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  1. How to protect yourself and your home from wildfire smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Some Santa Cruz residents are still wearing masks because of poor air quality caused by smoke form the Camp Fire. Many families have been impacted by the Camp, Woolsey and Hill fires, as firefighters struggle to contain them.


  2. A rural electrician claims a worn power pole is an imminent fire risk. PG&E insists it's safe.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Inside Bay Area

    A rural Santa Cruz County electrician claims a worn power pole is an imminent fire risk. PG&E insists it's safe.


  3. More than a dozen vehicles involved in Highway 1 crash in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Contra Costa Times

    Highway 1 remains shut down for an hour and a half in Santa Cruz County after a big-rig plowed into 21 vehicles and spurred minor and moderate injuries, according to California Highway Patrol. Officers specializing in commercial vehicle laws are on the scene - near the Fishhook - reviewing the driver's credentials and the vehicle's mandated safety equipment, officer Sam Courtney said.


  4. Army vet finds second calling with Santa Cruz County cannabis startupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Contra Costa Times

    U.S. Army veteran Socrates Rosenfeld's path to founding a high-tech cannabis startup is even more striking than his name. A former Apache helicopter pilot, Army captain and Ranger who commanded an attack-helicopter company patrolling the skies above Baghdad, Rosenfeld, 36, now leads a very different kind of company: I Heart Jane , an online cannabis marketplace that connects customers with hundreds of cannabis retailers across the country.


  5. Forget the 'blue wave.' Bay Area rides the housing wave following midterm electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Inside Bay Area

    From foreground, Elizabeth Crapo, 31, and Doug Slater, 69, vote at Taylor Elementary School in San Jose, California, on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Affordable housing advocates may not have gotten everything they wanted on their Election Day wish list, but they're cheering a series of victories this week that may help ease the Bay Area's housing crunch.


  6. Who should fix the housing crisis? California voters send a mixed messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Inside Bay Area

    Voters in traffic-choked, rent-strapped California gave mixed reviews Tuesday to a wide array of proposed fixes that appeared on state and local ballots, from creating more affordable housing for the poor and enacting price caps on rents to paying for road repairs and transit. Californians in virtually every county soundly rejected Proposition 10, the measure to expand rent control, despite the housing crisis gripping the state, and voters in Santa Cruz were defeating a local measure to make rent control permanent in that city.


  7. Highway 9 reopens as crews continue to battle Rincon FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Contra Costa Times

    The highway reopened Tuesday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol. It had been closed between Glengarry Road in Felton and Golf Club Drive in Santa Cruz because of the fire that started Saturday.


  8. Rincon Fire: Air Force squad detonates projectile found by Cal Fire crewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Inside Bay Area

    Air Force ordnance-disposal teams rappelled down a steep, smoldering hillside after firefighters found an 1800s canon Monday afternoon within the 17 acres scorched by the Rincon Fire. "They respond to those quite often, actually," Air Force Capt.


  9. Sammy Millera s a Great Awakening,a an immersive jazz/theater hybrid, comes to SF BAy AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Inside Bay Area

    The Juilliard-trained drummer, composer, vocalist and bandleader looks to tear down the fourth wall, turning audiences into avid participants. Drawing on narrative devices from theater, Sammy Miller and the Congregation seek to create an immersive experience by weaving together elemental jazz and folk tunes as part of an all-inclusive journey.


  10. Rincon Fire: Highway 9 remains closed near Paradise ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Inside Bay Area

    Highway 9 remains closed south of Felton because of the Rincon Fire, burning in the steep hills near Paradise Park. The four-mile closure is between Glengarry Road in Felton and Golf Club Drive in Santa Cruz, just north of Highway 1. The Rincon Fire, reported around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, had burned about 17 acres by Sunday night, Cal Fire said.


  11. Santa Cruz: Cowell Beach might be dropped from 'Beach Bummer' list next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Inside Bay Area

    Beachgoers, hold your breaths. Cowell Beach has a shot at freeing itself from its nine-year streak on the dreaded "Beach Bummer" list.


  12. Rincon Fire: Santa Cruz County blaze keeping Highway 9 closed through SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | Contra Costa Times

    A wildfire burning in the mountains of Santa Cruz County will keep miles of Highway 9 closed at least through Sunday as firefighters continue to battle the blaze. A wildfire burning in the mountains of Santa Cruz County will keep miles of Highway 9 closed at least through Sunday as firefighters continue to battle the blaze, which was pushing smoke and ash into the air.


  13. Dungeness crab fishermen uncertain what they'll find in Monterey BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Inside Bay Area

    Fishermen around Monterey Bay are busy tagging crab pots, cleaning their gear and waiting with bated breath for the Dungeness crab season to begin Saturday. Beginning a minute after midnight, recreational fishermen can finally throw their 100-pound iron pots and begin hauling in the sweet and tender crabs - although waiting until first light is recommended for safety.


  14. a Guardiansa at Alameda film fest to look at kidnapping of elderlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Inside Bay Area

    The film "The Guardians" is set in Las Vegas, within the Nevada Guardianship and Family Court systems and involves the legal kidnapping of elderly people in a lucrative business that drains seniors' life-savings and robs them of their freedoms. Victims and their families are caught in a scheme that has allowed corrupt court-appointed guardians to take total control over their healthcare and financial decisions.


  15. Author Ntozake Shange of - For Colored Girls' fame has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | Inside Bay Area

    Shange's "For Colored Girls" describes the racism, sexism, violence and rape experienced by seven black women. It has been influential to generations of progressive thinkers, from #MeToo architect Tarana Burke to Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage.


  16. Rain or shine, highway repairs are coming: RoadshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Crews from O'Grady Paving, Inc. contractors with the city of San Jose repair patches on Willow Street west of Lincoln Avenue in the Willow Glen area of San Jose, Calif., on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. There are over $3 billion in transportation projects like this one in the Bay Area alone that were funded the new state gas tax and registration fees - half of which could be eliminated, deferred or delayed if voters decide to repeal the measure.


  17. Guitarist John Scofield gets his kicks with his new Combo 66Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    John Scofield decided to celebrate his 66th birthday by doing what he does best. The jazz guitar great launched a new band, bringing together a multigenerational ensemble that combines longtime comrades in funk and newly forged friends.


  18. Shocking news for dog lovers: Canines aren't as smart as we thinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Mackenzie, a 3-year-old pit bull terrier mix, is photographed with his service dog vest in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Veteran Samuel Phillips and Mackenzie have completed service dog training through the Pets and Vets program at the Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation.


  19. Report: Kmart to close Pinole storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    A report Wednesday says Kmart's parent company Sears Holdings will close eleven Sears and Kmart stores, including a local Kmart, before year's end. According to Business Insider , six Sears stores in Illinois, New York, Ohio, Texas and West Virginia and five Kmart stores in California, New York and Virginia are slated for closure, including the Kmart at Pinole Valley Shopping Center, 1500 Fitzgerald Drive.


  20. No, no, no. It's not "The 17 Freeway": RoadshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    A: Are you nuts? I would not do that. Never. Never. Never. "The 17" would be such an L.A. thing.


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