when I first visited Fall Creek on a field trip with my Environmental Interpretation class taught by Jenny Anderson.
Participants arrived ready to work, but also motivated to haul home tubs of apples and jugs of juice for drinking or fermenting into hard cider.
Ron, a Westside homeowner, said that this year's crop of oranges was the most tasty and abundant in the tree's lifetime.
Lighthouse Point is a fun location for photography, as the sun rises and sets over the Monterey Bay, and a constantly changing pattern of light dances off the rolling waves.
September 15 was Coastal Cleanup Day 2012 in the Monterey Bay. At Seabright Beach in Santa Cruz, volunteers included local families as well as teachers and students from schools in Cupertino, Fremont and San José.
On August 25, Tarah Locke, Patti Bond and Melissa DeVera, tabled for GMO-Free Santa Cruz and Yes on Prop 37 at the 2012 Wellness Fair in downtown Santa Cruz.