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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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5 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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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22 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | 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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KION 46

Wonders of the Central Coast Wilder Ranch

Just west of Santa Cruz, an open tract of land stretches from the mountains to the sea. Preserved for its natural environment and cultural heritage in 1974, Wilder Ranch exists today as a state park.

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Santa Cruz City

Fireworks coming to Santa Cruz October 4th

CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION AND FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR Santa Cruz Wharf 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Saturday, October 4th, 2014 FREE It's a free, day-long community celebration at the Santa Cruz Wharf marking its 100th birthday. Attendees are encouraged to dress in period clothing and join in as the Wharf recreates its grand opening from 1914.

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Mountain lion spotted by Neary Lagoon in Santa Cruz Thursday night

A resident reported seeing a mountain lion in the Neary Lagoon area around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Santa Cruz police said. The mountain lion was reported seen in the area behind Blackburn Street and police closed off the area as a precaution.

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Patch.com

Man Arrested for 5 Burglaries, Police Say

Police Tuesday arrested a man suspected of committing five separate burglaries over several weeks in Santa Cruz, according to the Santa Cruz Sheriff's office. Thomas Armstrong was arrested at his residence on suspicion of committing three separate residential burglaries on Cuesta Drive, one commercial burglary on Spreckels Drive, and one auto burglary on Baltusrol Way, police said.

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Insurance News Net

Student Debt Hanging Over Older Americans

Although she didn't know it 20 years ago, time was a luxury 57-year-old Rosemary Anderson couldn't afford. Anderson, an employee of the University of California-Santa Cruz, has more than $126,000 in debt, much of it from student loans incurred more than 20 years ago when she decided to return to school to obtain bachelor's and master's degrees, she said.

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Indybay.org

Paula Gregoire: Save Paula's Cottage

On September 9, 2014, Paula Gregoire, her mother also named Paula, and her daughter Isabella, spoke before the Santa Cruz City Council against the city's inhumane rental inspection program. The cruel and invasive ordinance was pushed through in August 2010 in a 5-1 vote by the gentrifying forces of the Santa Cruz City Council with pressure and backing from UC Santa Cruz.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Scotts Valley Banner

New Faces

Ethan Wesley Burke, an 8-pound 15-ounce boy, was born to Heather and Peter Burke of Santa Cruz at Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz. He was born at 7:32 p.m. on Aug. 23, 2014.

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Saratoga News

Marker to talk about effort to save the cheetah

Fewer than three seconds ... that's the amount of time it takes the cheetah to go from 0 to 60 mph. It's no secret that cheetahs are the world's fastest mammals, but what some may not realize is that they're also fast disappearing.

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Beach Hazards Statement for Santa Cruz County was issued at September 14 at 9:01PM PDT

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