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7 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel
After Thanksgiving, we urged Santa Cruz County residents to buy locally, and in doing so support local merchants, provide local jobs and help ensure the community reaps the benefit in terms of tax dollars.
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11 hrs ago | Patch.com
The business model is simple yet stark: Forward fund the 2014 season between now and January 15, 2014 so that your favorite actors and directors can be hired, and future revenues can fund 2015.
The body of a man was found in the aftermath of a fire that destroyed a three-story home on the 9700 block of Monroe Avenue on Saturday morning, officials with Aptos/La Selva Fire said.
The Santa Cruz branch of the American Association of University Women plans its annual holiday luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 14 at Seascape Golf Course, 610 Clubhouse Drive.
Gateway School students Lucy Zicarelli and Talia Bernstein carry bags containing some of the 250 jackets collected during the school's student council coat drive to a waiting van from Classic Vapor Cleaners on Friday.
Santa Cruz County sheriff's leaders unveiled a new crime lab and coroner's facility on Soquel Avenue on Friday, touting it as a way to streamline criminal investigations.
Santa Cruz County residents searching for doctors with the Palo Alto Medical Foundation on the Covered California website will come up empty.
A resident was displaced when a fire badly damaged his home early this morning in the Opal Cliffs area of unincorporated Santa Cruz County near Capitola, a fire spokesman said.
Authorities are searching the ocean and beach areas between Capitola and Aptos for a missing 17-year-old boy whose bicycle was found in the area Thursday night, a spokesman for the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office said.
Santa Cruz County and federal agents on Thursday arrested a Capitola man on suspicion of the illegal sale of steroids after he received an overseas package containing 2,500 suspected steroid pills, authorities said.
Santa Cruz County Treasurer-Tax Collector Fred Keeley has announced window service will be extended by one hour to assist people paying their property tax bill, which is due Tuesday.
The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission on Thursday voted to spend millions to kick-start the Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail, fix local roads and put a down payment on the continued expansion of Highway 1. The 12-member board approved a $14 million list of local projects, including bike and pedestrian improvements to local ... (more)
Cortez Street resident Mike Crivello shot this photo with his phone as Central Fire firefighters arrive at a fire in a garage on his street Thursday afternoon.
Nate Phillips told his family he was "going on an adventure" and left with limited supplies on a white Trek road bike, said Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputy Ryan Kennedy.
Why Go : Check out the new exhibit "Crystals, Caves and Kiln" while shopping the storewide sale of books, shells, jewelry, toys, and more! To sweeten the event, complimentary hot apple cider and cookies will be provided.
The Santa Cruz Symphony League is hosting a holiday home tour this weekend, Dec. 7-8, to raise money to support the orchestra and help youngsters develop an appreciation of classical music.