Casting Light on Light Pollution

By Robert Gay Light pollution, which has joined air, water, and soil pollution as a major environmental concern, occurs by direct transmission of light which we experience as “skyglow.”  It can be caused by many sources including homes, businesses, signs parks, roadway lighting, sports events, vehicles, construction, airports and military bases. In Santa Cruz County, […]

Abbie Zeltzer Retires

By Kate Kozlowski Peake After working for several decades to usher Patagonia Library into the 21st century, while preserving its local heritage and meeting community needs, Abbie Zeltzer has retired. But not before helping the library earn national attention by winning Honorable Mention in Library Journal’s Best Small Library in America competition for 2018.  The […]