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2 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Project to stuff bus with school supplies

Nohemi Macias, from left, JoAnn Allen and Vivian Tejeda, seen at the Santa Cruz County Office of Education on Thursday, organize the annual Stuff the Bus backpack and school supply drive.

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Related Topix: Capitola, CA

7 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Coast Lines: Aug. 1, 2014

A vigil and mourning for the people that have died in Gaza will be held 6:15 p.m. Friday at the Santa Cruz Town Clock on Pacific Avenue.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Capitola, CA, Soquel, CA, Watsonville, CA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Scotts Valley Banner

New owner hopes to breathe life into Brookdale Lodge

The Brookdale Lodge's new owner Pravin Patel, a Santa Cruz-based hotelier, plans to revive the troubled landmark.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Watsonville, CA, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Boulder Creek, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

National Night Out celebrations planned across Santa Cruz County

Natalie Ramirez pops her head out of the sheriff's department rescue vehicle during the National Night Out celebration at Pinto lake County park in 2012.

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Related Topix: Watsonville, CA, Capitola, CA

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Assemblyman Luis Alejo announces four California Peace Award winners

Elizabet Zepeda Gonzalez, a social and behavioral sciences major at CSU Monterey Bay, is being recognized for her work in the community through the League of United Latin American Citizens.

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Related Topix: California, Hollister, CA, Watsonville, CA, Family, Kids

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Ben Lomond woman reported missing

BEN LOMOND >> Family and friends of a 21-year-old Ben Lomond woman are looking for clues in her recent disappearance from a San Jose drug rehabilitation center.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Coast Lines, July 31, 2014: Deadline approaches for local candidates

Those races include local city councils and school boards, as well as fire, water and park districts and the Santa Cruz Port Commission.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Flying, Life, Hobbies, Watsonville, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Hope's Closet brings promise to Santa Cruz County residents

Leslie Maunu, the services manager for Hope's Closet, folds and sorts donated clothes.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Indybay.org

Local ACLU Issues Resolution of Support for Santa Cruz 11

WHEREAS, The Santa Cruz County Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California believes that all four remaining defendants charged in the Santa Cruz Superior Court action collectively known as the "Occupy" cases, i.e., Gabriella Ripley-Phipps, Cameron Laurendeau, Franklin Alcantara and Brent Adams, are local activists working ... (more)

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Related Topix: ACLU, Santa Cruz, CA, Activism, Criminal Defense Law, Law

KSBW-TV

Santa Cruz man sloshed with $3,000 penalty for running toilet

The Santa Cruz Water Department said one man eliminated a hefty fine caused by a running toilet by attending "water school."

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Watsonville Strawberry Festival celebrates prime crop

WATSONVILLE >> In fields surrounding Watsonville, hundreds of workers are picking strawberries.

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Related Topix: Watsonville, CA, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Food Festival, Fruits

CBS Local

Santa Cruz Sheriff's Office Asks For Help To Find Missing Watsonville Man

The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office Wednesday asked the public for help in finding an at-risk Watsonville man who was reported missing after being released from a behavioral health clinic.

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Related Topix: Watsonville, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

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Complete the Santa Cruz Passenger Rail Study Survey

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission is analyzing the feasibility of passenger rail transit service along the 32-mile Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line.

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Watsonville man sentenced to 15 years in prison for Christmas Day attack on wife

A 38-year-old Watsonville man is headed to prison for 15 years for attacking his wife on Christmas Day.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, Watsonville, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Internet hookups push Santa Cruz County STD rates higher

SANTA CRUZ >> Rates of sexually transmitted diseases are zooming upward across Santa Cruz County, and county health officials say people finding anonymous sex on the Internet is a major reason.

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Related Topix: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Medicine, Health

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Coast Lines, July 30, 2014: Point Sur celebrates historic lighthouse

California State Parks and Central Coast Lighthouse Keepers will celebrate the 125th anniversary of the first lighting of the Point Sur Lighthouse from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Point Sur State Historic Park.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, San Luis Obispo, CA, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Bill allows Santa Cruz Metro to issue citations

SANTA CRUZ >> A statewide bill that appears headed for passage would allow private security guards and other transit employees to issue tickets for bad behavior around Santa Cruz County transit stops and stations.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Santa Cruz, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

2014 Wharf to Wharf top 100 finishers for men and women

Simon Ndirangu of Kenya crosses the finish line to take first place in the 42nd annual Wharf to Wharf road race in Capitola on Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Capitola, CA, Santa Cruz, CA, Watsonville, CA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Capitola man to stand trial for alleged flare gun road rage

SANTA CRUZ >> A Capitola man will face charges in an alleged road rage incident where he is accused of firing a flare gun into a moving car.

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Related Topix: Capitola, CA

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Santa Cruz Co. DA: Nutritional supplement makers made false claims

The Santa Cruz County District Attorney's Office, as a member of the California Food, Drug and Medical Device Task Force, is part of a consumper protection settlement against True Health LLC, Health Resources LLC and VRP Manufacturing LLC. The three companies manufacture a variety of nutritional supplements -- including "ultimate colon care ... (more)

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