Crews are working to shift East Cliff Drive back away from the coast by about 8 feet. That’s because of the continued erosion of that section of East Cliff Drive. As part of the repair, handrails will also be replaced through that area. A city engineer says the work is a temporary fix for an ongoing challenge.
Nearly 300 students in Monterey County took part in the 49th annual Mathletics Math Contest over the weekend, and the overall winner was York High School senior Emma Cushing. Cushing is no stranger to winning awards, as she was chosen as the girl’s scholar-athlete award winner for the Mission Trail Athletic League, and then for the entire Central Coast Section of 137 high schools. The teen was also commended as 1 (of 12) York School students recognized as national merit scholars. Cushing holds a 4.33 gpa, and is active in 3 sports: field hockey, soccer and lacrosse.
Former congressman Sam Farr is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at C-S-U-M-B’s graduation ceremonies this weekend. Farr is also scheduled to receive an honorary doctorate of law degree for his 40 years of public service. Local orchid grower Andy Matsui, who established the Matsui Foundation….which has paid 5 million dollars in scholarships to 146 students….will himself be on-hand to take part in the commencement ceremonies and receive a Doctorate Of Sciences Degree.
A local school is renovating their athletic field. In order to do so Stevenson School in Pebble Beach removed more than four hundred trees. One of the school's science classes has saved 300 samplings that will be planted at the site once the project is completed.
A 19 year-old Aptos man has pleaded not guilty to 4 counts of possessing, receiving, and distributing child pornography. Ryan Spencer (and another man, with whom he swapped images of children) could each face a minimum of 20 years in prison if they are convicted on all of the charges against them. Spencer was employed as an afterschool instructional aid at Mar Vista Elementary School and was also a cabin leader for the Outdoor Science School in Santa Cruz county.
The Cemex company has been ordered to stop mining for sand in marina. The California State Lands Commission says the company, which has been operating without a State Permit or Lease, must comply with state law. A spokesperson for Cemex says officers of the company are reviewing the information from the state lands commission, but that the company has a vested right, and all required entitlements to operate, as they have been doing for 111 years.
(09:20) Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz Police is holding a public discussion on Bicycle Traffic Safety and the Law next week. The discussion will include bicycle and pedestrian right away issues and sidewalk riding and direction of travel. The discussion will be at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, May 22 at 155 Center Street. For more information contact the Santa Cruz Police.
(08:50) Santa Cruz - A man was arrested for vehicle burglary in Santa Cruz on Sunday. The incident took place just before 2 p.m. on the 1100 block of Pacific Avenue in downtown Santa Cruz. SCPD reported that 21 year-old Cesar Chagolla broke into a car and stole the victim’s iphone. After the SCPD reviewed the surveillance video they located Chagolla near the 300 block of Soquel Avenue. Chagolla was arrested for burglary, receiving stolen property and probation violation.
SCPD Reminds the public to Never leave valuables or anything that may appear valuable to a thief in plain view inside your vehicle.
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