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Mountain Charlie Challenge approaches
Registration is ongoing for the 2014 Mountain Charlie Challenge bicycle ride to support the Scotts Valley Educational Foundation’s programs. This year’s ride, scheduled for Saturday, May 3, will in...
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Community garden honoring Marcum breaks ground
Approximately 40 people descended upon the undeveloped lot between the Scotts Valley Senior Center and the Scotts Valley Community Center on Kings Village Road last Saturday to participate in the f...
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Musical production of 'Legally Blonde' set to open at SVHS
Some 30 Scotts Valley High School students will take the stage next Friday, singing and dancing as the curtain rises on the theater department's rendering of “Legally Blonde — The Musical.” A music...
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Water conservation efforts increase as hot weather approaches
As the summer months approach in the midst of what's been described as a three-year drought, local water districts are taking steps to encourage customers to conserve water supplies that were not s...
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Logging trucks to be re-routed from Boulder Creek neighborhood
In what can be a considered a win for neighbors, a proposed logging operation near Boulder Creek Golf and Country Club has shrunken its scope and chosen to send trucks carrying logs on a different,...
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Restaurant venture breathes life into one of Felton's most historic buildings
New life is being breathed into one of downtown Felton's most enduring landmarks, as Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing's new restaurant and taproom — The Cremer House — begins to take shape. The new rest...
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Unique house overlooking Scotts Valley hits the market
by Peter Burke
Apr 03, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
A home shaped like a rocket ship and perched on top of a hill overlooking Scotts Valley is up for sale. The house, located at 100 Blueberry Court in Scotts Valley, is off Whispering Pines Drive and...
Measles outbreak has county health officials on guard
by Joe Shreve
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
An outbreak of measles in the Bay Area has Santa Cruz County health officials on alert, as the highly contagious disease has infected 49 people in California already this year. “It's a serious, ser...
Mayor talks business, Town Center at breakfast
by Peter Burke
Mar 27, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Jim Reed characterized Scotts Valley as a city that strives for government efficiency, is pro-business and prides itself on its public safety record. Reed delivered a half-hour talk to commun...
Local students shine at county science fair
by Press-Banner
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
The Santa Cruz County Science and Engineering Fair was held at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds on Saturday, March 8. More than 400 students from all over Santa Cruz County participated, including...
Baymonte students graduate from D.A.R.E. program
by Jordan Lewis
Mar 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Thirty-four fifth-grade students from Baymonte Christian School graduated from the D.A.R.E. program on Tuesday, Mar. 25. The group of 34 students from Geoffrey Ward and Tara Bliss’ classes began th...
Semi crash closes Mount Hermon Road
by Peter Burke
Mar 26, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
A portion of Mount Hermon Road between Felton and Scotts Valley will be closed in both directions until this afternoon after a semi-truck lost control and partially tipped over along the roadway. T...