The oldest “old boards, no cords” surfing event in Santa Cruz paddles back out to Pleasure Point this weekend with two days of longboard contests, paddleboard races and even, shockingly, some shortboard events for men and women. The Big Stick Surfing Association ladles on some extra aloha at this longboard convention, with proceeds from the […]
Photo: Alex is all smiles with his prized catch of Monterey Bay salmon Rockfish and lingcod season started out slow April 1st and is rapidly building momentum. Salmon season launched days later with hit and miss results. A few anglers started the season with rockfish and a new limit of 3 lingcod per angler. The […]
Young children scramble through the sand at Capitola beach on Saturday during the annual Easter egg hunt hosted by the Capitola Chamber of Commerce. (Kevin Johnson — Santa Cruz Sentinel) By Calvin Men, Santa Cruz Sentinel CAPITOLA >> Eggs were abound in the sands of Capitola for the annual Easter egg hunt. Hosted by the […]
Long Nguyen, left, holds the boat in place while his fishing partner prepares to pull the boat from the water on an unsuccessful sport 2014 salmon season opener at Santa Cruz harbor. (Jon Weiand — Santa Cruz Sentinel file) By Samantha Clark, Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ >> The recreational salmon season begins Saturday, and […]
Capitola Museum volunteer Niels Kisling arranges postcards in a new exhibit curated by Frank Perry showing Capitola depicted in postcards through time. (Dan Coyro — Santa Cruz Sentinel) By Jondi Gumz, Santa Cruz Sentinel CAPITOLA >> For anyone who has visited this seaside resort or bought a postcard to savor the memories, the new exhibit […]
Capitola GROUP SETS DEADLINE FOR PROPOSAL REQUESTS Women In Philanthropy, a United Way group focused on helping drive countywide youth success, announced a March 15 deadline for requests for proposals. The group will select qualified nonprofits serving Santa Cruz County to receive annual allocations of $10,000 to implement strategies that support local youth to succeed […]
Capitola: The Monte Foundation proposes to host a fireworks fundraiser for the city of Capitola on Oct. 11. The City Council will discuss the matter at 7 p.m. Thursday. The date for this show is a Sunday, a change from last year, when the Monte fireworks show was moved to Saturday night to accommodate a […]
David Castillo stirs a large pot of vegetarian chowder at the Clifford Farms booth during the 34th annual Santa Cruz Clam Chowder Cook-Off and Festival at the Boardwalk on Saturday. (Kevin Johnson — Santa Cruz Sentinel) By Calvin Men, Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ >> Ian Fiddes said he wanted to get a taste of […]
Photo- Tim Cattera Photography I guess the secret’s out! Capitola Beach is a popular, well loved destination for folks around the country. If you’d like to vote Capitola as the number one beach, follow this link: http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-california-beach/capitola-santa-cruz/ As of writing this, Capitola was coming in 2nd.
The Capitola City Council is seeking applications for a representative to fill a vacancy of an unexpired term ending November 2016 on the Community Television of Santa Cruz County Board of Directors. The appointee must be a resident of Capitola. Applications: http://www.cityofcapitola.org/ Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.