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  1. Santa Cruz man says 'I hate Fox News,' then allegedly attacks victim...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | The Sunnyvale Sun

    It appears that someone in the liberal bastion of Santa Cruz doesn't like the overtly conservative Fox News -- imagine that! -- or anyone dressing up like a Fox News reporter on Halloween, for that matter. At an unofficial Halloween gathering of 15,000 people in downtown Santa Cruz on Friday night, police said, an assailant said, "I hate Fox News," before grabbing the victim's microphone prop.

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  2. Bitcoin Car tour makes Santa Cruz visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    SANTA CRUZ >> The Bitcoin Car, a Canadian-based, four-wheeled promotional tour for the nascent digital currency, drove into downtown Santa Cruz on Friday afternoon and parked in front of Lulu's at the Octagon caf, the latest local merchant to invite bitcoin transactions. "Just four years ago, it was considered magic money and people were scoffing at it, but now you can find people in just about every community who are using bitcoin," said tour driver Robbie Davidson, the founding CEO of Kryptoz, a Canadian marketing company behind the tour.

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  3. Two replica guns seized at Harbor High School in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Police seized these two BB gun replica firearms from a student's backpack at Harbor High School on Thursday. SANTA CRUZ >> Two replica handguns were seized at Harbor High School on Thursday, just two weeks after another student was caught with a loaded, semiautomatic handgun at Mission Hill Middle School in Santa Cruz. 5 comments

  4. Two Santa Cruz bobcat deaths linked to rat poisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Milpitas Post

    After receiving a call in September about an ill bobcat and her cub at UC Santa Cruz, Duane Titus with Wildlife Emergency Services found the mother sleeping underneath a bush. The nursing kitten ran away.

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  5. Chili: Bowls in Santa Cruz, plus California champsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Head to the beach for the fifth annual Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Chili Cook-Off, in which more than 50 entrants will serve up chili samples. Amateur and professional teams will compete in the categories of red chili and vegetarian chili.

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  6. Online fashion retailer pays $1.8 million-plus to settle consumer protection suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Online retailer Justfabulous paid $1.8 million this week to settle a consumer protection lawsuit that painted the company as anything but what its brand name would suggest. "A lot of people were misled" by the El Segundo-based company, said Santa Clara County prosecutor Francisca B. Allen on Friday.

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  7. Increase in mountain lion sightings ushering in ways to coexistRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    An adult male mountain lion, who wandered into the city of Santa Cruz, looks out from behind a covering of brush along the Branciforte Creek aqueduct in May 2013 after wandering through a number of streets and backyards. APTOS >> Residents in Rio del Mar and Seascape have spotted a mountain lion and her cub more than 10 times since August.

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  8. CHP: Man severely injured in DUI crash near Scott CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    DAVENPORT >> A 19-year old Aptos woman was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI and felony hit-and-run Wednesday after she struck two men who were looking at the surf near Scott Creek, according to the California Highway Patrol. At least one person witnessed the crash and called authorities, and the woman was stopped on Mission Street in Santa Cruz not long after the 8:50 a.m. crash, said CHP officer Brad Sadek.

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  9. Memorials planned for Santa Cruz County District Attorney Bob LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    SANTA CRUZ >> Two events are planned this week to honor Santa Cruz County District Attorney Bob Lee, who died Saturday. A flag-lowering ceremony will take place at 8 a.m. Friday outside the Santa Cruz County Superior Court, 701 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, and a memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at Twin Lakes Church, 2701 Cabrillo College Drive, Aptos.

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  10. Fracking ban on the ballot in tiny San Benito County has big statewide implicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    Rancher Joe Morris is photographed at his ranch near San Juan Bautista, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. Morris is a supporter of Measure J, a San Benito County ballot measure that would make San Benito the first county in California to ban fracking by voters, if it passes.

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  11. Santa Cruz County District Attorney Bob Lee diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Santa Cruz County's top prosecutor Bob Lee, who advocated for justice for victims and was key in implementing the county's largest gang crime team, died in his Santa Cruz home Saturday morning after a battle with cancer. He was 57. "He has been surrounded for the last several months by an outpouring of support from family, friends and employees of the District Attorney's Office," Chief Deputy District Attorney Jeff Rosell said Saturday.

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  12. Law students, lawyers help UC Santa Cruz students avoid deportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    When UC Santa Cruz sophomore Jahir Salinas applied for a temporary reprieve from deportation, he called it his "first step coming out of the darkness, into the light." Salinas, who came to the U.S. from Mexico illegally at the age of 4, was granted a two-year pardon through Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a federal program passed in 2012.

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  13. Loma Prieta earthquake's 25th anniversary remembered with activities and eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Bay Area residents, public officials and emergency preparedness experts are gathering this week to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake. At various events, you can honor the victims, meet your neighbors, learn what to do in an emergency -- and help demonstrate how resilient the Bay Area is.

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  14. Loma Prieta earthquake's 25th anniversary remembered with activities and eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Bay Area residents, public officials and emergency preparedness experts are gathering this week to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake. At various events, honor the victims, meet your neighbors, learn what to do in an emergency -- and help demonstrate how resilient the Bay Area is.

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  15. Loma Prieta Earthquake's 25th Anniversary Honored with Activities and EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Bay Area residents, public officials and emergency preparedness experts are gathering this week to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake. At various events, honor the victims, meet your neighbors, learn what to do in an emergency -- and help demonstrate how resilient the Bay Area is.

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  16. Santa Cruz: Loaded semi-automatic gun found in middle-schooler's backpack, student arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 13-year-old Santa Cruz boy was arrested Oct. 9, 2014 after this .380 caliber semi-automatic with a fully loaded magazine and a round in the chamber was found in his backpack at Mission Hill Middle School in Santa Cruz. He was booked on suspicion of possession of a firearm on school grounds, and possession of a stolen firearm, according to Santa Cruz police.

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  17. Santa Cruz: Hit-and-run driver wearing clown mask attacks bicyclistRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Cupertino Courier

    A driver wearing a clown mask allegedly drove into a bicyclist in Santa Cruz last week in what police are calling a case of mistaken identity. The hit and run collision involving a pickup truck and a bicyclist occurred on Soquel Avenue on the San Lorenzo Bridge around 8:45 a.m. on Sept.

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  18. Los Gatos: Cats swamp Pioneers, now 3-0 in league playRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    When the Cupertino Pioneers hopped into the Los Gatos pool for a water polo game last week, they believed that they would prevail in the road game against the Wildcats. Los Gatos dominated the opening period, outscoring the Pioneers 7-0 before the first buzzer sounded, and cruised from there to a one-sided 14-1 victory over Cupertino.

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  19. Oakland woman faces felony charge in fatal Santa Cruz hit and runRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    An Oakland woman accused of hitting a 70-year-old Las Lomas man as he was crossing Pacific Avenue in August pleaded not guilty Monday to a charge of leaving the scene of the accident, a felony. The man, longtime Soquel business owner Adolfo "Adolf" Galvan, remained in a coma for 11 days later before dying on Sept.

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  20. Suspected Santa Cruz sandwich thief caught on cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | Milpitas Post

    Employees at New Leaf Community Market on Pacific Avenue reported chasing a man out into their back parking lot when they witnessed him leaving with a pre-made sandwich he did not pay for around 6:45 p.m., Santa Cruz Deputy Police Chief Steve Clark said. When confronted, the suspected allegedly threw down the sandwich, pulled out a knife and brandished it in a threatening manner, Clark said.

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