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Mark Engel, a 57-year-old retired carpenter, installed the final support beam of a new deck on his Aptos hills home the afternoon of Oct. 7. Since his forced retirement in 2001 because of a back injury, he devoted much of his time to improving his Forest Park Lane home -- where he and his wife raised three children and lived for 36 years.
Santa Cruz County will see lows in the low 30s Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, well below normal low temperatures, she said.
A body found by a State Parks lifeguard on Seabright State Beach about 7:15 a.m. Tuesday was identified as a 28-year-old man from Florida.
The Santa Cruz City Council created the Public Safety Citizen Task Force earlier this year to provide a platform for the community to come together, understand current public safety concerns, and recommend actions that the city should take to improve the quality of life in Santa Cruz.
A man found dead on Cypress Avenue on Nov. 26 stabbed himself to death, the Santa Cruz County Coroner's Office reported Monday.
On Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6-7, Dos Aguilas Olive Oil will be harvesting olives for its Dos Aguilas Extra Virgin Tuscan Blend Olive Oil, and community members can partake in the harvest in exchange for olive oil.
At their Dec. 5th meeting, the Santa Cruz Regional Transportation Commission will distribute $5.3 million in grant funds to local agencies to construct sections of the Santa Cruz County Rail Trail.
Like the holiday tunes that spring up in retail stores the day after Halloween, there's a refrain heard regularly this time of year, and it's worth repeating: shop local.
How do three little rabbits end up out on the streets all on their own? Perhaps the people who had them did not understand that rabbits are domesticated animals who are not able to take care of themselves like their wild cousins? Perhaps they didn't understand that baby animals are even less able to fend for themselves? For whatever reason, there ... (more)
The Santa Cruz City Council will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday to hear a property owner's request to alter a hotel project in the Lower Ocean area due to the potential for drainage problems.
JUST ONE DAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING... THE SANTA CRUZ COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT CONDUCTED A HOMELESS CLEANUP... ALONG THE CORRALITOS RIVER... IT'S A POPULAR SPOT FOR HOMELESS PEOPLE TO LIVE AND POLICE SAY...DO DRUGS.
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