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City ADA committee to meet

The City of Scotts Valley Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Committee will hold its quarterly meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 17 at City Hall, 1 Civic Center Drive. The committee addresses ADA accessibility issues in City public right­of­ways.

Members of the public are welcome to attend and learn more about accessibility in Scotts Valley.

For more information contact Taylor Bateman at or 440­5633.


Write-in candidate filing opens

Citizens who wish to file as a write-in candidate for public offices on the June 3 ballot may do so until Tuesday, May 20 at 5 p.m.

Candidates must file a statement of written candidacy and a nomination paper with a specified number of signatures, in order to be included on the ballot. Local offices up for election include the Santa Cruz County Assessor Recorder, Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector, County Clerk, Superintendent of School, District Attorney-Public Administrator and Sheriff Coroner.

For information: Contact the Santa Cruz County Elections Department at 701 Ocean Street, Room 210 in Santa Cruz, 454-2060 or online at


Free prep SATs for students

Higher Standards Academy is sponsoring free practice SAT tests for local students. The tests will take place April 12, 19 and 26 at 8 a.m. at Scotts Valley High School, room C-403.

Students must register in advance by calling 461-9300. Leave name, school, email and cell number.


Artists sought for festival

Artists are sought to participate in the 2014 Scotts Valley Art and Wine Festival, August 9 and 10.

Artists must register with the Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce by May 1. An online application is available at For more information, call the Chamber at 438-1010.


Registration opens for Little People’s Repertory Theatre

Registration opens April 13 for new families to participate in Little People’s Repertory Theatre summer musical program.

The 2014 production is “Little Mermaid; The Aqua-Terrestrial,” an original rock musical. Children ages 8 to 14 are able to participate and the junior players program, for ages 3-to-8 is available. For information:

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