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  1. Homeless men saved driver from burning car after crashRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SFGate

    It happened Tuesday when a runaway big rig plowed into a car on Highway 1 in Santa Cruz, California, causing it to catch fire with the driver trapped inside. Robert Woodlief and John Thompson watched the horrific collision unfold.

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  2. Wildfire in Santa Cruz Mountains forces evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SFGate

    The blaze, called the Bear Fire, currently stretches over 25 acres and is burning east of Middleton Drive, according to Cal Fire. The agency's Twitter account for the Santa Cruz area noted that the fire has extended into the surrounding vegetation at Bear Creek Road and Mayfair Road.

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  3. 14 injured as big-rig crash and fire shuts down Highway 1 inRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 13 | SFGate

    The CHP has closed the northbound lanes Highway 1 from the Highway 17 on-ramp all the way to River Street in Santa Cruz. The CHP has closed the northbound lanes Highway 1 from the Highway 17 on-ramp all the way to River Street in Santa Cruz.

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  4. 10 best hikes for ocean views in Santa CruzRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 11 | SFGate

    The SS Palo Alto, is seen just offshore broken apart at the end of the pier at Seacliff State Beach, in Aptos. The SS Palo Alto, is seen just offshore broken apart at the end of the pier at Seacliff State Beach, in Aptos.

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  5. Cal Fire Responds To Vegetation FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | SFGate

    Firefighters are responding to a vegetation fire near 5001 Branciforte Drive in Santa Cruz, Cal Fire said on Twitter.

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  6. Suite Spot: West Cliff Inn, Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | SFGate

    Gold Rush prospector Sedgewick Lynch, who built the landmark Italianate mansion on West Cliff Drive in 1877, can take credit for the former; Shelley Post, president of Four Sisters Inns, can claim the latter, having supervised a three-year renovation before the 10-room inn opened in 2007. Late fall and winter are ideal times to enjoy both the views and amenities at bargain rates.

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  7. Santa Cruz pizza-throwing expert finally finds recipe to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | SFGate

    Justin Wadstein of Sleight of Hand Pizza shows off his pizza-tossing skills while selling pies at the Felton Farmers Market in Felton. Justin Wadstein of Sleight of Hand Pizza shows off his pizza-tossing skills while selling pies at the Felton Farmers Market in Felton.

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  8. David Kinch has a reason for pursuing more casual projectsDavid Kinch ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | SFGate

    His Michelin 3-star Manresa, which Kinch opened nearly two decades ago in Los Gatos and where he still spends a majority of his time, is an institution in the fine dining world. And while the chef enjoys being in the kitchen, crafting critically-acclaimed tasting menus priced at $275 per person, he has no intention of expanding his fine dining footprint.

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  9. Suspect arrested in hit-and-run that killed UC Santa Cruz studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | SFGate

    Jesus Covarrubias, 26, from Rancho Cucamonga, was arrested Monday on suspicion of a felony hit-and-run that left a 20-year-old UC Santa Cruz student dead. Jesus Covarrubias, 26, from Rancho Cucamonga, was arrested Monday on suspicion of a felony hit-and-run that left a 20-year-old UC Santa Cruz student dead.

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  10. Sleepy, laid-back Aptos waking up with new offeringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | SFGate

    It's difficult to be thought of as a destination city when, technically, you're not really a city. Even the state of California lists tiny Aptos as a "tentative city."

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  11. Surfing legend Frosty Hesson's guide to California's most...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | SFGate

    Large statured and emblazoned with platinum-white hair, surfing icon Richard "Frosty" Hesson is often found standing near his home at the end of 36th Avenue in Santa Cruz, watching the swell come in, as he has for decades. He's quick to strike up conversations with people passing by.

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  12. Un-holy history of Holy City, Bay Area's most racist tourist trapRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | SFGate

    Holy City, headquarters of California Gubernatorial candidate William E. Riker circa 1940. Holy City, headquarters of California Gubernatorial candidate William E. Riker circa 1940.

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  13. The un-holy history of Holy City, the Bay Area's most racistRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | SFGate

    Holy City, headquarters of California Gubernatorial candidate William E. Riker circa 1940. Holy City, headquarters of California Gubernatorial candidate William E. Riker circa 1940.

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  14. Pair of wildfires cover Santa Cruz area in smokeRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 4 | SFGate

    Firefighters at the Mendocino Complex fire. California has been using inmate firefighters to fight a series of large and complex fires all over the state.

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  15. Rincon Fire Near Santa Cruz At 25 AcresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | SFGate

    The Rincon Fire, first reported about 9:30 p.m. Saturday, continues to burn tonight, having now claimed about 17 acres of heavy timber in the steep, remote hills north of Paradise Park in rural Santa Cruz County, Cal Fire said tonight. That acreage total was revised downward from 20 acres stated earlier today because of "more accurate mapping," Cal Fire said tonight.

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  16. Ntozake Shange, black feminist poet and playwright of 'For...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | SFGate

    Ntozake Shange, a black feminist poet and playwright who brushed aside linguistic conventions, racial barriers and criticism from her male peers to compose works of bracing honesty and searing beauty - most notably her 1976 theatrical debut, "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf" - died Oct. 27 at an assisted-living community in Bowie, Maryland. She was 70. Her daughter, Savannah Shange, an anthropology professor at the University of California at Santa Cruz, confirmed the death but did not give a cause.

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  17. Report: No Data Exists To Support Presumption Of Safety At...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | SFGate

    An independent report, one of two released Thursday on the safety of the former Hunters Point Naval Shipyard in San Francisco, said no data exists to support the presumption the shipyard is safe. One of the reports, by the Committee to Bridge the Gap, said, "The great majority of the site was never tested for radioactivity, and what measurements were made ignored the great majority of radionuclides."

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  18. 3 Suspects Arrested In Connection With Murder Of Missing ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | SFGate

    A man and two teenagers were arrested Tuesday in connection with the murder of a man whose body was found on Saturday in unincorporated Soquel, Santa Cruz County sheriff's officials said today. Bernardo Rodas, 41, of Santa Cruz, was first reported missing on Oct. 10, according to the sheriff's office.

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  19. 9 lies you've been told about earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | SFGate

    Seismologists can't make a specific prediction that an earthquake, perhaps magnitude 6 or greater, will definitely occur in a short time interval, perhaps a week, in a limited area, perhaps the San Francisco Bay area. What they can do is forecast the probabilities of earthquakes of different sizes, and the shaking they will cause, over a long time period such as decades.

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  20. Somehow everyone survived this horrific wrong-way DUI crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | SFGate

    The crash was reported at 11:44 p.m. on southbound Highway 17 north of Mount Hermon Road. Jesus Lopez Moreno was driving north in the southbound lanes on the highway in his 1999 Volkswagen Jetta when he struck a 2014 Mazda sedan driven by a 19-year-old Santa Cruz man, CHP officials said.

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