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September 28, 2021

Dispatch Log

Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office

False prize checks from Canada flooding county

County residents including people in Scotts Valley and the San Lorenzo Valley are being flooded with phony prize notices that claim to be from Pepsi and Reader’s Digest announced the Santa Cruz District Attorney’s office on Tuesday.

Skating for Allie

A roller-skating fundraiser for Allie Pomianowski — a 2007 San Lorenzo Valley High graduate who was paralyzed from the chin down after suffering a broken neck in a car accident — is Saturday, June 6, at the Scotts Valley Sports and Events Center.

Eshoo to hold telephone town hall tonight

Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) will be holding a telephone town hall meeting tonight, Tuesday, June 2 at 7 p.m.

Local state parks in jeopardy of closing

Henry Cowell State Park and Big Basin State Park would be among the 220 California state parks and beaches that Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger proposes to close as part of his latest plan to narrow California’s $24.3 billion budget deficit.

News briefs

High schoolers stage telethon for sports, arts

Highway 236 may close; Stone objects

Santa Cruz County Supervisor Mark Stone has asked Caltrans officials to find an alternative to the possible closure of Highway 236 for slip-out repairs.

SV plans to buy Sports Center as library site

Scotts Valley is expected to acquire the cavernous Scotts Valley Sports and Event Center for $4.5 million and convert most of it into a new library branch that could be open as early as next year.