Image: Monterey Herald Registration for the County’s new cannabis cultivation program closed on November 6. This registration process is voluntary; however, we anticipate that only the owners of registered cannabis cultivation sites will be eligible to apply for a local license when they become available. The goal is to allow existing growers to register, receive [...]
Image: Mountain Bulletin New this year, Sheriff’s Deputy Kris Koenig has been assigned to San Lorenzo Valley High School as the school resource officer, a position that the Board of Supervisors approved in this year’s budget with the goal of promoting positive interactions between law enforcement and young people. Deputy Koenig is a 1999 San Lorenzo [...]
In Boulder Creek, construction is underway for a curb, gutter, sidewalk, retaining wall, and drainage improvements near Boulder Creek Elementary School. A 300-foot retaining wall four feet high is being built directly along the school frontage on Laurel Street between Lomond Street and Harmon Street. In addition, a short walkway on the east side of [...]
In San Lorenzo Valley, we depend on Highway 9. It’s the backbone for people and goods moving through Felton, Ben Lomond, Brookdale and Boulder Creek. It connects us to Santa Cruz and the Bay Area, both for recreational tourism and commuters. This winding mountain road is used by more than 21,000 vehicles a day, bulging with tourism [...]
You many have noticed a Sheriff trailer at the Felton Covered Bridge Park recently. This is a temporary site to discourage loitering and camping at the park. Volunteers are staffing the trailer and so far it has been very effective.
Last week, there were two cases of thieves dressing up as utility workers to gain access to Bay Area homes. PG&E has provided my office with information regarding the burglaries in Oakland and San Carlos in an effort to share information and awareness. In each case, a person dressed as a utility worker gained access [...]