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Wild Coast Whomp

by Ryan Masters Subcultures attract weirdo deviance and dreamy genius. But swim down into the murky waters of a sub-subculture and you frequently find something else…true art. It is early in the morning of a cold spring day at Waddell Beach near the Santa Cruz-San Mateo County Line. The waves are marginal. The wind is […]

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Warrior win finale; draw Pelicans if Playoff Opener

OAKLAND >> Putting a final cherry on their historic regular season Wednesday night with a 67th victory, the Warriors immediately turned their attention to their next history-making quest in the NBA Playoffs. Basically, after this kind of six-month set-up, that quest can’t much more obvious at this point – they want to win it all. […]

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1966 Shelby Cobra

After spotting this amazing looking car on Seabright Avenue, we had to ask the owner a few questions. SCW: What do you like about the 66’ Cobra? Leo: What’s not to like about it? I mean you tell me what you like about it? SCW: I like the style and it looks like it’s powerful. […]

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Hood Horkerz: A Santa Cruz Success Story

Hood Horkerz As I pull up to park on West Cliff Drive to meet Sean Oliver, a feeling of excitement comes over me. Big moves are being made in the business world and his company Hood Horkerz is definitely finding its niche. I recently came across a post on Sean’s facebook page, “Work hours for […]

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MUSIC, ART, MOVIES AND MOLE SAUCE

    MUSIC, ART, MOVIES AND MOLE SAUCE: THE SUMMER SERIES STARTS MAY 1 AT SANTA CRUZ MISSION STATE HISTORIC PARK FRIENDS OF SANTA CRUZ STATE PARKS WILL HOST SEVEN FREE EVENTS AT ‘YOUR STATE PARK DOWNTOWN’ THIS SUMMER APRIL 7, 2015—SANTA CRUZ, CA—Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks today announced the return of its […]

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Vnes Ely, The friendliest person in Santa Cruz also happens to be downtown’s official greeter

By Wallace Baine, Santa Cruz Sentinel From the proper angle, as you saunter north on Pacific Avenue, you can spy the plumage of hot pink from all the way down by the Del Mar. The pink, as downtown regulars will tell you, sits atop the head of Vnes Ely, who regularly works the Downtown Association’s […]

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5 Factors to consider when choosing a surf boat trip

Photo- Ocean Divine I’m on a boat! I’m on a boat! Everybody look at me ‘cos I’m sailin’ on a boat! Setting aside the lyrical genius of The Lonely Island for a moment, there’s one thing (and probably only one thing) that most surfers agree on: boat trips rule! I’m sure there are better things […]

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Drones, Data X Conference in Santa Cruz!

Drones and drone technology have made many things possible that were only concepts and ideas. It’s becoming more and more common to see drones out and about in Santa Cruz. They have become fun and creative tools for the many photographers and videographers in this area. The photos and video footage from these angles and […]

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