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Finance | Home Finance for San Lorenzo and Scotts Valleys Today

Homeowners may gloat at long-term home price growth, but others struggle to enjoy the blessings of mountain home ownership. Redfin states: “In November 2023,...
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SLVUSD explores selling land of historic schoolhouse that burned

A century ago, Alba Road—between Ben Lomond and Boulder Creek—was home to Walter Ranch, which boasted 5,000 strawberry plants, the pioneering Guichard family, easy...
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Shirli McLaughlin’s final chapter: Friends remember community-building Ben Lomond shopkeeper

When I first stepped foot inside the Third Hand Store in Ben Lomond, a Canadian tasked with covering the quirky and community-oriented Scotts Valley...

Messy December weather leads to crashes in Santa Cruz County

With rain descending on Santa Cruz County in earnest over the past week, first responders have had their hands full. On Sunday, just after 8:15pm,...
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Finance | Financing Home Care in San Lorenzo Valley

As a paraplegic planner, I have faced the need for part-time in-home assistance while simultaneously having the CFP financial expertise. Caregivers do non-medical tasks...

San Lorenzo Valley Water District appoints Frus as interim general manager

San Lorenzo Valley Water District (SLVWD) recently announced it has approved a contract for Brian Frus to be interim general manager, succeeding General Manager...
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News Briefs | Published Dec. 8, 2023

Highway 35 near Bear Creek Road reopens to through traffic Highway 35 near Bear Creek Road in the Santa Cruz Mountains has reopened under one-way...

Guest View | A Log in the Forest

I teach the lesson of humility;Overstretched snaps the bow,The usefulness of futility;The advantage of laying low. —Laozi Laozi once left eternal wisdom with a border...

Cabrillo College launches new Wine Studies degree

Cabrillo College has announced the introduction of its inaugural Wine Studies Associate in Science (A.S.) degree, officially approved in October.  The degree, set to debut...

At Lockheed Martin protest, Jewish and Palestinian voices oppose the Israeli...

Pro-Palestinian activists assembled outside the secretive Lockheed Martin compound in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Nov. 10, the day after a similar demonstration had blocked...

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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...