California – The New Olive Frontier

November 13, 2015
California – The New Olive Frontier

  One crop that has proven successful despite California’s ongoing drought is olives, and there is a rapidly growing California olive oil industry that’s ripe for making a serious impact in the culinary world. Locally, Dos Aguilas near Corralitos is putting out some lovely oils, and has been inviting the public to come visit their…

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Garrison Keillor coming to the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium

March 2, 2015
Garrison Keillor coming to the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium

One of public radio’s most famous voices is coming to Santa Cruz next month. Garrison Keillor, father of Prairie Home Companion, will make a stop at the Civic Auditorium on April 15. Tickets range from $58 to $99.        

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What’s Your Deal, Sara Kaiser?

February 22, 2015
What’s Your Deal, Sara Kaiser?

When Sara Kaiser first tried slacklining during a family vacation in eighth grade, she hated it. But the 22-year-old recent UC Santa Cruz graduate says she had a change of heart while, as a senior in high school, she was reviewing photos from that fateful trip. She recalls suddenly feeling as though slacklining was something…

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Anita Hill at UC Santa Cruz Thursday

February 22, 2015
Anita Hill at UC Santa Cruz Thursday

Anita Hill, who made headlines when she accused Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment, will be speaking at UC Santa Cruz Thursday. The event is co- sponsored by Bookshop Santa Cruz.  Hill  will be speaking about sexual harassment law, gender and race equality. After the talk , she will sign copies of her book, Reimagining Equality:…

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Music makes the world go ’round: Upcoming shows for Spring 2015

February 16, 2015

Despite the fact that Santa Cruz County isn’t a metropolis by any means and is fairly close to both San Jose and San Francisco, number two and three of the state’s biggest cities, our area gets some pretty good shows. Here’s a quick peak at some of the upcoming notable performances: February Los Lobos at…

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What’s Your Deal, Annie Pautsch?

January 25, 2015
What’s Your Deal, Annie Pautsch?

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