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Public menorah lightings: Events this year include a train, bicycles and dreidels printed in 3-D

Lengthy story in J Weekly: In Santa Cruz, the Roaring Camp Railroad’s brand new “Chanukah Train” will be adorned with thousands of lights and decorations for the 5th night of Hanukkah. Following a lighting of the menorah by……olive-oil pressing demonstration and chocolate (illustration) gelt.

Public menorah lightings: Events this year include a train, bicycles and dreidels printed in 3-D

J Weekly: The first night of Hanukkah this year falls the day before Thanksgiving, and there will be plenty of public menorah lightings in the Bay Area to be thankful for. (illustration)

SJ State reacts angrily to torment of black student

San Jose Mercury News has a long article and one from Times Publishing Corp.: …never experienced such treatment, even though he was one of only a few black students at his high school in Santa Cruz. This newspaper is not naming him at his parents’ request because of the ongoing campus investigation.It also contains a warning (illustration: ereneta / flickr) of sorts in the postscript:…

DOUBLE FATAL UPDATE: One victim remembered as ‘selfless’

San Jose Mercury News: She stated some of the first responders who witnessed the incident are taking time off. First Alarm employees from Santa Cruz and other locations will be coming to the hospital to fill in.He was booked (illustration: flickr) into the Monterey County Jail on two…

Seasonal Succulents: ‘Fat plants’ perfect holiday gifts — and decorations

Two articles from San Jose Mercury News and University of California, Santa Cruz: Another plus? If you receive a succulent in a pot, you can plant it in your yard once the holidays have passed, remarked Cara Meyers, owner of DIG Gdns. in Santa Cruz. The nursery offers a range of succulents including wreaths,…

UC Workers Refuse to be Silenced

City on a Hill Press, UCSC has a long article: The scene at the base of campus was that of community, with fellow protesters greeting each other in the early morning. Yet, while the protesters were calm, signs of protest had already changed UC Santa Cruz’s entrance.

Slug Shuttle Only Measure for Special Election

City on a Hill Press, UCSC: The $1.50 per student quarterly fee required by Measure 55 will fund a shuttle service exclusive to UC Santa Cruz students, taking them from Santa Cruz to Diridon Station and the Mineta San Jose International Airport.

Klingon Creator Returns to UCSC

City on a Hill Press, UCSC: …tlhIngan maH! What seems like a typo to numerous is actually the work of a UC Santa Cruz alumnus and the preferred language of several “Trekkies” around the world.

College Notebook: Ramirez helps lead Columbia College into NAIA women’s soccer tourney

Daily Republic has a long article: Pacific Union fell to The Masters 71-55 and UC Santa Cruz 79-56 with Anthony Gonzalez totaling a combined 3 points, 3 assists and 2 rebounds in the 2 games.

From Berlin to Greece to Santa Cruz to the Puget Sound, Camover Actions Coming to Oakland?

Indybay: They who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety. – You can quote me on this. I wrote it for the Penn. Assembly in its Reply to the…

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Gotta Catch ‘em All: Santa Cruz Music This Week

Culture – Santacruz Jul 28: Santa Cruz has another weirdly awesome weekend of music for you with a lineup that includes psychedelic rock, ska-fusion, old-fashioned pop and some seriously futuristic sounds—all at a reasonable price. (more…)

West Menlo residents seek annexation by Menlo Park

Politics – Comprehensive coverage in Almanacnews Jul 28: 2 residents of Crocus Court, a cul-de-sac off of that diagonal stretch of Santa Cruz Avenue, say that there are excellent reasons to become part of Menlo Park. (more…)

The Gentrification of Cannabis

Long article from Poormagazine Jul 26: “Amateur botanist” and a Botany degree from UC Santa Cruz aren’t the same thing. (more…)

Amelia’s Barn

News – Long article from Tpgonlinedaily Jul 26: His health started to fail in 1894/95 so he and his wife moved to a small property on Union Street in Santa Cruz. (more…)



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Jun 23 2012 : Navin Alessio Filippi Class of 2013 Los Gatos High School, Santa Cruz Breakers U18 Academy.