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  1. Drought, then deluge pits neighbor against neighbor over water rates in Santa Cruz MountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Milpitas Post

    Victoria Pearce, volunteer president of the Aldercroft Heights Water Board, uses a rain barrel to catch rain water at her home in the Santa Cruz mountains near Los Gatos, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. Pearce is in charge of enforcing water rationing in the neighborhood as a result of the ongoing drought.

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  2. UC Santa Cruz police seek man suspected of attempting to kidnap student at knifepointRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Cupertino Courier

    UC Santa Cruz police are looking for a man who tried to kidnap a student at knifepoint when he surprised her from the backseat of her car in a university parking lot Thursday night. About 7 p.m., the student entered the driver's side of her car in the North Remote Parking Lot, near Heller and McLaughlin drives, when a man emerged from the backseat of the vehicle and held a knife to her, UCSC police Chief Nader Oweis said.

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  3. Illegal mountain biking jeopardizes access to favorite spot for Bay Area ridersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Campbell Reporter

    Mountain bikers creating their own trails threaten access to a favorite destination for Santa Cruz and Bay Area riders. In addition to everyday usage of the Soquel Demonstration State Forest, the annual Santa Cruz Super Enduro race could also be on the chopping block.

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  4. Los Gatos storms to 4-0 soccer win over HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    Santa Cruz certainly took a pounding when heavy surf crashed on the beaches of the coast side community when the recent storms hit Northern California. Harbor High School of Santa Cruz discovered, though, that last week's pounding didn't just come from the skies--it also came from the Los Gatos boys soccer team.

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  5. Petaluma man arrested as suspect in graffiti vandalism from Santa Cruz to SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Milpitas Post

    Police arrested a 21-year-old Petaluma man Monday, who they say is responsible for vandalism crimes up and down the West Coast including Santa Cruz. In June, a suspect vandalized city parks, walls fences and two police vehicles with graffiti, Santa Cruz Police Deputy Chief Steve Clark said.

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  6. Thomas D. Elias column: Anti-Semitism continues to fester on UC campusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2013 | Inside Bay Area

    Few disputes fought by student governments have ever been as acrimonious as those raging intermittently across this state over whether to push University of California regents and the trustees of other universities to join an international campaign against Israel. This movement seeks to boycott Israeli companies and academics, demands divestment from companies doing business there and calls for trade sanctions.

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  7. Pot proponents in Santa Cruz worry about possible changes to cultivation rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | San Jose Mercury News

    Bad apple marijuana cultivators harming the environment and neighborhood quality of life are spoiling it for everyone else, say upset pot proponents. Santa Cruz County leaders have been working to draft amendments coming before the Board of Supervisors on Jan. 13, which aim to address problems caused by some marijuana grows while making sure that dispensaries are able to meet the needs of their clients.

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  8. Bay Area storm: Flash flood warnings, tree injures child, thousands without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Campbell Reporter

    A major storm known as an "atmospheric river" hammered the Bay Area on Thursday morning, trapping a child under a tree in Santa Cruz, wreaking havoc on freeways, knocking out power to thousands and delivering more than 3 inches of rain to some locations. The storm first tore through the North Bay, where some of the higher locations received more than 4 inches of rain by mid-morning.

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  9. UC Santa Cruz student accused of stabbing partnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Campbell Reporter

    A 21-year-old UC Santa Cruz student was arrested Sunday after allegedly stabbing a person he was in a relationship with, university police said Monday. Victor Guzman-Solano was taken into custody after 3 a.m., when police were called to his Stephenson College dorm room.

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  10. Alleged 'harbor hooker' accused in Google exec's death wants more video from prosecutors, policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | San Jose Mercury News

    Attorneys for Alix Tichelman, the alleged call girl charged in the heroin overdose death of Google executive Forrest Hayes, believe Hayes met other women on his yacht. "We have some indication from other materials that there may have been some previous encounters on the boat," Jerry Christensen, one of three public defenders for Tichelman, said outside Santa Cruz County Superior Court on Friday.

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  11. After Google exec's death, overdose of Alix Tichelman's boyfriend is re-investigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Campbell Reporter

    Men seem to fall at the feet of Alix Tichelman. Then they tend to die of heroin overdoses, police said Thursday.

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  12. Woman charged in Google exec's death no stranger to heroin overdosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Campbell Reporter

    Men seem to fall at the feet of Alix Tichelman. Then they tend to die of heroin overdoses, police said Thursday.

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  13. Donated toys stolen in Santa Cruz, AptosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Inside Bay Area

    Unknown suspects stole toys from two Santa Cruz County Toys for Tots donation sites last week, an estimated loss of 100 gifts or more, said regional coordinator Delilah Valadez. "Culprits drove up to two sites, one in Aptos and the other in the city of Santa Cruz, and made off with gifts placed into collection bins," Valadez said in a release.

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  14. Widow of Graniterock CEO brings Northern California construction...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | The Campbell Reporter

    For more than 25 years, she's served as the resident historian at Graniterock, the Watsonville-based construction materials and service company. And lately she's found herself immersed in the arts.

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  15. School threat investigation continues in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Campbell Reporter

    While Santa Cruz police seized computer equipment, tracked leads and interviewed two "persons of interest" in a mass-shooting threat case at Santa Cruz High School, a person who claims to have sent the email to the principal continued his conversation with the Sentinel and police. His emails ranged from wanting to play chess online to saying his friends wouldn't snitch to cocky explanations about why he wouldn't get caught.

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  16. Woman suspected in vandalism of Santa Cruz mosqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | San Jose Mercury News

    Black graffiti of the Star of David was found on the front door of a mosque in Live Oak on Wednesday, and Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputies are investigating it as a hate crime. Spray paint of the star, which is a Jewish symbol, and above it the number "26" were written on a white front door of the Islamic Center of Santa Cruz at 900 17th Ave. early Wednesday morning, said Santa Cruz County sheriff's Sgt.

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

    Friday Nov 21 | 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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  18. '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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  19. 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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  20. 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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