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RIP Santa Cruz Patch

Local news media took another hit with the recent announcement that the Santa Cruz Patch would be shutting down.

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Salvaging the City Bike Distribution Program

At yesterday’s city council meeting, the council decided to reinstate the bike distribution program using a new distributor.

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Revitalizing Lower Ocean Through Community Parks and Gardens

Here’s an awesome example of redevelopment in action!

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24 Hour Bathrooms Come to Downtown

It seems the city is following through on a promise to facilitate at least one 24 hour access public bathroom in the downtown area. Previous Story by KSBW: While the new bathroom amounts to...

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Expanding Experiential Public Art in Santa Cruz

What would be examples of “experiential public art” in Santa Cruz?

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My 2014 Wish List for Santa Cruz

I was thinking about this today. If I could see 5 things get done this year by the city or county of Santa Cruz, what would they be?

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The Perfect Location for a Downtown Bike Check

I was walking downtown early this morning, which in my opinion is the best time to visit downtown. It’s pretty peaceful and quiet. As I made my way home from Trader Joes, it dawned...

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Public Safety Task Force Update: September 18 Meeting Details

Public Safety Task Force Update: September 18 Meeting Details

The Public Safety Task Force will meet again on Wednesday, September 18th. The meeting will take place at the SCPD Community Meeting Room at 6PM. The panelists for this meeting will be: District Attorney...

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September 3rd Task Force Meeting Notes

September 3rd Task Force Meeting Notes

Tonight’s task force meeting was easily one the best and liveliest meetings we’ve had to date. Unfortunately, there wasn’t a very large public turnout to see it. Which is too bad, as I thought...

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The Ugly Truth About the Santa Cruz Brand

The Weekly Standard emphatically declared their opinion about Santa Cruz this week. It wasn’t good. We Don’t Believe in Santa Cruz Anyone who thinks this is a minority opinion is kidding themselves. Or as...

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