Santa Cruz Mountains Festivals and Concerts

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Social Media Support for Musicians

Santa Cruz Mountains Festivals and Concerts specializes in creating social media presence for local musicians in Santa Cruz County and the greater Bay Area. High resolution band photography, interviews, online content, Facebook pages, event listings, in-print options, radio airplay, and all aspects of social media networking. Packages available to improve your online presence and get gigs.

Musical Partners

Santa Cruz Mountains Festivals and Concerts – Julie Horner, Content Specialist
Mountain Music Productions – Michele Murphy, Booking Agent
Mountain Media – Mary Andersen, Web Design, SEO

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San Lorenzo Valley Post

Co-founded October 2019 by Julie Horner and Mary Andersen. We’re the Santa Cruz Mountains resource for news, entertainment, and information sharing in the San Lorenzo Valley. Handcrafted writing and a whole lot of local heart backed by the community.

Welcome to the San Lorenzo Valley Post, an independent, local women-owned, community supported online news and event resource and print paper for the San Lorenzo Valley and the Santa Cruz Mountains. Considered and curated content, balanced local reporting, robust community calendaring, dedicated information sharing. Co-founded by Julie Horner and Mary Andersen with support from a team of writers, editors, graphic designers, and community advocates in the Santa Cruz Mountains in collaboration with the people and organizations of the San Lorenzo Valley, we are “The Valley’s Voice.”

Contact the San Lorenzo Valley Post


831-335-6500 Business
831-325-1974 Cell

San Lorenzo Valley Post
P.O. Box 1621
Boulder Creek, CA. 95006-1621


Mary Andersen:
Julie Horner:

Graphic Design

Laura Testa-Reyes:


Have the San Lorenzo Valley Post delivered to your home via the U.S. Postal Service. Yearly subscription is $50 prepaid. Send your request to You can also donate via the Subscribe link:

Welcome Writers

The San Lorenzo Valley Post invites excellent writers to join our team. Articles should be 500-700 words for print. Longer articles can be posted on our web page and social media. Note that all submissions will be professionally edited for length, accuracy, spelling, and grammar.

Submit news, stories of local interest, calendar items, and opinion. Other topics for consideration:
  • Arts and Entertainment
  • Books
  • Business Associations
  • Food/Recipes
  • Gardening
  • History
  • Local merchants, featured merchant
  • Parks and Outdoors
  • Politics/Opinion
  • Schools
  • Sports

Welcome Advertisers and Underwriters

Consider placing an advertisement or underwriting one of our columns. Rates are highly competitive for the area, and special pricing is in place during the health crisis. Ads should be received in print-ready PDF form or you may send high resolution images with your text, and our graphic designer will create something for you. Available ad sizes:

  • Full page: 11.5 x 10
  • 1/2 of a page vertical: 11.5 x 4.94
  • 1/2 page horizontal: 5.81 x 10″
  • 1/4 page vertical: 5.81 x 4.94
  • 1/4 page horizontal: 2.89 x 10
  • 1/8 page: 2.89 x 4.94
  • 1/8 page vertical: 5.81 x 2.42
  • 1/16 page vertical: 2.89 x 2.42
  • 1/16 page horizontal: 2.89 x 4.88
  • Tower size: 2.42 x 11.41 (one column)
  • Bottom banner size: 10 x 2.71 (quarter page)

Support Community Journalism

The San Lorenzo Valley Post welcomes your contributions to our local grassroots effort to connect the community. Thank you for supporting independent journalism in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

Donations accepted through the Subscribe button on the San Lorenzo Valley Post website.

Julie Horner, Content Specialist

Julie is a professional technical writer with 23 years experience in Silicon Valley. I specialize in writing:

  • Multiple-chapter software and hardware installation end-user and administration guides
  • Marketing and descriptive content
  • Social media content
  • Press releases
  • Website content

“Content editing, fact-checking, and consistency are my specialties! I LOVE to edit!”


The Crooked Road Céilí Band

Julie also plays hammered dulcimer, fiddle, bodhran, and sings with The Crooked Road Céilí Band, an American-Irish acoustic folk trio based in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Specializing in weddings, wine tastings, and special occasions in intimate acoustic settings.

One thought on “Santa Cruz Mountains Festivals and Concerts

  1. Hi Julie,
    I am the teacher leader for San Lorenzo Valley High School’s Spring Fashion show. Our event will be on Thursday, March 17, Friday March 18th, Saturday, March 20th and Sunday, March 21. Could you find a place to mention us in your publication? Thanks for considering. Please contact me at (831)359-9656 or if our show is of interest t you and your readers. Tamera Smith