Apr 23

Plowing Dreams

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Late last night, at about 2am or so, a farmer was (perhaps) lying in bed, maybe contemplating the day's delivery of fertilizer at the farm, dumped in thick white and brown piles on a corner of the newly plowed field, or turning over in his mind a plan for plowing, or maybe just still high from the warm spring day. Something got him out there, out in the

Apr 22

The Coast Road State of Mind

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 Greetings from Coast Road!

 

Oh, uh....where is Coast Road? 

Coast road is not a place
The sign does say "Coast Road", as does the California map. The shore wants a name for that long stretch of some of the most beautiful and lonely highway in the world. Magical things happen on Coast Road - we've witnessed it firsthand.

A trick of the light on crashing

Apr 21

Dream Dancer Design

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Dream Dancer Design has been a business in the Santa Cruz area for over 28 years. Owner, Gabrielle Laney-Andrews has been a Freelance Artist for  36 years.

Commissions have included graphic & website design, watercolor paintings, silk paintings, poster design, logo design and illustrations.

 More info here - dreamdancerdesign.com

Apr 11

Heartbleed Bug

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By now, you’ve probably heard of the Heartbleed computer bug. Cruzio’s engineers were immediately aware of the issue and conducted a full review of our systems which showed that Cruzio systems, including our website and email, were never affected by the bug. Your personal information and data is absolutely not at risk through using our services.

The issue
Apr 09

The 2009 Fiber Cut Five Years On.

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Five years ago today, on April 9th 2009, Santa Cruz awoke to a world completely cut off from the continuous, uninterrupted communications we are now all so used to. To this day we don’t know for sure what happened (despite the $250,000 reward offered) but, as best anyone can figure, sometime in the early hours of the morning vandals took a chainsaw to

Mar 28

Real Estate Investing: Risks VS Rewards

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With limited knowledge that the real estate market has tanked over the last several years, you might be hesitant to pull the trigger to make what should be an excellent investment today. With some fortitude and patience, today is likely the best opportunity you’ll have in your lifetime to make a hefty profit from a real estate investment.

Generally, your

Mar 28

Real Estate Investing: Risks VS Rewards

member364276 Published in Santa Cruz Real EstateCalifornia Economics by member364276 | Comment (0)

With limited knowledge that the real estate market has tanked over the last several years, you might be hesitant to pull the trigger to make what should be an excellent investment today. With some fortitude and patience, today is likely the best opportunity you’ll have in your lifetime to make a hefty profit from a real estate investment.

Generally, your

Mar 26

Blame It On My Mother

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Mar 25

Many thanks to James Patterson

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Last month we received the wonderful news that author James Patterson chose Bookshop Santa Cruz to receive a first round grant from his initiative to donate over $1 million to independent bookstores. He pledged this money in order to demonstrate support for bricks and mortar bookstores as the center of our literary future. Bookshop applied for
Mar 24

New BookshopSC contest

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 Bookshop Santa Cruz is pleased to announce its first ever tote bag design contest!

We are looking for original designs that reflect Bookshop, books, and reading. The winning entry will be featured on our next official Bookshop Santa Cruz tote bag! The winning artist will receive a $150 gift certificate and five tote bags featuring their design. The artist

Mar 17

Cruzio.com relaunch

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In a few weeks, we’ll be relaunching cruzio.com with a new focus on our members and services. We’ll be streamlining the content and giving the site a completely new look — a fresh, modern makeover. It’ll be faster and easier to use and we’re really excited about the new direction.

We’ll still have lots of the great local content you love like news

Mar 12

California Real Estate: Not So Distressed

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Vastly improved home prices over the past five years have changed the landscape of California's distressed housing market, which is now just a fraction of what it was during the Great Recession, the California Association of Realtors said today.

In January 2009, 69.5 percent of all homes sold in California were distressed, which includes short sales and

Mar 12

Last Friday - Cruzio's Third Annual Open House Extravaganza

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At Cruzio Internet, we love a good party and at our third annual Open House Extravaganza this past Friday night, we went all out.
 

  We started the evening off giving out swag bags to the first 300 people in the door, encouraging the guests to “trick or treat” around

Feb 20

Cruzio's Having A Party!

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Cruzio Internet presents our Open House Extravaganza 3.0!

We're inviting the whole Santa Cruz community to our 3rd annual Open House Extravaganza — the only place you can see great art and visit more than 100 businesses in one building.

Many of Cruzio's creative staff and Cruzioworks members will be displaying their art

Feb 19

Rising Rents Keep California Affordability Low

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A combination of rising rents and falling government aid for affordable housing has dealt a blow to California's lower-income residents, according to a new study. Nearly 1 million extremely-low-income California households lack affordable, habitable homes, a need most pronounced in Southern California, a report released Tuesday found.

The foreclosure crisis
Feb 15

YouTube: The Magic Swan Geese (1948 Russian animation with English subtitles)

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Z4NDjF8xo0

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The Magic Swan Geese

A couple left their daughter in charge of her younger brother, but she lost track of him, and the magic swan geese snatched him away. She chased after him and came to an oven. It offered to tell her if she ate its rye buns; she scorned them, saying she

Feb 15

YouTube: The Frog Princess (1954 Russian animation with English subtitles)

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pprEzG_-Yk0

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Animation by Michael Tsekhanovsky (1889 - 1965), one of the pioneers of the Russian avantguarde cinema &

Feb 12

YouTube: The Humpbacked Horse (1976 Russian animation with English subtitles)

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Classic Ivanov - Vano. He did the fairy tale in 1947 and a remake in

Feb 12

YouTube: The Ugly Duckling (1956 Russian animation with English subtitles)

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkUPu1-UJkY

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spirit2468

I love this story soo much, I'm so glad to find english subs for it ;w;
Feb 12

YouTube: The Magic Mill (1950 Russian animation with English subtitles)

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-lNn03LGAY

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ylfriends

Yes! This was the kinda film I was waiting
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