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Santa Cruz County Bulletin Board


Bulletin Board

Announcements and observations from around the Santa Cruz region.
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Southern Resident Orcas Receive Oregon Endangered Species Protections

PORTLAND, Ore., February 16, 2024 β€” The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission voted today to protect Southern Resident orcas under the state’s Endangered Species Act, responding to a February 2023 p...

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ExxonMobil Drops Court Bid to Truck Oil in Santa Barbara

LOS ANGELES, February 16, 2024 β€” ExxonMobil’s dangerous proposal to truck massive amounts of oil along California highways is dead after the company dropped its lawsuit challenging Santa Barbara C...

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Feb. 26, 2024

Madeline Hnatowich Dean – Old Wine

Madeline Hnatowich Dean looks at ten years in a bottle. This program was co-produced by the late Margie Kern-Marshall. Photo courtesy of Markus Spiske.

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Sunday 3/3: Monterey Protest for Palestine

Windows on the Bay Park, Del Monte Beach

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Feb. 26, 2024

The Rail and Trail in Watsonville and Beyond

Watsonville stands adjacent to the epicenter of rail connectivity for the county of Santa Cruz. In this final episode exploring the future of the Rail and Trail along the Santa Cruz Branch Rail Li...

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Feb. 26, 2024

Love and Power with PhDs Marsha Hudson and Norman Brown

What does the #metoo movement have to do with the climate crisis? And how can dreams help both? Today meet Marsha Hudson and Norman Brown. We'll talk about Love and Power and how better emotional ...

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Feb. 26, 2024

Discover Aptos Village

Ideally situated where the mountains meet the sea, Aptos Village is a hidden gem just waiting to be discovered!

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Feb. 25, 2024

THE TOWER OF SONG PRESENTS β€œTHE TROUBADOURS & THE BELOVED: THE RELIGION OF LOVE/AMOR”

Tune in atΒ 12 a.m., Monday, Feb. 26th, and hear the Gypsy Scholar present the third installment of the Orphic Essay-with-Soundtrack series β€œThe Troubadours & The Beloved: The Religion of Love/Amor...

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Thursday 2/29: "Shrine Keeper" Documentary Trailer Screening

Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, 705 Front Street, Santa Cruz

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Feb. 24, 2024

Power Outage Sunday 2-25 Impacts 90.7FM

Tomorrow, due to a scheduled power outage at our tower site and all of UCSC's residential campus, KSQD will not be receivable on 90.7 FM between 7 am and 3pm on Sunday, 2-25. Please tune in on 89....

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Feb. 24, 2024

What A Week! β€œReach Out And Touch Someone” Edition, Feb. 24, 2024

You can’t be well informed unless you are informed well! Join hosts Erik Nelson and Tony Russomanno as they unpack the week that was on this Feb. 24 "Reach Out And Touch Someone" edition of What A...

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Feb. 24, 2024

Weekly Review February 25 – March 2

This Weekly Review features public meetings as of the time of publication, February 24 at 11:00 am. Meeting status changes will be updated as they are announced throughout the week, here on the Sa...

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Feb. 23, 2024

Santa Cruz County Election Overview

Political reporter for Lookout Santa Cruz, Chris Neely takes us through the California and Santa Cruz races as we near the March 5th election.

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Feb. 23, 2024

Gitta Ryle: Holocaust Survivor

Gitta Ryle was 7 when her mother sent her and her 10-year-old sister Renee from their home in Vienna, Austria to France to be hidden from the Nazis.Β  What followed was seven years of separation an...

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Feb. 23, 2024

NUBO’S Last Weekend

Over the last 9 years we have been super fans of New Bohemia Brewing Co. We have had such a Read More

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Feb. 23, 2024

Creating an Emergency Preparedness Comic Book

The post Creating an Emergency Preparedness Comic Book appeared first on Coastal Watershed Council.

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Feb. 22, 2024

February 7 – 13, 2024

Highlights this week: Bratton...more throwback Greensite on a wild adventure!.. Steinbruner...Measure M, Pdestrian/cyclist bridge in Aptos?. Hayes...on senate candidates... Patton...Crypto is a sc...

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Sunday 2/25: Monterey: Community Art Build for Palestine

Windows on the Bay Park, Del Monte Beach, Monterey

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Feb. 22, 2024

Women herpetologists connect to tell their stories

Umi is unusual in the field of herpetology, not only is she often the only woman in the room, but she is definitely the only woman in a headscarf. Over the years, many have suggested that she tell...

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Feb. 22, 2024

TEDxSantaCruz Announces Speakers & Ticket Sales for April Event

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. β€” TEDxSantaCruz is thrilled to announce its lineup of speakers taking the stage on Saturday, April 13, Read More

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Feb. 22, 2024

NPR Tiny Desk Contest Submission From Santa Cruz Musicians

The post NPR Tiny Desk Contest Submission From Santa Cruz Musicians appeared first on Event Santa Cruz.

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Feb. 22, 2024

2014 Flashback – The Ted Holladay Roast

We are headed back to 2014. Ten years ago this week, 150+ attendees gathered together to witness the first (and Read More

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Feb. 22, 2024

Vacationing with Kids in Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz County is overflowing with fun places for the entire family. We put together a few highlights to optimize your time and ensure you enjoy your visit.Β 

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Feb. 22, 2024

Fungi of the Forest

Mycologist and researcher Maya Elson teamed up with photographer Orenda Randuch for a fungi photo essay to help us meet the mushrooms hard at work at San Vicente Redwoods. Learn identification tip...

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Feb. 22, 2024

Laurie Corn – Paris

Laurie Corn follows red shoes through the streets of Paris. Photo courtesy of Cottonbro Studio.

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Feb. 21, 2024

Steve Nagle – Kayla

As a young child, Steve Nagle already knew he wanted to work with animals.

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Feb. 21, 2024

Cruzio Receives State Grant for Equal Access Summits to the Sea Project

On February 15th, the California Public Utilities Commission unanimously approved Resolution T-17810, giving the green light to Cruzio's Equal Access Summits to the Sea (EAS2C) grant proposal. EAS...

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Friday 3/8: Warheads to Windmills Book Talk

Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz

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Feb. 21, 2024

Prop 1

Here are my quick thoughts on California's Prop 1, since a lot of you are asking. I just read over the description on the primary ballot. I am not a professional legislative analyst, by any means....

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From Grey Hayes

Feb. 21, 2024

Rainsong from Creek and Cloud

It has been blowing and blustery with so much rain that the ground is oozing and bubbling, and newfound springs are pouring from gopher holes across the entire landscape. The creeks do more than m...

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Feb. 21, 2024

Six Phrases You’ll Hear in the Most Successful Relationships

Couples can have disagreements and still be on each other’s side. We’ve studied over 30,000 couplesβ€”here are 6 phrases you’ll hear in the most successful relationships. Published Jan 30, 2024 [...]

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Making Mastodons Come to Life

Fossils bring the past to life, but they can’t always take us there. While the smallest sliver of ancient bone can hold the key to scientific mysteries, it can’t always immerse us in the ancient w...

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Feb. 20, 2024

Trolling Fascism with Walter Masterson

Ami Chen Mills interviews TikTok and Instagram sensation Walter Masterson, who dons MAGA garb (a MAGA cap and American-flag shirt) and ventures out into β€œMAGA” land to interview, mock and troll th...

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Feb. 20, 2024

Best Movie Music – Playlist

by Ale Plyler Perez In my opinion, a movie's soundtrack can make or break it as a whole. Music immerses you into the world of the characters you're watching. This playlist features stand-out track...

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Feb. 19, 2024

Why Giving Is Good for Your Health

Helping others can boost your heart and mind Cleveland Clinic We all know that giving helps others. You can make a big difference in this world of ours by offering [...]

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Feb. 19, 2024

Dreaming, Psychedelics, and Primary Consciousness with Steve Elfrink

A conversation about psychedelics with holistic facilitator Steve Elfrink of Om Terra Psychedelics. How dreams and psychedelics shift consciousness and help resolve trauma. He describes primary co...

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Feb. 18, 2024

Sustainability Now! Sunday, Feb. 18th: The Elephant Seals are Back! with Dr. Theresa Keates

Theresa Tagging an Elephant Seal (NMFS permit 19108) The Elephant Seals are Back! with Dr. Theresa Keates Β  On Sustainability Now! Sunday, February 18th, 5-6 PM The elephant seals are back! The el...

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Feb. 18, 2024

THE TOWER OF SONG PRESENTS β€œTHE TROUBADOURS & THE BELOVED: THE RELIGION OF LOVE/AMOR”

Tune in atΒ 12 a.m., Monday, Feb. 19th, and hear the Gypsy Scholar present the second installment of the Orphic Essay-with-Soundtrack series "The Troubadours & The Beloved: The Religion of Love/Amo...

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Feb. 18, 2024

β€œNo-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind”

The pioneering experts behind The Whole-Brain Child and The Yes Brain tackle the ultimate parenting challenge: discipline. "No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Y...

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Feb. 17, 2024

A Long Road to Tao: A Thought-Provoking and Uplifting Film Inspired by a True Story

β€œA Long Road to Tao: Β A Thought-Provoking and Uplifting Film Inspired by a True Story” β€œBe Bold America!” Sunday, February 25, 2024 at 5:00pm (PT) This interview will take you on a journey into th...

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