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  1. Person Plummets 200 Feet From Santa Cruz County Cliff This MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Patch.com

    A person was hospitalized after falling some 200 feet from a cliff in a state park near Santa Cruz this morning, according to a Cal Fire captain. Fire crews responded at 7:53 a.m. to a report of a patient over the side of a cliff in the Coast Dairies State Park, near Laguna Road at Highway 1 in Santa Cruz County, said Cal Fire Capt.

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  2. Cal Fire Crew Rescues Man Who Fell Down 200-Foot Cliff Near Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | CBS Local

    ... of a person over the side of a cliff in the Coast Dairies State Park, near Laguna Road at Highway 1 in Santa Cruz County, according to Cal Fire Capt. David Hibdon. Cal Fire crews were able to reach the man on foot and Hibdon said they carried him ...

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  3. Good morning: Beautiful sunrises around the USARead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... The first morning sun rays on fresh powder are beautiful at Monadnock State Park in New Hampshire. In Santa Cruz County but well away from Santa Cruz's gleeful boardwalk energy, the town of Capitola is where Northern California locals go for ...

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  4. Strawberry season has strong start in Santa Cruz CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

    ... PHIL THE UNSEASONABLY WARM : WEATHER HAS ACCELERATED STRAWBERRY PRODUCTION STATEWIDE, PROMPTING ONE OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY'S TOP CROPS TO BLOW PAST THE VOLUME HARVESTED LAST YEAR AT THIS TIME. WE'RE PROBABLY ABOUT TWO TO THREE MILLION BOXES OR FLATS ...

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  5. Police release sculpture of man killed in Santa Cruz County, asks public for help in identificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Campbell Reporter

    More than four years since a man was found dead near Casserly Road in 2010, Santa Cruz County sheriff's detectives said Tuesday they are still trying to identify him. Authorities said that recently discovered disabilities in the man's arms could lead to more clues in the cold homicide case.

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  6. Santa Cruz Redwoods National Monument Campaign Advances With Addition Of Environmental LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... this effort. Local organizational endorsements include the Sierra Club, Save Our Shores, the Land Trust of Santa Cruz County, and 23 other groups. The campaign's goal is to have 5,800 acres known as Coast Dairies on Santa Cruz County's north coast ...

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  7. UCSC plans to build recycling yard to solve compost problemRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Santa Cruz >> This summer, UC Santa Cruz plans to begin building a $5 million recycling yard, which would become Santa Cruz County's only large-scale composting facility. The 3.7 acre yard, sited for a meadow near the UCSC Farm and Garden, would also provide a hub for campus recycling and waste sorting, now done piecemeal throughout campus.

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  8. Watsonville ag company buys famed Redman-Hirahara houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... That project is managed by Elite Development, another company owned by the brothers. Barbara Mason, Santa Cruz County economic development coordinator, said the Redman-Hirahara land is zoned for commercial agriculture, not meant for development. Her ...

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  9. Police release sculpture of man killed in Santa Cruz County, asks public for help identificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    More than four years since a man was found dead near Casserly Road in 2010, Santa Cruz County sheriff's detectives said Tuesday they are still trying to identify him. Authorities said that recently discovered disabilities in the man's arms could lead to more clues in the cold homicide case.

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  10. Olive the otter dies from shark attack six years after celebrated rescue from oil slickRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Heroes of New York rushed into burning East Village building after gas blast, minutes before collapse left 19 hurt and two missing Olive made headlines in February 2009 when she was found covered in oil and near death on Sunset State Beach in Santa Cruz County Her 'thick and tarry' fur was cleaned with a combination of diluted dish soap and olive oil, hence her name However, a beachgoer found her body with fatal shark bite wounds on March 22 near Sunset State Beach in California A celebrated sea otter who survived a natural oil slick and was tracked by researchers for six years has been killed by a shark. The seven-year-old marine mammal named Olive was found dead by a beachgoer on March 22 near Sunset State Beach in California.

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  11. Graduation honors Friends Outside clients on new path in life in Santa Cruz CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... struggle with drug addiction has sullied his life since he was a teenage runaway in Watsonville. Time in Santa Cruz County Juvenile Hall gave way to a felony grand theft conviction at age 18 in 2001. A few years later, a state prison sentence came ...

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  12. Home and Garden Digest, March 27, 2015: Tomato time! Love Apple sale starts SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... a small frame. All other materials are included. In conjunction with the Water Conservation Coalition of Santa Cruz County, the workshops focus on water-saving techniques at home and conservation principles that help protect limited, local water ...

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  13. Mossy, mildewy Volvo 242 rescued from woods, given V8 heart transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AutoWeek

    ... who went on to build the famous Model T GT race car , found a Craigslist ad for a 1975 Volvo 242 in Santa Cruz County, priced at a bit less than scrap value. The car was in a remote forest area in the mountains and the seller lived hundreds of miles ...

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  14. 1,800 EMS Workers Ratify 3-Year Contract with AMRRead the original story

    Thursday | Fire Rescue Magazine

    ... to improve patient care and provide security for our families," said Sami Abed, a 13-year paramedic in Santa Cruz county and president of United EMS Workers-AFSCME Local 4911. "Having that power is important for EMS professionals anywhere." The new ...

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  15. Access2Employment job fair: More openingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... “Everyone was extremely friendly and encouraging.” Sharon Theocharides of Workforce Santa Cruz County shared a handout on crafting a 30-second “elevator speech” to get a recruiter's attention. Once the speech is written, ...

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  16. Capital improvement plan aims to improve Scotts Valley traffic, parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... ent lane, Hamby said. The project, budgeted at $434,000, already received $346,000 in grant money from the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission with the rest coming from city dollars, Hamby said.

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  17. Santa Cruz turns out to celebrate the Civica s 75th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... site of the Miss California pageant, perhaps the most contentious event in the social history of women in Santa Cruz County. The Derby Girls - and their junior unit, the Derby Groms - will be just one of several community organizations that will be ...

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  18. Symphony, Resounding Accord both display glorious diversity in soundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Two concerts last weekend brought music ranging from 16th-century Europe to contemporary America to Santa Cruz, with an emphasis on musical youth. In the Civic Auditorium, the Santa Cruz Symphony's concert began with the acknowledgement of this year's winners of its Mueller Scholarship, awarded to young orchestral musicians in Santa Cruz County who have demonstrated potential.

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  19. New affordable housing opens in Live OakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... hosted an open house for the complex Wednesday. “We know that housing stock is a major issue in Santa Cruz County for all people, especially those who are low income. Encompass Community Services purchased the previously dilapidated property ...

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  20. Santa Cruz Bans Commercial Medical Pot FarmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | East Bay Express

    The party is over in Santa Cruz. The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors did an abrupt about-face and reversed the county's lenient policy toward non-personal medical cannabis cultivation last night - banning all of it.

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