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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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4 hrs ago | Scientific American

Ancient DNA Could Return Passenger Pigeons to the Sky

The last lonely bird of a species that once numbered three billion or more died on September 1, 1914.

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8 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Sam Farr offers take on local, foreign violence at Santa Cruz town hall

Rep. Sam Farr speaks to members of the community during a town hall meeting at Peace United Church of Christ in Santa Cruz on Thursday night.

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8 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Adventure Out's Jack Harrison holds keys to survival

Jack Harrison, left, demonstrates for a student during one of his Adventure Out survival and wilderness skills classes.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Book Review: 'The Curse of Santa Cruz' by Stephanie Michel

Stephanie Michel 's new novel The Curse of Santa Cruz is inspired by a true story about the annihilation of the Ohlone Indian nation and a legendary curse bestowed upon the beautiful land where Santa Cruz, California today stands.

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The Miami Herald

Cannabis cuisine rises in wake of legalizations

Yes, we're talking cannabis cuisine, a small niche in the culinary world but one that is drawing more interest as the legalization movement moves pot closer to the mainstream.

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KSBW-TV

5 things to know about earthquake faults

The 6.0-earthquake that damaged buildings and left scores of people injured in California's wine country was the largest temblor to hit the San Francisco Bay Area since the 6.9-magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989 damaged downtown Santa Cruz.

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Canada.com

Five questions for Remy Le Boeuf

In advance of a four-night run through Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto that begins Friday night at the Options Jazz Lounge in the Brookstreet Hotel, here's a Q & A with Remy about the past and present-day of his musical exploits with his brother.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Street Smarts, Ramona Turner: EV chargers getting damaged by users, replacement pending

Q I am noticing the EV chargers in downtown Santa Cruz are slowly disappearing. One by one, they are breaking and not being repaired.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Business Digest, Aug. 28, 2014: Think Local First on KSCO Saturday

Matthew Swinnerton, the newly named host of Think Local First Radio, announces the first program 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday AM 1080 and KSCO.com .

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Fresno Bee

First 5 Fresno County names new executive director

Emilia Reyes was named executive director of First 5 Fresno County on Wednesday in a decision meant to stabilize the agency at a time of staff and board changes.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz philanthropist set to travel across country

Costanoa High School students spend the morning of May 21, 2014 packing school supplies and books into backpacks that will head to the Hopi Nation in an aid caravan headed up by Follow Your Heart Action Network's Curtis Reliford.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Police ask drivers to slow down, watch for kids as school starts

San Lorenzo Valley High School students visit with their friends during a break Wednesday morning.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz begins design to close gap in river levee path

The city of Santa Cruz is planning to build a 1.8 million bridge over Branciforte Creek at the south end of San Lorenzo Park to connect this section of the San Lorenzo River levee path with the path south of Soquel Avenue Bridge.

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KION 46

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Developed in partnership with the Santa Cruz County Office of Education, it's based on the Brummitt-Taylor Music Listening System.

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PhysicsWeb Events

Neutrinos spotted from Sun's main nuclear reaction

Physicists working on the Borexino experiment in Italy have successfully detected neutrinos from the main nuclear reaction that powers the Sun.

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Contra Costa Times

editorial: Napa quake brings home our own vulnerability

A 6.0 earthquake is scary and upsetting no matter where it occurs, but when the trembling and shaking is centered just up the road in one of our favorite parts of California -- the historic towns and wineries of the South Napa Valley -- it is even more troubling.

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NBC Bay Area

Loma Prieta Quake Prepared Residents for Future Temblors

Lessons learned from the Loma Prieta magnitude-6.9 earthquake to hit the Bay Area in 1989 may have helped in early Sunday's temblor centered in the Napa region.

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The Campbell Reporter

Santa Clara County explores fireworks 'social host' law

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday decided to crack down harder on illegal fireworks by holding property owners responsible for the growing problem.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz Etsy entrepreneur classes: Turning a hobby into income and a business

Diane Steverson is participating in the Etsy program to get her wedding cake topper business off the ground.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

UCSC alum wins Emmy for HBO's "True Detective"

SANTA CRUZ >> UC Santa Cruz alum Cary Joji Fukunaga has won the "Outstanding Director for a Drama Series" Emmy for the HBO series "True Detective."

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