Pope asks pardon for church's 'offenses' against indigenous

SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia - Pope Francis apologized Thursday for the sins and "offenses" committed by the Catholic Church against indigenous...
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California vaccine bill clears major legislative hurdle

...said Thursday that he and Pan have been targeted for recall by opponents. Monning said his district, which includes Santa Cruz, has a high number of parents who seek vaccine exemptions for their children and he has had to shut down his district...
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Toxic algae bloom on West Coast the largest in a decade

...water and algae samples, hoping to understand what's happening. NOAA is working with the University of California-Santa Cruz, the University of Washington as well as the Quileute and Makah tribes in Washington.
Ice age camel bones found in Yukon redraw the species' lineage

...other mineralized fossils.Zazula said he sent small pieces of the bone to geneticists at the University of California Santa Cruz who were assisted by a statistician and a geologist.The results have been published in the journal of Molecular Biology...
Whale washes ashore in 12th recent death in California

...appeared in Half Moon Bay as officials buried a sperm whale and a humpback whale.In April, two gray whales got beached in Santa Cruz County, a killer whale was found near Fort Bragg and a gray whale washed up in Monterey County.Many of the dead were...
Brown lawns loom this year in California

...regulators say cities like Garden Grove can learn from other communities that have made big cutbacks.For example, Santa Cruz residents who overwater their lawns or fail to fix leaks are sent to "water school," in the same way that bad drivers...
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Starfish babies offer glimmer of hope amid mass die-off

...sites and see that there are babies."At one site in Santa Cruz, California, more babies were counted in the past year...evolutionary biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz.Not all the sites have seen juveniles and it hasn't...
Sports On TV for Thursday, April 23 New OrleansNBA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE4 p.m., ESPNEWS - Playoffs, finals, game 1, Canton/Fort Wayne winner vs. Santa Cruz/Austin winnerNHL HOCKEY3 p.m., NBCSN - Playoffs, conference quarterfinals, game 4, Tampa Bay at Detroit3 p...
Outside columnist: Terrorism in the name of animals worsens the University of California, Santa Cruz, earlier in August reveal an unwelcome...these crimes a higher priority. The Santa Cruz bombings are just the latest instances...masked activists demonstrating at a UC Santa Cruz researcher's home pounded on her...
Alaska Science Forum: The demise of Scotch Cap lighthouse

...earthquake was giant: at least magnitude 8.1. The tsunami that resulted killed 159 people in Hawaii, drowned a swimmer in Santa Cruz, banged up fishing boats in Chile and wrecked a hut in Antarctica. The curve of the Aleutians protected much of Alaska...


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