masood's lodge Business 

Masood’s Lodge

By Julie Horner For years it was known as the Merrybrook Lodge, a charming collection of cabins just off Big Basin Way near downtown Boulder Creek. Described by visitors as “rustic with beautiful views, clean and comfortable,” proprietor Masood Madani says, “We have the best river view in the area!” Following a shady footpath to the creek’s edge, ferns and… Read More
Business Coronavirus 

Santa Cruz County Moves to Orange Tier March 31

Effective Wednesday, March 31, 2021, Santa Cruz County will move into the Orange Tier (Tier 3) of California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy color-coded, tiered system for loosening restrictions based on improving COVID-19 transmission rates. Under the Orange Tier, many restrictions will be lifted, and sectors which were not allowed to open can now resume operations. Retail establishments may operate… Read More
Mane Encounters Zayante Felton Business Column: Julie Horner 

A Journey Back in Time: Felton Ranch Offers Old Fashioned Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides

By Julie Horner The spirited clip-clop of hooves on pavement and the creak and jingle of leather harnesses accompany the sweet aromas of alfalfa, horse sweat, fresh green manure, and moist earth on a mild Santa Cruz Mountains winter morning. Trotting in tandem, the pair of tow-headed horses toss their tresses in unison as homes and fields drift by. “Easy,… Read More
KBCZ Radio Boulder Creek San Lorenzo Valley Business Radio 

Within Broadcast Range: KBCZ Boulder Creek Community Radio Increases Coverage

By Mary Andersen On Wednesday, August 12, 2020, the Santa Cruz Mountains received a Heat Advisory alert from the National Weather Service. By Thursday the 16th, the Advisory became a Red Flag Warning. That Sunday beginning at 3:00 am, there were an estimated 2,500 lightning strikes overnight. By morning, smoke from what became known as the CZU Lightning Complex fire… Read More
Open for business in the san lorenzo valley Business Columns 

Business Opportunities and Predictions for 2021

By Chris Miller When you combine this past year’s unprecedented experiences with 15+ years as CEO, customer and partner interactions, countless technical training and certifications, and reading any technical trend article and email I can get my hands on, you might have a pretty solid understanding of which technologies and strategies to make a priority for your optimal business success.… Read More