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  1. Santa Cruz Jewish community responds to upcoming Angela Davis talkRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Saratoga News

    An upcoming civil rights talk by UC Santa Cruz emeritus professor Angela Davis has prompted division and outcry among local Jews due to Davis' public support for boycotts of Israel. Titled "Racism, Militarism, Poverty: From Ferguson to Palestine," Davis's free talk Wednesday is expected to draw hundreds to the Civic Auditorium for UCSC's 31st annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation, an appearance for which she is receiving $15,000 for her campus research fund, according UCSC spokesman Scott Hernandez-Jason.

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  2. Santa Cruz: Evidence haul continues in heroin overdose death of Google executiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Campbell Reporter

    The night that a 51-year-old Google executive died of a heroin overdose on his yacht in Santa Cruz, the woman who authorities blame for his death called her boyfriend to say she felt uneasy about drugs used on the boat, according to interviews conducted by CBS News' "48 Hours." She also concocted a story that she was partying with friends that night on the yacht, rather than going on a paid rendezvous with an online client, as police assert.

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  3. Santa Cruz chef plans new incubator kitchen, marketplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | San Jose Mercury News

    Building on the growing movement that places artisan food and drink purveyors under a single roof, a Santa Cruz culinary arts teacher is launching a downtown venue that will feature guest chefs, pop-up dinners and special events. Chef Andrea Mollenauer, who has run Lifestyle Culinary Arts for many years out of Front Street Kitchen, is transforming the former Center Street Grill into an incubator kitchen for chefs and cooks who lack resources to open a brick-and-mortar restaurant.

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  4. Santa Cruz's Luke Rockhold looking for love on 'The Millionaire Matchmaker'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | San Jose Mercury News

    SANTA CRUZ >> In many ways, Luke Rockhold is the epitome of Santa Cruz. By all accounts he is an accomplished surfer - his older brother is pro surfer Matt Rockhold.

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  5. '48 Hours' targets fatal heroin overdose of Google executive in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Campbell Reporter

    When Santa Cruz police announced the arrest of a sultry call girl in the fatal heroin overdose of Google executive Forrest Hayes in July, the national media beat a fast track to town. In the seven months that followed, CBS News producers from "48 Hours" continued to probe the case, delving into the past of manslaughter defendant and aspiring model Alix Tichelman -- who remains in Santa Cruz County Jail awaiting a preliminary hearing.

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  6. Sutter Health to Blue Shield: Extend the contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Campbell Reporter

    Two weeks after Blue Shield announced its contract termination with Sutter Health affecting 280,000 Californians, Sutter Health urged Blue Shield to extend the 2014 agreement to prevent "tens of thousands of patients being displaced from their doctors." Sutter Health's announcement pointed out that Blue Shield sold plans last fall with Sutter doctors and hospitals.

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  7. Milpitas calendar for Jan. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Milpitas Post

    Friends of the Milpitas Library will be hosting a book sale at Milpitas Public Library, 160 N. Main St., from Friday, Jan. 23 through Sunday, Jan. 25. The book sale is open to members only on Jan. 23 from 7-9 p.m. with memberships available at the door. On Jan. 24, the community is welcome to browse books, CDs, DVDs and more from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 25 is bargain day from 12-4 p.m., where community members can fill a bag of books for $5 and media is half off.

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  8. Family of slain Santa Cruz priest oppose killer's releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Saratoga News

    A Santa Cruz man convicted of killing a Greek Orthodox priest at a Santa Cruz church in 1985 will face a parole hearing in early February, and the victim's family is gathering signatures to oppose his release. Edward Lee Bowman, now 67, pleaded no contest to first-degree murder in 1988 and was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.

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  9. Where's the rain?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Campbell Reporter

    When Dennis Conta started building his dream house in Santa Cruz three years ago, he prayed that it wouldn't rain much during the long construction process. "Got to be careful what you pray for," he mused Friday, nearly three weeks after the region's last big storm, which drenched the Bay Area on Christmas Eve and gave residents so much hope that California's historic drought was about to end.

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  10. Research shows elephant seals wander far when not lounging ashoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | San Jose Mercury News

    On a typical winter day decades ago, the dunes and beaches along this strip of San Mateo County coast boasted little more than views of the light station on nearby Ano Nuevo Island. But today, in a sure sign of their dramatic recovery from near extinction, elephant seals pack these shores, regaling throngs of visitors with their annual breeding-season spectacle.

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  11. California drought: What happened to the rain?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Saratoga News

    When Dennis Conta started building his dream house in Santa Cruz three years ago, he prayed that it wouldn't rain much during the long construction process. "Got to be careful what you pray for," he mused Friday, nearly three weeks after the region's last big storm, which drenched the Bay Area on Christmas Eve and gave residents so much hope that California's historic drought was about to end.

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  12. Rat poison killing bobcats and other wildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Milpitas Post

    When a bobcat mother and her kitten curled up together on the UC Santa Cruz campus in early September, the kitten couldn't have known its mother was dying of rat poison. But Duane Titus noticed her lethargy and mangy fur, so he suspected that anticoagulants were making her bleed inside.

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  13. Ironman set to host Santa Cruz triathlon in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Milpitas Post

    Ironman is bringing its brand to Santa Cruz in September after the company took over operation of the Big Kahuna Triathlon. Ironman, the premiere name in long distance triathlons, acquired the Big Kahuna Triathlon and the Santa Cruz Half Marathon/10k/5k from Soquel-based Firstwave Events.

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  14. Parts of Highway 9 to shut down through AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Campbell Reporter

    Parts of Highway 9, the backbone of the San Lorenzo Valley, will be closed in the coming months for drainage improvements. Starting Feb. 9 at 9 a.m., 1 mile between Henry Cowell State Park and the Paradise Park community north of Santa Cruz will be shut down to traffic completely, including to nearby residents.

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  15. Highway 17 fatality remains under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Milpitas Post

    The Santa Cruz County Coroner's Office has released the identify of a woman who died on a Highway 17 offramp last week. Coroner's detective Damon Hancock said the woman was Mary Zahm, 59, of Santa Cruz.

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  16. Third poisoned bobcat found at UC Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Campbell Reporter

    Most people who saw the dead bobcat on the side of Empire Grade Road on Dec. 4 probably dismissed it as road kill. But now test results reveal that it may have been dying of anticoagulant rat poison even before it stumbled in front of a car.

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  17. New information on fatal hit-and-run death of a Santa Cruz father of 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Sunnyvale Sun

    As the investigation continues into the fatal hit-and-run death of a Santa Cruz father of 11, police are expanding the parameters search for the suspect vehicle. Jose Adan Lainez, 63, was riding his bicycle to work east on Soquel Avenue near Hagemann Avenue on the morning of Dec. 26 when he was struck and killed by a passing vehicle, according to police.

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  18. Protection sought for plummeting monarch butterfly populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Pacifica Tribune

    Recently two Ocean Shore Elementary School teachers, second grade teacher Fran Quartini and third grade teacher Sheila Gamble-Dorn, took their respective students on a field trip to the Monarch Butterfly Natural Preserve at Natural Bridges State Beach in Santa Cruz. This is an annual classroom visit for both teachers and each marveled at the sight of the beautiful orange, black and white-winged creatures who settled by the thousands in the Preserve's grove of eucalyptus trees - a safe place for the monarchs to roost until spring.

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  19. UC freshman applications grow, but state funding standoff could stall expansion plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | The Campbell Reporter

    Every one of UC's nine undergraduate campuses had more freshman applications this year, making them more selective than ever, new data released Monday show. But a state budget standoff could stall UC's plan to open the door to more Californians amid widespread frustration over soaring demand and plummeting admissions rates.

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  20. Man gouges eye of Santa Cruz police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | The Campbell Reporter

    A 33-year-old transient was arrested near Depot Park Wednesday after allegedly trying to gouge out the eye of a Santa Cruz police officer. The attack, a Santa Cruz police spokesman said, is part of a larger trend, both locally and nationally, in the past year toward increased physical confrontations between the public and police. 1 comment

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