Family says PG&E makes it tough to go green
SCOTTS VALLEY -- Ask Rachel Clawson, and she'll tell you it's not always easy being green. When Clawson and her family found a Scotts Valley home in the hills to rent last August, it seemed like the perfect place. Full Story

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CAPITOLA - The Soquel Creek Water District's board of directors voted late Tuesday to raise its water usage fees as much as 16 percent for the average household and 32 percent for bigger water users.  Full Story
 
Safety project to revamp Santa Cruz's Laurel Street
SANTA CRUZ -- The remains of hundreds of crashes are evident on Laurel Street: sign poles bent by skidding vehicles and curbs blackened by the tires of out-of-control cars. Full Story

SANTA CRUZ -- The fight for California votes may have ended on Super Tuesday, but the fight for California dollars continues in what's become a virtual standoff in the Democratic presidential primary, where money is sure to play a deciding role.  Full Story
 
Cuba long an area of interest in Santa Cruz
SANTA CRUZ -- Santa Cruz backers of Cuba say they hope Fidel Castro's legacy of health care and education will live on in the wake of his retirement announcement Tuesday. Full Story

 
SAN JOSE -- Scotts Valley High girls soccer coach Art Munoz stressed all season the importance of scoring ugly goals.  Full Story
 
 
Jeni Brill saw her dreams go up in smoke. In August, she opened a shop in Pleasure Point celebrating Santa Cruz culture, showcasing art by local artists and supporting local nonprofits.  Full Story
 
 
The Super Bowl matchup between New England and New York has played itself out on dinner tables for years.  Full Story
 
 
INDEPENDENCE, Mo.—A high school senior accused of trying to pay hit men $260 to kill his adoptive parents had always been a "very good child," his mother said through tears Wednesday.  Full Story
 
 
LONDON—Thousands of passengers are suffering delays or canceled flights at London's Heathrow Airport because of a computer glitch in a baggage system.  Full Story
 
 

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