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  1. Santa Cruz police: Teen boy lured 8-year-old girl into apartment, then killed herRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    A 15-year-old boy lured 8-year-old Madyson "Maddy" Middleton into his apartment and then killed her before dumping her body in a recycling bin at their apartment complex, police said Tuesday morning. The boy and the girl knew each other and "it appears she was lured to the suspect's apartment willingly," Police Chief Kevin Vogel said during an emotionally taut news conference outside his headquarters, describing a crime that has rocked the community and law enforcement alike.

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  2. El Ni o risksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Contra Costa Times

    With El Nino conditions increasing the likelihood of extreme weather in California the rest of the year, a team of scientists from UC Santa Cruz and the Nature Conservancy has published a study that provides a method for the state to reduce the risk of flooding, save coastal buildings and structures, and preserve habitat. The report, published July 22 in the journal PLOS ONE, targets the statewide issue of risky coastal developments that are currently in danger of flooding and impair floodplains' natural abilities to protect coastal communities from flooding.

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  3. Missing Santa Cruz girl found dead; teen suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    After more than 24 hours of searching for a missing 8-year-old girl in Santa Cruz, Madyson "Maddy" Middleton was found dead in a dumpster behind the Tannery Arts Center just before 8 p.m., Santa Cruz Police Chief Kevin Vogel said late Monday. "We have arrested and taken into custody a 15-year-old male who was on the property at the time of the discovery," Vogel said.

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  4. Missing Santa Cruz girl found dead; teen reported in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

    After more than 24 hours of searching for a missing 8-year-old girl in Santa Cruz, Madyson "Maddy" Middleton was found dead in a Dumpster behind the Tannery Arts Center just before 8 p.m., Santa Cruz Police Chief Kevin Vogel said late Monday. "We have arrested and taken into custody a 15-year-old male who was on the property at the time of the discovery," Vogel said.

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  5. Police searching for missing Santa Cruz 8-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Contra Costa Times

    Santa Cruz police, the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue Team and a specialized state K-9 rescue team are searching for an 8-year-old girl reported missing around 6 p.m. at the Tannery Arts Center. Police say the missing girl, Madyson Middleton, is 4 feet tall, weighs 48 pounds, has long brown hair and dark eyes.

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  6. El Ni o flood risksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Contra Costa Times

    With El Nino conditions increasing the likelihood of extreme weather in California the rest of the year, a team of scientists from UC Santa Cruz and the Nature Conservancy has published a study that provides a method for the state to reduce the risk of flooding, save coastal buildings and structures, and preserve habitat. The report, published July 22 in the journal PLOS ONE, targets the statewide issue of risky coastal developments that are currently in danger of flooding and impair floodplains' natural abilities to protect coastal communities from flooding.

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  7. Study outlines ways to reduce El Nino flood risk while protecting natural habitatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Contra Costa Times

    With El Nino conditions increasing the likelihood of extreme weather in California the rest of the year, a team of scientists from UC Santa Cruz and the Nature Conservancy has published a study that provides a method for the state to reduce the risk of flooding, save coastal buildings and structures, and preserve habitat. The report, published July 22 in the journal PLOS ONE, targets the statewide issue of risky coastal developments that are currently in danger of flooding and impair floodplains' natural abilities to protect coastal communities from flooding.

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  8. Roadshow: Should you get out of a car stranded on the highway?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Inside Bay Area

    Q If I see you or anyone stopped at the side of the road with a disabled car, I'll first try to think if there is some safe way that I can assist you . If not, I'll hold good thoughts and carry on.

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  9. More women allege sexual harassment against former Santa Cruz mayor, wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Contra Costa Times

    Since a sexual harassment lawsuit was filed against Emily's bakery owner Emily Reilly and her husband, Robert Nahas, last week, two more women have come forward with similar allegations. An attorney for Reilly and Nahas also struck back against the lawsuit this week, saying that the accuser tried to persuade Reilly and Nahas to give her the bakery in exchange for not suing them for sexual harassment.

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  10. Santa Cruz: Police arrest suspected cocaine dealer from Vacaville after traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Contra Costa Times

    A 42-year-old Vacaville man was arrested on suspicion of dealing drugs in Santa Cruz this month after authorities found cocaine, methamphetamine, guns and cash in his home. About 10:30 a.m. July 10, members of Santa Cruz police's Neighborhood Enforcement Team were investigating Gabriel Bibriesca Guzman when they followed a Nissan Rogue he was driving on to Highway 17, said Santa Cruz police spokeswoman Joyce Blaschke.

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  11. Pet owners across Santa Cruz County pointing to coyotes in recent spate of pet deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Contra Costa Times

    Madeleine Kerrick jogs past a sign in her neighborhood warning residents of recent sightings of coyotes that have made off with a number of pets. Kerrick says some of her neighbors have lost pets to coyotes recently.

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  12. Valley Life: Shark fears almost spoil beach tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Contra Costa Times

    "But, as you see, it's a beautiful day, the beaches are open and people are having a wonderful time." To me, it isn't summer without a trip to the beach.

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  13. Former Santa Cruz mayor, husband, sued for sexual harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Contra Costa Times

    Former Santa Cruz Mayor Emily Reilly and her husband, Robert Nahas, have been sued by a former employee of Emily's Good Things to Eat in Santa Cruz after Nahas allegedly groped the employee, made unwanted sexual advances, licked her coffee cup and sniffed her and her personal belongings. Savanna Halliwell, who is in her early 20s, worked at the bakery from 2012 until May when she was forced to quit, according to her attorney, Katrina Saleen of the Palo Alto-based Broderick Saleen Law Firm.

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  14. Santa Cruz's best surfers mark anniversary by taking out redwood surfboardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Contra Costa Times

    Maybe you love to watch surfing. Maybe you regularly go out to the Lane or to the Hook and watch the action from the bluffs.

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  15. Santa Cruz's best surfers mark anniversary by taking out redwood surfboardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Contra Costa Times

    Bob Pearson, Kim Stoner, Barry Langner, Brett Pearson and a crew of others have brought to life a fleet of Hawaiian surfboards based on antique designs and carved from solid redwood. The surfboards will be ridden Sunday at Cowell Beach and the San Lorenzo Rivermouth.

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  16. Santa Cruz police search for man suspected of taking lewd photos of 7-year-old girl in beach showerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Contra Costa Times

    A man took pictures of a naked 7-year-old girl in a public shower at Santa Cruz Main Beach on Monday, and police and the victim's parents are trying to find him. About 5:10 p.m., parents of a 7-year-old girl and 5-year-old boy were rinsing off at a public shower near the base of the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf and Beach Street after a day the beach, the children's father said in an interview.

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  17. Crashes on Highway 17 at highest level in a decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Contra Costa Times

    With Fourth of July around the corner and Highway 17 a popular serpentine route for drivers heading to Central Coast beaches for the holiday, a warning is in order. Crashes on the stretch of from Los Gatos to Santa Cruz have reached their highest level in nearly a decade since safety officials began one of the most intensive and successful campaigns statewide to curb the carnage on the four-lane highway.

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  18. Santa Cruz: Humpback whale entangled in crab pots spotted off coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    The U.S. Coast Guard is asking boaters to look out for an entangled whale that was spotted off Capitola's shore on Monday morning. It was seen outside the Santa Cruz harbor on Sunday.

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  19. Santa Cruz: Humpback whale entangled in crab pots spotted off coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    The U.S. Coast Guard is asking boaters to look out for an entangled whale that was spotted off Capitola's shore on Monday morning. It was seen outside the Santa Cruz harbor on Sunday.

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  20. Santa Cruz beach named No. 1 for dirtiest water on West CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    Kids in the Santa Cruz Little Guard program got to go into the water for their first day Wednesday. But not at Cowell Beach thanks to high levels of bacteria, something that earned the beach the top spot on the "Beach Bummer" list for the second consecutive year. 1 comment

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