Get High At The Human Race

Human Race group

[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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Nonprofit Targets Island Invaders to Restore World’s Rare Species

For years feral cats outcompeted endangered foxes on San Nicolas Island, off California's coast. (Island Conservation)

ONE HUNDRED fifty miles off the coast of Baja California, jagged Guadalupe Island climbs more than 4,000 feet above the Pacific. Throughout the year elephant seals, Guadalupe fur seals and scores of seabirds call this volcanic island home. They dive for fish in the island’s rich waters and use the secluded shoreline to escape white sharks, recuperate from migration and raise their young. Today, the isolated landmass supports a thriving community of rare plants and animals. But it wasn’t always this way.

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