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  1. Santa Cruz volleyball instructor faces prison if convicted of charges ...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Saratoga News

    A 49-year-old Santa Cruz volleyball coach was charged Wednesday with sending harmful material to a minor and failing to register as a sex offender, both felonies that could lead to more than three years in prison, attorneys said. In Santa Cruz County Superior Court, Club Shoreline Volleyball coach Kjell Nilssen arrived with more than a dozen supporters.

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  2. Bill aims to educate big-rig drivers in wake of Highway 17 fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | San Jose Mercury News

    Trailing a big-rig crash in July that killed a 25-year-old Santa Cruz man on Highway 17, a new state bill aims to require more driving education for inexperienced truckers. State Sen. Bill Monning, D-Carmel, said he introduced the bill Tuesday to help prevent crashes like the one that killed 25-year-old Daniel McGuire on July 10, 2014.

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  3. Santa Cruz giant water slide event plans nixedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Campbell Reporter

    An entertainment company formerly eying more than a dozen locations for one-day rollouts of its giant 1,000-foot long water slide events has removed all California listings, including Santa Cruz, from its website. Locally, the Utah-based Slide the City's special event permit application proposed to shut down Bay Street and Bay Drive for 20 hours on Oct. 10, not far from UC Santa Cruz.

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  4. Flattened wavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Berryessa Sun

    Surfers head out to ride the waves at the popular surf break known as Steamer Lane in Santa Cruz, Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. A rapidly changing global climate could determine the fate of surfing in Santa Cruz in the new century.

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  5. Attorneys inch toward trial in heroin overdose death of Google executiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Campbell Reporter

    Supporters of Alix Tichelman display signs to courthouse visitors Monday morning prior to Tichelman's appearance in court. Alix Tichelman, the 'Harbor Hooker' accused of manslaughter in the heroin death of her client, Google executive Forrest Hayes, leaves court Monday morning in front of her parents seated in the front row.

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  6. Climate change may flatten Santa Cruz's famed surfing wavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Campbell Reporter

    Surfers head out to ride the waves at the popular surf break known as Steamer Lane in Santa Cruz, Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. A rapidly changing global climate could determine the fate of surfing in Santa Cruz in the new century.

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  7. Review: Doug Carn opens Bay Area tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Campbell Reporter

    Forty years ago, in the heyday of his career, organist Doug Carn put out a series of albums on the Black Jazz record label. They were dynamite, filled with great tunes -- like jazz reflections of Earth, Wind and Fire -- and they had a militant, uplifting energy, coming in the wake of John Coltrane's revolution and the black power movement.

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  8. Authorities unravel Santa Cruz volleyball coach's pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Campbell Reporter

    More teen girls may have been victimized by a 49-year-old Santa Cruz club volleyball coach accused of attempting to have sex with a 16-year-old girl, authorities said Thursday. Kjell Nilssen, a volunteer coach at Club Shoreline Volleyball, used Facebook and WhatsApp -- a mobile messaging application -- to make sexual advances toward at least one girl, said Santa Cruz County sheriff's detective April Skalland.

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  9. Deputies seek woman who abandoned baby in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Inside Bay Area

    Jeanette Susan Herum, a 29-year-old woman from Santa Cruz, gave birth to a boy at Sutter Maternity Center in November 2012. This week, Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputies tried to revive her case by distributing Herum's picture to the media and offering details of her disappearance.

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  10. Lifeguards rescue three teens at Rio del Mar during busy weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    State Parks lifeguards rescued three 14-year-old Aptos girls who struggled in the surf off Rio del Mar on Saturday, authorities said. The girls were brought to the beach about 3:40 p.m., said State Parks Public Safety Superintendent Bill Wolcott.

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  11. Deputies: Santa Cruz volleyball coach attempted sex with minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Campbell Reporter

    A 49-year-old coach at Shoreline Volleyball Club has been accused of attempting to have sex with a teen girl who played at the club, Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputies said Tuesday. Kjell Nilssen of Santa Cruz coached indoor and beach volleyball for more than 20 years and ran the private club with his wife, said Sgt.

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  12. Man injured in fall from rail at Santa Cruz Beach BoardwalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Campbell Reporter

    A 20-year-old man was injured Saturday after he fell from a second-story rail at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. The man was sitting on a rail on an upper deck of the Boardwalk about 4 p.m., said Boardwalk spokesman Kris Reyes.

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  13. 'Bubbly bandit' arrested in Santa Cruz champagne theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Inside Bay Area

    A 49-year-old transient woman turned herself in to authorities Monday after police released images of her stealing $600 worth of champagne from a Santa Cruz grocery store. Laurie Dawn Soderman surrendered at the Santa Cruz police station on Center Street about 1:30 p.m. and was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor theft and a probation violation, said Santa Cuz police Lt.

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  14. Ask Amy: My nephew has a rich father, but he wants us to fund his tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | San Jose Mercury News

    DEAR AMY: Our nephew is graduating and he has sent letters asking for money for a trip he would like to take. His father is a multimillionaire and can more than afford to fund the trip.

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  15. Miss Manners: I don't want to share my birthday with the babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | San Jose Mercury News

    DEAR MISS MANNERS: My husband's daughter had her first child on my birthday. I'm trying not to appear selfish, but the first birthday next year, which is many months away, is already being planned.

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  16. Retirement Planner: Income-producing strategies for the long termRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | The Campbell Reporter

    Everything I read on the subject tells me that the most anyone can safely expect to take as income from their retirement accounts is 4 percent per year. Kiplinger's Retirement Report has a cover article this month titled "Make Your Savings Last a Lifetime."

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  17. Esther J. Cepeda: Taking the joy out of schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | The Campbell Reporter

    You know public education has jumped the track when you see your children show an ever-growing distaste for their studies. My 13-year-old comes home despondent about what he's up against.

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  18. Giants spring training at a glanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | The Campbell Reporter

    PRACTICES: Workouts are open to the public and usually begin at 10 a.m. Fans can watch daily workouts and intrasquad games at Scottsdale Stadium, as well the minor league complex at the intersection of E. Camelback and Hayden Roads. TICKETS: Purchase at Giants dugout stores in the Bay Area, the Scottsdale Stadium box office, 877-473-4849 or sfgiants.com .

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  19. A's spring training at a glanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | The Campbell Reporter

    WHERE: Home games are at Hohokam Stadium in Mesa, returning the A's to their newly remodeled home from the mid-1970s. It's located at 1235 N. Center Street, Mesa, Ariz.

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  20. Denmark shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Pacifica Tribune

    A gunman fired on a cafe in Copenhagen as it hosted a free speech event Saturday, killing one man, Danish police said. The event was organized by Swedish artist Lars Vilks, who has faced numerous threats for caricaturing the Prophet Muhammad.

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