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Youth rock opera to debut in Ben Lomond
Seventy-two young thespians are set to take the stage on Thursday, July 24 as the Little People's Repertory Theatre summer production of “The Little Mermaid: The Aqua Terrestrial” makes its debut a...
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Kiwanis award scholarships to duo of Santa Cruz County students
The Kiwanis of the Valleys Club recently awarded a pair of Santa Cruz County students two scholarships — the Joe “UNK” Grabill Scholarship and the Mike Smith Scholarship — part of the club's effort...
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Countdown to SV Art and Wine begins with Taste of Scotts Valley
The annual Scotts Valley Art and Wine Festival, hosted by the Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Scotts Valley Arts Commission, is set to descend upon Skypark the weekend of Aug. 9 and 10. N...
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Fatal crash on Highway 17 shuts down roadway
An early-morning accident involving a big-rig truck on northbound Highway 17 left one person dead and several others with serious injuries Thursday morning. Commuters were redirected to detours as ...
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Restored locomotive returns to its native tracks
A little bit of local history rolled into town on Wednesday, July 9, as a steam locomotive that began its long life in Davenport more than 100 years ago returned to the rails in Santa Cruz County w...
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Felton native eyes the big time as stand-up comic
Stand-up comic and Felton native Ian Harris is returning to his roots this month as he celebrates the premiere of his first hour-long comedy special with a live performance in Santa Cruz. Harris, a...
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Free concerts returning to Skypark for summer series
by Mikaela Slade
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Beginning on the last Sunday of July, the Kiwanis of the Valleys will be hosting the first of its annual summer concert series “Music at Skypark,” in Scotts Valley at Skypark, free for the public t...
Mountain lion pelt stolen from Henry Cowell
by Mikaela Slade
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Visitor Center at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park has been teaching guests about local wildlife for years, with many exhibits and a hands-on learning center where people can actually feel the ...
Summer jobs help teens earn money, learn responsibility
by Mikaela Slade
Jul 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
After school lets out and summer begins, some students choose to spend their time working in the community as a way to do something new, be with friends, and enjoy a paycheck. There are a variety o...
Business is sweet for rapidly expanding Cutesy Cupcakes
by Carol Carson
Jul 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
While many businesses, large and small, are closing in our tight economy, Scotts Valley-based Cutesy Cupcakes is not only surviving — the locally owned and operated bakery is rapidly expanding. In ...
Relay for Life event raises cancer awareness, remembrance
by Joe Shreve
Jun 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 320 people walked to help raise awareness as well as funds for cancer research on June 6 and 7 during the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life event in Scotts Valley. The event, now i...
Grammy winners Beausoleil coming to Felton
by Jon Chown
Jun 19, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
For the first time, BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet will bring their Cajun and zydeco sounds to Don Quixote's in Felton. They will play an evening show on June 29. The band, formed in 1975, is renow...