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  1. Photo of the Day: A pajama partyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Santa Cruz Warriors guard Antonius Cleveland spends some floor time with the kids at the Walnut Avenue Women and Family Center as part of Project Pajamas. The center is one of the groups that receives donated pajamas each year.

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  2. On Gardening | Finding balance with plants and bugsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    When planning their gardens, many gardeners recognize the relationships between their plants and local wildlife. This ecological perspective has gardening implications for each of several categories of wildlife: birds, mammals, reptiles, and various invertebrates.

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  3. Make your garden resilientRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Native plants are uniquely adapted to their environment and provide food and habitat for insects, birds and other animals. Climate change is predicted to threaten the health of our ecosystems with droughts and storms, food shortages, shifting habitats and extinctions.

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  4. Letter | Santa Cruz's historic moment missedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Tuesday night, the first two African-American men to be elected in the history of the Santa Cruz City Council were sworn in, as was the first lesbian ever to be elected to the Santa Cruz City Council, in front of a standing-room-only crowd, with dozens more overflowing outside the council chambers. The first woman council member with African-American roots was sworn in as mayor, and one of the newly elected African-American men was sworn in as vice mayor.

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  5. Fish Rap: Catch limits on rockfish to increase in 2019, beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Will wonders never cease? In a move that can bring genuine benefits to the sport and commercial fishing industries along the entire West Coast, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced on Wednesday a liberal revision of federal rockfish restrictions for 2019 and beyond. Because rockfish stocks have rebuilt more quickly than NOAA scientists predicted, new catch limits may increase by more than 100 percent for some rockfish species.

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  6. Coast Line: Zine Fronteras publication launchesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The Santa Cruz Public Library System will celebrate the launch of Zine Fronteras, a new publication highlighting the immigrant experience, from 5:30-7 p.m. on Friday . at the Live Oak Branch Library, 2380 Portola Drive.

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  7. Coast Line: Leadership Santa Cruz seeks executive directorRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Leadership Santa Cruz County is currently hiring for the executive director position. This is a part time position that works under the direction of the Board of Directors.

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  8. Coast Line: Downtown businesses offer 'Downtown Dollars'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Downtown Dollars are popular as holiday gifts and are accepted at businesses throughout Downtown Santa Cruz. Downtown Dollars are available for purchase all year round at Bookshop Santa Cruz, the Downtown Information Kiosk and Pacific Cookie Company.

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  9. Sentinel ArchivesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Inmates at the Pelican Bay state prison have made artwork displayed at the nonprofit Barrios Unidos on Soquel Avenue in Santa Cruz. "Some draw beautiful women, others choose American Indians as their subject.

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  10. Santa Cruz County Stories: Dick Rogers, "Kidspot" cartoonist, was always drawn to drawingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The same day Dick Rogers retired, he went in for an emergency surgery for his gallbladder. After more than 50 years of drawing comics, one can"t help but wonder if the 83-year-old"s body was telling him it was time to put down the pencil.

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  11. Deputy chief cited for quick thinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Deputy Chief Rick Martinez was en route to check on a homeless camp near the Highway 1 overpass - about 35 feet above the San Lorenzo River - when he received reports of a young woman leaning over boulders below in an advanced plan to kill herself. It was about noon Nov. 27. Dense northbound traffic trickled by her.

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  12. New Santa Cruz City Council sees shakeupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Santa Cruz saw the swearing-in of the city's first two black male and first openly lesbian council members Tuesday night to chambers filled to overflowing. In addition to expanding the diversity on a City Council whose membership continues to include a majority of women, the body also voted to veer off the beaten path in its leadership selection protocols.

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  13. Art Seen | a Stockingsa returns to benefit Motion PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Samba dancers perform in "Stockings 2016" at Motion Pacific. Now in its sixth year, "Stockings" is an annual holiday cabaret fundraiser that brings together performance artists, dancers and musicians for a performance that benefits Motion Pacific, a nonprofit dance and performance venue in downtown Santa Cruz.

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  14. Big Wave Surfing: WSL's Mavericks Challenge may get green light next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Surfline projects a 'possible massive swell' late Sunday into Monday and that it 'could be one of the largest swells in years' Santa Cruz's Peter Mel and another surfer compete for a Mavericks wave at a big wave surf contest at the break near Half Moon Bay in 2013. Mel is among the invitees for the World Surf League's Mavericks Challenge, which could run next week.

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  15. Coast Line: Pacific Voices celebrates 25 years with performances Dec. 15, Dec. 15 in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The 70-voice choir, Pacific Voices will sing fan favorites from past repertoire, works by contemporary composers and African songs in celebration of 25 years as a choir at 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Peace United Community Church, 900 High St. If you have a news event or announcement for Coast Lines, email newsroom@santacruzsentinel.com and place "Coast Lines" in the email subject line. Coast Lines items are run at no charge.

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  16. DeMarcus Cousins continues to progress in second G League practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    With about 10 minutes left in his second practice with the Santa Cruz Warriors, all-star center DeMarcus Cousins threw down a thunderous dunk that gave a glimmer of what could be when he eventually returns to the lineup. "It felt good," Cousins said.

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  17. Watsonville City Council welcomes new mayor, membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Watsonville Mayor Francisco Estrada was elected to the council Nov. 6, representing District 4. Watsonville Mayor Pro Tempore Rebecca Garcia won re-election to the City Council in District 5 on Nov. 6. WATSONVILLE - The Watsonville City Council welcomed two new members on Tuesday, and swore in newcomer Francisco Estrada - the council's youngest member - as mayor. The swearing in ceremony, and bidding farewell to two outgoing members, capped off a year of tumultuous local politics in Watsonville.

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  18. Letter | There are many empty places homeless can sleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Regarding the notice just posted by our city manager: How can we accept that "the City of Santa Cruz is managing the situation as best as we can," when more than 100 people are sleeping on the wet ground in the rain? This is outrageous. The city must provide shelter for all these people, nothing less.

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  19. Olive Garden opening next week | Quick BitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The newest branch of chain restaurant Olive Garden is opening Monday, Dec. 17, in the former site of Marie Callender's at 3400 Clares St. The 7,000-square-foot restaurant will be able to serve more than 250 guests. Hours will be Sunday to Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. General manager Lisa Chiorello, who has worked for Olive Garden for 19 years, moved to Santa Cruz County from San Jose in May and is excited to share Olive Garden with the local community.

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  20. Coast Line: Panetta sets Dec. 12 hours for vets' services in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Rep. Jimmy Panetta announced staff mobile office hours for veterans' services in Santa Cruz from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Veterans Memorial Building, 846 Front St. Mobile office hours are an opportunity for veterans living on the Central Coast to meet with Congressional staff members. To schedule a meeting, call 831-424-2229.

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