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Briefs: Square Pegged, Green Waters

Square Pegged, Green Waters

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Conservation: 2.0?

Conservation: 2.0?

A water metering network could aid the dire water situation locally-but may also spark new fears about radiation

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Roadmap to 2035

Roadmap to 2035

The county defines specific targets in its latest  Regional Transportation Plan 

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Brief: Full Cycle

Full Cycle

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Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap

Santa Cruz City Council finds a compromise on campaign finance reform

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Then There Were Four

Then There Were Four

The Santa Cruz 11 dwindle in number, but the case crawls into its 29th month

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Circuit Breaker?

Circuit Breaker?

As a murderer with a long record is sentenced, Santa Cruz rolls out a new program for dealing with chronic offenders

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Briefs: Carded by the Feds, Community Focus

Carded by the Feds

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Down the Drain

Down the Drain

As water restrictions tighten, Santa Cruz wastewater continues to go to waste

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Briefs: Size Matters, Camp Out

Briefs: Size Matters, Camp Out

Size Matters

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Jawing

Monterey Bay scientists are working to crack the mysteries of—and dispel the myths about—great whites. But in the highly contentious world of shark experts, there’s a fin line between love and hate

 

Altars of Remembrance, Forgiveness & Rapprochement

We’re in Scorpio now—things mysterious, ageless, hidden, sometimes scary. Friday is Halloween; Saturday, All Saints Day; Sunday, All Soul’s Day. Sunday morning at 2 a.m. (after midnight), Daylight Savings Time ends. Clocks are turned back. Tuesday is the General Election. Our vote is our voice. Each vote matters. Applying freedom of choice—Libra’s teachings. It’s time to build Halloween, All Saints and All Souls altars—with marigolds, pumpkins, sugar skeletons, copal (incense), pomegranates, persimmons, candy corn and cookies, orange and black. It’s so Saturn (now in Scorpio). Saturn is the dweller on the threshold (like St. Peter at the gates of heaven). Saturn can look like a Halloween creature—a gargoyle—a fantastic dragon-like creature protecting sacred sites. The dweller (Saturn) stands at the door or threshold of sacred mysteries, wisdom temples, inner sanctums of churches, offering protection, scaring evil away. The last day of October and first two days of November, when veils between worlds thin and spirits roam about, are times of remembrance, forgiveness, reconciliation and rapprochement. These actions liberate us. At death, when reviewing our lives and the consequences of our actions if we have forgiven, then we are free, less encumbered with grief and sadness. We place forgiveness on our altars. Happy Halloween, everyone! It’s good to dress up as what we’re afraid of. Or whom we would mentor. Then we become one with them. Note to readers: by Thanksgiving I will need a place to live (with purpose). Please contact me if you know of a place where I can rest for awhile. Teach and build community. [email protected] I will be leaving my mother’s home for the last time.

 

The New Tech Nexus

Community leaders in science and technology unite to form web-based networking program

 

Film, Times & Events: Week of October 31

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Alberti Vineyards

Looking for some blood-red wine for your Halloween party? Then I have a recommendation for a new brew.

 

Turning Point

New revolving restaurant on the wharf, plus Cafe Ivéta and the last great Jack cheese