• Brad and Jen
    January 2021

    New Year Editor Note

    New Year Editor’s Note BY BRAd kava Can we make the new normal better? That’s our goal for 2021, to take what we’ve learned during the long shelter-in-place directive and save some of the best things for the new year. Those include more board games and less video games; more walks and fewer drives; more socializing with neighbors; more time spent looking over homework and school work; more time to slow down and quit running around like an Uber service. One thing we’ve learned is that the county’s bike lanes aren’t safe. We’ve spent more time cruising on two wheels than ever and now we are really worried about what…

  • January 2021

    Local Artist Logan Ryan

    Logan Ryan Local Artist Fourth Grade | San lorenzo valley elementary Logan Ryan is a fourth grade student at San Lorenzo Valley Elementary. Besides drawing he loves playing with his two hamsters, Peanut and Goober, playing the piano, baking sweets and playing video games. Logan has always enjoyed drawing and prefers drawing in pencil.

  • January 2021,  Uncategorized

    Paying for your Santa Cruz Home

    The Santa Cruz real estate market is being reshaped by out-of-towners moving in now that so many people can work anywhere they choose. However, it seems not to have occurred to many people here that they can do the same thing: get an “out of town” job without the commute out of town. There are many well-paying jobs “over the hill” that no longer require a daily commute.

  • January 2021

    Eco Tours

    One of our guiding philosophies is that viewing the natural beauty of the Elkhorn Slough should have minimal impact on the wildlife and environment

  • January 2021

    January Celebrations

    Friday 1New Year’s Day Saturday 2Happy Mew Year for Cats DayNational Science Fiction Day Sunday 3 International Mind-Body Wellness Day an opportunity to celebrate how a healthy mind and healthy emotions means a healthy body! The mind, body and soul connection plays an integral role in our overall health and well-being. Our emotions, purpose, spirituality, experiences, goals, beliefs, habits and actions all have an important impact on mind-body harmony and overall health. That is why we celebrate International Mind-Body Wellness Day at the start of each year, because nothing is more important than creating the best you possible, and what better time than the new year for a new you?JRR…

  • January 2021

    Face to Face School

    Demonstrating an admirable resilience in the face of a pandemic, students have adapted and adjusted to the times, and teachers have shown that their valiant efforts and unwavering passion can and will educate children across many platforms and over a variety of wavelengths.

  • January 2021

    Childbirth Classes

    Families have let go of many activities as they shelter together in the safety of their homes during the COVID-19 outbreak. But one activity expectant parents - especially first-time parents - should not give up is attending a good childbirth class.

  • January 2021

    January Teacher of the Month

    Krista Holt is pictured below with her puppets, Puppy and Snail, who are important “friends” in our class and help us with our Social Emotional & Growth Mindset lessons each week. “We end every class meeting with the class poem, ‘Let love shine through in all you do,’ says Holt.