It has always been important to support local businesses in Santa Cruz, and now more than ever local businesses are demonstrating how they are ready to serve the community.

Make sure to check out these Santa Cruz businesses that have emerged, adapted and are thriving during the COVID 19 pandemic.

Sugo Italian Pasta Bar

1116 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz

Sugo Italian Pasta Bar is a new addition to Santa Cruz’s restaurant scene. This restaurant opened in the summer of 2020 and has become a popular place for locals looking for a deliciously authentic Italian meal. Stop by this restaurant and enjoy their patio seating or take your meal to go.

COVID 19 Protocols

  • Outdoor seating
  • Take out


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The Ultimate Guide To Santa Cruz Oceanfront Homes

Dreaming of lazy days spent on the beach with a gentle salty-air breeze?

A Santa Cruz oceanfront home is the answer. With miles of coastline, there is a Santa Cruz oceanfront property for just about everyone.

Santa Cruz oceanfront properties offer the ultimate beachside oasis and range in sizes from mid-range bungalows to sprawling luxury estates.

Calling Santa Cruz home, you'll enjoy many benefits including: year-round warm weather, a laid-back lifestyle, and a less densely populated area than other popular waterfront communities along northern California's rugged coast.

Check Out The Latest Waterfront Listings in Santa Cruz!

Here's what you need to know to start your oceanfront home search:

  • Will this be your primary or a…

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Santa Cruz is home to an impeccable public school system and a highly rated health care system to boot, making it an ideal location for family life.

Before you embark on your real estate search in Santa Cruz, check out this list of Santa Cruz neighborhoods for growing families - and gain insight on the best communities to suit your family's needs.

Scotts Valley

Scotts Valley is currently experiencing rapid development in regards to new construction homes and retail opportunities. Located just 6 miles from the iconic beaches of Santa Cruz, and 30 minutes from San Jose’s Silicon Valley, this family-oriented neighborhood offers a substantial assortment of single-family homes to discover.

Young families are especially attracted to Scotts…

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The Santa Cruz Homes Market Surgest Forward: Expected to Continue into 2021

There’s definitely a pandemic going on out there, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at the real estate market.

Despite what you might think considering the state of the public health crisis and its impact on many industries across the United States economy, the real estate market appears unfazed.

Home values across the state of California as well as in Santa Cruz specifically are charging ahead, charting record growth in August. These trends are expected to continue into 2021 as well.

What’s the state of the Santa Cruz real estate market now?

The state of California’s median home value hit a record high in August 2020. The average median price of a home across California hit $706,900, that’s an impressive 14.5% increase over last year.

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