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Santa Cruz, California is located in Santa Cruz County. Zip codes in Santa Cruz, CA include 95061, 95064, and 95060. The median home price in Santa Cruz is $699,000 which is roughly $500/per square foot. More Santa Cruz information.

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3 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

Santa Clara County explores fireworks 'social host' law

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday decided to crack down harder on illegal fireworks by holding property owners responsible for the growing problem.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz Etsy entrepreneur classes: Turning a hobby into income and a business

Diane Steverson is participating in the Etsy program to get her wedding cake topper business off the ground.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

UCSC alum wins Emmy for HBO's "True Detective"

SANTA CRUZ >> UC Santa Cruz alum Cary Joji Fukunaga has won the "Outstanding Director for a Drama Series" Emmy for the HBO series "True Detective."

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Aromas homicide victim was transient from Santa Cruz

AROMAS >> The man whose body was found shot off the roadway Friday has been identified as Francisco Macario Diaz, Monterey County Sheriff's Office Cmdr.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Hits and misses, Aug. 27, 2014: Finally, road washout repairs underway in county

HIT >> It's hard to remember when winter storms were so severe that local roads were washed out, but that really happened.

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Times-Standard

Baby sea stars hit coasts

With a wasting disease decimating populations of sea stars across the West Coast, local marine researchers are finding some solace in large numbers of returning juveniles making their way back to the coastline.

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Indybay.org

Mideast Migraines - Joan Rivers hates Arabs

Demands are made upon comedian Joan Rivers to apologize for racist and insensitive comments, or for her employers to fire her.

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The Salinas Californian

People trashing Central Coast beachesPeople trashing Central Coast...

People trashing Central Coast beaches 815 pounds of waste removed from Central Coast beaches Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1tEifJz If area beach cleanups Sunday were any indication, an upcoming annual trash pickup, including along Monterey County beaches, is going to be a doozy.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

KSBW-TV

What Napa can learn from Santa Cruz and Loma Prieta quake

LOMA PRIETA EARTHQUAKE NEARLY 25 YEARS AGO. WHEN THAT 6- POINT-9 QUAKE STRUCK ...PARTS OF DOWNTOWN SANTA CRUZ WERE COMPLETELY DESTROYED.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz volunteer group kick-starts local grass-roots ideas

Students Isabella Cuturuffo and Bridget O'Neill prepare a salad at Soquel's Teen Kitchen Project for families in crisis due to illness.

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Ukiah Daily Journal

Looking About - local team offers college application aid

If you have a student in high school who has not yet begun attacking the subject of college applications, essay and the bazillion other components of getting into higher education, there is help for you.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz photographer to share images, research of marine life

A humpback whale mother and calf feed on abundant anchovies just offshore near Moss Landing, while two men enjoy the spectacle from the beach.

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KION 46

Santa Cruz police: Oakland woman fled after hitting pedestrian

An Oakland woman was arrested on felony hit-and-run charges after she allegedly struck a pedestrian with her car and kept going, Santa Cruz police said.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Loaded gun seized from wanted felon in Santa Cruz

SANTA CRUZ >> Police seized a handgun from a 32-year-old Santa Cruz felon after he was spotted on the Westside last week.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz workshop teaches water-saving irrigation technique to residents

Ecology Action water outreach conservation specialist Marcus Mendiola walks a group of homeowners through a hands-on laundry-to-landscape irrigation workshop in Santa Cruz on Sunday.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Indybay.org

SCPD Message to African-Americans, "Get Your Black Ass Out Of My City"

The same tactics of racial profiling and police intimidation used by cops in Ferguson, MO occur right here in Santa Cruz.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Street Smarts, Ramona Turner: Don't toss flaming cigarette butts out car windows

Q In this high fire danger period, is it illegal for a driver to toss a lit cigarette out the window? I observed a spark trail from a cigarette tossed out of a black mini SUV with disabled plates on Highway 17 at 8 p.m. last Saturday.

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San Diego NewsCape

Broadening the 'SCOPE' of microbial oceanography

The Simons Foundation, a New York-based philanthropic organization that supports a range of basic science research, has made its first venture into microbial oceanography with a $40 million award to fund the creation of the Simons Collaboration on Ocean Processes and Ecology , a five-year program centered at the University of Hawaii at Manoa to ... (more)

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LA Observed

Bay Area hit by 6.1 quake, strongest since Loma Prieta

An earthquake centered between the cities of Napa and Vallejo woke up the entire Bay Area and a swath of Northern California at 3:20 Sunday morning.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Justine DaCosta, Name Dropping: Weill latest local to join centenarian club

Weill was born in Brooklyn in 1914. He served 22 years in the U.S. Army, working in field hospital support units in the states, the South Pacific, Korea and Germany.

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