Letters to the Editor
Letter: Remember to be mindful of others while enjoying large events
Editor, My family and I, along with community from Santa Cruz to Boulder Creek, sat in awe of the wonderful – if not best – display of fireworks put on by Scotts Valley. Understandably, large crowd...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters and Shout-outs
Bravo to fireworks production crew Editor, Kudos to the people that put the fireworks show on for the Fourth of July — amazing show, by far the best year yet. Not sure what company Scotts Valley us...
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: Expanded arrest logs highlight negative parts of community
To the editor:   Reading the June 6 edition of the Press-Banner I was disappointed to find a whole page dedicated to Santa Cruz Co. arrest records. If people want to know all the bad things that ha...
Jun 12, 2014 | 8 8 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: 'Trial by media' has no place in SV, SLV communities
To the editor: Recently hired Press-Banner editor Jon Chown is apparently determined to waste no time leaving his mark on the paper. The changes in typography and layout I can take or leave. Howeve...
Jun 12, 2014 | 6 6 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: The Faire was a Magnificent Success
To the editor: The Redwood Mountain Faire was a great success, with 5,000 people coming over the weekend to enjoy beautiful weather listening to diverse bands, purchasing fine arts and crafts, part...
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: Obama is right to address climate change
To the editor: I applaud our president for taking the first stand ever on limiting the carbon footprint for which the power companies are 44 percent responsible. Our leader has taken a step that be...
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: We’d Vote For Public Water Again
Jun 06, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
To the editor: In 2005, Felton passed a bond for local control of their water with 74.8 percent of the voters approving. We in Felton would definitely make the same decision again. To see the video...
Letter: Henflings Sign Returned Undamaged
Jun 06, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
To the editor: The heisted Henfling's sign magically appeared early Sunday morning, right where it was taken, undamaged and hot as a firecracker. Thank you for your support. "The Power of the Press...
Letter: Thank You for Your Support These Past 8 Years
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
To the editor: I am announcing that I will not seek re-election to the office of Fire Director of the Scotts Valley Fire Protection District. After three elections and eight years serving the Scott...
Letter: Give Our Students A Technological Boost
Jun 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
The San Lorenzo Valley Core Math Program just received a large donation from the SLV Foundation For Education to purchase Chromebooks for two high school math classes. The state of California has m...
Letter: Support Measure A on June 3
Jun 02, 2014 | 9 9 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
To the editor: I have spoken with several hundred Scotts Valley residents about Measure A. Everyone understands the need to replace the middle school, sooner rather than later. The two objections r...
Letter: Measure A Makes Good Economic Sense
Jun 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
To the editor: I share the concern of all residents of Scotts Valley that our taxes are spent wisely and effectively. Twelve years ago our family made a decision to make Scotts Valley our new home ...