New owner hopes to breathe life into Brookdale Lodge
by Joe Shreve
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A new chapter has begun for one of Santa Cruz County's most historic buildings, as the Brookdale Lodge was officially purchased last week by a Santa Cruz-based hotelier. On Tuesday, July 22, Pravin...
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Junior Olympics water polo tournament comes to SLVHS pool
The San Lorenzo Valley High School pool will be playing host the 2014 USA Water Polo National Junior Olympics, which are set to begin on Saturday, July 26, and continue until Sunday, Aug. 3. Athlet...
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Scotts Valley native wows in 'American Ninja Warrior' competition
A Scotts Valley native has his sights set on bringing home the Season Six championship from the hit TV show “American Ninja Warrior.” For Kevin Bull, a 2002 graduate of Harbor High School and lifel...
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- Submit Datebook items to pbeditor@pressbanner.com or drop off press releases or photos at 5215 Scotts Valley Drive, Ste. F, Scotts Valley 95066. Deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday. Entries are subject to...
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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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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
by Patricia Sousa
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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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Obituary: Rob McClelland
Rob McClelland July 11, 2014   Scotts Valley resident Rob McClelland passed away on July 11, 2014 in Santa Cruz. Born in Campbell, Rob grew up spending his summer months in Lake Tahoe. He lived in ...
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Ray Griffiths: April 1, 1931 to July 19, 2014
Ray Griffiths passed away on Saturday, July 19 in Santa Cruz after an unexpected brief illness. Ray was born on April 1, 1931, in Merced, Calif. He was raised there, attending Merced Union High and...
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