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March 7, 2013 | 9:03 am

Massive Memorial Held for Slain Santa Cruz Officers

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The city government shut down in Santa Cruz on Thursday as workers joined a massive memorial for two slain police officers. A procession of 200 vehicles left at 8:45 a.m. from the town’s Boardwalk and traveled through Santa Cruz, heading over Highway 17 to the HP Pavilion in San Jose. Genelle King Heim shared the […]

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February 27, 2013 | 8:25 am

Slain Santa Cruz Officers Remembered

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Friends and family of two slain Santa Cruz officers offered tributes to them on Wednesday. Officers Elizabeth Butler and Loran “Butch” Baker died Tuesday afternoon after confronting a suspect police identified as Jeremy Goulet, who died in a subsequent shootout. Susan Valot, a freelance reporter for the California Report, remembered Elizabeth Butler from schooldays. Butler […]

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Santa Cruz’s James Durbin Off ‘American Idol’

May 12, 2011 | 6:58 pm

Santa Cruz’s James Durbin Off ‘American Idol’

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[Update, Friday 3 p.m.: James Durbin will appear Saturday at a hometown celebration at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. ] Here’s a shocker, and a distinct bummer, if you’re a fan of Santa Cruz’s own James Durbin: He was voted off “American Idol” this evening. The show is not even airing yet in the Pacific […]

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‘A Different American Idol’

May 12, 2011 | 3:50 pm

‘A Different American Idol’

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Update: James Durbin was voted off ‘Idol’ tonight. The result was in well before the show went on the air here on the West Coast. More on the vote: Santa Cruz’s James Durbin Voted Off ‘American Idol.’ A local favorite could make it to the American Idol finals tonight. 22-year-old James Durbin has inspired fans […]

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March 14, 2011 | 3:44 pm

Master List of Earthquake, Tsunami, Nuclear Video and Photos

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For the last few days, KQED News Editor Dan Brekke and I have been posting photos and video related to the titanic events that have engulfed Japan and rippled out, literally and figuratively, into the wider world, including our own region. Here are all the videos and photos we’ve found to date, in one place. […]

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March 14, 2011 | 12:48 pm

Crescent City and Santa Cruz Clean Up From Tsunami Damage

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The California Report today takes a look at damage and recovery efforts in Santa Cruz and Crescent City, two cities hit by hard tsunami surges on Friday. The Sentinel reports that 18 boats sunk in Santa Cruz, with four being pulled out as of Sunday night. And in Crescent City, in the northern corner of […]

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