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  1. Engineer in Southern California train crash diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The Oxnard Police Department says it was notified Tuesday by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles that 62-year-old Glenn Steele had died.

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  2. No charges yet for pickup driver in train crash 'mistake'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Investigators on Thursday were trying to determine why a pickup truck driver mistakenly turned onto railroad tracks before a crash that derailed a California commuter train, and prosecutors said they would await more answers before deciding to file charges. "We know a mistake was made," said Robert Sumwalt of the National Transportation Safety Board, the agency leading the investigation.

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  3. Video could prove key in probe of California train crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    A commuter train's on-board camera captured a fiery crash with a pickup truck abandoned by its driver, and federal investigators say the video could give a big boost to the search for a cause. The video, taken from the outward-facing camera on the front car of the Metrolink train bound for Los Angeles, was sent back to the Washington home of the National Transportation Safety Board for analysis, board member Robert Sumwalt said at a Wednesday afternoon briefing near the Oxnard crash site.

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  4. Feds: Truck driver in train crash wasn't stuck on tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Federal investigators say were trying to determine why a pickup truck driver drove on to tracks and abandoned his truck, leading to a train crash that left three cars derailed and dozens injured in Southern California. "It was not stuck, it was not bottomed out on the track or something like that," National Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt said at a media briefing late Tuesday at the crash site in Oxnard.

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  5. Dozens hurt when Southern California train crashes, derailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Three cars of a Southern California Metrolink commuter train have derailed and tumbled onto their sides after a collision with a truck on tracks in Ventura County northwest of Los Angeles. Oxnard police Sgt.

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  6. Southern California storm eases after dumping up to 2 inchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    A weekend storm dumped up to 2 inches of rain in Southern California, but it is expected to get less soggy as a low-pressure system moves east Sunday, forecasters said. The rain that arrived Saturday continued to be heavy in some places Sunday morning.

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  7. Mexican-American author Michele Serros dies at age 48Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Michele Serros, a short story writer, essayist and poet whose wry and witty observations on growing up Mexican-American in Southern California became required reading in many ethnic studies courses, has died at age 48. Serros' husband, Antonio Magana, said she died Sunday at their home in Berkeley, California, after a 31 2-year battle with a rare form of oral cancer. Serros was a community college student when she burst on the literary scene in 1993 with the publication of "Chicana Falsa," a collection of stories and poems inspired by her family life and childhood in the majority Hispanic coastal community of Oxnard.

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