Santa Cruz Newswire (Page 8)

Santa Cruz Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. New information on fatal hit-and-run death of a Santa Cruz father of 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Sunnyvale Sun

    As the investigation continues into the fatal hit-and-run death of a Santa Cruz father of 11, police are expanding the parameters search for the suspect vehicle. Jose Adan Lainez, 63, was riding his bicycle to work east on Soquel Avenue near Hagemann Avenue on the morning of Dec. 26 when he was struck and killed by a passing vehicle, according to police.

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  2. Protection sought for plummeting monarch butterfly populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Pacifica Tribune

    Recently two Ocean Shore Elementary School teachers, second grade teacher Fran Quartini and third grade teacher Sheila Gamble-Dorn, took their respective students on a field trip to the Monarch Butterfly Natural Preserve at Natural Bridges State Beach in Santa Cruz. This is an annual classroom visit for both teachers and each marveled at the sight of the beautiful orange, black and white-winged creatures who settled by the thousands in the Preserve's grove of eucalyptus trees - a safe place for the monarchs to roost until spring.

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  3. UC freshman applications grow, but state funding standoff could stall expansion plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Every one of UC's nine undergraduate campuses had more freshman applications this year, making them more selective than ever, new data released Monday show. But a state budget standoff could stall UC's plan to open the door to more Californians amid widespread frustration over soaring demand and plummeting admissions rates.

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  4. Man gouges eye of Santa Cruz police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    A 33-year-old transient was arrested near Depot Park Wednesday after allegedly trying to gouge out the eye of a Santa Cruz police officer. The attack, a Santa Cruz police spokesman said, is part of a larger trend, both locally and nationally, in the past year toward increased physical confrontations between the public and police. 1 comment

  5. Monument proposed for Santa Cruz coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Coast Dairies, a 5,843-acre expanse of rolling hills, redwood forests and scenic trails that stretches for six miles along the north coast of Santa Cruz County, was preserved from development in 1998 when environmentalists purchased the land with roughly $40 million from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. Now Bay Area conservation groups want to raise its profile.

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  6. New national monument proposed for Santa Cruz coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Wildflowers cover the landscape in front of the Coast Dairies lands in Davenport, Calif., 2014. Coast Dairies, a 5,843-acre expanse of rolling hills, redwood forests and scenic trails that stretches for six miles along the north coast of Santa Cruz County, was preserved from development in 1998 when environmentalists purchased the land with roughly $40 million from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

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  7. Santa Cruz: Man attempts to gouge eye of police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 33-year-old homeless man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly trying to gouge out the eye of a Santa Cruz police officer. Police spotted Robert Craig standing in a roundabout at about 1:40 p.m. and disturbing traffic, said Santa Cruz police Lt.

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  8. Santa Cruz man impersonates officer, distributes child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Cupertino Courier

    A 31-year-old Santa Cruz man was arrested after he allegedly distributed child pornography through Facebook under the name of a Santa Cruz police officer who previously had arrested him. On Jan. 20, 2014, Christopher Schuette was arrested by Santa Cruz police for possession of child pornography where police found thousands of images depicting toddler-aged children engaged in sexual activity, according to Santa Cruz police.

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  9. Mavericks watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Milpitas Post

    Peter Mel of Santa Cruz takes off on a wave as fellow competitor Colin Dwyer looks on in the second heat of Round 1 during the Mavericks Big Wave surfing contest off the coast of Pillar Point Marina at Mavericks surf break, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. ) As the new year arrives, the latest incarnation of big-wave contest surfing at Mavericks will officially be on the clock.

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  10. Big-wave surfing: Titans of Mavericks kicks things up a notchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Peter Mel of Santa Cruz takes off on a wave as fellow competitor Colin Dwyer looks on in the second heat of Round 1 during the Mavericks Big Wave surfing contest off the coast of Pillar Point Marina at Mavericks surf break, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. ) As the new year arrives, the latest incarnation of big-wave contest surfing at Mavericks will officially be on the clock.

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  11. Santa Cruz woman held to answer in chase with CHPRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    A 34-year-old Santa Cruz woman who led California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase on Highway 17 will go to trial, a Santa Cruz County judge ruled Tuesday. After a preliminary hearing to determine if there was enough evidence against Hieu Ngoc Luong, Judge Timothy Volkmann ruled Luong would be held to answer on charges of evading police and assault on an officer, both felonies, as well as obstruction of justice.

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  12. Santa Cruz father of 11 killed in hit-and-run on his way to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Police on Monday identified a bicyclist killed in a hit-and run last week as Jose Adan Lainez, who was a father of 11 on his way to work. Lainez, 63, was riding east on Soquel Avenue near Hagemann Avenue at 6:40 a.m. Friday when he was struck from behind by what investigators say is a 2007 white Toyota Tundra.

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  13. Santa Cruz: Police searching for white pickup in fatal hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Santa Cruz police released photos of a white pickup Saturday evening in hopes of identifying the driver who struck and killed a bicyclist Friday on Soquel Avenue. The photos, pulled from surveillance cameras at nearby businesses, showed a white pickup police believe struck and killed the man, Barry said. 1 comment

  14. Santa Cruz police searching for white pickup believed responsible in cyclist deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    A day after a cyclist was struck and killed, police are still looking for the driver responsible for the hit-and-run crash. Police are asking the public for help searching for a full-sized, white pickup truck that is believed to have killed a cyclist on Friday morning in Santa Cruz.

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  15. Santa Cruz: Police investigate fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Police said shortly before 8:55 a.m. that Soquel Avenue was going to be closed between Park Way and Hagemann Avenue into the afternoon hours because of a fatal crash.

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  16. Hey coders, Hack Ucsc offers $80,000 in prizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    Yes, Virginia, students who want to participate in the Jan. 9-11 hackathon hosted by UC Santa Cruz will have shot at $80,000 in prizes, but entrants will have to pay a $25 fee. That's up from $10,000 in prizes awarded last spring at the inaugural hackathon, a coding marathon in which teams work to create apps and programs.

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  17. Child airlifted to hospital after Santa Cruz boating accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Saratoga News

    A 3-year-old was air lifted to a hospital Sunday afternoon after the boat she was in flipped over and crashed into rocks at Sunny Cove Beach shortly after 2 p.m. The rental boat's out-of-town driver was taken into custody on suspicion of child endangerment, said Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Mike MacDonald.

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  18. UCSC art and science researchers partner to save Joshua treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    To save the Joshua tree, a desert plant in peril, UC Santa Cruz art research associate Geoffrey Thomas imagines a future with seed-spreading tarantula robots and genetically-engineered giant sloths. These whimsical ideas, the subject of three digital art images, have a ring of truth, said Thomas, who collaborated with Juniper Harrower, a UCSC environmental studies graduate student studying the tree.

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  19. Santa Cruz mom gets Christmas surprise from employerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    For the first time in years, Dyer and her 8-year-old son lived in her apartment and had steady employment. But in late November, she found out her rent would climb by about $300 a month.

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  20. Drought, then deluge pits neighbor against neighbor over water rates in Santa Cruz MountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Milpitas Post

    Victoria Pearce, volunteer president of the Aldercroft Heights Water Board, uses a rain barrel to catch rain water at her home in the Santa Cruz mountains near Los Gatos, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. Pearce is in charge of enforcing water rationing in the neighborhood as a result of the ongoing drought.

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