A surfer looks for his exit as this middle peak wave face crashes in front of him. Dan Coyro/Sentinel
After running out of wave face going left on this middle peak bomb, Tuesday, a surfer dives off the back of the crashing wave. Dan Coyro/Sentinel
Posted from Santa Cruz, California, United States.
Tuesday's large swell out of the West claimed another surfboard at Steamer Lane.
Arbor Art tree worker Curtis Ruiz finds himself branching out as his crew performs annual pruning on a maple at Bert and Lois Muhly's Walnut Avenue home in Santa Cruz on Tuesday. (Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel
Surfers brave the mid-30 degree temperatures Wednesday morning to grab some crisp, clean waves held up by an off-shore breeze blowing icey spray off the lip as waves roll into Middle Peak and Indicators surf breaks. (Dan Coyro/Sentinel)
Dawn light broke over Santa Cruz christmas Day to find the surf statue sporting a Santa hat and holiday leis. (Dan Coyro/Sentinel)
A rainbow arcs over Frank and Wilma Costa as they are pedaled over the West Cliff Trestle by Tom Horner on a ride around town for their 65th anniversary on Thursday. (Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel)
Pedicab driver Tom Horner negotiates downtown Santa Cruz traffic as he pedals Frank and Wilma Costa up Pacific Avenue during their anniversary ride on Thursday. (Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel)
Wilma and Frank Costa share a tender moment in Tom Horner's pedicab as they celebrate their 65th anniversary with a ride around Santa Cruz and dinner on the Wharf on Thursday. (Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel)
A dog out for a romp with beach comber is reflected, along with the Boardwalk's Loggers Revenge ride in the still water near the mouth of the San Lorenzo River on Tuesday. (Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel)
A visitor to Seabright State Beach walks along the tidal zone on Tuesday as the ebb and flow of the tide creates a striking pattern on the shore. (Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel)
Amazing sunset Friday night, Nov. 5, 2010. Photo shot from West Cliff Drive, submitted to the Sentinel by Misa Lawson.
Grace O'Brien prepares to catch a softball at Main Beach in Santa Cruz on Wednesday afternoon. (Julia Moore/Sentinel)
Bridget Grossi attempts to block the ball during water polo practice at the Santa Cruz High School pool on Monday. (Julia Moore/Sentinel)