Up and at ’em, Santa Cruz! Let’s get you started this Saturday with everything you need to know going on today in town.


First, today’s weather:

Sunny to partly cloudy. High: 70 Low: 44.


Here are the top stories today in and around Santa Cruz:

  1. Ag Commissioner Releases Annual Crop Report (Good Times Weekly)
  2. Santa Cruz County Face Covering Mandate Kicks In Soon (Santa Cruz Patch)
  3. Santa Cruz tourism is hoping for a rebound during the holidays (KSBW The Central Coast)
  4. Cruz Hotel expects to face Santa Cruz City Council early next year (Santa Cruz Sentinel)
  5. More than 1,500 Santa Cruz workers ready to vote for post-Thanksgiving strike (Santa Cruz Sentinel)

    Today in Santa Cruz:

  • SC Track Club Turkey Trot & Kids’ Fun Run 2021: Santa Cruz (7:45 AM)
  • Home Tour 2021 (12:00 AM)
  • Annual Gift and Wreath Sale – University of California Santa Cruz-Fundraisers (9:00 AM)
  • Out and About: Tule Crafts (10:00 AM)
  • Saturdays in the Soil: Garden at the Museum! (10:00 AM)
  • Live Oak Grange Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry Sale (10:00 AM)
  • Guided Coastal Walk (11:00 AM)
  • Historic Ranch Ground Tours (1:00 PM)
  • Historic Ranch Ground Tour (1:00 PM)
  • Full Moon Energy Work Process (7:00 PM)

Santa Cruz Patch Notebook

  • Santa Cruz Police: “EXCEPTIONAL WORK | Rookie Officer Daniel Chon delivers a high level of police work, earning him Employee of the Month. Officer Chon’s proactive initiatives put together some great cases. Chon conducted detailed investigations and made se…” (Facebook)
  • Santa Cruz SPCA: “🎄 HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS CHALLENGE 🎄 Imagine for a moment you’ve set up your Christmas tree with all the presents around it, ready to open on Christmas morning. 🎄 Now, imagine Ms. Jane eagerly awaiting her turn to open her presents und…” (Facebook)
  • Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office: “CRIMINAL JUSTICE COUNCIL REPORT 2021 For the first time, the Santa Cruz County CJC (Criminal Justice Council) reviewed and analyzed the policies and procedures of all law enforcement agencies in Santa Cruz County. This is the first repor…” (Facebook)
  • Santa Cruz Public Libraries: “As we mentioned last week, the Ohlone were originally a bunch of villages with their own individual names. But did you know that they were called something else entirely in between? The Spanish first grouped these villages together and c…” (Facebook)

From our sponsors — thanks for supporting local news!

  • Local Chef Delivers EVERYTHING but the Turkey! (November 20)
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  • Celebrate Thanksgiving With 15 Percent Off Floral Centerpieces (November 26)
  • Taxes In Retirement Webinar (December 1)
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Courtney Teague

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