KAZU: Santa Cruz doctor close to cure for deadly mushroom poisoning

February 20, 2017

“Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz has become the epicenter for the treatment of mushroom poisoning in North America.  A doctor there began working on a cure a decade ago after a family of six become deathly ill from eating wild mushrooms.”

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Mavericks canceled for 2017

February 5, 2017
Mavericks canceled for 2017

This was supposed to be the first year that women competed in the annual Mavericks surfing competition, but this year’s event has been now been canceled. Embroiled in lawsuits and financial struggles, the competition has been officially called off for 2017, according to the New…

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Oculus unveils new VR headset – the Santa Cruz

October 8, 2016

Oculus has released the latest prototype of its Rift virtual reality headset and they’ve named it after our fair city. Meet the Santa Cruz. From Ars Technica:  “I got a chance to try out an early prototype of Oculus’ effort, dubbed the “Santa Cruz” prototype,…

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Stab Santa Cruz calls it quits

October 6, 2016

Stab Santa Cruz, a blog that cropped up almost a decade ago in the wake of a number of violent crimes, is calling it quits. Whether you call him a rabble…

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UCSC student challenges assumptions about transgender athletes

September 9, 2016
UCSC student challenges assumptions about transgender athletes

Interesting article from UC Santa Cruz. To read the full piece, click here.  

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Three sea otters shot to death in Santa Cruz County

August 30, 2016
Three sea otters shot to death in Santa Cruz County

This is incredibly sad news. Officials are seeking information involving three sea otters that were shot to death in recent weeks.  More information from the California Dept. of Fish and…

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