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steamer lane bodysurfing
April 4, 2023

USA Bodysurfing Contest Ignites Olympic Dreams at Steamer Lane

Legendary Santa Cruz surf spot Steamer Lane makes its bodysurfing contest debut
April 12, 2022

The Life and Art of Santa Cruz Iconoclast Casey Sonnabend

After moving through critical moments of American counterculture, the local painter still strives for artistic purity
January 18, 2022

Anxiety, Courage and Adrenaline Inside Firefighter Academy

Cadets face their fears in training courses for the Santa Cruz Fire Fighters Academy
June 2, 2020

As Ashtyn Davis Makes the NFL, His Father Also Has a Santa Cruz Legacy

Sean Davis' impact on the Santa Cruz community goes well beyond his past struggles with addiction
Josh and Kelley Howard Highway 9 traffic death
April 23, 2019

Long Road Ahead For Family of Highway 9 Traffic Victim

With charges pending in 22-year-old Josh Howard’s death, Highway 9 improvements could be years off
Brookdale Lodge
April 16, 2019

Going Ghost Hunting at Revamped Brookdale Lodge

Newly renovated hotel screens ‘American Supernatural’ and looks for ghosts
November 27, 2018

California Fires Fuel Interest in CERT’s Local Disaster Training

Nonprofit Santa Cruz County CERT teaches safety while building community
April 1, 2014

The Vaping Craze

Electronic cigarettes heat up in Santa Cruz County Wen Wei is not a smoker. However, he did grow up in a Santa Cruz household...