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  1. Writer's outdoor stories feature DNRead the original story

    Thursday | Triplicate.com

    ... Now, even though Fischer, a freelance outdoor writer, is south of the crowded Bay Area, living in Santa Cruz County, he looks to the north's craggy beaches and towering redwoods for inspiration. If he does have to go to Southern California, he ...

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  2. Kasey and Brooke Hinchman rebuild doubles value of Santa Cruz propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... Group formed by the Hinchmans is one of a half dozen investors who have fixed and flipped homes in the Santa Cruz County market. These investors buy problem homes, repairing and remodeling them, and make them attractive to buyers and financeable at ... 7 comments

  3. Santa Cruz police arrest driver after vehicle crashes into poleRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... area. Diaz was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and driving without a license. He was booked into Santa Cruz County Jail but his bail amount was not available.

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  4. Burglary suspect dupes UC Santa Cruz police with false identityRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    UC SANTA CRUZ >> A 27-year-old transient woman, listed among Santa Cruz County's Most Wanted and accused of car burglaries at UC Santa Cruz this week, duped police into releasing her by claiming to be a Ben Lomond woman. UCSC police said that Emily Kathleen Barnett posed as her former friend, Jessica Bella of Ben Lomond, on Monday to avoid being arrested for three felony warrants.

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  5. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to come to Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... from the event will go to the Warriors' Read to Achieve literacy program. 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 Wallace ...

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  6. South County residents likely to win power struggle against PG&E upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... countryside. The project was aimed at preventing large-scale outages, as the line serves two-thirds of Santa Cruz County. But in late 2014, PG&E and California Independent System Operator, an agency that controls almost all the electricity ...

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  7. Break In Fatal Hit-and-Run: Man Turns Himself InRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Officers claim the suspect changed the appearance of his truck to conceal damage after the Dec. 26 accident that killed a bicyclist, 63. A 41-year-old man suspected in a fatal hit-and-run crash with a bicyclist in Santa Cruz on Dec. 26 was arrested Thursday after investigators linked him to a pickup truck allegedly altered to disguise it since the crash, Santa Cruz police said. Luke Logan, a resident of Live Oak in unincorporated Santa Cruz County, turned himself in to the Police Department at 10:45 a.m. Thursday following a probe by detectives into registered owners of white Ford F-150 extra cab pickups, Lt.

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  8. Expired Tags Lead To Arrest For Gun, WarrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... felony warrants, including two assault with a deadly weapon and one for domestic battery, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office. Officers with the Santa Cruz County Anti-Crime Team Gang Task Force were on patrol around 4 p.m. when they ...

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  9. Watsonville gang member arrested after officers find loaded gunRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The .38-caliber handgun Santa Cruz County Anti-Crime Team Gang Task Force members seized from a self-proclaimed gang member Thursday. WATSONVILLE >> Authorities arrested a self-proclaimed Watsonville gang memberThursday afternoon after they found a loaded handgun in his car, Santa Cruz County Anti-Crime Team Gang Task Force officials said.

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  10. Peter Boutell, Lending a Hand: Options available when appraisal is less than sales priceRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    What happens when the appraised value comes in below the price the buyer agreed to pay for the home? Fortunately, this is not a common occurrence in Santa Cruz County these days but when it does happen, there hopefully will be a solution so the transaction can close. Whether a home is being purchased or refinanced, the appraisal of the property is a critical ingredient for final loan approval.

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  11. Safeway, union negotiating contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

    Negotiations are underway between Safeway and the United Food & Commercial Workers Local 8 Golden State, with 29,000 members, and United Food & Commercial Workers Local 648, with 3,800 members. Safeway has 813 employees in Santa Cruz County, according to Keith Turner, Safeway Northern California director of public and government affairs.

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  12. Aptos burglary suspect arrested at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Aptos >> Santa Cruz County Sheriff's deputies arrested a burglary suspect at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon after he was spotted breaking into a home with a screwdriver. About 1:40 p.m., a resident on the 100 block of Montero Court in Aptos saw the man trying to break into a home's back door, said sheriff's Sgt.

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  13. Cages Kill-Freedom Rally in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Francisco Bay View

    Sin Barras organized the Cages Kill-Freedom Rally to save lives after six people locked up in the Santa Cruz County Jail have died since August 2012, declaring, "These deaths are an act of collective punishment against people who are most in need of aid, and who are consistently denied community-based resources." - Photo: Denica De Foy On Jan. 24, a warm and sunny Saturday, a mixed race crowd of over 200 elders, students and some children - women, men, and transgender; straight and LGBTIQ - gathered at the Clock Tower in downtown Santa Cruz for the Cages Kill-Freedom Rally.

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  14. New homeless overnight shelter concept pitched for Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    SANTA CRUZ >> Thousands of people around Santa Cruz County remain without homes or shelter on a nightly basis, even as local agencies have joined to attack and make strides against the problem in recent years. Among those looking for ways to supplement the county's limited shelter beds are Rabbi Phil Posner and social and legal activist Steve Pleich. 4 comments

  15. Monterey Bay economic summit brings talk of Silicon Valley, 2015 growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Monterey County Herald

    ... main weaknesses were a lack of jobs in manufacturing, information technology jobs and government. He said Santa Cruz County was better off because of growth in hospitality and manufacturing. On the plus side, spending has increased in Monterey ...

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  16. This Week in the Garden: Stay frost-readyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... them), leaving those winterized plants alone can be hard to do. The last frost date estimate for coastal Santa Cruz County varies between Feb. 9 and March 16, though individual microclimates dictate when the “safe” date actually is. ...

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  17. Suspected Live Oak drug trafficker arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Drugs, firearms and cash seized from a suspected drug trafficker by the Santa Cruz County Anti-Crime Team Narcotic Taskforce. LIVE OAK >> Drugs valued at several thousand dollars on the streets were seized Friday afternoon in a joint drug and gang task force sting in Santa Cruz.

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  18. FAQs for Community Facilities District No. 2 of the County of Santa...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    ... 210, Santa Cruz. The box is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, until 8 p.m., Tuesday, February 24. Santa Cruz County Elections: 701 Ocean St., Room 210, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday. Ph: 831-454-2060. On Election Day, we will have two ...

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  19. Don't Miss: 'The Original Selfie: Self Portraits of Santa Cruz County Artists'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    ... program, invites the community to view very original 'selfies' - an exhibition of self portraits by 80 Santa Cruz County artists. The artist's reception is open to the public and provides the opportunity to view the self-portraits and meet all of ...

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  20. Santa Cruz County Bank posts records profit in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The new campus for Ceiba College Preparatory Academy, a $6.3 million renovation of a warehouse completed with half the financing from Santa Cruz County Bank, includes a performing arts space. SANTA CRUZ >> Santa Cruz County Bank posted a record $4.4 million profit for the year ending Dec. 31, up 32 percent from a year ago, with quarterly earnings of $1.3 million, up 6 percent from the prior quarter.

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