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Pregnant Mare Rescue’s Lynn Hummer rescues horses one by one

LARKIN VALLEY—The first time Lynn Hummer visited a Nevada auction lot where unwanted horses would be either rescued or sold for slaughter, she looked into the eyes of a horse … Continue reading

January 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Finding purpose in homeless veterans advocacy

SANTA CRUZ—Every Wednesday, at the Santa Cruz County Veterans Memorial building professional cooks and volunteers whip up a fresh lunch for homeless veterans and providers from at least a half … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Biologist explores mysteries of large mammals

SANTA CRUZ—In the highly specialized niche of large mammal physiology, researcher Terrie Williams is immersed in questions about the navigational skills of Weddell seals, the caloric needs of the African … Continue reading

December 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Engaging Community: Cervantez Alejo seizes the opportunity to serve

WATSONVILLE—Since announcing in April her candidacy for a California Assembly seat, Karina Cervantez Alejo, 35, has dashed, driven, tweeted and flown from the Central Coast to the state capitol, down … Continue reading

December 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Santa Cruz Woman: 2nd quarterly issue

In this second quarterly issue of Santa Cruz Women our local writers bring to you the stories of six inspired women of Santa Cruz County who have changed the way … Continue reading

December 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Monterey County Women

In this premiere issue of Monterey County Women, we are excited to share with you the stories of some of the local leaders who are shaping our unique community.

November 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hospice of Santa Cruz County expands children’s camp with new grant

SCOTTS VALLEY—Hospice of Santa Cruz County has received a $10,300 grant to expand its second children’s bereavement camp, the only camp of its kind on the Central Coast to combine … Continue reading

September 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Soquel photographer raises funds for film on Louisiana coast

Santa Cruz Sentinel SOQUEL—After decades of exploration into the images of Southern racism and environmental injustice, Soquel photographer Terri Garland is embarking on her first crowd-funded documentary project, “Louisiana Purchased,” … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Navy wife from Santa Cruz remembers attack on Pearl Harbor

Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ — When the bombs started falling on Pearl Harbor 73 years ago, Arlene Joy Keck, ran to the ironing board to make sure her husband’s … Continue reading

December 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Children’s camp blends grief, loss, playfulness and fun

Santa Cruz Sentinel FELTON—At the first children’s overnight bereavement camp in Santa Cruz County last weekend, 40 children, age 6 to 17 gathered below a towering redwood canopy to post … Continue reading

October 18, 2014 · Leave a comment


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