News Archives SMGWA Board Reviews Communications Plan COMMUNITY RESILIENCE PROJECT: GAINING GROUND COUNTY OF SANTA CRUZ TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS ELEVATED COVID TRANSMISSION IN THE COMMUNITY Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency begins high school groundwater steward program Scotts Valley Water District Declares Stage 2 Water Supply Conditions Scotts Valley Educational Foundation Announces $60,000 Grant to Scotts Valley Unified School District Bocci Ball, Firepits, Community Garden, Trails and High End Finishes Make This Development Special Santa Cruz County Updates Shelter in Place Orders 4th of July Parade, Fireworks and Other Events Canceled in 2020 Felton Farmers Market to Open June 2, 2020 Scotts Valley Farmers Market to Open June 6th, 2020 Real Estate Market Rolls and How The Pandemic Could Affect Local Scenic and Recreational Area Properties COVID-19 Blamed for City’s Dramatic Financial Shortfall Santa Cruz Public Libraries Present Virtual Book Club with Supervisor Ryan Coonerty SVUSD Files (Class Action) Lawsuit Against E-Cigarette Company HEALTH OFFICER TO AMEND SHELTER-IN-PLACE ORDER (RETAIL BUSINESSES CAN BEGIN PROVIDING CURBSIDE PICK-UP SERVICES) MAY MARKET MATCH DOUBLE-UP SPECIAL Santa Cruz County Issues New SIP Orders Santa Cruz County Health Department Now Generally Requiring Face Coverings Mortgage Forbearance Programs Being Offered Can Still Bite You What’s Next? California Governor Gives Glimpse of What’s to Come in Coming Weeks MBCP BOARD APPROVES ELECTRIC RATE DEFERRAL FOR ALL CUSTOMERS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC The Impact of COVID19 on Residential Real Estate and What’s Hot in Home Sales Scotts Valley Schools Take Nimble Pandemic Stance Scotts Valley Water District responds to COVID-19, tap water is safe and available Santa Cruz Public Libraries Brings in Parents Place Experts to Help Families Navigate Life in the Crisis Valley Churches United Kicks Off 2020 Bucks For Hunger Drive Dining Options While Staying Safe and Responsible Santa Cruz County Explains “Shelter In Place” Order with Q&A New Felton Branch Library Set to Open February 22 SVEF HOSTS SCREENING OF ‘LIKE’ DOCUMENTARY RE: IMPACTS OF SOCIAL MEDIA 2019, The Continued Normalization and Stabilization of the Scotts Valley Real Estate Market January is Positive Parenting Awareness Month – 2020 Marks 10th Anniversary of Triple P Positive Parenting Program in Santa Cruz County The Boys & Girls Club of Santa Cruz County Welcome New Board Members SVHS Presents: The Bold, The Young and The Murdered Current Pending Home Sales Up in Scotts Valley Area, Days on Market Increase and Sales Price to List Price Ratio Come Down Year-Over-Year Scotts Valley City Council to Consider Sales Tax Increase to Reduce Budget Deficit Bear Creek Fire Arsonist Sentenced Movie & Food Truck Friday Returns to Skypark PG&E Advises of Potential Power Outages to Nearly 30 Counties Due to Severe Wind Events Scotts Valley Water District Prepares for Possible Public Safety Power Shutoffs SVPD Issues Press Release Re: Attempted Kidnapping Cooling of Scotts Valley Area Real Estate Market Continues The Contest Winners for Best Waitress and Waiter Announced 1st Half of 2019 Scotts Valley Real Estate Market Report July 10th – Extraordinary Strawberry Foodshed Project Event with Dirty Girl Produce and Mountain Feed and Farm Supply Felton Local Inducted Into Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame VCUM Announces Enchanting Gardens in the Valley Rob’s Picks for Best Scotts Valley Real Estate Deals Scotts Valley Planning Commission to Look at AVIZA Property Home Development Project Scotts Valley High School Student Wins Water-Wise Video Contest National Night Out Coming to Scotts Valley’s MacDorsa Park and Local Neighborhoods City Council Budget: More Tough Decisions Santa Cruz Public Libraries Presents Dark Matter, Black Holes, and all that…with Dr. Ben Lehmann New Scotts Valley City Manager Ready for The Challenge Local Law Enforcement to Run Flame of Hope Through Northern California, Kicking Off Special Olympics Summer Games Scotts Valley Area Home Goes on Market for $7.3M AVIZA Site Owners Looking to Rezone and Build Homes on Property 49ers Issue Press Release Regarding Scotts Valley Boys & Girls Club New Turf Scotts Valley City Council Appoints New City Manager Valley Churches United Kicks Off 2019 Bucks for Hunger Drive Guys and Dolls Coming to SVHS SC FARMERS’ MARKETS ANNOUNCES THE 2019 POP-UP BREAKFAST SERIES Santa’s Village, Hocus Pocus, and Lost World: Scotts Valley’s Fun Years! Santa Cruz Quakes Helping the Success of Local Girls Basketball for Over 20 Years Scotts Valley Real Estate Market Continues to Roll and Stay Strong Volunteers needed for Mountain Community Resources annual Phone-a-thon ‘Soupline’ Fundraiser Celebrates Local Restaurants’ Soup, Raises Money to Help End Homelessness Join Santa Margarita Groundwater Association for third ‘Understanding Our Water’ workshop Helping Fallen Officers and First Responders in Times of Need Scotts Valley SLV Real Estate Market Heating Up Scotts Valley Water District reports recent storms drive seasonal rainfall total to near-normal Scotts Valley Area Girls Prepare for Launch of Scouts BSA Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County Marks 50 Years with 50th Anniversary Gala, Launch of Alumni Club & Year of Special Events Mark Stone to speak at Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency workshop on 2/9 Volunteers needed at Big Basin Redwoods State Park Boys and Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County Will Mark 50 Years and Launch Alumni Club Santa Cruz METRO Issues Press Release Regarding Removal of Trees in CAvallaro Transit Center 2018 Scotts Valley Real Estate Market in Review and Predictions for 2019 SVHS Retiring Coach Louie Walters to Coach 34th Annual All-Star High School Football Game Special Olympics Polar Plunge Fundraiser – Puppies Invited! Homeless Hits Home RTC Receives Highway Safety Improvement Program Grant for Highway 9 Pedestrian Crossings METRO Partners with VTA to Update Buses on Well-Traveled Routes, including Highway 17 Express Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency hosts three-part ‘Understanding Our Water’ educational series Staying Safe on 17 Video Series Released by Santa Clara Fire Department Valley Gardens Golf Course to Close December 31st Scotts Valley High School Presents: The Curious Savage by John Patrick Gabriella’s Snow Day 2018 Coming to Skypark December 1st Santa Cruz METRO adds single-ride tickets Annual ParkStore Holiday Sale benefits State Parks Scotts Valley Real Estate Market Update Heading Into Thanksgiving and the Holidays Scotts Valley Real Estate Market Report: More Inventory, Longer DOM, Slight Upwards Tick in Sales and Still Active Among Locals SVPD PRESS RELEASE: Felony Evading and Collision Scotts Valley Farmers Market Finishing Season November 17th Scotts Valley Police Department Offers Safety Tips for Trick-or-Treaters and Drivers Scotts Valley Celebrating Red Ribbon Week Scotts Valley Senior Center to Host Measure A Info Meeting on Friday October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Santa Cruz Public Libraries Offer Free Cybersecurity Classes Throughout the County San Lorenzo Valley Water District Leaders to Meet with Community Members Legislature Approves Stone Bill to Protect Mobilehome Owners in Disputes with Parks NorCal SCORE-HSN “American Dreams” To Launch Entrepreneurs Into A New Level Of Success Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks Launches New ‘Pennies For Parks’ Program Scotts Valley Area Home Average Price Up $180,142 in One Year, Days on Market Plunges by 56.8% Youth Focused Skateboarding Program, Skate Rising to be at Scotts Valley’s Skatepark at 4th of July Event San Lorenzo Valley Water District Board of Directors Appoints John Hayes to the Board Santa Cruz METRO asks commuters to ‘Dump the Pump’ this Thursday FELTON FARMERS’ MARKET KICKS OFF THE SOLSTICE WITH SUMMER, SUMMER, SUMMER TIME EVENT Local Law Enforcement to run Flame of Hope through Northern California, kicking off Special Olympics summer games. ‘Libro Castro’ Benefit Celebrates Launch of Updated Castro Adobe Book Santa Cruz METRO rolls out new buses and vans funded by Measure D and SB-1 UCSC Students Embrace METRO’S Articulated Buses, Resulting in Increased Ridership San Lorenzo Valley Water District Board of Directors Reaffirms Stage 2 Water Shortage Replacement of Probation Tank prompts SLV Water District to ask South System customers to conserve water The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Musical Coming to Scotts Valley Thunder Launches New Competitive Soccer Club in Santa Cruz County MSV Spotlight Features Food Truck Fridays Exhale. Day Spa Featured on MSV Spotlight SC FARMERS’ MARKETS and MOUNTAIN FEED & FARM SUPPLY team up for another year of DIY WORKSHOPS at the FELTON and SCOTTS VALLEY MARKETS Felton Farmers’ Market to Open May 1st Scotts Valley Farmers’ Market Season Opens with a Celebration May 5th Malone’s Grille Featured on 1st MSV Spotlight Show # I’m Kinder Than That Founder to Visit Scotts Valley on April 13th Neighborhood by Neighborhood Discussion of the Scotts Valley Real Estate Market Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks Launches Kids2Parks, a New Field Trip Program in Partnership with California State Parks SLV Water District Begins Replacement of Leaking Water Tank with Installation of Temporary Tanks San Lorenzo Valley Water District Now Accepting Proposals for 2018 Grants Caltrans Announces Slipout Repair in Brookdale to Result in Three Overnight Closures of State Route 9 Glenwood Preserve Tour Invitation SVUSD Not Participating nor Granting Permission to Students to Leave Campus for National School Walkout Scotts Valley Educational Foundation Presents the Documentary Film Miss Representation Assemblymember Mark Stone Reintroduces Cigarette Butt Ban Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks & Local California State Parks Staff Honored with Awards San Lorenzo Valley Water District Seeks Community Volunteers to Serve on District Committees Tyler Batement Permanently Appointed as Scotts Valley Community Development Director Inside the 1440 SVPD Announces Upcoming Special Olympics Polar Plunge Fundraiser January 2018 Proclaimed Positive Parenting Awareness Month in Santa Cruz County Glenwood Open Space Preserve Public Notice Key Committee Approves Stone Bill to Require Attached Plastic Bottle Caps Boys & Girls Clubs’ Santa Cruz Clubhouse Achieves Net-Zero Energy Consumption Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency to Host Public Education Session Annual ParkStore Holiday Sale to be Held at Four Local State Parks and Beaches Dec. 1-3 Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County to Open the Joe & Linda Aliberti Clubhouse in Scotts Valley Scotts Valley City Leaders Give State of City Address Avg SP Hits $1,057,269 for October Closings, Sales Up 30% SLV Water District Receives Federal Permit to Replace Leaking Water Tank POPULAR DINNER & FREE MOVIE IN THE PARK RETURNS SLV Water District Seeks Grant Application Scotts Valley Market Hotter than 2016 with Avg SP Close to $1M, Felton and Ben Lomond Following Trend Entering 4th Quarter Scotts Valley Water District to Replace Collapsed Well State of California Department of Transportation Announces 10 Day Road Closure of Highway 35 (Bear Creek Road) Mole & Mariachi Festival features mole tasting competition, authentic Mexican food, mariachi music, folkorico dancing, kids activities & more SVPD Announces Operation Safe Passage in City of Scotts Valley School Zones Veterans Connect @ the Library Program Hosts “War Time Memories” for Veterans and their Family Members PRESS RELEASE: SVUSD Completes Sale of Remaining $20 Million Measure A General Obligation Bonds – Saves Millions in Interest Costs Scotts Valley 4th of July Festivities Scores High Marks San Lorenzo Valley Water District Moves Forward with Replacement of Water Storage Tank in Mañana Woods Scotts Valley Water District Announces Appointment of Wade Leishman as a Water Board Director Press Release Regarding Scotts Valley Drive Road Closures SLV Water District Advances Project to Replace Two Leaking 20,000-gallon Redwood Storage Tanks City of Scotts Valley Announces 4th of July Parade Route Valley Churches United to hold First Fundraising Garden Tour Scotts Valley Water District Seeks Applicants to Fill Vacancy on Board of Directors Scotts Valley Unified School District Obtains the US Fish and Wildlife permit for the Scotts Valley Middle School Project City of Scotts Valley Announces Scotts Valley Drive Lane Closures Beginning June 16th Local Law Enforcement to Run Flame of Hope through Northern California, Kicking Off Special Olympics Summer Games Scotts Valley Water District mourns passing of District Director Ken Kannegaard Sellers Not Always Obligated to Provide Termite Free House Scotts Valley Drive Lane Closure Invasive French Broom Super Bloom Inspires Action By San Lorenzo Valley Water District Board Does It Make Sense to Pay Points When Obtaining a Mortgage? Do the Math Scotts Valley Real Estate Market Sizzling as Lack of Inventory Pushes Prices Police in Pursuit Back on Friday, April 21st at Ocean Speedway SCOTTS VALLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT HONORS GRADUATES OF D.A.R.E. (DRUG ABUSE RESISTANCE EDUCATION) PROGRAM SVUSD Announces Selection of Construction Company for Middle School Project Scotts Valley Up & Coming Music Star Jack Hellman Releases New Single, “I Don’t mind If You Do” Water District, School District team up to test drinking water at local schools for lead San Lorenzo Valley Water District Approves Emergency Funds to Repair Water Treatment Plant Access Road Scotts Valley Home Buyers to see Relief Soon as New Home Inventory Looms New groundwater recharge system up and running during winter storms San Lorenzo Valley Water District Now Accepting Proposals for 2017 Classic Watershed Education Grants Scotts Valley Residents to Get Energy Option to PG&E for Cleaner Energy Water District hosts valuable irrigation training for landscapers Santa Cruz County Law Enforcement Seeking Plungers for 2017 Polar Plunge Event Benefiting Special Olympics Admission-Free Day at Children’s Museum of Discovery to be Hosted by Triple P – Positive Parenting Program Wet Weather Equals Slow Real Estate Activity San Lorenzo Valley Water District Sustains Water Service During Storms San Lorenzo Valley Water District Prepares for Weekend Storm, Possible Water Emergencies Average Scotts Valley Single Family Home Sales Price Up 15% in 2016 Life Was Not Always “Cutesy Cupcakes” for Former Meth Addict and Now Successful Scotts Valley Business Woman 2016 My Scotts Valley Home and Neighborhood Lights Scotts Valley Water District Installs New Weather Station Scotts Valley House Almost Doubles in Value in Less Than 2 Years January 2017 Proclaimed as Positive Parenting Awareness Month Mortgage Rates Up, Scotts Valley Real Estate Inventory & Pending Sales Down During Holidays Graham Hill Road Traffic Delays for Roadway Grooving City Council to Consider City Planning Recommendation to Approve Dunslee Housing and Commercial Project New Malone’s Off to a Great Start Resident Notes and Takeaways from Meeting with Scotts Valley Water District Lt. Steve Walpole to Serve as Interim Police Chief Effective December 9th, 2016 Scotts Valley Real Estate Market Showing No Signs of Slowing Down Going Into the Holidays Bustichi Out, Dilles In as The People Of Scotts Valley Vote for City Council, SVUSD Board and Fire District Positions Dene Bustichi Scotts Valley City Council Candidate Statement Randy Johnson Scotts Valley City Council Candidate Statement Jack Dilles Scotts Valley City Council Candidate Statement Rosanna Herrera Scotts Valley City Council Candidate Statement Donna Lind Scotts Valley City Council Candidate Statement Parents Reach Out to Scotts Valley City Council Candidates to Ask Their Views on Youths in our Community SVUSD Board Candidate Gia Schwarzer Issues Candidate Statement Graham Hill Road Paving Postponed Due to Weather Why Prop 51 Deserves Your Vote End of an Era as Seagate to Move Out of Last Scotts Valley Location in 2017 Parents Reach Out to SVUSD Board Candidates to Ask Their Views on Social-Emotional Resources and Curriculum within the Entire District Graham Hill Road Traffic Delays Expected Friday, Oct. 28 What Makes a Good School Board? SVPD Arrests Former Scotts Valley Park and Recreation Aide on Charges of Child Pornography Santa Cruz Public Libraries Seeks Community Input on Strategic Plan 2016 Scotts Valley Real Estate Market Blows Past 2015 Figures Through 3rd Quarter SVPD Recovers Stolen Vehicle and Arrests Fleeing Suspects Scotts Valley Police Department is Now Accepting Applications for the Police Explorer Program Community Support Builds for Measure D in Scotts Valley and San Lorenzo Valley Local Fires Has Locals on Edge Local leaders applaud Obama Administration’s visit to Central Coast to Consider National Monument action New ‘Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay’ launched by merger of Santa Cruz and Monterey Habitat for Humanity organizations Scotts Valley Real Estate Market Ripe for Move-up Buyers as Low End Price Point Hot, Higher End Cool City of Scotts Valley to Start Construction of Repair Project at Granite Creek Overcrossing Scotts Valley Water District to Host Rate Study Open House 10 Chefs to Compete at Mole & Mariachi Festival this Saturday at Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park FREE 14th Annual E-Waste Collection Event Cooler Real Estate Market Continues – 5 Important Tips for Today’s Home Sellers Public Notice Meeting for Public Input on Americans with Disabilities Act Transition Plan Market Cooling After Average SP in Single Family Homes Up $106,783 End of 1st Half of 2016 vs 2015 Jack Dilles to run for City Council in Upcoming Election Inaugural Running Festival to Benefit Scotts Valley Sports Complex and Scotts Valley High School Booster Club Food Trucks a Go Go Launches 3 New Locations Tannery celebrates Ebb & Flow, Tanniversary and more on Saturday Scotts Valley’s Plans for Upcoming 4th of July and 50th Anniversary Celebration Events June 9: Monterey Bay Community Power Hosts Santa Cruz County Community Study Session San Lorenzo Valley Water District Earns Transparency Certificate of Excellence Scotts Valley Average Real Estate Sales Price for SF Homes Up 13%, Condo-Townhouses Up 22% in 2016 vs 2015 Santa Cruz Public Libraries’ Announce 2016 Summer Reading Program: GAME ON: READ Five-year report shows Triple P’s effectiveness in bettering lives of local children Scotts Valley High School Student Team Wins Mountain Bike State Championships Recycled Water Fill Station Reopening to All Scotts Valley Customers SVPD Issues Notification of Sign Ordinance Enforcement to Real Estate Agents Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo to Speak at Fundraiser for Measure S at Bruno’s BBQ in Scotts Valley Tannery Arts Center Welcomes New, Larger Studio for Tannery World Dance & Cultural Center SVHS’ Chicago The Musical Cast on MSV Weekly Radio Show U.S. Senators Address Air Flight Noise Concerns and Request Alternatives to FAA Kaiser Permanente to Announce Plans for Future in Santa Cruz County at Press Conference Local Organization Spotlight: Heart to Hearts Parent Involvement Preschool Benefit Concert to be held for Local Mom Diagnosed with Terminal Cancer Recent Rainfall Affects SLVWD’s Groundwater & Surface Water Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre Presents ‘In Concert’ at Cabrillo College, April 2 Are Million Dollar Homes the New Scotts Valley? SCOTTS VALLEY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT ANNOUNCES THE PROMOTION OF CHRIS STUBENDORFF TO CAPTAIN MSV Weekly Radio Show Addresses Recent Spike in Crime with SVPD Chief John Weiss Scotts Valley Real Estate Market Update – More Inventory on the Way Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz Local Travels to Honduras with Anti-Bullying Message San Lorenzo Valley Water District hosts final community workshop to prioritize projects Scotts Valley to Celebrate 50th Year Anniversary During 4th of July and August 2nd Event Application Period Opens for 2016 Classic Watershed Education Program Grants San Lorenzo Valley Water District provides reliable, safe drinking water Docent-led Guided Backpacking Tours Start in State Parks Castro Adobe State Historic Park hosts ‘Romance on the Rancho’ My Scotts Valley Weekly Radio Show with Special Guest, Mayor Donna Lind Santa Cruz Public Libraries implements revised joint powers agreement 2015 Scotts Valley Real Estate Market Strong as DOM Drops & LP to SP Rises Scotts Valley Fire Protection District Honors John J. Crivello For 35 Years Of Service Top Scotts Valley Stories of 2015 New vaccination law goes into effect Jan. 1, 2016 January 2016 is Positive Parenting Awareness Month in Santa Cruz County San Lorenzo Valley Water District prepares for severe winter storms Scotts Valley Holds Community Emergency Preparedness Workshop for Residents Scotts Valley Sports Complex Reaches $1 Million in Donations San Lorenzo Valley Water District seeks community members to serve on committees Tannery Arts Center Annual Winter Art Market Set for December 4-6 Scotts Valley Water District Prepares for El Niño Scotts Valley Fire Protection District’s Garrett Grigg Honored by the San Jose Firefighters Burn Foundation Home Inventory Down, Pending Sales Up in Scotts Valley, Condo-Townhouses HOT Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks hosts annual ParkStore Holiday Sale at Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park San Lorenzo Valley Water District Board of Directors Approves Drought Surcharge Scotts Valley Real Estate Market Warms Up Two Weeks Before Thanksgiving Traffic delays expected on Graham Hill, East & West Zayante Roads Nov. 2-13 Library hosts ‘Come write in’ events as part of National Novel Writing Month SVHS’ Louie Walters Discusses 100th Win and SV – SLV Game & Rivalry Road Closure Announced on Portion of Graham Hill during Daytime Hours for Roadway Sealing OCTOBER 26 & 27 Portion of Graham Hill Road to be closed Oct. 26-27 This Friday’s Movie Night at Skypark to Also Feature Food Trucks A Go Go Library announces partnership with ebook provider Total BooX Road construction planned for East Zayante Road Library free offers homework assistance to kids Open Letter from SVUSD Penny Weaver Regarding SVMS Update 3rd Quarter Numbers Released for Scotts Valley Real Estate Market Show Steady Cooling Scotts Valley Police Department Now Accepting Applications For Police Explorer Program San Lorenzo Valley Water District proposes to fund capital improvement projects via drought surcharge Library’s Monthly Science Series Comes to Scotts Valley in December Graham Hill Road will be closed Oct. 7 & 8 Santa Cruz Public Library System adds journal-making & writing to fall programs Santa Cruz Public Library hosts presentation for teens interested in travel to sister city in Japan Police in Pursuit Featuring Wives & Significant Others as Racers Unite for Rett Syndrome Scotts Valley Library, other Santa Cruz Public Library branches to host National Voter Registration Day SLVWD anti-leak program to save nearly 60M gallons of water annnually Food Truck Craze Coming to Santa Cruz County – Premiering in Scotts Valley Lady Falcons Volleyball Team Flying High in Win Over Watsonville Fundraiser Scheduled for 2 Scotts Valley Little League Coaches Undergoing Kidney Donation and Transplant Chefs and Judges Announced for Third-Annual Mole & Mariachi Festival Scotts Valley to Reintroduce Gun Shop Ordinance at City Council Meeting SLVWD Board of Directors to Highlight 2015 Accomplishments and Future Goals Scotts Valley Real Estate Market Cooling Off Libraries to Offer Free, Family-Friendly Dance Workshops Third Annual Mole and Mariachi Festival is Coming; Chefs Wanted! Scotts Valley Water District Opens Recycled Water Fill Station for City Residents Pending Sales Drop from 63% in June to 37% Currently as Scotts Valley Real Estate Market Cools in July Scotts Valley Water District to Offer Free of Charge Up To 250 Gallons for Residential Landscaping Use San Lorenzo Valley Water District Community Update SVPD Issues Press Release Regarding Special Olympics Torch Run Coming Through Scotts Valley Scotts Valley Sports Center Announces Wharf to Wharf Race Bibs Grand Prize Drawing Cops “n” Rodders Antique Car Show Coming Saturday, July 18th Scotts Valley Homes up 9.5%, Condo-Townhouses Up 6.9% Over Last Year Notes From SVUSD Meeting June 23, 2015 Regarding SVMS Scotts Valley Advocates Needing Sponsors for 4th of July Fireworks One Of Today’s Home Buyer Mistakes – Not Having the Agent Work For YOU May Real Estate Activity in Scotts Valley Stays Hot Scotts Valley Chamber and CommUNITY to Honor SVPD at CommUNITY BBQ 2015 Scotts Valley SF Home Average Sales Price Up $54,865 YTD Versus Same Time in 2014 San Lorenzo Valley Water District Seeks Public Input on Capital Improvement Program Priorities SVPD to Participate in Police-N-Pursuit Fundraiser, Special Olympics Torch Coming to Scotts Valley People’s Choice for Best Nail Salon Scotts Valley & SLV Water Districts Impose Water Restrictions Effective Immediately Canepa Shows Off Amazing Gallery of Cars in “Cars & Coffee” Event The Silicon Valley Invasion: First Quarter of 2015 Scotts Valley Real Estate Market Report MUSIC, ART, MOVIES AND MOLE SAUCE SUMMER SERIES Two Scotts Valley Burglaries Make the News FREE Income Tax Help by Project SCOUT People’ Choice for House Painter SVPD Advisory: Residential burglaries reported on Coopers Hawk Ct and Bordeaux Ln. SCPL Holds Career Workshops for Middle Schoolers Scotts Valley Celebrates “Official” Opening of Shugart Park Walkway and Bridges One-on-One with I Luv Boba One-on-One with Ashby Confections Chocolate Shop Scotts Valley Fire Protection District Honors Pete Stelling for 35 Years of Service Shugart Park Pathway Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Effective Parenting in a Defective World The 21 Don’ts of Home Buying Library Announces the 2015 Willing Suspension Armchair Theater Season Scotts Valley Resident Releases Top Selling Book Scotts Valley Kids Raising Money for a Family in Tecate, Mexico Vine Hill Elementary Announces Winners of Annual Science Fair SVPD Press Release: Explosive Device Detonated as Precaution FREE Home Buyer Workshop Scotts Valley Community Rallies for Local Business Owner Fighting Cancer 6 Reasons Why the “New” Cutesy Cupcakes Will Do Great in SV 2014 a Strong Year in Scotts Valley Real Estate – What to Expect in 2015 SCC Law Enforcement Seeking Plungers for 2015 Santa Cruz Polar Plunge SVPD Press Release – Stalking / Burglary Arrest Sushi Blossom a Welcome Addition to Town Yoga Toolkit for Beginners And the Winner for the 2nd Annual MSV Christmas Lights Contest is… Scotts Valley Water District Announces Vacancy on its Board of Directors 2580 Bean Creek Road, Scotts Valley Santa Cruz “Angel of the Year” Award Given to Heather and Trevor Hite of Scotts Valley January 2015 Proclaimed to be Positive Parenting Awareness Month in SC County List of Christmas Light Contestants & Map Links 9 Kentwood Court, Scotts Valley Momentum Builds Towards Moving SVMS to Shugart Park During Rebuild PG&E Gets Proactive in Anticipation of Heavy Rains November Real Estate Stats Show Low Inventory, Average SP to LP Drops 109 Lauren Circle, Scotts Valley The Other Side of Happy Holidays 173 Oak Creek Blvd, Scotts Valley 162 Oak Creek Blvd, Scotts Valley 160 Oak Creek Blvd, Scotts Valley Heavy Rain & Winds Gone but Expected Back by Mid-Week 587 Skypark Drive, Scotts Valley 217 Sunridge Drive, Scotts Valley 4 Casa Way, Scotts Valley 108 Kirkorian Court, Scotts Valley Scotts Valley Town Center – Fact or Fiction? SVPD and Scotts Valley CommUNITY Mourns the Loss of Former Chief, Thomas C. Bush SVPD Press Release: Commercial Burglary Arrest Scotts Valley Christmas Tree Lighting and Festival SVPD Press Release: Indecent Exposure Incident on Bean Creek Road Scotts Valley Town Center Community Open House Alternatives for SVMS During Construction of New School Being Discussed Scotts Valley Fire Protection District Honors Mike Pasquini & Tim Theilen for 30 Years of Service Rita’s Dessert Restaurant to Open in Scotts Valley March 2015 Scotts Valley PAL Football Team Wins Championship The 2014 My Scotts Valley 2nd Annual Christmas Lights Contest Kicks Off First Annual Brook Knoll Read-a-Thon Raises Close to $30,000 People’s Choice for Wedding Photographer Sponsorship Opportunities for SV Christmas Tree Scotts Valley Girls Softball Spring Registration – Now Open Trail and Bridge Connecting Glenwood to Siltanen Nearing Completion Sharkie and Mavericks Come to Vine Hill to Celebrate Scotts Valley Crime Rates More Publicised, What’s the Real Story? October Closings Rise to .998 of Asking Price, Average SP Over $1,100,000 SVPD Issues Latest Burglary Advisory New Pub in Town, “Hop Head”, Showing Some Promise The Pulse of Scotts Valley – October 28th, 2014 My Home Security Alarm Choice and Review Scotts Valley High School Using Scare Tactics to Raise Funds Home LP to SP Ratio Down Second Month in a Row – Rates Down Again Scotts Valley Senior Center Newsletter – October 2014 The Pulse of Scotts Valley – October 12th, 2014 MSV Friends Give Their Opinion on House of Bagels and Cafe The Pulse of Scotts Valley – October 5th, 2014 SCOTTS VALLEY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT HONORS BUTCH THEILEN FOR HIS 30 YEARS OF SERVICE Mother of Injured Young Man Reaches Out to Community Open Letter to Falcon Families & SV CommUNITY Regarding Aid to Weed California 2nd Annual Hops & Harvest Celebration On Tap to Support Scotts Valley Library August Real Estate Stats in Scotts Valley Shows Less Homes For Sale – High Sales Price to List Price Ratio SVPD Releases Sketch of Suspect for Indecent Exposure Revamped Regional Website Hopes to Help the Community Save 5 Million Gallons of Water a Year People’s Choice for DDS & Emergency Root Canal MSV Friends Give Their Opinion of Maya’s Best Dish PRESS RELEASE: SVPD Announces New K-9 MSV Podcast – The Scotts Valley Water District Talks About Water Situation Scotts Valley Unified School District Seeks Committee Members for Measure A Numbers in for First Half of 2014 SV Real Estate Market Show Surprising Trends Scotts Valley Senior Center July 2014 Newsletter Scotts Valley Library Hosting Innovative Adaptive Aging Tablet Technology Sessions for Aging Memory Loss Information Regarding New Middle School People’s Choice for Best Vet People’s Choice for Best Hair Salon and Spa May Means More Listings Pizza Places in Scotts Valley People’s Choice on Best Kitchen Remodel Contractor SVHS’s Joe Gillette Drafted by MLB Cardinals People’s Choice for Equestrian Trainer Measure A Passes, Scotts Valley to get New Middle School – Jim Hart New SCC Sheriff People’s Choice for Handyman People’s Choice for Sushi What’s Hot & What’s Not in the SV Real Estate Market Study Shows Stop Sign or Signal Light Not Needed on Glenwood Drive Pending Sales Jump from 21% to 38% in 2 Weeks Scotts Valley Cheer Team Competes and Meets with the Stars Jim Hart Resigns as SVHS’s Girls Basketball Coach to Focus on Running For SC County Sheriff Secrets of Scotts Valley’s Success SVHS Girls Softball Beats Soquel for 1st Time in 4 Yrs More Homes on the Market, Less Pending Sales Through Mid-April GRAND OPENING OF NON-PROFIT LOCAL ART CENTER IN THE CAPITOLA MALL: “ART OF SANTA CRUZ” Lots of Momentum Building for Measure A 3rd Annual Vargas Invitational Trampoline & Tumbling Competition Coming Saturday Second Power Outage in Two Days Hits SV Residents Scotts Valley Resident to be Honored for Act of Heroism Power Outage Affecting Approximately 1,300 SV Homes with Fix Expected between 7-9pm Cafe Carbonero – Proof That You Can’t Have Too Much of a Good Thing New Listings Per Day Averaging 1.74 First 8 Days of April Residents Unite to Build Garden in Honor of the Late Annette Marcum Early April Stats Show More Housing Inventory SLV Water District Declares Drought Emergency Cutesy Cupcakes to Open 2nd Store at Capitola Mall Friends of the Scotts Valley Library to Celebrate 5th Birthday at Library More Homes on Market, Average Sales Price Up Almost $65k in SV All SCCAL: SVHS Basketball’s Angela Silver & Nadene Hart named Co-MVP’s Scotts Valley Gets Treated to Double Rainbow Heavy Rains and Possible Hail Expected Monday and Tuesday SV’s Domino Parrish Wins National Tournament Bird the Likely Cause of Yesterday’s Power Outage A Week of Accidents for SV, More Rain Coming SV’s Erlin Makes SD Padres Opening Day Roster Vine Hill and Brook Knoll Raise Almost $200,000, Could Be Close to $250k at Final Count Gateway Bible Church Announces 2nd Annual EGGAPALOOZA Good News for SV Home Buyers – More Inventory SVMS Car Wash Fundraiser Raises Hundreds for DC Trip The Trail to Eagle’s Nest Recent Deals & Steals in the Scotts Valley Real Estate Market SVHS Girls BB Team to Host Round 2 of State Championships People’s Choice for Glass of Wine SV Homes Close at 99.7% of List Price, Home Seller Fears Stalling the Market Vine Hill Elementary School Launches Second Annual Online Auction in Targeted Effort to Prepare School for Common Core SVUSD Announcement to Parents & Residents Regarding Removal of Stop Signs on Glenwood SVHS Girls Basketball Team Wins Championship SVHS Girls Basketball Team to Play St Fancis for League Title SV City Council Votes to Remove Stop Signs on Glenwood Drive People’s Choice for Best Burgers in Town Scotts Valley Water District Declares Drought Emergency Low Inventory & High Demand Keep Scotts Valley Real Estate Market Red Hot The Best Ways to Sell Your Home for a Lot Less Than it is Worth Scotts Valley Educational Foundation Funds Project GLAD® Training and Coaching to Address Common Core Standards Scotts Valley Chamber Names New Executive Development Director The My Scotts Valley Weekly Show Goes One-on-One with Mountain Community Resources The My Scotts Valley Weekly Show goes One-on-One with SVHS Baseball Coach, Rick Erlin The My Scotts Valley Weekly Show goes One-on-One with SVHS Baseball Auction Chair, Anne Smith Are Water Restrictions Coming to Scotts Valley? Maybe Sooner then Later The My Scotts Valley Weekly Show goes One-on-One with Aurelia Rose, Inc. Foundation The My Scotts Valley Weekly Show goes One-on-One with Brook Knoll Eagle Connection Vine Hill Elementary Launches Read-A-Thon to Raise Funds for Art and Music Programs Did the City of Scotts Valley Pull a Rabbit out of their Hat in Voting to Demolish Polo Ranch Barn? My Scotts Valley Gets Featured in The Scotts Valley Press Banner Scotts Valley Properties Sell for 99% of Asking Price on Average in 2013 People’s Choice for Best Pizzeria in Town 1st Annual MSV Christmas Lights Contests Draws Thousands of Page Views Boys and Girls Club of the Valleys Has Successful New Years Eve Fundraiser, Raises Thousands People’s Choice for Best Breakfast The My Scotts Valley Weekly Show Goes One-on-One with The Vine Hill PTA The My Scotts Valley Weekly Show goes One-on-One with Lt. John Hohmann Scotts Valley Real Estate Market Report: The Numbers Don’t Lie Scotts Valley Man Defies Doctors, Survives Multiple Health Scares Scotts Valley Gymnast to attend Ivy League School for Gymnastics Scotts Valley Police Officer to Retire After 30 Years Scotts Valley Police Issue Advisory on Increase of Theft & Burglary The My Scotts Valley Weekly Shows meets with The Vine Hill PTA re: Silent Auction The MSV Weekly Show Features the SV Chamber Announcing Christmas Tree Lighting Event The My Scotts Valley Weekly Show One-on-One with Chiropractor, Dr. Brad Hartung Days on Market Plunges, Closed Sales Surpass New Listings in Scotts Valley The My Scotts Valley Weekly Show Goes One-on-One with The Team G Foundation The My Scotts Valley Weekly Show Presents: The Team G Foundation Brings Snow to Skypark The My Scotts Valley Weekly Show One-on-One with Hypnotherapist Daniel Gross The My Scotts Valley Weekly Show Features SV Senior Center Holiday Craft Faire Scotts Valley Pending Sales Surge by 500% in October versus September The My Scotts Valley Weekly Show One-on-One with Aunt Lali The My Scotts Valley Weekly Show One-on-One with Scotts Valley Mayor, Randy Johnson Not Much of a Change in the Market, But Some Expected Changes ARE Coming The "My Scotts Valley Weekly" Video Show to Debut Next Week MSV Local Business Spotlight: Scotts Valley Artisans Scotts Valley Real Estate Market Continues to Roll as Rates Tick Up Slightly MSV Local Business Spotlight: Wings School of Dance When Scotts Valley Lost a Little Bit of its Innocence Scotts Valley Schools & Police Department to Implement Newer Technology to Make Schools Safer Interest Rates Come Down, SV Market Stays Hot MSV Local Business Spotlight: Scotts Valley Spa & Boutique Hops & Harvest Celebration to Support SV Library, Sat., October 5th, 2013 Scotts Valley High Football Player Sends Out an Invite & Request Pending Sales Continue Their Upward Movement in Scotts Valley Housing Market Scotts Valley School District Expects to Receive Almost $500,000 on Common Core Funding Scotts Valley's Ruby Roxanne Designs will be a Featured Artist at FashionART Santa Cruz Scotts Valley Pending Homes Sales Increase 6% in One Week FBI Reports that Scotts Valley Has Lowest Crime Rate in County Erik's Deli Celebrates 40 Years in Scotts Valley Scotts Valley Going Through Real Estate Shift Scotts Valley's Cutesy Cupcakes to Appear on Food Network's "CUPCAKE WARS" Mountain Lion Kills Deer on Scotts Valley Resident Lawn Growing Your Own Food Is Not About the Money, But About Health Scotts Valley Art & Wine Festival Attracts Thousands Santa Cruz County Battling a New Invasive Plant Species Welcome Neighbors!