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Image caption: Supercell storms are just one of many weather phenomena in the era of climate change.
The New Vocabulary of the Climate Change Era
The climate change era has created a whole new set of terms for a wide variety of storms and other weather phenomena. Here are some of the most important.

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How Not to Feel the Burn
California residents can turn to these public and private entities to help prepare for wildfires and protect their property.

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Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved
These organizations aim to help citizens engage with their governments.

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Celebrating Veterans Every Day
About 1.8 million veterans live in California. Here are some organizations dedicated to serving the needs of those who served America.

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Santa Cruz County Online COVID-19 Resources
Information about the state and local response to the COVID-19 pandemic changes frequently. Use these local information resources to stay updated.

Image caption: View of the architectural detail on the Palomar Hotel.
Santa Cruz Online County Historical Resources
History, writ both small and large, has been made in Santa Cruz County. Use these online resources to learn more.

Image caption: The Jazz Alley mural in downtown Santa Cruz.
Santa Cruz County Online Art & Culture Resources

Useful online guides to local artists and cultural event calendars.


Article with links to local online information resources about a given topic.

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