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Is the border out of control — or just a political haymaker?
Tucson Weekly  |  Tim Vanderpool  |  10-27-2011  |  International

Using Soccer to Help Juvenile Offenders in Santa Cruz Countynew

For the last four years, Gina Castaneda has been a deputy probation officer for Santa Cruz County, working with juvenile offenders who live in the Watsonville area. Her soccer team is made up of a small handful of the 400 youths currently on, or at least in contact with, county probation, some of them from rival gangs.
Good Times Santa Cruz  |  Jessica Lussenhop  |  11-11-2009  |  Crime & Justice

One Arizona Sheriff Deals With the Challenges and Realities of Today's Bordernew

When Tony Estrada was a child in Santa Cruz County, there was no wall. Estrada misses those days. But when one is sheriff of a border county, there's not much chance for wistful melancholy.
Tucson Weekly  |  Tim Vanderpool  |  08-28-2009  |  Immigration

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