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  1. Bigfoot is my BFFRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Jose Mercury News

    Tabloids on display at the Big Foot Museum in Santa Cruz, Calif., Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The Big Foot Museum is just what you might expect -- a little house on Hwy.

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  2. Olive the otter, face of oiled animal rehabilitation, dies of shark biteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Campbell Reporter

    Olive, the sea otter who first gained fame when she was found covered in oil, is a new mom. Fish and Game officials say she was seen on Sept.

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  3. Santa Cruz: One dead, another airlifted after two-vehicle collision near UCSCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Campbell Reporter

    One person died and one person was airlifted to a hospital following a two-vehicle collision in Santa Cruz Saturday afternoon, according to a Cal Fire captain. Fire crews and the California Highway Patrol responded just after 2 p.m. to a report of a vehicle collision on Empire Grade Road near the north entrance to the University of California, Santa Cruz, Cal Fire Capt.

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  4. Los Gatos: Students hold 'Nickels for Nails' campaign to raise Habitat fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    Photograph courtesy of Diana HowellLos Gatos High School sophomores Jordan Howell, left, and Morgan Babula are collecting money for the Santa Cruz Habitat for Humanity chapter, which is currently building seven homes in the city's Live Oak neighborhood. Jordan and Morgan are co-president's of the LGHS Habitat chapter.

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  5. Right-to-dieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Sunnyvale Sun

    As legislators prepare to debate a "right to die" bill in the state Capitol, volunteers are already helping suffering people end their lives -- surreptitiously, without authorization or official oversight -- in bedrooms across California. "The sneaking around ... feels awful.

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  6. Brookdale Lodge: Historic hotel up for $3 million renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | San Jose Mercury News

    Pravin Patel, center, owner of several hotels in Santa Cruz and Watsonville, bought the Brookdale Lodge and began a year-long restoration by contractor Tae Lee, at right, who restored the Rio Vista boutique hotel on Beach Hill in Santa Cruz. BROOKDALE >> Plans to restore the historic Brookdale Lodge hotel to its original splendor are underway, with doors expected to reopen by fall.

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  7. Right-to-die group offers aid, in secret, as California legislation is debatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | San Jose Mercury News

    As legislators prepare to debate a "right to die" bill in the state Capitol, volunteers are already helping suffering people end their lives -- surreptitiously, without authorization or official oversight -- in bedrooms across California. "The sneaking around ... feels awful.

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  8. No blarney: Zakir Hussain teaming with Celtic musiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Campbell Reporter

    At first glance the raucous traditional music of Ireland and Scotland might seem like a world away from the supremely refined sounds of classical Indian music. But Zakir Hussain's father, tabla legend Alla Rakha, spent the first three decades of his musical career as a subject of the British Raj, a centuries-long imperial project that led to countless East-meets-West musical encounters.

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  9. Keith Sugar, environmental lawyer and former Santa Cruz mayor, dies at 54Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Campbell Reporter

    Keith Sugar, an environmental lawyer instrumental in reviving the Del Mar Theatre, and one of a trio of Santa Cruz city councilmen who pushed in an era of progressive politics at the turn of the millennium, died Tuesday of a heart attack, his wife Annrae Angel said. He was 54. The only boy among his siblings, Sugar was born Feb. 21, 1961 in Los Angeles.

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  10. Yard feeders sickening Bay Area songbirdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Campbell Reporter

    Songbirds chirping in the backyard may be a welcomed sight, but providing seed and a place to flock can increase transmission of diseases. State wildlife officials have asked residents to take down birdbaths and feeders to help stem the spread of salmonella.

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  11. Chabot women's basketball team wins state championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | The Campbell Reporter

    Chabot College made history with a 63-58 win Sunday, defeating Mt. San Antonio to win the school's first state women's basketball championship, Michelle Townsend hit a 3-pointer with 1:05 to go to give the Gladiators a 61-58 lead over the previously undefeated Mounties , then hit a pair of free throws with one second left to seal the win at Cerritos College.

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  12. Concord: Six cited in underage alcohol purchasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | San Jose Mercury News

    Six Concord residents were cited in a statewide operation cracking down on adults buying alcohol for minors, a spokesman said. The statewide "Operation Shoulder Tap" by the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control resulted in six arrests and 53 citations in the nine Bay Area counties, according to John Carr, a spokesman for agency.

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  13. Concord: Six cited in ABC shoulder-tap operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | San Jose Mercury News

    Six Concord residents were cited in a statewide operation cracking down on adults buying alcohol for minors, a spokesman said. The statewide "Operation Shoulder Tap" by the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control resulted in six arrests and 53 citations in the nine Bay Area counties, according to John Carr, a spokesman for agency.

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  14. Los Gatos: Town manager ready for 'encore' careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    Every weekday in the coming months will be a "dress down Friday" for town manager Greg Larson, whose last day was March 13. Larson turned 60 years old in mid-February and, pondering the significance of that life event, decided to follow many of his Los Gatos colleagues into retirement. Former Los Gatos Police chief Scott Seaman retired at 61, and former assistant town manager Pamela Jacobs was 60 when she retired.

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  15. Santa Cruz: Tasting along the seaside wine trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | San Jose Mercury News

    Say "surf city," and Santa Cruz's beaches and breaking waves immediately come to mind. But for many wine lovers, surf city is a wine tasting destination.

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  16. Barbara Higbie, Laurie Lewis, Linda Tillery come together in concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Campbell Reporter

    With numerous dates to fill as Yoshi's first artist-in-residence back in 2011, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Barbara Higbie invited her friends Laurie Lewis and Linda Tillery to investigate what it would sound like for the three to sing together. She dubbed the encounter Hills to Hollers, and on paper the coming together of disparate styles looked like it could easily turn into a stylistic train wreck.

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  17. Santa Cruz: Three great bitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Campbell Reporter

    Santa Cruz and its neighbors, Soquel and Capitola, have always been great vacation destinations, what with all those towering redwoods, brilliant sunshine and crashing waves. But the food scene here is riding a cresting wave, as well.

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  18. Santa Cruz and Capitola festivals: From woodies to begoniasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | San Jose Mercury News

    Beach frolic is fine, but the Santa Cruz area boasts more than mere sandy revelry. You may have missed the city's annual Clam Chowder Festival, held in February each year, but here are a few more festivals to add to your calendar.

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  19. Dave Chappelle coming to Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Saratoga News

    Dave Chappelle, star of Comedy Central's "Chappelle's Show" and one of the most popular stand-up comedians and sketch comics of the 2000s, will perform live for two shows at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium on Thursday, March 19. Reserved seat tickets for the 7 p.m. and the 9:30 p.m. shows are $64.50, limit of four. For ticket details, go to santacruztickets.com .

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  20. Four new Santa Cruz breweriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | San Jose Mercury News

    Last fall, I took you on a tour down Highway 1 from San Francisco to Santa Cruz, with stops at 10 breweries. Since then, four more breweries have either opened their doors or are about to, effectively improving your odds of finding locally made beer by 40 percent.

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