Water therapy classes are being held this summer in Scotts Valley. Anyone of any age, who has a disability, is encouraged to go to a Scotts Valley Adaptive Warm Water Therapy Class at Siltanen Pool at Vine Hill School. The pool is kept at 90 degrees, and they have both an A-D-A lift and a sling lift. Classes will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p-m every Friday, starting this week….and running through August 18th. The cost for each class is $5, or people can get 5 classes for $20. For more information call (831) 438-3251.
Santa Cruz county’s is now searching for a new Cannabis Licensing Manager. That’s because the first one, Dan Peterson, is retiring at the end of this month. Peterson is known for “fostering a positive working relationship” with the Local Cannabis Community, as well as County Staff and the Santa Cruz County Board Of Supervisors.
This weekend, the city of Santa Cruz is taking part in the California Bye Bye Mattress recycling program. Bye Bye Mattress is administered by the Mattress Recycling Council, which is a non-profit organization created by the mattress industry. Old mattresses and boxsprings can be dropped-off (free of charge) from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. this Saturday, at 207 Natural Bridges Drive in west Santa Cruz. More information (on the Bye Bye Mattress Program) can be found on-line at: byebyemattress.com.
A man helped a shark get back in the ocean today at Live Oak Beach. The shark is believed to have been washed ashore by the big waves. The man saw the shark flailing in the sand, pulled it back into the ocean, and the shark swam away.
Temperatures were reportedly well above 100 degrees in Pinnacles National Park today. It was the 6th day of the recent heat wave. Rangers recommend that hikers pace themselves, and carry (and drink) plenty of water.
The former Fort Ord is being used as a place to test ‘drones as delivery vehicles’. The company doing the testing has a licensing agreement with the city of Seaside to test the unmanned aircraft. The drones are larger than the standard quadcopters, and use sensors (and software) to detect other objects in the sky.
Salinas City Council members voted last night to approve a “Welcoming City” resolution, just 4 months after they rejected the idea of being a Sanctuary City.
Stay tuned for more information on this story….
An internal investigation (of a recent officer involved shooting in Salinas) is now looking into what might have been inappropriate actions taken by a Monterey county sheriff’s deputy….who is also a Salinas city council member. Scott Davis, who was not authorized to take part in the Salinas Police Department’s Chase that preceded the shooting, reportedly threw down a spike strip. The strip disabled not only the suspect’s vehicle, but a Salinas police officer’s patrol car as well.
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