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Scotts Valley divers help bust Lover's Point poachers
Visitors to Lover's Point in Pacific Grove last Sunday afternoon may have been witness to an unusual sight, as a pair of wetsuit-clad men toting a large stringer of illegally caught rock cod led an...
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Work set to begin on permanent Nelson Road bypass
More than three years after a massive mudslide buried a 300-foot section of rural Nelson Road in Scotts Valley, work is set to begin on a permanent repair to the road that 33 households rely upon. ...
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Annual River and Road Cleanup headed to SLV for 28th year
The Valley Women’s Club of the San Lorenzo Valley is anticipating over 100 volunteers for its 28th Annual River and Road Cleanup, on Saturday Sept. 20 in Felton, Boulder Creek, Lompico, and Ben Lom...
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Three candidates vie for two seats on SV City Council
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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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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Auto d’Elegance car show to raise funds for symphony
by Patricia Sousa
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second year in a row, the Santa Cruz Symphony League will be hosting the Auto d’Elegance car show fundraiser at Canepa in Scotts Valley on Saturday, Sept. 13. All proceeds for this show of ...
Valley Churches United set for annual backpack distribution
by Patricia Sousa
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A new school year is right around the corner and Valley Churches United Missions in Ben Lomond is aiming to prepare students in need with the supplies necessary for a successful academic year. Ever...
Back to School Preview: San Lorenzo Valley schools
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Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The following is the final installment of the Press-Banner's two-week Back to School preview. This week, we will highlight the schools located in the San Lorenzo Valley. Tuesday, Aug. 26 is the fir...
Scotts Valley man to be honored by Coast Guard commander
by Joe Shreve
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Next weekend, Scotts Valley resident Wally Smith and his wife, Jane Smith, will be headed on an all-expenses-paid trip to Orlando, Fla., where he will be personally honored by the commandant of the...
SV City Council approves sales of recycled water outside city lines
by Patricia Sousa
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
At its Wednesday, Aug. 6 meeting, the Scotts Valley City Council approved the sale of recycled water outside the city limits by a 3-0 vote, with councilmembers Randy Johnson and Stephany Aguilar ab...
Back-to-school preview: Scotts Valley
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Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Cover your ears, kids. With the month of August well underway, it means that the 2014-2015 school year is right around the corner. While soon-to-be students and their parents are out hunting for ba...