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  1. Central coast man says shark attacked him at Manresa State BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

    ... RARE---SINCE 1926 THERE'S ONLY BEEN TEN TOTAL SHARK ATTACKS IN MONTEREY COUNTY...TWO OF THEM FATAL. AND IN SANTA CRUZ COUNTY---ONLY SEVEN TOTAL ATTACKS SINCE 1926--NONE OF WHICH WERE FATAL. SURFERS OUT AT MANRESA BEACH SAY SHARKS WON'T STOP THEM ...

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  2. Santa Cruz County law enforcement agencies show interest in use of...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Sept. 13--SANTA CRUZ -- A national discussion about body cameras on police officers has reached Santa Cruz County, and law enforcement leaders said this week they are interested in the new technology but have some reservations about their use.

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  3. Street Smarts: Education, courtesy key to 'Three Feet for Safety Act'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Editor's note: Today's Street Smarts comes from Amelia Conlen, director of People Power of Santa Cruz County, a nonprofit that promotes bicycling in Santa Cruz County through advocacy, education and community building. As of Tuesday, a new California law will be in place that aims to give cyclists three feet of space when vehicles pass.

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  4. Kevin Larkin, Santa Cruz County Stories: Lifelong local specializes in dahliasRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... Karen own Corralitos Gardens, a mail-order nursery that specializes in the versatile flower. He also knows Santa Cruz County. Born in Watsonville, he and his family, which included an older brother and older sister, moved to Corralitos when he was ...

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  5. Shark attack reported at Manresa State BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

    ... Museum, since 1926 there have only been 10 total shark attacks in Monterey County, two of them fatal. In Santa Cruz County there have been seven total attacks since 1926, none of which were fatal. Surfers out at Manresa State Beach said sharks won't ...

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  6. Karen Skole: Scouts benefit girls, adults alikeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... much more? At Girl Scouts of California's Central Coast, we serve over 10,000 girls from Ventura County to Santa Cruz County. We want to reach more girls than ever before, but in order to do that, we need more volunteers. Girl Scouts is making the ...

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  7. Justine DaCosta, Name Dropping: Gearing up for OktoberfestRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... Cathy Conway, Kathleen Hughes, Adrienne Meier, and Michael Milward. (Contributed) Friends of Hospice of Santa Cruz County recently held its Oktoberfest kick-off luncheon at the home of Lorraine Margon in Santa Cruz. Now in its 31st year, ...

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  8. Bugs, birds and fried foods at Santa Cruz County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Susanna Rose grabs a chicken from its cage at the Santa Cruz County Fair in Watsonville on Saturday. The 18-year-old Renaissance High School senior was one of several students inside the bug barn at the Santa Cruz County Fair on Saturday, helping to introduce visitors to the world of insects.

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  9. Schools getting failing grade on attendanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KSBW-TV

    Many California elementary schools are getting a failing grade on student attendance. A report released Friday by California's Attorney General shows truancy is a chronic problem in the school system.

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  10. Coast Lines, Sept. 14, 2014:Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... solving problems through volunteerism. An individual for his or her unpaid, volunteer efforts that make Santa Cruz County a better place and inspire others. Honorees will be honored at a luncheon Oct. 28 at Hotel Paradox. To download a nomination ...

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  11. Santa Cruz Needs "Shelter First" Model for Homeless CommunityRead the original story

    Saturday | Indybay.org

    ... the 2013 Homeless Census and Survey, there are approximately 3,500 men, women and children unsheltered in Santa Cruz County every night. As an aside, that number is openly acknowledged by the census takers themselves to be underestimated by as much ...

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  12. More Santa Cruz County Jail inmates pointed to health insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    SANTA CRUZ >> More county jail inmates in California are getting signed up for health insurance, and Santa Cruz County Jail and county probation leaders are in step with the rest of the state in facilitating more mental health care and drug and alcohol treatment, a new state survey shows. A survey released Monday by Oakland-based Californians for Safety and Justice showed that 70 percent of county jail leaders and 70 percent of probation departments that responded are providing assistance for health insurance enrollment.

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  13. Cabrillo Children's Center hires directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... enough licensed infant care providers to serve 6 percent of working families, according to Carole Mulford, Santa Cruz County Office of Education's child development programs manager. "People do other things, but is it licensed care? No. There isn't ...

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  14. Shock and Awe in the Ancient RedwoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newindpress

    The drive along the shimmering Pacific in Santa Cruz County in the California sun with surfers balancing their act on the waters transforms to the backdrop of rolling fields with ripe cherries lusciously inviting to be plucked. Soon one is in Felton when a swerve along the curvy road skirting a hill comes to a dead end.

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  15. California's exceptional drought has gone beyond extremeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    ... Bay Area or anywhere north of here . The proposed plant that would be closest to the Bay Area would be in Santa Cruz County. San Diego County is building a one billion dollar desalination plant that will open in 2016. To read about it click on this ...

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  16. Capitola Mall's coming attraction: Children's Museum of DiscoveryRead the original story

    Saturday | Hispanic Business

    ... marine, health, recreation or agriculture exhibits to be built. Keet has a for a group of eight. First 5 Santa Cruz County, a nonprofit focused on the well-being of young children, offered for memberships of low-income families with a child 5 or ...

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  17. Art NewsArt NewsA digest of news happening in the art community.A...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Salinas Californian

    Art News A digest of news happening in the art community. Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1tLeCA8 Local amateur and professional photographers in Monterey and Santa Cruz counties are invited to submit their marine-themed photographs for a Images of Monterey Bay: A Marine Photography Fundraiser.

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  18. Coast Lines, Sept. 13, 2014: Fall Fest event on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The Land Trust of Santa Cruz County is hosting a Fall Fest event from 4-7 p.m. Saturday at Antonelli Pond on Delaware Avenue near Shaffer Road. Canepa, at 4900 Scotts Valley Drive, will host the Auto d'Elegance fundraiser for the Santa Cruz Symphony League on Saturday, 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday Owner Bruce Canepa keeps a museum of 150 rare and exotic cars at the 70,000-square-foot restoration shop.

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  19. Santa Cruz County AmeriCorps volunteers gather for initiation, celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... Barack Obama swore in volunteers. Most inductees in the Bay Area had their ceremony in San Francisco, but Santa Cruz County AmeriCorps organizers opted to keep theirs local. "We just really wanted to bring together our members to celebrate them and ...

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  20. Live Coverage: Week 1 Santa Cruz and Monterey county footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Can't make it to the game or want to catch up on what's happening at other high school football games in the area? Get your up-to-the-minute updates here for all the teams from Santa Cruz County and Monterey County.

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