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1 hr ago | Santa Cruz City

Westlake Safe Routes to School Project Breaks Ground September 8

Keith Sterling , Community Relations Manager 420-5032 Deputy Chief Steve Clark , Santa Cruz Police Department 420-5815 Eileen Cross , Water Department 420-5213 Janice Bisgaard , Public Works Department 420-5166 Police Department Press Releases, The much anticipated Westlake Neighborhood Pedestrian Safety Project will soon improve walking routes in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Santa Cruz, CA

2 hrs ago | Scientific American

Wildlife Tracker

Researchers use motion-detecting cameras to remotely study animal activities and behaviors.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA

6 hrs ago | Space Ref

Why Sibling Stars Look Alike

The chemical uniformity of stars in the same cluster is the result of turbulent mixing in the clouds of gas where star formation occurs, according to a study by astrophysicists at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Astronomy, Science, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Seattle Times

Japan hangs on to goal of earthquake prediction

Estimating small changes in the odds of a quake may interest experts, but UW professor John Vidale wonders how it would help the public.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Santa Cruz, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

UC Santa Cruz grad Fernando Carrillo is always up for a challenge

UC Santa Cruz graduate Fernando Carrillo at OnLive Games in Mountain View where he has a paid internship.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Santa Cruz County, CA, Science, Computer Science

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Sea stars making a comeback: Researchers study reason for die-off

Kneeling before her subjects in cold seawater at daybreak, Rachael Williams, assistant intertidal research specialist from UC Santa Cruz, left, evaluates sea stars' condition.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Marine Biology, Biology, Science

Sun Aug 31, 2014

EurekAlert!

Why sibling stars look alike: Early, fast mixing in star-birth clouds

This 11-second movie shows a computational simulation of a collision of two converging streams of interstellar gas, leading to collapse and formation of a star cluster at the center.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Santa Cruz, CA, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Art program offers hope for Santa Cruz County inmates

SANTA CRUZ >> The UC Santa Cruz student-run organization, Artistic Rehabilitative Therapeutic Initiative aims to prevent relapse into crime for inmates at the Santa Cruz County Jail through art therapy.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz County, CA, Prison, Santa Cruz, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Scientific American

Ancient DNA Could Return Passenger Pigeons to the Sky

The last lonely bird of a species that once numbered three billion or more died on September 1, 1914.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Beyond the Man-Braids: An Everything Guide to Loving Cary Fukunaga

When the world met Emmy-winning True Detective director Cary Fukunaga during last night's Emmys telecast, the world realized, yes, he is immensely talented, but also: Oh hello, this man is a total babe.

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Related Topix: Jane Eyre, Drama Movies, Sin Nombre, Oakland, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Arboretum Garden Tour Series lets experts explain fabled collections

What: The "Welcome to My Garden" Series comprises six curator-led tours of collections and gardens at the UCSC Arboretum.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Internationally recognized botanist speaking at UCSC

Contributed Peter Raven, one of the world's leading botanists, will give a public lecture at the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum on Tuesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Plant Biology, Biology, Science, Home Gardening, Home, Harvard University, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Campbell Water Tower plays host to pair of peregrine falcons

On any given morning between 7 and 8 a.m. perched on the Campbell Water Tower are two special residents--a pair of peregrine falcons--looking down on downtown Campbell.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Campbell, CA, The National, Entertainment, Television, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

The Daily Nexus

Changes in UCSB Health Insurance

Students with health insurance providers outside of a 30-mile radius around Student Health are now ineligible to waive Gaucho Health Insurance according to policy changes made earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, UC Riverside, UC Berkeley, UC Davis

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Monterey County Herald

CSUMB growth fuels need for more student housing

SEASIDE >> Over the next 10 years, CSU Monterey Bay officials expect enrollment to double from about 6,000 now to 12,000.

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Related Topix: Marina, CA, Seaside, CA

Santa Cruz Sentinel

UCSC alum wins Emmy for HBO's "True Detective"

SANTA CRUZ >> UC Santa Cruz alum Cary Joji Fukunaga has won the "Outstanding Director for a Drama Series" Emmy for the HBO series "True Detective."

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Sin Nombre, Santa Cruz, CA, Movies, Drama

New York Magazine

An Everything Guide to Loving Cary Fukunaga

When the world met Emmy-winning True Detective director Cary Fukunaga during last night's Emmys telecast, the world realized, yes, he is immensely talented, but also: Oh hello, this man is a total babe .

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Related Topix: Jane Eyre, Drama Movies, Sin Nombre, Mexico, NY

Times-Standard

Baby sea stars hit coasts

With a wasting disease decimating populations of sea stars across the West Coast, local marine researchers are finding some solace in large numbers of returning juveniles making their way back to the coastline.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Santa Cruz, CA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Ukiah Daily Journal

Looking About - local team offers college application aid

If you have a student in high school who has not yet begun attacking the subject of college applications, essay and the bazillion other components of getting into higher education, there is help for you.

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Related Topix: Ukiah, CA, Santa Cruz, CA, Standardized Testing, Education

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Ukiah Daily Journal

Looking About - local team offers college application aid

If you have a student in high school who has not yet begun attacking the subject of college applications, essay and the bazillion other components of getting into higher education, there is help for you.

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Related Topix: Ukiah, CA, Santa Cruz, CA, Standardized Testing, Education

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