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  1. Bryan Stow converts tragedy into teaching momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | San Jose Mercury News

    Four years after Bryan Stow was brutally attacked on opening day between the Giants and the Dodgers, he is finding new purpose in life. "I survived for a reason.

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  2. Leadership change at Oceana High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Pacifica Tribune

    When Caro Pemberton came on board as a teacher at Oceana High School, she absolutely wanted to be a part of the school. In 1991, Oceana changed its course from a comprehensive high school with a large student population, to a small, public alternative high school with a college preparatory program.

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  3. Prostitute pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in Google exec's drug deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Campbell Reporter

    Alix Tichelman, the Harbor Hooker dressed in red jail clothes, acknowledges her parents, at left, in court Tuesday when she changed her plea to guilty for her role in the heroin death of her client and Google executive Forest Hayes. Tichelman was sentenced to six years in jail but may serve as little as one year.

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  4. Bryan Stow converts tragedy into teaching momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The Campbell Reporter

    Four years after Bryan Stow was brutally attacked on opening day between the Giants and the Dodgers, he is finding new purpose in life. "I survived for a reason.

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  5. Kindergarten instructor named Fremont Unified's Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Fremont Bulletin

    Fremont Unified School District selected Oliveira Elementary School's Prince Padania as its 'Teacher of the Year' for 2015. Photo by Brian Killgore Oliveira Elementary School kindergarten teacher Prince Padania was named 2015 Teacher of the Year at the May 6 Fremont Unified School District board meeting, among seven finalists.

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  6. Judge expects 30-day jail sentence for UC Santa Cruz highway protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Campbell Reporter

    A judge on Thursday said she planned to sentence six UC Santa Cruz students to 30 days in jail, fines and as much as $40,000 in restitution if they plead no contest to charges in a protest that shut down Highway 1 in March. Prosecutors declined to plea bargain with the four women and two men in the protest.

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  7. Jonathan Kreisberg's quartet peaking at the right timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Campbell Reporter

    Guitarist Jonathan Kreisberg has paid his dues, earning a vaunted reputation on the New York jazz scene by accompanying a disparate array of masters, such as Lee Konitz, Joe Henderson and Yosvany Terry. But when you ask him about his formative experiences, he doesn't start dropping names.

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  8. Man accused of spanking San Cruz joggers arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Campbell Reporter

    The 30-year-old Soquel man accused of slapping two joggers' butts Thursday morning was re-arrested over the weekend. Lee Cast posted bail Friday, after Santa Cruz police arrested him in relation to an alleged sexual assault on a Santa Cruz runner on Bay Avenue.

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  9. 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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  10. '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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  11. '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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  12. 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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  13. Water audits help homeowners meet drought goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | 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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  14. Humpback whalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | 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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  15. San Jose: Overhaul of crime-analysis software for SJPD aimed for year's endRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | 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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  16. #BryanStow pitches @SJGiants home opener: Social media reactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | 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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  17. Chlorine, muriatic acid spilled in suspected DUI crash in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | 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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  18. Santa Cruz Nazi salute civil rights suit winds down after 13 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | 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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  19. Judge to set preliminary hearing for call girl accused in Google executive's heroin overdose deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | 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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  20. How Santa Cruz waitress, 22, got in hock $30,000 to Corinthian CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | 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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