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September 28, 2021

SV lands $2.1 million from county lawsuit

Scotts Valley has won $2.1 million in a court case challenging Santa Cruz County’s practice of deducting redevelopment taxes from the city’s share of property tax revenues.

Water board says increase necessary to avoid bankruptcy

Lompico County Water District board member Lois Henry says the district’s proposed rate increase is necessary to avoid bankruptcy.

Court-appointed attorney back on Brunette’s case

Defense attorney Mark Garver has been reassigned to defend accused dog abuser Robert Brunette seven months after Brunette fired Garver in an effort to represent himself.

Dispatch Log

Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office

Press-Banner office closed Fridays

The Press-Banner will close its office in Scotts Valley for business on Fridays, effective immediately, as the newspaper takes steps to weather the recession.

News Briefs

Meeting set for wildfire protection plan

Election defeat hits local jurisdictions hard

Local school and water districts and the city of Scotts Valley expect to suffer from the statewide defeat of the state budget-balancing measures on the ballot Tuesday, May 19, officials say.