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[Sponsored Post] The Redwood Mountain Faire is a remarkable music and arts festival in the Santa Cruz Mountains, an easy drive from anywhere in the Bay Area. The 9th annual festival features 22 bands on two stages, juried fine arts and crafts, great children’s activities, local microbrews, Santa Cruz Mountain wines and ciders, great food —…
When I told people I was riding my bicycle 545 miles for a charity, most people responded with “that’s crazy” or some similar sentiment. And they were right; it takes a certain amount of insanity to devote every weekend for about half a year to train and ride and become a cyclist for AIDS/LifeCycle. AIDS/LifeCycle…
If the name Felix Kulpa Gallery & Sculpture Garden doesn’t quite ring familiar, the sight of it might. A tall chainlink fence surrounding a white gravel yard, industrial objects strewn about and an unassuming building squatting in the back—it could almost pass for a junkyard if not for its prime downtown location. But get a…
Succulent. The name says a lot. But it doesn’t reveal everything about these wildly compelling botanicals that surrender to even the least-green thumb. Thick-skinned and juicy, these intriguing plants sit somewhere on the sliding botanical scale between dry, spiky cacti and delicate leaf-bearing flora. Succulents love to preserve moisture deep inside their curious, pliant bodies.…
When Sylvia Grape’s “dear Ma” grounded her for five months in high school, she had no idea it would lead to a profession as a singer-songwriter. The old guitar lying around the house took on a certain sparkle. “I just picked it up and started fiddling with it,” Grape says. She’d found a companion in…
One Saturday, when the chill had not quite worn off the morning and it was still likely that rain might ruin the weekend, my boyfriend Mike and I started planning what to plant in our garden. He’s the one with all of the know-how and experience, so I just put in requests. We knew he…
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Alex Johnson Of David Lyng Real Estate
Alex Johnson of David Lyng Real Estate is your premier Santa Cruz County home buying resource. A lifetime resident of Santa Cruz County, Alex knows the ins and outs of the Santa Cruz neighborhoods and homes that you are interested in.
West Cliff Inn - A Four Sisters Inn
The West Cliff Inn is a stunning luxury oceanside hotel from the Four Sisters Inns.
Learn about California's own rain forest, the coastal redwoods, during this train ride through the woods.
Excursions aboard the Chardonnay II are perfect for any age group and fun for everyone from seasoned sailors to first-time adventures.
Kayak Connection is your Sea Kayaking and Stand-Up Paddling resource for the Monterey Bay. We have two locations in Santa Cruz and in Moss Landing at the Elkhorn Slough where we have multiple tours available for local adventures.
Mount Hermon Adventures
Mount Hermon Adventures is home to the world-famous Redwood Canopy Tours zip line tour, Sequoia Aerial Adventure course, Team Building programs and more!
Barry Swenson Builder
BSB has a constantly changing inventory of quality properties for lease or sale to suit any business need. View available land, office and warehouse space now.
Flynn's Cabaret & Steakhouse
Flynn's Cabaret and Steakhouse is a multi-genre club concert venue, restaurant and bar, attracting music lovers from all over Santa Cruz County, Central and Northern California and beyond.
Best Western Seacliff Inn
Minutes from beautiful beaches, relaxing accommodations, attentive service, and memories that last forever!
Chaminade Resort & Spa
With a stay at Chaminade Resort & Spa in Santa Cruz, you'll be by the ocean and convenient to DeLaveaga Golf Course and Mystery Spot.
Ideal Bar & Grill
Fun, family friendly dining with a beautiful view of Santa Cruz Main beach and the Municipal Wharf! We offer seating both inside and on our sunny deck! Come down and try our award winning clam chowder today!
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