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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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Santa Cruz Sentinel

UCSC alum designs affordable desktop digital router

UC Santa Cruz alumni Tom Beckett and Bar Smith have created an affordable desktop CNC router, which can carve objects from computer designs.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Rosa, CA, UC Berkeley

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Cabrillo Stage presents 'Putting It Together,' a must-see for all Sondheim lovers

Stephen Sondheim's name is attached to some of the greatest works ever to inhabit a Broadway stage from "West Side Story" to "Sweeney Todd" to "Into the Woods."

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Related Topix: Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Theater, Arts, Santa Cruz County, CA, Santa Cruz, CA

Davis Enterprise

Art, science meld for unusual lecture series at UC Davis

All are welcome at the next Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous, a speaker series at UC Davis that focuses on the "borderland between art and science," an organizer says.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, UC Davis, Ohio State University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

CNN

Adult Friend Finder.... an Expose'

People, sometimes 40,000-50,000 on any given day spend hours and hours searching for other adults to have spontaneous random unprotected sex with others.

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Related Topix: Stanford University, Illinois Institute of Technology, Northwestern University

Agri Marketing

UC Davis Announces Food Initiative To Address Global Challenges

UC DAVIS ANNOUNCES FOOD INITIATIVE TO ADDRESS GLOBAL CHALLENGES Jul. 8, 2014 Feedstuffs magazine reports: University of California president Janet Napolitano presented the university system's plans July 1 for a comprehensive food initiative to the California State Board of Food & Agriculture.

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Related Topix: UC Davis, California, Agriculture, Science

Sun Jul 06, 2014

New Scientist

I'm modelling whale ways to keep them safe from ships

The unique Sri Lankan blue whales live in busy shipping waters. Marine biologist Asha de Vos is using mathematical models to put them out of harm's way You advocate using mathematical models to prevent Sri Lankan whales being killed by ship strikes.

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Related Topix: Sri Lanka, World News, Asia, Santa Cruz, CA, Science / Technology

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Patch.com

City & UC Santa Cruz Now Share Fire Services

News from the City of Santa Cruz: In a landmark decision that will sustain effective operations and enhance emergency response throughout the City of Santa Cruz, the University of California, Santa Cruz is contracting with the city for its fire emergency services as of July 1. The city council last month authorized the city manager to execute a ... (more)

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

American Library Association

Q&A with Laurie R. King

Laurie R. King is the bestselling author of 23 books, known for her detective/mystery fiction, including the Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes and Kate Martinelli mysteries.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Santa Cruz, CA, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA

The San Diego Union-Tribune

CSUSM hires arts school chief

A professor and college administrator from Hawaii has been named the founding director of the new School of Arts in the College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences at California State University San Marcos.

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Related Topix: Cal State San Marcos, San Marcos, CA, Cal State Channel Islands, Santa Cruz, CA

National Geographic

One of the Most Earthlike Planets Ever Found May Not Exist

A filtered picture shows sunspots similar to the ones on Gliese 581 blamed for a false detection of a planet.

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Related Topix: Penn State University Park, State College, PA, Astronomy, Science

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Watsonville High grad overcomes hardship to become U.S. citizen

UC Santa Cruz student Juan Hernandez Lopez, center, takes the oath of U.S. citizenship with 93 others at Porter College on Wednesday morning.

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KSBW-TV

UC Santa Cruz pioneers in organic, sustainable farming

C PRESIDENT JANET NAPOLITANO UNVEILED THE PLAN TODAY... AND IT HAS A LOFTY GOAL: WORK WITH LOCAL FARMERS TO PROVIDE HEALTHY FOOD TO PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Santa Cruz, CA, Entomology

NatureNews

Astronomy: Planets in chaos

The discovery of thousands of star systems wildly different from our own has demolished ideas about how planets form.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Chemistry, Santa Cruz, CA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Coast Lines, July 2, 2014: Lumberjack Days celebrates logging history

The Lumberjack Days competition will celebrate local logging history 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Astronomy, Science, Libraries

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

$4M gift supports UCSC farming apprenticeship

An apprentice in the six-month organic farming training program harvests summer squash in raised-bed gardens at the UC Santa Cruz Farm.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Argentina, World News, Home Gardening, Home

The News Tribune

Learn a summer's worth of 19th-century skills at Fort Nisqually

"Frontier House" was a popular PBS historical reality series that profiled three families living life as they would have in 1800s Montana.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Painting, Arts

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