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  1. Los Gatos, Saratoga: Supes adopt resolution to urge FAA to deal with aircraft noiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Saratoga News

    The airplanes flying over the South Bay have been loud lately, but not loud enough to drown out the complaints of residents from Santa Cruz to Daly City. Santa Clara County elected officials recently took action indicating they are listening to residents' concerns about increased aircraft noise.

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  2. Coast Cup Soccer Riptides win championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Pacifica Tribune

    Pacifica United Soccer Club's Riptides won the Under 10 girls division of the Coast Cup tournament. Members of the championship team are back row, Coach Craig Hata,Maddy Rebhahn, Emmy Krastev, Amaya Arrastio, Coach Ernie Brockmeyer, Madison Donati,Thaely Anderberg, Chloe Cox and Coach Pat Brockmeyer; front row, Lola Lyles,Macie Griswold, Zack Anderberg ,Hailey Hata, Megan Barry-Schoen and Shannon Hagemann.

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  3. Teen who wanted to smoke marijuana with friends at Santa Cruz...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | The Campbell Reporter

    A 17-year-old boy admitted to authorities Monday that a cardboard box he lit accidentally set a gym and community center on fire at Loma Prieta Elementary School. The blaze about 11:10 p.m. Sunday at 23800 Summit Road caused about $1 million in damage and destroyed a Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office service center, said Santa Cruz County sheriff's Lt.

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  4. Oakland woman pleads no contest in fatal hit-and-run in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Campbell Reporter

    Joanna Marie Steele, an Oakland woman accused in a fatal hit-and-run of 70-year-old Adolfo Galvan in August 2014, pleaded no contest on Tuesday to felony leaving the scene of an accident and misdemeanor DUI, prosecutors said. Judge Timothy Volkmann said in court that he expects to sentence Steele to three years in prison when she returns to court Feb. 10. Steele was set to go to trial Sept.

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  5. Maddy MiddletonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Berryessa Sun

    In the month since the brutal killing of Madyson "Maddy" Middleton, only the faintest traces of an outline emerged to describe the 8-year-old girl. She liked swimming and dancing, and loved the Razor scooter she was riding when a surveillance camera captured what would be the final images of her too-brief life.

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  6. Male elephant seals use voices to identify rivals, UCSC study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Campbell Reporter

    Northern elephant seals arrive by the thousands for breeding season on California beaches. The giant males desperately look for a mate but most strike out.

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  7. Santa Cruz celebrates the brief but special life of Maddy MiddletonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Campbell Reporter

    In the month since the brutal killing of Madyson "Maddy" Middleton, only the faintest traces of an outline emerged to describe the 8-year-old girl. She liked swimming and dancing, and loved the Razor scooter she was riding when a surveillance camera captured what would be the final images of her too-brief life.

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  8. San Jose State tobacco, vaping ban takes effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | San Jose Mercury News

    When students returned to classes last week, San Jose State students were greeted by baby blue banners and posters advertising the campus's new smoking ban rather than throngs of students and teachers puffing away. Effective Aug. 1, all tobacco products and e-cigarettes were banned at SJSU following years of efforts to gauge student opinions of on-campus tobacco use and come up with a comprehensive smoking policy.

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  9. Mercury News editorial: Obama labor secretary needs to release Bay Area transportation moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Campbell Reporter

    Enough is enough. The Obama administration needs to end its outrageous undermining of Gov. Jerry Brown's modest California pension law changes.

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  10. Man arrested in online threat to UC Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Inside Bay Area

    A 25-year-old Santa Cruz man was arrested Wednesday in an online threat of an explosion at UC Santa Cruz, UCSC police said. There was no explosion, but the post "referenced creating explosives, homicide, suicide and a past university shooting," said UCSC Police Chief Nader Oweis.

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  11. Cal Shakes: Obie-winner Eric Ting is new directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | San Jose Mercury News

    Ting, an Obie-winning director who's been an artistic director at Connecticut's noted Long Wharf Theatre, will succeed Jonathan Moscone, who is leaving the troupe after 15 years during which Cal Shakes has greatly raised its national profile. "We met some extraordinary candidates during this search process, but ultimately Eric rose to the top," said Cal Shakes board president Jean Simpson in a release.

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  12. Santa Cruz renters find online listing too good to be trueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | San Jose Mercury News

    Sara Jansen spotted the rental listing July 21 on Craigslist: Large group living opportunity, 12 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 1309 High St., one-quarter mile from the University of California Santa Cruz campus. Rent: $945 per month per room.

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  13. California legislators revive right-to-die billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Campbell Reporter

    Legislators have revived efforts to pass a right-to-die bill, which stalled last month in an Assembly committee and seemed destined for failure. A proposal that would allow doctors to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to terminally ill patients has been re-packaged and will journey a different legislative route than what it faced last month, when it was sidelined due to lack of support.

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  14. 4.0 quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | San Jose Mercury News

    A magnitude-4.0 temblor that rattled nerves in the East Bay on Monday morning was a very shallow but routine geologic shrug in an area notorious for seismic risk -- and yet another reminder of the threat lurking from a fault that's the Bay Area's most overdue for a major quake. A locked-up patch of rocks a mere 3 miles under Piedmont suddenly broke loose along the Hayward Fault, triggering a wake-up call felt from Santa Rosa to Santa Cruz.

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  15. Maddy Middleton murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | San Jose Mercury News

    Madyson Middleton, the 8-year-old found dead at the Tannery Arts Center in Santa Cruz, died from positional asphyxiation and stab wounds to the neck, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office Coroner's Unit. Madyson was "wedged inside a garbage can and stabbed in the neck by another person," according to Middleton's death certificate.

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  16. Why 'Star Wars' stormtroopers will march on Golden Gate BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | San Jose Mercury News

    Relax Rebel scum. Do not be alarmed on Aug. 15 when you see a parade of Stormtroopers moving northbound across the Golden Gate Bridge, treading unusually gingerly because of the narrow pedestrian walkway .

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  17. Santa Cruz: Coroner says Madyson Middleton was asphyxiated, stabbed to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | San Jose Mercury News

    Madyson Middleton, the 8-year-old found dead at the Tannery Arts Center in Santa Cruz, died from positional asphyxiation and stab wounds to the neck, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office Coroner's Unit. Madyson was "wedged inside a garbage can and stabbed in the neck by another person," according to Middleton's death certificate.

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  18. Coroner: Madyson Middleton of Santa Cruz was strangled, stabbed to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    Madyson Middleton, the 8-year-old found dead at the Tannery Arts Center in Santa Cruz, died from asphyxiation and stab wounds to the neck, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office Coroner's Unit. The results of the autopsy were confirmed Thursday by detective Nick Baldridge.

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  19. Man arrested after taking photos of teen girl at Capitola beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Milpitas Post

    A 58-year-old Soquel man was arrested Sunday afternoon after he took photos of a 15-year-old girl at Capitola Main Beach, police said. About 4:35 p.m., a witness reported a man who took photos of a girl on the beach, said Capitola police Sgt.

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  20. Santa Cruz County girl in fatal Highway 1 crash remembered as smart, civic mindedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Campbell Reporter

    Friends of 12-year-old Colette "Coco" Lazenby described her as a smart and talented girl who was involved in theater, community service and many other activities. Colette, of Aptos, was killed in a five-vehicle crash on south Highway 1 in Santa Cruz about 4:55 p.m. Saturday.

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