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BEN LOMOND >> Family and friends of a 21-year-old Ben Lomond woman are looking for clues in her recent disappearance from a San Jose drug rehabilitation center.
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Those races include local city councils and school boards, as well as fire, water and park districts and the Santa Cruz Port Commission.
WHEREAS, The Santa Cruz County Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California believes that all four remaining defendants charged in the Santa Cruz Superior Court action collectively known as the "Occupy" cases, i.e., Gabriella Ripley-Phipps, Cameron Laurendeau, Franklin Alcantara and Brent Adams, are local activists working ... (more)
The Santa Cruz Water Department said one man eliminated a hefty fine caused by a running toilet by attending "water school."
WATSONVILLE >> In fields surrounding Watsonville, hundreds of workers are picking strawberries.
The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission is analyzing the feasibility of passenger rail transit service along the 32-mile Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line.
A 38-year-old Watsonville man is headed to prison for 15 years for attacking his wife on Christmas Day.
SANTA CRUZ >> Rates of sexually transmitted diseases are zooming upward across Santa Cruz County, and county health officials say people finding anonymous sex on the Internet is a major reason.
California State Parks and Central Coast Lighthouse Keepers will celebrate the 125th anniversary of the first lighting of the Point Sur Lighthouse from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Point Sur State Historic Park.
SANTA CRUZ >> A statewide bill that appears headed for passage would allow private security guards and other transit employees to issue tickets for bad behavior around Santa Cruz County transit stops and stations.
SANTA CRUZ >> A Capitola man will face charges in an alleged road rage incident where he is accused of firing a flare gun into a moving car.
The Santa Cruz County District Attorney's Office, as a member of the California Food, Drug and Medical Device Task Force, is part of a consumper protection settlement against True Health LLC, Health Resources LLC and VRP Manufacturing LLC. The three companies manufacture a variety of nutritional supplements -- including "ultimate colon care ... (more)
The Aromas Burger features charbroiled Angus beef with bacon, Monterey Jack cheese, and grilled mushrooms and onions on a toasted bun.
Swinerton Builders, the contractor for the UC Santa Cruz Coastal Biology Building, is seeking subcontractors for more than a dozen aspects of the project including mechanical, electrical, drywall, concrete, roofing and paint.
WATSONVILLE >> A 36-year-old Salinas man was arrested Saturday afternoon after several witnesses called police to report a man in a Lexus with a gun.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 12:08 pm
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