Jesse Colin Young Events 

Live Entertainment Roundup for the Weekend of September 30 through October 2

There’s something magical about the change of season into autumn; a tingle in the spine that signals transformation, excitement for the expected turn of the weather, a chance to reinvent ourselves with new relationships in familiar spaces. October invites a playful romp outdoors with friends, family, and lovers to enjoy a taste of the live music offerings in Santa Cruz,… Read More
Malones Grille Scotts Valley Business 

What’s New at Malone’s Grille in Scotts Valley

By Michele Murphy You may have noticed some heightened activity at Scotts Valley’s centrally located dining establishment and legendary cocktail lounge. Under new management, with a fresh set of ideas and offerings, Malone’s Grille is setting itself up for success as people are venturing out again and treating themselves to a good meal, a little music, a little dancing, and… Read More
November 2022 elections San Lorenzo Valley Election 

What You Need to Know to vote in the November 8, 2022 General Election

The Santa Cruz County Elections Department is located at 701 Ocean St, Room 310, Santa Cruz. The office is open 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. Phone 831-454-2060 for more information.  Register to vote online at by October 24. You’ll need your California driver’s license or ID card, date of birth, and the last four digits of… Read More
San Lorenzo Valley Water District Election 

November 8 Election: SLV Water District Candidates

California’s General Election is Tuesday, November 8 with mail-in ballots arriving around October 10.  Here are the candidates running for San Lorenzo Valley Water District Board of Directors.   The SLVWD Board of Directors is responsible for setting the district’s water rates and policies, as well as overseeing its operations. This is a critical time for the district, as it… Read More
San Lorenzo Valley Fire Districts Election 

November 8 Election: SLV Fire District Candidates

Boulder Creek Fire Protection District The Boulder Creek Volunteer Fire Department is led by a five-person Board of Directors. The District encompasses 21 square miles of mountainous terrain and serves over 7,000 citizens. 40 volunteers respond to approximately 1,300 calls for emergency service each year.  The District is focused on ongoing fire recovery, fire prevention, and emergency evacuation plans. The Boulder… Read More
Cabrillo College Aptos Election 

November 8 Election: Cabrillo College Trustee Candidates

Cabrillo Community College Governing Board Member, Trustee The Governing Board’s focus for the 2022-2023 school year includes increasing diverse enrollment, addressing equity gaps, offering various training programs related to the regional labor market, developing student housing, and increasing funding. The board will also continue the process of a potential name change for the college in response to widespread student and… Read More
San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District Election 

November 8 Election: San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District Candidates

The San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District Governing Board is responsible for overseeing the district’s finances, setting policy, and hiring the superintendent. Currently, one of the district’s pressing challenges is academic recovery after two years of pandemic protocols. Trustees are elected to four-year terms. Two trustees, Mark Becker in Area 2 and Stacy Newsom Kerr in Area 1, were appointed… Read More
Bear Creek recreation Boulder Creek Election Local News 

Measure T: Boulder Creek Rec Parcel Tax Measure

Boulder Creek and Brookdale residents served by the Boulder Creek Recreation and Parks District will be voting on a parcel tax measure on the November ballot. The synopsis of the measure reads: To improve and build large capital and infrastructure projects, improve safety and enhance our aged buildings and parks, build new public and ADA accessible restrooms, replace ailing infrastructure… Read More

Downtown Boulder Creek Launches Bench Adoption Program

By Julie Horner Members of the BCBA, a representative from 5th District Supervisor Bruce McPherson’s office, and community advocates met in front of Scarborough Lumber at Boulder Creek Hardware on Wednesday morning, September 21, 2022 to celebrate Boulder Creek’s first permanently installed bench in the downtown district. The bench was assembled and anchored into concrete by Jordan Booth and Kevin… Read More