Got $6.5 million sitting around?

July 23, 2016

Because, you know, if you do, you could buy this amazing West Cliff bed and breakfast that has hosted such political luminaries as the Clintons, Nancy Pelosi and Barbara Boxer.    

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75 years of intrigue at The Mystery Spot

July 2, 2016
75 years of intrigue at The Mystery Spot

Ex Sentinel scribe Samantha Clark brings us this story on KAZU¬†about the Mystery Spot celebrating its 75th year of delighting visitors.    

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Santa Cruz Tech: Pearl (Automation) gleaming with success

June 25, 2016

Thanks to Santa Cruz Tech Beat for keeping us up-to-date on what’s happening tech-wise on this side of Highway 17. There’s quite the burgeoning industry. One of the latest critical tech darlings to come out of Santa Cruz ¬†(er, Scotts Valley) is Pearl Automation, the brainchild of some Apple alums. From Ars Technica, a leading…

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Update: Court of Mysteries, aka the Red Castle, sold

March 25, 2016

Some call it the Court of Mysteries, others call it the Red Castle, and some just know it as what’s arguably the most unusual house in Santa Cruz. It’s been uninhabited and on the market for a remarkably long time, surprising given it’s close proximity to West Cliff Drive. At long last, it’s been purchased,…

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50 perfect hours in Santa Cruz and Capitola

November 14, 2015
50 perfect hours in Santa Cruz and Capitola

7×7 recently ran a piece for SF/Bay Area folks looking at the perfect 50 hours in Santa Cruz and Capitola. It’s packed with touristy suggestions, unsurprisingly. However, it got us thinking. What would our version of 50 perfect hours in Santa Cruz look like?  

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California – The New Olive Frontier

November 13, 2015
California – The New Olive Frontier

  One crop that has proven successful despite California’s ongoing drought is olives, and there is a rapidly growing California olive oil industry that’s ripe for making a serious impact in the culinary world. Locally, Dos Aguilas near Corralitos is putting out some lovely oils, and has been inviting the public to come visit their…

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