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News Briefs | Published May 10, 2024

News Briefs
Roaring Camp plans Mother’s Day Brunch Make Mother’s Day memorable for mom on her special day by treating her to Roaring Camp’s Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet and train ride on May 12. Enjoy an elegant and delectable brunch while listening to soothing live music from local...

Highway 9 closures scheduled next week for tree work

Roadwork
A section of Highway 9 will be closed from Lower Glen Arbor Road to Upper Glen Arbor on Tuesday, May 14, through Thursday, May 16, from 9am-3pm. This closure is necessary so that Caltrans can perform work on various trees between Scenic Way and Woodland...

Longtime rec manager sues City of Scotts Valley for disability discrimination

Scotts Valley City Hall
Kristin Ard, a longtime municipal worker who’s been battling cancer, is suing the City of Scotts Valley for disability discrimination. Known affectionately around town as “Kard,” she was at the helm of the Recreation Division since taking over from Conrad Sudduth in 2012. Back then, according...

News Briefs | Published May 3, 2024

News Briefs
Prescribed burn continues at Big Basin State Park California State Parks and allied agencies, including Cal Fire, began a prescribed burn on April 24 in Big Basin Redwoods State Park. The 30-acre burn is occurring in the northern end of the park near Johansen and China...

Scotts Valley Water District well replacement project restarts

Construction of Scotts Valley Water District’s 1,500-foot-deep Sucinto Well is underway. The new well, located on Sucinto Drive, replaces 30-year-old Well 3B, which has been in decline for several years and is located on the same site. The new well has a design capacity of...

Far West Fungi steps onto the event stage with two-day festival in Felton

Mushroom
Imagine yourself way back in January, embarking on a trip to the 50th annual Fungus Fair at London Nelson. Perhaps you convinced a skeptical friend to join you, only to find a line wrapped around the building. And facing a choice between fungus and...

San Lorenzo Valley man accused of new imprisonment charge, witness tampering

Santa Cruz County Superior Courthouse
A 37-year-old San Lorenzo Valley man who was already facing felony rape and violent false imprisonment charges has been accused of additional offenses prosecutors say he committed earlier this month. But for several days in a row, the defendant, Michael Richard Kelly, who’s back in...

Emergency guardrail repairs result in daytime lane closures for Highway 17 near Scotts Valley on Monday

Maintenance crews will be performing emergency repairs to the guardrail in the median on Highway 17 near Scotts Valley on Monday, April 22. Travelers in both directions of Highway 17 near Crescent Drive will encounter a closure of the #1 (left) lane on Monday...

News Briefs | Published April 19, 2024

News Briefs
Free screening of ‘Screenagers’ set for Wednesday Sponsored by the SLVHS Cougar Club, a free screening of the movie, “Screenagers Next Chapter: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience,” will take place Wednesday, April 24, at 7pm at the SLV High School Performing Arts Center. This is a...

Highway 17 overnight lane closures in Scotts Valley begin Monday

Roadwork
Construction work on Highway 17 in Scotts Valley from south of Mt. Hermon Road to one-half mile north of Glenwood Drive will result in northbound and southbound lane closures beginning Monday, April 15, at 8:30pm. The closure of the Highway 17 northbound lanes will take...

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Big Basin Redwoods State Park launches summer shuttle service for weekends,...

Just in time for the busy Memorial Day holiday weekend, California State Parks and Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks have announced that access...