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S.C. APPROVES REDEV. PROJECTS 03-23-11 11:30 a.v.

In a last ditch effort to get money for projects before statewide funding ends, Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors approved a list of redevelopment projects yesterday. The county estimated 75-million dollars would go towards the projects, with the largest one being a new Mid-County sheriff’s center at 44-million. Other projects include improvements towards the Twin Lakes beachfront, the county’s mental health facility, a bike trail through Arana Gulch, and a new youth center, a joint project of the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Cruz and the Live Oak School District.

 

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BIG SUR MARATHON 03/23/11 E.A.

THE RECENT CLOSURE OF HIGHWAY 1 NEAR BIG SUR HAS AFFECTED THE ROUTE OF THE ANNUAL BIG SUR MARATHON. RACE OFFICIALS HAVE CONFIRMED THAT A MODIFIED COURSE WILL BE USED FOR THE 2011 RACE. THE COURSE WILL BEGIN AND END AT RIO ROAD IN CARMEL, AS OPPOSED TO THE TRADITIONAL BIG SUR TO CARMEL COURSE. THE COURSE WON'T BE COMPLETELY FINALIZED FOR SEVERAL WEEKS, AND OFFICIALS HOPE TO ROUTE THE RACE THROUGH PARTS OF POINT LOBOS STATE RESERVE.

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SALINAS MOLEST CASE 03/23/11 E.A.

A FORMER SALINAS TEACHER ACCUSED OF MOLESTING 3 STUDENTS HAS WAIVED HIS RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL AND WILL FACE A COURT TRIAL BEFORE A JUDGE. 69 YEAR-OLD MANUEL G. RIVERA FACES A MAXIMUM TERM OF 16-MONTHS IN PRISON IF CONVICTED, A LOWER TERM FOR HIS CHARGED CRIMES THAN IF HE HAD FACED A JURY TRIAL. RIVERA IS DUE IN COURT MAY 5TH.

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MO. CO. GANG PLAN 03/23/11 E.A.

MONTEREY COUNTY SUPERVISORS HAVE APPROVED A NEW PLAN TO COMBAT THE COUNTY'S GANG PROBLEM. THE DRAFT INCLUDES PLANS TO IMPROVE PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, DEVELOP A GUN DROP-OFF PROGRAM, AND PLACE ZONING RESTRICTIONS FOR ALCOHOL SALES IN HIGH CRIME AREAS. THE PLAN WILL BE PRESENTED TO THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE IN APRIL FOR REVIEW.

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S.C. HARBOR REOPENS TODAY 03-23-11 08:30 a.v.

Officials with the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor reopened the harbor today to all boat traffic. Crews determined water depth for the main channel was safe and clear of any submerged vessels. The launch ramp will however, remain closed, but is expected to reopen tomorrow. Harbor officials warn that despite reopening the harbor to boat traffic, there is still no water service or power on some of the dock areas that were damaged as a result of tsunami surges caused by the earthquake in japan on March 11th.

 

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