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April 20, 2024
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Local teenager heading to National Motocross Championship

Sam Martin is not your average high school student. At 16, Martin, who grew up in Ben Lomond, has qualified for Loretta Lynn’s Amateur National Motocross Championship. After placing first in several amateur youth competitions, Martin, 16, received an invitation to the National Championship. Sam will participate in the 125cc and 250cc in his age group during the races from July 30 to August 4 in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee.

Radio station gets funds for new antenna to service SLV

Radio station manager Tina Davey never imagined she would have the funds to build a new antenna, needed desperately in order to service the whole valley. But during KBCZ’s last pledge drive a few weeks ago several generous donations from the community and an anonymous donor who gave $8,000 helped reach the goal.

Quail Hollow Ranch: Volunteers keep up this local treasure

Who knew that in 1937 Lawrence and Ruth Lane, recent transplants from Iowa and the new owners and publishers of Sunset Magazine, also bought the Quail Hollow Ranch in Santa Cruz County that same year?  Sunset Magazine and its publishing brand would go on to achieve great success in the decades ahead, and from the patio and kitchen of the Quail Hollow ranch house the Lane’s would develop many of the ideas that would later become famous as the “California lifestyle.”

New charter school denied for SLVUSD

At last week’s board meeting, the San Lorenzo Valley School Unified District voted unanimously to deny a petition to form a new independent charter middle school.

How a water district prepares for drought

After last year’s heavy rainfall and severe flooding, it is appearing that the state is heading towards another period of drought.

San Lorenzo Valley Water District considers lawsuit against director

 In an effort to appear transparent, the San Lorenzo Water District Board of Directors invited the public to make statements and ask questions on Tuesday evening, regarding a potential lawsuit against board director Bill Smallman.

MCT’s ‘Spamalot’ set to debut in Ben Lomond

“Spamalot,” a musical play lovingly adapted from the motion picture “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” is all ready to make its Park Hall debut this Friday at 8 p.m. in Ben Lomond.



Emergency guardrail repairs result in daytime lane closures for Highway 17...

Maintenance crews will be performing emergency repairs to the guardrail in the median on Highway 17 near Scotts Valley on Monday, April 22. Travelers...