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Santa Cruz County Newswire

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  1. Santa Cruz County firefighters help battle Soberanes FireRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Strike teams of fire engines make their way in the Rancho San Carlos area of Carmel Valley while fighting the Soberanes Fire on Wednesday. SANTA CRUZ >> Santa Cruz County firefighters this week joined five strike teams to help battle a wildfire near Big Sur that has grown to nearly three times the size of the Forest of Nisene Marks State Parks.

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  2. Infections prompt cleaning at Simpkins pools in Live OakRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    LIVE OAK >> The four swimming pools at Simpkins Family Swim Center reopened Thursday after two children reported infections and the pools were cleaned on Wednesday. Two cases of cryptosporidium were found in children who visited the swim center July 13, said Santa Cruz County spokeswman Jason Hoppin.

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  3. News in brief for the July 29 ArgusRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Fremont Bulletin

    With the goal of raising $30,000, Abode Services has launched its Make a House a Home campaign to help formerly homeless people buy household items such as kitchen utensils, beds, work desks and baby cribs. The fundraising drive, in partnership with HandUp.org , will allow Abode Services to continue serving thousands of individuals and families who are leaving homelessness behind, the Fremont-based nonprofit said.

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  4. One year after killing of Santa Cruz 8-year-old girl, trial set for teenRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... according to court documents. He faces life in prison without the possibility of parole if convicted, Santa Cruz County District Attorney Jeff Rosell has said. Gonzalez waived his right to a preliminary hearing in February. He is due in court Feb. ...

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  5. Boy rescued from sand hole at Santa Cruz County beachRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    A 13-year-old boy stuck in a sand hole was rescued at Palm State Beach near Pajaro Dunes on Tuesday. The boy, who was visiting from London, had been digging a hole more than 4 feet deep when it collapsed on him about 2:25 p.m., said State Parks Lifeguard Supervisor Eddie Rhee-Pizano.

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  6. LifeAID Beverage hiring with investment from KarpReillyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... stores and mom-and-pop markets. They have signed an agreement with Elyxir Distributing, which serves Santa Cruz County, and last week pitched grocery giant Kroger. Currently, LifeAID has 26 employees and is hiring in sales, customer service and ...

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  7. Simpkins Swin Center offers child careRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... families and groups of parents coming together and taking turns getting a workout in, said Jeff Gaffney, Santa Cruz County director of Parks, Open Space and Cultural Resources. “This allows them to swim together while their children are ...

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  8. Airplane noise committee to discuss Santa Cruz County flight pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    SANTA CRUZ >> A committee of political leaders tasked with fixing airplane noise in the Silicon Valley area will turn its attention to problems facing Santa Cruz County at its next meeting. The Select Committee on South Bay Arrivals will meet 1-4 p.m. Aug. 4 at Palo Alto City Hall, 250 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, to discuss the flight path over Santa Cruz County that's garnered more than 1 million noise complaints since it was changed in March 2015.

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  9. Artisans Gallery turns 40 with a partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Artisans Gallery, the downtown Santa Cruz retailer that allows local artists an entry into the marketplace, is celebrating 40 years with a party open to the public on Saturday, July 30. The business began as a cooperative that highlighted Santa Cruz County artists and craftspeople, but was rescued after the Loma Prieta Earthquake by John and Juleen Lisher. After John Lisher's death in 2008, the business was sold to Linnaea Holgers who first began working at Artisans in 1992.

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  10. Santa Cruz Metro Awarded $3.8 Million Federal GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mass Transit

    ... award will bolster our efforts to meet two important goals: Providing efficient transportation options to Santa Cruz County residents seeking high paying jobs in Silicon Valley and moving toward a zero-emissions bus fleet that will contribute to ...

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  11. Cops and Courts: July 27, 2016: Santa Cruz robbery defendants to be arraignedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    On July 17, Liam Cronan of Santa Cruz and Adam Hyman of Felton, both 27, were at the home of a 28-year-old man on the 3100 block of Stanley Avenue in Santa Cruz, said Santa Cruz County sheriff's Sgt. Roy Morales.

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  12. Opinion July 27, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Metro Santa Cruz

    ... around the world need to take the lead in steering our societies away from fossil fuel dependency. In Santa Cruz County, driving is our biggest source of emissions, and we should be working to reduce our miles traveled in the county rather than ...

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  13. Quick Bites, July 27, 2016: Humble Sea eyes spot on Municipal WharfRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... on Saturday, Sept. 17. Learn more at www.santacruzfarmersmarket.org or on Facebook . Grazing on the Green, Santa Cruz County's premier event for food and artisan libations, will be noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 24 in Aptos Village Park. Celebrating the ...

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  14. Locals near top of Wharf to Wharf raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Salinas Californian

    Locals near top of Wharf to Wharf race Seaside's Geovanni Oseguera was 16th overall Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/2a29tB8 Seaside's Geovanni Oseguera was the top Monterey County runner in the Wharf to Wharf race this past weekend in Santa Cruz County. The annual six-mile run starts near the Santa Cruz Wharf and goes along the coast to the Capitola Wharf.

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  15. Deadly virus in Santa Cruz County threatens pet rabbitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... at Animal Hospital of Soquel, has seen the virus before. Outbreaks are sporadic, she said. The last one in Santa Cruz County occurred two years ago. Myxomatosis is carried by native cottontail rabbits, but they are not harmed by the virus, Stern ...

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  16. Santa Cruz Warriors arena: Stay or go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Inside Bay Area

    ... Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and likely would need to expand into neighboring parcels owned by Seaside and Santa Cruz County. One business likely affected by a Front Street arena expansion would be nearby Wheel Works at 220 Front St. Store manager ...

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  17. Deadly virus threatens pet rabbitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... at Animal Hospital of Soquel, has seen the virus before. Outbreaks are sporadic, she said. The last one in Santa Cruz County occurred two years ago. Myxomatosis is carried by native cottontail rabbits, but they are not harmed by the virus, Stern ...

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  18. Final farmersa market breakfast event finds focus on foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... Nicole Zahm, education and events coordinator for the program, asked how many in the crowd shopped at a Santa Cruz County farmers' market, prompting nearly everyone in the crowd to raise their hand. Zahm switched her question around, asking who ...

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  19. Several small fires reported in Santa Cruz CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    COUNTY >> The weekend was off to a hot start as fire crews responded to numerous fire reports throughout Santa Cruz County from Friday night into Saturday afternoon. At 10 p.m. Friday, a small wildland fire near Bronte Avenue and Delta Way in Watsonville started several other small fires but was under control within an hour, dispatchers said.

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  20. YouthSERVE hosts appreciation event for youth volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... us in the community,” said Desiree Farnal, a coordinator at YouthSERVE, an offshoot program of the Santa Cruz County Volunteer Center focused on connecting kids with projects. “This is just a way for us to celebrate them. We appreciate ...

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