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17 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian

Study: Fuels from corn waste worse than gas

As much as the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors don't like each other, they're a lot... Here on the blog we'll have a quick look at the Santa Cruz Warriors' games to get you ready for... Equipment inside a pilot plant in Scotland, S.D., that turns corn cob into cellulosic ethanol, a precursor to a commercial-scale biorefinery planned ... (more)


Related Topix: Alternative, Global Warming, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Organic farming a Santa Cruz mainstay

Jerold O'Brien started Silver Mountain Vineyards 30 years ago and is the only vintner to put "organically grown grapes" on his wine labels.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Life, Food, Organic Food, Agriculture, Science, Alternative, Santa Cruz, CA, Corralitos, CA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Day Worker Center celebrates first year

Day Worker Center of Santa Cruz County Program Director Mireya Gomez-Contreras hanks the center's staff and workers at Anna Jean Cummings Park in Soquel on Sunday afternoon during the center's first anniversary party.


Related Topix: Santa Cruz County, CA, Soquel, CA, Alternative, Santa Cruz, CA, Live Oak, CA, Big Box Retailers

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz County to get new Internet backbone

Sacramento >> The state Public Utilities Commission on Thursday approved spending $10.6 million to help build a new Internet backbone through the Salinas Valley, bringing high-speed service to farm communities south of Salinas and potentially providing an economic boon to Santa Cruz County.


Related Topix: Santa Cruz County, CA, Salinas, CA, Alternative, Santa Cruz, CA, Watsonville, CA

Tue Apr 08, 2014


David Miller's Slugbooks Out To Disrupt College Textbook Market

SlugBooks is an odd name but its value is very straight forward for college students and their parents who, more often than not, foot the bill for what many feel are outrageously priced text books.


Related Topix: UC Santa Cruz, Alternative, Santa Cruz, CA, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Saint Louis University, Internet, Science / Technology

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Free Republic

The Vaping Craze

Wen Wei is not a smoker. However, he did grow up in a Santa Cruz household full of cigarette smokers and watched helplessly as family members developed a litany of heart disease and lung problems.


Related Topix: Alternative, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Santa Cruz, CA, Food and Drug Administration, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Marketing

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz community activist arrested for alleged disruption

Santa Cruz >> A figure well-known in local politics was arrested Tuesday night after he refused to leave the Santa Cruz City Council chamber.


Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Alternative


Things to do in Pescadero

Driving the coast line along Highway 1 is something that is on most people who visit California's to do list.


Related Topix: Pescadero, CA, Half Moon Bay, CA, Alternative, Life, Hobbies, Bird Watching, Home Gardening, Home

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Good Times purchased by Santa Cruz Weekly

Santa Cruz >> In a historic deal in local journalism, Metro Newspapers, the parent company of the Santa Cruz Weekly, has acquired the Weekly's primary competitor, the 39-year-old weekly Good Times.


Related Topix: Comedy, Alternative, Entertainment, Television, Journalism, Morgan Hill, CA, Gilroy, CA

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

UC Santa Cruz class teaches service learning in Live Oak

UC Santa Cruz students Jordan Liang and Yesenia Cisneros Chavez scour the Live Oak beach at the end of 20th Avenue Thursday as part of UCSC's Alternative Spring break program in which students volunteer their spring vacation time to help in the community.


Related Topix: Live Oak, CA, Alternative, Santa Cruz, CA, UC Santa Cruz, us Travel, North America Travel, New Orleans Travel, Travel, Home Gardening, Home

Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Lufthansa grounds 600 Thursday flights as strike looms

Here on the blog we'll have a quick look at the Santa Cruz Warriors' games to get you ready for... Most of the grounded flights are on routes within Germany and Europe.


Related Topix: Alternative