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Felton Grove dance hall building gets new owners
The former dance hall building of the Felton Grove Auto Resort, one of Felton's lesser-known historic buildings, is headed toward a new life and a much-needed remodel with new owners determined to ...
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SLV High production of 'Footloose' brings the 1980s back in style
The 1980s have spun back into style with San Lorenzo Valley High School’s musical performance of “Footloose” — the latest student theater production to take the Park Hall stage in Ben Lomond. “ Foo...
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Local spa owner publishes how-to book for at-home treatments
Looking for way to get a day at the spa, without leaving home? Then Melissa Stone Santangelo, owner of Balance Studio Spa in Felton, has got you covered. Her newly published book “Spa-Cipes: The Sp...
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Shreve named interim editor of the Press-Banner
Press-Banner reporter Joe Shreve has been named interim editor of the Press-Banner, effective April 8. Shreve succeeds editor Peter Burke, who is taking a position in Mountain View. “Joe will do a ...
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Motorcyclist dies, another seriously injured, in Highway 9 crash
A motorcycle rider was killed and another seriously injured in a Sunday morning traffic collision on Highway 9, approximately 6 miles north of downtown Boulder Creek. Andrew Nolten, a 29-year-old C...
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Mountain Charlie Challenge approaches
Registration is ongoing for the 2014 Mountain Charlie Challenge bicycle ride to support the Scotts Valley Educational Foundation’s programs. This year’s ride, scheduled for Saturday, May 3, will in...
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Community garden honoring Marcum breaks ground
by Joe Shreve
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Approximately 40 people descended upon the undeveloped lot between the Scotts Valley Senior Center and the Scotts Valley Community Center on Kings Village Road last Saturday to participate in the f...
Musical production of 'Legally Blonde' set to open at SVHS
by Joe Shreve
Apr 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Some 30 Scotts Valley High School students will take the stage next Friday, singing and dancing as the curtain rises on the theater department's rendering of “Legally Blonde — The Musical.” A music...
Water conservation efforts increase as hot weather approaches
by Joe Shreve
Apr 10, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
As the summer months approach in the midst of what's been described as a three-year drought, local water districts are taking steps to encourage customers to conserve water supplies that were not s...
Logging trucks to be re-routed from Boulder Creek neighborhood
by Press-Banner
Apr 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
In what can be a considered a win for neighbors, a proposed logging operation near Boulder Creek Golf and Country Club has shrunken its scope and chosen to send trucks carrying logs on a different,...
Restaurant venture breathes life into one of Felton's most historic buildings
by Joe Shreve
Apr 03, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
New life is being breathed into one of downtown Felton's most enduring landmarks, as Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing's new restaurant and taproom — The Cremer House — begins to take shape. The new rest...
Unique house overlooking Scotts Valley hits the market
by Peter Burke
Apr 03, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
A home shaped like a rocket ship and perched on top of a hill overlooking Scotts Valley is up for sale. The house, located at 100 Blueberry Court in Scotts Valley, is off Whispering Pines Drive and...