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Monthly Archives: July, 2015

Granite Construction Q2 revenues drop nearly 3 percent, still up for 2015

WATSONVILLE—A challenging start to the year and some dips related to accounting practices on major projects caused second quarter revenues to drop nearly 3 percent from a year ago, Granite … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Plantronics first quarter revenue & earnings slip

SANTA CRUZ—The strong dollar and several other factors hampered sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2016, Plantronics executives reported Monday.

July 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

From the soil to the seed to the table: ‘agroecology’ advocates meet for international conference

SANTA CRUZ—International researchers, farmers and community workers have toured Santa Cruz County farms and community gardens this week as part of a two-week intensive course to study the intersection of … Continue reading

July 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

UCSC students create new tools to archive and explore computer game culture

SANTA CRUZ—In a UC-Santa Cruz research lab dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of computer games, two graduate students have combined linguistics and computational theory to create a new multidimensional library … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Citizen Journalism Workshop: Garlic Festival Edition

Community Media Access Partnership (CMAP) is hosting a new two-session workshop on the essentials of citizen journalism with local journalist and media consultant Jennifer Pittman. 

July 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Sky’s the Limit

SAN FRANCISCO—As more and more ultra swank, tech-friendly high rises come online, will owners of older buildings be able to compete for high-end tenants?

July 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dark New World: CSUEB Professor Carol Lauzon’s co-discovery inside “Dead Man’s Toe” could help unravel the origins of Earth

HAYWARD—To walk a mile in someone else’s shoes takes on special meaning for biological sciences Professor Carol Lauzon, a co-lead scientist on a groundbreaking research grant to study the origins … Continue reading

July 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

SF Apartment: “Rising High”

          SF Apartment Magazine   July 2015 Issue

July 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Elderly heart valve patients have new life-saving option at Dominican

CAPITOLA—The first thing that 88-year-old Lee Fitzgerald noticed when he woke up from a surprisingly brief nonsurgical procedure to put a new valve in his heart was that the unremitting … Continue reading

July 1, 2015 · 1 Comment


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