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New Leaf Capitola’s 21st Anniversary with the proceeds benefitting Grind Out Hunger

It was a great Sunday to celebrate Capitola New Leaf Community Market 21st Birthday Bash! The event featured a mini skate park, raffle prizes, face painting, beer garden and live music. There was also be a smorgasbord of food and beverages for sale that were donated by two breweries, three wineries, four beverage companies and […]

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Santa Cruz Harbor’s 50th Anniversary and Car Show

On Saturday, Santa Cruz Harbor celebrated it’s 50th anniversary with a car show, barbeque and commemorative t-shirts.  It was a beautiful, sunny day, perfect for hanging out, listening to music, enjoying good food and checking out classic cars.  Visitors had the pleasure of talking to the car owners and getting to know them personally. TO SEE […]

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Canepa Cars and Coffee, October 2014 – Photo: GEORGE SAITAS

A host of stunning cars, their owners, and car lovers, gathered at Canepa Motorsports Museum, Dealership and Restoration Shop in Scotts Valley for the last “Cars and Coffee” event of the season hosted there.  Visitors got to admire the collectors’ cars on display, shop the showroom, and get a peek at the inner workings of one of the preeminent automotive shops […]

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Monte Foundation Lights Up Capitola

Under the directorship of Marc Monte, the Monte Fireworks annual extravaganza happened in Capitola this year. For 18 years the fireworks were held in Aptos at Seacliff State Beach. Due to high costs and changes to other aspects of the event. Taking out the activities, booths, vendors and live music. They tried the new format […]

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Vans RV Tour with Tony Alva At Bill’s Wheels Skateshop

Vans RV Tour with legendary skateboarder Tony Alva came to Santa Cruz at Bill’s Wheels Skateshop this past Thursday. As a kid in the 70′s, I was inspired by Tony, following  him through Skateboarder Magazine from afar in Athens, Greece, at a time when skateboarding was unknown and unaccepted there.  I went to Bill’s Wheels to ask Tony to […]

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Hot Rods at the Beach 2014

As always, the 16th annual Hot Rods at the Beach car show in Santa Cruz, CA provided visitors with plenty of eye candy to enjoy.  Not only were there lots of cool cars on a hot day, but there was also food and music, and if that’s not a good time, what is?  The day […]

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Santa Cruz Wharf Centennial Day Experience

The Santa Cruz Wharf is a must-experience attraction when visiting Santa Cruz , with lots of shops and dining options, boats and kayaks for rent, fishing trips, bay cruises and more!  It also offers one of the best views of The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, by day or night. The Santa Cruz Wharf has a […]

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Santa Cruz Wharf Centennial Celebration Parade and Toast!

The opening of the Santa Cruz Wharf, built as a result of a $172,000 bond issue, was dedicated with great fanfare on December 5, 1914. Thousands of people turned out to celebrate the official opening. Although the planned late-morning Celebration Parade from Pacific Avenue to the wharf was canceled due to rain, the sun broke […]

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