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Longtime Mount Hermon CEO Williams dies
Mount Hermon Christian Camps and Conference Center Chief Executive Officer Roger Williams passed away on Sunday, Sept. 14 after a near-three-year battle with cancer. Williams, who was 67, served as...
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fatal accident claims Boulder Creek man
A Boulder Creek man was pronounced dead at the scene of a fiery solo vehicle crash on northbound La Madrona Drive last week. According to a report by the California Highway Patrol, Brendon Youmans,...
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Local schools benefit from legacy of Bethany University
Many local schools and organizations have benefited from the legacy left behind by the Bethany University campus. Bethany University closed its doors in 2011 after about 90 years of instruction. Si...
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Meet the Candidates: Lompico Water District
As part of the Press-Banner's election coverage, each candidate running for local office in the Nov. 4 election will be highlighted. This week's focus will be on the race for the Lompico Water Dist...
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New leader takes the helm of Valley Churches United
Nine months after the passing of Annette Marcum, founder and executive director of Valley Churches United Missions, the organization that she developed into a Santa Cruz County mainstay named Dave ...
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Scotts Valley library displays local artwork of California
The Scotts Valley Public Library recently launched an all-new art display featuring professional artists who have captured the beauty of California in their paintings. Part of the library’s “Art in...
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SVMS staff takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
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Some 30 teachers, administrators and staffers of Scotts Valley Middle School gathered on the campus’ field last Friday where, in view of parents and students, they were sprayed by members of the Sc...
Meet the candidates: San Lorenzo Valley Water District
by Joe Shreve
Aug 28, 2014 | 32 32 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
As part of the Press-Banner's election coverage, each candidate running for local office in the Nov. 4 election will be highlighted. This week's focus will be on the race for the board of directors...
Scotts Valley divers help bust Lover's Point poachers
by Joe Shreve
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Visitors to Lover's Point in Pacific Grove last Sunday afternoon may have been witness to an unusual sight, as a pair of wetsuit-clad men toting a large stringer of illegally caught rock cod led an...
Work set to begin on permanent Nelson Road bypass
by Joe Shreve
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
More than three years after a massive mudslide buried a 300-foot section of rural Nelson Road in Scotts Valley, work is set to begin on a permanent repair to the road that 33 households rely upon. ...
Annual River and Road Cleanup headed to SLV for 28th year
by Patricia Sousa
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Valley Women’s Club of the San Lorenzo Valley is anticipating over 100 volunteers for its 28th Annual River and Road Cleanup, on Saturday Sept. 20 in Felton, Boulder Creek, Lompico, and Ben Lom...
Three candidates vie for two seats on SV City Council
by Joe Shreve
Aug 21, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
As part of the Press-Banner's election coverage, each candidate running for local office in the Nov. 4 election will be highlighted. This week's focus will be on the race for Scotts Valley City Cou...