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May 19, 2024
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Scotts Valley tech start-up aims to shake up global biz payments industry

Inside the Shell station at Scotts Valley Drive and Mt. Hermon Road, right next to the ATM there’s a similar-looking cryptocurrency dispenser where a person can buy the Ethereum cryptocurrency “Ether” with cash. But if a person takes Glen Canyon Road under the freeway and...

Scotts Valley Ballroom Dance Studio Welcomes Interested Students

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Back in July 2021, when the Press Banner reported that Richard Myers and his wife Marianne were planning to open a ballroom dance studio in Scotts Valley, the pandemic appeared to be waning. There was a sense of eagerness at their Arthur Murray location in...

Santa Cruz Bread Boy, Humble Sea collab takes valley by storm

Humble Sea Tavern
The hottest new haunt in the San Lorenzo Valley at the moment is not exactly new. The way the deer gazes out over the space illuminated by bulbs covered by hipster light fixtures, as customers wearing coats and toques sip milky-orange craft beers is...

Community rallies to save beloved Felton Mercantile

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Hundreds more people signed their names this week to a petition to save a woman-owned storefront in downtown Felton that showcases the wares of more than 50 local artists. After surviving through the most difficult pandemic days, and during a wildfire that destroyed hundreds...

BCBA Board taking nominations for 2021

The Boulder Creek Business Association Board is taking nominations for 2021 board.  “We are taking nominations for anyone wanting to serve the community, enhance BCBA events, promote local businesses, build better relationships with other organizations, and work with a fun and energetic team,” it announced...

Local author publishes second book, Journey to Heal

UC Santa Cruz librarian and local author Wei Wei published her second book, Journey to Heal, this Jan. The work features 24 nature photos accompanied by poetry reflecting on her healing process after the loss of her father. “It was very hard for me when...

Ben Lomond Business Revels in History

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According to a historical inventory application, the Hessey House, aka the “pink house” at the southern entrance to Ben Lomond, is the oldest business/residence in the village. The story of the building, built by Thomas Hessey after he moved to town in the 1890s, tells...

New Scotts Valley Theater Plans Inaugural Open House Saturday

Donna Lind
Scotts Valley has been moving on up in the retail and restaurant arena. With the opening of the shops at The Hangar, and the brand-new Target replacing K-Mart, the shopping opportunities in town are growing exponentially. Dining has always been plentiful, but the one...

Faultline Taproom Overcame Covid-Era Obstacles to Open In Scotts Valley

Faultline Brewing Company
As the fog began to envelop the coastal areas of Santa Cruz County Tuesday evening, the sun beamed, uninterrupted, on a building up the hill that, from a distance, looked like there could be aircraft stationed inside. A remote-controlled copter buzzed about the open field...

City distributing nearly $350K to businesses, childcare

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When asked about how dire the situation is for local businesses despite the recent relaxing of Covid-19 restrictions imposed by the state, Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Danny Reber did not hold back. About a handful of businesses have already shuttered, and...


News Briefs

News Briefs | Published May 17, 2024

Brook Lomond Iris Farm hosts Sale and Show this weekend Brook Lomond Iris Farm in Ben Lomond opens its gardens to the public on May...