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Backpacks for Back To School

Backpacks for Back To School

Valley Churches United’s backpack program is in full swing with volunteers busy filling backpacks for local San Lorenzo Valley and Scotts Valley kids returning to school in mid August. At this time their greatest need is high school quality backpacks with laptop sleeves for boys and girls. The nonprofit is also in need of 1½” […]

20 Years of Scotts Valley’s Art, Wine & Beer Festival

20 Years of Scotts Valley’s Art, Wine & Beer Festival

Featuring Cops N Rodders Car Show and Scotts Valley Roll-In Motorcycle Show The Scotts Valley Art, Wine & Beer Festival is celebrating its 20th Anniversary by welcoming 103 Artists, including 44 Artists who are NEW to the show! We are proud to have several local Open Studio artists who will be showing in a festival […]

SLV & Scotts Valley Meal and Food Programs: August 2019

SLV & Scotts Valley Meal and Food Programs: August 2019

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. […]

SLV Valedictorians & Salutatorians

SLV Valedictorians & Salutatorians

San Lorenzo Valley High Valedictorians Maya McCabe: Seattle University, Majoring in International Studies/Spanish • Future Plans: International Relations / Diplomacy Julia Poetzinger: Northwestern University, Majoring in Theater & English (Double Major) • Future Plans: to become a dramaturg (if possible); to work in theater. ••• San Lorenzo Valley High Salutatorians Jack Calden: University of Portland, Majoring in Mechanical Engineering […]

Celebration Thru July in SLV Area

Celebration Thru July in SLV Area

July is GAME ON for San Lorenzo Valley residents Month-long Santa Cruz County Parks celebration highlights activities and services Summer is here, which means it’s time to get out and explore the great things happening in the San Lorenzo Valley at your local parks and recreation centers. This July, join in on the fun and […]

McPherson Launches Re-election Campaign

McPherson Launches Re-election Campaign

Looking For Third Term on Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors Bruce McPherson announced Friday he is seeking re-election to a third term on the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors representing District 5, which covers the San Lorenzo Valley and parts of Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz. “Working alongside people in the 5th District […]

Locals Help To Install City’s First Storm Drain Murals

Locals Help To Install City’s First Storm Drain Murals

Neighborhoods along the San Lorenzo River are painting the City of Santa Cruz’s first storm drain murals to increase awareness of how pollution and storm water travel along streets and sidewalks to the river and Monterey Bay. The first of three murals was installed Sunday, June 2, on Pryce Street by local artist Ralph D’Oliveira […]

VCU Kicks Off ‘Bucks for Hunger’ Drive

VCU Kicks Off ‘Bucks for Hunger’ Drive

Valley Churches United is kicking off their 29th annual spring Bucks For Hunger fundraising drive with a mailing that community residents will receive this week. The year-round food pantry is looking forward to the community support that helps fill the pantry shelves and provides assistance to local qualified residents in need. Valley Churches United is […]

Art, Wine & Beer Fest Welcomes Past & Future Volunteers!

Art, Wine & Beer Fest Welcomes Past & Future Volunteers!

Planning for the 2019 Scotts Valley Art Wine & Beer Festival is well underway. We are calling for volunteers to help make this year’s event a success! Volunteer shifts will begin early on Friday, August 16 to help with the even set up. Specifically, setting up tables and booths for the artists and wineries on the […]

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