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Category Archives: Outdoor Adventure

Lick Observatory kicks off popular Summer Series

Once the sun set on amateur astronomers enjoying solar flares from their tailgate parties atop Mt. Hamilton last weekend, scientists from NASA and University of California Observatories invited the public … Continue reading

June 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

West Marine launches new Santa Cruz test store

SANTA CRUZ—After four years at the helm of the nation’s largest boating goods supplier, West Marine’s chief executive officer stood at the entrance of a new water lifestyle test store … Continue reading

August 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Fox Factory lifts guidance after better than expected Q2 sales

SCOTTS VALLEY—Executives at high-end shock maker Fox Factory celebrated a 5.3 percent second quarter revenue jump from a year ago and lifted their guidance for 2016. Net income for the … Continue reading

August 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

SF startup reaches out to local adventure guides for outdoor experience

SANTA CRUZ—A San Francisco social media startup is tapping into the rich vein of Monterey Bay adventure sports companies with a new online marketplace of outdoor activities led by experienced … Continue reading

May 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Flat Track Pivot Shamrock N. Roller finds her passion in building roller derby community

Every year, the member-run Santa Cruz Derby Girls organization votes in a slate of leaders from a ballot that reads like a roster of superheroes, super villains and just plain … Continue reading

March 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Santa Cruz Woman Spring 2016

The Santa Cruz Sentinel is publishing its third volume of Santa Cruz Woman today. You can find it with today’s paper or online at:  Santa Cruz Woman Spring, 2016.  

March 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Santa Cruz High alum to fly high to raise $1M for Navy SEALs, their families

SANTA CRUZ—Santa Cruz High School alum and former U.S. Navy SEAL Andy Stumpf plans to don a wingsuit and drop from a plane at 37,265 feet in an attempt to … Continue reading

October 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cheetah conservationist links successful efforts in Africa to local economic drivers, education

SANTA CRUZ—A decades-long conservation effort to preserve cheetahs from extinction in the rural, southwest African country of Namibia has grown into a multi-faceted drive to transform both farming practices and … Continue reading

October 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Monterey Bay Birding Festival draws more than 300 attendees

WATSONVILLE—As the sun was rising Friday morning, bird lovers trekked to strategic feeding and nesting areas throughout the Monterey Bay, their eyes attentive to the skies and the unique wetlands … Continue reading

September 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

UCSC professor studying hearts say Maverick’s surfer had highest recorded rate

SANTA CRUZ—The suggested daily exercise regimen for humans is only a fraction of what it should be to offset heart disease concerns, according to Terrie M. Williams, a UC Santa … Continue reading

September 17, 2015 · Leave a comment


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