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3 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

One injured in early morning Watsonville duplex fire

One person was injured and 10 people displaced in a fire that badly damaged a single-story duplex in Watsonville, the Watsonville Fire Department reported.

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Related Topix: Fire, Watsonville, CA, Aptos, CA

6 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz housing crisis: More homes needed

"We have a housing crisis in our community," he said, speaking to more than 100 people Tuesday at the Santa Cruz County Business Council luncheon at UC Santa Cruz's Terra Fresca Restaurant.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, UC Santa Cruz, Rio del Mar, CA

10 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Ramona Turner, Street Smarts: Capitola resident seeks relief from speeders, loud motorcycles

Several neighbors met with our much respected police chief in Capitola about slowing down motorcycles that fly up the main exit streets of Capitola on weekends, tail pipes blasting, causing an unbelievable amount of noise at truly unacceptable levels.

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Related Topix: Capitola, CA, Monterey, CA

14 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Coast Lines, July 10, 2014: Salud Para La Gente presents health fair

Salud Para Le Gente will hold a Sisters Day health fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Watsonville facility, 45 Nielson St. Events include a raffle for a $100 gift card, free massages, free bags of food for the first 75 families, nutrition education and information about cancer prevention.

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Related Topix: Watsonville, CA, Medicine, Nutrition, Santa Cruz, CA, Monterey County, CA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Scotts Valley Police Department looking to fill vacancies

SCOTTS VALLEY >> Two veteran officers left the Scotts Valley Police Department to work at Santa Cruz Police Department in the last nine months, leaving a department that hasn't been completely staffed since at least 2010.

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Related Topix: Scotts Valley, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Gilroy, CA

Patch.com

Prostitute Who Allegedly Finished Wine As Her Client Died on Yacht Arraigned in Santa Cruz Court

A prostitute and former San Francisco exotic dancer made her first appearance in Santa Cruz County Superior Court today since being arrested Friday in the death of a one-time Google executive on his yacht last fall.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA

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O'Reilly Auto Parts reach settlement with Santa Cruz, Santa Clara County prosecutors

The corporate parent of O'Reilly Auto Parts has agreed to pay more than $1.5 million in penalties, restitution and costs to settle claims they were overcharging customers.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, San Bernardino, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Cabrillo Stage presents 'Putting It Together,' a must-see for all Sondheim lovers

Stephen Sondheim's name is attached to some of the greatest works ever to inhabit a Broadway stage from "West Side Story" to "Sweeney Todd" to "Into the Woods."

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Related Topix: Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Theater, Arts, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

Patch.com

Los Gatos Suspect Sought For Burglarizing Eatery Near Soquel

The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office has requested an arrest warrant for a Los Gatos man in the burglary of a popular restaurant in the Soquel area reported on June 30, a deputy said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Soquel, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Los Gatos, CA

PennLive.com

Call girl accused of injecting Google exec with fatal heroin dose is arrested

Santa Cruz police have arrested a 26-year-old call girl Alix Catherine Tichelman of Georgia, who allegedly fled a yacht after shooting a fatal heroin dose into a Google tech executive.

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Patch.com

Teen May Lose Hand After Finding Firework at Beach, Lighting It In Backyard

A teen boy faces the loss of his hand after he found a round mortar shell used in fireworks displays on a beach and lit it in a backyard Saturday, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office .

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

CBS Local

Fireworks Accident Could Cost Livermore Teen His Hand

Authorities say a Northern California teenager could lose his hand after a fireworks accident over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

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Related Topix: Livermore, CA, Corcoran, CA

CBS Local

Admitted Prostitute Arrested In Heroin Overdose Death Of Santa Cruz Man On Docked Yacht

An admitted prostitute was arrested Friday in the November heroin overdose death of a Santa Cruz man on a docked yacht, Santa Cruz police said.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Visiting artist inspired by Santa Cruz County places

Artist Jacinto Guevara poses in front of "Kite Hill from Vestal" at his friend Paul Furlong's home in Watsonville.

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Related Topix: Watsonville, CA, Santa Cruz, CA

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Lineage Logistics Acquires Two California Cold-Storage Facilities

Lineage Logistics said it has acquired two cold-storage facilities in Santa Cruz County, California, from Dreisbach Enterprises.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Trial begins in 2010 murder of a Live Oak man

Defendant Nicholas Kusalich listens to his attorney Art Dudley's opening statements on Monday in Kusalich's trial for the 2010 murder of his roommate Robert Burr.

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Related Topix: Live Oak, CA, Soquel, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz County authorities report fewer hot spots on Fourth of July

SANTA CRUZ >> Law enforcement agencies in Santa Cruz County reported at least 156 arrests during Independence Day weekend, but leaders said the holiday generally was safer and less chaotic than previous years.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Santa Cruz, CA, Live Oak, CA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz to weigh ballot measures on election financing, pot tax

SANTA CRUZ >> Undaunted by previous rejections to establish some public financing of City Council elections, Councilmember Micah Posner will ask colleagues Tuesday to place the matter on November's ballot.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Drugs, Marijuana

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Social Snaps: Your Weekend in Photos

The hot weather brought locals and visitors to Santa Cruz County to bask in the sun.

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Related Topix: Weather

Patch.com

2 Suspects Arrested After Driving Stolen Car Into Watsonville Creek; 2 Accomplices Still At-Large

Two men were arrested and two male suspects remain at-large following a stolen vehicle pursuit Thursday morning in Watsonville, police said.

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Related Topix: Watsonville, CA, Stockton, CA

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