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May 23, 2024
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New Faces

Ellery Eve Vannerus was born at 11:41 a.m. Nov. 2, 2011, to Sabra Nicole (Schlotthauer) and Paul Ernest Vannerus of Scotts Valley. She weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces when she was delivered at Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center in Santa Cruz.

San Lorenzo and Scotts Valley CZU Fire Updates

We'll be updating this page with relevant information as it comes in. 

Locals runners shine on at Bill Kearney Invitational Track Meet

In a field of 25 schools Scotts Valley and San Lorenzo Valley high schools once again brought the heat in the distance events at the Bill Kearney Invitational Track meet on April 16 at Hartnell College.

Youth softball playoffs come down to the wire

The playoffs in the three divisions of the San Lorenzo Valley girls softball league are in full swing, and the last day of the league tournament will be Saturday, May 16, at the San Lorenzo Valley Middle School softball field.


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Editor’s notebook: Changes to the Press-Banner

You may have noticed that the newspaper you are holding has the words “Postal Customer” on the upper right-hand corner of the back cover.

Nature Friendly: Guardian of the rivers and the fish

If you do not know what you are looking for, you probably will not find it. I learned that recently as Kristen Kittleson, county fisheries resource planner, and I climbed down a rocky bank to the San Lorenzo River. Immediately she saw a group of lamprey and walked out into the water in her waders to point them out to me.


Big Basin Redwoods State Park

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...