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  1. One year after killing of Santa Cruz 8-year-old girl, trial set for teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | San Jose Mercury News

    One year after the death of 8-year-old Madyson Middleton in Santa Cruz, her father has tried to keep an emphasis on her rather than the 16-year-old boy accused in her death. Mike Middleton, Madyson's father, has stood outside many of Gonzalez' court hearings and held pictures of her with other supporters.

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  2. Boy rescued from sand hole at Santa Cruz County beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | The Campbell Reporter

    A 13-year-old boy stuck in a sand hole was rescued at Palm State Beach near Pajaro Dunes on Tuesday. The boy, who was visiting from London, had been digging a hole more than 4 feet deep when it collapsed on him about 2:25 p.m., said State Parks Lifeguard Supervisor Eddie Rhee-Pizano.

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  3. One year after killing of Santa Cruz 8-year-old girl, trial set for teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | The Campbell Reporter

    One year after the death of 8-year-old Madyson Middleton in Santa Cruz, her father has tried to keep an emphasis on her rather than the 16-year-old boy accused in her death. Mike Middleton, Madyson's father, has stood outside many of Gonzalez' court hearings and held pictures of her with other supporters.

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  4. Many well-known hospitals fail to score 5 stars in Medicare's new ratingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | San Jose Mercury News

    The federal government released its first overall hospital quality rating on Wednesday, slapping average or below-average scores on many of the nation's best-known hospitals while awarding top scores to dozens of unheralded ones. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services rated 3,617 hospitals on a one- to five-star scale, angering the hospital industry, which has been pressing the Obama administration and Congress to block the ratings.

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  5. Marin Alsop prepares to bid adieu to Cabrillo FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | San Jose Mercury News

    The 2016 installment of the Santa Cruz new music festival marks Alsop's 25th year as music director. It's also her last.

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  6. Santa Cruz Warriors arena: Stay or go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Campbell Reporter

    Forward Roscoe Allen drives the lane at Kaiser Permanente Arena during a Golden State Warriors Summer League team scrimmage June 6. Santa Cruz is analyzing the best location to build a permanent new sporting arena. The existing 140 Front St. site offers benefits and difficulties.

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  7. Santa Cruz BoardwalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Campbell Reporter

    There's some kind of freaky time-travel-vortex thing that happens at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and it's not one of the rides. It's a feeling you get when you stroll along the historic colonnade, the big pink-and-yellow arches framing a postcard view of sand and sea.

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  8. Santa Cruz County prosecutors win judgment against Shell Oil gift cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Santa Cruz County District Attorney's Office and prosecutors from six other counties won a $762,500 false advertising judgment against Shell Oil's fuel rewards program on Thursday. The lawsuit alleged that Shell failed to adequately disclose that discounts from fuel rewards cards and gift cards could not be combined, said Santa Cruz County prosecutor Douglas Allen.

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  9. Los Gatos woman denied parole in Santa Cruz Mountains fatal DUI crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Campbell Reporter

    A 64-year-old former Los Gatos woman was denied parole again Thursday in a 1997 fatal DUI crash on Summit Road in the Santa Cruz Mountains. March 18, 1997, Deborah Lynn Thompson drove a 1985 Ford Thunderbird east on Summit Road near Highway 17 when she swerved, hit a fence and tree and rolled the car, prosecutors said.

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  10. Silicon Valley Beer Week: Friday Kick-Off PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | San Jose Mercury News

    Silicon Valley Beer Week for 2016 kicks off tonight, and this year runs through July 30. The nine-day series of events begins at 5:00 PM today, a kick-off party that will be held at three different brewery locations. Strike Brewing , Santa Clara Valley Brewing , and Hermitage Brewing will each be hosting the kick off party tonight from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM.

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  11. Good Samaritan returns $4,000 found in Santa Cruz County parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | San Jose Mercury News

    A Scotts Valley woman who dropped $4,000 in a Wells Fargo parking lot had the money returned to her the same day thanks to a Good Samaritan, Scotts Valley police reported. A Soquel man in his mid-50s was in the parking lot of Safeway at 253 Mount Hermon Road in Scotts Valley about 5:30 p.m. Monday, said Scotts Valley police emergency dispatcher Keith Tyndall.

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  12. Monterey Bay whalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Fremont Bulletin

    The influx of whales and krill began Saturday, according to Nancy Black, a marine biologist and owner of Monterey Bay Whale Watch. A few miles offshore of Monterey, her crew discovered a mob of dozens of humpbacks, blowing air around the boat.

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  13. Legendary Artura Sandoval back in the Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | San Jose Mercury News

    Beloved trumpeter and band leader Arturo Sandoval's return to the Bay Area heads our Weekend Top 10 list, along with some hard-hitting theatrical productions. 1 ARTURO SANDOVAL: The famed Cuban trumpeter, band leader and composer has won 10 Grammys, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and countless other accolades, but he continues to heap praise and gratitude on other musicians.

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  14. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk: Parking, tickets and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is at 400 Beach St. Santa Cruz. Take Highway 17 or Highway 1 to Santa Cruz and follow the street signs to Santa Cruz beach.

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  15. Humpback, blue whales storm Monterey BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | San Jose Mercury News

    The influx of whales and krill began Saturday, according to Nancy Black, a marine biologist and owner of Monterey Bay Whale Watch. A few miles offshore of Monterey, her crew discovered a mob of dozens of humpbacks, blowing air around the boat.

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  16. Anti-police graffiti found in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Campbell Reporter

    About a dozen anti-police graffiti stencils found in Santa Cruz this week have prompted a city councilwoman and police to ask residents to report graffiti to the city's graffiti abatement hotline. A green painted stencil of "Kill Cops Not Trees" was found Sunday on a footbridge over the San Lorenzo River near Highway 1. More of the same stencils were found during the weekend on the river levee path near Felker Street and near River Street and Highway 1, said Santa Cruz police spokeswoman Joyce Blaschke.

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  17. Local Happenings: Free family-friendly flicks 'Minions,' 'Goonies' to be shown in Alamo, DublinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | San Jose Mercury News

    "Surf's Up" Reception -- The "Surf's Up" art exhibit showcases the sea-and-surf-themed artwork of 15 ocean-and sun-loving artists who hail from the tropics of Hawaii to secluded Marin County beach towns to the famous California surf town of Santa Cruz. A $5 donation is appreciated.

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  18. Obamacare: Covered California's health plan prices soarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | San Jose Mercury News

    Ending two straight years of average 4 percent increases, the state's health insurance exchange on Tuesday stunned consumers by announcing a 13.2 percent statewide average rate increase for those who buy 2017 health care plans through Covered California. In Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey counties, the average rate hike of 28.6 percent is not only more than double the statewide increase, it once again is the highest in California.

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  19. Santa Cruz: Indigenous tribal band reclaims land stewardshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Campbell Reporter

    For the Amah Mutsun, an indigenous people of the central coast, the land was never "theirs." They didn't think of the land as belonging to anyone.

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  20. Santa Cruz teachers make big finds in Florida paleontology exchange programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Campbell Reporter

    Branciforte Middle School teacher Erin Petersen Lindberg and DeLaveaga Elementary teacher Rebecca Mussetter hold the 3-D model of a 5-million-year-old elephant tooth they uncovered during a paleontology dig in Florida last month. Branciforte Middle School teacher Erin Petersen Lindberg uncovered what is believed to be the 5-million-year-old fossil of a gomphothere atlas, or vertebra.

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