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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
Nancy Long Remembrance Columnists Obituaries 

A Life So Lush

Nancy Long Remembered By Julie Horner Those who embrace the dragonfly as totem can’t help but shine their true colors. Defying categorization, Nancy Long was progressive, independent, earnest, and steady. Aquarius, mentor, teacher, ear, shoulder, pagan, she was so many things to so many people. Co-partner with Stephen Wyman at the legendary Boulder Creek Brewery, optimistic revolutionary at the Brewery… Read More
Damdave Gillett Columnists Obituaries 

It’s a Long Long Road, Son

The Santa Cruz Mountains Remember Damdave Gillett December 30, 2019 By Julie Horner with Tiffany Gillett, Jessica Gullo, Jennifer Thompson, Elicia Burton, and Eric Burman The phone rang the morning of November 27, the day before Thanksgiving. The voice on the other end of the line was gravelly, fondly familiar, but the words were uncharacteristically hesitant and choked with emotion.… Read More