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Home » 2013 » September

Editorial, Hits and Misses: Paving the way to traffic relief

Santa Cruz Sentinel: THE OL’ KEY TRICK Hopefully someone reads this who is brand new to the surfing game, or to the area, and who is planning to spend a few hrs. at a local break. Here’s a tip: Do not, under any circumstances, hide your car key on your vehicle.
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Yolo County hay fire leaves smell, smoke in Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Dick Vennerbeck, who lives on Bear Creek Way in the Santa Cruz Mountains, was one of the residents who called firefighters. … …told him that similar smoke from the hay fire also covered areas of San Jose (archive) .
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Surfer’s car stolen in Pleasure Point after thief steals stashed key

Santa Cruz Sentinel: PLEASURE POINT — An evening of surfing turned into a moment of regret for a 25-year-old surfer Tue after he returned to find his car…Boice was in the middle of moving from San Luis Obispo (archive)…
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Spirits soar at Santa Cruz cheer competition

Santa Cruz Sentinel: More than five hundred cheerleaders and dancers flooded the Boardwalk (archive) for the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Cheerleading Competition hosted by the United Spirit Association.
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Santa Cruz’s Mission Hill School eyes green certification

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Much of the green business certification efforts are about awareness. By encouraging certification, the school district hopes more schools will take on the challenge, Topp remarked adding that Bay View Elementary was the first school in…
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San Mateo Performing Arts Center poised for debut after $28 million revamp

San Jose Mercury News: The two-year project came just short of demolishing the old theater, built in 1963. The interior was gutted. A cramped first-floor lobby has been replaced by a soaring three-story space with views to the west of the Santa Cruz Mountains.
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Red flag warning in effect for East Bay Hills and Santa Cruz Mountains

One article from KLIV – NBC and one from PressDemocrat.com, Santa Rosa CA: The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for high winds in the East Bay Hills and Santa Cruz Mountians through today.
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Santa Cruz Woman on Path to Becoming First Saint from California

Nbcbayarea: Cora Evans lived quietly in Boulder Creek, in the Santa Cruz Mountains, according to the Santa Cruz Sentinel. She wrote extensively of her visions, which were experienced in steep states of prayer, the newspaper reported. Half Moon Bay is in this article (archive)
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Vatican considering Santa Cruz Mountains mystic for sainthood

Contra Costa Times has a long article: Posted: 09/25/2013 06:04:19 AM PDT
An not commonly devout homemaker who spent the end of her life quietly in the Santa Cruz Mountains community of Boulder Creek, Cora Evans was content not to be the center of attention. Church is in this article (archive)
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A mother’s lament: Five years after son’s death, Los Gatos mom wants legal changes

Long article from ContraCostaTimes.com: But due to a decades-old $250,000 cap on medical damage awards — which Cali. voters may weigh in on — she could not get anyone to follow through on her case. So the Santa Cruz Mountains resident is trying to get the law changed.
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Surfing (Block5)

Natural Bridges Migration Festival

Tpgonlinedaily has a long article Feb 7: Most adult and juvenile whales pass Santa Cruz on their way to Alas. by mid April. (more…)

Mavericks wipeout: Fate of surf contest in question after organizers declare bankruptcy

Smdailyjournal Feb 2: The competition, which started in 1999, draws top surfers from around the world for one day of large wave surfing with waves of up to sixty ft. but are at least 25 feet. (more…)

Klean Kanteen Bolsters Team with Three New Hires

Snewsnet Feb 1: He also spent over 8 years at J.M. Smucker Company, where he managed a variety of brands and products for the R.W. Knudsen Family, Santa Cruz Organic, Natural Brew, and Smuckers brands, as well as customized initiatives for national… (more…)

Titans of Mavericks: Surfers descended on Pillar Point Harbor for opening ceremony

Smdailyjournal has a long article Oct 22: Santa Cruz’s Anthony Tashnick, left, who won the Mavericks event in 2005, and Half Moon Bay’s Ion Banner, who is a Committee five member, talk as they paddle out as part of the opening ceremony for the Titans of Mavericks surf contest. (more…)

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Newsom surfing Santa Cruz

Youtube: My brother and I surfing a little secret spot and me trying to score in a competition at a not-so-secret spot… sounds recording IODA Completely new Stories – Highway…
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Surfing Rockview with the Santa Cruz Waves Junior Surf Team

Sep 18 2013 : Surfers, Zealand Hunter, Santiago, Chile, Hart, Sean Winterburn and Team Coach, Tyler Fox, paddle out for a high tide session at Rockview in Santa Cruz, California. …
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