Santa Cruz Obituaries

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  • Friday Feb 27 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel 

    Man found dead at Lagunas Beach north of Santa Cruz

    NORTH COAST >> A man was found dead about 5 p.m. Friday on the north end of Lagunas Beach, about five miles north of Santa Cruz. The man had been dead for more than a day, Baldridge said, but it was not immediately clear how he died or what caused his death.


  • Monday Feb 23 | via 

    Santa Cruz: Demonstration at Santa Cruz County Super...

    On Monday, February 23rd, a small group held a demonstration on the front steps of the Santa Cruz County Superior Court in support of Alex Tichelman, the person charged with involuntary manslaughter in regards to the death of a Google X executive on November 23rd, 2013. At 7:45 AM, half an hour before the brief discovery hearing for Alex Tichelman took place, we set up a table with coffee, tea, and pastries.


  • Friday Feb 20 | via 

    Santa Cruz, CA Resident is Running for Cover at Bost...

    Santa Cruz, CA resident, Melanoma Activist, and Melanoma Foundation of New England Board Member, Tracy Cockerham will run the 2015 Boston MarathonA on Monday, April 20, 2015 as part of Team Running for Cover , the running team of MFNE. Cockerham is running her 2nd Boston Marathon this year in memory of her son, who passed away at the young age of 20, just 2 months and 9 days after his diagnosis.


  • Monday Feb 16 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel 

    Vigil set for fallen Santa Cruz police detectives

    What: A candlelight vigil will be held to honor Santa Cruz police detective Sgt. Loran “Butch” Baker, detective Elizabeth Butler and other Santa Cruz County homicide victims in recent years.


  • Thursday Feb 12 | via Inside Bay Area 

    Facebook users face choice about the digital afterlife

    With 1.4 billion people documenting their lives on the social network, Facebook users now have a choice about how much of a digital trail they want to leave behind after death. The world's most popular social media website introduced a new feature on Thursday that allows its users to choose one person, such as a family member or friend, to manage their account after they've died.


  • Sunday Feb 8 | via 

    Santa Cruz Residents Call for Sheriff to Accept Resp...

    Since August of 2012, six people have died while in custody at the Santa Cruz County Jail. On January 24, community members came together for a 'Cages Kill' rally and march to raise awareness about poor medical conditions inside of the jail, as well as to discuss the broader issue of the negative effects of mass incarceration, both locally and on the State of California.


  • Thursday Feb 5 | via KTXL-TV Sacramento 

    Group Protests Convicted Priest Killera s Parole Hea...

    They're asking a parole board to keep a Santa Cruz man convicted of murdering Greek Orthodox Priest John Karastamatis 30 years ago behind bars. For the group, who came from all over California to Stockton's California Health Care Facility, reliving the way Father John died is heartbreaking.


  • Wednesday Feb 4 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel 

    Jon Mark Hurley takes on the persona of larger-than-...

    This week marks the 28th anniversary of the death of Wladziu Valentino Liberace, the extravagant entertainer known simply as Liberace. But the legend of Liberace lives on, at least this weekend in Santa Cruz.