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  1. Johnson: California's coast is in grave danger if Coastal Commission coup succeedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Jose Mercury News

    Gov. Jerry Brown signaled his commitment to the coast 40 years ago when he signed the California Coastal Act. I stood beside him as the secretary for natural resources at the time, proud that California had the foresight to guarantee coastal access for everyone.

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  2. First research links California quakes to oil operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Jose Mercury News

    A 2005 spate of quakes in California's Central Valley almost certainly was triggered by oilfield injection underground, a study published Thursday said in the first such link in California between oil and gas operations and earthquakes. Researchers at the University of California at Santa Cruz, the University of Southern California and two French universities published their findings Thursday in a publication of the American Geophysical Union.

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  3. Santa Cruz County officials warn pet owners of rise in raccoons with distemperRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Campbell Reporter

    Santa Cruz County officials are again asking residents to have their pets vaccinated after a sharp increase in the number of cases of raccoons infected with distemper. Distemper can attack the nervous, respiratory and gastrointestinal systems of pets as well as cause them to act lethargic and aggressively.

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  4. Los Gatos: 'Momma's Gone City' returns to townRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    When Jessica Shyba posted a photo on Instagram of her family's rescue puppy napping with her then 2-year-old son, the pair quickly became social media sensations. More than two years later, the Instagram account is humming, as is Shyba's "Momma's Gone City" blog and her newest children's picture book, "Bathtime with Theo & Beau," was released a few weeks ago.

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  5. Four Santa Cruz massage parlors busted in prostitution stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Campbell Reporter

    Four Santa Cruz massage businesses are under fire after the Santa Cruz Police Department Neighborhood Enforcement Team cited one woman at each location for prostitution during an undercover human trafficking and prostitution sting Jan. 29. According to Santa Cruz police spokeswoman Joyce Blaschke, the women offered to perform sex acts on undercover officers in exchange for money during the course of a massage. Four women, ages 30, 42, 44 and 50, were cited for soliciting an act of prostitution and released, Blaschke said.

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  6. Memorial service remembers UC Santa Cruz student swept into the seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Campbell Reporter

    A group of about 100 people gathered at Kresge Town Hall on Tuesday evening to honor the memory of Shireen Agha Ahsan, a UC Santa Cruz student who died being swept into the ocean near Bonny Doon Beach on Jan. 18. The 19-year-old Kresge College sophomore was one of a group of five school friends who ventured to the coast that day, scaling down a cliff and onto a rocky outcrop. The large ocean swell that day was pummeling the shore.

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  7. Santa Cruz eying wharf bird droppings as major cause of beach contaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Saratoga News

    Preventing a high concentration of pigeon poop from piling beneath the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf each summer may help ease Santa Cruz's reputation of having the "dirtiest beach in California," a working group said Monday. "I'm having an idea that pigeons are not the whole problem.

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  8. Santa Cruz volleyball coach sentenced to prison for attempted sex with 16-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | San Jose Mercury News

    A popular volleyball coach in Santa Cruz accused of trying to have sex with an underage player was sentenced on Thursday to serve 16 months at San Quentin State Prison. Sheriff's deputies arrested Nilssen Feb. 12, 2015 on suspicion of attempted sex with a 16-year-old girl, whom he met in 2012 through the club and communicated with online.

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  9. Life after brain injury: Patients and caregivers cope with 'hidden' disabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | San Jose Mercury News

    Jane Parks-McKay and her husband, Tim McKay with their dog, Luka, at Jade Street Park in Capitola, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Nine years ago, robotics engineer Tim McCay of Santa Cruz was at work, getting into his car, when he bumped his head on a door frame fairly hard.

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  10. Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office: Body found at Strawberry BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Campbell Reporter

    A body was retrieved in Wilder State Ranch State Park on the North Coast Monday night after a mountain biker spotted human remains on remote Strawberry Beach about 5:45 p.m. Sheriff's Lt. Todd Liberty said a mountain biker was cycling the coast trail above Strawberry Beach when he noticed what appeared to be human remains below.

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  11. Herhold: Don't blame the searchers for the Bonny Doon tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | The Campbell Reporter

    When the Coast Guard called off a search last week for University of California Santa Cruz students Shireen Ahsan and Solaiman Nourzaie near Bonny Doon Beach, the searchers knew that they were dealing with a tragic and sensitive situation. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of the missing persons,'' said Capt.

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  12. 'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | San Jose Mercury News

    This January 20, 2015 photo provided by The Nature Conservancy shows Twin Lakes Beach in Santa Cruz, Calif. and Schwann Lagoon, the body of water on the right.

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  13. Police: Santa Cruz gas station was hub for fencing stolen goodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The Campbell Reporter

    An investigation into a stolen iPad on Friday led Santa Cruz police to a suspected fencing operation where more than $10,000 worth of high-end bikes, electronics and jewelry were recovered. Friday afternoon, a man told police that his iPad was stolen and that he discovered it was at 76 Gas Station at 904 Mission St. through his Find My iPhone mobile application, Santa Cruz police spokeswoman Joyce Blaschke said.

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  14. Missing UCSC studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | San Jose Mercury News

    A foggy cliff-top vigil for two missing UC Santa Cruz students Wednesday drew more than 100 friends and family of Shireen Agha Ahsan and Ahmad Solaiman Nourzaie to mourn and search. The pair was part of a group of five students who climbed down a rope to reach a rocky outcrop south of Bonny Doon Beach in Coast Dairies State Park on Monday.

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  15. San Jose man arrested for breaking windows at three Santa Cruz storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 26-year-old San Jose man was arrested on suspicion of breaking three store windows in downtown Santa Cruz early Wednesday. About 2 a.m. Wednesday, police responded to a report of a man who vandalized windows at a ceramic studio, delicatessen and government office on Walnut Avenue, said Santa Cruz police spokeswoman Joyce Blaschke.

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  16. Vigil for two UC Santa Cruz students swept out to sea draws more than 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Campbell Reporter

    A foggy cliff-top vigil for two missing UC Santa Cruz students Wednesday drew more than 100 friends and family of Shireen Agha Ahsan and Ahmad Solaiman Nourzaie to mourn and search. The pair was part of a group of five students who climbed down a rope to reach a rocky outcrop south of Bonny Doon Beach in Coast Dairies State Park on Monday.

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  17. UCSC students ID'd as search continues on North CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Pacifica Tribune

    The two UC Santa Cruz students swept into the ocean near Bonny Doon Beach Monday have been identified as Shireen Agha Ahsan, 19, and Ahmad Solaiman Nourzaie, 25, UC Santa Cruz representatives said. According to the family of Ahsan, a public vigil for the two students will be held at Bonny Doon Beach at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

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  18. Mads Tolling brings his 1960s-loving Mads Men to Oakland, Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | The Campbell Reporter

    Drawing on material from the era evoked in such vivid detail by the award-winning AMC series "Mad Men," the East Bay jazz violinist's new band Mads Tolling and the Mads Men turns 1960s pop cultural artifacts into sleek vehicles for improvisation. Focusing on television and Hollywood themes from "Mission: Impossible" and "Romeo and Juliet" to "The Pink Panther" and "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly," Tolling has a knack for rebranding instantly familiar tunes by setting them to new grooves.

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  19. San Jose pair missing after being swept into ocean near Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Pacifica Tribune

    Two San Jose natives who were students at UC Santa Cruz remained missing Tuesday after they fell into the ocean at Coast Dairies State Park on Monday evening. The pair, a 19-year-old woman and 25-year-old man, were washed into 10- to 15-foot seas south of Bonny Doon Beach about 5 p.m., Lt.

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  20. Bay Area: Dozens of crashes reported amid steady rain during the morning commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Pacifica Tribune

    El Nino is making for an awful Tuesday morning commute in the Bay Area, as dozens of traffic collisions are being reported amid steady rain. About 40 traffic collisions had been reported to the California Highway Patrol between 5:30 and 7 a.m., along with numerous accounts of roadway flooding.

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