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Plain Talk About Food | It’s ‘Tom and Jerry’ Weather

I was in the kitchen adding eggs to the batter in my Mixmaster when the lights began to blink, that tell-tale sign that our...

A Fresh Start for Longtime Radio Host

After nearly 31 years behind the microphone at KSCO, Ben Lomond resident and local celebrity Rosemary Chalmers is reinventing herself. As the long-time host of...

Ben Lomond Man Dies in Highway Crash

A 61-year-old man from Ben Lomond died after his car veered off Highway 17 and smashed into a metal pole Sunday. Just before 9am, Thomas...

Plain Talk About Food | Gong Xi Fa Cai

San Francisco’s Chinatown was my hubby and my destination to celebrate the Chinese New Year the first year we married. 1974 was the Year of...

The Grey Christmas Blouse

The blouse was grey, and the most beautiful blouse that this little 8-year-old girl had ever seen in her short lifetime. The blouse had...
trailer park fire

Mobile homes destroyed in fire

Residents of the Redwoods on the River trailer park in Ben Lomond were told to flee as fire consumed a pair of mobile homes...
CHP investigate fatal crash

Ben Lomond Man Drowns After Car Crashes into Zayante Creek

A 78-year-old Ben Lomond man died on April 7 after his vehicle went off the road and into Zayante Creek, authorities said. Don Daily was...
veterans village

Newly-opened Veterans Village Provides Stability, Path for Healing

At an afternoon gathering in Ben Lomond Saturday, local service providers united to mark the opening of a housing project meant to help veterans...

Scotts Valley, SLV communities evacuated as fires burn out of control

Monday, Aug. 24: CZU Lightning Complex fires had burned through 78,000 acres and destroyed 176 homes and six commercial buildings as of Monday afternoon, and 24,323 more structures were threatened in the path of the fire. The fire was only 13% contained.

Man hospitalized after swift water rescue

Quick response from local first responders and a knowledge of CPR may have saved the life of a kayaker on the San Lorenzo River this weekend.


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...