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Art in the Mountains: San Lorenzo Valley Art Tour

Announcing the inaugural launch of the San Lorenzo Valley Art Tour. The brainchild of four local artists – Raf Strudley, Eileen Murray, Janet Silverglate, and Mickey Singer. The group was inspired by the success of Open Studios and the hyperlocal …

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A Passion for Wine: Capitola Wine Bar Celebrates Five Year Anniversary

By Julie Horner Doug and Ann Marie Conrad celebrate an anniversary in May. “We bought the wine bar in 2017 under a different name, Cava Wine Bar, and rebranded it to Capitola Wine Bar in May of 2018,” Ann Marie …

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Maya’s Vinegret

By Alison Steele  I want to share a recipe from one of my greatest friends, Maya. Born in Russia the same year I was, and living in Virginia with her family for as long as I’ve been living in California …

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May 22: Youth Symphony Spring Concert

By Mary Andersen The Santa Cruz County Youth Symphony will host its final concert of the season on Sunday, May 22 at Samper Recital Hall at Cabrillo College. 17-year-old Scotts Valley resident Hannah Kuo is the troupe's featured soloist and …

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The Long Road to Lompico – Lois Henry Retires From SLV Water District’s Board

By Jayme Ackemann My colleague and new friend Lois Henry is retiring from public service. Her term on the Water District Board began in 2018 but her story starts years before the road to Lompico was paved. Lois and Les …

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Commercial Property Snapshot

By MC Dwyer Commercial real estate is heating up along with seasonally rising spring temperatures.  In Felton, an iconic downtown ½+ acre parcel featuring +/- 7,000 square feet of mixed use residential and retail buildings at 6245 Highway 9 just …

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Barry Tanner Memorial Festival at Junction Park

A celebration of life and two-day music festival is taking place at Junction Park in Boulder Creek on Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22 to honor local musician and musician’s advocate, Barry Tanner. Tanner passed away in January of …

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Digging into Spring

By Josh Reilly There are plenty of ways to economize in the garden. Grow drought tolerant plants and water less frequently. Plant perennials, shrubs, and trees in Fall to take advantage of the rains and lower weed competition. Buy plants …

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Real Estate News: Spring Update

By M.C. Dwyer As the flourish of spring blossoms cascades across plant species – beginning with fragrant daphne and tulip trees, on to native western redbuds and cherry blossoms, through my personal favorite lilac, climbing old fashioned roses and dogwood …

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Astrology: Taurus and Gemini Season and a Total Eclipse

By Catie Cadge PhD We start in the heart of Taurus season. Summer seems on the horizon, a little rain mixed with lots of sunshine, flowers and buds about to bloom. The Sun midway through the sign of the bull …

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5/20 – 6 12 Mountain Community Theater Presents: Calendar Girls

Mountain Community Theater announces the popular, heart-warming comedy Calendar Girls, by Tim Firth, is the next production in their successful reopening season at historic Park Hall, 9400 Mill St, Ben Lomond. Directed by Santa Cruz County favorite Hannah Eckstein, and …

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Live Music Weekend Roundup April 29 to May 1

Major music this May Day weekend in the Santa Cruz Mountains and close by! Temps in the low 70s, breezy sunshine, and ample opportunity to let down your hair! Here's the roundup of live music for the weekend of April …