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2 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel
This Christmas season, one Santa Cruz girl is doing more than making a list of toys and gadgets she'd like to see under the tree.
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7 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel
The Santa Cruz Seaside Co. plans $1 million in improvements to the Beach Boardwalk customer lot this winter to alleviate traffic congestion and create additional parking in the Main Beach area.
9 hrs ago | Patch.com
The business model is simple yet stark: Forward fund the 2014 season between now and January 15, 2014 so that your favorite actors and directors can be hired, and future revenues can fund 2015.
13 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian
North Korea on Saturday freed an 85-year-old U.S. veteran of the Korean War after a weekslong detention, ending the saga of Merrill Newman's attempt to visit the North as a tourist six decades after he oversaw a group of South Korean wartime guerrillas still loathed by Pyongyang.
With paint speckled on his jeans and staining his hands, Paul De Worken steps back from the side of a garage to look a large sunflower he finished painting.
The train is its second year of operation. Last year, the holiday train operated from Santa Cruz to Davenport.
Thousands gathered on Pacific Avenue, which was bathed with intermittent sun, to watch as the parade streamed down the street.
"When the burdens of the presidency seem unusually heavy, I always remind myself it could be worse.
Gateway School students Lucy Zicarelli and Talia Bernstein carry bags containing some of the 250 jackets collected during the school's student council coat drive to a waiting van from Classic Vapor Cleaners on Friday.
You're invited to participate in a free and fun community tradition. It's the Lighted Boat Parade, which will launch at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Santa Cruz Harbor.
The Santa Cruz Public Works Department on Tuesday will ask the City Council for permission to take the first step toward raising wastewater rates an average of nearly 20 percent during the next four years for residential users.
Santa Cruz County sheriff's leaders unveiled a new crime lab and coroner's facility on Soquel Avenue on Friday, touting it as a way to streamline criminal investigations.
Santa Cruz County Treasurer-Tax Collector Fred Keeley has announced window service will be extended by one hour to assist people paying their property tax bill, which is due Tuesday.
The following is boilerplate from a National Weather Service warning to State /Local governments, and other agencies/NGOs that occurs when temperatures are expected to drop below freezing for at least two hours .
Freeze Warning for Santa Cruz County was issued at December 08 at 1:47PM PST