Local beauty shop owner has art show
Artistic flair is the current that energizes the styling team that provides beauty and barber services at Ideal Hair in ScottsValley. Adding to the artistic energy that characterizes the styling team is the determination to continue providing outstanding customer satisfaction.
Moving Forward: Inch by Inch
As we head into summer, all of us need a little sunshine, literally and figuratively. This spring tested our resolve in ways we couldn’t have foreseen, but it also presented new opportunities to work together for the greater good of our community.
Devil Wagons on the Big Tree Road
In July, 1901, the summer guests of the Hotel Rowardennan enjoyed a glimpse of the future when a fine automobile pulled into its driveway. Joseph Kieley, a Klondike millionaire, and J. R. Burnham, who, according to the Sentinel, “has had much experience with autos,” made the run from Oakland in a little over eight hours, including an hour spent on the Big Tree Road between Santa Cruz and Ben Lomond.
Your Health: Be wary when animals bite
In my most recent column, I discussed the topic of rabies, especially what one should do if bitten by a possibly rabid animal. Now, I would like to describe animal bites in general.
Wine Lover: Passport day quickly approaches
The Jan. 21 Passport Day is coming up next weekend, and more Santa Cruz wineries will be open than ever before.
Talk about Money: News flash: George Hamilton helps pay for new health care legislation
Back on March 23, President Obama signed the much-debated law that mandates universal health insurance coverage. Aspects of the new law continue to emerge, but what we know is that while the 10 percent tax on tanning salons might take a significant bite out of the ever-bronzed George Hamilton’s wallet (ditto for our friends at Scotts Valley’s Tanners Cove), it doesn’t exactly cover all the new costs of this bill. A slew of tax modifications and penalties will follow.
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Talk about Money: Whether to invest in a nuclear future
Every time I drive past the signs at Santa Cruz’s borders declaring the city to be a “nuclear-free zone,” I think about the mistakes we’ve made regarding energy and wonder if we’ll do better in the future.
Cleanup ongoing after storm hits Santa Cruz Mountains
About 17,000 Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customers across the county were out of power on Wednesday as Department of Transportation (Caltrans) crews worked...