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May 29, 2017

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Redwood Mountain Faire Delights June 3rd & 4th

Eighth annual music festival focuses on local bands, local art, local breweries, local wineries, and local food   By Julie Horner Bare feet in the cool grass, warm breeze blowin’ down the mountain; the scent of fresh earth, cooking spices, wood smoke, and incense drift on a sweeping tide of flowing tie-dye and let-your-hair-down good

Like a Storm of Flowers

One of the Valley’s Brightest Lights Winks Out – A Tribute to Ellen Carter By Julie Horner She called herself “just a down-home, small town girl who loves her community, works hard and loves even harder!” Our beautiful, talented, full-of-life, compassionate, and generous friend left the physical unexpectedly on Monday, April 24, 2017. Eleonore Marie

Felton Public Library – A Design from the Heart

Architect Teall Messer invests his heart in a project long on the drawing board By Julie Horner Willows, oaks, and a few cottonwoods jostle and whisper along the banks of Bull Creek as it flows – controlled now by a culvert to mitigate flooding – under city streets to the San Lorenzo River in downtown Felton. On

Taking Stock of the New Cannabis Market

Some experts say now is the time to invest…others say investing in pot is a pipe dream. By Julie Horner Marijuana is the fastest growing industry in the US economy and it shows no sign of slowing down. According to a recent commentary by Chris Leavy, co-chairman and partner at MedMen, a leading cannabis firm

The Year of the Rat

  By Julie Horner According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2017 is the Year of the Rooster (or Chicken). But so far, it seems that Rat, another of the 12 Chinese signs, will also have an exceptional year. A routine visit to Mountain Mechanic a few weeks ago to get an oil change proved that. The

Nick Moves to BC – Moon Day 1969

Longtime resident recalls his first taste of Boulder Creek By Nick Herbert In July of 1969 – the same day Man landed on the Moon – Betsy Rasumny and I moved to our house north of Boulder Creek where I’ve lived for more than forty years. At that time, I had been living in Palo Alto

VANYA and SONIA and MASHA and SPIKE

Ben Lomond’s Mountain Community Theater delivers with world-class production through May 28, 2017 The Bottenberg & Horner Report Mountain Community Theater presents the 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang, directed by Peter Gelblum. The production opened at Ben Lomond’s historic Park Hall on Friday, May 5,

Dogs in Service

Local attorney explains assistance roles and your rights By Shelby Clark The number of legitimate service dogs seen in public has risen sharply in recent years, but is at least matched by both fake service dog numbers and public confusion over what they are, how they are accommodated, and why it matters. The Americans with

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