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East Bay ’60s garage bands recalled in book

San Jose Mercury News: …which played at some major area hotels, such as the Claremont in Oakland and the Mark Hopkins in San Francisco (archive) , and even the Cocoanut Grove on the Santa Cruz Boardwalk. And, like all garage bands in the area, we played at high school dances,…

The return of the annual Great Dickens Christmas Fair & Victorian Holiday Party

San Jose Mercury News: Along with Pacifica, these weekend characters arrive from a great map of locations including — San Rafael, Sacramento, San Jose, Pescadero, San Francisco, Daly City, Santa Cruz, Boulder Creek, the East Bay,……peanut butter and honey, or cream (illustration) cheese and jam.

Hidden Villa’s summer experience plants seeds that last a lifetime

Los Altos Town Crier: Whether at day camps for first- through fourth-grade kids or wilderness camps in the Santa Cruz Mountains for eighth- through 10th-graders, molding young people into responsible citizens is an important component of the Hidden…

JC NorCal Women’s Volleyball Playoffs: Cabrillo blasts Alameda in opener

Santa Cruz Sentinel: …just try to get the job done, freshman outside Kelsey Shaver, who helped Harbor High to the Ca. Interscholastic Federation’s NorCal finals just last fall, stated of being back in the playoffs.

NorCal Girls D-IV Volleyball playoffs: Soquel gets sweep, moves into semis

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Soquel — the Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League co-champion with Aptos — travels to No. two Sonora in the next round. The match… (archive)

Santa Cruz council debates next move on water

Lengthy story in San Jose Mercury News: SANTA CRUZ — The City Council heard for more than ninety mins. Tue night from seawater desalination critics who sought changes to a proposed public engagement to explore other solutions to Santa Cruz’s limited water supply. Sierra Club is in this article (archive)

Santa Cruz book drive benefits local schools

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Barbara Lawrence, librarian at Santa Cruz’s Gault Elementary, remarked the drive is one of her library’s top sources for whole new books. She’s already received gift cards and books from this year’s drive, she said.

Santa Cruz council OKs new public event rules

Santa Cruz Sentinel: …events in one area or at particular time. West Cliff Dr. for instance, has become inundated with surfing, running and other events in recent years, and ordinances require promoters to notify neighbors about road closures.

San Jose High football team struggles with difficult year

Lengthy story in San Jose Mercury News: …Anthony Santa Cruz, seventeen a junior on last year’s team, was stabbed to death just off campus in the middle of the afternoon. Suddenly, a player whom teammates teased for wearing green cleats that clashed with the San Jose’s cardinal, gray and……asked the referee (illustration) to tell the Westmont sideline:

Letters to the Editor Nov.20-27

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Breaking News


Santa Cruz Boardwalk (Block5)

Santa Cruz Officials Back 2 New Rides For Beach Boardwalk

Sanfrancisco Cbslocal Oct 21: SANTA CRUZ – The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is about to look a whole lot different. (more…)

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk petitioning to add two new rides

Sfgate Oct 19: The amusement park is trying to add 2 completely new rides to the boardwalk, one called Shockwave and another called Typhoon. (more…)

Wipe Out T1D Day

Santacruz Apr 25 : Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Saturday April 25 11am Ages: family friendly…

Embezzlement probe prompts firing of Scotts Valley police sergeant

Lengthy story in Mercurynews Apr 20 : The event typically takes place on the 3rd Sat of Jul with an antique car rally from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk to Scotts Valley.



Santa Cruz Boardwalk (Block6)

Cave Train Adventure Dark Ride Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk California

Youtube: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk’s classic dark ride! The Cave Train is a MUST RIDE when visiting the boardwalk!

Scary Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Gargoyle

Youtube: Took this short video while in Santa Cruz. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk was pretty much empty. It was very late. The scary thing about this video is that s…