Giants games may be hard to find on S...

Giants games may be hard to find on Santa Cruz County TV stations

There are 14 comments on the Santa Cruz Sentinel story from Apr 1, 2008, titled Giants games may be hard to find on Santa Cruz County TV stations. In it, Santa Cruz Sentinel reports that:

If you are planning to watch the Giants on TV tonight in Santa Cruz County and you don't have Comcast digital cable, you're out of luck.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Santa Cruz Sentinel.


Santa Cruz, CA

#1 Apr 1, 2008
Well, I am not surprised.
Comcast is only interested in making MONEY anyhow.
And Santa Cruz County gets to pay MORE than most other
places in northern California for service.
Somehow the Board of Supervisors when negotiating a contract with this company BLEW IT!! They neglected to fully investigate Comcast and what it was prepared to offer the County of Santa Cruz. And how much the public here was expected to pay. Shame on you for doing a sub-par job. I hope one of these days we can elect people to the board with forsight and INTELLIGENCE. Or maybe it is just a matter of caring enough?
Mountain Man

Union City, CA

#2 Apr 1, 2008
Didn't really want to see the Dodgers anyways.
F # C K LA

United States

#3 Apr 1, 2008
We will all be better off not seeing the Giants with the team they have.


#4 Apr 1, 2008
Who cares? Now that the lying, arrogant,steroid creep is gone, nobody wants to watch the freak show.
RT Lewitter

Aptos, CA

#6 Apr 1, 2008
This is bogus! I was so disappointed to only find the A's on TV. No Giants on basic cable is Santa Cruz!? WHAT THE HECK? I hope this is not the way things will be all season
Stephen A

Hayward, CA

#7 Apr 1, 2008
At least we still got them A's!
steve k

United States

#8 Apr 1, 2008
Well maybe I'll drop cable and go to to see all the games I want. If enough people do that [even for a month or a week or...] maybe they'll get the idea and see that they BLEW it. Let's keep their phones busy tomorrow. Of course who knows if they even answer their phone in Scotts Valley. PATHETIC. I don't mind the game on radio, but the signal where I live gets a lot worse in the evening. PATHETIC.
steve k

United States

#9 Apr 1, 2008
here's a link to send a "feedback" to some VP of whatever at Comcast. PATHETIC!!!!

Watsonville, CA

#10 Apr 1, 2008
How interesting where I live in Capitola the local council struck a deal with Charter as sole providers of cable in the city so Comcast isnt an option.
So Capitola Council are you going to force Charter to show the games or are we going to be dicriminated against?
Number 1 LA Dodgers Fan

Oakland, CA

#11 Apr 2, 2008
Well I was very dissapointed when I wasn't able to find the game on TV tonight...I really don't care about watching the Giants but needless to say, HOW IN THE WORLD DO THEY NOT SHOW A RIVALRY GAME???? Anyways.....Giants getting their A$$ always....GOOOOO DODGERS ......#1
Big Mike

Scotts Valley, CA

#12 Apr 2, 2008
Hrrmmm... I live near Scotts Valley and see that DirecTV has the game tonight on CSNB (654) and CSNBHD (654-1), which I assume is a replacement for Fox Sports Network. Watching the A's last night in HD on 654-1, it seems like CSN is Comcast Sports Network. My understanding is that we will now be able to see the Giants in HD this year as a result of this new arrangement.

Berkeley, CA

#13 Apr 2, 2008
STABBER wrote:
this is the most ignorant comment i have ever read, what the hell does that have to do with anything, i feel for you for being so dam ignorant, get a clue honey. i am a Giants faithful win or lose with our without Bonds. you stupid uck!!!!!

Campbell, CA

#14 Apr 2, 2008
It would have been nice if they had scrolled the information on the screen like fsn usually did when there was conflicts in scheduling and then people would have know to tune way up to channel 185. That was the last place I thought about. And of course the Sentinel had no clue until after the fact as evidenced by the paper saying it was on channel 6. What a joke, as usual.

Aptos, CA

#15 Apr 13, 2011 has the audio at $19.99/year...there's an interactive screen you can "watch" the pitches... We can't see the Dodgers beaning our Posey twice already, but at least we can hear our Kruk and Kuip... is like $39.99/mo...too expensive for my wallet.

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