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Aussie women volunteers ride the bus

  I met Chris and Helen this morning on my bus ride from Santa Cruz to San Jose. Chris and Helen are volunteer course marshals for the 2010 Amgen Tour of California, and they’re on their way with their luggage to the start of Stage 4 in San Jose.

Santa Cruz Metro considers Highway 17 fare increase

The Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District board voted in favor of a fare increase on the popular Highway 17 service to “maintain an optimal farebox recovery ratio.” Most fares will increase 25%. A public hearing and second vote is required before the fare increase, scheduled for June 10, takes place.