Who am I?I cover crime, courts and the Live Oak School District for the Santa Cruz Sentinel. I'm originally from New York state's capital, Albany, but was most recently living in Chicago. I'm excited to be in Santa Cruz, adjusting to life on the left coast. It's a whole lot different than what I'm used to.
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Category Archives: holidays
Boomer of the Tales from the Coast blog has this great write up with photos of the Holy Ghost Festival held a few days ago. Apparently it’s a Portuguese tradition and it included a parade down Pacific. I’m super bummed … Continue reading
In the week leading up to July Fourth, I’ve been cautioned dozens of times about the supposed sanity that is Santa Cruz on Independence Day. I heard about the police presence, the fireworks all over the beach, the closing off … Continue reading
I’ve been a little busy with the holidays and have been neglecting to update the blog. You might say I’ve been in a … holidaze. Hahaha. Thank you folks, I’ll be here all week. But seriously… Obviously 2011 has … Continue reading
Wow. Californians really go nuts on Black Friday, huh? After all of the craziness I heard about last week — pepper-spraying, armed robberies, stabbings and a random body found in the fountain of a shopping plaza — we had this … Continue reading
For those of us who will not be participating in the mad-dash shopping frenzy (some might call it a Hobbesian frenzy) known as Black Friday, there’s an alternative proposal out there: Buy Nothing Day The folks of Occupy Santa Cruz … Continue reading