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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 $699,500 which is roughly $478/per square foot. More Santa Cruz information.

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29 min ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Costs rise on Santa Cruz greenbelt path project

A pedestrian and bike path is slated to open in November inside Arana Gulch. The project could go 300,000 over its construction budget because of unforeseen difficulties with a suspension bridge.

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4 hrs ago | SF Signal

Interview: Lisa Jensen Talks About Alias Hook and the Peter Pan Story That Needed to Be Told

Lisa Jensen is the author of the novels, Alias Hook , and The Witch From the Sea , proprietress of the arts and entertainment blog, Lisa Jensen Online Express , and longtime film critic and columnist for the alternative weekly, Good Times , in Santa Cruz, CA.

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8 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

Huge Navy aircraft carrier anchoring off Santa Cruz

If the fog burns off on Friday, Santa Cruzans will be surprised by what they see.

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10 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Latinos have edge in whooping cough war

Gretchen Rubio-Lopez, 1, reacts to a vaccination shot given to her by medical assistant Vanessa Munoz as she is held by her mother, Veronica Rubio, at the Salud Para La Gente Health Clinic in Watsonville.

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15 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Coast Lines, July 25, 2014: Overnight traffic camera installation project

Caltrans will begin an overnight project to install traffic cameras along six miles of Highway 1 from Freedom Boulevard in Aptos to Soquel Drive in Santa Cruz Monday at 9 p.m. No traffic delays are anticipated since no lane closures are required, but motorists should be aware of work crews in the area.

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19 hrs ago | Santa Cruz City

Church Street Fair

Cabrillo Festival's Church Street Fair! Celebrating its 23rd year, this two-day festival offers an inspiring reflection of the arts in Santa Cruz.

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20 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Allen Bushnell, Fish Rap: Warm seas bring in plenty of fish, bait

Regina Dingillo caught this 19-pound flatty fishing near the Santa Cruz Mile Buoy on the Easy Money earlier this week.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Cops and Courts: July 25, 2014: Two injured in wreck on Santa Cruz's Westside

A Santa Cruz firefighter responds to an injury crash near Grandview and Swift streets in Santa Cruz on Monday night.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Wharf to Wharf evolves into a family affair for Mike, Melanie Freitas

Melanie and Mike Freitas have been running the Wharf to Wharf hand in hand for more than 30 years.

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Patch.com

Bookshop Santa Cruz Hosts Acclaimed Marine Expert, Conservationist

Announcement: Friday, July 25 at 7 p.m. at Bookshop Santa Cruz at 1520 Pacific Ave. Join Bookshop Santa Cruz and Save Our Shores for a celebration of Blue Mind , book signing with Dr. Wallace J. Nichols, an acclaimed marine biologist and conservationist.

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Los Angeles Times

Ships and blue whales on a collision course off California coast

Researchers examine a dead blue whale killed in a collision with a ship. Blue whales cluster for long periods of time in the busy Pacific Ocean shipping lanes off the California coast, raising concern about collisions between vessels and the endangered marine mammals, a new study has found.

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Patch.com

How Dare They?! Survey Ranks Santa Cruz No. 12 Snobbiest City in Country

Santa Cruz, the city reputed for its laid-back, easy-breezy style, took 12th place among "The Snobbiest Small Cities In America."

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Philly.com

Research into marine mammals' responses to sound

A central question in the debate over a Rutgers University-led study of the ocean floor off the coast of Long Beach Island is whether the loud sound waves used to map the sediment will harm dolphins, whales, and other animals.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Street Smarts: Using trash bins to save parking spots; breaking...

You might suggest that your reader who is having trouble parking on the street in front of his or her home take a swing by Monarch Way on the Westside of Santa Cruz.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

John Geringer, Christopher Luck of GLR Growth Fund plead guilty to securities fraud

SCOTTS VALLEY >> John Geringer and Christopher Luck, accused of running a $60 million Ponzi scheme with Keith Rode, have pleaded guilty in federal court to three counts involving securities fraud, mail fraud and conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz County rewriting affordable housing rules

SANTA CRUZ >> Santa Cruz County is weighing the most significant rewrite of affordable housing rules since local voters ushered in an era of slow growth in the 1970s.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Marine Mammal Center team works to rescue Santa Cruz sea lion

SANTA CRUZ >> Early morning kayaker Amber Jones, who recently spotted a sea lion with netting embedded in its head, was ecstatic when she learned the ailing marine mammal had been rescued.

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Indybay.org

American Civil Liberties Union Santa Cruz County: License Plate Readers? Not Here

Santa Cruz is a few pen strokes away from installing Automated License Plate Readers in city police cruisers.

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Santa Cruz City

Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music

"Cabrillo has become a summer mecca for musicians and a premier musical destination for audiences."

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Inside Bay Area

California whooping cough epidemic: Latinos vigilant about vaccinating children

But Latinos who live in southern Santa Cruz County have higher vaccination rates and a dramatically lower incidence of whooping cough than the more affluent white population in the northern end of the county, according to data reported by schools and the county health department.

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