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19 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

UCSC scholarship honors Capitola murder victim

SANTA CRUZ >> Joseph Gordon Smith, a Santa Cruz man who was shot and killed in his Capitola office in November, will be honored with a scholarship in his name at UC Santa Cruz.

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Related Topix: Capitola, CA, Santa Cruz, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Judge sentences man for fatal Tesla vs. bike collision, calls driver a 'saint', victim an 'angel'

Loved ones of 40-year-old Joshua Alper hold a photograph of the UC Santa Cruz librarian as they attend the hearing of 63-year-old Navindra Jain at the Santa Cruz County Courthouse on Friday.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, Alternative, Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz County, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Lisa Kolbeck, Santa Cruz County Stories: For 40 years, Live Oak...

Lisa Kolbeck with some of her charges in her Little School, which she's been running in Live Oak for 26 years.

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Related Topix: Live Oak, CA, Santa Cruz County, CA, Preschoolers, Family, Santa Cruz, CA

Rands In Repose

Hacking on Mtrek

Mtrek is a real-time multiplayer space combat game loosely set in the Star Trek Universe.

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Related Topix: Programming Languages, Science / Technology

Sun Jul 20, 2014

LA Daily News

Thousands attend special Mass for immigrants at Los Angeles cathedral

Alcantara was 13 years old when her parents brought her and her two younger brothers to the United States illegally to escape a life of poverty, government corruption and the effects of organized crime.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Aptos cheerleaders hope to perform in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Aptos High School senior cheerleading captains Maya Wilson, Retly-Mei Reyes, Kelly Murphy and Sarah Ramirez work on their technique as they continue to raise funds toward the goal of cheering in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Aptos, CA, Santa Cruz, CA, Duke University, UC San Diego

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Jewish News Weekly

Student returns to Holy Land at critical juncture

Because of her Korean heritage, Hana Rothstein is used to people questioning her Jewish identity.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, Kensington, CA, Mills College, Religion, Judaism

The Jewish News Weekly

U.C. Regents appoint Jewish UCLA student to board

The U.C. Board of Regents confirmed UCLA junior Avi Oved as its student regent for the 2015-16 school year during a meeting July 16 in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, UC Berkeley

Democracy Now

U.S. Turns Back on Child Migrants After Its Policies in Guatemala, Honduras Sowed Seeds of Crisis

Dana Frank , Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and an expert on human rights and U.S. policy in Honduras.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, US News, Liberal Political News

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Participants in CSUMB's Camp SEA Lab gather important marine life data

Anna Kazimi, 14, and Indigo Goehring, 13, look over a bat star during Camp SEA Lab in Pacific Grove.

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Related Topix: Pacific Grove, CA

Monterey County Herald

Christa Martin: Danielle Williamson's new media; Magdalena Reiter and the art of the figure

Often our experience of a given film is a somewhat solitary experience. Even if we skip Netflix and go out to a theater, we sit in the dark in respectful silence and file out to our separate cars when it's over.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Arts, Painting

New Scientist

Strange dark stuff is making the universe too bright

LIGHT is in crisis. The universe is far brighter than it should be based on the number of light-emitting objects we can find, a cosmic accounting problem that has astronomers baffled.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Santa Cruz, CA, Weird, Science / Technology

Tue Jul 15, 2014

National Public Radio

Underwater Meadows Might Serve As Antacid For Acid Seas

The world's oceans are changing - chemically changing. As people put more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, the oceans absorb more of it, and that's making the water more acidic.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, UC Davis, Davis, CA, Santa Cruz, CA

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz Councilwoman Hilary Bryant passes on second term

SANTA CRUZ >> City Councilwoman Hilary Bryant says she will not be a candidate in November's election, a decision that triggers an extension of the nomination period that opens Monday.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Home Listing, Home, Santa Cruz County, CA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Food Truck Freedom: Santa Cruz to revise mobile vending rules

Daric and Kathy Wallace operate the Cruz N Gourmet food truck, catering to students and staff at UC Santa Cruz.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Soquel, CA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Broadway By the Bay to Stage DREAMGIRLS at the Fox Theatre, 8/15-31

The sensational musical DREAMGIRLS runs from August 15th through 31st at the historic Fox Theatre in Redwood City .

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Redwood City, CA, Pop/Rock, The Shirelles, Music!, Tony Awards, African-American, Santa Cruz, CA

Mashable

This Weekend, Behold The Giant Buck Moon

An exceptionally large and glorious moon will grace our skies this weekend. The Moon will be full at the perigee point of its orbit - the point when it's closest to Earth.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz housing crisis: More homes needed

"We have a housing crisis in our community," he said, speaking to more than 100 people Tuesday at the Santa Cruz County Business Council luncheon at UC Santa Cruz's Terra Fresca Restaurant.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz County, CA, Rio del Mar, CA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

SiliconValley.com

Google executive's overdose death on his yacht turns torrid with prostitute's arrest

It was a camera-caught crime of callousness -- an unconscious Silicon Valley tech executive left to die on his luxury yacht with a fatal fix of heroin coursing through his veins.

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Contra Costa Times

Google executive's November death on Santa Cruz yacht turns torrid with prostitute's arrest

It was a camera-caught crime of callousness -- an unconscious Silicon Valley tech executive left to die on his luxury yacht with a fatal fix of heroin coursing through his veins.

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