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Julie Horner is the Editor for the San Lorenzo Valley Post. She is also co-founder and co-publisher of the publication. Julie lives and works in Boulder Creek and is an active participant in the county's vibrant music scene. She loves the outdoors and is the go-to expert on Santa Cruz Mountains hiking trails.

Infrastructure 

Can You Hear Me Now? AT&T Moves to Modernize Causing Concern in Rural California

By Julie Horner For many in the Santa Cruz Mountains and other rural regions in California, AT&T’s statewide Network Modernization Effort is a hard pill to swallow. In the neighborhood of 70 individuals attended a public forum hosted by the telecommunications giant at Felton Community Hall on Wednesday night, February 28. The meeting attempted to assuage outcry at the recent… Read More
Columns Music 

The New Horizons Band Celebrates the Release of ‘Kaleidoscope’

By Julie Horner The New Horizons forthcoming album Kaleidoscope is what band founder, drummer and bass player Jimmy Palafox calls “a mashup of all my inspirations.” Featuring 12 tracks, their first full length album came out on January 12, 2024 and features original compositions by band members past and present. The official release party is March 30, 2024 at the… Read More
Entertainment Live Music 

Live Music Santa Cruz: February 23-25

Live music Santa Cruz! Check out the weekend roundup of concerts and festivals with this easy at-a-glance quick reference music guide by Julie Horner. Friday, February 23 Mo Animo at Jack O’Neill LoungeFriday, February 23 | 3:00 – 6:00175 W Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz Three on the Tree at San Gregorio General StoreFriday, February 23 | 4:00 – 7:007615 Stage… Read More
Entertainment Live Music 

Live Music Santa Cruz: February 9-11

The weekend roundup of concerts and shows for the Santa Cruz area. Easy at-a-glance quick reference music guide. By Julie Horner Here’s the roundup of live music in Santa Cruz for the weekend of February 9 – 11, 2024. Friday, February 9 Mo Animo at Jack O’Neill LoungeFriday, February 9 | 3:00 – 6:00175 W Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz Bob… Read More
Entertainment Live Music 

Live Music Santa Cruz: February 15-19

The weekend roundup of concerts, shows, and popular hangs in the Santa Cruz area. Easy at-a-glance quick reference music guide. Live music Santa Cruz! By Julie Horner Thursday, February 15 Slack Tide Currents at Alice’s RestaurantThursday, February 15 | 5:00 – 7:3017288 Skyline Blvd, Woodside Liam Gillespie Beatles Stylings at Chaminade ResortThursday, February 15 | 5:30 – 8:30One Chaminade Lane,… Read More
John Burton remembranch Columns Music Obituaries Valley People 

Peace Out: Remembering John Burton

“Life is a flicker. Burn bright as you can, while you can. Shine Light. Fly free my Brother, my friend, my bandmate, drummer and percussionist extraordinaire John Burton” – Ed Levy By Julie Horner Ben Lomond drummer John Burton was remembered with two public celebrations of life this winter, one at Joe’s Bar, the other at the Brookdale Lodge. According… Read More
Entertainment Live Music 

Live Music Santa Cruz: February 1-4

The weekend roundup of concerts and shows for the Santa Cruz area. Easy at-a-glance quick reference music guide. By Julie Horner Thursday, February 1 Sony Holland at Wine Bar 107 at TestarossaThursday, February 1 | 5:00 – 7:00300 College Ave., Los Gatos Matt Hartle & Friends at Discretion Brewing1st Thursdays | 5:30 – 7:302703 41st Ave Ste. A, Soquel Slow… Read More
Business Food & Drink Main Street SLV 

Humble Sea Tavern Reopens

Community Embraces Felton Taproom By Julie Horner Taking a breath to regroup, Humble Sea Tavern in the old Cremer House building near the corner of Graham Hill and Highway 9 in downtown Felton has reopened for weekend pours. They’re focusing on serving their award-winning craft brews, select wines, and artisanal cocktails Friday, Saturday, and Sunday and featuring a fresh food… Read More