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
Felton covered Bridge park pump track Local News Parks 

Felton Pump Track Proposal Headed to Board of Supervisors

The Felton Pump Track proposal will be up for vote at the next Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday, December 12. The board will vote on whether or not to give Santa Cruz County Parks Department leaders the go-ahead to begin the process of implementing the track. View the supervisors’ agenda packet after it posts by noon on… Read More
Infrastructure Local News Wildlife 

Fall Creek Pedestrian Bridge Temporary Closure

The Fall Creek Pedestrian Bridge between Fall Creek Drive and Farmer Street at the lower walk-in entrance to the Fall Creek Unit of Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park near San Lorenzo Valley High School will be closed from Monday, December 11 until Friday, December 22, 2023. Crews will be carrying out essential maintenance on the footbridge as part of the… Read More
Felton Covered Bridge 1920 1930 History Local News 

A History of the Founding of Felton Covered Bridge Park

By Lisa Robinson Imagine driving into Felton across the covered bridge. Before 1938, that was the county road. Signs, attached to the bridge, cautioned drivers of vehicles over 10 tons. “Every time a heavily loaded truck crosses the covered bridge it gets spooky. It creaks, and groans and acts like it was about to pass all in.” But that all… Read More
Downtown Felton Columns Local History 

Streetwise: George Fetherston and the Felton Heritage Tree

By Lisa Robinson Have you ever thought about how the street where you live got its name? In the Streetwise column, we look at street names in the San Lorenzo Valley and explore the history hidden in their names.  Fetherston Way just off Felton Empire Road is named for George Arthur Fetherston. His father was William John Fetherstonhaugh an Irishman… Read More
Felton Fire Debris Flow Task Force Fire Local News 

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