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  1. Cal Am crews start construction despite facing two lawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

    After approval from the California Coastal Commission, Cal Am Water began construction on a desalination test slant well that will be installed in North Marina. The construction begins after California American Water, the Marina Coast Water District, Ag Land Trust and the California Coastal Commission agreed to stay in Santa Cruz County rather than move to Sacramento.

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  2. Aptos students Duct Tape principal to wallRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

    Rio Del Mar Elementary School students in Aptos raised money for Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County with some sticky fun on Wednesday. In exchange for a $1 donation, students, parents, and faculty members were given 1 foot of pink, yellow, gray, and black Duct Tape to wrap around Principal Deborah Dorney.

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  3. SC alum Aaron Woliczko joins West Coast Conference staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... Tech. He spent three seasons coaching the Orediggers before resigning in February 2013 to move back to Santa Cruz County. “His coaching experience brings a perspective to the conference that will help enhance our service to the membership, ...

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  4. Styrofoam recycling comes to Santa Cruz CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    FELTON >> Starting in January, Styrofoam waste will be recycled for the first time in Santa Cruz County - a major step toward freeing valuable landfill space and restoring water quality for marine life. San Lorenzo Valley Redemption and Recycling Centers has purchased a Styrofoam recycling machine, which melts large, lightweight foam blocks into a dense paste that can be reused.

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  5. Desal test well lawsuits headed to Santa Cruz CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

    Monterey >> Two lawsuits aimed at halting California American Water's desalination test slant well project are headed to Santa Cruz County. All parties to the lawsuits agreed in Monterey County Superior Court on Wednesday to move to the Santa Cruz courts after Judge Thomas Wills suggested attorneys for the parties try to reach an agreement on a proposed venue, appearing to end a weeks-long battle over where the cases will be heard.

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  6. Leader in Santa Cruz County affordable housing dies after fight with brain cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... and Kamelgarn's partner Deborah McQueen. SANTA CRUZ >> Erik Schapiro, the former housing chief for Santa Cruz County who ferried along affordable housing projects and created more than 1,300 units in the county, died Tuesday. Born Oct. 25, 1958, ...

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  7. Cal Am crews start construction despite facing two lawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

    After approval from the California Coastal Commission, Cal Am Water began construction on a desalination test slant well that will be installed in North Marina. The construction begins after California American Water, the Marina Coast Water District, Ag Land Trust and the California Coastal Commission agreed to stay in Santa Cruz County rather than move to Sacramento.

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  8. Almaden shorts: Community center offers holiday dance campRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Almaden Resident

    ... to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties and the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz County this holiday season. San Jose City Hall and other city offices will be closed Dec. 24 through Jan. 1 in observance of ...

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  9. Street Smarts: Headlight rule needs repeating, reader saysRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... are also lit.” Bike riders are invited to learn to become a more confident and competent cyclist at Santa Cruz County's Bicycle Traffic School. It's offered to riders who've been cited for traffic infractions as well as the general public 6-8 ...

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  10. Duct cleaning, sweepstakes check scams hit Santa Cruz CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    SANTA CRUZ >> Santa Cruz County residents have been the victim of at least two scams involving fake checks and telemarketers circulating in recent weeks. Veronica Macramalla said she was a little surprised when she received a genuine-looking check for $3,750 in the mail, with a notice that she was eligible for $50,000 in a sweepstakes payoff.

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  11. Entering its third decade, the Klezmatics have made klezmer a household soundRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... adaptable and flexible, and that's something's that continued until now.” 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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  12. 2 of 8 Watsonville murder suspects still on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

    Watsonville police revealed this week that they believe eight men are responsible for an October double homicide. As of Wednesday afternoon, six Watsonville men were locked in the Santa Cruz County Jail on first-degree murder charges: Gilberto Ponciano, 25; Juan Carlos Cruz, 21; Roberto Cancino Ramirez, 22; Jimmy Fernando Espinoza, 33; Amado Marshal Hernandez, 20; and Michael Escobar, 31. Two are still at-large and on the run: Marcos Robles, 22, and Brandon Ruiz-Martinez, 20. Detectives said all eight are Norteno gang member who carried out a plot to gun down 33-year-old Ramon Rendon while Rendon was working at the Valley Inn motel on Main Street, according to Sgt.

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  13. Santa Cruz County school bus involved in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... with the bus driver are OK. Two people were taken to Nogales Holly Cross Hospital with minor injuries. The Santa Cruz County Sheriff is currently investigating the scene. The Rio Rico Fire Department responded to the crash. Copyright 2014. Tucson ...

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  14. Words on Music: One song that trumps all others in romantic gesturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... song merely ups the ante on what songs of devotion have always been professing: 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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  15. Santa Cruz woman leads CHP on high-speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... suspicion of evading police, assault with a deadly weapon and driving under the influence. She remained in Santa Cruz County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bail Monday night.

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  16. Watsonville police make new arrests in homicide that killed 4-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... not guilty to two counts of murder to benefit a criminal street gang and is being held without bail in Santa Cruz County Jail. On Monday, police identified Marcos Robles, 22, as a second shooter. His whereabouts are unknown. Also at large are ...

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  17. Three New Arrests Made In October Shooting At Watsonville EateryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... members played some part in the killing. The seventh suspect, Gilberto Ponciano, 25, was already in the Santa Cruz County Jail for offenses that arose during the investigation of the killing. Watsonville police are asking anyone with information as ...

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  18. 16th Annual Homeless Memorial To Be Held Dec. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Santa Cruz County will once again join communities around the nation in honoring individuals who died while homeless in 2014. The Memorial will be held on Thursday, December 18th at 10:30 a.m. at Homeless Services Center Dining Hall at 115 Coral Street in Santa Cruz.

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  19. Santa Cruz to end perking incentives for electric vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... longer, 18-foot cables, she said. Faulkner is one of 429 registered electric vehicle owners this year in Santa Cruz County, according to California Department of Motor Vehicles data. Since July 2010, 493 new Clean Vehicle Rebates from the California ...

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  20. Swimming and other addictions: Janus rehab program partners with swim centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... swimming seemed intuitive to Bill Simpkins, an avid swimmer whose family has financially supported the Santa Cruz County-run Simpkins Family Swim Center in Live Oak in the past. So in late 2012, Simpkins and his wife, Brigid, gave a $4,000 grant to ...

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