Author: Antonia Bradford

  • Luncheon for Robert Rivas and Democratic Fundraiser

    Saturday morning I had the honor of attending a luncheon for Robert Rivas, 71st speaker for the California Assembly. I enjoyed chatting with him and other elected officials from across the Bay Area. Our discussions focused on the future, and what Californians need in the face of a massive housing crisis and impending difficulties from…

  • Community coming together at the annual CZU Remembrance Gathering

    Yesterday was the third anniversary of my family, along with 911 other families, losing their homes during the CZU fire. The news of the Maui fire coinciding with our own fire anniversary made this anniversary especially difficult. So many hearts have been heavy; and rightfully so. The current rebuild recovery in our county is less…

  • Kick Off Was a Great Success

    Humble. That’s what I am feeling right now. I want to thank everyone who came attended and braved the heat yesterday to connect and hear what my campaign is about. Thank you to those who made contributions. I especially want to thank from the bottom of my heart the group of powerful women from SLV,…

  • Kick Off Event is This Sunday 7/23/2023 12:00-3:00 PM

    Hello Neighbors, We are really looking forward to seeing everyone on Sunday for our kick off event at Beeline Blooms in Ben Lomond. The event is THIS Sunday 12-3:00 PM and the weather looks to be favorable. We will have tents for shade and yummy food. Location: Beeline Blooms 220 Stephans Lane Ben Lomond, CA…

  • Santa Cruz County Housing Costs Highest in the Nation

    The National Low Income Housing Coalition’s 2023 Out of Reach report has dubbed Santa Cruz County the most expensive rental market in the nation. Action Must be taken to address this, and it needed to be taken 10+ years ago. The extreme rental prices in our area are feeding our unhoused numbers. The majority of…

  • Our rebuild moves forward, but we are the lucky few

    As many are aware, we are a CZU Fire family. We lost our home to the fire on August 20th, 2020 and have been fighting ever since to recover.  Today is a special day. Yesterday we passed our rough inspection, which is ironically the toughest one to pass. It includes plumbing, electrical, and HVAC. So…

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