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01/31/2023

MONTEREY—The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am will be jam packed once again with hundreds of spectators hoping to catch a glimpse of their favorite professional star athletes, actors or musicians battling it out on the golf course from Feb. 1-5. “Building …

01/30/2023

Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s deputies on Sunday arrested a juvenile suspected in the shooting death of an 18-year-old male at a party on Saturday. Authorities are not yet releasing any information about the suspect because they are a minor. The …

01/29/2023

Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office detectives are looking for a suspect who fatally shot a victim in Boulder Creek Saturday night during a party. According to the Sheriff’s office, deputies headed to the 1000 block of Brimblecom Road at about …

01/27/2023

The fallen branches have been neatly arranged along a rock border next to the La Placa Family Bakery parking lot as the sun streams down through the redwoods to the red translucent awning, but here along Highway 9 in Ben …

01/27/2023

Last Thursday, Jan. 19, the meeting room at Zayante Fire Department was packed to the rafters with local residents pleading for more information on storm recovery and disaster relief. The catastrophic series of storms that pounded the region beginning in …

01/27/2023

Do you set personal goals as you head into the new year? Did you know that people who set goals tend to have higher self-motivation, self-esteem, independence and confidence? Having goals gives us a sense of purpose and something to …

01/27/2023

A self-proclaimed renaissance man, Felton’s Marc Shargel is a name many have come to know and appreciate. Shargel has long had a calling to and interest in all things marine-based, and his years of underwater photography have resulted in three …

01/27/2023

Benjamin Franklin, during the late 17th century, coined the phrase, “A watched pot never boils.” I am sure each of us has uttered that phrase at least once in our lifetime. I know I have, more than once this last …

01/27/2023

During their first regularly scheduled meeting of the year on Jan. 18, Scotts Valley Council members handed out committee appointments for the upcoming year. Mayor Jack Dilles prepared the list, which was included as part of the consent calendar, and …

01/27/2023

The other day I visited three local nurseries to see what’s new in their bare root edible selection. In addition to the classics, I found a ton of new varieties for containers and smaller home gardens. Now is the time …

01/25/2023

Scotts Valley High girls’ soccer team is quietly making its presence felt within the league and slowly becoming a squad that opponents are carefully scouting before taking the pitch. Falcons senior striker Naiya Samios scored twice, and Lia Lock and …

01/20/2023

Ben Lomond resident Krista Scarborough, whose family owns Scarborough Lumber, spent the first few weeks of 2023 questioning whether the ever-intensifying weather systems could fairly be compared with the historic storms 41 years ago that killed 33 people. “When it …