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50th reunion approaches

The San Lorenzo Valley High School Class of 1963 reunion will take place at 5 p.m., Saturday, July 13 at Scopazzi’s, 13300 Big Basin Highway in Boulder Creek.

Those who have not received an invitation in the mail may email Mike Russell at, call him at 831-662-1932 or Joyce Elmore at or call 831-335-3534. The cost is $45 per person and the deadline to register is July 6. For information:

Preston Boomer also invited the class to visit his home at 60 Verde Drive in Bonny Doon from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 14, followed by a pipe organ concert at 4 p.m.


Food donations sought

After a lower-than-expected haul during the Post Office canned food drive in May, Valley Churches United Missions seeks food donations to stock depleted shelves. The 2013 postal drive netted 682 pounds of food, far less than the 2012 collection of 5,427 pounds, according to VCUM records.

The organization seeks food donations which can be dropped off at VCUM, 9400 Highway 9 in Ben Lomond from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, the Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce, 360 Kings Village Road, in Scotts Valley from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily or Ben Lomond Gas Station, 9500 Highway 9 in Ben Lomond from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

For information or to help, 336-8258.


Fireworks volunteers needed

The City of Scotts Valley Advocates seek volunteers to help with the Fourth of July Fireworks in Scotts Valley. Volunteers are needed for one of two shifts, a 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. and a 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. shift. Volunteers receive a barbecue meal ticket and free admission to the fireworks show. For information: 438-3251.


Fancy car tour planned

The Symphony League of Santa Cruz County will host the first Auto d’Elegance classic car tour and event on Saturday, July 13 in Scotts Valley. The tour will allow classic car owners to drive their pre-1979 classic car to three destinations including the Canepa Museum in Scotts Valley and a winery in the Santa Cruz mountains for a gourmet lunch. Pre-registration by June 29 is required. For information:


Volunteers sought for Metro committee

Santa Cruz Metropolitan District Directors Dene Bustichi of Scotts Valley and Ron Graves of Capitola seek volunteers from their communities to apply to the METRO Advisory Committee. The committee consists of 11 members of the community who are nominated and appointed to advice Metro’s board of directors on policy, operations and other transportation issues. The committee meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. in Santa Cruz. For information or to apply: or 426-6080.

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