Letters to the Editor
Letters and Shout-outs
Bravo to fireworks production crew Editor, Kudos to the people that put the fireworks show on for the Fourth of July — amazing show, by far the best year yet. Not sure what company Scotts Valley us...
Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: Expanded arrest logs highlight negative parts of community
To the editor:   Reading the June 6 edition of the Press-Banner I was disappointed to find a whole page dedicated to Santa Cruz Co. arrest records. If people want to know all the bad things that ha...
Jun 12, 2014 | 8 8 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: 'Trial by media' has no place in SV, SLV communities
To the editor: Recently hired Press-Banner editor Jon Chown is apparently determined to waste no time leaving his mark on the paper. The changes in typography and layout I can take or leave. Howeve...
Jun 12, 2014 | 5 5 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: The Faire was a Magnificent Success
To the editor: The Redwood Mountain Faire was a great success, with 5,000 people coming over the weekend to enjoy beautiful weather listening to diverse bands, purchasing fine arts and crafts, part...
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: Obama is right to address climate change
To the editor: I applaud our president for taking the first stand ever on limiting the carbon footprint for which the power companies are 44 percent responsible. Our leader has taken a step that be...
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: We’d Vote For Public Water Again
To the editor: In 2005, Felton passed a bond for local control of their water with 74.8 percent of the voters approving. We in Felton would definitely make the same decision again. To see the video...
Jun 06, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: Henflings Sign Returned Undamaged
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
To the editor: The heisted Henfling's sign magically appeared early Sunday morning, right where it was taken, undamaged and hot as a firecracker. Thank you for your support. "The Power of the Press...
Letter: Thank You for Your Support These Past 8 Years
Jun 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
To the editor: I am announcing that I will not seek re-election to the office of Fire Director of the Scotts Valley Fire Protection District. After three elections and eight years serving the Scott...
Letter: Give Our Students A Technological Boost
Jun 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
The San Lorenzo Valley Core Math Program just received a large donation from the SLV Foundation For Education to purchase Chromebooks for two high school math classes. The state of California has m...
Letter: Support Measure A on June 3
Jun 02, 2014 | 9 9 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
To the editor: I have spoken with several hundred Scotts Valley residents about Measure A. Everyone understands the need to replace the middle school, sooner rather than later. The two objections r...
Letter: Measure A Makes Good Economic Sense
Jun 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
To the editor: I share the concern of all residents of Scotts Valley that our taxes are spent wisely and effectively. Twelve years ago our family made a decision to make Scotts Valley our new home ...
Letter: Wildey Will Help Us Clean Up
Jun 02, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
To the editor: I have lived in Santa Cruz County since the ’70s and raised my son here. In my career as a social worker, I observed an increase in drug addiction, crime and violence. I also volunte...