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36 min ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel
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.
4 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News
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.
14 hrs ago | Santa Cruz City
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 06:39 pm
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