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Oganookie Reunion at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center

By Julie Horner Guitarist, piano player, and songwriter Jack Bowers talks about it like it was yesterday. “We came to Brookdale in 1970 and set up camp in a big house on the top of Western Drive with an apple orchard.” Dubbed the “Oganookie Farm,” Bowers said it was “14 musicians, a manager, and kids and women living cooperatively.”  According… Read More
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Santa Cruz County Lifts Mask Mandate on February 16

Staff Report The County of Santa Cruz has announced that it will follow the majority of Bay Area counties in lifting mask requirements for indoor public settings beginning Wednesday, February 16. The shift in policy aligns with recent determinations by health officials in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Solano, and Sonoma… Read More