Welcome To Santa Cruz

mystery spot sign

Santa Cruz, CA is one of the best kept secrets on the West Coast. But should we keep it that way? Ya, we probably should! Those of us who really love Santa Cruz will probably understand that I am half joking above. I am always amused when I hear Santa Cruz referred to as a […]

Santa Cruz Harbor Cam

We were just looking around over at LocalSantaCruz.com and saw on there weather page that it is an absolutely beautiful day on the Santa Cruz Harbor Cam. Santa Cruz Weather Santa Cruz is absolutely beautiful any time of the year, but there are always those perfect days that remind you that we have access to […]

Verdi’s Requiem by Santa Cruz Symphony

Originally posted at : Local Santa Cruz By Fleur Williams What makes Giuseppe Verdi one of the world’s most popular opera composers is his ability to create magnificent melodies that blend gracefully with the human voice. What makes the Santa Cruz Symphony (SCS) so widely respected is how brilliantly it interprets that virtuosity on the […]

The Fish Lady

Sharon got started in the seafood business as a young girl in Lafayette Louisiana, a city located along the Vermilion River. Here she learned all the tricks of the trade and became an expert of cooking seafood of all kinds to perfection. If you don’t believe what you’re reading, ask her for yourself, she is […]

Nourish Yoga

If you want a quality yoga experience for the best price you’re likely to find in this town, consider investing in a membership at Nourish Yoga. It’s located in downtown Santa Cruz on the corner of Cedar and Walnut. Nourish has won several “best” awards from the good times including “best yoga instructor” and “best […]

Frederick Street Park

There is much more to Frederick Street Park than a jungle gym to let the little ones run around on, although it has an excellent play area. Oddly enough, you can find Frederick Street Park on Frederick Street off of Soquel between Capitola Road and Seabright Avenue. It is a fairly large and safe, clean […]

Fins Coffee

An interesting fact about Fins is that it used to be a gas station called Beach City Gas Station. Over time they developed a coffee shop inside where the coffee was so good, people started to come just for a supreme cup of joe. The Gas station turned coffee and pastry shop is named after […]

The 515

If you find that you’re feeling fancy and have a hankering for a craft cocktail and some ornate appetizers, stop by the 515, conveniently named after its address on Cedar Street in downtown Santa Cruz. This place is definitely a community treasure and a local favorite. If you are visiting the area and are lucky […]

BRG Sports Job Listings in Scotts Valley

BRG Sports Jobs

BRG Sports, with brands like Bell Helmets, Riddell and Giro, is one of the largest employers in Santa Cruz. If fact, according to the California Employment Development Department they are one of the top 25 employers in Santa Cruz. We have posted resources for Job hunters before, and thought that a link to BRG’s employment […]

Taqueria Tepeque

Everyone has their favorite taqueria in town; here is one you may not have heard of. Taqueria Tepeque is a jewel among others, hidden in the Brown Ranch shopping center on Clare’s Street across from the Capitola Mall; better known for containing Trader Joe’s, Game Stop, and Bed Bath and Beyond. This taqueria is a […]

Assembly

If you are in the mood for something unique and delicious with high quality ingredients for lunch or dinner, give Assembly a try. It is located on Pacific Avenue, just between Hoffman’s and Kianti’s. Assembly is fairly new to Santa Cruz; opened recently by the owners of Penny’s Ice creamery (where they get most of […]