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  1. California police dog back on duty after stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    WALNUT CREEK >> Authorities say a police dog who was stabbed multiple times while trying to take down a suspect last month has recovered and returned to work. The East Bay Times reports the dog, named Sheyna, was trying to help take down a man suspected of hitting a pedestrian with his vehicle when she was stabbed.

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  2. Army: Walnut Creek solider dies after falling ill during Ranger SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    FORT BENNING, Ga. >> A 21-year-old Army officer has died after falling ill during his first day at the military's grueling Ranger School in Georgia.

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  3. California coast: Oceanfront farmland preserved along San Mateo County coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    A fledgling effort to preserve working farms is growing along San Mateo County's scenic coast with the addition of a 96-acre Brussels sprouts farm three miles south of Pescadero. Providing scenic oceanfront views and sitting adjacent to a state beach along Highway 1, it's the kind of property that environmentalists in the past would have added to the state parks system.

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  4. Dow and S&P rally to new recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Stocks reached a new milestone Tuesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average closing at an all-time high on optimism over a new jobs report showing robust employment growth in June. “The headwinds for the economy are pretty foreboding: Bond yields are plunging, which suggests a slow economy this year, next year and the year after,” said Michael O'Neill, president of Lafayette-based Sage Investment Management.

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  5. San Francisco Bay: $12 parcel tax for wetlands has big financial backersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    A hiker enjoys the views of wetlands at Alviso Marina County Park in Alviso Wednesday. Measure AA is the first Bay Area-wide measure ever put on the ballot.

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  6. Claim: Pittsburg police secretly lowered its crime stats for decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    PITTSBURG >> For more than two decades, the Pittsburg Police Department has secretly and inappropriately lowered its felony crime stats, according to an explosive claim by a former high-ranking officer of the agency. Officers were taught to funnel cases with a lack of credible witnesses, workable leads or unlikely prosecution into a category called “suspicious circumstances,” which would keep those felonies, such as assaults or robberies, from reaching the FBI.

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  7. Soquel Union Elementary School District weighs potential bond measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    CAPITOLA >> A recent poll suggests that voters in the Soquel Union Elementary School District would approve a potential November bond measure to update school buildings. School district leaders reviewed the survey results at the school board's meeting Wednesday night at New Brighton Middle School in Capitola.

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  8. Stocks gyrate through roller coaster on Thursday, end sharply lowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Stocks tumbled Thursday, with both the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 plummeting more than 1 percent during a roller-coaster ride on Wall Street in response to worries about economic growth and the crash in energy and commodity prices. The blue-chip Dow fell 1.6 percent, the broad-based S&P 500 dropped 1.2 percent and the tech-focused Nasdaq slipped 0.4 percent.

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  9. Bay Area home sales slow in October, but prices rise againRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Home sales slowed in October across the Bay Area, dropping by just under 2 percent from the year before even as prices kept going up. In what could be a bit of relief for buyers weary of competitive bidding, the sales dip marked a break from the brisk pace of recent months when new record highs were set in an already pricey market.Sales of single-family homes had risen on a year-over-year basis during each of the previous seven months, going back to March.

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  10. Aptos man accuses Safeway of underfilling tuna cansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    SANTA CRUZ >> Safeway, the nation's second largest supermarket chain, is accused of shortchanging customers by selling them underfilled store brand canned tuna in a class action lawsuit filed on Nov. 5 in California Northern District federal court in San Francisco. Plaintiff Ehder Soto of Aptos said in court documents that recent government testing uncovered that the cans of tuna he purchased regularly from a local Safeway didn't contain the full 5 ounces of tuna advertised on the label.

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  11. Society helps UCSC students overcome difficult pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The Smith Renaissance Society board president Shawn Cervantes, second from right, spends the lunch hour with UC Santa Cruz student Sarah Goldberg at the Cowell College dining room Wednesday. Who: The Smith Renaissance Society provides academic, social and financial support to UCSC students who lack traditional family support afforded most of their peers; typically, students who have endured multiple adverse childhood experiences such as neglect, abuse, abandonment and homelessness.

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