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Meet the Candidates: Lompico Water District
As part of the Press-Banner's election coverage, each candidate running for local office in the Nov. 4 election will be highlighted. This week's focus will be on the race for the Lompico Water Dist...
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New leader takes the helm of Valley Churches United
Nine months after the passing of Annette Marcum, founder and executive director of Valley Churches United Missions, the organization that she developed into a Santa Cruz County mainstay named Dave ...
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Scotts Valley library displays local artwork of California
The Scotts Valley Public Library recently launched an all-new art display featuring professional artists who have captured the beauty of California in their paintings. Part of the library’s “Art in...
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SVMS staff takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Some 30 teachers, administrators and staffers of Scotts Valley Middle School gathered on the campus’ field last Friday where, in view of parents and students, they were sprayed by members of the Sc...
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Meet the candidates: San Lorenzo Valley Water District
As part of the Press-Banner's election coverage, each candidate running for local office in the Nov. 4 election will be highlighted. This week's focus will be on the race for the board of directors...
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Scotts Valley divers help bust Lover's Point poachers
Visitors to Lover's Point in Pacific Grove last Sunday afternoon may have been witness to an unusual sight, as a pair of wetsuit-clad men toting a large stringer of illegally caught rock cod led an...
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Work set to begin on permanent Nelson Road bypass
by Joe Shreve
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More than three years after a massive mudslide buried a 300-foot section of rural Nelson Road in Scotts Valley, work is set to begin on a permanent repair to the road that 33 households rely upon. ...
Annual River and Road Cleanup headed to SLV for 28th year
by Patricia Sousa
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Valley Women’s Club of the San Lorenzo Valley is anticipating over 100 volunteers for its 28th Annual River and Road Cleanup, on Saturday Sept. 20 in Felton, Boulder Creek, Lompico, and Ben Lom...
Three candidates vie for two seats on SV City Council
by Joe Shreve
Aug 21, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
As part of the Press-Banner's election coverage, each candidate running for local office in the Nov. 4 election will be highlighted. This week's focus will be on the race for Scotts Valley City Cou...
SC Mountain Art and Wine Festival sets for Labor Day debut
by Patricia Sousa
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Santa Cruz Mountain Art and Wine Festival will make its debut in Boulder Creek this upcoming Labor Day weekend. This first-time event will be held at Garrahan Park in Boulder Creek between 11 a...
Makers Market wraps up successful inaugural season in Felton
by Mikaela Slade
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Sunday, Aug. 17 marked the third installment of the 2014 Santa Cruz Mountains Makers Market, concluding the first year of what the organizers hope will become an annual marketplace for local artist...
Auto d’Elegance car show to raise funds for symphony
by Patricia Sousa
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second year in a row, the Santa Cruz Symphony League will be hosting the Auto d’Elegance car show fundraiser at Canepa in Scotts Valley on Saturday, Sept. 13. All proceeds for this show of ...