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  1. Trump rhetoric and ICE raids jar Santa Cruz County immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Campbell Reporter

    Two days after it was revealed new policies from the Trump administration will expand the target population for deportation, the Santa Cruz police announced it had unwittingly assisted Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, carry out immigration raids. "There is an unprecedented atmosphere of distrust, uncertainty and fear in the community," said Doug Keegan, program director of the Santa Cruz Immigration Project.

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  2. A local legislator or Caltrans would have to take up the cause.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | San Jose Mercury News

    Worker Bobby Gill died in a tragic accident Feb. 9 while trying to help clear this Highway 17 mudslide. Q I commute over Highway 17 and have appreciated the efforts of Caltrans and Graniterock to clean up the roadways and make them safe.

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  3. California immigration policy debate brings local law enforcement role into focusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | San Jose Mercury News

    A California proposal to shield people from deportation by limiting communication between local police and federal agents took on new relevance this week after the Department of Homeland Security revealed it will try to enlist the help of local law enforcement agencies to crack down further on illegal immigration. A two-decade-old program the feds want to expand - which delegates immigration enforcement authority to some local officers - has all but disappeared from California.

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  4. Santa Cruz police: Homeland Security misled city with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | San Jose Mercury News

    This file photo from Feb. 13, 2017 shows the U.S. Department of Homeland Security leading a pre-dawn operation across Santa Cruz County and Daly City that led to multiple arrests. Santa Cruz Police Chief Kevin Vogel says the department misled local authorities about the purpose of the raids.

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  5. Stewards collectively protect the Santa Cruz MountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Campbell Reporter

    By any measure, it's been a brutal year for the Santa Cruz Mountains. From last summer's Loma Fire to this winter's storm damage, Santa Cruz County's mountainous region has taken a beating.

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  6. Got any plans in Bay Area Feb. 23-26 a " we have suggestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Campbell Reporter

    You have that feeling the weekend is sneaking up on you? It can happen, especially when the week starts off with a holiday. With his delicate and gorgeously tuneful licks that blend a classical training with folk, jazz and world music, Ralph Towner has helped redefine acoustic guitar music, both as a solo artist and as a member of the groundbreaking fusion band Oregon.

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  7. Prop. 57: High-profile murder cases on hold so judges can consider teens for juvenile courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | San Jose Mercury News

    The much-anticipated trials of a 20-year-old Oakland man accused of killing a Santa Clara County paramedic and a Santa Cruz teen charged with the murder of an 8-year-old girl are among hundreds of prosecutions on hold so California judges can determine if the young defendants should be prosecuted in juvenile court. Proposition 57 stripped away prosecutors' ability to charge minors accused of the most serious and violent crimes in adult court, giving the youth more consideration and services as they enter the criminal justice system, but also upending pending trials to the chagrin of victims and families awaiting justice.

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  8. Beyond the commute: Santa Cruz faces long-term storm repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Campbell Reporter

    More than month's worth of back-to-back storms have taken their toll on a popular Santa Cruz community and tourist pathway. A cordoned-off jagged hole torn in the popular West Cliff Drive pathway in recent weeks near Chico Avenue has done little to dampen pedestrian and bike traffic.

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  9. Oroville Dam failure has Santa Cruz officials allaying fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Campbell Reporter

    Some 10 miles north of the city of Santa Cruz, Loch Lomond Reservoir's maximum 2.8 billion gallons of water is held in check by the 56-year-old Newell Creek Dam. When news broke of the evacuation of more than 200,000 residents north of Sacramento near Oroville Dam last week due to spillway damages , Santa Cruz Deputy Water Director Heidi Luckenbach said she thought area residents might automatically begin to worry about the safety of their own dam.

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  10. Basketball: Geographic BVAL divisions on life supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | San Jose Mercury News

    Piedmont Hills' Alphonse Manalo , Aaron Morris and Marques Mosley , along with their team, celebrate after beating Oak Grove, 48-44, during the Central Coast Section Division I championship boys basketball game at Kaiser Permanente Arena in Santa Cruz, Calif., on Saturday, March 5, 2016. It doesn't appear the Blossom Valley Athletic League's experiment with geographic basketball divisions is going to live to see another season.

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  11. Bay Area Storm: "Intense" rain, winds continue to batter regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | The Campbell Reporter

    A powerful storm that dumped at least an inch of rain in most areas of the Bay Area and as many as 3 inches in others gathered more intensity Monday morning and prepared to blitz the region with even heavier downpours and stronger winds, the National Weather Service said. The system, moving in from the southern part of the Pacific Ocean, brought high wind and flood warnings, created trouble on the roads and freeways and will spend much of Monday moving through the region, meteorologist Brian Mejia said.

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  12. Highway 17: A battle against natureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Campbell Reporter

    Strange as it seems, the people who choose the coast have a stake in keeping a treacherous road to and from the valley. Highway 17 is closed Friday morning in both directions near the site of the mudslide where a worker was killed and another injured Thursday.

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  13. Storms wreak havoc in Santa Cruz mountains, water district says dams are safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | San Jose Mercury News

    It's slow going on Highway 17 heading out of Scotts Valley toward the Summit Tuesday. The storms that continue battering the Bay Area have taken a particularly harsh toll on Santa Cruz Mountain residents.

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  14. Alleged members of Salvatrucha Locos 13 nabbed in Santa Cruz and Daly CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Pacifica Tribune

    U.S. District Court documents name most of the alleged transnational MS-13 gang members arrested during a sting by federal agents and local authorities Monday in Santa Cruz County and Daly City. There were 12 men arrested in the case.

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  15. Oroville Dam: 188,000 evacuees waiting to learn when they might return homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | San Jose Mercury News

    As the sun rose over the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds on Monday morning, thousands of evacuees from the crisis at the Oroville Dam huddled in blankets and lined up for breakfast, barely able to contemplate the panic they endured Sunday night - or the uncertainty that lies ahead. "I don't know what I'm supposed to do or where I'm supposed to go," said Penny Conn, 48, who fled Oroville on Sunday night.

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  16. Homeland Security gang operation leads raids across Santa Cruz County early MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Campbell Reporter

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security led a pre-dawn operation targeting illegal gang activity across Santa Cruz County on Monday. The effort, in partnership with local law enforcement, was part of a five-year investigation into a street gang in the area, according to Santa Cruz Deputy Police Chief Dan Flippo.

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  17. New storms on the way just as Highway 17 projected to reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Pacifica Tribune

    Highway 17 is closed Friday morning in both directions near the site of the mudslide where a worker was killed and another injured Thursday. Last month's first heavy rains snarled the four twisting lanes that ferry 50,000 commuters a day over mountains between Santa Cruz and Silicon Valley into a sea of brake lights.

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  18. UC Berkeley to protect data from science deniers with 'guerilla archiving'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | San Jose Mercury News

    Waves pound a wall near buildings in Pacifica, Calif., during a Jan. 20, 2010 rainstorm, a possible indication of what to expect from rising sea levels due to climate change. A June 2012 report by the National Research Council predicts sea levels will rise about three feet over the next century in Southern and Central California, and about two feet in Northern California, Oregon and Washington.

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  19. Bay Area Storm: Tips for driving in the rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Pacifica Tribune

    Workmen clear a mudslide on Hwy. 17 near the northbound lanes in the Santa Cruz Mountains Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017.

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  20. Our weather mess captured in photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | San Jose Mercury News

    Heavy rain fall causes tree and mudslide on Summit Road in Santa Cruz Mountains, Calif., on Sunday, January 8, 2017. Large mudslide on Highland Way in Santa Cruz Mountains, Calif., on Sunday, January 8, 2017.

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