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  1. Immigration: Proposal brings police into focusRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

    Santa Cruz Police Chief Kevin Vogel and Chief Deputy Dan Flippo express their anger and distrust with Department of Homeland Security and ICE agents who raided homes throughout Santa Cruz County on Monday looking for MS-13 gang members. Sacramento >> 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.


  2. Orchid Party: These delicate flowers are easier to grow than you...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Monterey County Herald

    What: Learn which orchids grow best where you live and how to care for them, view orchids grown by local experts and hobnob with local growers at the annual Orchid Show and Sale, hosted by the Santa Cruz Orchid Society. When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 4, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 5 Group meetings: The Santa Cruz Orchid Society meets the first Friday of every month at the Live Oak Grange, 1700 19th Ave. The meetings generally have a show-and-tell table where members who bring in orchids discuss them.


  3. CCS Division II Boys Soccer: Soledad capitalizes on set play to winRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Monterey County Herald

    Soledad High's Ruben Esqueda tackles the ball away from Scotts Valley High's Kyle Raymond during their CCS Division II playoff match Wednesday at Santa Cruz High. SANTA CRUZ >> It's not that Soledad High boys soccer coach Reyes Mendoza didn't want his team giving 100 percent effort early in its Central Coast Section Division II opener.


  4. Panetta, Santa Cruz County officials tour Aptos to survey damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Monterey County Herald

    Rep. Jimmy Panetta, right, visited the Aptos area Saturday to discuss winter storm damage with Santa Cruz County officials. APTOS >> The bout of storms that battered Santa Cruz County and much of Northern California has taken a toll, eroding away roads that have stood for decades and toppling trees.


  5. This Week in the Garden: Waiting out the rain, thinking about springRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Monterey County Herald

    As I write this, the sun is finally shining, and the immediate forecast is for a few days with no rain. But the soil is too saturated to dig, more rain is in the pipeline and gardeners all over the area are getting cabin fever.


  6. Road worker killed by dump truck on Highway 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Monterey County Herald

    California Highway Patrol officer Trista Drake provides information about the Graniterock worker killed Thursday morning at the Highway 17 mudslide repair worksite. Scotts Valley >> A road worker cleaning up debris from a Highway 17 mudslide was killed after a dump truck backed over him Thursday in an apparent industrial accident that also injured another crew member, authorities said.


  7. Soaked Northern California sees flood warningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Monterey County Herald

    Ross Williams reaches his flooded truck in his kayak after leaving his flooded home on Old Covered Bridge Road in Felton, Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, when the San Lorenzo River flooded Felton Grove and the surrounding neighborhood. SAN FRANCISCO >> Avalanche, flood and wind warnings were in place again Wednesday as another powerful storm moved into Northern California a day after heavy rains deluged homes and caused rockslides that shut down highways and bridges.


  8. 34 foot swell recorded in Monterey Bay; Cement Shipa s stern ripped awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Monterey County Herald

    The stern of the SS Palo Alto was broken from the rest of the cement ship at Rio Del Mar in Aptos on Saturday. APTOS >> As big wave surfer Jeff Clark mulled his 30 percent chance of making the paddleout at Pleasure Point Saturday morning, triple-overhead sets ripped the stern from the historic Cement Ship at Seacliff State Beach about 5 miles away.


  9. Home and Garden Digest, Jan. 20, 2017: Marina Tree and Garden Club to host potluckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Monterey County Herald

    The Marina Tree and Garden Club will host a potluck and speaker from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26, in the Community Room at the Marina Library, 190 Seaside Circle. The topic of the free event will focus on producing healthy food by aquaponic methods, which balances fish and vegetables in a closed loop system.


  10. Slides shut Santa Cruz County arteries in wake of stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Monterey County Herald

    Caltrans workers and contractors meet to deal with the vast muslide blocking both northbound lanes of Highway 17 between Vine Hill Road and Laurel Curve on Monday morning. Northbound traffic is being diverted to one of the southbound lanes at Vine Hill Road.


  11. Editorial, Jan. 5, 2017: End of the drought is nigh a " pile up the sandbagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Monterey County Herald

    Is California's six-year drought, which has been one of the most discussed and most regulated issues since 2010, finally at an end? Last year, with the much hyped El Niño touted to sweep the historically dry conditions away in a torrent of rain and debris, experts said it could be over … but when the ocean condition drifted away, most said the rainfall hadn't been enough. And Saturday, a major storm is supposed to hit the state, bringing copious amounts of rainfall to the Central Coast, especially into higher elevations such as the Santa Cruz Mountains and Big Sur.


  12. Where Ita s At: Moving on from a sorrow-filled 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Monterey County Herald

    To start the new year out on a somber note isn't a bad thing. It's all about love, and in loving, maybe we can say goodbye one last time to what seemed like an endlessly sad year in 2016.


  13. Allen Bushnell, Fish Rap: Mild conditions yield rockfish, DungenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Monterey County Herald

    We were favored with decent weather and ocean conditions this week, making it easier to get out on the Monterey Bay for rockfish and Dungeness crab. The forecast weather gurus suggest these mild conditions will hold through next week, with only a possibility of intermittent light rain over the weekend.


  14. Santa Cruz police pursue leads in 41-year-old homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Monterey County Herald

    SANTA CRUZ >> Among the vintage binders on cold-case investigator Ron Truhitte's desk was a photo of Deborah Jean Cargill, whose clothed body was found by a fly fisherman in San Lorenzo River early Dec. 22, 1975. Cargill was 19 years old, lived in Campbell and was working at a grocery store - Albertson's in San Jose - when an unknown man kidnapped her the afternoon before.


  15. Pot strategy pays off in Santa Cruz CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Monterey County Herald

    Months before California voters approved Proposition 64 to legalize recreational marijuana, Santa Cruz County embarked on a bold strategy, instructing all pot farmers to reveal themselves and come to the fold. And in a narrow three-month window that closed two days before the Nov. 8 election, more than 950 growers applied for licenses to get permits under a proposed ordinance that's now in line with state law.


  16. Santa Cruza s BirchBark Foundation rebuilds heading into 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Monterey County Herald

    Brooke Newman, interim executive director of the BirchBark Foundation, visits with Rocky the bull terrier, a dog that required lifesaving surgery paid for by BirchBark. LIVE OAK >> Just two months ago, 1-year-old Rocky was so weak he could barely move, his ribs in sharp relief as he continually turned away offers of food.


  17. Editorial, Dec. 18, 2016: Proceed, for now, with trail a " and railRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Monterey County Herald

    The relatively narrow Measure D victory in the November election was a big win for vital transportation improvements in Santa Cruz County. But passing the sales tax hike to fund improvements and maintenance was just one part of a battle that, this being Santa Cruz County, will be fought out over the next several years.


  18. Homeless Garden Project has been empowering people for a quarter-centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Monterey County Herald

    Rena Bodine is hard at work creating a one-of-a-kind wreath at the Homeless Garden project workshop. Wreaths, candles and natural body products are among the many holiday gift items available at the Homeless Garden's two downtown Santa Cruz stores.


  19. High School Football: MTAL approves move to accept former SCCAL teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Monterey County Herald

    The Mission Trail Athletic League laid out a welcome mat for six football teams from Santa Cruz County on Wednesday, a day after football in the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League disbanded. The MTAL had previously approved the merging of leagues - with the exception of six-time defending SCCAL champion Aptos - in an email vote.


  20. MTAL football coaches would welcome merger with SCCALRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Monterey County Herald

    Stevenson's Will Lansbury runs in a touchdown past Marina's Joel Alegre during an MTAL game at Monterey Peninsula College on Nov. 4. Marina lost 65-22 and went winless in the MTAL. Mariners coach Vernon Calhoun said merging with the SCCAL could help strengthen his program by creating more competitive balance.


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