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News Briefs | Published March 22, 2024

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SLVHS Interact Club hosts first Community Egg Hunt San Lorenzo Valley High School’s Interact Club will be hosting their first Community Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30, at San Lorenzo Valley Elementary’s Field of Dreams (7155 Highway 9 in Felton) from 9am-12pm. The free event is...

Officials unveil park memorial in honor of fallen sheriff’s deputy

Willowbrook County Park
An unveiling was held last week at the completion of Willowbrook County Park in Aptos for Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller, who was gunned down in June 2020 while on duty. “Our sincerest heartfelt thank you to all who contributed to the dedication...

Hitchcock Festival delivers an unforgettable experience for second year

Hitchcock Festival
One day, during journalism school up in Canada, I headed down from my dorm to catch a glimpse of rising star Orlando Bloom on his way into a premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. I encountered a gruff tabloid photographer with a mustache...

Mountain Community Theater brings the laughs with ‘Odd Couple’ productions

Mountain Community Theater Odd Couple
If you grew up in the ’70s, the names Oscar and Felix are synonymous with uproarious laughter. From the 1965 Broadway hit to the 1968 film to the television series that ran for five years in the early ’70s, the madcap story of two...

Skypark Tot Lot grand opening set for Sunday

Skypark Tot Lot
City of Scotts Valley has announced the grand opening of the inclusive Skypark Tot Lot Playground on Sunday, March 17, from 11am-1pm. The event will start with a short ceremony and ribbon-cutting at 11am, followed by children activities, food trucks and a fun-filled day for...

Rep. Panetta, Monterey Bay Economic Partnership host broadband expansion roundtable in Boulder Creek

Broadband roundtable Jimmy Panetta
U.S. Rep. Jimmy Panetta, in collaboration with the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership, recently convened a community roundtable on the expansion of broadband and cellular service in Boulder Creek. This was the second such dialogue Panetta has hosted with local leaders and residents as he works...

Scotts Valley gears up for 2nd annual Alfred Hitchcock Festival

Alfred Hitchcock Festival
Did you know that Scotts Valley is the home to an annual festival that honors the memory of the iconic director Alfred Hitchcock? Alfred Hitchcock had a home in Scotts Valley for many years. By most accounts, he is the area’s most famous resident. The...

News Briefs | Published March 1, 2024

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Celebrate laughter at comedy show Friday night A very special evening of comedy is set for Friday, March 1, at 7:30pm at the Scotts Valley Cultural and Performing Arts Center. The “Global Comedy with Kiry Shabazz” event will be hosted by DNA, voted Best Comedian in...

San Lorenzo Valley High School presents ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Beauty and the Beast
The Theater Department at San Lorenzo Valley High School is bringing a Disney favorite to the stage in March, and they’re excited to have you be their guest as they roll out “Beauty and the Beast” at the SLVHS Performing Arts Center (PAC).  Showing from...

Roommates recall Boulder Creek man killed by fallen trees as quiet but generous

Boulder Creek house storm
In the months Roy Windom IV spent living in the same Boulder Creek house as Robert Brainard III, the man who was killed when a tree fell on his bedroom Feb. 4, they never really made a big deal about their names including Roman...

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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...