From September, 2013

Santa Cruz County Update May 2013

College district taxes rising A new budget was adopted on April 23 by the governing board of the Santa Cruz County Provisional Community College District. In it, property tax rates are rising 500 percent, by $0.3501 per $100 of assessed valuation from the current $0.0699 to $0.42 per $100. That will bring in anticipated revenue of $1.42 million, which is a 450 percent increase from the $258,279 in the budget that ends June 30. The increase in revenue will help pay for a multi-year least on a central campus in Nogales at the northwest corner of Grand Avenue and Mariposa…

Imagination

“If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it.”    ~Jesse Jackson Whatever would life be without our imaginations?  How could we fall in love, create a poem, solve a problem or face the unknown?  Many believe we make up all of life.  I have a…