68.4 F
Scotts Valley
July 24, 2024

Container Know How

the mountain gardener
I used to have over 300 containers. Then I whittled them down to 200. The fire took care of that but I saved a bunch by cutting away burned roots, replacing melted pots and giving the survivors some TLC. I consider them pets now...

Warm Embrace: Coffee Quilters Wrap Mountain Roasting Owner With Gift

Quail Hollow Quilters
On Oct. 20, Pat Huntsinger from the Quail Hollow Quilters presented Mountain Roasting Company owner Steve Taylor with a handmade quilt for his decades of service to the San Lorenzo Valley community. It was Huntsinger’s idea for the Quail Hollow Quilters to get together and...

Letters to the Editor, July 23

letters to the editor
Fultz is a cheapskate and political poseur I would like to disagree with director Bob Fultz on a very important issue: He does not work for me and never has. He has always followed his own singular focus on cost-cutting. In fact, I remember attending...

County Supervisors Approve Balanced Budget

Santa Cruz County
The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved the proposed $1.033 billion budget for 2022-23, including a $680.7 million general fund. The budget represents a $5 million spending decrease from the prior year. Most notable in this year’s spending plan is the county’s new...



Santa Cruz Mountains wildfire quelled quickly

A fire that grew to a half-acre in the Santa Cruz Mountains was extinguished quickly Friday morning before it could threaten the nearby communities...