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  1. CCS Boys Volleyball: Aptos swept by Saratoga in D-II finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    SAN JOSE >> The emcee's voice filled with excitement as he prepared to announce the winner of the Central Coast Section Division II boys volleyball championship Tuesday. Instead, the top-seeded Mariners, who had been seeking their first CCS title in three tries, watched from across the court with frustration in their eyes as the players from No.

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  2. San Jose releases water rationing planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    But instead of counting calories or pennies, hundreds of thousands of Silicon Valley residents are soon going to have to learn how to read their water meters and keep weekly records of their water use if they want to avoid fines under the region's strict new water-rationing rules. The San Jose Water Company on Tuesday released details of its new mandatory water rationing plan, which will affect 1 million customers - including 80 percent of San Jose's population and residents of Los Gatos, Saratoga, Monte Sereno, Campbell and parts of Cupertino.

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  3. California drought: Firefighters, residents preparing for a long, dry fire seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Peter Conrad, of Kensington, fills a wheelbarrow with mulch to spread along a trail known to the locals as "Ye Olde School Trail" in unincorporated Kensington, Calif., Wednesday, April 8, 2015. Neighbors mulch and clear vegetation along the trail in an effort to create a defensible space and protect against potential wildfires.

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  4. Track and field: Bruckner s historic achievement tops a number of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    There's no doubt that the 50-foot barrier is a special milestone in high school girls shot putting. Valley Christian's Elena Bruckner became only the second girl in CCS history to go beyond that mark Friday with a put of 50-5 1/4 at the CCS Top 8 meet.At one time 60 feet was a magic mark for male shot putters.

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  5. Renting in Santa Cruz County: Section 8 voucher no guaranteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Editor's Note: This is the first in an occasional series about the challenge of renting in Santa Cruz County. SANTA CRUZ >> Holly Giegerich is living in limbo, looking for a new place to rent after getting a notice from her landlord that she must move out, finding only one possibility, wondering if she will be homeless on April 2. “I just want a place to live,” said Giegerich, 54, a petite brunette, breaking into tears as she discussed her situation in her neat one-bedroom rental near La Barranca Park, a couple of blocks from the ocean.

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  6. Quick Bites, April 1, 2015: Boulder Creek Brewery gutted by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Pizza My Heart's Pork-A-Licious pizza took the award for best Non-Traditional Pizza at the International Pizza Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center on March 26. The Los Gatos-based pizza parlor has now taken home different awards three years in a row. In addition to the award for best non-traditional pizza, this year the locally based pizza chain took second in the acrobatics competition, and set records in both the box-folding and dough-stretching competitions.

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  7. Football: Levi s Stadium to host Charlie Wedemeyer all-star football gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Jake Messina hinted to his North all-star players that the 41st Charlie Wedemeyer football game might be played in a bigger venue this summer. But a lot of them didn t get the hint, the coach said.Those who did not catch on got a pleasant surprise Monday when the 49ers announced that the game featuring graduated seniors from Santa Clara County schools will be played at Levi s Stadium on Aug. 1. Kickoff is 6 p.m.Messina, the coach at Fremont, will lead the North team.

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  8. Renting in Santa Cruz County: Section 8 voucher no guaranteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Editor's Note: This is the first in an occasional series about the challenge of renting in Santa Cruz County. SANTA CRUZ >> Holly Giegerich is living in limbo, looking for a new place to rent after getting a notice from her landlord that she must move out, finding only one possibility, wondering if she will be homeless on April 2. “I just want a place to live,” said Giegerich, 54, a petite brunette, breaking into tears as she discussed her situation in her neat one-bedroom rental near La Barranca Park, a couple of blocks from the ocean.

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  9. Manresa, Restaurant Review: Seeing stars in Los GatosRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Owner and chef David Kinch in his two-star Manresa restaurant in Los Gatos. The Pennsylvania native, and now Santa cruz resident, cooked all over the world before opening Manresa at the foot of the Santa Cruz Mountains.

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  10. Los Gatos man killed in Napa called easygoingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    LOS GATOS >> Emad Tawfilis was known by friends and associates as an easygoing and level-headed businessman, one who went into business for himself after a run of corporate jobs, and who was dogged in his pursuit of a large debt owed by a Napa vintner. It was that pursuit that led him to Yountville on Monday, in what his attorney called a good faith journey to meet with winemaker Robert Dahl, who was supposed to bring paperwork and a payment plan to settle the matter once and for all.

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  11. Los Gatos man, winery owner dead at Napa County vineyard in apparent murder-suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    YOUNTVILLE >> A winery owner chased an investor from Los Gatos through a Northern California vineyard and shot him in the head at close range as police approached before leading them on a short chase that ended with his apparent suicide, authorities said Tuesday. The investor, Emad Tawfilis, called 911 in a panic shortly before noon Monday, saying he was running through grapevines to escape a business partner who was firing at him from behind the wheel of an SUV, the Napa County Sheriff's Department said.

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  12. California Wine of the Week: Sample mountain-grown ChardonnayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The Silver Mountain Vineyards estate Chardonnay reveals plenty of terroir, or the flavors of the site where it's grown. Dry-farmed atop a hill near the Summit, the vineyard sits above the fog line but benefits from cool marine breezes.

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  13. CCS girls basketball roundup: Pinewood beats Eastside Prep in Open semifinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Trailing by six points midway through the fourth quarter Tuesday night, Pinewood found a way to advance to its first Central Coast Section Open Division girls basketball championship game. The 47-45 semifinal victory at Milpitas High came at the expense of the 207-student school's longtime league rival, Eastside Prep, which also was seeking its first Open final.

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  14. CCS boys basketball roundup: Serra, St. Francis in Open Division finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    They were the top two seeds, and now they are the last two teams standing. St. Francis and Serra will play for the third time this season in the Central Coast Section Open Division boys basketball championship game.

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  15. CCS girls basketball roundup: Los Gatos breaks through against Mountain ViewRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Los Gatos had lost to Mountain View twice during Santa Clara Valley Athletic League De Anza Division play. But on Saturday, a fired-up Los Gatos team got off to a hot start and was never headed in a 49-42 win over Mountain View in the Central Coast Section Division II quarterfinals at Oak Grove.

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  16. 'House of Cards' dealt Netflix a winning handRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Even if it never wins another award, "House of Cards" already ranks among the most influential series in television history. The political drama launched Netflix's expansion into original programming two years ago, a risky bet that might have toppled the Internet video service had "House of Cards" flopped and squandered its estimated $100 million investment.

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  17. Los Gatos man arrested after Capitola bank robbery, standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    CAPITOLA >> A 61-year-old Los Gatos man suspected of robbing a Capitola bank is in custody following a standoff with a Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputy Saturday morning. About 9:15 a.m., the man, Richard Gene Blackman, walked into a Bank of the West branch at 38th Avenue and Capitola Road with a sawed-off shotgun hidden underneath a yellow rain suit, Sgt.

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  18. Los Gatos man arrested after Capitola bank robbery, standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    CAPITOLA >> A 61-year-old Los Gatos man suspected of robbing a Capitola bank is in custody following a standoff with a Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputy Saturday morning. About 9:15 a.m., the man, Richard Gene Blackman, walked into a Bank of the West branch at 38th Avenue and Capitola Road with a sawed-off shotgun hidden underneath a yellow rain suit, Sgt.

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  19. Cops and Courts: Feb. 5, 2015: Santa Cruz big-wave surfer ticketed after scuffleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Santa Cruz big-wave surfer Ken “Skindog” Collins was ticketed on suspicion of misdemeanor battery at The Hook in January after he pushed a 42-year-old Los Gatos surfer, Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputies said Wednesday. Collins, 47, was surfing at the popular spot near 41st Avenue and East Cliff Drive the evening of Jan. 8 when he “dropped in” on the Los Gatos man and got in his way, said Lt. 27 comments

  20. Los Gatos jumps into girls basketball race with two-win weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    It was a collective sigh that sounded very much like, "Well, that's more like it," coming from Los Gatos girls basketball coach Sami Field-Polisso and her Wildcats last week. It wasn't easy, but the Cats put together back-to-back wins over Saratoga and Los Altos--both by just three points--to help them drive over the .500 mark in the De Anza Division of the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League.

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