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In California beach dispute, venture capitalist Vinod Khosla 1, surfers 0

Health has a long article: One of the unique aspects is it is also protected by strong north swells and winds and there are not too several spots up here north of Santa Cruz that your able to have glamorous neat waves, commented Wallace, who coaches the Half Moon Bay High School surf team. Barack Obama is in this article (archive)

UC Berkeley police still investigating Cal football fight

One article from San Jose Mercury News and a couple of from other sources: Hale, a walk-on running back from Soquel High, suffered a concussion and required stitches in his ear, he told the Santa Cruz Sentinel, as a result of the incident last Fri at the Simpson Center training facility. (archive: robennals)

Mountains Were Here

Long article from Good Times: Behold the West Virg. portal dubbed Ansted, which was founded as a mining camp near Gauley Mountain. If the Santa Cruz Mountains made love to some breathtakingly fancy wildlife-rich and river-friendly hillbilly Earth,…

Mountains Were Here

Long article from Good Times: But Emerson could have never predicted how fate would torment that calmer height. Nor could he have ever known that 2 Santa Cruz women—not men, in fact—would use another form of creativity to spread the word about bucolic Appalachia—all…

California’s Poppy Hills sees new grass growing after renovation

World Golf: …or eliminated severe doglegs. The golf course will play to a par 71, as the former dogleg-right twelveth hole now plays as a spectacular straightaway par four with a striking view of the Monterey Bay and Santa Cruz Mountains. (archive: Peter Kaminski)

Sea Otters Are More Inclined To Violent Sexual Behavior

One article from KRON 4 and one from Santa Cruz Sentinel: Elkhorn slough is an area near Santa Cruz with the largest sea otter population in California. Upon arriving there is a section nicknamed “boys club” because of the high number of male sea otters.

Coldwater Classic hopes to create an underdog story with unsponsored surfers

San Jose Mercury News: But as Shane Skelton discovered this fall, that’s what sometimes happens when the event features unsponsored competitors trying to balance the pursuit of their professional surfing dreams with the pursuit of putting food on the table.

Sunnyvale, Campbell, Loma Prieta school tax measures leading

San Jose Mercury News: Measure H in Loma Prieta, which straddles 2 counties in the Santa Cruz Mountains, will impose a $164 annual parcel tax to fund almost one-quarter of its teachers in its 2 schools. A previous parcel tax measure failed by nineteen votes. (archive)

Cal football player Fabiano Hale recovering from post-practice altercation

One article from Santa Cruz Sentinel and a couple of from other sources: …setting running back at Soquel High last season. Also mentioned: Dolphins (archive)

Photos: Classic shots from the Coldwater Classic surf contest

Comprehensive coverage in Photos.Santacruzsentinel: Daniel Coyro Sentihnel file 3-5-89 Brad Gerlach catches a breather behind his car mins. before surfing (illustration) against Martin Potter in the 1989 final.

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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…)



Surfing (Block6)

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…

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. …