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  1. Spring gardening classes getting underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ukiah Daily Journal

    ... in the mushroom cultivation industry off and on since 1989. After getting a bachelor's degree in biology from UC Santa Cruz, Walker worked at a button mushroom farm in the Santa Cruz area. His interest grew to wild mushrooms after taking classes ...

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  2. UC Santa Cruz faculty join scientists urging Trump to fight global warmingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    SANTA CRUZ >> Four UC Santa Cruz scientists joined more than 700 other physicists and astronomers from around the nation earlier this month, all signing a letter to President Donald Trump, urging him to recognize - and fight - global warming. Stephanie Bailey, Robert Johnson, Nicholas McConnell and Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz of the astronomy and physics departments signed the letter, which was mailed to Trump on Jan. 17. The letter had 706 signers.

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  3. New Genome Browser product gives freedom to easily collaborate in the cloudRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    January 23, 2017 - Until now, genomics research groups working with sensitive medical data were largely limited to using local Genome Browser installations to maintain confidentiality, complicating data-sharing among collaborators. Today, the Genome Browser group of the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute announced they have changed that by launching a new product, Genome Browser in the Cloud .

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  4. Anti-Oil Activists Stage College Campus Walkouts Over Trump's Climate PoliciesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    A man wearing a mask depicting U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump protests during a demonstration against climate change outside of the U.S. Embassy in London, Britain on November 18, 2016. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo Thousands of college students are staging class walkouts in protest of President Donald Trump's climate policies and to urge their administrations to sell off fossil fuel investments.

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  5. SLCC Hosts All-Female Panel On Race, Equality and Human RightsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Women In Freedom forum at SLCC features black female activists who worked to educate and motivate people to embrace civil action. Salt Lake Community College will host the "Women In Freedom Movement" forum Feb. 8, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Grand Theatre, located at Center for Arts & Media on the SLCC South City Campus, 1575 S. State Street in Salt Lake City.

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  6. Cement Ship 'not going to disappear,' scientist said in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... in half. "It's not going to disappear any time soon, " said Gary Griggs, the director of Marine Sciences at UC Santa Cruz. "The Cement Ship is moving around, yes. There's just enough wave energy and enough high tides that the sand around the base of ...

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  7. Men's basketball continues strong play with wins against NYU, BrandeisRead the original story

    Yesterday | Student Life

    ... itself. What a difference a year makes. Junior Kevin Kucera works his way down the court during a game against UC Santa Cruz on Dec. 2. The Bears defeated New York University and Brandeis University this weekend. An upset victory over No. 3 ...

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  8. Pair of weekend wins push USC men's tennis to 3-0 recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Trojan

    ... of their wins this spring against UC schools. They earned their first of the season with a 6-1 win against UC Santa Cruz last Monday and earned two more versus UC Riverside and UC Irvine on Saturday afternoon. UC Riverside was first up, and USC ...

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  9. Here are the baby names that are trending in Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | She Knows

    Lindsey Hunter Lopez is a freelance writer and general mother hustler with degrees from University of California, Santa Cruz and New York University. She's a former tabloid journalist and current MOMS Club board member.

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  10. Teamsters Local 2010 Initiates Mass Walkout and Strikes at University of CaliforniaRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 19 | IndyMedia

    ... UCSF, the center medical plaza area at Parnassus was filled with striking workers and Teamster supporters. At UC Santa Cruz, roads were closed, including the main entrance to the campus, as students and faculty joined the striking workers in ...

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  11. Would it be so bad if I proposed to my boyfriend and not the other way around?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Anchorage Daily News

    I've been with "Paul" for four years. We are both 34. We live together and have a dog, and have talked about getting married for a couple of years and starting a family, but Paul has not proposed.

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  12. Shifting sands: Santa Cruz, scientists, Boardwalk fighting battle against erosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 21 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... any reason why it will fix itself,” said Gary Griggs, director of the Institute of Marine Sciences at UC Santa Cruz. “I would love to be surprised. I wish I were wrong, but I'm not sure that will happen.” Griggs, whose office is ...

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  13. Gary Griggs, Our Ocean Backyard: Antarctic ice melt and Californiaa s ShorelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 21 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... California. Gary Griggs is director of the Institute of Marine Sciences and Long Marine Laboratory at UC Santa Cruz. He can be reached at [email protected] For past Ocean Backyard columns, visit http://seymourc ...

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  14. Inauguration Day Protest Blocks Streets in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 21 | Indybay.org

    For several hours, community members blocked the intersection of Pacific Avenue and Water Street at the Town Clock in downtown Santa Cruz as part of a series of interrelated Inauguration Day events to protest the presidency of Donald Trump on January 20. [Top photo: Student marchers arrive at the Santa Cruz Town Clock. Scroll down for more photos.] Organized as a general strike, students from multiple Santa Cruz area schools staged walk outs to join the demonstration.

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  15. How Did Life Begin? Dividing Droplets Could Hold the AnswerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Wired

    A collaboration of physicists and biologists in Germany has found a simple mechanism that might have enabled liquid droplets to evolve into living cells in early Earth's primordial soup. Origin-of-life researchers have praised the minimalism of the idea.

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  16. Live Blog: Women's Marches Aim to Spread Message of ResistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 21 | Truthdig

    ... speakers. In Washington, the schedule includes women such as Angela Davis, distinguished professor emerita at UC Santa Cruz; Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood; writer and activist Gloria Steinem; author Janet Mock and Melissa ...

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  17. Hundreds attend day-long Santa Cruz anti-Trump a general strikea eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... share their displeasure in Trump's inauguration. The unpermitted demonstrations, drawing students of all ages, UC Santa Cruz faculty, long-time activists and more, forced Santa Cruz police to close downtown roads for a time and to urge motorists to ...

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  18. Let's make a dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | Davis Enterprise

    ... campus impacts on traffic and funded joint planning with the city of a new plan for Berkeley's downtown. UC Santa Cruz agreed to pay that city a $199 fee annually for each off-campus student bed that causes a property tax loss to the city. The ...

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  19. Moonshine Glow: See Pluto's Moon Charon as a Crescent in NASA PhotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | Space.com

    This image by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft shows the night side of Pluto's biggest moon, Charon, against a star field, lit by faint reflected light from Pluto itself. The bright crescent on Charon's right side is a sliver of sunlit terrain; it is overexposed.

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  20. a Perils in Paradisea talk draws hundreds in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The San Lorenzo River is among the currents flowing through Gary Griggs' telling of the history of natural disasters in Santa Cruz County, including the flood of 1955, in which the river moved outside its banks and flowed down Pacific Avenue at a depth of 3-4 feet. SANTA CRUZ >> More than 500 people packed into the Rio Theatre Thursday night to hear UC Santa Cruz professor Gary Griggs's talk on the area's vulnerability to natural disasters.

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