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  1. Jozseph Schultz: UC Santa Cruza s panoramic view and why it mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 15 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    In 1967 I was a high school student trying to figure out where to go to college. After first reading the course catalogue cover to cover , my best friend and his father and I drove up from San Diego to check out the campus.

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  2. Andrew McGraw, a Santa Cruz High alum, is Cal footballa s go-to guyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Santa Cruz High alum Andrew McGraw, center, has been with the Cal football program for nearly three decades. Andrew McGraw/contributed Something along the lines of “let me check with Andrew” seems to be the most common response to almost any question that arises regarding Cal football.

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  3. Caustic chemical attack injures UC Berkeley employeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    BERKELEY >> A man who threw a caustic chemical at a UC Berkeley employee in Wheeler Hall Wednesday morning causing her to be hospitalized with burns is being sought by police. Police said in a release that the female employee entered a restroom in the building where she encountered the suspect.

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  4. The surprising things newcomers love and hate about the Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Commuters slowly make their way through the traffic at the Bay Bridge toll plaza in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. One of the first things Elizabeth Shipsides noticed when she moved to the Bay Area was that she had to shell out for bags when she went to the store.

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  5. Coast Line: Film follows history of organic movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 29 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Ellen Farmer Collaborative Ventures will be premiering the Evolution of Organic - The Story of the Organic Movement from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on April 13 at the Veterans Memorial Building at 846 Front St. Speakers include John Wick, Marin Carbon Project and documentarian Mark Kitchell . The film premiere will benefit the Homeless Garden Project, Community Agroecology Network and Mesa Verde Gardens.

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  6. Who will grab Oscar goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    That doesn't mean this Sunday's 90th Academy Awards will be a snoozer. Surprises could be tucked in here and there since no clear favorites have emerged in a few categories - including the big prize.

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  7. Report: California homeowners insurance more difficult to get after devastating wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    OAKLAND >> Following a historic year of wildfires, property owners in fire-prone areas are finding it increasingly difficult to get affordable insurance - and in some cases, any policies at all. Several major insurers have stopped writing new policies or renewing plans in the state's most fire-prone regions, the California Department of Insurance says.

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  8. Oroville Dam: Three dams in Santa Clara County have similar spillway problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Water washes over the spillway at Anderson Reservoir in Morgan Hill on Feb. 18. The spillways at three dams located near densely populated communities around San Jose have structural problems that are similar to the flaws that led to the failure of the main spillway at Oroville Dam last February, recently completed technical reports show. The concrete spillways at the Guadalupe Dam and Calero Dam, both built in 1935 in the hills south of San Jose, have extensive cracks, flawed joints, and in the case of Guadalupe, gaps of up to 15 inches deep between the bottom of the spillway and the bedrock underneath.

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  9. Police nationwide work on tactics for far-right ralliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    In this file photo, demonstrators clash during a free speech rally in Berkeley A series of violent clashes in Berkeley left the city's police force struggling to strike a balance between preventing violence and protecting free speech. SHELBYVILLE, Tenn.

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  10. Editorial: The mixed legacy of Columbus and his dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Perhaps lost in the post-Charlottesville furor over Confederate monuments has been a new move to banish or repurpose Columbus Day. And that day is upon us Monday, where some will still parade and gather to honor the intrepid explorer - while others will use the holiday to lament the European assault on unsuspecting indigenous peoples.

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  11. Milo Yiannopoulosa 15 minutes in Berkeley cost university $800,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Free Speech Week kicks off at U.C. Berkeley's Sather Gate on Sunday in Berkele. BERKELEY >> Milo Yiannopoulos' much-hyped “Free Speech Week” turned into a free-for-all Sunday between supporters of the conservative bad boy and anti-fascist protesters who clashed in mostly peaceful nose-to-nose shouting matches throughout the streets of Berkeley.

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  12. Bay Area bookstores hold their own as new Amazon stores loomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Handwritten cards tout recommended books at Kepler's Books & Magazines on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, in Menlo Park.

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  13. Amid hundreds of protesters and riot police, right-wing provocateur Ben Shapiro appearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Amber Cummings, right, holds a sign as Phoenix Jones, in white shirt, and Morris Black , center, shout during a protest outside of a speaking engagement by Ben Shapiro on the Cal campus. BERKELEY >> UC Berkeley endured its latest test Thursday night over whether the birthplace of the Free Speech Movement could host a right-wing speaker and keep the peace, as hundreds of protesters faced off with battalions of riot police.

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  14. Ben Shapiro speech: Crowds grow, as riot police show force on Berkeley campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    BERKELEY >> In a show of force - and caution - to crack down on anticipated violence, police fortified in riot gear are lining the streets of UC Berkeley behind concrete barriers and business owners are boarding up windows, as the campus readies for a speech tonight from conservative podcaster Ben Shapiro. Police have shut down a section of campus, but hundreds of protesters and gawkers have gathered at Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue, two hours before the speech at Zellerbach Hall.

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  15. UC Berkeley readies for Ben Shapiro speech as test run for Milo Yiannopoulos talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    BERKELEY >> UC Berkeley is bracing for yet another showdown over a controversial conservative speaker scheduled to visit the famously liberal university this week, marking the first big test for new Chancellor Carol Christ's approach to handling the thorny issue of free speech on campus. With conservative commentator Ben Shapiro slated to speak Thursday at 7 p.m. to a sold-out crowd at Zellerbach Hall, at least one group, Refuse Fascism, is planning to protest his appearance, calling for a rally in Lower Sproul Plaza beginning at 6 p.m. The tension is a marked difference from when Shapiro spoke on campus in April 2016.

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  16. Left-wing activists downplay antifa violence at Berkeley rally, vow resistance to a alt-rightaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    BERKELEY >> A day after protesters clashed in downtown Berkeley, left-wing organizers downplayed the pockets of violence carried out by masked members of an anti-fascist group and vowed to continue their resistance against white nationalists and members of the “alt-right.” Civil rights attorneys, clergy and members of the group Refuse Fascism on Monday instead called attention to the hours of peaceful protests on Sunday, where the political left greatly outnumbered supporters of President Donald Trump. “We want people in this city to know if you want to know what's going on, come out to the streets and join us,” said Xochitl Johnson, of Refuse Fascism, at the news conference Monday afternoon.

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  17. Downtown Santa Cruz is not a safe placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Who is running Santa Cruz? Do they care or even know what is happening to our town? Homeless and gangs have taken over Pacific Avenue. The health and safety of our community depends on changing the leadership who now run the city. 1 comment

  18. Organizers cancel right-wing rallies in San Francisco, BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Organizers of two right-wing rallies scheduled for this weekend in San Francisco and Berkeley abruptly called off their events Friday afternoon, after weeks of blowback from local residents and elected officials. But questions remained about whether protesters would show up anyway, and some local leaders said they were still worried about violence.

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  19. Housing crisis: Will California force its cities to OK more building?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Amid a housing crisis that is displacing the poor and forcing millennials and countless others to look outside the Bay Area to live, all eyes turned this week to the tiny Peninsula town of Brisbane where a developer wants to build thousands of homes on a 684-acre swath of wasteland. Powerful tech companies, state lawmakers and pro-growth activists from around the region implored the City Council on Monday to allow housing on land once used as a rail yard and a landfill ​- an idea many residents oppose.

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  20. Californiaa s digital divide closing but new a oeunder-connecteda class emergesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    BERKELEY >> California faces a growing class of “under-connected” households that rely only on smartphones for online access, a trend that may worsen the state's economic inequality, according to a report released Monday by UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies. In 2017, more Californians - 87 percent of the state's households - had broadband Internet connectivity at home.

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