Entertainment Live Music 

Santa Cruz Live Music Weekend Roundup: Memorial Day 2024

The weekend roundup of concerts and shows for the Santa Cruz area. Easy at-a-glance quick reference music guide for Santa Cruz, California. By Julie Horner Thursday, May 23 Slack Tide Currents at Alice’s RestaurantThursday, May 23 | 5:00 – 7:3017288 Skyline Blvd, Woodside SambaDá + Fuse at Thursday Beach BBQ PartyThe Crow’s NestThursday, May 23 | 5:302218 East Cliff Drive,… Read More
water Water 

The SLV Water District Rate Hike: What Happened and Why?

By Jim Mosher Many ratepayers are upset with the steep increase in rates recently adopted by our SLV Water District. Concerned that the new rates have an out-sized impact on low-water-use ratepayers, a group is gathering signatures to qualify a “Fixed Charge Limitation Ordinance” for the November ballot that would limit the District’s ability to raise fixed charges. As a… Read More
Entertainment Live Music 

Santa Cruz Live Music Weekend Roundup: May 16 – 19

Live music Santa Cruz. Check out the weekend roundup of concerts and festivals. Easy at-a-glance quick reference music guide. By Julie Horner Thursday, May 16 Lavender Fields at Wine Bar 107 at TestarossaThursday, May 16 | 5:00 – 7:00300 College Ave., Los Gatos This Way Up at Alice’s RestaurantThursday, May 16 | 5:00 – 7:3017288 Skyline Blvd, Woodside Slingshot w/… Read More
Lake Lompico crew Environment Local News Outdoors 

Lake Lompico: A Labor of Love

Restoration and Demonstration Project in Progress  By Julie Horner Through the San Lorenzo Valley Native Habitat Restoration Program under the auspices of the Valley Women’s Club, the Lompico Pond Restoration and Demonstration Project involves a group of dedicated outdoor enthusiasts who have been meeting on the last Saturday of every month to restore a small mountain lake. Affectionately known as… Read More
Coach matt grocott and danica kelley Local News Sports 

Highway 9 Wrestling Club’s Coach Matt Grocott

By Julie Horner Nurturing young champions, Boulder Creek’s Matt Grocott celebrated victory earlier this year with his student, Scotts Valley High wrestling superstar Danica Kelley, who pinned gold at the California Interscholastic Federation State Wrestling Championship. Danica, a graduating senior who also lives in Boulder Creek, has been studying with Matt since 7th grade. With the state championship in the… Read More