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Dinner to honor vets

San Lorenzo Valley Museum will hold its annual Veteran’s Day Dinner from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11 at Scopazzi’s Restaurant in Boulder Creek.

The evening program is open to the entire community to honor local veterans. The museum encourages vets and current service people to wear uniforms, medals, hats and bring military memorabilia to share.

Tickets are $35 for vets and active duty military, $40 for the general public, and $45 at the door. Tickets are available by calling SLV Museum, 338-8382 or purchased at 


Felton watershed meeting on tap

San Lorenzo Valley Water District will hold a public meeting to discuss the future management of the district’s Felton 250-acre watershed property from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, No. 14 at the Felton Fire station, 131 Kirby Street in Felton.

Those interested may express concerns, ideas and recommendations for the property’s future management, resource protection and future use.

For information and a list of the expert speakers, visit


Prescribed Big Basin burn to begin Tuesday

A 350-acre prescribed burn in Big Basin Redwoods State Park began this week and may continue for the next two weeks if conditions allow.

Resident in Boulder Creek, Ben Lomond and Brookdale may see plumes of smoke and smoke may settle in the area, according to California State Parks officials.

The burn is being conducted where Gazos Creek Road and Johanson Road meet inside the park to reduce the threat of wildfire and enhance natural resources inside the park.

The area may be closed for several days during the burn which will continue until extinguished by winter rains.

For more information, or additional updates, visit

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