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07/03/2024

A project now underway to replace a deteriorating culvert under Highway 17 at a location 1.5 miles north of Scotts Valley will result in overnight lane closures. As of June 23, travelers on Highway 17 near Vine Hill Road will …

07/03/2024

If you see a recurring theme in my columns about growing successfully in a shady garden, it’s because my last three houses have all had a lot of shade. You’d think I’d have so much experience by now that all …

07/03/2024

Aptos native Nikki Hiltz guaranteed their spot at the upcoming Summer Games following a record-setting performance at last weekend’s U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials.

06/30/2024

Scotts Valley native Ashley Gettleman won the inaugural Utah Girls' Junior State Amateur Championship after a four-day battle against some of the best golfers in the country.

06/28/2024

“In a recent nationwide survey of working age Americans, 79% agree that the nation faces a retirement savings crisis…more than half of Americans (55%) are concerned that they cannot achieve financial security in retirement.” —Dan Doonan, Forbes

06/28/2024

For years, the motto of the Boulder Creek Fire Protection District (BCFPD) has been, “Yours when the siren sounds.” Now, residents of Boulder Creek can expect to hear that siren a little more regularly.

06/28/2024

Last Friday, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the Scotts Valley Senior Center for Damians Ladder, a nonprofit organization that’s already been making an impact in the lives of seniors in Scotts Valley and the San Lorenzo Valley for months.

06/28/2024

Mental health is an integral aspect of overall well-being, yet it often remains overshadowed by physical health. This disparity is particularly pronounced among men, who face unique societal pressures and stigmas that can hinder their ability to seek help.

06/28/2024

FEMA reimburses Santa Cruz County nearly $18M for Covid-related expenditures

06/27/2024

Residents of Boulder Creek have been through hell and high water over the past several years, but the San Lorenzo Valley Water District (SLVWD) is adding to the dismay of neighborhoods and small businesses in town with a decisive lack …

06/27/2024

There’s a huge misconception that in order to have a strong body and be in better shape, it takes hours a day every week in the gym while being on a broccoli and boiled chicken diet. That’s the farthest thing …

06/27/2024

The County of Santa Cruz is reminding residents and visitors that fireworks are prohibited in most of Santa Cruz County, including on all beaches.

06/27/2024

Surfnet Communications Inc., a leading internet service provider for underserved Central Coast communities, has been awarded $10 million by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for its new initiative to extend high-speed, fiber broadband services to rural communities in Santa …

06/27/2024

I don’t grow corn in my small, shady garden, so I’m not sure how tall they’d be by now if I planted on May Day when the soil was 50 degrees, but that’s how the saying goes. And from what …

06/21/2024

The Felton Farmers’ Market welcomes the solstice and the longest days of the year with Summer, Summer, Summer Time—a celebration of the seasonal bounty of summer.

06/21/2024

Sometimes you just have to turn to the man for guidance, and in this case, Shakespeare states it perfectly in “Macbeth”:

06/21/2024

Amelia the Catalina macaw was rescued Monday afternoon in Scotts Valley after becoming stuck in a tree outdoors for more than 16 hours.

06/21/2024

Scotts Valley 4th of July Parade route extended this year

06/20/2024

Just when I was in a hurry, I made the mistake of choosing the grocery cart with the “wonky” wheel. Sometime ago, CNN did a story about those grocery carts with their wonky wheels and the reason they are not …

06/20/2024

Omega Nu Santa Cruz awarded college and vocational scholarships to 31 students from Santa Cruz County high schools during a Scholarship Reception for the students and their families at the Harvey West Park Clubhouse on May 28.

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