Boomer Boomeria Bonny Doon Community Fire Uncategorized 

The King Always Wins

Boomeria in Bonny Doon Suffers a Scorching In Bonny Doon the Warnella Fire and the Waddell Fire combined to make a firestorm. The fire climbed up into the Santa Cruz Mountains burning most everything in its path. Boomeria, built by the Boomers starting around 1957, survived by the heroic efforts of friends and neighbors. A colorful Renaissance estate created by… Read More
The House That Town Built Haunted House People Valley Neighbors 

The House That Town Built

By Melinda McNutt Houses. They hold our souls. After all it’s within the bones of their walls that we seek refuge when times are rough. They are the sacred sanctuary we seek at the end of a long day or journey. They provide a roof that unconditionally shields us from all things falling our way and supports our right to… Read More
CZU Fire Drone Imagery Fire 

Sheriff’s Dept Releases Before & After Drone Imagery #CZUFire

The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Team has released before and after drone imagery of the CZU Lightning Complex Fire burn zone. Multiple Bay Area law enforcement agencies contributed to the mapping project. View the Before/After Swipe Map here: CZU Fire 360 Panoramas Map: Read More
Felton Fire Debris Flow Task Force Fire 

Debris Flow Task Force in Motion

A task force has been assembled and discussions have begun regarding the hazards of debris flows in the Santa Cruz Mountains CZU Lightning Complex burn zones. Winter rains are expected to trigger flooding and the accumulation of rock, earth, and tree debris can flow rapidly causing further damage to properties already impacted by the fire. Felton Fire Chief Bob Gray… Read More