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Home » 2013 » November » 28

Santa Cruz Holiday Train “Just Plain Fun”

Nbcbayarea Nov 28 2013: The nighttime holiday ride begins at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk and takes everybody on a Christmas (archive) journey.
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All aboard: Train to Christmas Town brings cheer to Watsonville

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Last year, Pappas stated 5,500 people climbed aboard at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. This year, they will depart from a depot in a newly built parking lot across from 2nd Harvest Food Bank on Ohlone Parkway near West Beach Street.
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Police lieutenant recounts 30 years of work in Scotts Valley

San Jose Mercury News Nov 28: SCOTTS VALLEY — After thirty years with Scotts Valley police (archive) Lieutenant John Hohmann will finish his career as he…
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Police lieutenant recounts 30 years of work in Scotts Valley

San Jose Mercury News: Hohmann grew up in Scotts Valley and graduated from Harbor High School in 1970. He was attending Cabrillo College in his early 20s when a friend helped him get a maintenance job that involved emptying wastebaskets at the City of Scotts Valley offices. (archive)
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Business Digest, Nov. 29, 2013: Hydroponic wine grape trials begin

San Jose Mercury News: SANTA CRUZ…The pinot noir varieties and rootstock were donated by a local CA winemaker (illustration) who will be observing the trials.

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Why the Holiday Season Might Just Be the Time to Buy

Good Times: Santa Cruz boasts eleven world-class surf breaks causing Surfer magazine to crown it “The True Surf City, USA.” We’re also well known for our watersports— such as sailing, diving, swimming, paddling—and distinguished for our boardwalk, which was…
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Why the Holiday Season Might Just Be the Time to Buy

A couple of articles from Good Times and Santa Cruz Sentinel: …cycling camping hiking, and rock climbing . It’s no wonder Santa Cruz is inundated with tourists during the summer. That said if you’re thinking about residing in rather than simply visiting Santa Cruz, Dec might be the time to buy.
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Holiday Gift Guide 2013

Good Times: Beyond that, there’s plenty more to soak up in this year’s guide—take note of features on the Santa Cruz Warriors (archive) and the Homeless Garden…
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Cool, dry holiday weekend on tap for Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Sentinel: After weeks of flat surf, waves up to eight or ten ft. are anticipated Thu commented Chip Bockman, lifeguard supervisor for State Parks.
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Marin Voice: ‘Come Ye Thankful People, Come’

Marinij – Marin Independent Journal: The Institute of HeartMath in the Santa Cruz mountains where I worked for a dozen years has studied gratitude and its associated emotions and their impact on our minds, bodies, and spirits. Here is a summary of their findings:… Also mentioned: Berkeley (archive)
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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…
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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.
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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!
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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…
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