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  1. Silicon Valley sees huge rise in binge drinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | San Jose Mercury News

    Santa Clara County saw a nearly 28 percent rise in binge drinking from 2002 to 2012, the biggest increase of any California county, according to a major new study of alcohol use. Other counties in the greater Bay Area, including San Francisco, Alameda, San Mateo and Santa Cruz, also saw large jumps in binge drinking compared to the rest of the state.

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  2. 'Mrs. Doubtfire' robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Berryessa Sun

    Courtesy Santa Cruz Police Department - A surveillance camera image from the Rabo Bank on Mission Drive in Santa Cruz depicts a man dressed as a woman on April 3, 2015. According to Santa Cruz Police Department investigators, the man may have been casing the bank while dressed in the woman's disguise.

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  3. 'Mrs. Doubtfire' robbery suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | San Jose Mercury News

    Courtesy Santa Cruz Police Department - A surveillance camera image from the Rabo Bank on Mission Drive in Santa Cruz depicts a man dressed as a woman on April 3, 2015. According to Santa Cruz Police Department investigators, the man may have been casing the bank while dressed in the woman's disguise.

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  4. Santa Cruz: 'Mrs. Doubtfire' bank robbery suspect arrested in CarmelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Campbell Reporter

    A vehicle burglary suspect was connected to what police are calling the "Mrs. Doubtfire" robbery of a Santa Cruz bank earlier this month when Carmel police officers found a purse and a locket in his car, Santa Cruz police said Wednesday. Brandon Calantoc, 31, of Sand City, was pulled over by Carmel police at about 1:25 p.m. Monday, according to Santa Cruz police.

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  5. Water audits help homeowners meet drought goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Campbell Reporter

    After four years of record drought, Bay Area residents already have made many steps to reduce water use part of their routine, whether it's not watering every other day or leaving their car dirty. So with the governor now calling on residents to up their conservation game after another dry winter, many are left wondering what more they can do.

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  6. Humpback whalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | San Jose Mercury News

    Humpback whales feed on schools of anchovies less than a mile outside Moss Landing in Monterey Bay on Aug. 10, 2014. The federal government on Monday proposed removing most humpback whale populations in the world from the endangered species list, saying the majestic animal's numbers have dramatically recovered in the nearly 50 years since commercial whaling was banned.

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  7. San Jose: Overhaul of crime-analysis software for SJPD aimed for year's endRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Inside Bay Area

    For the first time in a decade, the police department is planning to update the software that analyzes crime patterns and projects where officers should be deployed based on those statistics. At Tuesday's city council meeting, the finance department will recommend budgeting about $500,000 to purchase a new crime mapping and prediction system and services from The Omega Group.

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  8. #BryanStow pitches @SJGiants home opener: Social media reactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | San Jose Mercury News

    The former Santa Cruz paramedic's public milestone in recovery from a brutal beating drew thousands Thursday to San Jose Municipal Stadium as the San Francisco Giants' Class A Advanced California League affiliate played the Bakersfield Blaze. Sometimes the best games don't come in boxes.

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  9. Chlorine, muriatic acid spilled in suspected DUI crash in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | San Jose Mercury News

    Empire Grade Road was closed for about nine hours Monday night and Tuesday morning after a driver flipped a pool maintenance truck and was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. About 10:20 p.m. Monday, 33-year-old Cory Stevens of Felton was driving a 2001 Ford F-250 south on Empire Grade south of Cave Gulch, said California Highway Patrol officer Brad Sadek.

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  10. Santa Cruz Nazi salute civil rights suit winds down after 13 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Milpitas Post

    A federal appeals court recently confirmed an earlier ruling in favor of the City of Santa Cruz in a 13-year-old free speech lawsuit involving vocal City Council critic Robert Norse. In a three-page ruling dated April 3, a U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit panel determined that no new jury trial was needed in Norse's suit, which in part involved city officials ejecting him from a 2002 council meeting for giving a mock Nazi salute.

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  11. Judge to set preliminary hearing for call girl accused in Google executive's heroin overdose deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Cupertino Courier

    Alix Tichelman is arraigned on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, on manslaughter charges for the death of Google executive Forrest Hayes as she appears in Santa Cruz County Superior Court with public defender Athena Reis. ) Public defenders Jerry Christensen, Larry Biggam and Athena Reis answer reporters questions in the Santa Cruz County Courthouse atrium after their client, Alix Tichelman, was arraigned on manslaughter charges Wednesday.

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  12. How Santa Cruz waitress, 22, got in hock $30,000 to Corinthian CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Campbell Reporter

    Makenzie Vasquez, 22, a server at Kianti's Pizza and Pasta, owes $30,000 in student loans at an eight-month medical assisting program at Everest College in San Jose that she says locked her out before she could finish. She's one of "the Corinthian 100," former and current students of Corinthian Colleges Inc., which was one of the largest for-profit colleges in the U.S., operating Everest College, Heald College and WyoTech.

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  13. Santa Cruz sand manRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | San Jose Mercury News

    The pain is circular, which is to say it never goes away, arcing through Brandon Anderton's body in long, looping waves. A line of shorebirds watches Anderton, moving methodically across the scrim of sand, as he carves a picture of the pain that has brought him back to the beach.

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  14. UCSC suspends Highway 1 protesters until 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Saratoga News

    The six UC Santa Cruz student protesters arrested in March for blocking Highway 1 for nearly five hours have been given a 10-month suspension and community service. Until Jan. 1, the students are not even allowed to enter campus, said their lawyer, Linda Rigas, who said they were also assigned 100 to 125 hours of community service.

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  15. Sand man leaves giant labyrinth-like circles on Santa Cruz beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Campbell Reporter

    The pain is circular, which is to say it never goes away, arcing through Brandon Anderton's body in long, looping waves. A line of shorebirds watches Anderton, moving methodically across the scrim of sand, as he carves a picture of the pain that has brought him back to the beach.

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  16. Daring (Food and Wine) Pairings in Santa CruzRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | San Jose Mercury News

    Who says you have to drink white wine with fish and red wine with meat these days? Culinary students at Cabrillo Community College in Aptos will get creative and mix it up for the "Dare to Pair" bites they whip up to go with wines from Surf City Vintners in Santa Cruz. In the sixth annual "Dare to Pair" competition, student chefs will team up with 12 wineries.

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  17. Party bus owner convicted of involuntary manslaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Milpitas Post

    A jury Wednesday convicted a party bus fleet owner of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a 25-year-old Santa Cruz woman who fell out of a faulty bus door that the owner knew about but ignored. Jon Reno St. James, 58, was immediately ordered into custody by Superior Court Judge Julia Alloggiamento after the clerk read the jury's verdict.

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  18. Bay Area is nuts about pickleballRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | San Jose Mercury News

    Three things to know about pickleball. It's fun, it's good exercise, and it has nothing to do with pickles, although noshing on a celebratory gherkin after a good game is not out of the question.

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  19. Mrs. Doubtfire robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Inside Bay Area

    Police on Tuesday released surveillance images of a man who robbed a branch of a Santa Cruz bank Friday disguised as a woman. The man went in to US Bank branch at 110 Morrissey Blvd. about 3 p.m. Friday and handed a teller a note that demanded money, said Santa Cruz police Lt.

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  20. Santa Cruz: Photos of 'Mrs. Doubtfire' bank robber releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The Campbell Reporter

    Police on Tuesday released surveillance images of a man who robbed a branch of a Santa Cruz bank Friday disguised as a woman. The man went in to US Bank branch at 110 Morrissey Blvd. about 3 p.m. Friday and handed a teller a note that demanded money, said Santa Cruz police Lt.

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