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April 20, 2024
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Boys & Girls Club comes to Scotts Valley

There is a new option for parents in Scotts Valley or San Lorenzo Valley who are looking for after school programing for their children. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County (BGCSCC) is just about ready to open the new Joe and Linda Aliberti Clubhouse on Scotts Valley Drive.

Town center project moves forward: developer selected

“We’ve chosen our dance partner…. and we’re entering into a courtship that marks the beginning of a long journey together,” was how Scotts Valley Mayor Jim Reed characterized the choice of Palisades Builders, Inc. for the massive Town Center Project at a standing room only meeting of the City Council on March 21.

SMGWA first meeting of 2018

There was a lively debate at last week’s Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency board of directors meeting on whether to form an ad hoc committee for private well owners.

Court takes issue of ‘standing’

The legal of issue of whether and under what circumstances a taxpayer or citizen can bring a lawsuit against a government agency was argued in court this week.

Hobbit homes coming soon to Scotts Valley

With its majestic Redwood trees and rolling hills, the Santa Cruz Mountains are ideally perfect for building a “Hobbit” home. And that is exactly why Anna Pissanetzky and her husband Pablo decided to begin the endeavor of building one on their property in Scotts Valley.

Driverless cars, the future?

When I was a teenager in the 1970s, my first priority was to get a car – then I could have total independence to come and go as I pleased.

Preparing for climate zones

You can tell right away when you walk out the door how hot or cold it is, how windy, shady, moist or dry. You know if your soil is pure sand or hard clay because you’ve dug a few holes in your time. You don’t need a book to tell you these things. So why are the gardening zones described in Sunset Western Gardening book important when you add a new plant to your garden? And why are they so confusing in our area? The USDA Plant Hardiness zone map may tell you where a plant may survive the winter but climate zone maps let you see where that plant will thrive year round.

Scotts Valley Town Center updates

There’s something tempting for developers in the proposed Town Center development but, thus far, various ideas for the 58-acre parcel in downtown Scotts Valley have turned up short.

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Local Happenings

Work begins on busy intersection

Granite Construction this week began the long-awaited $758,000 facelift at the intersection of Mt. Hermon Road, Scotts Valley Drive and Whispering Pines Drive.



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...