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  1. Big year at Bookshop Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Monterey County Herald

    It's already been a big year at Bookshop Santa Cruz, what with the mega-watt names that have come to town under Bookshop's sponsorship – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Barney Frank, and, earlier this week, John Waters. Among the names booked for Bookshop events in 2015 are star novelist Jonathan Franzen, “Eat Pray Love” author Elizabeth Gilbert, and proto-punk rocker Patti Smith – those who think that Smith is outside Bookshop's purview obviously haven't read her luminous 2010 memoir “Just Kids.” All those authors will be appearing in ticketed events in off-site locations, though tickets will not be on sale for quite a while.

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  2. Quirky, popular Santa Cruz surfer Shawn a oeBarneya Barron diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Monterey County Herald

    SANTA CRUZ >> Shawn “Barney” Barron, a colorful and widely known surfer from Santa Cruz, collapsed and died Tuesday afternoon at his home on the Westside. About 4:30 p.m., a 23-year-old woman who lives at Barron's home on the 100 block of Dufour Street heard a crash, said Santa Cruz police Lt.

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  3. Santa Cruz Symphony teams up with Cabrillo Chorus for a Carmina BuranaaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Monterey County Herald

    Performed by: The Santa Cruz Symphony, with the Cabrillo Symphonic Chorus and soloists Nadine Sierra, Anthony Roth Costanzo and John Moore. When: Saturday, 8 p.m., at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church St., Santa Cruz.

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  4. Starfish babies offer glimmer of hope amid mass die-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Monterey County Herald

    Emerging from a recent dive 40 feet below the surface of the Puget Sound, biologist Ben Miner wasn't surprised by what he found: The troubling disease that wiped out millions of starfish up and down the West Coast had spread to this site along the rocky cliffs of Lopez Island. He and another diver tallied the grim count on a clipboard he had taken underwater.

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  5. Katherine Beiers thankful her granddaughter in Kathmandu safe after quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Monterey County Herald

    Eleanor “Ellie” Johnson, the granddaughter of former Santa Cruz mayor Katherine Beiers, was staying with a host family while studying in Delhi. Verizon Wireless: Customers can make a $10 donation to World Vision by texting NEPAL to 777444 and to the Red Cross by texting REDCROSS to 90999.

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  6. a Mrs. Doubtfirea bank robbery suspect arrested, linked to Carmel burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Monterey County Herald

    A man dressed as a woman robbed US Bank on Morrissey Boulevard on April 3, Santa Cruz police said. SANTA CRUZ >> A 31-year-old Sand City man has been arrested in the “Mrs. Doubtfire” bank robbery at a US Bank branch in Santa Cruz.

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  7. Monterey Bay Economic Partnership names boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Monterey County Herald

    The group aims to promote the Monterey Bay region as a whole, encompassing Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties. Board members include: George Blumenthal ; Bud Colligan ; Ray Corpuz, ; Larry deGhetaldi ; Gary Griggs ; Claude Hoover ; Lorri Koster ; Mary Ann Leffel ; René Mendez ; Eduardo Ochoa ; George Ow Jr. ; Nina Simon ; Bruce Taylor, ; and Brad van Dam .

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  8. Cabrillo Fest announces new seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Monterey County Herald

    The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music reaches its 53rd season this summer in Santa Cruz offers much of the same that has made it into one of the world's most prominent new music festivals. The Cabrillo Fest runs consecutive weekends Aug. 7-16 this year at its usual haunts, the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, and, for its last performance, the Mission San Juan Bautista.

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  9. Friend feared Capitol gyrocopter pilot would get shot downRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Monterey County Herald

    A Florida postal worker who piloted a gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn to call attention to his belief that campaign finance laws are too weak is "a patriot" who first came up with the idea about a year ago, a friend said. Doug Hughes, 61, called his friend Mike Shanahan on Wednesday and said he was in the D.C. area and ready to take off, Shanahan was quoted by The Tampa Bay Times as saying.

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  10. Nonprofits and benefits: Air district seeks grant proposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Monterey County Herald

    The Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District is seeking grant proposals for direct emissions projects, such as vanpools, roundabouts, traffic signal coordination and electric vehicle replacement. Workshops for prospective applicants on project eligibility, application instructions and grant selection will be held on the following days and locations: • 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 22, at the district's offices, 24580 Silver Cloud Court, Monterey.

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  11. Garrison Keillor: A visit with the peerless bard of Lake WoebegoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Monterey County Herald

    There are many other novelists, other storytellers, other radio hosts. There are other monologuists, other humorists, other champions of poetry, other crooning Midwestern baritones.

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  12. Drones, Data X conference coming to Santa Cruz April 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Monterey County Herald

    Phil McNamara, originally from Ireland, and Doug Erickson are presenting a drone conference and expo May 1 at the Kaiser Permanente Arena, featuring representatives from DJI of China and seven startups, along with the FAA. Cost: $11 for April 30 demonstration with shuttle to exhibits at Kaiser arena; $220 early-bird pass for May 1 expires this week; to attend the entire weekend, apply at http://nua.io/vip-weekend/ Local residents can view this new technology up close when businessman Philip McNamara brings the Drones, Data X conference to Santa Cruz.

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  13. Santa Cruz: a Viva La Lehrer,a tribute to great musical satirist, returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Monterey County Herald

    The Lehrermen, entertaining the masses at the 2014 event: . Tickets: 7 p.m. show sold out ; 9:30 p.m., $10 limited advance tickets If you've been around Santa Cruz long enough, you know that a Tom Lehrer show may include a lot of fun stuff, but it will not include Tom Lehrer.

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

    Mar 31, 2015 | 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.

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

    Mar 21, 2015 | 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.

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

    Mar 18, 2015 | 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.

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

    Mar 17, 2015 | 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.

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

    Mar 13, 2015 | 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.

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

    Mar 11, 2015 | 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.

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

    Mar 5, 2015 | 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.

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