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04/19/2024

Maintenance crews will be performing emergency repairs to the guardrail in the median on Highway 17 near Scotts Valley on Monday, April 22.

04/19/2024

On the morning of April 12, as natural light streamed through windows of the Scotts Valley Senior Center, bodies flowed to the beat of “Birthday” by Katy Perry, as the scene was beamed out to around 20 people online.

04/19/2024

Our Santa Cruz County court will soon begin our process of interviewing and selecting our 2024-25 Civil Grand Jury, and we hope you will consider applying.

04/19/2024

Free screening of ‘Screenagers’ set for Wednesday

04/18/2024

The sun’s out, the weather is getting warmer, so let’s step outside more. Natural sunlight can provide you with vitamin D, an essential vitamin for healthy bones and a strong immune system.

04/18/2024

Claudia Amling, who lives on the westside of Santa Cruz, arrived in Scotts Valley on Thursday to celebrate a friend who she says is nothing short of amazing.

04/18/2024

If the partial eclipse had fallen on Earth Day, it would have been the perfect trifecta as Jupiter and Venus were also visible that day. Still it was fun to watch the moon cover part of the sun and reflect …

04/16/2024

This week’s edition of the Press Banner Sports Ticker highlights local prep athletes for their performances during the week of April 8-14.  

04/15/2024

SCOTTS VALLEY — Construction work on Highway 17 in Scotts Valley from south of Mt. Hermon Road to one-half mile north of Glenwood Drive will result in northbound and southbound lane closures beginning Monday, April 15, at 8:30pm.

04/12/2024

Ben Lomond Village Alliance (BLVA) is inviting all residents and businesses to an informational meeting about its newly formed Village Alliance.

04/12/2024

I believe that envy is one of the seven deadly sins and any decent person should avoid that sentiment at all costs. But when I look at and experience the downtowns of all the other cities in the county, a …

04/12/2024

During a report at the April 3 Council meeting, Scotts Valley City Manager Mali LaGoe announced the California Department of Housing and Community Development had certified its Housing Element—on its first try.

04/12/2024

I love the kind neighbors and towering cathedrals of redwoods in the Santa Cruz Mountains and will never willingly leave. The planner in me admits people can work here and then stretch retirement dollars further with cheaper houses in another …

04/12/2024

Model Railroad Showcase set for April 13-14

04/11/2024

The Superior Court of Santa Cruz County will be hosting two informational meetings on the Civil Grand Jury.

04/11/2024

I have always been in awe over the way the elderly citizens of Japan are taken care of by their families as mothers and fathers become grandmas and grandpas, their faces no longer smooth and supple, but because of age, …

04/11/2024

The family that’s creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky is leaping off the television screen and into the Scotts Valley Community Theater Guild as the Scotts Valley High School (SVHS) Drama Department presents “The Addams Family.”

04/11/2024

“The spoil is made of butterfly wings, dinosaur teeth, pumpkin sees, lizard skins and fallen leaves. Put your hands in the soil and touch yesterday and all that will be left of tomorrow shall return so that new life can …

04/11/2024

In a race for control of first place in the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League softball standings, it came down to Tuesday’s battle between two of the best hurlers the league has to offer. 

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