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County Connections: Harbor High alum Jake Pruger seeks success on and off the field

Long article from Santa Cruz Sentinel: The Harbor High alum is in his senior year on the Spires football team and he remarked that it is been quite a task for him this season.

Hot 20: The King of Cabs

7×7 | Insider’s Guide to the Best of San Francisco: If you’re even remotely involved in the wine business or if you live in Napa Valley, chances are you’ve heard of Philippe Melka, the winemaker behind such powerhouse labels as Dana Estates, Vineyard (archive) 29, and Brand.

Westward Bound

Good Times: …capture the band’s love of surfing and philosophical moments as they discuss their faith and how they maintain a balance between being rock stars and suitable husbands and fathers—all of which have a marked effect on the content of their songs. Bali is also mentioned (archive)

Santa Clara County districts seek parcel taxes, bonds to fund schools …which straddles Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties in the Santa Cruz Mountains, supporters hope to pass a $164 annual parcel tax. Measure H would fund not quite one-quarter of the district’s 19.2 teachers, who are… San Jose is in this article (archive)

CCS Girls Golf: MVC’s Jessica Fore, Harbor’s Alisa Jin fall short of NorCal bids

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Harbor High junior Alisa Jin, who qualified to CCS after earning medalist honors at the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League championships, recorded a 95 on the East Course at Rancho Canada, placing in a tie for 77th.

String of Home Burglaries Puts Santa Cruz Mountains Residents on Alert

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Numerous people commented they were drawn to the solitude and peacefulness when deciding to live in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

Santa Cruz surfer shares environmental concerns with students

Santa Cruz Sentinel: I like to keep the films short and entertaining, Thiermann said. I try to incorporate surfing with environmental issues, and tie it back to something simple we can do in Santa Cruz to protect the environment.

Half Moon Bay Makes Big Waves, In and Out of the Water

the blog in Bay Area Bites – KQED Food: (…The current record is a 78-foot wave surfed in 2011, also off the coast of Portugal.) Other surfers at Mavericks this year include 2012-13 Mavericks winner Peter Mel, of Santa Cruz, and 2009-10 winner Chris Bertish, of South Africa.

Air pollution district prepares for smoky season in SLV

Press Banner: The Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District offers financial incentives for residents in San Lorenzo Valley and other parts of the Santa Cruz Mountains to change out their wood-burning stoves for more efficient and less… Also mentioned: Gilroy (archive)

Mavericks Surf Window About to Open

Nbcbayarea: In order to hold the 2013-14 Body Glove Mavericks Invitational, ideal surfing conditions need to materialize at the celebrated break, located about a half-mile off Pillar Point, event spokeswoman Jessica Banks said.

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Schools (Block5)

Valencia does it Again!

Tpgonlinedaily Dec 3: Besides Valencia, which raised $24,850, the other 2016 winners were Soquel High School, Tierra Pacifica Charter, SLV Nature Academy and a special Spirit Award was presented to Watsonville Charter School for raising $22,855. (more…)

The Charles Stuart Murders And the Racist Branding Boston Just Can’t Seem to Shake

Long article from Boston Nov 3: …Massachusetts State Police dispatcher Gary McLaughlin pleaded with Stuart, asking for a cross street or reference point as cruisers scrambled to find the couple’s lost Toyota Cressida in Boston’s Mission Hill neighborhood. (more…)

October 8 Religion Digest

Timesheraldonline has a long article Oct 11: • Foothill Christian Fellowship: American Canyon Sun service at ten in the morning We meet at Canyon Oaks Elementary School located at 475 Silver Oak Trail, American Canyon. Pastor Rick Mendez, 707-815-9133c. (more…)

UC Santa Cruz students compete in global challenge for $1 million Hult Prize

News.Ucsc Feb 27 : Lee has been teaching violin after school at Gault Elementary in Santa Cruz for the past 3 years, as part of an El Sistema program for kids who can’t afford music education.



Schools (Block6)

2013 Be the Difference Individual Winner- Meet Justine

Youtube: Justine is not only a stellar academic student at Soquel High School, but she also goes the extra mile for her school, community and environment.

Santa Cruz school rebuilds after fire

Jul 13 2012 : Spring Hill School in Santa Cruz started the rebuilding process after a fire ripped through a building on 4th of July.