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2 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

UCSC professor to Assembly: Treat children seeking refuge humanely

SANTA CRUZ >> UC Santa Cruz professor Dana Frank, an expert in modern Honduran history, traveled to Sacramento Tuesday to speak in favor of a state Assembly resolution calling for humane treatment of the children fleeing from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador and seeking refuge in California.

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Related Topix: Folk, Assembly, US News, Illegal Immigration

Justin Timberlake ice Bucket Challenges

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

13 hrs ago | Overclockers Club

Combining Molecular Measurement Techniques on a Single Chip

Many people likely associate the image of a table covered with beakers, flasks, burners, and at least one microscope with a chemistry laboratory, but that is likely to change in the future.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Santa Cruz, CA

17 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Coast Lines, Aug. 19, 2014: Talk about strawberry research Tuesday

A workshop on anaerobic soil disinfestation will take place 8:15-11:30 a.m. at the Santa Cruz County UC Cooperative Extension, 1432 Freedom Blvd., Watsonville, with Spanish translation provided.

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

21 hrs ago | The Ashland Daily Tidings

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Growers Market: The Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market runs from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ashland Armory, 1420 E. Main St. See www.rvgrowersmarket.com.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Ashland, OR

Mon Aug 18, 2014

EurekAlert!

Breast Cancer Breakthrough Award funds search for new treatments

UC Santa Cruz cancer researcher Seth Rubin has received a $350,000 grant to fund his work toward the development of a new class of drugs for treating breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Science, Retinoblastoma, Genetics

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Business Digest, Aug. 19, 2014: UC Santa Cruz's Brenda Romero planning game conference

Brenda Romero, award-winning game designer in residence at UC Santa Cruz, entrepreneur, and Fullbright Fellow, is among those helping plan the Game Developers Conference March 2-6, 2015, in San Francisco.

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WWLP

river raft

LA CROSSE, Wisc. Two art students from California are traveling down the Mississippi River this month in a one of a kind boat, while working on a project called Secret History of the American River People.Wes Modes and Kai Dalgleish are both masters art students at the University of California Santa Cruz, floating down the river in a vessel fit for ... (more)

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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI

The China Post

Capitola Soroptimist's Bras for a Cause draws supportive crowd

Santa Cruz Sentinel/MCT--Sequins, cans of beer, soccer balls and a curvaceous Mount Rushmore were unified together as art on oversized bras displayed at the ninth annual Bras for a Cause at the Seascape Golf Club near Santa Cruz, California on Sunday.

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Broward-Palm Beach

SeaWorld's Bigger Orca Tanks Project Is...

SeaWorld has been in a bit of a pickle ever since the release of the documentary Blackfish came out in 2013.

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Related Topix: UC Davis, La-Jolla, CA, Oceanography, Science

New Scientist

Zoologger: The secret hop of the Californian flea seed

At the height of summer in California, thousands of tiny brown spheres start falling from oak trees, littering the ground.

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Related Topix: California, Entomology, Science, Santa Cruz, CA, Science / Technology

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz County unemployment 7.2 percent in July

SANTA CRUZ >> Unemployment in Santa Cruz County, 7.2 percent in July, is down sharply from 8.6 percent a year ago, but up from 6.8 percent in June on seasonal job losses on public and private schools on summer hiatus.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz County, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

UC Santa Cruz fair showcases research of minority students

UC Santa Cruz student Rolando Cruz Perez of Salinas explains his research to UCSC postdoctorate student Reihaneh Saberi at Friday's research symposium on the UCSC campus.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, San Diego, CA, Rolando (San Diego, CA), Salinas, CA

BroadwayWorld.com

Broadway By the Bay Stages DREAMGIRLS at the Fox Theatre, Now thru 8/31

The sensational musical DREAMGIRLS runs from today, 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

WXOW-TV La Crosse

2 art students take journey in shantyboat on Mississippi

Two art students from California are traveling down the Mississippi River this month in a one of a kind boat, while working on a project called Secret History of the American River People.Wes Modes and Kai Dalgleish are both masters art students at the University of California Santa Cruz, floating down the river in a vessel fit for Huckleberry ... (more)

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McClatchy

Amid 'Blackfish' backlash, SeaWorld to expand orca environments

Battered by controversy over its treatment of killer whales, SeaWorld San Diego announced Friday that it plans to double the size of its orca environment, contribute an additional $10 million to research on the species and establish an independent advisory committee of scientists to oversee its orca program.

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Related Topix: San Antonio, TX, UC Davis, Oceanography, Science

The Union

Nevada City Film Fest to add Student Showcase

The 14th Annual Nevada City Film Festival, Sept. 4th-7th, will feature a brand-new program this year, featuring brand-new filmmakers.

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Related Topix: Nevada City, CA, Santa Cruz, CA, Theater, Arts, Mammoth Lakes, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Coast Lines, Aug. 15, 2014: November's school board race set

Deedee Perez-Granados of Live Oak, a professor at Cal State Monterey Bay, was appointed to the Santa Cruz City Schools board in lieu of election Wednesday after no one filed to run for a seat vacated by incumbent Steve Trujillo.

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Related Topix: Cal State Monterey Bay, Live Oak, CA, Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz County, CA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Point Reyes Light

Marin looking to repossess troubled San Geronimo land

A seven-acre San Geronimo property that has seen the rise and fall of a marijuana kingpin through plans for a luxury home to an environmental lawsuit to bankruptcy hearings while its owner was in federal prison is now being eyed by the county for repossession after seven years in default and more than $100,000 in unpaid property taxes.

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Related Topix: San Geronimo, CA, Economics News, Federal Prisons, Prison, Bankruptcy

Santa Cruz Sentinel

UC Santa Cruz begins building biology center this fall

SANTA CRUZ >> Construction will begin in November on a $54 million UC Santa Cruz coastal biology building on the marine science campus.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Science, Ecology

KION 46

UC Santa Cruz: Private donations topped $50 million last year

Private donations to UC Santa Cruz during the fiscal year that ended June 30 topped $50 million for the first time.

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