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  1. Prepping the coast for a disaster: Nick Gottuso coordinates emergency ...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... storms or earthquakes, Gottuso said. The coastside zone spans between south of Devil's Slide Tunnel to the Santa Cruz County line and east to Skyline Boulevard, Gottuso said. "It's about 300 square miles and lots of small communities that are a long ...

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  2. Sheriff's department leading future of policingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scotts Valley Banner

    There was standing room only when Congresswoman Anna Eshoo of the 19th Congressional District spoke at the end of January about the 21st Century Policing Policy. She congratulated the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Department for being the first in California to adopt, in its entirety, the policing policy developed by the White House's leading law enforcement experts.

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  3. Owners advised to vaccinate pets in Santa Cruz CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KRON 4

    Santa Cruz County pet owners are advised to vaccinate their animals in response to a rise in the number of raccoons found with distemper, animal shelter officials said. The viral disease can lead to a high mortality rate among raccoons, but doesn't pose a threat to people, county animal shelter officials said.

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  4. Cops and Courts: Feb. 6, 2016: Watsonville drinking in public call turns up weaponRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The Santa Cruz County Anti-Crime Taskforce arrested two men Thursday night in response to reports of a group drinking in public on the 100 block of Grant Street in Watsonville. As taskforce members approached the group just before 9 p.m., two men walked away, said unit commander Lt.

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  5. Community Bridges celebrates 40 years of Meals on WheelsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Meals on Wheels supports flooded the Chaminade Resort on Friday afternoon where the program hosted its annual Food from the Heart event to celebrate their 40th anniversary. SANTA CRUZ >> In celebration of 40 years providing local seniors with daily nutritious meals at their homes, Meals on Wheels for Santa Cruz County - a program of Community Bridges - hosted its third annual fundraising event “Food from the Heart” at the Chaminade Resort & Spa on Friday afternoon.

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  6. Lighthouse Bank taps Jon Sisk as president; Lane Lawson is CEORead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... becoming chief executive officer. Jon Sisk, 53, who helped organize Lighthouse Bank in 2007, then joined Santa Cruz County Bank in 2013, is returning as Lighthouse Bank's president. “They won't have to find a new chief credit officer,” ...

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  7. Santa Cruz City Council to Vote on Santa Cruz Shakespeare's New HomeRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Department for a 2-year lease on a site in the park located on Upper DeLaveaga Park Road near the Santa Cruz County Regional 911 Center and the former Cabrillo Stroke Center. "Please show up in person on February 9 at 7pm at the City Council ...

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  8. Watsonville drinking in public call turns up weaponRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    WATSONVILLE >> The Santa Cruz County Anti-Crime Taskforce arrested two men Thursday night in response to reports of a group drinking in public on the 100 block of Grant Street. As taskforce members approached the group just before 9 p.m., two men walked away, said unit commander Lt.

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  9. Peter Boutell, Lending a Hand: What happens when appraisal comes in below sales price?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Every home purchase that involves a mortgage will require an appraisal and sometimes that appraisal may not justify the sales price that a buyer is willing to pay for a home. Fortunately, this is not a common occurrence in Santa Cruz County but when it does happen, there hopefully will be a solution so the transaction can close.

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  10. New Leaf Markets Donate 2 Tons of 'Smart Chicken' Poultry, $14K To...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Patch.com

    PHOTO from left: David Rivas, inventory coordinator, Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County; Suzanne Willis, development and marketing officer, Second Harvest; Eric Gorham, sales and marketing representative, Smart Chicken; Tiffany Wong, agency relations coordinator, Second Harvest; Chris Farotte, meat and seafood Director, New Leaf Community Markets; Grace Galvan, director of agency network services, Second Harvest; Zach Shull, marketing assistant, New Leaf. SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA - New Leaf Community Markets and its partner MBA Poultry, the producer of Smart ChickenA poultry, have donated 4,500 pounds of nutritious Smart Chicken to Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County.

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  11. Veteran-benefitting Journey for Change starts in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... it makes you feel like you're weak if you admit that. Now, I don't have any problem doing that.” Santa Cruz County Supervisor Zach Friend said he is supportive of the ideas the Journey for Change is touting, after hearing them from Gray, one ...

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  12. Santa Cruz County officials warn pet owners of rise in raccoons with distemperRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Reported Santa Cruz County cases of potential distemper in raccoons since January 2015. Yellow: distemper reports, January 2015 through November 2015.

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  13. Cops and Courts: Feb. 2, 2016: Aptos man arrested on suspicion of Soquel arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Santa Cruz County Sheriff's deputies arrested an Aptos man Tuesday on suspicion of purposefully setting 10 cars on fire in Soquel. Deputies served a search warrant at the home of Brian Tell, 44, where they found a shirt and jacket that matched what the suspect was wearing in surveillance video from the day of the fires on Jan. 20, said Lt.

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  14. Santa Cruz Realtor predicts 6 percent uptick in home listings; $703,944 median price in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... SANTA CRUZ >> For the past six years, home buyers have seen fewer and fewer listings on the market in Santa Cruz County. The huge inventory of homes foreclosed in the wake of the 2008 economic collapse have been sold by lenders. Values have ...

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  15. Soquel arson suspect attacked in Santa Cruz jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KSBW-TV

    ... DETAILS FROM ACTION IS ARSONIST WAS ATTACKED. PHIL: GOOD AFTERNOON, EVERYONE. BRIAN TELL IS HERE AT THE SANTA CRUZ COUNTY JAIL, AND HE WAS ATTACKED BY TWO INMATES EARLY APPEARANCE. TWO INMATES ATTACKED HIM WHILE HE WAS EATING BREAKFAST HERE AT COURT ...

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  16. Access rights to play key role in Santa Cruz County water-sharing planRead the original story

    Thursday | Planning

    Feb. 04 -- SANTA CRUZ -- As Santa Cruz County agencies seek joint solutions to the region's long-term water shortage concerns, the city of Santa Cruz's ability to share its excess surface water flows are a key consideration. On Tuesday, the Santa Cruz City Council will consider approving an environmental study forging the first water-sharing bridge between the city and Soquel Creek Water District with a small-scale water sharing project.

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  17. $25 million effort to save farmland on the San Mateo County coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Contra Costa Times

    Worried that artichokes, Brussels sprouts and strawberries are losing ground to trophy homes and subdivisions, a Bay Area conservation group that has spent much of the past 38 years saving land for parks and wildlife is launching a new effort to help a different species: farmers on the San Mateo County coast. The Peninsula Open Space Trust, a nonprofit organization based in Palo Alto, on Thursday plans to announce it will spend $25 million over the next 10 years on a campaign to triple the amount of protected farmland between Pacifica and the Santa Cruz County line.

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  18. Anti-fracking initiative in the works for Monterey CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KSBW-TV

    ... county. Monterey County is the only one in the area that doesn't have oil regulation. Two years ago, the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors approved a ban and in 2014, voters in San Benito County did the same. "Our concern really is about water. ...

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  19. Peninsula Open Space Trust plans to help young farmers on San Mateo County coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... the next 10 years on a campaign to triple the amount of protected farmland between the Pacific and the Santa Cruz County line. Since 1984, the Bay Area's nine counties have lost nearly 200,000 acres of cropland, orchards and vineyards, much of it to ...

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  20. Swimmers To Brave Cold Water for Warm Meals On Saturday: You In?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    ... who wonder if they are going to have dinner." Saturday's event raises money for Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County and other community food banks, and will feature dozens of swimmers, food, sun (if the forecast holds), and bagpipers. By ...

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