Who am I?I cover crime, courts and the Live Oak School District for the Santa Cruz Sentinel. I'm originally from New York state's capital, Albany, but was most recently living in Chicago. I'm excited to be in Santa Cruz, adjusting to life on the left coast. It's a whole lot different than what I'm used to.
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Monthly Archives: September 2011
Last Saturday, I was in the Sentinel office working on some stories when I heard a call come over the police scanner involving a duck. My ears immediately perked up, and I listened intently to a call about a woman … Continue reading
My colleague Tovin had a story yesterday about a fire in Corralitos that destroyed four cars, damaged five others and burned a quarter-acre of land. This would be upsetting no matter where or when it occurred, but it struck me … Continue reading
You know why Santa Cruz County residents are lucky? Because of the proximity to the ocean? The temperate climate? The redwoods? Well, yes, of course, but they can also be happy because they live in a place where there’s an … Continue reading
Last week I reported on an admitted bank robber from Santa Cruz who will be sentenced to prison in November. Kent Lee Maxon admitted to robbing two banks in Santa Cruz in 2009 and 2010. He also robbed two banks … Continue reading
Can someone explain this van to a Santa Cruz newb, por favor?
I’m slowly getting used to the wacky world of Santa Cruz. For instance, I’ve started to get used to the fact that there are panhandlers holding silly signs on a regular basis. Most of the signs are not as creative … Continue reading