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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
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 ...
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Valley Churches United set for annual backpack distribution
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...
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Back to School Preview: San Lorenzo Valley schools
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...
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Scotts Valley man to be honored by Coast Guard commander
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...
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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 | 22 22 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...
Back to School: Longtime SV preschool gets new look
by Joe Shreve
Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
A Scotts Valley preschool is heading into the new school year with a new name and a new focus, after joining the seven other preschools of the Building Kidz Schools earlier this year. Formerly know...
Food for thought: BC restaurateur green-lit for homegrown produce
by Patricia Sousa
Aug 07, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Boulder Creek Pizza and Pub owner and manager Justin Acton has two passions — gardening and pizza-making. Now, he can combine those two passions by using homegrown produce at his restaurant — a fir...
Scotts Valley resident marks 103rd birthday
by Patricia Sousa
Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Approximately 40 people crowded into the party room at Spring Lakes Mobile Home Park on Thursday, July 24 to celebrate the 103 rd birthday of Scotts Valley resident Elaine Slighte. Slighte, who beg...
New owner hopes to breathe life into Brookdale Lodge
by Joe Shreve
Jul 31, 2014 | 7 7 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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...