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Capitola, California is located in Santa Cruz County. Zip codes in Capitola, CA include 95010. The median home price in Capitola is $687,000 which is roughly $518/per square foot. More Capitola information.

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Saturday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

How educators are working to save career courses

Capitola Police Chief Rudy Escalante teaches a criminal justice ROP class at Soquel High where ROP classes are in jeopardy unless school districts identify funding. SANTA CRUZ >> When Capitola Police Chief Rudy Escalante was a Santa Cruz High student 35 years ago, he took a criminal justice class from professional law enforcement officials through the county's Regional Occupation Program, and it affirmed his desire to be a cop.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Capitola fireworks date changed to Oct. 11

CAPITOLA >> The Monte Foundation's fireworks benefit to raise money for a Capitola skate park has a new date: Oct. 11. The change came about after city officials learned of a wedding planned Oct. 12 at a restaurant on the wharf, which was slated as the fireworks staging area. The wedding involved people coming from out of state who had booked hotel stays.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Business Digest, Sept. 12, 2014: Lighthouse Bank adds director Castellanos

He is the founder and owner of CASCO Property Management, owner and operator of apartment complexes in Silicon Valley and Santa Cruz County, and is real estate liaison at Verifyle Inc. in San Jose. He lives in Saratoga and Capitola, and has served on the board of Disabled Sports Far West USA, the Tri-County Apartment Association and Junior Achievement.

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Examiner.com

Don't miss Gourmet Grazing benefit with a wide array of food & wine

It's time for the 11th annual Gourmet Grazing on the Green, where you can enjoy a large amount of first-rate food -plus beverages from local wineries, breweries, and distilleries-in a friendly and festive atmosphere. And you will be helping support the very worthwhile Santa Cruz Cancer Benefit Group .

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Ramona Turner, Street Smarts: Give bikes 3 feet law begins Tuesday

On Tuesday, California's new three-foot bike-passing law goes into effect. To spread the word and to douse misconceptions, People Power will join local elected officials, as well as representatives from the Watsonville and Scotts Valley Police Departments, the Capitola AAA office, the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission, and the Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency, in hosting an educational event outside Santa Cruz City Hall at 10 a.m. In the past year in Santa Cruz County, at least three cyclists have been killed and many more have been injured in automobile collisions.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Capitola murder trial delayed until January

SANTA CRUZ >> The murder trial of a 26-year-old Capitola man was halted in the middle of jury selection this week and pushed to January. Defendant Marcos Chavez's attorney, Tom Wallraff, asked for more time to prepare after he received case information for the first time on Friday, he said.

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Examiner.com

Family fun at the Capitola Art and Wine Festival

Looking for a fun family outing this weekend? Make plans now to attend the 32nd Annual Capitola Art and Wine Festival in Capitola Village, just south of Santa Cruz. This year's festival features live entertainment, a kid's craft area, more than 160 artists, 20+ Santa Cruz Mountains wineries, and about a dozen local food vendors.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Capitola to discuss water cutbacks at Esplanade Park Thursday

CAPITOLA >> The city of Capitola, which two years ago was the fifth-largest customer in the Soquel Creek Water District, reports it has cut water consumption by 32 percent this year and is looking at further cutbacks at Esplanade Park, where an outdoor shower for beach-goers to wash off sand has come under criticism. Steve Jesberg, the city's public works director, who analyzed water use in the beach-front park found the upper lawn of the park behind the bandstand uses four times as much water as the patch of grass by the shower.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Jerry's Sports closes after 36 years

SANTA CRUZ >> After 36 years in business, Jerry's Sports has closed on the Eastside, to the dismay of local residents. "They closed?! That was my childhood go-to for sporting gear," said Brett Turner of Scotts Valley in a tweet from the University of Arizona, where he is a freshman.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Temporary relocation of downtown Santa Cruz library could be costly

APTOS >> The cost of relocating the downtown library branch during a $26 million renovation of the Church Street facility could cost five to seven times as much as originally estimated. Director Teresa Landers told the library board Monday making improvements to a leased space for the downtown branch could cost $2.5 million to $3.5 million as opposed to the $500,000 estimated in a breakdown of expenses for projects included in a $63 million facilities plan.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Disaster Preparedness Fair: Community gets up close and personal with life-saving tips

Hank Moeller of Bonny Doon's Community Emergency Response Team douses flames using a fire extinguisher during the Disaster Preparedness Fair outside of Home Depot in Soquel on Sunday. SOQUEL >> Using a fire extinguisher is not as easy as it looks.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Water Online

City Of Santa Cruz Selects CapPlan Water

Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, recently announced that the City of Santa Cruz Water Department, California, has selected Innovyze CapPlan Water as its drinking water infrastructure management and risk assessment solution.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Soquel Creek water board delays rationing plan

CAPITOLA >> Saying the public doesn't understand or support a proposed 20-year water rationing program, the Soquel Creek Water District board voted unanimously Tuesday to redo it and take greater community input.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Hits and misses, Sept. 3, 2014: Labor Day weekend crowds flock to beaches, parks

HIT >> If you ever wanted a Labor Day weekend that wasn't overly laborious, this was it.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Capitola seeks bids for above-ground skate park

The city of Capitola is requesting proposals to design, build and install a skate park on McGregor Drive near the city limit.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Coast Lines, Sept. 3, 2014: Capitola presents Movies at the Beach Friday

Capitola will present Movies at the Beach at 7:30 p.m. Friday, with "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory."

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

KSBW-TV

Capitola Begonia Festival blooms with bright colors

THOUSANDS OF FLOWERS DECORATED DOWNTOWN TODAY FOR THE 62ND ANNUAL BEGONIA FESTIVAL.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Coast Lines, Sept. 1, 2014: Monday's Begonia Festival events

Bring poles, all ages. Tally begins at 11 a.m. Santa Cruz company Reusable Solutions Group is launching Bagito reusable liners for home and office to replace of plastic in recycling containers, non-wet trash cans and yard waste bins.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Nautical Parade the star of annual Capitola Begonia Festival

An elaborate lion float with a moving head makes its way underneath the Stockton Avenue bridge in Capitola Village on Sunday afternoon during the annual Begonia Festival Nautical Parade.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Social Media Snapshots: 62nd annual Begonia Festival

The 62nd annual Begonia Festival's Nautical Parade took place Sunday in Capitola.

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Beach Hazards Statement for Santa Cruz County was issued at September 14 at 9:01PM PDT

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