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Everybody’s working for the weekend: Events for Jan. 10-12, 2014

January 10, 2014

How the heck is it possible that we are already 10 days into the New Year? Holy cow! Don’t worry though, we’ve got you covered in terms of fun stuff to do this weekend. Here’s a look: Fungus Fest: The Fortieth Annual Fungus Fair takes place this weekend, from 3 to 7 p.m. on Friday…

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The Lotus Collaborative celebrates 2nd anniversary

January 9, 2014

The Lotus Collaborative, a health and recovery center in Santa Cruz specializing in eating disorder treatment and health, weight, exercise, and nutrition concerns, is celebrating its anniversary tonight. Here’s the invite: YOU’RE INVITED to our 2nd Anniversary Sparkle Party Celebration!  When: Thursday, January 9th 2014 from 5-9 p.m.!    Where: 701 Mission Street, Santa Cruz, CA The Santa…

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Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez spotted in Santa Cruz

January 7, 2014
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez spotted in Santa Cruz

According to KSBW, some fans spotted teenage heartthrobs Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez in the Santa Cruz-area yesterday. SANTA CRUZ, Calif. —#Omg! Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez were spotted Monday by teenage fans riding Segways in Santa Cruz and staying at an oceanfront resort in Aptos. In case you’ve been living under a rock for…

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Zach Friend on building the Santa Cruz brand

January 7, 2014

Current Santa Cruz County Supervisor and former Santa Cruz police spokesman Zach Friend has a new blog up over at Civinomics about building the Santa Cruz brand. It’s a topic that’s generated a lot of buzz in the past year, especially in the wake of a spate of violent crime that included the shooting deaths…

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Santa Cruz selected as a “Silicon Valley city to watch” in 2014

December 31, 2013

The Silicon Valley Business Journal has picked five cities in the region as “Silicon Valley cities to watch” in 2014. The list includes Santa Clara, Menlo Park, Fremont, San Jose and in the number 2 slot, Santa Cruz. Lauren Hepler reports: Will 2014 be the year that lesser-known Silicon Valley cities cash in on 49ers…

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UCSC professor in New York Times story on fossil DNA discovery

December 12, 2013

A UC Santa Cruz professor was quoted in a recent New York Times story looking at the recent finding of what’s believed to be the oldest DNA evidence yet of humans’ biological history. Carl Zimmer’s piece ran last week but I glossed over the UCSC reference. Beth Shapiro, an expert on ancient DNA at the…

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Local man returns home after being held captive in North Korea

December 9, 2013

Shanna McCord of the Santa Cruz Sentinel has a good piece today about Merrill Newman, the sometimes-Santa Cruz resident who was held hostage in North Korea. Newman has been released and is back home now. A relaxed Merrill Newman walked outside his Santa Cruz home on Sunday morning and was immediately greeted by a neighbor…

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Shannon Collins Memorial Garden

December 6, 2013

In October, a memorial garden was established at the Walnut Avenue Women’s Center in honor of Shannon Collins, a Santa Cruz business owner who was stabbed to death in May 2012. Tomorrow, Saturday, Dec. 7, at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., LELO(a leading designer of luxury “intimate” products” and sponsor of the garden) is hosting…

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Everybody’s working for the weekend: Events for Dec. 6-8, 2013

December 6, 2013

The weekend is upon us and this east coast girl is starting to get into the holiday spirit thanks to the low temperatures we’ve been having. This gives me an excuse to go searching for the perfect hot toddy recipe (anyone have any suggestions?) In the meantime, there are plenty of great-sounding things to do…

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Everybody’s working for the weekend: Events for Nov. 8-10, 2013

November 8, 2013

The weekend is upon us and once again, I’m finding myself wrestling with that most delicious of dilemmas — there’s just too much going on this weekend that I want to check out. Until I find a way to actually be in multiple places at once, I suppose I’ll have to narrow it down. So…

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