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June 23, 2024

Your Health: In case of swine flu, some treatment guidelines

In my two prior swine flu columns, I advised everyone to be prepared for the flu season by getting vaccinated when the vaccine is available. I also talked about being prepared to stay at home for the duration of one’s flu symptoms.

Give kids a reason to feel gardening

With students going back to school, my thoughts turn to young people and how to pique their interest in the plant world. Many schools have life lab gardens, and families growing vegetables and fruit trees have a head start.

New Faces

Stryker Austin Silva was born at 8 a.m. July 15, 2009, to Nancy Maureen Caputo and Gavin Daniel Silva of Scotts Valley. He weighed 4 pounds, 11 ounces, at Dominican Santa Cruz Hospital.

Albacore bite breaks open with warm water

It has been at least three years since the last good albacore season. We have had small teases the past few years, but the red-hot fishing we saw in the late 1990s and first years of this millennium just disappeared.

Club Roundup

Exchange Club of Scotts Valley

Bonny Doon couple celebrates 50 years

Bonny Doon residents Marion and Dick Wahl celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009.

What’s a wine club?

Most wineries offer wine club memberships that allow their patrons to receive monthly or quarterly shipments of wine. Usually, a wine club membership will also come with some perks, such as free tastings, discounts on wine and an annual wine club party.

Swine flu advice: Stay home

Editor’s note: This is the second installment in a three-part series addressing the H1N1 virus.

Nature Friendly: Walk among redwoods

My home is encircled by fairy rings. But before you envision my dog, Bucky, and me hiding out at night to see if the wee little ones will appear, let me explain that these are rings of redwoods.

Your Health: Preparing for H1N1 virus

I want to spend the next few weeks trying to bring you up to date on the most current information concerning swine flu, which is now being referred to by the experts as the H1N1 virus.


News Briefs

News Briefs | Published June 21, 2024

Scotts Valley 4th of July Parade route extended this year Scotts Valley Police Department has announced the annual Scotts Valley 4th of July Parade and...