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Just Peachy! Farmers' Market Recipes for Fresh Peach Dishes

Just Peachy! Farmers' Market Recipes for Fresh Peach Dishes

An amazing salad, a fresh salsa and a grilled option.
Santa Cruz Deputies Search For Man Reported Missing From Psychiatric Hospital

Santa Cruz Deputies Search For Man Reported Missing From Psychiatric Hospital

The missing gentleman, 24, has medical issues and his life could be at risk if he does not receive the treatment he needs.
PG&E Pleads Not Guilty, Denies Obstructing Justice in 2010 San Bruno Fire

PG&E Pleads Not Guilty, Denies Obstructing Justice in 2010 San Bruno Fire

The court action came today in a federal court in San Francisco in connection with the explosion and fire that killed eight and injured 66.
Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival Announces 2015 Logo Design Contest (Yes, For Next Year!)

Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival Announces 2015 Logo Design Contest (Yes, For Next Year!)

And, no, you do not need to live in Half Moon Bay! The 2014 contest winner is from Georgia. Deadline: Sept. 1.
Raccoon Rescued From Metal Grate In Soquel

Raccoon Rescued From Metal Grate In Soquel

The poor critter's head was stuck in a metal drain cover on Sunday.
Book Now For New Year's Eve Family Sleepover At Monterey Bay Aquarium

Book Now For New Year's Eve Family Sleepover At Monterey Bay Aquarium

Seems far off, 'tis true! But you have to plan ahead for these things: "New Year's Eve Seashore Sleepover" is Dec. 31 to Jan. 1, 2015.
Pumpkin Spice Latte to Make Early Debut, Starbucks Announces

Pumpkin Spice Latte to Make Early Debut, Starbucks Announces

The popular fall-flavored drink will be returning Aug. 25, nearly a month before the official start of autumn.
Watch: Robin Williams Makes 'Koko' the Gorilla Smile

Watch: Robin Williams Makes 'Koko' the Gorilla Smile

In 2001, the famous Bay Area gorilla hadn’t smiled for seven months. Then she met Robin Williams.
Military, Cops, Firefighters Ride Free! 'Appreciation Day' Coming Up at Santa Cruz Boardwalk

Military, Cops, Firefighters Ride Free! 'Appreciation Day' Coming Up at Santa Cruz Boardwalk

Specials and discounts for families of active, retired police officers, correctional officers, firefighters, EMTs, members of the military.
What Medicare Does (and Doesn't) Cover

What Medicare Does (and Doesn't) Cover

Part A? Part B? Do you know the difference and details?
Police Arrest Woman, 19, In Vacaville For March Accident That Injured Watsonville Boy

Police Arrest Woman, 19, In Vacaville For March Accident That Injured Watsonville Boy

The 10-year-old is still in the hospital after being struck in a crosswalk.
Support Troops by Donating Your Unused Phones Throughout Santa Cruz County

Support Troops by Donating Your Unused Phones Throughout Santa Cruz County

Phones can be donated to 'Cell Phones For Soldiers' at locations in Santa Cruz, Capitola and Watsonville.
Agencies Ordered To Enforce Statewide Water Restrictions

Agencies Ordered To Enforce Statewide Water Restrictions

Violators of the prohibited actions are punishable with fines of up to $500 per day.
Animal Shelters Brace for Unwanted Effects of New 'Ninja Turtles' Movie

Animal Shelters Brace for Unwanted Effects of New 'Ninja Turtles' Movie

Some turtle and tortoise owners may sell animals with compromised health or turtles carrying salmonella.
Double Header: Supermoon and Perseid Meteor Shower

Double Header: Supermoon and Perseid Meteor Shower

The super moon is Sunday night, just as the annual Perseid meteor shower is about to peak.
Bill to Reduce Cell Phone Robberies Step Closer to Becoming Law in California

Bill to Reduce Cell Phone Robberies Step Closer to Becoming Law in California

The 'Cell Phone Kill Switch Bill' is meant to keep help keep smartphone owners from being mugged or robbed for their phones.
California Beer Festival in Aptos This Weekend

California Beer Festival in Aptos This Weekend

Saturday: “Craft Beer Heaven” and Sunday: “Hamburger & Hops Music Festival”
How to Follow Capitola-Soquel Patch on Mobile

How to Follow Capitola-Soquel Patch on Mobile

Say goodbye to the old Patch app and hello to the new, mobile-friendly Patch.com.
Serial LAX Stowaway Busted Again; Big Whale Closeups; Bicycle Drive-By

Serial LAX Stowaway Busted Again; Big Whale Closeups; Bicycle Drive-By

#PatchCalifornia: Pharmacy tobacco ban • Rock climber falls to his death • Detective assaulted 3 massage therapists and more.
Stanford Study: Chronic Pain Crushes Your Mojo

Stanford Study: Chronic Pain Crushes Your Mojo

Mice suffering chronic pain undergo a change in brain circuitry that makes them less willing to work for a reward.