Stephen Wyman: Ironically. I’ve been volunteering with Redwood Mountain Faire since its rebirth at Roaring Camp. And as one the owners of the Boulder Creek Brewery, I was interested in producing events that would help drive our business forward. And in broader terms, events that would help bring economic vitality to our community. Fill restaurants, fill motels, hire local folks, local food vendors, and provide artists with an outlet.
The first day of school is August 22 and the County of Santa Cruz Department of Public Works was hoping to have construction finished at Boulder Creek Elementary on Laurel Street and Harmon Street before school started. Unfortunately that is not going to happen and the construction project they are currently working on is not estimated to be finished until
The San Lorenzo Valley lost a community superstar on July 20, 2016 when Jay Baker, resident of Boulder Creek for almost 60 years, passed away. In the Valley, Jay was a builder - not just physical structures - but of relationships, organizations, and community. Jay, a native of Minnesota, moved from Redwood City to a rustic cabin in the Valley with his wife Mabel in 1957. The cabin they called home was Jay’s life’s work. With his hands and his heart he turned that cabin into their dream home.
The final schedule of bus services was approved by the Santa Cruz Metro’s Board on June 24th and Friday, August 5th the details of the schedule were made available to the public via their website. The summary of changes will be printed in Headway Bus Riders’ Guide September 1st, but we have the nitty gritty for you now. These changes go into effect September 8.
Santa Cruz County officials are expected, within days, to begin accepting registrations from eligible parties interested in seeking a local license to grow medical cannabis for sale. The online registration process could roll out as early as August 11th, sources say. A 90-day registration window for eligible existing cultivators is among the provisions in the proposed new ordinance, which the Board of Supervisors approved in concept.
As of Monday August 8th the Soberanes fire was 50% contained, with 60,900 acres burned, and had over 5,000 personnel actively fighting it. That fire was started by an illegal campfire in part of Garrapata State Park that was closed to the public. Our forest could just as easily be in this same situation. Recently we had the fire that destroyed the Trout Farm Inn on June 5, the Highway 17 fire on July 4, and a campfire in an illegal encampment above the Safeway in Felton on July 27. All were responded to quickly. The Highway 17 fire had more than 200 firefighters responding,

Positively Sundrenched & Soul-Filled

August 12, 2016 ~ Stephen Wyman: Ironically. I’ve been volunteering with Redwood Mountain Faire since its rebirth at Roaring Camp. And as one the owners of the Boulder Creek Brewery, I was interested in producing events that would help drive

Road Construction Near Boulder Creek Elementary

August 12, 2016 ~ The first day of school is August 22 and the County of Santa Cruz Department of Public Works was hoping to have construction finished at Boulder Creek Elementary on Laurel Street and Harmon Street before school

Jay Baker’s Last Call

August 12, 2016 ~ The San Lorenzo Valley lost a community superstar on July 20, 2016 when Jay Baker, resident of Boulder Creek for almost 60 years, passed away. In the Valley, Jay was a builder – not just physical

Boulder Creek Gets a New Postmaster

August 12, 2016 ~ Danita lives in Santa Cruz with her significant other, Joel Siewell, and she has a 20-year old son, Johannes Zolck. “Becoming Postmaster gives me the opportunity to connect people in my community as we have connected

Bus Service Cuts, Final Schedule

August 12, 2016 ~ The final schedule of bus services was approved by the Santa Cruz Metro’s Board on June 24th and Friday, August 5th the details of the schedule were made available to the public via their website. The

Santa Cruz County to Launch Cannabis Registration Program

August 12, 2016 ~ Santa Cruz County officials are expected, within days, to begin accepting registrations from eligible parties interested in seeking a local license to grow medical cannabis for sale. The online registration process could roll out as early

Healing for the Human Tribe ~ Boulder Creek Welcomes SLV Alano Club

August 12, 2016 ~ The south end of Boulder Creek’s main drag is humming with life again as SLV Alano Club fills the empty space left by Video 9. It was a pleasant surprise to enter the familiar premises to

SLV Leadership Academy Grows Into its Second Year

August 12, 2016 ~ The 2016/17 school year is coming up fast and the SLV Leadership Academy is getting ready for a new addition to their After School Leadership Program. They are now accepting Kindergarteners and TKs to their already

SLV History ~ Linden Park

August 12, 2016 ~ George Linden arrived in Boulder Creek around 1892. He secured employment with the Southern Pacific Railroad as a laborer. At the southeast end of the railroad yard, close to the round-house, the land sloped steeply to

Santa Cruz Mountains Local News Roundup

August 12, 2016 ~ As a monthly publication we can’t always report on breaking news in our print publication. However, with the internet we can report it online on our website and Facebook. August 3, 2016 woman dies, teen injured

Recent Fires & Fire Safety

August 12, 2016 ~ As of Monday August 8th the Soberanes fire was 50% contained, with 60,900 acres burned, and had over 5,000 personnel actively fighting it. That fire was started by an illegal campfire in part of Garrapata State

Politically Speaking ~ The 65 percent Democracy

August 12, 2016 ~ According to the New York Times, 88 million eligible adults do not vote. In this year’s primary election in California, ballots were cast by about 43 percent of registered voters. Santa Cruz County did a lot

How to Turn Poo into Gold

August 12, 2016 ~ The greatest secret to your garden is hidden in your soil. Dirt determines if your tomatoes grow and your flowers bloom. In this article, Steve will show you how composting can be an art and a

Food 831 ~ The Most Heavenly Breakfast is at Heavenly Roadside Café!!

August 12, 2016 ~ I can honestly report, with Heaven as my witness, the hollandaise at the Heavenly Roadside Café is fantastic! It’s buttery, tangy, fluffy, hot and there is ample! I had the Smoked Salmon Benny with Capers (hey,

Living Simply ~ Organizing Emails

August 12, 2016 ~ If you cringe when you open your email, lose emails (along with opportunities), waste time searching through an inbox with hundreds of emails lingering, or avoid your email like the plague, then read on. While technology

Healthy Tidbits ~ Coffee, Friend or Foe

August 12, 2016 ~ New information about coffee has given many of us the green light to happily drink our morning cups confidently. High antioxidants, blood balancing effects, higher athletic performance, mental acuity, and liver detoxifying effects to name a

Mr. Astrology ~ September 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 7:21 AM (PDT) is the fall equinox, also called the autumnal equinox. There are two equinoxes every year, in March and September, when the angle of the Earth’s axis is oriented neither away from nor

Tips for Teens ~ Tips for a Great Back to School Schedule!

August 12, 2016 ~ School is about to start up again. A lot of students I know will be going from Elementary to Middle school this year. A very big step with lots of new responsibilities.

The Leftovers – Hashtag: Feelgoodmusic

August 12, 2016 ~ Based in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Sean said, “Some of us went to school together at SLVHS. Back then Sean played in a metal band with drummer, Travis Salangsang. Now as The Leftovers they have gigs

What’s on the Ballot in November?

August 12, 2016 ~ Now that the primary is over, we get to focus on the general election. I know not all of you are happy with the outcome of the primaries, but try to stay focused on the big

Major Revisions Made to County Cannabis Registration Program

August 26, 2016 ~ Saying her goal was to “make this work for everyone” County CAO Susan Mauriello directed her staff to significantly reduce the paperwork required for cultivators to register their intent to seek a license from the County.

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