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Bonny Doon Art and Wine Festival rescheduled

Due to impending rain in the forecast, the Bonny Doon Art and Wine Festival has been rescheduled for June 25. Organizers say tickets for the June 4 date will be good for the new festival date. Those who prefer a refund can e-mail or

The festival will run from noon to 6 p.m. June 25 at the Bonny Doon Airport.

The annual celebration is the largest fundraiser for Bonny Doon Elementary School.

For information:

Bowling fundraiser nets $103K Big Brothers Big Sisters of Santa Cruz County’s annual bowlathon, Bowl for Kids’ Sake, raised more than $103,000 for the local branch of the group. More than 550 people countywide participated in the fundraiser April 9 and 10 at the Boardwalk Bowl in Santa Cruz.

Scotts Valley yard-waste drop-off to close

Due to budget limitations, the city of Scotts Valley will no longer run its free yard-waste drop-off on Erba Lane.

June 16, a Thursday, will be the last day for residents to use the bins there, which will be removed June 17. The city encourages residents to use the green yard-waste carts that are provided for curbside garbage and recycling collection.

Larger loads can be taken to the Ben Lomond Transfer Station, 9835 Newell Creek Road, in Ben Lomond, 454-2430.

For information: 438-0732.

Education office hires special-education directors

The Santa Cruz County Office of Education has hired two new special-education employees. Harriet Maglin is senior director of the North Santa Cruz County Special Education Local Plan Area, and Dorothy Raab is the new director of special education.

Raab, who had been director of special education in Daly City’s Jefferson School District, will replace Hal Ledbetter, who is retiring.

Maglin, the director of special education and support services in the Beverly Hills Unified School District, will replace Salli Price Welsh, who is taking a position closer to her family.

Both will start July 1.

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