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Santa Cruz, California is located in Santa Cruz County. Zip codes in Santa Cruz, CA include 95061, 95064, and 95060. The median home price in Santa Cruz is $699,000 which is roughly $500/per square foot. More Santa Cruz information.

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36 min ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz County Board of Supes hears of pot horrors

SANTA CRUZ >> With a looming vote on a marijuana tax, the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors made the case Tuesday that pot grows are causing widespread devastation in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Describing enforcement as overwhelming and showing images of forests scarred by illegal clearing and grading, county staff documented their efforts to get a handle on a growing problem.

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4 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

Beachy getaways: Three great Santa Cruz hotels

Santa Cruz is close enough for day tripping, but the city and beach offer so many things to do, it's tempting to make a weekend of it. Go for it.

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14 hrs ago | Santa Cruz City

Public Meeting on Water Rates Set for Wednesday, Sept. 17th

The City of Santa Cruz Water Department will hold a public meeting Wednesday night to provide an opportunity for the community to ask questions about the proposed rate increases and to showcase infrastructure projects the increases would help fund. The meeting will be held at Louden Nelson Community Center at 301 Center Street, at 6:30pm.

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18 hrs ago | Philly.com

Playboy names Penn top party school

Playboy has released their ultra scientific list of the top party schools in the nature and the University of Pennsylvania takes the number one spot. This year is the first time Penn has even appeared on the list.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Santa Cruz City

Wharf Bocce Court proudly sponsored by Santa Cruz Dante Society

To celebrate the Wharf Centennial and honor its Italian fishing heritage, a special Wharf Bocce Court will be constructed for the October 4th celebration proudly sponsored by Santa Cruz Dante Society. The Dante Alighieri Society is a 135-year-old organization headquartered in Rome, Italy.

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Inside Bay Area

Winemaker to watch: Brandon Armitage, pinot tiger

Winemaker Brandon Armitage, from the Heart o' the Mountain winery family, in his new winery and tasting room in Aptos, Calif., Thursday, Sep. 5, 2014. In Chinese astrology, the tiger is a born leader.

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San Jose Mercury News

Santa Cruz's Seymour Marine Discovery Center blends fun and education

A visitor walks by the skeleton of a gray whale at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center in Santa Cruz, Calif., on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.

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San Jose Mercury News

Chef Sean Baker honored as Healthy Omnivore

Executive chef Sean Baker has made a name for himself in S.F., Berkeley, Palo Alto and Santa Cruz. Cooking Light magazine has honored Sean Baker of San Francisco's Verbena - he's known for showcasing whole-animal and whole-vegetable cooking - with the Healthy Omnivore honor in its 2014 Trailblazing Chef Awards.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Shark attack on seal reported near Santa Cruz beach

SANTA CRUZ >> State Parks officials issued a public warning after a shark attack on a harbor seal was reported at Seabright State Beach on Sunday. The attack reportedly occurred about 50 yards off shore at about 4:45 p.m. by a shark with a white neck, seen flipping the seal up into the air, said California State Parks Supervising Ranger Joe Connors.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Evergeen Cemetery event honors family, restoration efforts

Museum of Art & History volunteers Sangye Hawke, left, and Sibley Simon, center, arrange the headstones of the Jones family, including a stone recently reunited with the family during a celebration at the Evergreen Cemetery in Santa Cruz on Saturday. But the cemetery has undergone a face-lift since then with the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History taking the plot under its charge.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Justine DaCosta, Name Dropping: Gearing up for Oktoberfest

In attendance were Ginny Solari-Mazry, Cristina Mazry-Popek, Marty Dunn, Lorraine Margon, Danene Forman, Ginny Clark, Libby Alexander, Jan Freed, Rebekah Leekley, Cecilia Sunden, Esther Wilson, Debbie Wilson, Merrilyn Marker, Marilyn Noto, Shirley Pickle, Carol DiPietro, Sue Punches, Alice Ford, Jane Melford, Lorna Shearer, Florence Perry, Mila Herman, Josie Cowden, Ann Stark, Nancy Wameling, Lois Wolf, Lori Green, Shirley Fink, Chris Zemny, Marge Kiff, Eleanor Drake, Elaine Kamian, and Jackie Kamian. Not pictured: Lenore Doler, Joan Mertz, Cathy Conway, Kathleen Hughes, Adrienne Meier, and Michael Milward.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Bugs, birds and fried foods at Santa Cruz County Fair

Susanna Rose grabs a chicken from its cage at the Santa Cruz County Fair in Watsonville on Saturday. The 18-year-old Renaissance High School senior was one of several students inside the bug barn at the Santa Cruz County Fair on Saturday, helping to introduce visitors to the world of insects.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

RecordNET

St. Mary's, Delta College grad writes comic book about website creation

When he graduated from Stockton's St. Mary's High School in 1998, he knew he was going to San Joaquin Delta College because it was a stepping stone. Two years later, he was off to the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Coast Lines, Sept. 14, 2014:

Santa Cruz Port District and Santa Cruz Yacht Club Corinthians will host the inaugural Cardboard Kayak Race from 1-5 p.m. Sunday at the launch ramp by the Crow's Nest in Santa Cruz. Awards will be given for first in class, best in show, ugliest boat and team spirit award.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Education Digest, Sept. 14, 2014: Interplay has day care openings

Teacher Julia Tani shows Good Shepherd Preschoolers how to use the hand washing station, which uses recycled water and environmentally friendly soap in the school's Life Lab garden. Community Interplay School Community Interplay Preschool/Day care of Lutheran Community Church, at 95 Alta Vista Ave., has openings.

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SFGate

Persian and Japanese cucumbers grown at Viridis Aquaponics in Watsonville.

Red-veined lemon sorrel and true watercress at Viridis Aquaponics in Watsonville. Photo: Sarah Rice / Special To The Chronicle Drew Hopkins, president of Viridis Aquaponics, in the tomato production greenhouse in Watsonville.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Dan Haifley: Our Ocean Backyard: Sea Otter Awareness Week events on tap

For the 12th year in a row, Monterey Bay, California-based Friends of the Sea Otter and its partner organizations have organized Sea Otter Awareness Week from Sept. 21-27 which will feature public events to showcase the iconic species.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Watsonville school plots community garden

Mesa Verde Gardens founder Ana Rasmussen, center, confers with gardener Ramiro Medrano, left, and Americorps volunteer Lizzy Speece at a Rolling Hills Middle School site proposed for one of two new community gardens. WATSONVILLE >> UC Santa Cruz outreach counselor Ramiro Medrano saw a weedy strip of land at the edge of Rolling Hills Middle School and envisioned a place where students, parents and neighbors could come together, grow food and build community.

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KSBW-TV

Mountain lion spotted near Neary Lagoon in Santa Cruz

LOOKOUT FOR A MOUNTAIN LION FOLLOWING REPORTS A SIGHTING AT NEARY LAGOON. POLICE AND FISH AND WILDLIFE SEARCHED THE AREA LAST NIGHT, BUT THE SO FAR, NO LUCK.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz County AmeriCorps volunteers gather for initiation, celebration

SANTA CRUZ >> Devon Espinoza wants people to know about the good work done by AmeriCorps, a national service program dedicated to community needs. That's part of the reason why the 22-year-old committed to the program for a second year of service.

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Beach Hazards Statement for Santa Cruz County was issued at September 16 at 2:56AM PDT

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