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51 Best of Santa Cruz The Rest GT_Staff
52 Best of Santa Cruz Arts and Entertainment GT_Staff
53 Best of Santa Cruz Food and Drink GT_Staff
54 Best of Santa Cruz Health and Fitness GT_Staff
55 Best of Santa Cruz Shops GT_Staff
56 Best of Santa Cruz Critics' Picks GT_Staff
57 Best of Santa Cruz Pros GT_Staff
58 Growing Hope Elizabeth Limbach
59 Printer's Devil Geoffrey Dunn and Christina Waters
60 Orthorexia Andrea Wachter 
61 Compost: Recycling's Last Frontier Elizabeth Limbach
62 The Gen X/Gen Y Generation Gap Ted Rail
63 Hope Amidst Ruin Greg Archer
64 11 Things You Should Know About Steve Martin Greg Archer
65 Water, Water, Water Jessica M. Pasko
66 One Year Later Joel Hersch
67 Bigger, Bolder, Louder Elizabeth Limbach
68 Tales of the Vine Damon Orion
69 Surveillance City? John Malkin
70 Best Shot Greg Archer
71 Big Data Joel Hersch
72 Growing Pains Joel Hersch
73 Back in the Black Aric Sleeper
74 Lunch Time Greg Archer
75 All Booked Up Jenna Brogan
76 Civinomics Rising Joel Hersch
77 The Ladies at Eighty Jessica M. Pasko
78 Community Fund Joel Hersch
79 The Dirty Dozen Sasha Abramsky
80 The Science of Happiness Amy Klein
81 Mountains Were Here Greg Archer
82 Saving Paradise Elizabeth Limbach
83 Infected Jenna Brogan
84 GLOW Joel Hersch
85 George Ow’s Chinatown Geoffrey Dunn
86 Courage Under Bombs John Malkin
87 Let Them Eat Fashion Greg Archer
88 Blasphemy Greg Archer
89 Gangaji John Malkin
90 Finding Freedom in Prison DNA
91 Santa Cruz Is in the Heart Gloria Nieto
92 The Napolitano Complex Joel Hersch
93 Wild About Willie Greg Archer
94 Soul Man Damon Orion
95 A Recipe for a Brighter Future Elizabeth Limbach
96 The Fashion Issue 2013 Leslie Patrick
97 Shakespeare-ing Things Up April M. Short
98 The Summer of Sound Jenna Brogan
99 Stripping Down Joel Hersch
100 Budding Artist J.D. Ramey
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Week of Festivals: Full Moon, Lantern Festival, Purim, Holi

It is a week of many different festivals along with a full moon, all occurring simultaneously. Thursday Chinese New Year celebrations end with the Lantern Festival (at full moon). Thursday is also the Pisces Solar festival (full moon), Purim (Jewish Festival) and Holi (Hindu New Year Festival). Sunday, March 8, Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. The festival of Purim celebrates the freedom of the Hebrew people from the cruel Haman (a magistrate) seeking to destroy them. Esther, the Queen of Persia, who was secretly Jewish, saved her people from death. The sweet cookie hamentaschen celebrates this festival. Friday, March 6, is Holi, the Hindu Spring Festival celebrated after the March full moon. Bonfires are lit the night before, warding off evil. Holi, the Festival of Colors, is the most colorful festival in the world. It is also the Festival of Love—of Radha for Krishna (the blue-colored God). It is a spring festival with singing, dancing, carnivals, food and bhang, a drink made of cannabis leaves. Holi signifies good over evil, ridding oneself of past errors, ending conflicts through rapprochement (returning to each other). It is a day of forgiveness, including debts. Holi also marks the beginning of New Year. At the Pisces Solar festival we recite the seed thought, “We leave the Father’s home and, turning back, we save.” Great Teachers remain on Earth until all of humanity is enlightened. The New Group of World Servers is called to this task and sacrifice. Sacrifice (from the heart) is the first Law of the Soul, the heart of which is Love. This sacrifice saves the world.


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