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If Santa Cruz had a mascot, what would it be? Why?

lt paulThe monarch butterfly, because it's the [most] beautiful thing that I can remember from first visiting Santa Cruz 25 years ago. And I was awed by their population and beauty and grace out by Natural Bridges.

Paul Steeves
Santa Cruz | Unemployed

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lt brandonIt's going to be a deranged skateboarder. A spun out, wirey-haired Santa Cruz skateboarder is certainly our mascot. They’re everywhere. It's got to be.

Brandon Spector
Santa Cruz | Business owner

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lt RickAn otter wearing a Bob Marley T-shirt, Ugg boots, carrying a yoga mat and a disc golf frisbee. Because these things seem to be popular for as long as I've lived here.

Rick Silveira
Santa Cruz | Student

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lt matthewA homeless kid with a puppy. It's ubiquitous, you see it every day. It’s one of the street characters that you can always see here.

Matthew Hall
Lompico | Teacher

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lt jeffA unicorn, because everybody keeps talking about this thing that doesn't exist but everyone wants one. Girls love them. Santa Cruz is like that, it's one of a kind, it's a myth, a story, a fantasy. It's something that doesn’t quite exist but we’re all searching for it. It's like a horse, you know, you can ride it, but it's not real.

Jeff Smith
Santa Cruz | Online Professor

Comments (4)Add Comment
It has to be keeping Santa Cruz "Weird"
written by butyouforget, August 13, 2013
Aka run down, dirty, unsafe, monetarily drained and weak: The Homeless
DUH!!!
written by Shadley, August 12, 2013
The Screaming Hand squishing the living CRAP outta a Banana Slug!!!! Jimbo, make it happen homie!!!
My vote is for the Otter
written by Matthew Hall, August 11, 2013
The otter always wins. This is known.

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written by lilith, August 07, 2013
A marshmallow would fit the bill, warm, fuzzy, soft, dumb.

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