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  1. Monterey County man shot on his wedding dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Campbell Reporter

    Watsonville police report a man was injured by gunshots in a driveby shooting on the Pajaro River Bridge about 11 a.m. Monday morning. Relatives say the victim was supposed to get married today and had been shot two years ago just up the street.

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  2. Two men sue, allege sexual harassment at FedEx WatsonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Campbell Reporter

    Two men who worked their way up to manager jobs at FedEx Ground's Watsonville terminal have filed a lawsuit against the company, alleging they endured months of harassment on the basis of sex, race and national origin by two senior managers who created a hostile work environment. Rodolfo Gonzales, who started as a baggage handler in 1999, advanced to inbound manager III, and Eric Rico, a service manager who started as a package handler in 2005, allege James Faris, senior manager at the Watsonville terminal, and James Taylor, sort manager, harassed them, according to the lawsuit filed by Winer McKenna & Burritt of Oakland.

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  3. Deputies: Santa Cruz County woman fell from vehicle and died, not a hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | The Campbell Reporter

    A 47-year-old Watsonville woman fell from a van and died on Lakeview Road on Sunday in what was earlier reported as a hit-and-run, according to the California Highway Patrol and Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office. Petra Velasquez was found dead about 7 p.m. Sunday on Lakeview Road north of Meredith Way outside Watsonville, Morales said.

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  4. Short, sharp earthquake jolts Central CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The U.S. Geological Survey said the 4.2 magnitude quake struck Tuesday afternoon and was centered 9 miles southeast of Ridgemark. It was felt in Salinas and Watsonville and other nearby towns.

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  5. Santa Cruz: Indigenous tribal band reclaims land stewardshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    For the Amah Mutsun, an indigenous people of the central coast, the land was never "theirs." They didn't think of the land as belonging to anyone.

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  6. Cupertino, Sunnyvale: Sajja pitches well, but Cupertino drops 4-1 'star decision to MorelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Cupertino Courier

    The long and arduous road to Williamsport, Pa., and the 70th annual Little League World Series has begun for hundreds of teams throughout the United States. That road, which began for local teams this past weekend with the start of the District 44 tournament, became a much more difficult task for the Cupertino Little League major division all-stars after they dropped their opener to Moreland Little League 4-1 to fall immediately into the loser's bracket.

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  7. Cupertino, Sunnyvale: Sajja pitches well, but Cupertino drops 4-1 'star decision to MorelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The long and arduous road to Williamsport, Pa., and the 70th annual Little League World Series has begun for hundreds of teams throughout the United States. That road, which began for local teams this past weekend with the start of the District 44 tournament, became a much more difficult task for the Cupertino Little League major division all-stars after they dropped their opener to Moreland Little League 4-1 to fall immediately into the loser's bracket.

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  8. Five tips to choose the best cornRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Wondering how to pick the best corn? It's all about location. On the East Coast, it's all about Jersey Corn.

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  9. Coroner ID's two killed in Highway 1 head-on collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Monterey County coroner's office has identified Jessica Carrillo, 34, of Watsonville and Jose German Sanchez, 33, of Santa Cruz as the woman and man who died as the result of a head-on collision June 4 on Highway 1 just north of Moss Landing. California Highway Patrol units responded to the collision, which occurred just south of Jensen Road in Monterey County about 11:15 p.m., CHP officer Jaime Rios said.

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  10. San Jose motorcyclist killed in Santa Cruz hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A 35-year-old San Jose man was killed Sunday in a hit-and-run on Highway 1 in Santa Cruz, the California Highway Patrol reported. The motorcyclist was on a 2015 Yamaha R6 headed south on Highway 1 south of River Street about 7:15 p.m., said CHP officer Brad Sadek.

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  11. Two die in Highway 1 head-on collision Saturday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    A Santa Cruz man and Watsonville woman died as the result of a head-on collision Saturday night on Highway 1 just north of Moss Landing. California Highway Patrol units responded to the collision, which occurred just south of Jensen Road in Monterey County at approximately 11:15 p.m., said CHP officer Jaime Rios.

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  12. Monterey whalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Cupertino Courier

    The Monterey Bay boasts whale watching year-round, but right now is a cetacean celebration as many species have returned north. While the gray whales are starting to leave for Alaska, pods of humpback, killer, blue and rare fin whales are breaching the bay's waters and splashing on the surface.

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  13. Whales flooding the Monterey BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Monterey Bay boasts whale watching year-round, but right now is a cetacean celebration as many species have returned north. While the gray whales are starting to leave for Alaska, pods of humpback, killer, blue and rare fin whales are breaching the bay's waters and splashing on the surface.

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  14. Trio arrested in Santa Cruz County marijuana dispensary burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Three Watsonville men were arrested early Thursday morning on suspicion of breaking into five marijuana dispensaries in Pleasure Point, Live Oak, Aptos, Felton and Ben Lomond, deputies said. Benjarmen Matthew Sanchez, 18, Gerardo Patricio, 19, and Edgar Alfaro, 19, were arrested after a short chase near Highway 9 and Glen Arbor Road in Ben Lomond about 5:30 a.m., said Santa Cruz County sheriff's Sgt.

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  15. Fresno man accused of forcing 16-year-old girl into prostitution in Santa Cruz CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    A Fresno man kidnapped a 16-year-old girl and forced her into prostitution in a Watsonville motel room, authorities said Wednesday. Marquis Keyon Bolden, who will be 35 on Thursday, was arrested on suspicion of felony lewd acts with a child, human trafficking, methamphetamine sales and other charges, said Santa Cruz County sheriff's Lt.

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  16. Mount Madonna's orphanage, rescues children, saves livesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Vickaazh Sharan works on his guitar technique after returning to his home at Sri Ram Ashram after a day working as a photographer in Haridwar. Sri Ram Ashram, founded and supported by members of the Mount Madonna Center community, is located in Shyumpar Village, not far from Haridwar in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

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  17. Seasoned Collector: 'Industrial chic' antiques rule at Goat Hill FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Goat Hill Fair, a show that has endeared itself to collectors since its inception in 2011, occurs May 14-15. At this semiannual event, producer Cyndi Garofalo melds a winning combination of merchandise artfully displayed by nearly 100 merchants.

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  18. Killer whalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Cupertino Courier

    Spyhopping is a behavior in which dolphins and orcas poke their heads above water to see what's around. This orca was photographed in Monterey Bay in fall 2015.

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  19. High number of killer whales spotted in Monterey BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | The Sunnyvale Sun

    Spyhopping is a behavior in which dolphins and orcas poke their heads above water to see what's around. This orca was photographed in Monterey Bay in fall 2015.

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  20. Santa Cruz County woman feared to have been kidnapped, found safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 33-year-old Watsonville woman who was pulled into a pickup was found safe late Friday afternoon after police investigated it as a kidnapping. The trouble started about 11:50 a.m. when Perla "Rocio" Luna Fernandez was walking with a friend near Main Street and West Lake Avenue, Trujillo said.

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