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  1. 2019 SF Beer Week opening gala tickets go on saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | San Jose Mercury News

    The 11th annual iteration of SF Beer Week - the 10-day salute to all things suds - will be Feb. 1-10 at venues across the entire San Francisco Bay Area, from Santa Cruz and San Jose to Berkeley and beyond. Tickets just went on sale for the festival's opening gala, which will be held at Pier 35 on San Francisco's waterfront from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Feb. 1. Tickets just went on sale, so if you're hoping to attend, don't wait too long.

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  2. More charges added against woman accused of intentionally killing Santa Cruz pedestrianRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | The Campbell Reporter

    Santa Cruz Police officer peers into the back window of the SUV driven by Kelsey Knoll that struck and killed pedestrian McKenzie Gilbert on Modesto Avenue in the Natural Bridges neighborhood July 20. Police say the SUV was traveling at 50 mph when Gilbert was struck. Kelsey Knoll, 24, pleads not guilty Tuesday during her arraignment in connection with killing 23-year-old McKenzie Gilbert Friday afternoon.

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  3. Chevron to pay $141,000 for illegal gift card rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | San Jose Mercury News

    A group of California district attorney's offices, led by Contra Costa County, secured $141,000 in fines and restitution from Chevron for a gift card system that violated state law, the agencies announced Friday. There were two problems with Chevron's gift card system cited by authorities: It charged users credit prices for gas, not cash prices - which are generally lower - and it failed to alert users that gift cards with a balance of less than $10 could be redeemed for cash.

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  4. Bay Area may allow buses to drive on freeway shoulders during heavy commute timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | The Sunnyvale Sun

    In an almost desperate effort to grab up every possible inch of unused concrete to get the Bay Area's terrible traffic moving again, agencies across the region are pushing to allow buses and possibly carpools to drive on the shoulder of freeways and bridges during the heaviest commute times. Next year, the California Transit Association along with the Valley Transportation Authority, the Contra Costa Transportation Authority and other planning groups will seek statewide legislation to bring this once unthinkable practice to everyday commutes.

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  5. Wish Book: Hungry studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | Inside Bay Area

    Julie Marie Zerwekh bags her food at the West Valley Community Center's Mobile Food Pantry at West Valley College in Saratoga, Calif., on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Oyantai Rodriguez, a 20-year-old junior at De Anza College, poses for a portrait with food she received at West Valley Community Center's De Anza Food Pantry at the college in Cupertino, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018.

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  6. Versatile player picks Stanford over UConn, Notre Dame, Oregon and South Carolina.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | The Almaden Resident

    Archbishop Mitty's Haley Jones grabs a Stanford cap after the nation's No. 1 recruit chose to play for the Cardinal in a signing-day ceremony Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 at the high school gym.

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  7. Santa Cruz County set to ban little plastic toiletry bottles in hotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | San Jose Mercury News

    Sand Rock Farm Bed and Breakfast in Aptos has refillable shampoo and conditioner bottles in the showers of their guest rooms. Sand Rock Farm Bed and Breakfast's Jen Hagglof uses the soap dispenser in one of her guest rooms.

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  8. Singer Luciana Souza brings Leonard Cohen project two SF Bay Area showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | San Jose Mercury News

    It took several tries over the course of a decade for Luciana Souza to convince Leonard Cohen to let her set several poems from his 2006 volume, "The Book of Longing" to music, but the Brazilian singer doesn't give up easily. One of jazz's most acclaimed vocalists, she's made her mark as a composer by setting verse to music, particularly poems by Elizabeth Bishop and Pablo Neruda.

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  9. CCS football roundup: Valley Christian rolls past MittyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | San Jose Mercury News

    Friday night, second-seeded Valley Christian built a three-touchdown halftime cushion on its way to a 42-14 victory over Mitty in the Central Coast Section Open Division II semifinals. Tommy Dunham ran for 128 yards and a touchdown in six carries and D'Von Lang and Isaiah McElvane combined for 147 yards and two touchdowns in 17 carries to lead the way.

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  10. Big Sur: Soil "settling" behind the new highway projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | San Jose Mercury News

    Soil settlement rather than continued sliding is behind the cracks forming along newly repaired Highway 1 at Mud Creek, where a spectacular washout had closed the scenic cliff-hugging roadway for 14 months, according to geologic experts. Because the massive landslide required an extremely complicated repair, "some minor settlement and road cracking are not a surprise," said Gary Griggs, a professor of earth and planetary sciences at UC Santa Cruz.

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  11. Two men found dead in Santa Cruz over the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | Pacifica Tribune

    Two unrelated cases involving deaths that were not suspicious but happened in public areas spurred investigations in Santa Cruz during the weekend, police said. Shortly after 3 p.m. Sunday, police and paramedics found Ernest Nash, 73, of no known address unconscious in his vehicle at Gateway Plaza, police spokeswoman Joyce Blaschke said.

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  12. Silicon Valley wages have dropped for all except highest-paying jobs: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | The Campbell Reporter

    Nine out of every 10 Silicon Valley jobs pays less now than when Netflix first launched in 1997, despite one of the nation's strongest economic booms and a historically low unemployment rate that outpaces the national average. While tech workers have thrived, employees in the middle of Silicon Valley's income ladder have been hit hardest as their inflation-adjusted wages declined between 12 and 14 percent over the past 20 years, according to a study from UC Santa Cruz's Everett Program for Technology and Social Change and the labor think tank Working Partnership USA, which examined the economic impact of technology companies.

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  13. 21-car wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2018 | Berryessa Sun

    Northbound Highway 1 opened 3:15 p.m. Tuesday in Santa Cruz County after authorities cleared 21 crushed vehicles after a tractor-trailer's brakes failed and the truck slammed into stopped vehicles near River Street, according to California Highway Patrol. Witnesses saw the truck's brakes smoking before the tractor-trailer plowed into a vehicle and both caught fire - in a wreck that some authorities said is among the worst in Santa Cruz County.

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

    Nov 12, 2018 | The Campbell Reporter

    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.

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

    Nov 9, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    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.

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

    Nov 7, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    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.

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  17. The highway reopened Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | Pacifica Tribune

    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.

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

    Nov 6, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    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.

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  19. Santa Cruz beach might be dropped from - Beach Bummer' list next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | The Campbell Reporter

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

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

    Nov 4, 2018 | The Campbell Reporter

    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.

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