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23 min ago | San Jose Mercury News

A Buddhist pathway to freedom from addiction

Addiction is one of the most bedeviling and ruinous torments of the human experience.

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11 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Business Digest, July 22, 2014: Business Professionals network Wednesday

Business Professionals of Santa Cruz County plan a networking meeting 9:15 - 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, at Cruzio , 877 Cedar St. Patrizia Materassi will talk about "The 5 Gyres - Plastics in the World's Oceans."

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Food Production Daily

Sysco penalized $19.4m for unrefrigerated food storage

Food distribution giant Sysco has been ordered to pay nearly $20m in restitution for keeping perishable food in unrefrigerated storage.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Watsonville hotel robber sentenced in plea deal

SANTA CRUZ >> A 37-year-old Watsonville man was sentenced to 13 years in state prison Monday after pleading guilty to burglary and two counts of robbery.

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Related Topix: Watsonville, CA, State Prisons, Prison

Patch.com

Where & When To Roll Up Your Sleeve & Be A Hero In Santa Cruz

During the summer months, on average, about two fewer donors give blood at each Red Cross blood drive than what is needed to meet the needs of patients.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism)

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Hits and Misses, July 22, 2014: Yes to whale shows and the research power of drones

HIT >> Yes, the rules surrounding low-flying, unmanned drones have been tricky to craft - you don't want every Tom, Dick and Harry experimenting with aerial drones over the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Opinion

Los Gatos Weekly-Times

CHP continues probe into Highway 1 crash that killed Santa Cruz County teen girls

MOSS LANDING Investigators are still trying to the figure out the events that led up a crash on Highway 1 that left two Santa Cruz County teenage girls dead.

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Related Topix: Moss Landing, CA, Watsonville, CA, Santa Cruz, CA

The Campbell Reporter

Judge sentences man for fatal Tesla vs. bike collision, calls driver a 'saint', victim an 'angel'

Loved ones of 40-year-old Joshua Alper hold a photograph of the UC Santa Cruz librarian as they attend the hearing of 63-year-old Navindra Jain at the Santa Cruz County Courthouse on Friday.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, Alternative, Santa Cruz, CA, UC Santa Cruz

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Ramona Turner, Street Smarts: Neighbors hog all street parking, reader says

There is plenty of open parking space on the street where we live. Unfortunately, both next door neighbors have a gazillion cars and squeeze us out of parking in front of our home.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Capitola, CA, Scotts Valley, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Lisa Kolbeck, Santa Cruz County Stories: For 40 years, Live Oak...

Lisa Kolbeck with some of her charges in her Little School, which she's been running in Live Oak for 26 years.

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Related Topix: Live Oak, CA, Preschoolers, Family, Santa Cruz, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Coast Lines, July 21, 2014: Deadline nears for Camp Out for Cancer

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk's Camp Out for Cancer, Sept. 5 and 6, will accept registrations until Aug. 22. Registration includes a $25 donation to the society, overnight camping on the boardwalk, a concert with the Sun Kings, free play in the arcades, an all-day rides wristband, a T-shirt, bracelet and two meals.

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Related Topix: Aptos, CA, Libraries, Santa Cruz, CA, Entertainment, Drama, Television

CBS Local

Military Explosive Device Found In Search Of Evacuated Watsonville Neighborhood

Shortly before noon Saturday, police were dispatched to a residence in the 300 block of Palm Avenue on a report of a suspicious item, possibly a hand grenade, police said.

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Related Topix: Watsonville, CA, US Military, US Air Force, Travis Air Force Base

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Ocean Speedway: Mutoza, CHP sweep Police-N-Pursuit event

Shane Golobic races in his first Ocean Sprints Taco Bravo feature victory of the season at Ocean Speedway on Friday.

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Related Topix: Watsonville, CA, California, Scotts Valley, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Cops and Courts: July 20, 2014: Watsonville man subdued with stun gun, arrested

A 47-year-old Watsonville man was subdued with a stun gun Saturday afternoon and arrested after he resisted arrest during a DUI stop, California Highway Patrol said.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Aquarium research institute opens doors to visitors

Visitors watch a demonstration of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute's Ventana remote operated vehicle during an open house event in Moss Landing on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Scotts Valley, CA, Soquel, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Osprey soaring in Watsonville wetlands

An osprey prepares to lift off of a branch from a tree in Harkins Slough in Watsonville on Tuesday.

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The Campbell Reporter

Google exec's death: Attorney says prostitute had no reason to kill exec

Attorneys for the suspected call girl charged in the death of a Google executive said Wednesday she had no intent to harm or kill 51-year-old Forrest Hayes, who died from a lethal heroin injection on his yacht.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

CHP continues probe into Highway 1 crash that killed Santa Cruz County teens

MOSS LANDING >> Investigators are still trying to the figure out the events that led up a crash on Highway 1 that left two Santa Cruz County teenage girls dead.

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Related Topix: Moss Landing, CA, Watsonville, CA, Santa Cruz, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Bonny Doon man sentenced to jail for fatal Santa Cruz Tesla versus bike collision

Navindra Jain, 63, awaits sentencing during his hearing for misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter at the Santa Cruz County Courthouse on Friday afternoon.

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Indybay.org

5th Annual Festival del Nopal

It is nearly 2,200 miles from the home of El Nopal in neighboring Mexico to Santa Cruz County.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Mexico Travel, Life, Food, Mexican Cuisine, Prickly Pear Cactus, Supplement, Mexico, World News

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