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  1. Cluster of great white sharks has Monterey Bay scientists in aweRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | SFGate

    Marine biologist Giancarlo Thomae boarded a helicopter to photograph this great white shark offshore Seacliff State Beach in Aptos in Monterey Bay that he estimated at 18 or 19 feet, 5,000 pounds. It was one of 15 great white sharks Thomae counted within a half mile of shore.

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  2. Now with video: Great white shark swims under kayak at Aptos...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | SFGate

    A great white shark near Santa Cruz swam under a kayak on Tuesday - and the paddler, a marine biologist out to see the sharks, snapped a series of photos unlike anything ever seen on the central coast. "I was just off the cement ship when this 8-foot great white shark swam right under my kayak," said Giancarlo Thomae, who works as an interpretive specialist for a whale watching operation.

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  3. Santa Cruz great white swims under kayak, paddler gets photos...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | SFGate

    A great white shark near Santa Cruz swam under a kayak on Tuesday - and the paddler, a marine biologist out to see the sharks, snapped a series of photos unlike anything ever seen on the central coast. "I was just off the cement ship when this 8-foot great white shark swam right under my kayak," said Giancarlo Thomae, who works as an interpretive specialist for a whale watching operation.

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  4. 18-foot great white shark the biggest among 15 at Monterey Bay...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | SFGate

    The shark sightings occurred just offshore Seacliff State Beach at Aptos near the ruins of the cement ship in Monterey Bay The shark sightings occurred just offshore Seacliff State Beach at Aptos near the ruins of the cement ship in Monterey Bay The shark sightings occurred just offshore Seacliff State Beach at...Aptos near the ruins of the cement ship in Monterey Bay Shark researchers reach out with an extended pole with a camera mount and underwater GoPro to film video of great white shark Shark researchers reach out with an extended pole with a camera mount and underwater GoPro to film video of great white shark Shark researchers reach out with an extended pole with a camera mount...and underwater GoPro to film video of great white shark A scientist in a helicopter sighted and photographed a great white shark at Monterey Bay estimated at 18 feet long and perhaps 5,000 pounds.

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  5. 15 great whites spotted near cement shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | SFGate

    Marine biologist Giancarlo Thomae boarded a helicopter to photograph this great white shark offshore Seacliff State Beach in Aptos in Monterey Bay that he estimated at 18 or 19 feet, 5,000 pounds. It was one of 15 great white sharks Thomae counted within a half mile of shore.

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  6. 18-foot great white shark the biggest among 15 at popular...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | SFGate

    The shark sightings occurred just offshore Seacliff State Beach at Aptos near the ruins of the cement ship in Monterey Bay The shark sightings occurred just offshore Seacliff State Beach at Aptos near the ruins of the cement ship in Monterey Bay The shark sightings occurred just offshore Seacliff State Beach at...Aptos near the ruins of the cement ship in Monterey Bay A fisherman points to the sighting of a great white shark -- not aware that another is right behind his boat A fisherman points to the sighting of a great white shark -- not aware that another is right behind his boat A fisherman points to the sighting of a great white shark -- not aware...that another is right behind his boat A fisherman extends a long gaff hook near his boat, perhaps an attempt to ward off a great white shark A fisherman extends a long gaff hook near his boat, perhaps an attempt to ward off a great white ... (more)

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  7. What's blamed for California's drought? Basically everythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | SFGate

    In this Nov. 19, 2014, file photo, workers plant strawberries in Watsonville, Calif.California's historic drought is also sparking a flurry of finger-pointing and blaming. Advocates for various causes are using the four-year dry spell to shore up opposition on everything from unauthorized immigration to eating hamburgers.

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  8. Suspect killed after shooting police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | SFGate

    A Watsonville police officer remains in stable condition after being shot by an armed suspect who then was shot and killed by other officers on the scene. The incident occured on Saturday evening on a levee along the Pajaro River, south of Santa Cruz and roughly two miles inland from Highway 1. At least two officers were pursuing a man along the river at about 6:20 p.m. when the suspect fired at the officers, striking one in the chest, according to a statement released by the Watsonville Police Department .

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  9. Fugitive wanted in '91 massacre, turned over to MexicanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | SFGate

    Heriberto Gomez Galicia, 62, was turned over to Mexican authorities May 6, 2015. He was arrested in Watsonville in 2014 on suspicion of killing seven people, including an 8-year-old child, and wounding four others in Mexico in 1991.

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  10. California Assembly passes bill banning 'Redskins' as mascotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | SFGate

    Assemblyman Luis Alejo , D-Watsonville, said the use of the "R-word" as a team mascot is derogatory and unacceptable, and that the four remaining high schools in the state that continue to use the controversial name should be required to make a change. Under AB30, schools would have until 2017 to phase out the use of Redskins.

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  11. Assembly passes bill banning 'Redskins' as mascotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | SFGate

    Assemblyman Luis Alejo , D-Watsonville, said the use of the "R-word" as a team mascot is derogatory and unacceptable and the four remaining high schools in the state that continue to use the controversial name should be required to make a change. Under AB30 schools would have until 2017 to phase out the use of "Redskins" as mascots.

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  12. Watsonville farms open for picking juicy fruitRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | SFGate

    The irresistible blend of a salty ocean breeze and scented strawberries signals springtime in Watsonville. Berry season is well under way, and these three farms open their fields so you can pick your own.

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  13. Mother dog, who survived sandbag tossing that killed pup, isRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | SFGate

    Investigators are looking for whoever is responsible for stuffing two dogs, a mother and her young puppy, into sandbags and throwing them from a moving vehicle near Watsonville on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. On Sunday, Beverly, as the mother dog was named at a shelter, was taken home by a new owner after being rehabilitated.

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  14. Monterey: No-nonsense meringue gets a rockin' makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | SFGate

    Monterey Meringues fresh out of the oven in Watsonville. Owners Domenick Allen and wife Leigh Zimmerman, both former performers, infused the classic treats with a classic-rock sensibility.

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  15. Reward for arrest in dog-tossing death up to $25,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | SFGate

    The reward being offered for information leading to an arrest in the case of two dogs, a mother and her puppy, who were thrown from a moving car, killing the younger dog last week in Watsonville, ballooned to $25,000 Tuesday after a massive donation from an anonymous donor. The reward being offered for information leading to an arrest in the case of two dogs, a mother and her puppy, who were thrown from a moving car, killing the younger dog last week in Watsonville, ballooned to $25,000 Tuesday after a massive donation from an anonymous donor.

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  16. 4 dead in head-on crash near Aptos - alcohol suspectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | San Francisco Chronicle

    Four people were killed and four were injured when a car collided with a pickup truck on a rural road in Santa Cruz County on Sunday evening, authorities said. The head-on crash occurred about 8 p.m. when a 2004 Mercedes-Benz traveling westbound on Freedom Boulevard near the community of Aptos swerved across the center line and struck an oncoming 2014 Ford F-150, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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  17. $6,000 reward for arrest in dog-tossing deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | SFGate

    A $6,000 reward has been offered for information leading to whoever is responsible for stuffing two dogs, a mother and her puppy, into sandbags and throwing them from a moving vehicle in Watsonville on Feb. 20. A $6,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest in the case of two dogs, a mother and her puppy, being stuffed into sandbags and thrown from a moving car, killing the younger dog last week in Watsonville. Around 5 p.m. Friday, officers from the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter responded to a report of an abandoned dog and puppy on Minto Road, a rural dead-end north of Watsonville often used to dump old furniture and other garbage.

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  18. Mother dog, pup stuffed in sandbags, tossed from car in Santa Cruz Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | SFGate

    Investigators are looking for whoever is responsible for stuffing two dogs, a mother and her young puppy, into sandbags and throwing them from a moving vehicle in Watsonville on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. Santa Cruz County officials are asking the public to help identify the person who stuffed two dogs, a mother and her puppy, into sandbags and threw them from a moving car, killing the younger dog.

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  19. Bill would cap large payouts to school superintendentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | SFGate

    A California lawmaker wants to limit the generous - sometimes six-figure - payouts that school districts award school superintendents who leave their jobs. Assemblyman Luis Alejo , D-Watsonville, said the state needs to reduce the severance pay school districts - and ultimately taxpayers - give superintendents who are terminated or voluntarily leave before their contracts expire.

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  20. Massive interest in new licenses continues as lawmakers reach outRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | SFGate

    Jose Antonio Vargas shares his new license with the author of the law that made it possible, Assemblyman Luis Alejo, D-Watsonville. Vargas, a Filipino-born journalist who moved to the Bay Area when he was 12, was thrust into the spotlight in 2011 when he revealed in a New York Times magazine cover story that he was living in the United States without legal permission.

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