Home & Garden Events 2018 Calendar

Home and Garden events 2018 calendar

A round-up of home and gardening events happening in Santa Cruz County this year…   Saturday, 4/14 UCSC Arboretum Spring Plant Sale The Arboretum’s spring plant sale offers hundreds of varieties of water-wise plants, succulents and small trees from California, Australia and South Africa that are ideal for the Central Coast climate. Get there early for…

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Come Home, Banana Slugs

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UC Santa Cruz alumni will once again “come home” for reveling and reuniting at the university’s annual Alumni Weekend, which this year is April 27–29. (Photo by Steve Kurtz)   [Sponsored]   Slugs, come home! The Return of the Prodigal Slugs, otherwise known as Alumni Weekend 2018, will be a moveable slug-fest for alumni and…

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Get High At The Human Race

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[Sponsored] For the 38th year in a row, the Santa Cruz County Human Race Walkathon and Fun Run is back in action with 125 teams powering this crowd-sourced fundraising extravaganza. Hosted by the fabulous folks at the Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County, this event has grown into the most successful Human Race in California. Not…

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Underdog Unleashed: Corporate Health Care

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EPISODE 3: CORPORATE HEALTH CARE Santa Cruz County is number one in the country for metro area health insurance costs. Underdog Unleashed ponders how this feels. Underdog Unleashed is a 60-second video rant about lifestyle on the central coast, recorded through the steering wheel of Richard Stockton’s live-aboard van. To see the video version of the daily…

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Underdog Unleashed: O’Mei Restaurant and the KKK

Richard Stockton Underdog Unleashed

Underdog Unleashed is a 60-second video rant about lifestyle on the central coast, recorded through the steering wheel of Richard Stockton’s live-aboard van. To see the video version of the daily KPIG radio broadcasts (6:30 am & 8:30 am) go to YouTube.com and enter Underdog Unleashed to get to the Underdog Unleashed Playlist. From from student debt to overdosing cannabis edibles,…

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Underdog Unleashed: Legal Weed and Student Debt

Richard Stockton Underdog Unleashed

Underdog Unleashed is a 60-second video rant about lifestyle on the central coast, recorded through the steering wheel of Richard Stockton’s live-aboard van. To see the video version of the daily KPIG radio broadcasts (6:30 am & 8:30 am) go to YouTube.com and enter Underdog Unleashed to get to the Underdog Unleashed Playlist. From from…

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Medical Cannabis: The Best Cannabis Option

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[Sponsored]   With recreational cannabis on the horizon, why continue certification as a medical cannabis patient? There are many good reasons. The most obvious is that medical cannabis is less expensive. Recognized medical patients will be exempt from state and local sales taxes. Some communities may increase their cannabis tax revenues by even more than…

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Comedian Richard Stockton on Civil Disobedience

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In August, 22-year-old Takiyah Thompson was arrested in Durham, North Carolina, for helping to topple a Confederate statue. A member of Workers World Party and student at N.C. Central University, Thompson climbed the statue and attached a rope to it. Demonstrators then pulled it down and began beating the crumpled bronze monument. Thompson said at…

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