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‘Surfer’s Blood’ brings a human touch to surfing stories

Santacruzsentinel Nov 1: The whole new film “Surfer’s Blood,” by Santa Cruz-based photographer and filmmaker Patrick Trefz isn’t just another awe-… (more…)

The Pixies bring stripped-down set list to world tour opener in Santa Cruz

Long article from Thebaybridged Oct 31: On Tue Oct 25 one of the most influential bands in contemporary rock and roll kicked off a four-show run of Cali. ‘warm-up’ dates in the beach town of Santa Cruz. (more…)

‘Look Back in Time: Russell Crotty and Lick Observatory’ exhibition opens in San Jose

Comprehensive coverage in News Ucsc Oct 31: Russell Crotty and Lick Observatory, the 1st traveling exhibition of the UC Santa Cruz Institute of the Arts and Sciences, opens Nov thirteen at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art . (more…)

The 23 Most Haunted Places in Silicon Valley

Long article from Activate Metroactive Oct 31: Once important rail stops for loggers in the Santa Cruz Mountains, the towns of Lexington and Alma boasted stage stops, saloons, hotels and general stores. (more…)

A wet Halloween? Sunday rain drenches Bay Area, more on the way

Mercurynews Oct 31: …at San Francisco International Airport (archive) and less than a 5th of an inch in San Jose. The Santa Cruz Mountains (more…)

Portola Valley: Home invasions rattle some, galvanize others

Almanacnews Oct 25: Portola Valley, a town of 4,600 where the median price for a home is $3.6 mill. backs up against an uninhabited eastern slope of the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains, practically at the end of Alpine Road. (more…)

Outrigger paddlers reach Monterey in 13 hours

Santacruzsentinel Oct 25: By Julie Jag, Santa Cruz Sentinel…surfing (illustration: Brocken Inaglory) (more…)

October Storm Pummels Marin, Sonoma Counties

Sanfrancisco Cbslocal Oct 25: While the North Bay bore the brunt of the storm, the wet weather all but sparred the Santa Cruz Mountains which got as much as nine inches of rain during last week’s storm. (more…)

Local Roundup: Harbor, Scotts Valley volleyball teams live to play another day

Santacruzsentinel Oct 25: Soquel, six in the afternoon Harbor High Scotts Valley vs. (more…)

Walsh Jennings brings sand court, bronze medal to Harbor High

Santacruzsentinel Oct 25: …their lunch break Mon to join a handful of school leaders,……line of the newly installed beach volleyball illustration: Angelo… (more…)

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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. …