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How 3-D Printing Worksnew

3D printers take information and print it, in three dimensions, layer by layer, from the bottom up.
Good Times Santa Cruz  |  Cat Johnson  |  03-23-2012  |  Tech

Why 3-D Printing Mattersnew

The disruptive new technology could fundamentally change the marketplace.
Good Times Santa Cruz  |  Cat Johnson  |  03-23-2012  |  Tech

Rise of the Santa Cruz Moderatesnew

Following the country’s rightward shift, liberal Santa Cruz moves toward the center.
Good Times Santa Cruz  |  Curtis Cartier  |  09-29-2010  |  Politics

Scientific Shakeupnew

The abrupt dismissals of five California scientists from an important regulatory board has environmentalists calling foul.
Good Times Santa Cruz  |  Curtis Cartier  |  09-08-2010  |  Environment

Sundown For The PACE Solar Panel Financing Programnew

Property Assessed Clean Energy was supposed to help millions afford solar panels. Then Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac ruined the party.
Good Times Santa Cruz  |  Curtis Cartier  |  08-09-2010  |  Business & Labor

Santa Cruz Pins Crime Fighting Hopes on Pogonip Pathnew

Santa Cruz leaders are hoping a bike path through the heroin and meth dealing nexus of the Pogonip park will clean up crime. Experts say otherwise.
Good Times Santa Cruz  |  Curtis Cartier  |  08-03-2010  |  Crime & Justice

Pension Tensions in Santa Cruznew

Santa Cruz spends 40 percent more on police and firefighter retirement than surrounding cities. No wonder the departing city manager is calling for pension reform.
Good Times Santa Cruz  |  Curtis Cartier  |  06-16-2010  |  Business & Labor

In Santa Cruz, Anarchists of All Stripesnew

In the wake of the May 1 riot in Santa Cruz, Curtis Cartier asks: Are there good anarchists and bad anarchists?
Good Times Santa Cruz  |  Curtis Cartier  |  05-11-2010  |  Crime & Justice

Are Santa Cruz Pot Dispensaries Making A Profit?new

The Santa Cruz City Council may soon force the city's two medical pot dispensaries to prove they don't make a profit.
Good Times Santa Cruz  |  Curtis Cartier  |  03-30-2010  |  Drugs

UC Santa Cruz Researcher Finds Albatross Tragedynew

Myra Finkelstein has discovered that lead paint chips from an abandoned U.S. Navy base on the Midway Atoll are poisoning thousands of albatross chicks each year. Her latest study shows that the disease droopwing is causing a substantive drop in the Laysan albatross population worldwide.
Good Times Santa Cruz  |  Curtis Cartier  |  02-03-2010  |  Animal Issues

FDA Late to Fight Rampant Abuse of OxyContinnew

An estimated 70 percent of Central Coast heroin addicts start out on pharmaceuticals like OxyContin. Now, after widespread abuse, the FDA is looking to clamp down on drug makers. For Stefan R., a recovering addict, the efforts are too little, too late.
Good Times Santa Cruz  |  Curtis Cartier  |  12-17-2009  |  Drugs

Junkie Town: Santa Cruz's Heroin Problemnew

In the woods just outside Santa Cruz, heroin is laying waste to a hidden population.
Good Times Santa Cruz  |  Curtis Cartier  |  12-02-2009  |  Drugs

Using Soccer to Help Juvenile Offenders in Santa Cruz Countynew

For the last four years, Gina Castaneda has been a deputy probation officer for Santa Cruz County, working with juvenile offenders who live in the Watsonville area. Her soccer team is made up of a small handful of the 400 youths currently on, or at least in contact with, county probation, some of them from rival gangs.
Good Times Santa Cruz  |  Jessica Lussenhop  |  11-11-2009  |  Crime & Justice

Santa Cruz Elder Abuse Case Goes Nationalnew

Last week, Congress heard James "Pops" Lee's story in a short documentary film prepared by the Elder Justice Now campaign, a partnership of the National Council on Aging and WITNESS, a human rights video documentary group, in an effort to push the passage of the so-called Elder Abuse Justice Act
Good Times Santa Cruz  |  Jessica Lussenhop  |  11-02-2009  |  Crime & Justice

Photos: La Nueva Generacionnew

Santa Cruz's Beach Flats neighborhood is a community in transition. The older generations, having immigrated mostly from Mexico, South and Central America, have started new families. Through their children, they are both changing the way that they’ve lived for decades and changing the way that the rest of Santa Cruz lives today.
Good Times Santa Cruz  |  Curtis Cartier  |  09-16-2009  |  Immigration

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