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Monthly Archives: June, 2010

Local tech writers hope to save Borland ducklings: Property managers plan to drain manmade ponds leaving ducks high and dry

Santa Cruz Sentinel SCOTTS VALLEY – At the mucky edges of a half-drained, small pond, a family of young mallard ducklings, too young to fly, meandered Monday unaware that a … Continue reading

June 28, 2010 · Leave a comment

Graniterock wins U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 2004 strike

Santa Cruz Sentinel WATSONVILLE — In a decision that opens the door for a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Teamsters Local 287, as well as its parent international organization, the U.S. Supreme … Continue reading

June 26, 2010 · Leave a comment

New startup lights up backyards with solar-powered fireflies

Santa Cruz Sentinel BEN LOMOND — The newest flashing winged beetle to join more than hundreds of firefly species in the U.S. is a quarter-sized, solar-powered lightning bug that hangs … Continue reading

June 20, 2010 · Leave a comment

Biodiesel prices skyrocket as wait for tax credit continues

Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ — Customers of The Green Station, the only biodiesel station in Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito counties, saw prices spike 86 cents, or more … Continue reading

June 18, 2010 · Leave a comment

Record Number of College of Marin Students Seek Financial Aid

College of Marin Pell Grants increased 94 percent; Stafford loans, 85 percent Kentfield, CA— June 8, 2010 — As College of Marin heads into summer session, its Financial Aid Office … Continue reading

June 6, 2010 · Leave a comment

BC Tech closes, files for bankruptcy

Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ — BC Tech, a 15-year-old, family-owned product development and contract manufacturing company, has laid off about 25 employees, shuttered its doors and filed Chapter 7 … Continue reading

June 6, 2010 · Leave a comment

It’s all about the ride; Clutch Couriers expands into Monterey

Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ — Rick Graves and the other riders at Clutch Couriers, which recently announced an expansion into Monterey County, have nimbly maneuvered the economic downturn as … Continue reading

June 6, 2010 · Leave a comment


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