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  1. Driver killed in Highway 9 accident identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    BEN LOMOND >> The Santa Cruz County Coroner's Office has identified a 31-year-old man killed in a two-car collision on Highway 9 last week as Michael Kelly. Kelly, of San Lorenzo Valley, was driving northbound on Highway 9 in a Pontiac Grand Am when he failed to negotiate a turn just north of California Drive on Nov. 19, California Highway Patrol officer Brad Sadek said.

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  2. Nonprofit spurs digital dreams of Watsonville youthRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... computers, high-speed Internet connection, classes and mentors. Sesma, 19, who is enrolled in Suenos, a Santa Cruz County Office of Education program aimed at preparing young people for careers, said her goal is to make a better life for herself and ...

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  3. First Private Donation Check Awarded to City of Santa Cruz Coastal Rail Trail ProjectRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Santa Cruz City

    The Santa Cruz City Council received the first private donation for construction of the Santa Cruz Rail Trail spine of the Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail Network at Tuesday's City Council meeting. A check for $42,000 was presented by Friends of the Rail & Trail, Ecology Action and People Power of Santa Cruz County.

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  4. Santa Cruz rail trail receives $92,000 from anonymous donor, local bike companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

    ... dedicated to improving quality of life in Santa Cruz. The 2.4 mile segment is the highest priority in the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission's 32-mile coastal rail corridor project. The Rail Trail Master Plan identifies a rail ...

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  5. New Santa Cruz County vote totals flip school board raceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    SANTA CRUZ >> Santa Cruz City Schools challenger Alisun Thompson took a narrow lead over incumbent Cynthia Hawthorne on Tuesday when the Santa Cruz County Elections Department released new vote totals from the Nov. 4 contest. The razor-thin race for an at-large seat on the seven-member board is within 83 votes after the department added more than 3,300 votes to the count, mostly from provisional ballots cast on the day of the election.

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  6. Police narrow field of suspects in Santa Cruz High School shooting threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... he attended school Friday. Munro said she appreciated the professional work of police this week as well as Santa Cruz County children's mental health counselors who talked to some students at the school. Police said Friday they have enough evidence ...

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  7. Julie Kellman lives enriched life on way to AptosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Julie Kellman, from right, her son Nathan Hunt, 10, daughter Lilly Hunt, 5, and husband Dan Hunt, stand outside of the Seascape Foods Market and Deli on Friday. EDITOR'S NOTE: This article is one of a series on happiness and well-being featuring Santa Cruz County residents, highlighting the guiding beliefs and philosophy as well as the challenges, achievements and struggles that have given meaning to their lives.

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  8. Deputies release video of Live Oak mosque graffiti suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    LIVE OAK >> Deputies on Tuesday released a surveillance video of a woman suspected of spraying graffiti on the front door of the Islamic Center of Santa Cruz. The vandalism took place about 1:40 a.m. Nov. 19 at the mosque at 900 17th Ave. in Live Oak, said Santa Cruz County sheriff's Sgt.

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  9. Edible startups a growing trend in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... local resource is the Santa Cruz Heritage Food Project, which collects stories about food and farming in Santa Cruz County. “Let's say thank you - local food, the local economy is so dear and so important,” said Nesh Dhillon, manager ...

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  10. 3 Vehicles Burned, 20 Others Damaged In Massive Vandalism Spree in Santa Cruz CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Three vehicles were destroyed by fire and 20 others were vandalized early Sunday in Santa Cruz County's Aptos area where deputies recovered fire accelerant and a baseball bat used to damage the vehicles, according to the sheriff's office. Deputies were dispatched at 5:30 a.m. Sunday to a vehicle fire on Townsend Drive in Aptos, located two cars on fire and a third one burning on Aptos Beach Drive, sheriff's Sgt.

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  11. Authorities investigate 23 vandalized vehicles in Aptos, possible tie to school threat caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... Friday he also predicted, “There might be some fires tonight, my arson side is flaring up.” Santa Cruz County sheriff's Sgt. Kelly Kent said there did not appear to be ties to him based on their investigation. “We are unable to ...

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  12. Community Assessment Project provides snapshot of quality of life in Santa Cruz CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    A surfer grabs a wave at Steamer Lane Monday morning in Santa Cruz County, where the natural environment received generally superlative grades in the 2014 Community Assessment Project's comprehensive report. • Silvia Austerlic has increased awareness of end-of-life care and grief support services for Latinos through Mensajeros de Confianza.

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  13. Santa Cruza s Salvation Army kicks off kettle driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... and the hungry. Last year, the kettle drive raised nearly $45,000 at 11 stations spread throughout Santa Cruz County. This year, the program aims to raise $50,000, said Francine Huck, lieutenant and assistant corps officer. The drive, which lasts ...

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  14. Santa Cruz to receive $40K in Rail Trail donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... Natural Bridges Drive to the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf. The paved path is the highest priority of the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission's Rail Trail Master Plan envisioning 32 miles of trail adjacent to the coastal rail line. ...

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  15. Deputies plan to release video in Live Oak mosque graffiti caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    LIVE OAK >> Authorities plan to release surveillance images of a woman who spray-painted a Star of David on the front door of a mosque in Live Oak on Nov. 18. No one has been arrested in the case, and Santa Cruz County sheriff's Sgt. Kelly Kent said the images will be released to try to drum up leads on the suspect.

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  16. Vehicles smashed, torched in Aptos neighborhoods during vandalism spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KSBW-TV

    Santa Cruz County Sheriff's deputies are trying to figure out who went on a vandalism spree in Aptos Saturday night and before sunrise Sunday. More than 20 vehicles sustained heavy damage, including smashed-in windshields.

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  17. Vandal, arsonist targets more than a dozen Aptos vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    APTOS >> The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office is investigating a string of vehicle vandalism and arson reports that plagued Aptos over the weekend. Sgt. Kelly Kent said at least three cars, two on Aptos Beach Drive and one on the 400 block of Townsend Drive, appeared to be torched with emergency road flares and gasoline.

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  18. Santa Cruz County Stories: Graniterocka s resident historian tells story of regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Children's books: Woolpert's Yes We Will books aim to bring history to life. “Engine Number Ten” tells the story of a steam engine that avoids becoming scrap metal and finds itself saving the day.

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  19. CCS Girls Water Polo: Knights no match for SHPRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... at least the semifinal round a second straight year, then becoming the first girls water polo team from Santa Cruz County to earn a spot in the title game. But the No. 2 Knights fell short of accomplishing one more goal after a 15-4 loss to ...

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  20. Baine Street: So, who exactly is Bill Cosby?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... had the privilege to interact with him. Yet do I know who Bill Cosby really is? I cover the arts scene in Santa Cruz County and write the weekly Sunday column for the Santa Cruz Sentinel. Reach the author at wbaine@santacruzsentinel.com or follow ...

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