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It's called "Lonesome Garbage Man" and it's the second album just released by Windy Hill, the local bluegrass band known for its white shirts, ties and cowboy hats, and its repertoire of new and traditional and lively tunes.
A home computer isn't going to improve a child's performance at school - but it also isn't likely to hurt it.
The future of Mid-County drew a crowd to Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary School on Tuesday for a public meeting led by Supervisor John Leopold to gather residents' input on what Live Oak and Soquel might look like in 20 years.
The Pajaro Valley Unified School District will recognize 65 graduating seniors as the 2013 recipients of the Seal of Biliteracy in a ceremony at 5 p.m. Wednesday﻿ on the lawn at district headquarters, 294 Green Valley Road.
David Robert Mason, 49, the man who threatened an elderly Santa Cruz couple, took their pickup and led police on a chase last week, was arraigned Tuesday on five felonies.
Software engineer, lawyer and professional golfer were a few of the professions that seventh-grade students offered up Tuesday while visiting UC Santa Cruz.
Michael Seadler, a former Santa Cruz and Santa Clara police officer, was arrested Saturday in Watsonville after officers allegedly found him with cocaine inside his Dodge pickup.
Staying up-to-date has never been simpler. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today! A new study in the journal Psychological Science took a look at the relationship between physical strength and political beliefs.
The marbled murrelet, that wondrous little seabird that stopped loggers from wiping out ancient giant coastal redwoods, is no match for the greedy dunces that run our State Parks.
California Secretary for Natural Resources John Laird will be honored by President Barack Obama on Wednesday as a Harvey Milk Champion of Change.
Roller coaster enthusiasts ride upside-down on the Riddler's Revenge roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Santa Clarita, Calif., in this April 1, 1998, file photo.
A rare and tiny island fox is on the verge of making a comeback from near-extinction in the Channel Islands, a rugged and wind-swept chain off Southern California, officials said Monday.
I would like to thank the staff at the Dominican Hospital ER who went above and beyond in caring for me: nurse Debbie, Kate, big Ron K. and Dr.
Q Are there any improvements along Highway 1 than can help make the drive, especially on the weekend, from Santa Cruz toward Monterey more enjoyable and timely where the highway goes from four to two lanes between Watsonville and Castroville? ... Why doesn't Caltrans or Monterey County build a four-lane road east of Elkhorn Slough? A ... (more)