Letters to the Editor
Letters & Shout-outs
Letter: Costly financial impact of cap-and-trade fuel regulation Editor, The rural community has borne the brunt of California’s economic downturn, including high unemployment rates and a lingering...
Sep 18, 2014 | 9 9 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: Woodstove program overlooks realities of living in SLV
Editor, I am a little weary of programs that sound good on paper but are faulty in reality. The proposal from the Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District (MBUAPCD) sounds great; funds t...
Sep 11, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: Gott’s disruptive behavior led to official censure
Editor, Having read the article about the candidates for the Board of Directors of Lompico Water District with interest, I took note of the statements made by incumbent Director Sherwin Gott. As pr...
Sep 11, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: Time for Lompico Water merger with Schaller and Schneider
Editor, I live in Lompico, and support John Schneider and Merrie Schaller for Lompico Water Board because they are the only two candidates who support a merger with SLV Water District. My interest ...
Sep 11, 2014 | 9 9 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: Hammer, Prather, and Ratcliffe ideal choices for SLVWD
Editor, Eric Hammer, Larry Prather, and Gene Ratcliffe are a great slate because they all have the same positive vision for the San Lorenzo Valley Water District. They are dedicated to providing hi...
Sep 11, 2014 | 7 7 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter: Deer incident on Highway 9 was handled properly by CHP
Editor, In your Aug. 29 Press-Banner, Letters and Shout-Outs, entitled "Roadside animal euthanasia unnecessarily inhumane,” a reader wrote in of her interpretation of an incident in Boulder Creek. ...
Sep 04, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shout-out: Volunteers make growing up in SLV more enriching
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor, Big cheers and thank you's for all those volunteers who step up to lead, coach and support our youth clubs in the Valley! Life is very busy and to add more responsibility and duties to your...
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Aug 28, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Letter: An urgent call to all cell phone drivers Editor, The other day, a woman driving a large, red truck came down Roaring Camp Road and ran the stop sign onto Graham Hill Road while talking on h...
Letter: Remember to be mindful of others while enjoying large events
Jul 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor, My family and I, along with community from Santa Cruz to Boulder Creek, sat in awe of the wonderful – if not best – display of fireworks put on by Scotts Valley. Understandably, large crowd...
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Jul 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letter: Expanded arrest logs highlight negative parts of community
Jun 12, 2014 | 8 8 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Letter: 'Trial by media' has no place in SV, SLV communities
Jun 12, 2014 | 6 6 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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...