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  1. Increase in mountain lion sightings ushering in ways to coexistRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  2. CHP: Man severely injured in DUI crash near Scott CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Campbell Reporter

    DAVENPORT >> A 19-year old Aptos woman was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI and felony hit-and-run Wednesday after she struck two men who were looking at the surf near Scott Creek, according to the California Highway Patrol. At least one person witnessed the crash and called authorities, and the woman was stopped on Mission Street in Santa Cruz not long after the 8:50 a.m. crash, said CHP officer Brad Sadek.

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  3. Memorials planned for Santa Cruz County District Attorney Bob LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Campbell Reporter

    SANTA CRUZ >> Two events are planned this week to honor Santa Cruz County District Attorney Bob Lee, who died Saturday. A flag-lowering ceremony will take place at 8 a.m. Friday outside the Santa Cruz County Superior Court, 701 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, and a memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at Twin Lakes Church, 2701 Cabrillo College Drive, Aptos.

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  4. Fracking ban on the ballot in tiny San Benito County has big statewide implicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    Rancher Joe Morris is photographed at his ranch near San Juan Bautista, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. Morris is a supporter of Measure J, a San Benito County ballot measure that would make San Benito the first county in California to ban fracking by voters, if it passes.

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  5. Santa Cruz County District Attorney Bob Lee diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Inside Bay Area

    Santa Cruz County's top prosecutor Bob Lee, who advocated for justice for victims and was key in implementing the county's largest gang crime team, died in his Santa Cruz home Saturday morning after a battle with cancer. He was 57. "He has been surrounded for the last several months by an outpouring of support from family, friends and employees of the District Attorney's Office," Chief Deputy District Attorney Jeff Rosell said Saturday.

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  6. Law students, lawyers help UC Santa Cruz students avoid deportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Campbell Reporter

    When UC Santa Cruz sophomore Jahir Salinas applied for a temporary reprieve from deportation, he called it his "first step coming out of the darkness, into the light." Salinas, who came to the U.S. from Mexico illegally at the age of 4, was granted a two-year pardon through Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a federal program passed in 2012.

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  7. Loma Prieta earthquake's 25th anniversary remembered with activities and eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | San Jose Mercury News

    Bay Area residents, public officials and emergency preparedness experts are gathering this week to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake. At various events, you can honor the victims, meet your neighbors, learn what to do in an emergency -- and help demonstrate how resilient the Bay Area is.

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  8. Loma Prieta earthquake's 25th anniversary remembered with activities and eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Campbell Reporter

    Bay Area residents, public officials and emergency preparedness experts are gathering this week to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake. At various events, honor the victims, meet your neighbors, learn what to do in an emergency -- and help demonstrate how resilient the Bay Area is.

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  9. Loma Prieta Earthquake's 25th Anniversary Honored with Activities and EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Campbell Reporter

    Bay Area residents, public officials and emergency preparedness experts are gathering this week to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake. At various events, honor the victims, meet your neighbors, learn what to do in an emergency -- and help demonstrate how resilient the Bay Area is.

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  10. Santa Cruz: Loaded semi-automatic gun found in middle-schooler's backpack, student arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 13-year-old Santa Cruz boy was arrested Oct. 9, 2014 after this .380 caliber semi-automatic with a fully loaded magazine and a round in the chamber was found in his backpack at Mission Hill Middle School in Santa Cruz. He was booked on suspicion of possession of a firearm on school grounds, and possession of a stolen firearm, according to Santa Cruz police.

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  11. Santa Cruz: Hit-and-run driver wearing clown mask attacks bicyclistRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Cupertino Courier

    A driver wearing a clown mask allegedly drove into a bicyclist in Santa Cruz last week in what police are calling a case of mistaken identity. The hit and run collision involving a pickup truck and a bicyclist occurred on Soquel Avenue on the San Lorenzo Bridge around 8:45 a.m. on Sept.

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  12. Los Gatos: Cats swamp Pioneers, now 3-0 in league playRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | The Campbell Reporter

    When the Cupertino Pioneers hopped into the Los Gatos pool for a water polo game last week, they believed that they would prevail in the road game against the Wildcats. Los Gatos dominated the opening period, outscoring the Pioneers 7-0 before the first buzzer sounded, and cruised from there to a one-sided 14-1 victory over Cupertino.

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  13. Oakland woman faces felony charge in fatal Santa Cruz hit and runRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | The Campbell Reporter

    An Oakland woman accused of hitting a 70-year-old Las Lomas man as he was crossing Pacific Avenue in August pleaded not guilty Monday to a charge of leaving the scene of the accident, a felony. The man, longtime Soquel business owner Adolfo "Adolf" Galvan, remained in a coma for 11 days later before dying on Sept.

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  14. Suspected Santa Cruz sandwich thief caught on cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Milpitas Post

    Employees at New Leaf Community Market on Pacific Avenue reported chasing a man out into their back parking lot when they witnessed him leaving with a pre-made sandwich he did not pay for around 6:45 p.m., Santa Cruz Deputy Police Chief Steve Clark said. When confronted, the suspected allegedly threw down the sandwich, pulled out a knife and brandished it in a threatening manner, Clark said.

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  15. Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings expanding political muscleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Campbell Reporter

    Santa Cruz resident and Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings is wading into politics again, but like an actor wanting to avoid being typecast, he is branching out in new directions. Long a supporter of school reforms, Hastings has put $247,000 toward Prop 47, a measure that would continue recent efforts at criminal justice reform by rolling back penalties for low-level, nonviolent crimes.

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  16. UCSC students burned by hot rental marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Campbell Reporter

    As freshmen arrive Friday at UC Santa Cruz for the fall, for some returning students excitement has turned to panic, unable to find a place to live before classes begin Oct. 1. That doesn't surprise Bill Brooks, who hasn't built any rentals since he opened the 54-unit Branciforte Commons apartments in 2005. "Hundreds of us are still looking for somewhere to live," said Cecilia Aguilar, 19, a sophomore from Los Angeles who budgeted $625 to $650 for housing but is considering not returning to school after her arrangements for a room and a condo fell apart.

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  17. Santa Cruz: Man accidentally shot in foot by friend leads to four arrests in home invasion robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Campbell Reporter

    Two suspects in a Live Oak home invasion robbery are in custody after one shot the other in the foot after an alleged robbery, Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputies said. On Friday, deputies responded to a report of a gunshot victim at Dominican Hospital, Sgt.

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  18. Are we doing enough to conserve water?Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | San Jose Mercury News

    After a sweaty day outdoors, you're only halfway through an evening shower with shampoo stinging your eyes when it hits you: You've just about used up your water ration for the day. And you still have to water your petunias and wash your dirty socks.

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  19. King fire arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Almaden Resident

    Capt. Larry Turman of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection keeps an eye on flames approaching a containment line of the King fire near Fresh Pond on Thursday. Authorities arrested Wayne Allen Huntsman, 37, Wednesday and have charged him with deliberately starting the Northern California wildfire that has burned more than 70,000 acres and is only 10 percent contained.

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  20. Beachy getaways: Three great Santa Cruz hotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Pacifica Tribune

    Santa Cruz is close enough for day tripping, but the city and beach offer so many things to do, it's tempting to make a weekend of it. Go for it.

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