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Press-Banner welcomes new reporter
On Monday, July 28, the Press-Banner welcomed reporter Patricia Sousa as the newest member of the publication's news staff. Sousa, 23, hails from Watsonville and is a recent graduate of Cabrillo Co...
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SLV native returns to found dance studio
Dance instructor Libbey Blumberg recently settled back into the San Lorenzo Valley and opened up Mountain Dance Studio, located at 9573 Highway 9 in Ben Lomond, to begin offering the community a va...
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Race Thru the Redwoods warms up in SLV
On your marks runners, the annual Race Thru The Redwoods is fast approaching on Sunday, Aug. 17. This is the Felton Business Association's 46th year organizing and sponsoring the event, which inclu...
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National Night Out celebrations headed to SLV communities
On Tuesday, Aug. 5, the public safety agencies and business associations of Boulder Creek, Ben Lomond, and Felton will play host to a trio of community celebrations for National Night Out. National...
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Bonny Doon artists prepare for annual Open Studio event
Nearly 30 artists in Bonny Doon will have their artwork on display this weekend as the fourth annual Bonny Doon Studio Tour — colloquially known as DoonArt — is set for July 26 and 27. Linda Levy, ...
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Horses replaced by cattle in Glenwood Preserve property
Visitors to Siltanen Park and residents of Tabor Drive may have noticed in recent weeks that the horses, once so familiar a sight in the open pasture of the adjacent Glenwood Open Space Preserve, h...
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SVPD welcomes a new dog in town
by Patricia Sousa
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
For the first time in more than 40 years, The Scotts Valley Police Department will have its very own K-9 unit. Approved by the Scotts Valley City Council in June, the K-9 project officially got und...
Home & Garden: Historic Scott House gets long-awaited new roof
by Joe Shreve
Jul 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Monday afternoon brought a rare July drizzle to Scotts Valley as crews from Knox Roofing worked to lay down the brand-new shingles on the roof of the historic Scott House. According to Lane Maloney...
Youth rock opera to debut in Ben Lomond
by Joe Shreve
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Kiwanis award scholarships to duo of Santa Cruz County students
by Mikaela Slade
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Countdown to SV Art and Wine begins with Taste of Scotts Valley
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Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Fatal crash on Highway 17 shuts down roadway
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Jul 10, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...