Category Archives: The Community

20th Annual Skyland Run – July 14th

The Skyland Mountain Run is celebrating its 20th Year. The event takes place at The Radonich Ranch, 25149 Highland Way. The 10K and 5K Runs – over a scenic out and back course – start at 8:30 am. The 1K … Continue reading

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Summit Residents Gather for Amgen Tour of California 2012

  On May 14, local mountain residents gathered at the Summit Center for a chance to watch the Santa Cruz stage of the Amgen Tour along Summit Road. Darrel and Karen Osborn, owners of the Summit Store, made a party … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Harvest Glass Pumpkins

As he has done for the past ten years, Tom Stanton is beginning to create pumpkins. He makes them out of glass by blowing them into a form to give them their distinctive shape and then slowly working them to … Continue reading

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Skyland Mountain Run Raises $9,000 for Charity

Partly races, partly family party, partly picnic on the grass, the 2011 Skyland Mountain Run at Radonich Ranch July 2 drew nearly 300 entrants and raised more than $9,000 for nonprofits and charitable organizations. With both 5K and 10K races, … Continue reading

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Flea Market at Building Blocks

Are you looking for a good deal on children’s toys, strollers, car seats, household items and other fun items? You can indulge your bargain hunting side by visiting the community flea market this Sunday, May 22 between 10:00am – 3:00pm. … Continue reading

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Want to Live in Paradise?

Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to live in the Santa Cruz Mountains? The Santa Cruz Mountains are a hidden gem within easy commute distance to the best jobs, and homes are surprisingly affordable. You can buy … Continue reading

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Mountain Garden and Solar Home Tour

Garden and Solar Tour Sunday, May 15th; 10am – 2pm This year, the Loma Prieta Community Foundation (LPCF) will host its popular Mountain Garden Tour on Sunday,  May 15. LPCF will have tickets for sale, along with food, drinks and potted … Continue reading

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Archive of www.hiway17.com

Tonight was a very interesting evening. I needed to provide some information on the history of the site to someone and in the process I rediscovered the Way Back Machine which is an internet archival site. When visiting the site … Continue reading

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Lupin Lodge Noise Complaints

Residents in the Chemeketa area of the Santa Cruz Mountains have been noticing an increase in noise late at night. The noise has been traced to the Lupin Lodge, a clothing optional resort located in Aldercroft Heights about ten minutes … Continue reading

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