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...over our backs to make sure we don't start any fires."The mother and stepfather of Gabriel Constans, who lives in Santa Cruz, California, are 80 and 86. They've hosted the large family for Thanksgiving for more than 40 years at their house...
Study links changing winds to warming in Pacific

...premature, at best."Johnstone and co-author Nathan Mantua, a research scientist with the NOAA Fisheries Service in Santa Cruz, California, pointed to the fact that one steep ocean warming period from 1920 to 1940 predates the big increases in...
Mountain biker headed for epic Africa race

...Northern California this winter to train in fairer weather. He focused on logging long days with lots of climbing in the Santa Cruz Mountains."The number one challenge is that I'm a slow climber," Grossman says. "If I'm able to climb at 4...

...canine search teams had previously reported that their dogs had showed interest in a particular area.Nik Martinelli, a Santa Cruz water-conservation specialist who is up before dawn patrolling for overwatered lawns, launched a recent lesson...," Pete Raimondi, chairman of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at University of California, Santa Cruz's Long Marine Lab, told The Santa Rosa Press Democrat.Even starfish in an aquarium at the Gulf of the Farallones...

...different sentiments about how to proceed.For wildlife biologist Glenn Stewart, who directs the University of California, Santa Cruz Predatory Bird Research Group, allowing baby birds to topple into the choppy, frigid San Francisco Bay and drown is...
Barbara Larson

...daughters and a son in Cupertino and the Santa Cruz Mountains. Barbara attended DeAnza...directing choirs in Los Altos and Santa Cruz, and continuing her own private...Genco and Julie Larson, both of Santa Cruz, and son Rick Larson, of Moraga...
Raymond Lavern Hanson

...cousin Art Hill; son in-law Jim Segerstom and others. He is survived by his brother Dennis Hanson and his wife Ida of Santa Cruz, Calif.; sister Joan Walker and husband Ed of Puyallup, Wash.; daughters Shiree Hanson Segerstrom of Sacramento...
Nature's wind tunnel is the place for extreme windsurfing

...semi-transient enthusiasts who spend each day in search of ''huge air,'' challenging swells and a radical experience. It's Santa Cruz cool meets Mount Hood hardiness in very cold water. Just off Washington 14, some 50 cars line the roadside at Doug's...
Surfers visit Turnagain Arm in Alaska for unique bore-tide ride

...what he is used to surfing in the Santa Cruz area. On his first ride, he felt...the world, and the big waves of Santa Cruz's Steamer Lane. Instead, he used...compared to the waves on a decent day in Santa Cruz,'' Brown said. Yet, ''it was...


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