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Coast Lines, April 17, 2014: Bacteria levels high at Cowell Beach

The Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency reported high bacteria levels Tuesday at Cowell Beach west of the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf.

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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Aptos teen shows courage in water rescue

Tenaya Greeninger, 14, stands overlooking Seacliff Beach in Aptos on Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Aptos, CA, Rio del Mar, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

As We See It: Yes on Watsonville's Measure G

There's something of an incongruity with raising taxes in a city where unemployment is high and incomes relatively low.

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Related Topix: Watsonville, CA, Opinion

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Coast Lines

Where can you find the sweet sound of crashing waves, beautiful sandy beaches, tons of candy filled eggs and the Easter Bunny? The Capitola Village Easter Egg Hunt on the Beach, of course! Bring the kids out for a memorable time and some great photo opportunities on April 19. The Easter Bunny will be there and children 12 and younger can hunt for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Capitola, CA, Family, Kids, Soquel, CA, Santa Cruz, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Business Digest, April 16, 2014: Credit unions announce merger

Santa Cruz County Employees Credit Union has taken the first steps to merge into Bay Federal Credit Union, pending regulatory approval and a vote by Santa Cruz County Employees Credit Union's 2,590 members.

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Related Topix: Argentina, World News, Capitola, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Cops and Courts: April 16, 2014: Deputies seek burglar in Santa Cruz Mountains

Two homes were burglarized in the Summit area of the Santa Cruz Mountains on Friday, and Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputies this week described a man suspected in the heists.

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Related Topix: Watsonville, CA, Freedom, CA

KSBW-TV

Santa Cruz County's needle exchange to make more changes

Drug needles were thrown back into the spotlight Tuesday as the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors received an annual report by the county-run Syringe Services Program.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

New Year's reveler faces criminal charges in Aptos violence

Chad Mitcham peers around the courtroom Tuesday when 19 charges were upheld against him including assault and burglary dating from New Year's Day when he broke into a neighbor's coach at Blue Pacific Mobile Home Park of Aptos.

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Related Topix: Aptos, CA, Drugs

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Scotts Valley council to consider plastic bag ban

A shopper loads up her car trunk with her plastic-bagged groceries from Nob Hill Foods in Scotts Valley where the City Council will debate whether to ban single-use plastic bags.

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Related Topix: Scotts Valley, CA, Aptos, CA, Felton, CA, Watsonville, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz teen finds confidence from mentoring nonprofit

Michelle Rachleff, left, and her mentee, Claire Howell, are neighbors who got to know each other through the Big Sister, Little Sister program.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Capitola, CA, Family, Kids, Soquel, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Hits and Misses, April 15, 2014: Yes to river paddlers, open government

Hit >> Getting more people out on the San Lorenzo River can only boost efforts to protect it, which is why events like Saturday's recreational paddle are critical.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Watsonville, CA, Scotts Valley, CA, Opinion

Patch.com

Grassroots 'Move To Amend' Aims For Ballot Measure Today in Santa Cruz

Move To Amend Santa Cruz , activists seeking a constitutional amendment to upseat powerful, wealthy corporate influence, is presenting today to the Santa Cruz County Elections Office the signatures needed to qualify its cause for a November ballot measure.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Watsonville police report falling crime trend

Watsonville >> Watsonville's overall crime rate continued a five-year decline in 2013, with the lowest reported crimes per capita since 2004, according to a report released Monday by police.

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Related Topix: Watsonville, CA, Santa Cruz, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Cops and Courts: April 15, 2014: Campbell man identified in fatal motorcycle crash near Boulder Creek

Andrew Nolten, a 29-year-old from Campbell, was identified as the motorcyclist killed in a crash on Highway 9 north of Boulder Creek on Sunday, according to the Santa Cruz County Coroner's Unit.

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Related Topix: Boulder Creek, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Time's almost up for last-minute tax filers

Roger Crissman puts the finishing touches on a client's tax return in his Soquel Avenue office Monday.

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Related Topix: Tax, Watsonville, CA, Santa Cruz, CA, San Jose, CA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Public Safety Center nearing completion date

Sheriff Phil Wowak and Rep. Sam Farr get a look at the crime lab from Forensic Service Supervisor Lauren Zephro while touring the new Public Safety Center in Live Oak Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Sam Farr, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Santa Cruz, CA, Live Oak, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Coast Lines, April 15, 2014: New traffic signal installation slated

As construction begins to wind down on the $1 million widening project along Soquel Avenue at Park Way, crews Tuesday will remove the old traffic signals so that new ones can be installed.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA

The Salinas Californian

If we were a country, we'd be top of the world

We all know strawberries are big along the Central Coast; they jostle back and forth with lettuce as being the No.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Monterey County, CA, California, Watsonville, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Workshops this week help family honor end-of-life wishes

SANTA CRUZ >> For those who have put off sharing end-of-life wishes with loved ones - about 56 percent of Californians, according to the California Healthcare Foundation - consider the experience of Shirley Sapena.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Wildfire danger, responses highlighted for Santa Cruz County

CalFire Battalion Chief Jake Hess educates locals about wildfire safety at the Corralitos Grange Hall on Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Corralitos, CA, Aptos, CA

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