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Mermaid Triathlon and Duathlon Capitola

Sunday, October 6th was Capitola’s Liv/Giant Mermaid Triathlon and Duathlon. Hundreds of women competed in one of the best All Women Triathlon’s on the west coast. The City of Capitola was the perfect venue offering an ocean swim around the wharf, a fun and challenging bike course followed by a run on the ocean bluff overlooking […]

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Sipping the Season: Santa Cruz Brewers Celebrate Autumn with Bold, Rich Beers

SANTA CRUZ — Beer drinkers know how to celebrate every season, and autumn’s no exception. As the temperatures drop, the brews get deeper in color and taste — a perfect way to stay warm and accompany richer meals. “The darker, sweeter beers start to get more appealing once the weather gets colder and the leaves […]

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Humpbacks put on a show off Capitola coastline

CAPITOLA — Capitola resident John F. Hunter captured several photos of humpback whales breaching near Capitola Beach on Monday, getting so close to the mammoth mammals that their barnacles can be clearly seen. Hunter, 51, said he was on a morning walk when he spotted two whales breaching close to the Capitola Wharf. He said […]

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Shredding the Gnar

Originally posted by Jack Neenan at Santa Cruz Waves Shredding the Gnar- A Surfer’s Journey  Occasionally it is important to reflect upon the adventures we have taken and the experiences we have gone through. In my quest for the ultimate ride, I learned some lessons along the way. Never give up or settle for mediocracy. […]

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FJ Anderson Artist Profile

Originally posted by Jack Neenan at Santa Cruz Waves F.J. Anderson has been creating art in Santa Cruz for quite a while. We sat down with FJ in his back yard to discuss art and style. SCW: Please tell us a little bit about your style and how you incorporate originality into your work. FJ: […]

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Salmon visit Santa Cruz!

Originally posted by Tyler Fox at Santa Cruz Waves The morning fog still veiled the coast as boaters steamed in with limits of huge Chinook salmon, the filet tables were abuzz with stories of big salmon caught and bigger ones that got away! The setting may sound like it took place in Alaska; it was […]

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