Three candidates vie for two seats on SV City Council
by Joe Shreve
Aug 21, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 5 5 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...
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Felton martial artist receives Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt
Alex Ross, owner of Santa Cruz Mountain Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, received his black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu on Friday, Aug. 8 at his Felton academy. Ross, the current U.S. super heavyweight champio...
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Local wrestlers make their marks at national meet
A pair of Scotts Valley teens recently took their wrestling prowess to the national stage at the USA Wrestling ASICS/Vaughan Cadet and Junior Nationals tournament in Fargo, N.D. Domino Parrish, an ...
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Commentary: State parks: The next 150 years
by Sen. Bill Monning
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Natural beauty, open spaces, and history are just a few reasons why we love our parks. The sense of stepping into the past or the thrill of pushing one’s limits with Mother Nature are feelings hard...

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SC Mountain Art and Wine Festival sets for Labor Day debut
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...
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Makers Market wraps up successful inaugural season in Felton
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...
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The Mountain Gardener: Living fences make good neighbors
by Jan Nelson
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To quote Robert Frost from his 1914 poem “Mending Walls”: “Good fences make good neighbors.” When I visited Eastern Poland a couple of years ago, each house and garden was enclosed with a fence or ...

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Obituary: Jeffrey W. Sipes
Jeffrey W. Sipes Jan. 25, 1941 to Aug. 4, 2014   Ben Lomond resident Jeffrey W. Sipes was born in Los Angeles to John Jack Henry Sipes and Marjorie Cobden Sipes. He was raised in San Carlos, Calif....
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Phyllis Crane Blocki Sept. 6, 1923 to Aug. 4, 2014   Phyllis Crane Blocki passed away suddenly on Aug. 4, 2014 — just 4 weeks shy of her 91st birthday. Born and reared in Chicago, she and her husba...
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