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  1. Teen claims responsibility for shooting threat at Santa Cruz High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    A day after Santa Cruz High School was shut down because of an email threat of a mass shooting, a student who says he's 16 and sent the email, went to school Thursday as if nothing had happened. The student, who contacted the Sentinel by four anonymous Twitter accounts and then with an exchange of masked emails Thursday, said he was an honor student with an interest in technology and no criminal record.

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  2. 'Incoherent' email threat but no bomb at Brentwood high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Heritage High School was put on lockdown Wednesday after two threats of violence -- a student wanting to harm classmates and an anonymous emailer who said they would blow up the school if they weren't paid, officials said. The threats, unrelated according to officials, kept students in class from around 1 p.m. until school let out at 3 p.m., Principal Larry Oshodi said.

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  3. Santa Cruz High closed after mass-shooting threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Santa Cruz police are investigating an email threat of a mass shooting at Santa Cruz High, where school district officials cancelled classes out of precaution Wednesday. Deputy Police Chief Steve Clark said Principal Karen Edmonds received the email Tuesday night and Superintendent Kris Munro contacted authorities.

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  4. Santa Cruz council expands stay-away orders for parks, beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    SANTA CRUZ >> On a 5-1 vote, the Santa Cruz City Council on Tuesday granted police officers and park rangers authority to ban repeat violators of municipal codes for up to a year from parks and beaches. The ordinance allows authorities to issue longer stay-away orders to those who camp illegally, smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol, use or sell drugs, and urinate or defecate - problems city leaders say remain frequent in Harvey West Park, the San Lorenzo River levee, Grant Street Park and elsewhere.

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  5. 'Gang war' in Santa Cruz ID'd at heart of 2012 Freedom Boulevard overpass shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    SANTA CRUZ >> Freedom Boulevard overpass murder suspect Christopher Herrera believes he is a "soldier in a gang war," the prosecution said Tuesday during closing arguments in his murder trial. Tuesday's arguments ended testimony in a trial ongoing since Oct. 27, involving Herrera, 23, of Las Lomas and two other men who accepted plea deals in the case to testify against the defendant.

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  6. Fifteenth Santa Cruz police officer injured on duty in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    SANTA CRUZ >> An intoxicated 21-year-old Scotts Valley man injured a Santa Cruz police officer's ankle during his arrest Sunday, marking the fifteenth officer from the agency injured on duty this year. Chase Nicholas Desjardins was on the 100 block of Walnut Avenue about 10 a.m. Sunday when someone reported him as a suspicious person, said Santa Cruz Deputy Police Chief Steve Clark.

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  7. Massive starfish die-off in Pacific Ocean linked to mystery virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    A diseased sea star, photographed at Davenport Landing. Since last year, millions of starfish have died off along the California and Pacific coast, but researchers believe they have isolated the cause, a virus that appears to have 'gone rogue.'

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  8. Nicholson Vineyards opens along Corralitos TrailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    New Santa Cruz winery: Nicholson Vineyards has debuted a 750-square-foot tasting room adjacent to the vineyards, gracing the property on Aptos' Corralitos Wine Trail, which is surrounded by redwood trees and apple orchards in Aptos. At the heart of the tasting room -- formerly the winery's barrel room -- is a bar crafted from a huge redwood.

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  9. Los Gatos: Town approves building veterans memorial, but more needs to be doneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    Members of the Veterans Memorial & Support Foundation of Los Gatos have completed an estimated 3,800 hours of work toward their goal of building a veterans memorial at the civic center, where residents can pay their respects to the nation's military. So far, that work is paying off.

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  10. Santa Cruz tech on the rise, attracting interest from London to FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    VivoInspire.com , a company of 50 employees that developed technology to help students build good habits, acquired Santa Cruz startup Arqetype, moved its headquarters from London to Santa Cruz and signed a lease for the Westside with plans to add 20 jobs in the next year. Santa Cruz startup PredPol, with software to help police departments visualize where crimes such as pedestrian homicide will happen, is moving into bigger space at the Wrigley Building on the Westside and expects to grow from 35 to 50 employees.

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  11. Oakland woman faces December court hearing for fatal hit-and-run in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Milpitas Post

    Hit-and-run defendant Joanna Steele leaves court Friday with a departing word from her attorney Mary-Margaret Bierbaum. Friends and family of hit-and-run victim Adolfo Galvan placed pictures of Galvan and the defendant Joanna Steele on the courthouse steps Friday.

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  12. No charges yet filed against Scotts Valley's alleged Fox News haterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    The court arraignment of a Scotts Valley man who has gained viral Internet notoriety for allegations that he attacked a man dressed as a "Fox News" anchor downtown on Halloween was delayed Wednesday. Sean Kory, 26, of Scotts Valley, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and evading arrest on Pacific Avenue on Friday night after Santa Cruz police say he was in a fight with another man.

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  13. Probe continues into 11-year-old boy's death at Aptos poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    No foul play is suspected in the death of an 11-year-old Aptos boy who was found unconscious in a swimming pool and pronounced dead Friday. Santa Cruz County sheriff's Sgt.

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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

  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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