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  1. Student loan recipients go on repayment strike, face defaultRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

    Sarah Dieffenbacher is on a debt strike. She's refusing to make payments on the more than $100,000 in federal and private loans she says she owes for studies at a for-profit college that she now considers so worthless she doesn't include it on her resume.


  2. Linda Mullally, Away We Go: Horses bring Viking history to life in Monterey CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Monterey County Herald

    Doug Smith with Flygill at Paradise Valley Icelandics in Watsonville. The magnificent 22-year-old Icelandic stallion has 39 registered offspring, 17 of which are in the U.S. Like many girls, I grew up enamored by the regal, powerful beauty of horses, imagining myself melting into their fluid stride across the open range.


  3. Marina Coast loses latest bid to halt Cal Am desal test wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Monterey County Herald

    Santa Cruz >> The Marina Coast Water District suffered another setback Wednesday as a Santa Cruz County Superior Court judge rejected the district's last-ditch attempt to stop California American Water from starting to draw water samples from its north Marina desalination project test slant wells. Judge Rebecca Connolly denied Marina Coast's bid for a temporary restraining order against Cal Am's test well operation, ruling the district had failed to show it would suffer irreparable harm if Cal Am were allowed to begin drawing groundwater from beneath the ocean floor at the Cemex sand mining plant site.


  4. Things to Know about California's sea lion crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Monterey County Herald

    From left, Kirsten Sedlick, Daniel Connor, Ashley Cook and Brennan Slavik tube-feed the rescued sea lion pups at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center, Monday, March 2, 2015, in Laguna Beach, Calif. Since January, more than 1,100 starving and sickly sea lion pups have washed up along Californiaís coast.


  5. Monterey County supes to weigh fracking moratoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Monterey County Herald

    Lockwood >> There are a lot of things grape growers worry about, from drought to crop-killing pests. Paula Getzelman adds fracking to the list.


  6. Million-dollar surprise: Watsonville couple leave huge gift to Central Coast cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Monterey County Herald

    Rep. Sam Farr describes the hurdles that he and other proponents of the Central Coast veterans cemetery had to go over in order to break ground Friday. Supervisor Bruce McPherson, far right, introduced the bill years ago when he was a state senator.


  7. Protests block entrances to UCSC; traffic divertedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Monterey County Herald

    SANTA CRUZ >> Both entrances to UC Santa Cruz were closed Thursday morning as part of a four-day student protest against UC tuition hikes, racism and nationwide police violence. On campus about 60 demonstrators gathered at Coolidge and Hagar drives, holding banners protesting police violence and tuition fees.


  8. Climate change may flatten Monterey Baya s famed wavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Monterey County Herald

    Ron Triplett hits the lip while surfing in the 25th Annual Sunshine Freestyle Surfabout at Carmel Beach on June 5, 2005. Santa Cruz >> On a summer day in 1885, three Hawaiian princes surfed at the mouth of the San Lorenzo River on crudely constructed boards made from coastal redwoods, bringing the sport to the North American mainland.


  9. Attorneys inch toward trial in a harbor hookera caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Monterey County Herald

    SANTA CRUZ >> Smiling and looking relatively relaxed in Santa Cruz County Superior Court on Monday, accused killer call girl Alix Tichelman accepted an April 13 court date to set a preliminary hearing in the death of Google executive Forrest Hayes. Tichelman, 27, is accused of felony manslaughter, drug and prostitution charges in the November 2013 heroin overdose of Hayes on his yacht in the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor.


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

    Feb 16, 2015 | Monterey County Herald

    SANTA CRUZ >> 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.


  11. Onewheel leaving Mountain View and rolling into Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Monterey County Herald

    After raising $630,000 last year with a campaign on Kickstarter, Kyle Doerksen is moving his startup from Mountain View to Santa Cruz and hiring engineers, marketing and customer service staff. He said he's tired of commuting over the hill to Silicon Valley.


  12. Kuumbwa founder Tim Jackson receives the Smith AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Monterey County Herald

    Just as the Kuumbwa Jazz Center celebrates its 40th anniversary, the man who founded and still runs the celebrated nonprofit jazz club has won a major recognition. Tim Jackson, who co-founded the Kuumbwa in 1975, has been named the latest recipient of the Eloise Pickard Smith Award by the Santa Cruz County Arts Commission.


  13. School: Sea otter conceived in wild is 1st born in captivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Monterey County Herald

    A sea otter impregnated in the wild has given birth at the University of California, Santa Cruz, allowing researchers a rare look at a nursing mother. The Santa Cruz Sentinel reports Friday that it's the first time a sea otter pup conceived in the wild was born in captivity.


  14. Tom Karwin, On Gardening: The ancient art of espalieringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Monterey County Herald

    One of the oldest advanced techniques of gardening - and one of my favorites - is espaliering, which involves shaping woody plants into two-dimensional shapes. Now, in bare root season, it's timely to consider this tree-training technique.


  15. Spare the Air: Campaign comes to MontereyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Monterey County Herald

    Dark clouds roll in near Castroville on Thursday. The Spare the Air campaign comes to Monterey Bay Area this year for the first time though local alerts are not expected because of Monterey's geography.


  16. Best Bets, Jan. 8-14: Rock Scully tribute and international songwritersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Monterey County Herald

    After completing a fruitful, weeklong workshop in Ben Lomond, songwriters from across the world will share what they created during a special concert Saturday in Monterey. Participants in this year's Listening Room International Songwriters Retreat come from Denmark, Sweden, the United Kingdom and right here in the U.S. One of the featured musicians Saturday will be Swedish singer Annika Fehling, whose blend of Americana, folk and pop are heard regularly on European TV and radio.


  17. Desal test well lawsuits headed to Santa Cruz CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Monterey County Herald

    Monterey >> Two lawsuits aimed at halting California American Water's desalination test slant well project are headed to Santa Cruz County. All parties to the lawsuits agreed in Monterey County Superior Court on Wednesday to move to the Santa Cruz courts after Judge Thomas Wills suggested attorneys for the parties try to reach an agreement on a proposed venue, appearing to end a weeks-long battle over where the cases will be heard.


  18. Attorney: Other women visited Google exec's yachtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Monterey County Herald

    An attorney for a Northern California prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht says other women visited the man and may have consumed drugs with him before he died. The Santa Cruz Sentinel reported Saturday that a judge ordered prosecutors to turn over to Alix Tichelman's public defender any evidence that shows other women visiting Forrest Hayes' yacht before he was found dead on it in the Santa Cruz, California, harbor on Nov. 22, 2013.


  19. Keeley: a oeNot seekinga CPUC postRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Monterey County Herald

    Santa Cruz >> Santa Cruz County Treasurer/Tax Collector Fred Keeley said he is “not seeking” a position heading the state's top utility regulator. Keeley, a longtime Santa Cruz resident with strong ties to Sacramento, helped manage the state through an energy crisis in the early 2000s while a state lawmaker.


  20. Teen claims responsibility for shooting threat at Santa Cruz High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Monterey County Herald

    SANTA CRUZ >> A day after Santa Cruz High School was shut down because of an email threat of a mass shooting, a student who says he's 16 and sent the email, went to school Thursday as if nothing had happened. The student, who contacted the Sentinel by four anonymous Twitter accounts and then with an exchange of masked emails Thursday, said he was an honor student with an interest in technology and no criminal record.


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