Quince Simple Syrup and the Boulder Creek Sour Column Alison Steele Columns Food & Drink 

Quince Simple Syrup and the Boulder Creek Sour

Recipes from a Mountain Garden By Alison Steele I adore simple syrups. Strawberry rhubarb, lemon balm, feijoa, and now quince are some of my favorites, adding sweet, tart, and herbal flavor celebrations to the palate in the form of food or drink! Easy and versatile, use them to sweeten lemonade and iced tea in the summer, hot herbal teas in… Read More
Downtown Felton Columns Local History 

Streetwise: George Fetherston and the Felton Heritage Tree

By Lisa Robinson Have you ever thought about how the street where you live got its name? In the Streetwise column, we look at street names in the San Lorenzo Valley and explore the history hidden in their names.  Fetherston Way just off Felton Empire Road is named for George Arthur Fetherston. His father was William John Fetherstonhaugh an Irishman… Read More
Wee Kirk Ben Lomond California Health Local News 

Santa Cruz Mountain Health Center to Open in Ben Lomond January 2022

The nonprofit Santa Cruz Community Health (SCCH) will open a new clinic in the historic Wee Kirk Church building in Ben Lomond on Monday, January 24 offering primary care services. “We strive every day to improve the health of our patients and the community,” said Leslie Conner, Chief Executive Officer of SCCH. “We are proud and excited to bring health… Read More
Downtown Felton Community Local News 

Shopping and Gathering in the Walkable Towns of the San Lorenzo Valley

By Steven Robins and Julie Horner Felton Sun-soaked and surrounded by lush forest, downtown Felton is a natural meeting place at the gateway to San Lorenzo Valley’s small town corridors. It is here residents and visitors gather to enjoy shopping and sipping local. Simpatico (home décor), Mountainside (handmade jewelry), Tomboy Outpost (western vintage), Wild Iris (floral), Crooked Beauty (crafting), Heads… Read More