Page 1

Aptos Adopt-A-Family

Full Story page 5

Building the Perfect Partnership

Full Story page 17

SqCWD Trying to Find New Course

Full Story page 6

Proudly Presenting our New WebSite

Sanctuary Scenic Trail Network

Featured Artist of the Month


Jim Cyb

Specializing in Shorebird Photography

Hannah Smalltree will be performing both days; singing and playing her Ukulele

Saturday, November 9 Monterey Bay Sea Salt Co

with Proprietor Robert Kirkland Blend your own sea salt made from our Monterey Bay water along with herbs & spices from local organic farms. The Holidays are just around the corner, create a blend for yourself or to share. Cost is $6.50

Twins Kitchen

with Proprietor Peggy Dillon Come sample some delicious locally made jams: just a few to mention- Strawberry Jalapeno; Santa Rosa Plum with 5 Spice; Blenheim Apricot with Sage. Fabulous to top cheese, cheesecake and to incorporate in your own recipes.

Featuring Local Artists & Local Gourmet Foods

We will also have some other of our other local artisan food products available to sample, including Belle Farms Olive Oil, they grow the olives locally and press their olives. They have been making olive oil in Santa Cruz County for over 10 years.

Saturday, November 23

Neno Villamor: Low Relief Artist

Neno will have mini molds and a bucket of pulp (paper) for you to create your own casting in paper. Your piece will be wet; however, you will able to take your creation home in a paper cup and you can set it on a counter top to dry.

Pieces of Chocolate

with Proprietor Michael Barnes While attending Cordon Bleu Culinary School, Michael made the decision to concentrate on being a Chocolatier, and boy are we lucky he did. His chocolates were created in a bite size to pair with wine. With or without wine, his chocolates are phenominal. Come sample Cioccolato 54 with Sea Salt or Cioccolato infused with Ghost Pepper and more!

Goose’s Goodies handmade Toffee

with Proprietor Marci Prolo Marci is a 4th Generation Santa Cruz County resident and is finalling fulfilling her dream of sharing her handmade toffees and they are now available for purchase in our shop. Come try her Dark Chocolate Cashew Toffee with Sea Salt or Espresso Toffee and more!

Richard Beckmann will be the featured artist for December

Bruzzone Winery, Scotts Valley

We will be pairing Bruzzone Chardonnay and Pinot Noir with the Chocolate and Toffee tastings. Fabulous local wines and vineyards.

Winter Hours

Peace, Love & Sandy Feet!

Mon-Fri: 11-6 ->Ì\ÊÊ££‡ÇÊUÊ-՘\ÊÊ££‡x

The Holidays are just around the corner and we have over 50 Local Artists work and over 12 Local Food Artisans Products. Remember to support your local Businesses and Artists. See you soon!

115 San Jose Ave., Capitola Village (In the Mercantile)

831-359-7311 2 / November 2013 / Capitola Soquel Times



Table of Contents



Volume 18

No. 11

Cover Sanctuary Scenic Trail Network 5 6 7

Community News by Noel Smith

8 9 10 11 by Noel Smith

12 13 15

Six locations in Northern California Construction & Industrial Equipment Rentals Small Equipment & Tool Rentals New & Used Equipment for Sale Your only stop for all your equipment rental needs

18 19 23

8 14

New In Town Local Sports By Michael Oppenheimer


Business Profile by Jon Chown #OMMUNITY#ALENDARs!RTS%NTERTAINMENTn -ONTHLY(OROSCOPEs Burton, Astrologer©


29 -






Featured Columnists by Henry Castaniada


by Dr. Carol Shwery and Dr. Lonna Larsh

22 22 25 26 27 30

28 - 29


by Noreen Santaluce by Camille Smith By Katie Volat, DVM by Robert Francis by Gina Velez, CVRA Capitola Village Residents’ Association By Zach Friend, Supervisor 2nd District 30#!&EATURED0ETs


Capitola Soquel Times / November 2013 / 3

Patrice Edwards Lindsay Nelson Noel Smith

publisher publisher’s assistant

“Scenic Trail” from page 1


contributing writers Noel Smith, Jon Chown, Annabel Burton, Henry Castaniada, Michael Oppenheimer, Noreen Santaluce, Camille Smith, Carol Shwery, Lonna Larsh, Katie Volat, Robert Francis, Gina Velez, Zach Friend layout Michael Oppenheimer, Whitney Wilde graphic artists Whitney Wilde, Michael Oppenheimer production coordinator Sandra Gonzalez advertising sales Don Beaumont, Jackie Hinds, Judie Block, Michelle Hayes, Steve Sierra office coordinator Cathe Race distribution Bill Pooley, Jana Mears

Times Publishing Group, Inc. 9601 Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA 95003 The Times Publishing Group, Inc., publishers of the Aptos Times, a bi-weekly publication, the Capitola Times and Scotts Valley Times, each printed monthly, Coastal Weddings Magazine, Coastal Home and Garden Magazine, Aptos’ Fourth of July Parade Official Program Guide and Capitola’s Begonia Festival Official Program Guide, is owned by Patrice Edwards. Entire contents ©2013. All rights reserved. Reproduction in any form is prohibited without the publisher’s written permission PHONE: (831) 688-7549 FAX: (831) 688-7551 GENERAL E-MAIL: Patrice Edwards: Publisher’s Assistant: Editor: Opinions/Letters: Calendar Listings: Graphics Department: Billing Inquiries: Classified Sales: Production: CHECK OUT OUR WEB SITE AT: distribution We at the Times Publishing Group, Inc. are dedicated to providing a voice for the individuals and organizations in our community while highlighting the outstanding accomplishments of our local businesses. We seek to promote healthy family values through our coverage of youth activities, school news, senior events, community groups and entertainment 4 / November 2013 / Capitola Soquel Times

For more information about the Trail Network project, please view the Trail Network project website. Please check this site for the RTC agenda packet or sign up for the RTC’s agenda packets are posted online.

Aptos Adopt-A-Family: Making a Difference in a Time of Need!

2013 is our 20th year providing for families in hardship

“I will always be grateful because God sent angels to

“Adopt-A-Family” page 7

What would you CHANGE about your HEALTH? energy? drive?



Thousands have done it without medication. Now you can do it too!

How Can We Grow Your Business? Business Lending. Full Service Banking. “Santa Cruz County Bank has met our unique financing needs for the past 10 years. They’ve come through for us every time with ease and expertise; from refinancing a south county plant, to providing financing for our cement trucks. We enjoy working with a local bank that provides face to face, personalized service and local decision making.”

Call us to discover how to live healthier and longer. Change your health today and start living! DR. CAROL SHWERY & DR. LONNA LARSH Integrative Medicine at its Finest!

Call TODAY for a complimentary consultation


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- Scott French, President, Las Animas Concrete

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By Noel Smith


To comment on this story go to the online version at or email

809 Bay Ave.

25% OFF FIRST FOUR (4) MONTHS On Selected Units* No commitments/month-to-month lease

Locally Owned and Operated

(831) 465.0600 809 Bay Avenue, Suite H Capitola, CA 95010 (In the Nob Hill Shopping Center) *See Store Manager for Details. 6 / November 2013 / Capitola Soquel Times

National Memory Screening Day


Note: A memory screening is not used to diagnose any particular illness and does not replace consulphysician or other healthcare professional.

For more information about National Memory Screening Day, call (toll free) 866-2328484 or visit

Rio Del Mar Mexican Cuisine CUERVO GOLD MARGARITAS!

Full Bar!

Fine Mexican Food

November Special Every Tuesday is

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“Adopt-A-Family� from page 5




*with a purchase of one beverage, some restrictions apply You can help! Call Aptos Adopt-A-Family at 688-7549 to refer someone. To send a donation: Aptos Adopt-AFamily c/o Times Publishing Group — 9601 Soquel Drive — Aptos, CA 95003.

Coupon must be present at time of order.

Expires 11/30/2013


Capitola Soquel Times / November 2013 / 7

Thrive Natural Medicine

Cabrillo Gallery Award Exhibition

Works By David Fleming and Diane R. Ritch are on display November 8 thru December 13 Reception & Artist’s Talk Thursday, Nov 7, 5:30 p.m.

From left: Dr. Irene Valencia, Dr. Holly German, and Dr. Juli Mazi.

Thrive Natural Medicine is located at 2840 Park Avenue in Soquel between Soquel Drive and Highway 1. Open Monday-Friday 9am – 5pm. Call for a free 15min Consultation today (831)515-8699.

Exhibit runs November 8 - December 13. Artist’s Reception: Thursday, November 7, 5:30 p.m. Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM - 4:00 p.m. and Monday and Tuesday evenings 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Parking can be found in any of the numerous metered parking areas. The Cabrillo Gallery is located in the Library building, room #1002, in the center of the uphill side of the Cabrillo College campus.

8 / November 2013 / Capitola Soquel Times

Cabrillo Theatre Arts Presents

‘25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’

Play Runs November 9 through 24 at the Cabrillo Crocker Theater

“Spelling Bee” page 10 Photo Credit: Steve DiBartolomeo

The Coldwell Banker Crew (from left): Jennifer Walker, Pam Samuelson, Sheri, Jessica, Lauren Greene, Randy Brown, Laura Fernandez, Alissa Withrow.

Bargain hunters at he Friends book sale book sale last May Capitola Soquel Times / November 2013 / 9

Dominican Hospital Receives Health Grades: Five-Star Rating In Four Areas SANTA CRUZ —

Dominican Hospital has received several recognitions from Healthgrades, including:

SCoTTS VAlley —

The Thrill Of The Hunt!

New Inventory Everyday! NEW WINTER HOURS: Mon–Sat 10:30am to 5:30pm

Lots of NEW Accessories

THE WARDROBE Women’s Clothing and Accessories Select Consignment For Resale 10 / November 2013 / Capitola Soquel Times

“Spelling Bee” from page 9

Please Call for an appointment to consign


Brown Ranch Marketplace Cabrillo




presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee November 9 – 24 Friday & Saturday Nights at 7:30 p.m. Sunday Matinees at 2:00 PM Youth Performance, Friday, November 15 at 10:00 a.m. Where: Cabrillo Crocker Theater, 6500 Soquel Drive, Aptos Tickets: 831-479-6154 or www.cabrillovapa. com $19 General, $17 Students/Seniors, $12 Children Under 10, $9 w/Student Activity Card.

Endings and Beginnings

Marc Monte looks to the future for the Monte Foundation By Noel Smith

Marc Monte

To comment on this story go to the online version at www. or email

Capitola Soquel Times / November 2013 / 11

DANCESynergy in Aptos Presents

‘It’s Santa Cruz Tonight!’

“It’s Santa Cruz Tonight!” A musical revue in the Cabaret Style presented by DANCESynergy Dance Studio; 9055 Soquel Drive, Aptos, 95003 Free Parking Two Weekends only – Fridays November 8 & 15 at Sunday November 10 at 2:30 pm & 6:00 pm Reservations are required for all 8 performances $40 for show $30 for Seniors – Matinee only. Wine & cheese included in ticket price For reservations, call (831) 359-1630. For tickets online:


Your Financing Expert

Tom Vinson

Senior Loan Officer

Jessica Manzano Executive Assistant

Phone: 925.249.3809 Phone: 925.249.3812 Fax: 877.541.1196 Cell: 831.251.6382 Email: EFax: 1.855.288.2600 CA DRE License # 1738413 NMLS # 247016 Email:

12 / November 2013 / Capitola Soquel Times

Bruce & Jeri Oneto, and Talitha (Tai) Stills San Lorenzo Valley Locals Honorees for the 2013 Hammer-Marcum Award

Talitha (Tai) Stills

Free childcare is available; please indicate you will need it when you RSVP. To help planning, RSVP by October 20. You may send $12 to the Valley Women’s Club, PO Box 574, Ben Lomond, CA 95005; reserve by email to, or call Nancy Macy, 3386578. Scholarships to attend are available if the cost is prohibitive.

Jerry & Bruce Oneto

Capitola Soquel Times / November 2013 / 13

Keeping Her Head Above Water Harbor High’s Eve Okamura Commutes from Pool to Pool By Michael Oppenheimer

A Eve Okamura

Located in

I had a GREAT workout and an amazing FACIAL!

Harbor High School girls varsity water polo head coach Eve Okamura talks to her team at the beginning of practice.

“Okamura” page 21


4641 Soquel Drive, Soquel (At the corner of Porter and Soquel)

Football I FEEL GREAT!!

Harbor Season Record (1-6, SCCAL 1-2)

Harbor Scoring:

(October 25 @ Santa Cruz) Harbor Stats:


(October 11 @ Home) Stats:

Harbor Scoring:

(October 4 @ Aptos)

“Scoreboard” page 24 14 / November 2013 / Capitola Soquel Times

Local Shoe Company Hosts Nov. 1 Event

From left: Kelsey Wolf, Ricky Gutierrez, Ellen Gil (owner), Nathaniel Wallner, June Rose Guerra, Eric Gil (owner), Hunter Gil (son) and Lee Sylvia.

Featuring All Fresh Seafood-Steak-Pasta

Full Bar Happy Hour Every Day


Dining Hours

Monday – Friday

Lunch: 11:30-2:30 U Dinner: 5-Close Saturday & Sunday 3-Close

831.728.3333 10% Discount Lunch & Dinner Thru 11/20/13 U

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Open Monday thru Saturday 10 to 6pm Sunday 12 to 5pm

(831) 464-8181

6-/Ê"1,Ê 7Ê" /" t 806 Ocean St., S.C., CA 95060 Capitola Soquel Times / November 2013 / 15

CAPITOLA SELF STORAGE A Place for Everything

By Jon Chown

Joshua Nathan sits underneath a monitor for the security of the tenants and beside a toy “Obsessive Compulsive” doll that was given to his staff by a tenant as a joke to highlight how clean the facility is.

->˜Ì>Ê ÀÕâÊ œÕ˜ÌÞ½ÃÊ>ۜÀˆÌi œÀÌ}>}iÊ ÀœŽiÀ Serving Local Residents for over 15 Years Specializing in Residential Purchase and Refinance

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NMLS# 280606


Building the Perfect Partnership in Soquel School District A


“Partnership” page 21

There is a better way to learn

discover it at our brand new location.

Rain or Shine... We’ve got you covered!

Custo Outd m Kitch oor Equip en & m Cove ent rs

Awnings, Canopies & Solar Screens

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Kumon Math & Reading Center of Aptos 8035 Soquel Dr., Ste. 43 Aptos, CA 95003 831.345.8377 Every new Kumon registration will provide 50 MEALS to families in our comunity through Second Harvest Food Bank


MATH. READING. SUCCESS. 1-800-ABC-MATH Capitola Soquel Times / November 2013 / 17

Journeys in Silence: Piano Music for Meditation

The complete 28-part magnum opus of Federico Mompou’s Musica Callada (“Silent Music”) Sunday, November 10th at 3:00 PM, First Congregational Church, Santa Cruz Tickets 831-539-0000 or at the door

thrive natural medicine presents

Vitamin B12 Fridays Every Friday 3-6pm Discounted B12 Shots for just $15

B12 supports energy, sleep, mood, immunity, and the body’s ability to handle stress.

Other services we offer include: v Naturopathic Medicine v Rolfing & Rolf Movement v Acupuncture v Massage Therapy v Energy Work v IV Therapy

Call today for a free 15 Minute Consultation

831.515.8699 2840 Park Avenue Soquel, CA 95073 18 / November 2013 / Capitola Soquel Times

For more information, visit or journeys-in-silence

Tom Brezsny Joins The Sereno Group loS


To contact Tom Brezsny call Direct: (831) 818-1431. Websites: or

Medical Marijuana Visits — Get Expert Advice Deborah Malka MD

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Between Rio Del Mar & Freedom Blvds. Temperature-Controlled Storage Large Units Available On Sale for the Month of November

3711 Soquel Dr, 95073

Just west of 41st Ave., next to Honda dealer

Large Drive-Up Units Available

New Expanded Facility Opening Soon!


445 Herman Ave, 95076 Holm Rd. (Off Airport Blvd.) Capitola Soquel Times / November 2013 / 19

Fall, Food and Health Dr. Carol Shwery and Dr. Lonna Larsh

Make sure you get dictate your waking and sleep cycle sure your immune system is being fed 1 large garlic clove 2 cups water, pure 3 tablespoons white miso 4 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 to 1 teaspoon fresh jalapeño pepper 6 ounces spinach, fresh, (3 cups, pressed in cup) 1 cup raw macadamia nuts, soaked, rinsed and drained *Garnish: 6 spinach leaves (optional) *Garnish: 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest (optional) 1. 2.




Same Great Club - New Name! Heated Swimming Pool Water Aerobics Every Day Hot Tub, Steam Room, Sauna Spin Cycling Classes Boot Camp Workouts Beginning Yoga & Chair Yoga



Circuit & Stretch Classes Cardio/Strength Equipment FREE Personal Training Chi Pilates Pilates Fusion Cardio Muscle and Much More!


Enrollment!!! ExPIRES 11-15-13

book VEGAN BITE BY BITE by Marilyn Peterson

Happy Hour Monday-Friday 3-6pm

All Night Thursdays

$4 well drinks $3 beers Discounted Apps!*


LOCALLY owned & operated!

475-1500 s 816 Bay Avenue, across from Nob Hill 20 / November 2013 / Capitola Soquel Times


831.476.2263 231 Esplanade Capitola Village

Free Entrée

FOR DESIGNATED DRIVERS! Approx. $12-18 value For parties of 4 or more.

“Okamura� from page 14

“Partnership� from page 17

Cozy & Casual Wine Bar

Over 120 local and California boutique wines Also featuring local microbrews, wifi & sports


Capitola Soquel Times / November 2013 / 21

New Project Completed By 90+ Club

By Noreen Santaluce


AGE 65 OR MORE? Rates as low as




Planning Session For Ninety Plus Club: Front row (from left): Cover artist Phyllis Kidney, Club founder Noreen Santaluce. Around the Table (from left): Beth Godat, Virginia L. Vogel, Sylvia Stolzberg, Ken Stewart, Cecilia Novak, Mildred Dickinson, Elizabeth Taylor, Pat Mummey, Beth Calloway, Connie Faucher, Helga Schmidt, Sena Knornschilde, Ellen Smith.

Call Noreen Santaluce for information 427-9828

Per month*

*Age 65 Plan F High Deductible Medicare Supplement

We have all the new rates and plans for all companies

Call Us Today!

831-464-7330 Suess Insurance 331 Capitola Ave., Ste. D, Capitola Village

Email: Website: CA License #0G13459

Family Owned since 1975 Member of Think Local First

“Drivers� page 31 22 / November 2013 / Capitola Soquel Times

Seventh Annual ‘Be the Difference’ Awards a tiny loaned space downtown respected Volunteer Centers in 3 facilities and nearly 10,000 volunteers engaged in volunteer

Karen Delaney

For more information about the Volunteer Center visit

Saturday, Nov. 16 Sunday, Nov. 17 10 am to 4 pm with a special preview for AHA members Saturday morning at 9:30 Aromas Grange Corner of Rose and Blohm.

For more information, call Linda: 726-1786 Capitola Soquel Times / November 2013 / 23

“Scoreboard” from page 14 Soquel Season Record (4-3, SCCAL 1-1) Scotts Valley 18 – Soquel 14 (October 18 @ Soquel)

Soquel 35 – St. Francis 19 (October 12 @ St. Francis)

Soquel Season Record (17-5, SCCAL 11-1) (October 24 @ St Francis) (October 22 @ Soquel) (October17 @ Mt. Madonna) Soquel def. Aptos 3-2 (October 15 @ Home) Soquel Scoring:

(October 4 @ Home) Harbor player scores against Stevenson

Water Polo Girls Volleyball Harbor Season Record (14-18, SCCAL 8-4)

Boys Soquel Season Record (14-4, SCCAL 9-0) St. Ignatius 10 – Soquel 9 (October 26 @ Neutral Site)

Girls Soquel Season Record (4-1, SCCAL 1-0) (October 8 @ Away) Soquel Scoring:

(October 24 @ Away) (October 15 @ Away) Soquel Scoring: (October 22 @ Home) (October 17 @ Away) (October 15 @ Away)

24 / November 2013 / Capitola Soquel Times

Soquel 18 – Salinas 8 (October 10 @ Home) Soquel Scoring:

Harbor Season Record (7-2, SCCAL 2-2) (October 15 @ Away) (October 10 @ Away) (October 8 @ Away)

(October 26 @ Away) Soquel 10 – Presentation 3 (October 18 @ Neutral Site) (October 18 @ Neutral Site) Harbor Season Record: (0-3, SCCAL 0-1) (October 10 @ Away) (October 8 @ Away) (October 1 @ Away)

Golden Rules for Your Pet’s Golden Years By Katie Volat, DVM

O “Golden Years” page 31

21st Century

4. Pain management.





1. Measured with a penny? 6. *Carrie Bradshaw and Mr. ___ hit silver screen in ‘08 9. “Ali ___ and the 40 Thieves” 13. Twilled woolen fabric 14. Australian flightless bird 15. _____ Mara in Africa 16. Like pre-Christian religion 17. Often measured on the dash 18. One born under Aries 19. *Lance’s offense 21. *Influenza health scare

23. E in CE or BCE 24. Where the road splits 25. Scot’s woolen cap 28. Walkie-talkie word 30. Saudi Arabia’s neighbor 35. Color wheel elements 37. Seed covering 39. Native American fruit 40. In neutral 41. Reasoned judgement 43. Frost 44. *Segway user 46. Gilbert of “Roseanne” 47. Subway in U.K. 48. Crashed or slept 50. ____ Bell 52. Top engineering school 53. Detest 55. Make a scene 57. *U.S. enemy 61. *Kind of media 64. “El Capitan” composer 65. Pressure unit

9. Shakespeare, e.g. 10. “In your dreams!” 11. Worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples 12. Hokkaido native 15. Price minus cost 20. Maryland Academy 22. Rub the wrong way 24. War vessel

"7 25. *Current millennium, Cooking unit e.g. *What people do on a 26. *What an iPod delivers Kindle 27. Blends Therefore or 29. Aphrodite’s son consequently 31. Result of kissing a Open-mouthed frog *”Meet the Fockers” 32. Celery, technically star 33. Iambus, pl. Titanic’s cause of 34. *Succinct public sinking message Mischief-maker 36. Witnesses New Orleans 38. *Italy stopped using it restaurant staple in 2002

67. Disconnected 69. Deadly snake of southeastern Asia 70. Reef dweller 71. Olive branch meaning 72. ___ _ good example 73. Backstabber 74. Mandarin’s headquarters 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

42. Chocolate source 45. Fix leftovers 49. *Prince William became one in 2013 51. *______ Wall Street 54. Common candle shape 56. Fungal skin infection 57. Requests 58. Paul Bunyan story, e.g. 59. Arabian tea 60. *Kim Jong-un’s part of the world 61. Deposited by a river 62. Comic Sandler 63. Head vermin 66. Last word of “America, the Beautiful” 68. Bear cave © Statepoint Media

Answers on 31 »

Capitola Soquel Times / November 2013 / 25

By Robert Francis

New novels for some easy reading… Mrs. Poe By Lynn Cullen Gallery Books. $26 (Rating: Very Good)

Spider Woman’s Daughter By Anne Hillerman Harper. $26.99 (Rating-Very Good)

The Widow’s Walk League By Nancy Lynn Jarvis Good reads Mysteries. $12,95 (Rating: Very Good)

The Fallen Angel By Daniel Silva Harper. $9.99. (Rating: Excellent)


Cut to the Bone William Morrow. $26.99 (Rating: Good)


26 / November 2013 / Capitola Soquel Times

CVRA Interview: Steve Jesberg Gina Velez, CVRA Capitola Village Residents’ Association

A Steve Jesberg

Capitola Soquel Times / November 2013 / 27

Capitola-Soquel Chamber Events


West side stores)

p.m., third Wednesday of the Freedom Blvd. Watsonville


Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration

October 2: War Crisis

Featured recipes are posted on the New Leaf Community blog at To RSVP call 761-2956 Ext. 102, or email For a meeting near you call (888) 374-1164 or email Mondays, Wednesdays, Second Tuesdays each month and Thursdays Visit Free Job Seek Workshop! Co-dependents Anonymous California.html for more information. 6:00pm-7:00pm, Gateway Bible Church, 5000 Granite Creek Rd. Scotts Valley. For more inforSchool Board Openings mation, visit

Thursday November 14

PFLAG (Parents, Families, and

Mixer @ Zizzo’s Coffee

For a schedule and more information, go to or e-mail or call (831) 469-6096.

& “Vino Zizzo!” - A Coffeehouse & Wine Bar

Second and Fourth Mondays First and Third Wednesdays

Alzheimers Support Groups

Friends of Lesbians and Gays)

7:00pm-9:00pm, 900 High St. First Congregational Church of Santa Cruz To learn more, call (831) 427-

Women Care Drop in Cancer Support


Drop-ins welcome. For more information, call 831-335-3693.

TOPS Club, Inc. in Felton

Ongoing Events

PROFILE of Santa Cruz

No registration required, please 9:00am-12:30pm, 2045 40th Ave. call (831) 430-3000 Clares St. Capitola

First Tuesdays each month

Tail Wagging World of Dog Ownership

Meal Solution Mondays


Natural Resources Secretary John Laird Talk about Water in California 10:00 am, Louden Nelson Community Center, 301 Center St.

Saturday November 2

Natural Resources Secretary John Laird Talk about Water in California

10:00 am, Louden Nelson Com8:00 -12:00pm at Cabrillo College, munity Center, 301 Center St. Aptos.

7:00pm, Soquel Creek Water District Headquarters, 5180 Soquel Dr. Soquel

Visit for more info.

Saturday November 2

For more information or to make a reservation, call Eileen Cross at or call (831) 402-5213.

Wednesday November 6

Scotts Valley Farmer’s Market A view from the cockpit: 9a.m.-1p.m. SV Community Center, September 11th, 2001

1:30pm-2:30 pm, 980 Freedom St. 360 Kings Village Drive Monterey

12-1:30 p.m. at Seascape Golf Course. Third Saturdays of Each Month Contact Chuck at 831-462-6092 Hopeful and Naturally Healing or e-mail for Lectures are free. For more Peer Support Group more information. 3:00pm-5:00pm, 12855 Boulder information, call (831) 646-4224. St. Boulder Creek

Second Thursdays each month

Monday November 11

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Vetrans Day Dinner

Doors open at 5:30 pm, Resurrection Church Knights of Colombus at Markey Hall, 7600 Soquel Dr. Aptos

Second and Fourth Thursdays

Cabrillo Host Lions Club

7:00pm at the Cabrillo Community Center, Aptos Village Park, 100 Aptos Creek Rd.

Overeaters Anonymous

Please RSVP if possible: for more information e-mail


6:30-7:30pm at Teach by the Beach #50 Rancho Del Mar, Aptos For more information, call (831) 429-7906

Over-Eaters Anonymous 9:00am-10:15am, Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center, 2900 Chanticleer Ave. Sc.

First Wednesday each month


The cost is $15 for adults, and $7 for children. Proceeds raised by this event will go to support charities such as hospice. Reservations can be made by calling Jerry at (831) 684-2879 or by e-mailing No tickets will be sold at the door.

6:30pm at the Santa Cruz SPCA, Adoption/Child Welfare Orientation Wednesday November 20 Third Thursday each month 6:00pm- 8:00pm 1400 Emeline 2685 Chanticleer Ave., Santa Legislating Medicare: What’s Cruz (cross street is Soquel Ave.). Avenue room 206, Santa Cruz. 7:00pm, Firehouse on Soquel Dr. Aptos Free childcare with advance happening now? What are they reservation by 5pm, Fridays. Call planning for the future? First Tuesdays and (831) 429-7906. 1:30pm-2:30 pm,980 Freedom St. Third Wednesdays each month Call (831) 332-8221 for more Monterey information. Orientations to Become

Advocates for Children

To register to one of the meeting 4:00pm-6:00pm, New Leaf Com- Tuesday of month (for location and for directions, please call munity Markets, 1210 41st Ave. details contact Danielle at 761Capitola (Also down town and at 2956 X102) South County, 5:30-7 454-4687.

28 / November 2013 / Capitola Soquel Times

Meeting Schedule for the SCWD2 Task Force


For more information, call (831) 475-9804

For further information, call 335-3510, visit or just visit any Wednesday.


For more information, call the Capitola-Soquel Chamber at 831.475.6522.

Third Wednesdays

For more information, please call (831) 430-3000.

6:30 pm, 2259 7th Ave. Santa Cruz

Deadline to apply for the Violet Thursday November 21 Richardson Award is December 1, For more information or to Open House & Ribbon Cutting 2013. Applications are available on the register call (831) 457-2273 SI website at @ Art Inspired The winning recipient will be honored Drop in Grief Support 5 – 7 p.m., 409-A Capitola Avenue at an awards dinner in March, 2014. 6:00pm at Aegis, 125 Heather Terrance, Aptos

at (831) 479-0393 or visit www.

Any Questions, contact Judy Brenis at (831) 818-9619.

Capitola-Aptos Rotary Club Meeting Tuesdays

12:00 pm


Dated Events

For more information or to make a reservation, call Eileen Cross at or call (831) 402-5213.

6:30-8:00pm Aptos Fire Station on Soquel Dr.


Seeking Applicants for Young Women’s Volunteer Award

11:30 am – 1:00 pm, 1750 Wharf Road Capitola, CA

Santa Cruz/ Monterey Bay Branch ADHD Support Group Meetings


The application deadline is Friday, Monday: 2:00 - 3:30pm Speak for Success Wednesday: 5:30 – 7:00pm November 8th, at 5:00pm. 12:00pm-1:00pm, St. Philip’s Conference Room at Elena Baskin/ Episcopal Church, 5271 Scotts Live Oak Senior Center, 1777-A Valley Drive, Scotts Valley. California Soroptimists Capitola Road, Santa Cruz.

Networking Lunch @ Shadowbrook Restaurant

Saturday November 30

Drop-in Grief Support

12:00pm, Hospice of Santa Cruz For more information, visit http:// County

Thrive Natural Medicine, 2-6 pm

Tuesday November 19

Freedom Forum Presents: Constitution Classes

7:00pm, Quaker Friends Meeting For more info call 426-1868 FREE House, 225 Rooney St. Santa Cruz

Saturday November 9

$5 Capitola-Soquel Chamber Members; $10 Non-members.

Second and Fourth Wednesdays Ave, Soquel Dr. Santa Cruz.

Church Bible Study/Worship


Clutterers Anonymous 5:30-6:45 Sutter Maternity & Surgical Center, 2900 Chanticleer

9:45am: Bible Study; 11:00: Worship, First Baptist Church 7565 Sunset Way, Aptos Lectures are free. For more information, call (831) 646-4224.

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Announcements Calling All Artists!

Last Thursdays each month

Monthly Argentine Tango at Star Bene Italian/Argentine Restarante

Saturday November 16

Gold Standard Chorus Presents: Happy Trails

4:30pm-9:30pm, Star Bene Italian/Argentene Restarante,

7:00pm, Santa Cruz Highschool Auditorium ,415 Walnut Ave.

Evening performance will only be appropriate for those over 12 years. Private instruction and classes by Adults are $15 in advance $20 at arrangement. For more information, the door. Children under 12 are $10. More information available For more information, visit call Michael (831) 239-2247. at To purchase tickets, visit brownpaperFirst Fridays each month

First Friday Art Tour

Saturday November 16 Saturday November 2 Sunday November 17 Poppy Farm Fair and Bluegrass Jubilee

Any questions, call (831) 438-1000.

Ongoing Events Bob Finegan’s Wooden Box Show at Aptos Library



Aromas Hills Artisans Presents: Holiday Art Festival

10:00pm-5:00pm, Native Revival 10:00am-4:00pm, Aromas Hill Nursery, 2600 Mar Visa Dr. Aptos Artisans in a First Friday art tour, visit


galleries are open 12-9 pm for First Friday viewings.)

Wednesday November 20

Second Fridays each month Everyday


Freedom Forum Presents: Take Back Your Power

Big Band Dance

7:30pm-10:00pm, at Mid-County Senior Center 829 Bay Ave, Capitola

11:00am-7:00pm, Aptos Library

Doors open at 6:30, 1900 17th Learn more about event by visiting Ave. Santa Cruz

Arts and Crafts Faire



Suggested donation, $6 per person. 9:00am-2:00pm, Spring Lakes Park Clubhouse, 225 Mount information, call (831) 476-4711. Hermon Rd. Scotts Valley

Fourth Saturdays Tuesdays


6:30 p.m. Santa Cruz Elks Lodge, 150 Jewell St.

Community Reading Series

2:30-4:30 pm, Porter Memorial Library, 3050 Porter St.

Don’t miss these authors!

Friday November 8 Saturday November 8 Holiday Craft Event

Second Sundays Each Month 10:00am-5:00pm, at “The Lodge

Downtown Santa Cruz Antique Fair

9:00am-4:00pm, Lincoln St.


For more information, call (831) 247-4206.


Saturday November 23

on the Corner� 121 Martinelli St. Community Reading Series 2:30-4:30 pm, Porter Memorial Watsonville Library, 3050 Porter St.



Peninsula Banjo Band 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., Harry’s Hofbrau, 390 Saratoga Ave, San Jose

Contact Lee McLaughlin, Booking Agent, at 408-993BAND (2263) for information about booking the band for tax deductible).


Saturday November 9 For more info, please contact us at (831) 476-6940 or visit us on Facebook.

Dated Events

7:00pm, Cabrillo College, Samper Recital Hall, 6500 Soquel Dr.



Friday November 1 thru Sunday Nov. 3

Modern Square Dancing Class Brothers Grimm: 7:00pm, German-American Hall Princess in Disguise Santa Cruz, 230 Plymouth

Cabrillo Chorale Presents Selections from Handel’s ‘Messiah’

Dont miss this authors!

2:00pm-8:00pm, Suday, 3:00pm4:00pm

For more information, contact Cheryl Anderson at cranders@cabrillo. edu or call (831) 479-6155.

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