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Whale & Dolphin Watch’s Petition to Save Sea Mammals from Harmful Sonar

Sound penetrates an animal’s body when immersed in water. This effect, which can cause tissue rupture and hemorrhage, has not been adequately addressed in the Navy’s FEIS. The U.S. Navy provides approximately 50% of the funds for marine mammal research worldwide. These reviews cite references showing noise has no effect on marine mammals at an […]

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Farm Suppers Benefit Homeless Garden Project

Here’s the scoop on Farm Dinners benefiting the Homeless Garden Project! We hope you can make it. Please click here for more information and to purchase tickets. Sustainability in our food and in our community will be the theme at this year’s annual Sustain Farm Supper series hosted by Homeless Garden Project and supporting their […]

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Driscoll’s signs big wave surfer Tyler Fox

Driscoll’s, who has it’s headquarters is in Watsonville, California, has been family-owned for over 100 years. The company was founded in 1904, when Joseph “Ed” Reiter and R.O. Driscoll began producing Sweet Briar strawberries in California’s Pajaro Valley. They have grown to more than 40,000 people globally being involved in developing, growing and harvesting both […]

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Mike Dilloughery Paddles Across The Bay And Back

On Sunday, July 20th Mike Dilloughery set out to complete a huge challenge. To paddle from Cowell’s Beach in Santa Cruz across the bay to Lovers Point in Monterey and back. The trip was a total of 50 miles and 12 1/2 hours of paddling. He was using an Unlimited Prone, Joe Bark 17’9″ board. […]

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Neil Pearlberg, The Perfect Write: Good fortune and a fish eye led Nelly to successful surf photography career

Dave “Nelly” Nelson’s finger is on more than just the shutter button of his digital 600 millimeter camera secured within its water housing. After spending less than an hour with the man simply known as “Nelly,” it’s clear that during his career within the surf industry, he has seen a great deal more than what […]

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Surfer Claude Horan, credited with naming Steamer Lane, dies at 96

Horan was known as the ‘father of ceramics’ in Hawaii By Jim Seimas Former surfer Claude “Duke” Horan — who is credited with naming Steamer Lane, one of the most popular breaks along the coast of California — died June 11 in Hawaii at the age of 96. Friend Harry Mayo — a surf pioneer […]

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Spotlight: Interview with Gia Coppla Director of “Palo Alto”

Gia is the Granddaughter of Francis Ford Coppla and niece of Sophia Coppla. In “Palo Alto” Coppla explores the world of privileged youth making whimsical decisions based lack of experience. The Film is based the book by James Franco. The film is gritty, humorous and above all a very real depiction of what high school […]

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Aptos teen shows courage in water rescue

Tenaya Greeninger was given the youth hero award by the Red Cross By Calvin Men calvinmen@santacruzsentinel.com @calvinmenatwork on Twitter Aptos >> At just 12 years old, Tenaya Greeninger didn’t think much of paddling out into the ocean to rescue two boys stuck in the water. Greeninger, now 14, was awarded the youth hero award by […]

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