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A Magical Sail on the Chardonnay II

It was an amazing evening on the Monterey Bay. The Captain and crew on the Chardonnay II were accommodating and energetic. The Shearwater birds, which migrate from New Zealand, were in thick layers on the ocean as they fed. There were also tons of whales close in to shore. The weather was warm and calm. […]

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Beach Cleanup Bonanza. Photos: Jake Thomas

Yesterday, Seabright Beach was full of people enjoying the sun and the ocean. Among the tourists, there was also a cleanup happening. Surfrider put on the event and it was supported by Save the Waves and Burea. An article is coming soon to explain more about what these organizations are doing to promote coastal conservation, […]

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Santa Cruz Boardroom Benefit for Capitola Jr Guards

Whole Foods Capitola let the Santa Cruz Boardroom use part of their parking lot for a skate demo by some shop riders plus a little skate comp.   Everyone from pros to groms were giving it their best.  There was a raffle and a delicious BBQ with all proceeds benefiting the Capitola Junior Lifeguards.  It […]

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Canepa Cars & Coffee in Scotts Valley. Photos: George Saitas

Photos: George Saitas / http://www.capturessencephotography.com

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Taste of Scotts Valley Art & Wine Festival Kickoff Party

The Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce put together a great Art & Wine Festival kickoff event at the Scotts Valley Hilton. For the $35 admission event goers got a 2014 festival wine glass to use at the upcoming Scotts Valley Art & Wine Festival, previews of wines from 13 festival wineries, hors d’oeuvres from local […]

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(Santa Cruz, Calif.) – Roaring Camp Railroads steams up summer with the newly restored Engine No. 2 chugging through redwood forests, coastal bluffs, and downtown Santa Cruz the weekend of July 11-13, 2014. Built in 1909 for the Santa Cruz Portland Cement Company, Engine No. 2 returns home to Roaring Camp after nearly 100 years, […]

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Ribsy’s Nickel plays the Crow’s Nest Beach Party!

It was a perfect evening down at the Harbor Beach for the Crow’s Net Beach Party! Local favorite Ribsy’s Nickel played with a live set by CruzMatik. The sand in front of the stage was packed with adults and kids dancing. There were lots of old friends and new ones all happy to see each […]

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2014 Billabong Pico Alto Big Wave Contest

The 2014 Billabong Pico Alto Big Wave Event in Peru served up some solid 18-20ft waves and the best big wave gladiators in world were going broke making it a thrilling time for all. Final Results:  1st – Makua Rothman,  2nd – Anthony Tashnick,  3rd – Shawn dollar,  4th – Gabriel Villaran, 5th – Grant […]

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