Furniture remodeler wins top award

A Fine Finish Decorative Art of Felton was awarded “Best of Houzz” by Houzz, a leading platform for home remodeling and design.

A Fine Finish, a decorative painting and plaster company, was chosen by the users of the Houzz online community. The award is given in two categories: Customer Satisfaction and Design and is determined by the number and quality of client reviews the business received in 2013.

“I’m thrilled to receive the ‘Best Of Houzz’ award,” said Katie Fitzgerald, the artist behind the decorative finish company. “The best part of my job is when a client sees how the artistic finish has transformed their room and their eyes light up with joy.”

Fitzgerald said A Fine Finish designs and creates artistic finishes on walls and ceilings with paint, plaster and other media. For information:


Scotts Valley online security company partners with Cisco

Scotts Valley-based Catbird, a cloud computing security company, announced a new partnership with Cisco. The company will partner with Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure to provide online security to the tech giant’s network.


Trunk show this weekend

Ruby Roxanne Designs will host a trunk show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8 at Scotts Valley Artisans, 230-D Mount Hermon Road in Scotts Valley.

The show will feature hand-crafted leather accessories. For information: 439-9094 or


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