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We don’t need no stinkin’ books…or do we?

February 13th, 2011 · No Comments

Feb. 17 UPDATE- The Santa Cruz Library Joint Powers Board put off a vote on any of four proposals under consideration for the library system’s future. Two of the proposals called for closing multiple library branches. However, after hearing public testimony at its Feb. 14 meeting, the board instead directed a subcommittee to come up […]

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Tags: American Grotesque · Op-ed

Op-ed: Pat Hanson on Virtual Christmas Giving

December 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Monterey Bay Area writer Pat Hanson delivers some practical suggestions for handling a Christmas when material resources are short. Virtual Christmas Giving: A True Story I prefer Halloween to Christmas.  You can dress up any way you like, pretend, and have an excuse for putting on a mask.  As soon as retailers start luring us […]

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Tags: It's about time! · Op-ed · Pat Hanson