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Scotts Valley Farmers Market

Scotts Valley Farmers Market

Season Begins April 5 by the Scotts Valley Community Center By Nicole Zahm The Scotts Valley Farmers’ Market is back for its fourth season beginning on April 5. Every Saturday 9am-1pm, spring, summer and fall, a circle of farmers and food artisans will set up their stands to offer shoppers and dinners an array of […]

“The Trader from Tau Cetia”

“The Trader from Tau Cetia”

Scotts Valley Performing Arts presents a 2014 Youth Shakespeare Program: “The Trader from Tau Cetia” (based on “The Merchant of Venice”). The play will be performed July 18 – 20. An informational meeting April 8: 7 – 8 p.m. St. Phillip the Apostle Episcopal Church, 5271 Scotts Valley Dr., Scotts Valley. Workshops begin the week […]

Mountain Charlie Challenge Turns 12

Mountain Charlie Challenge Turns 12

Now in its 12th year, the Mountain Charlie Challenge is a fundraising bike ride and community event offering five different rides on various courses throughout the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains, from a 100-mile ride up steep Mountain Charlie, to a short one-mile ride for the kids. The community of Scots Valley joins in our Skypark […]

Valley Poetry Contest

Valley Poetry Contest

The Scotts Valley Arts Commission announces its 14th annual Verse in the Valley Poetry Contest. This call for poetry from all ages is open to anyone who loves to write and read poetry. Winners in every age category (kindergarten to adult) will be asked to read their poems to the SV City Council. Teachers of winning students will […]

SVUSD Bond Measure On Ballot

SVUSD Bond Measure On Ballot

By Penny Weaver, Superintendent There are some extraordinary opportunities to partner with SVUSD in the near future on critical goal areas including facilities and school finance. Visit Scotts Valley Middle School and, after you are enthusiastically welcomed by award-winning staff and students, you will notice one thing: our facilities are worn out. Our electrical, heating […]

Annette Marcum: 1938~2014

Annette Marcum: 1938~2014

February 8, 1938 ~ January 18, 2014 By Noel Smith Annette Marcum was a force that even illness couldn’t stop and Valley Churches United Missions ensures that even death won’t overcome her legacy of kindness and giving. The last time we met, just two months before her passing, her only concern was that she was […]

SVWD Hosting Free Water Conservation Classes

SVWD Hosting Free Water Conservation Classes

The Scotts Valley Water District (SVWD) is offering a free public information series regarding water use efficiency in January (for three Wednesdays and one Thursday), from 7:00-8:30 pm at the District office. Speakers will be presenting information on Ocean-Friendly Gardening, Irrigation Design and Efficiency, Inter-District Collaboration, and Rainwater and Graywater Harvesting. The series is free […]

Nextdoor Private Social Network

Nextdoor Private Social Network

On January 2nd 2014, the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office will began using Nextdoor, the private social network for neighborhoods, to foster neighborhood-to-neighbor and countywide communication. Residents in the unincorporated areas of Santa Cruz can use Nextdoor to share information about neighborhood watch and safety issues, local events, school activities, upcoming garage sales, lost pets […]