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  1. NorCal commercial crab season startsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    After a robust start to the Bay Area's commercial Dungeness crab season last November, supplies became strained around New Year's. Crabs off the state's far northern coast - Mendocino, Humboldt, Del Norte counties - had not reached maturity yet, so the California Department of Fish and Wildlife delayed the opening of that crab season.


  2. No smoking pot when driving or riding in carRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    If you want to jump in a car and smoke some weed Monday when recreational use of marijuana becomes legal in California, think again. A new state law makes smoking marijuana while driving or riding as a passenger illegal, and the California program may become a model to be used by other states.


  3. Wildfires: Utility blocked from charging ratepayers for wildfire costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    In a closely watched decision that could impact whether ratepayers are on the hook for billions in costs related to the Napa-Sonoma fires if PG&E is found at fault, the California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday denied a request from San Diego Gas & Electric to charge its customers $379 million related to three huge fires that the utility's power lines caused in 2007. By a 5-0 vote the commissioners, who are appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to regulate utilities, said that San Diego Gas & Electric had not operated its electrical system in a reasonable and prudent manner when the fires began, as state law requires.


  4. Christmas tree prices up amid shortage this holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Employee Ikaika Bargas, of Antioch, carries a Christmas tree at Santa's Winter Forest Christmas tree lot in Brentwood on Friday. Christmas trees are more expensive this year because of a shortage that stems back to the 2008 recession, when Christmas tree farmers planted fewer trees.


  5. High school football, Week 5: Aptos football puts stranglehold on Palmaa s title campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Aptos' Blake Wheeler breaks up a pass intended for Palma's Andrew Rivera in the first half of their Monterey Bay League Gabilan Division opener at Rabobank Stadium in Salinas on Friday. Aptos High's football team scored 35 unanswered points in the second half of the first Monterey Bay League Gabilan Division game in program history to stun powerhouse Palma 35-13 for the first time in school history.


  6. Mavericks surf contest permit sale to WSL further clouded by harbor commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Surfer and documentary filmmaker Grant Washburn talks about his film called “Maverick's” at the opening of an interactive exhibit on the surf break in 2008. Washburn was among the people who spoke out at the San Mateo County Harbor District commissioner's meeting Wednesday night.14, 2008.


  7. Job losses jolt Bay Area, South Bay, San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Buses ferrying tech workers back from their jobs in Silicon Valley to their homes in San Francisco have become a permanent part of the commute along Highway 101. The Bay Area shed 4,700 jobs in August, the worst month for job losses in seven years for the nine-county region.


  8. Caltrain sales tax measure closer to realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2013 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    SACRAMENTO >> A state Senate bill to allow local authorities to place a 1/8-cent sales tax for Caltrain on the ballot in Santa Clara, San Francisco and San Mateo counties cleared the Assembly on Friday, pushing it close to the finish line. Senate Bill 797, by Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, is part of an effort to raise $100 million annually for the popular train that shuttles more than 60,000 riders on weekdays up and down the Peninsula between San Francisco and San Jose.


  9. Martins Beach: Key vote could force billionaire Vinod Khosla to sell public route to beach he closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The gate for public access to Martins Beach in Half Moon Bay was closed on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Barbara Mallach ruled in favor of beach access with a decision requiring owner Vinod Khosla to obtain a permit from the Coastal Commission for any change in access to the beach.


  10. Jackie Speier calls for Trumpa s ouster using 25th AmendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    A Bay Area congresswoman is calling for President Donald Trump to be removed from the presidency under a never-before-used constitutional provision. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, on Tuesday became the first member of Congress to say that Trump should be removed from office with the 25th Amendment, following his latest comments blaming “many sides” for violence after white nationalist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia.


  11. Chronic Bay Area flooding could arrive as early as 2060, scientists sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    San Jose Fire Department rescuers evacuate residents from the flooded Nordale neighborhood near Kelley Park in San Jose on Feb. 21. Chronic flooding from rising seas could plague many Bay Area waterfront communities such as East Palo Alto, Alameda and San Mateo within three decades, a nonprofit science group said in a report released Wednesday. While other studies have predicted inundation of coastal cities, this new study by the Union of Concerned Scientists is the first to put dates on when towns that ring the San Francisco Bay would regularly experience chronic flooding.


  12. Members of Congress call on ICE to free detained Bay Area construction workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Marin supporters of Hugo Mejia, a San Rafael father detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials, rally at Congregation Rodef Sholom in San Rafael on May 15, 2017. It's been more than one month since Bay Area construction workers Hugo Mejia and Rodrigo Nuñez were detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement while reporting to a new project on the Travis Air Force Base.


  13. Coast Lines, June 23, 2017: Santa Cruz flight path move hits next stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The FAA completed a document that included recommendations from the Select Committee on South Bay Arrivals, a group of local politicians appointed by Congress members. The document has been sent to the Department of Transportation, and is not yet public, according to a spokesperson for Rep. Jackie Speier .


  14. Harbor District unable to delay Titans of Mavericks bankruptcy saleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    A court on Wednesday denied the San Mateo Harbor District's request to delay the sale of Titans of Mavericks assets, including the remaining four years of a permit issued by the agency for the big wave surf contest. Cartel Management Inc. holds the permit and is scheduled to auction it along with other assets tied to the Titans of Mavericks brand on June 1 as part of bankruptcy proceedings.


  15. Humans create a racket in Americaa s wildernessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Even in the wilderness, humans are creating noise pollution that poses a threat to wildlife and natural serenity, according to a first-of-its-kind study by scientists at Colorado State University and the U.S. National Park Service. The scientists found that man-made sounds created noise levels that were twice as high as background natural sounds in almost two-thirds of the nation's parks and protected areas.


  16. Bay Area hiring boom eases fears of downturnRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The Bay Area economy powered to a gain of more than 12,000 jobs in March, a hiring surge led by big employment upswings in the East Bay and Santa Clara County, state labor officials reported on Friday. The East Bay added 9,900 jobs in March, Santa Clara County gained 3,000 and the San Francisco-San Mateo area added 200 positions, according to the state's Employment Development Department.


  17. Western Intercollegiate: Suh, USC lead after shortened Day 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Viraat Badhwar, playing for Stanford alongside teammate Maverick McNealy, tees off on hole No. 10 at the Western Intercollegiate at Pasatiempo Golf Club in Santa Cruz on Saturday.


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