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 happen in the county they can read the Sentinel or listen to the news if they so desire.
I always looked forward to reading the Press-Banner for its uplifting articles about what good is going on in the community, not a duplicate of what the Sentinel prints.
The Mark Your Calendar section was smaller than the arrest logs and only covered one week of events. My neighbors and I (and out-of-town guests) like to plan for things to come such as flea markets and community events. I think advertising for the community assures people will attend community events. What does the arrests logs do for the community of SLV other than make it depressing. How about giving that much space to Volunteering in the SLV? If you get one volunteer a week that would have been better money spent. Lets rise above the negative and make the Press-Banner a place where the SLV can go to see what is coming up (a month in advance), our success stories and how one can contribute to the success of the SLV and thus making it a positive for the community.