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Plain Talk About Food | Happiness is Prime Rib of Beef

“Laughter is brightest where food is best.” —Irish Proverb I love cooking for people, especially when the guests are people I have never met, or...
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TherapyWorks | 6 Types of Self-Care to Help Reduce Stress

While it might sound selfish or impossible to make time for self-care during stressful times of your life, self-care is crucial to keep you...
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The Mountain Gardener | Arbor Day in California

California’s Arbor Day is celebrated on March 9 this year. It’s actually a whole week in honor of famed horticulturist Luther Burbank’s birthday. The...
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Letters to the Editor | Published March 1, 2024

Let’s work together to make a better world In the Jan. 5, 2024, Banner, I was sad to read Wes Modes of Felton saying, “Let’s...
Strictly Business TEDx Santa Cruz

Strictly Business | Heads Up, Friends—TEDx Santa Cruz is Coming to...

As a beacon of innovation and enlightenment, TEDx Santa Cruz shines brightly on our community’s horizon, inviting us to explore the depths of human...
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Finance | Employee Stock Options Bring Wealth and Tech to the...

To design the coolest toys in the smallest boxes, local tech firms offer engineers and managers not just quarter-million-dollar salaries, insurance and 401(k)s—but discounts...
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The Mountain Gardener | Early March in the Garden

Almost overnight, although maybe I’m judging by rain storms, spring is upon us. The birds sure know it is and I’m seeing trees in...
Guest Column Viewpoint Letter

Guest Viewpoint | Strengthening Rural Resilience: The Vital Importance of Measure...

Within Santa Cruz County’s forests and mountainous neighborhoods, Measure K stands as a beacon of hope. For these residents—who have become far too familiar...
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Plain Talk About Food | Attitude Adjustment

“Attitude is the ‘little’ thing that makes a big difference.” —Winston Churchill Each morning, I swing my legs over the side of my bed, slide...
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The Mountain Gardener | How to Use Phenology in the Garden

Always on the lookout for potential problems in my garden, I can use all the help I can get. Solutions are out there. One...

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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...