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SVWD Installs New Weather Station

SVWD Installs New Weather Station

The Scotts Valley Water District (SVWD) announced it has installed a new weather station at the District’s El Pueblo facility. The new weather station replaces an older-style rain gauge that had been in use for many years. The rain gauge only collected rainfall data and needed to be measured by hand. The new station automatically records […]






Highway 17 Northbound Lane Closure

Highway 17 Northbound Lane Closure

Rockslide Removal at Vinehill Road Saturday SANTA CRUZ COUNTY — The northbound No. 2 lane of northbound Hwy. 17 at Vinehill Road will be closed on Saturday, Jan. 21 from 7 am until 4 pm for the emergency removal of mud and rock slide debris. Caltrans may implement a traffic switch for this roadwork allowing two-way […]






4-H Art Show: To Make the Best Better

4-H Art Show: To Make the Best Better

Art From 4-H Clubs Sunday, January 22, from 2 – 4 p.m. Scotts Valley Library Join Santa Cruz County 4-H Clubs for a Showcase Event at the Scotts Valley Public Library on Sunday, January 22nd 2:00-4:00pm. Members from Scotts Valley 4-H, Felton 4-H, and Quail Creek 4-H Clubs are currently showing project items throughout the library […]






2016 – A Year of Change

2016 – A Year of Change

By Noel Smith Fifty Years of Change — A significant milestone for 2016 was the celebration of the City of Scotts Valleys 50th anniversary. Mayor Donna Lind and council members Randy Johnson and Dene Bustichi led the commemorative festivities with the 4th of July Parade and a BBQ on August 2. The Scotts Valley Times […]






Tenth Annual SVEF Tree Lot

Tenth Annual SVEF Tree Lot

Raise Funds for Scotts Valley Public Schools Drive a little and donate a lot! The Scotts Valley Educational Foundation hosts their 10th annual Christmas Tree Lot to benefit Scotts Valley public schools. Organizers bring the Christmas Tree farm to Scotts Valley for families to select a farm-fresh tree and donate to their children’s school, simultaneously. […]






Honoring All Who Served

Honoring All Who Served

The 7th Annual Veterans Day Dinner Friday, November 11, 6 – 9 p.m. • Scopazzi’s in Boulder Creek Enjoy an evening of fine dining and camaraderie while honoring our veterans with service branch recognition, patriotic songs and a sharing of their history. Friday November 11 6 – 9 p.m. Veterans Day! This is the 7th Annual […]






Scotts Valley Performing Arts Center Progress

Scotts Valley Performing Arts Center Progress

Raising Money for First Phase of Construction Plans for creating a new Scotts Valley Performing Arts Center are making progress as the Scotts Valley Community Theater Guild kicks off its Capital Campaign to raise money for the first phase of construction. Hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of volunteer work have already been donated with the demolition of […]






SLV & SV Meal and Food Programs: November 2016

SLV & SV Meal and Food Programs: November 2016

Tuesdays through Saturdays (also 4th Mondays). Valley Churches United, Food Pantry and Food Distribution programs. Tues-Thurs 9-11:45 and Saturday 10-11:45. 1st and 3rd Fridays 9-11 are for seniors only. USDA Distribution on 4th Monday 10-1. For SLV, Scotts Valley, and Bonny Doon residents. Ben Lomond, corner of Highway 9 across from Ben Lomond Market, 336-8258. […]






2016 Local Measures for Scotts Valley Times

2016 Local Measures for Scotts Valley Times

Measure D Santa Cruz County Half-cent sales tax for 30 years, raising approximately $17 million annually for local transportation projects Requires 66.67% (2/3) YES to pass Summary — Percentage Allocations by the SCCRTC • 30% Direct Allocation to Cities and County – Local roadway pavement repair and operational improvements, school and neighborhood traffic safety projects, bicycle […]






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